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A directory of support groups and meetings, regular events and courses brought to you by businesses that share our Vision; “to enable people affected by disabilities to exercise choice and control, to live independent lives, and to actively participate in society”.

Blaenavon Resource Centre

More than Health Care Alongside the Medical Practice, Pharmacy, Dentist and other health services Blaenavon Resource Centre provides a range of information, advice and support in your community. Here you can find Torfaen CBC Customer Services Team, Adult Social Care, Gwent Police and a range of outreach support and services. This newsletter contains information on […]

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WeCare Wales Award 2020

Do you have a care worker who really makes a difference to your life? Or do you work with or know someone you think makes a difference through the care and support they provide? WeCare Wales award launch leaflet 2020 Why not nominate them for the WeCare Wales award? The new Accolade that recognises, celebrates […]

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ECHO Football and Tennis Clubs

Sports Club Home of Leominster Town ECHO Football Club November dates: 14th, 21st and 28th, 7.30 – 8.30pm  Bridge Street Sports Centre, Leominster, HR6 8EA Any ability, men and women welcome.  £3.50 per session, pay as you play   New to Tennis Every Tuesday, 5.30 – 6.30pm,  Bridge Street Sports Centre Hosted by Leominster Tennis […]

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Wednesday LifeLinks Coffee Morning

Wednesday Lifelinks Coffee Morning Wednesday Lifelinks are holding a Coffee Morning on the 13th November 10.00 – 12.00pm.  It will be at St Martins Church in Hereford.  There will be coffee, tea, homemake cakes and Christmas gifts, cards and crafts for sale.  There will also be a tombola and other competitions, and stalls from other […]

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Cwmbran Diabetes UK Group

  Cwmbran Diabetes UK Group Diabetes UK, the charity for people with diabetes, has a network of voluntary groups throughout the UK. One such group is based in Cwmbran to support people with diabetes in Cwmbran and the surrounding area. We are a social group who have a range of events in our annual programme […]

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Torfaen Play sessions

Torfaen County Borough are hosting a play service this Half-term with Play sessions, Activity sessions and much more. For full details on locations and sessions available please see the poster below. Booking is required.

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Quiet Hour at Old Market Hereford

Did you know that Hereford Old Market have introduced a quiet hour?  They say “We are committed to creating a welcoming environment for all of our customers and following on from our participation in National Autism Hour and having our staff complete Autism Awareness we have worked with our retailers to create a permanent Quiet […]

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Dementia Life Coach – age connects Torfaen

A dementia Life Coach provides a holistic bespoke service, tailored to the well-being of the carer(s) of an individual with Dementia who lives in the greater Gwent area. If you would like to know please have a look at the attached document or contact Dementia Friends on 01495 769264

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Talk Health – Your Voice Matters

THE FUTURE OF HEALTH SERVICES FOR PEOPLE LIVING IN COUNTY OF TORFAEN. We are inviting people from the area to attend a local meeting to discuss health services, and hear how they will be developed / changed over the coming years please see the attached link for more details

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British Red Cross – Singing and Board Games

Singing The Salvation Army Hall, Park Road, Pontypool NP4 6JH Wednesdays 1pm for a cuppa. 1.30pm for singing. Finish at 2.30pm FREE You don’t need to be able to sing. It’s fun, we’re not a choir. We sing lots of genres of songs Participants can choose which songs to sing from a large selection No […]

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Hearing Loss Group – Deaf Direct

Hearing Loss Group meeting on Wednesday 7th August at The Rose Garden, Ledbury Road, Hereford HR1 2TR 2pm – 4pm. This month, Gail Calthrop, RGN and Mindfulness Practitioner from St Michaels Hospice who is coming along to run a taster Mindfulness session with the group

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Geocaching- ASD friendly

Gwent Wildlife Trust and Integrated Autism Service (Gwent) invite you to a joint, FREE ASD friendly geocaching event over the School summer holidays

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Building a Healthier Gwent

As part of NHS Wales and Gwents 10 Year Public Health Strategic Plan Special community engagement events have been organised for:  Older People: 7th August  Carers: 8th August  Veterans: 13th August  Adults with Physical Disabilities and/or Sensory Impairment: 14th August  Adults with Learning Disabilities: 15th August   Please see the attached […]

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Brain Tumour Support

Brain Tumour Support is uniquely dedicated to providing support for anyone affected by any type of brain tumour, at any point from diagnosis and for as long as support is needed. ​They are there not just for the patients themselves, but also families, carers and loved ones who are dealing day to day with the […]

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