Monthly Archives: April 2016

Heritage Fundraising

Catalyst Cymru Training is holding a £20 introductory one-day course for those involved in Welsh heritage organisations who are new to trust and foundation fundraising at Cardiff on 28 April.  It will make specific reference to those trusts that fund heritage projects in Wales and will should appeal to anyone keen to find out more about the potential for raising money from trusts in their organisations whether they be trustees, staff or volunteers. You will need access to a computer at home or work in order to participate fully in this course.  Details from

Warm Homes Advice

NEST, the Welsh Government’s Warm Homes scheme, is holding householder advice surgeries on saving energy, money management, energy tariffs and benefit entitlement at:
Caldicot Community Hub, Woodstock Way: 11/12 April (10.00 – 3.00) – sorry, we only heard today!
Usk Community Centre, Maryport Street: 18 and 21 April (10.00 – 3.00)

Monmouth later in the month

Abergavenny Consultation

On Saturday, 7 May (2.00 – 5.00pm) Abergavenny’s independent Town Team is providing an opportunity for people to get together to have their say about improving the town and area as a place to live, work and visit.  They hope that this Open Talk event at the Gateway Centre, Monk Street will attract more than those who usually have a voice at such events.

Joining Up Volunteering

GAVo is holding a Volunteering Opportunities Fair at Chepstow Leisure Centre on Monday, 18 April (4.00 – 6.30pm).  Contact ASAP if your group would like to promote your volunteering opportunities.  As well as putting potential volunteers in touch with groups seeking volunteers, a particular aim of the event, which may be repeated in other towns, is to get organisations working together.