Archive

April 2015

Ethical Caerphilly cleaning firm branches out into garden maintenance

Posted 30 April 2015
A Caerphilly cleaning company which trains unemployed and hard to reach people, along with international foreign exchange students, is celebrating its rapid growth by branching out into garden maintenance.

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Merthyr Tydfil think tank aims to help combat poverty – and stereotyping of town

Posted 28 April 2015
Wales’s leading social justice think tank is planning to expand with the dual aim of helping reduce poverty across the country while challenging the ‘negative image’ of Merthyr Tydfil.

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Valleys Guardian statue a major attraction – for cruise ship visitors

Posted 21 April 2015
A Valleys tourist attraction is set to see an influx of new visitors over the coming year – of passengers disembarking from cruise ships.

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Merthyr Tydfil’s oldest cricket club aims to maintain all-rounder role

Posted 20 April 2015
One of Merthyr Tydfil’s oldest sports clubs is taking steps to ensure it continues to offer local residents a wealth of recreational and social activities.

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Merthyr Tydfil could become trampoline ‘bounce park’ venue

Posted 15 April 2015
Merthyr Tydfil could become the home of one of Wales’s first indoor ‘bounce parks’, with inter-connected trampolines allowing people to bounce off the walls.

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Market for Shakes & Cakes helps create local jobs

Posted 2 April 2015
Adults with learning disabilities are being helped find jobs and develop their skills and self-confidence by a project also giving Torfaen shoppers healthy snacking options.

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Fifteen new jobs created by Merthyr Tydfil social enterprises

Posted 1 April 2015
Two Merthyr Tydfil social enterprises have created 15 jobs and safeguarded four as a result of receiving grant awards worth almost £80,000.

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