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Following a restructure of our Board to reflect the community we serve, we wish to appoint a number of new Trustees with the following skills, expertise or lived experience: social care; disability practice; political environment; arts; social enterprises; law; business and financial management. These roles will contribute to the strategic direction of Awen, whilst…
The plans for Pencoed Library, which will close later in the autumn and reopen in early 2023 for its 50th anniversary year, include: Updating static, old furniture with more mobile options so that the space can be used more flexibly for activities and events. Creating a work/study space to support those working remotely or…
The project, which was funded by Welsh Government’s Integrated Care Fund ‘Connected Communities’ Grant – administered by Bridgend Association of Voluntary Organisations – worked with Cardiff-based Rescape Innovation to also create 12 personalised VR experiences for residents with dementia, aimed at unlocking memories and provoking conversations. VR technology is becoming increasingly popular within the…