Welcome to Interlink’s Information bulletin
Check out our training courses and conference facilities we have available. If you are looking for office accommodation to rent in the Pontypridd area give us a call! Do you have events or information you would like to include in the bulletin? Then please forward your information to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday 24 June. Click here to view the Spring Edition of our newsletter.
Interlink is made up of our members, which are all community and voluntary organisations. We believe the more we work together, the stronger we all become. Once you join, you will be able to make use of all the things we have to offer. Please fill in our Membership application form and e-mail it to email@example.com or send it to us at the address below.
Interlink Conference Facilities
Interlink offers a range of meeting and conference facilities, whether your requirements are for a training venue, conferences, small meetings or one-to-ones. www.interlinkrct.org.uk/conference-facilities
Are you looking for office accommodation in the Pontypridd area? We have office space available to rent in our office in Upper Boat, for more information give us a call on 01443 846200.
Training Courses – April – September 2015
Running your Organisation – Exceptional Committees – 11 June 2015, 9.30am-12.30pm – Cost A: £20 B: £40
Mental Health First Aid for Adults – 12 and 19 June 2015 at Interlink, 9.30am-4.30pm – Cost £40 for both days
First Class Funding Strategies – 17 June 2015 at Interlink, 9.30am-12.30pm – Cost A: £20 B: £40
Taking Involvement to the Next Level – 17 June 2015 at Interlink, 2.00pm-4.30pm – Cost A: £20 B: £40
Mentoring Training Level 2 – 25 and 26 June 2015 at Interlink, 10.00am – 3.00pm – Cost A: £20 B: £40
Evaluating What you do – Measuring Impact – 1 July 2015 at Interlink, 9.30am – 3.30pm
– Cost A: £20 B: £40
First Aid Training – 17 July 2015 at Interlink, 9.30am – 4.30pm – Interlink /CVC members £40/Non-members £80
Health and Safety Training – 23 July 2015 at Interlink, 9.30am-4.30pm – Interlink/CVC members £45/Non-members £90
Introduction to Investing in Volunteers – 17 September 2015 at Interlink, 9.30am – 12.00pm FREE
Mental Health First Aid for Youth – 25 September and 2 October at Interlink, 9.30am-4.30pm – Cost £40 for both days
Safeguarding Children and Young People – 30 September 2015 at Interlink, 9.30am – 12.30pm – Cost TBA
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults – 30 September 2015 at Interlink, 1.30pm – 4.30pm – Cost TBA
For more information visit our website
Cwm Taf Safeguarding Children Board Training Programme 2015-16 For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ICT Support / Bespoke Training
Interlink are able to assist with skill sharing or provide bespoke training on the following Microsoft packages:
Word Excel Publisher Access Powerpoint Internet and e.mail
Our Admin team are able to assist organisations with the following services:
• Website • Mailshot • Desktop publishing • Photocopying • Laminating/Binding • Signposting
For more information contact us on 01443 846200 or e-mail: email@example.com
Visit www.interlinkrct.org.uk/training to see what training we have on offer.
Singing for the Brain – 10 June at St Catherine’s Church – for more information contact the Alzheimer’s Society Tel: 01685 353919
toogoodtowaste invitation to attend their public consultation – 11June – Please confirm your attendance and approximate time of arrival by; Monday 8th June 2015 either by emailing Katie Sibley, Marketing and Communications Officer on KSibley@toogoodtowaste.co.uk or alternatively you can phone her on 01443 680090.
Cancer Awareness Roadshow – 24 June – The Cancer Awareness Roadshow is coming to Merthyr Tydfil on Wednesday 24th June! So pop along to the Market Square (in front of Poundworld) between 10:00 and 16:00, no appointment necessary. For more info please see our website or follow us on Twitter.
Preparing your Charity for the Future – 1 July –Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff Bay, CF10 5AL (map)
Wednesday 1st July 2015 COST: £25 (inc VAT) pp TIME: 8.30am For more information or to book your place, please click here. http://www.geldards.com/preparing_your_charity_for_the_future.aspx
Sight Cymru Wales & West Conference 2015 – To be held at the School of Optometry & Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, Maindy Road, Cathays, Cardiff CF24 4HQ on Thursday 25th June 2015. For bookings and more information please contact Emma Richards on 01495 763650 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mindscapes Art Exhibition – 1 – 12 June – For more information contact Art in the Attic on 01443 687080
Stop Smoking Wales Brief Intervention Training – If you would like any further information or have any queries, please contact Stop Smoking Wales on 01792 607381.
Is Wales Fairer? conference – 8 July – If you have any questions or would like to discuss the conference please contact us on 029 2044 7710
Green Valleys Support Fibromyalgia support group – Meet on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 11.00am -2.00pm at Taff meadow community centre and on the 3rd Wednesday of the month in Sainsbury’s Cafe at 7.00pm – 9.00pm. Meetings are £3. For more information contact Jojo on 07511537613 Facebook:- gvsfm https://www.facebook.com/groups/GreenValleysSupportFibromyalgia/
Cardiff Breakfast Club for Veterans – We meet every weekend, Saturday or Sunday mornings, eat breakfast together, indulge in some good old military banter. To find your nearest Breakfast Club, follow the link below (or copy and paste it into your browser), and choose the nearest marker to you on the map. The marker will give you the venue, day and time of the Breakfast Club, as well as a link to their Facebook Page. http://www.zeemaps.com/view?group=1201327&x=19.606370&y=48.851449&z=14
DIARY MARKER: “Work together to build and maintain healthy and safe communities” – Monday 15th June 2015
For further information and advice please visit www.nptcvs.com
RCT Homes Community Fun Day 2015 – 31 July 2015 at Tonyrefail Leisure Centre, 10.30am and 4.00pm.
Drink Wise Age Well Community Based Programme in Cwm Taf – You can contact Richard on Richard.email@example.com or on 07768926287.
Children and Young People Now Awards Invite UK Entries for 2015 – The deadline for entries is 3 July 2015. http://www.cypnawards.com/
Social Enterprise Awards Wales 2015 – Nominations now open! – The closing date for entries is 5pm on Friday 10th July 2015. For more information on the Social Enterprise Awards Wales 2015, please visit: www.walescooperative.org/social-enterprise-awards-wales-2015/
Protecting Community Assets – Consultation – Please see a link below to a consultation, DTA Wales/Renew Wales will respond but it would be good if you could also respond and please distribute the consultation to others who you think might be interested. http://gov.wales/consultations/people-and-communities/protecting-community-assets-consultation/?lang=en (English)
http://gov.wales/consultations/people-and-communities/protecting-community-assets-consultation/?lang=cy (Welsh) Consultation ends 11 September 2015
Launch of the 2015 Design Week Awards – The entry deadline is Friday 3 July 2015
Launch of the 2015 South Wales Business Awards – Entries to the 2015 round must be submitted by 10 July 2015. The 2015 Awards will be held on Friday 11 September 2015 at The Bear Hotel, Cowbridge. www.southwalesbusinessawards.co.uk/index.php
Nominations Open for the 2016 Queen’s Awards for Enterprise – Nominations for each strand of the 2016 Queen’s Awards for Enterprise must be submitted by 30 September 2015. www.awardsintelligence.co.uk/service/queens-awards-enterprise
Rhondda Foodbank Annual Sponsored Walk – 12 September 2015
Launch of Peter Jones’ Fourth Tycoon in Schools Contest – The deadline for registrations for the 2015 contest is 30 September 2015. http://www.tycooninschools.com/competition
LIFE Programme for Climate Action – 2015 Call for Action Grants Launched – Deadlines are as follows:
- Traditional Projects – 15 September 2015
- Preparatory Projects – 30 October 2015
- Technical Assistance – 15 September 2015
- Integrated projects – 1 October 2015 (for concept notes).
Will Charitable Trust Open to Applications Relating to Cancer Care in the UK – The deadline for applications is 31 August 2015. http://www.willcharitabletrust.org.uk/cancer.htm
Comic Relief – International Grants Programme – Proposals for Generating Ideas are now being accepted with a deadline of 22 July 2015 (noon). http://www.comicrelief.com/our-grants/international
Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary – Call for 2015 Submissions – The 2015 submission deadline is 27 July 2015. http://www.shapearts.org.uk/Pages/News/Category/adam-reynolds-memorial-bursary
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust’s UK Grant Programmes – September Deadline – The deadline for applications for Northern Ireland is 17 August 2015 (12 noon). The deadline for all other applications is 1 September 2015 (12 noon).http://www.jrct.org.uk/your-application
Heritage Lottery Fund Offers Funding for First World War: Then and Now Projects – There are no deadlines. Applications may be submitted at any time until 2019. http://www.hlf.org.uk/looking-funding/our-grant-programmes/first-world-war-then-and-now
Centre for Social Justice Awards 2015 Invite UK Entries – The deadline for applications is 12 June 2015 (5pm). http://www.centreforsocialjustice.org.uk/awards/apply-for-a-csj-award
HLF – Parks for People Welcomes UK Applications – The next deadline for applications is 1 September 2015 (12pm) http://www.hlf.org.uk/looking-funding/our-grant-programmes/parks-people
2016 Clore Social Leadership Programme Open to Applications (UK) – The 2016 Fellowships are open to applications with a deadline of 25 June 2015 (midday). http://cloresocialleadership.org.uk/Apply-now-for-2016
RCT Together – Community Enabling Fund – Expression of Interest Form now available on RCT Council Website – If you need any further information, please contact Debra Hanney, Community Asset Development Officer
Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council on 01443 425761. RCT Together – Enjoy the video link to find out more about RCT Together.
Green Open Homes Grants Open for England and Wales – The deadline for applications is 15 June 2015. http://www.greenopenhomes.net/support-for-organisers/grants-2015
Arts & Business Cymru’s CultureStep Programme – 2015/16 Rounds Announced – The next submission deadline is 19 June 2015. www.aandbcymru.org.uk/culturestep-1
Skipton Building Society – Grassroots Giving Open to Applications – The deadline for applications is 31 July 2015
Speakeasy Advice Energy Project – As an organisation Speakeasy Advice Centre specialises in providing free debt and welfare benefits advice, as well as running an Energy Advice Project. www.speakeasyadvice.co.uk.
Accelerating Ideas Pilot – The Accelerating Ideas pilot is testing a completely new funding approach which aims to get great ideas and practice more widely shared and adopted across the UK www.biglottery.org.uk
Building Communities Trust Vacancies – Invest Local Officers (3 posts) / Finance & Office Manager / Communication and Events Officer. To download an application pack, go to: recruit3.org.uk or call 029 2043 1741 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Please contact Chris Johnes, incoming Chief Executive BCT on 07796 718471 for an informal discussion. Closing date: 17 June 2015
Job Opportunities at Children in Wales – Development Officer (Participation). Deadline for receipt of applications: Noon, Wednesday 24 June 2015. Download an application pack from our website or you can contact our Cardiff office (Tel: (029) 2034 2434). Applications must be submitted on our application form to Caroline Taylor by post or by e-mail: email@example.com