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Dementia awareness raised in council motion | Cynnig gan y Cyngor...

Dementia awareness raised in council motion   CARMARTHENSHIRE County Council has committed more support to raising awareness of dementia. Councillors debated an issue raised by Carmarthen North...

BMX PERFORMANCE AWARDED TO FOUR CEREDIGION SCHOOLS

* Yinka Thomas will perform four BMX displays in Ceredigion schools on FRIDAY 15TH JUNE: * Ysgol Gymunedol Rhydypennau at 9.15am * Ysgol Penrhyncoch at 11am *...

FRASER BEAR ORGAN DONATION DOCUMENTARY LAUNCHED AT SENEDD EVENT

FRASER BEAR ORGAN DONATION DOCUMENTARY LAUNCHED AT SENEDD EVENT   A behind-the-scenes documentary promoting the making of the Believe: Organ Donation Support charity’s ‘Fraser Bear’ animated...

Bridgend Young Carers celebrate Carers Week

Bridgend Young Carers are marking Carers Week (11-17 June) with a series of talks and awareness raising sessions around the Bridgend area including schools...

New mums face gaps in vital specialist mental health services

Thousands of new mums in Wales who need treatment for mental health problems during pregnancy or following birth are facing different levels of specialist...

Women in Cardiff have a positive perception of cycling, yet 70%...

Women in Cardiff have a positive perception of cycling, yet 70% never ride a bike Bike Life, the largest assessment of cycling in seven...

Letter to editor from celebrity baker and actress Jane Asher

Take to your garden or favourite outdoor space Across Wales this summer There’s something very special about entertaining out of doors – our weather may...

2 Wish Upon A Star’s 6th annual charity cycle, 2 Wish...

On Friday June 1st, bereavement support charity 2 Wish Upon A Star held its 6th annual charity cycle, 2 Wish on 2 Wheels. The...

South Wales winners revealed at NSPCC Childhood Champion awards

South Wales winners revealed at NSPCC Childhood Champion awards   The NSPCC’s Childhood Champion Awards have this week shone a spotlight on the charity’s unsung heroes...

Best for Britain release open letter ahead of ‘roadmap’ launch

Group lay out roadmap to people's vote tomorrow Marks the first time a clear path to delivering a final say on the Brexit deal...

Letter to Editor: Celebrating our invaluable volunteers

CELEBRATING OUR INVALUABLE VOLUNTEERS   This month we celebrate Volunteers’ Week and I’d like to take a moment to recognise the invaluable contribution of volunteers.   Did your...

6th annual charity cycle, 2 Wish on 2 Wheels – June...

On Friday June 1st, bereavement support charity 2 Wish Upon A Star will be holding its 6th annual charity cycle, 2 Wish on 2...

GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS FORUM TRUST CONFERENCE HOSTED IN BRUSSELS ON JUNE...

MSF PRESIDENT DR JOANNE LIU AND SURVIVORS OF SLAVERY TO SPEAK AT CONFERENCE AT THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS FORUM _TRUST CONFERENCE_ HOSTED IN...

Oxfam’s #BooksChangeLives campaign launched at the Hay Festival today by Wales...

Nation's favourite authors reveal the books that changed their lives Dolly Alderton, Tracy Chevalier, Philippa Gregory, Paula Hawkins,  Nick Hornby, David Nicholls, and Tara...

Young people turn to Childline over pressure of exam stress

Thousands receive counselling from Childline about exam stress in 2017/18 There were five times as many counselling sessions delivered to girls than to...

Welsh Independent Living Grant: 900 may be losing out

Janet Finch-Saunders AM has raised concerns about the transparency of the process undertaken by the Welsh Government in transferring powers to local authorities to...

First young carer storybook to be launched by Bridgend Young Carers

Action for Children’s Bridgend Young Carers are to launch their storybook, ‘The Bear Who Struggled to Care’, at a special ceremony at Bridgend Carers...

1 IN 5 ADULTS IN WALES FEEL LONELY OR ISOLATED SAYS...

Samaritans Cymru have released new survey results on loneliness and isolation in Wales ahead of their evidence session with the Health, Social Care and...

Ty Laura’s new sensory room opens thanks to major donations

Action for Children’s Ty Laura Short Breaks service in Swansea, which provides respite care and support for children and young people who have learning...

NSPCC praises Welsh Government intention to develop a Child Sexual Abuse...

NSPCC Cymru / Wales has commended the Welsh Government’s intention to develop a Child Sexual Abuse Action Plan. Children’s Minister Huw Irranca-Davies made the pledge...

SMEs name money management as top reason behind poor mental health.

COULD MINDFULNESS HELP? SMES NAME MONEY MANAGEMENT AS A TOP REASON BEHIND POOR MENTAL HEALTH. In light of Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, which...

Raising Tomorrow’s Superheroes!

Raising Tomorrow’s Superheroes!   BOOM! Action for Children teams up with Dadmin this Father’s Day to launch new charity t-shirt KAPOW! 100% of the profits...

Work isn’t working for millennial mental health

Work isn’t working for millennial mental health UK’s biggest ever stress survey reveals mental health generation gap in our workplaces Powering through stress at...

UK stressed to the point of being ‘overwhelmed or unable to...

Mental Health Awareness Week Launch Press Release   Stressed nation:  74% of UK ‘overwhelmed or unable to cope’ at some point in the last year –...

Alzheimer’s Society Cymru urges people in Wales to rise against dementia...

People across Wales are being called upon to unite against dementia by signing up for Alzheimer’s Society’s Cupcake Day on Thursday 14 June. Alzheimer’s Society...

Bank Holiday fun with Annabel Karmel and Action for Children’s The...

Annabel Karmel does her bit for The Giant Wiggle with a Very Hungry Sandwich   Best-selling author and nutritional expert Annabel Karmel has given her support...

Clogau Supports ABF The Soldiers’ Charity with Welsh Poppy

Clogau jewellery supports ABF The Soldiers’ Charity with Welsh poppy Clogau are proud to announce a new partnership with ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, the British...

New bereavement service launched in Wales addresses the complex needs of...

New bereavement service launched in Wales addresses the complex needs of people affected by dementia   Bereaved by Dementia - a Cruse Bereavement Care partnership with...

BYTE NIGHT WALES LAUNCHES 2018 SLEEP OUT – WELSH BUSINESSES CHALLENGED...

• Iconic Principality Stadium confirmed for October 5th sleep out • UK Byte Night Chair Graham Davis joins Tramshed launch • More than £1.3 million raised...

Children under 13 being targeted by adults they don’t know on...

New NSPCC and O2 research has revealed that one in four young people have been contacted over social media by an adult they don’t...

BYTE NIGHT WALES IS BACK! WELSH BUSINESSES CHALLENGED TO SLEEP OUT...

Iconic Principality Stadium confirmed for October 5th sleep out with launch on May 1st at Tramshed More than £1.3 million raised in UK...

SAMARITANS EXTEND OPENING HOURS OF WELSH LANGUAGE LINE TO SUPPORT WELSH...

Samaritans have launched new opening hours for their Welsh Language Line today, as they increase the level of support available to Welsh speakers.  The...

Letter to Editor: We’re here to support people with Multiple Sclerosis

Re: MS Awareness Week, 23 – 29 April 2018.   We're here to support people with Multiple Sclerosis   Did your readers know that there are over 100,000...

BYTE NIGHT WALES IS BACK! WELSH BUSINESSES CHALLENGED TO SLEEP OUT...

• Iconic Principality Stadium confirmed for October 5th sleep out • More than £1.3 million raised in UK by over 1,500 sleepers in 2017 who...

Hanfod Cymru yn cyhoeddi ei fod am ddod i ben /...

Hanfod Cymru announces it is to come to an end in Summer 2019 The Board of Hanfod Cymru, the grant-distribution charity, has announced that it...

Swansea young families to publish Best Start storybook at Grand Theatre

Young parents at Action for Children’s Swansea Support, Advice, Informal advocacy and Life coaching (SAIL) service will publish their storybook, Rainbow Soup, at the...

Dementia Action Week – 5 ways to get involved in Wales

Alzheimer's Society's Dementia Awareness Week has been renamed as Dementia Action Week.   It takes place from 21-27 May 2018 and Alzheimer's Society is calling on...

West Wales good causes groups receive over £150,000 in funding

WEST WALES GOOD CAUSES GROUPS CELEBRATE RECEIVING OVER £150,000 IN FUNDING. SEVEN good causes groups are celebrating £154,329  in funding between them. Using money raised by...

NCT’s response to new maps showing perinatal mental health services in...

In response to new maps launched today by the Maternal Mental Health Alliance’s Everyone’s Business Campaign, Abi Wood, Head of Campaigns, NCT, said:   “There are...

Welsh rugby star Gethin Jenkins visits NSPCC Cardiff service centre

Gethin Jenkins chose the NSPCC as the main charity of his testimonial year He returned to his old primary school to take part...

Pembrey family are running the London Marathon for Aspire, and potentially...

This April the Richards family, from Pembrey in Wales, have a couple of coinciding milestone birthdays: on April 20th Sam Richards is turning 18...

TRANSFORM THE SCHOOL RUN TO EASE CONGESTION IN WALES

* The school run is accountable for nearly a quarter (24%) of traffic at peak times and contributes significantly to the financial drain that...

Severn Crossing/ Pont Hafren Protest

TOMORROW/ YFORY All welcome/ Croeso i bawb. 2pm Saturday 14th April, Protest outside the Old Library in Cardiff. #respectWales #SevernCrossing2 2yp, Dydd Sadwrn 14 Ebrill, Protest allan yr...

Police couple join forces to run London Marathon for charity Crimestoppers

Police couple join forces as they take on one of their biggest challenges   A couple from Aberdare working at South Wales Police and Gwent Police...

Letter to Editor: Supporting people living with Parkinson’s

Re: World Parkinson's Day, 11 April 2018.   Supporting people living with Parkinson's   This month we mark World Parkinson's Day. With over 145,000 people estimated to be...

St Pierre Golf Club Ladies’ section chooses key Action for Children...

The Ladies section of St Pierre Golf Club has chosen Action for Children’s Monmouthshire Children with Disabilities Support Services to be their charity of...

Action for Children benefits from egg-cellent idea

• 8 yr old Kian has idea to collect Easter eggs for less fortunate children • Triples target of 100 Easter Eggs set for...

NSPCC: Wales conference puts the spotlight on domestic abuse

Protecting women and children from domestic abuse was the focus of a ground-breaking conference in Wales this week (Wednesday March 28th). Organised by Cardiff University’s...

WALES RUGBY STAR WARBURTON SUPPORTS NSPCC DURING TESTIMONIAL YEAR

British and Irish Lions, Wales and Cardiff Blues rugby star Sam Warburton has chosen NSPCC Cymru/Wales as the main charity beneficiary of his testimonial...

Thousands of young people seek help after being sexually abused by...

More than 3,000 Childline counselling sessions for peer sexual abuse A confused landscape with young people struggling to understand what has happened to...
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