INFORMATION SESSION:  5 Ways to Arthritis Wellbeing

Thursday – 17 August 2023

Online via Teams 10.30 am – 11.30 pm

Join us with Sian Davies and Emily Parry, both practising Health Improvement Practitioner within the Community, and discover Five Ways to Wellbeing, what it means and how small changes can improve how we feel.  There will also be an opportunity for questions at the end of the session. There will be an opportunity for questions. Everyone is welcome!

Register at Eventbrite:   https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/information-session-five-ways-to-arthritis-wellbeing-tickets-672982196867  

Room opens at 10.20am presentation starts at 10.30am. Please be on time. 

Our online information sessions are for adults with arthritis, MSK or related conditions e.g. fibromyalgia, lupus, gout. Also for health care professionals and carers supporting people living with arthritis. They offer a chance to learn about managing arthritis and related conditions, hear from guest speakers and find out more about the support provided by Versus Arthritis in local areas. 

New Horizons Mental Health - Recovery College, want to consult with residents of Merthyr Tydfil on what courses they would be particularly interested in them providing over the next few months across the Borough.

As such, they would be grateful if you could send the survey link below to partner organisations and service users where this is applicable.

The link below takes you to a short survey.


Please Contact Tracy Thomas - Deputy Director at New Horizons Mental Health.


for further information or if you have any questions.

Merthyr Tydfil Global Village was set up in 2005 to raise awareness of and celebrate the cultural diversity of Merthyr Tydfil. Using art and creative projects the team worked tirelessly to develop an annual festival dedicated to bringing cultures together and educating people about Merthyr Tydfil’s diverse roots.

Bids are invited for arts-based projects that align with the spirit of Merthyr Tydfil Global Village (please see accompanied documentation). Projects should celebrate and raise awareness of the diversity of Merthyr Tydfil. Projects can include workshops, educational activities, dance, music, crafts and food etc to support and promote community cohesion within Merthyr Tydfil, leading up to a celebratory event or be used for a multicultural event in themselves.

Maximum award of up to £3000

Closing date – 12 noon on 24th August 2023

All funding must be spent by 30th August 2024

For an application form and guidance, please contact karen.vowles@vamt.net


Business Community Liaison Officer:

As part of the Working on Wellbeing (Wales) Project, Legacy in the Community are currently looking to recruit a highly motivated individual to join our team based in Merthyr Tydfil.

As the Business Community Liaison officer, you will be working with our partners to effectively deliver this Welsh Government funded project throughout Wales.

We are looking for someone who is proactive and passionate about promoting and increasing employment opportunities for individuals who have a disability or long-term health condition.

You will be working alongside organisations and local businesses to increase employment and training opportunities for individuals who have joined the Project. Therefore, developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders in the community.

Part of your responsibilities will also be to raise awareness of the Disability Confident Scheme.

  • You will be based in Merthyr Tydfil but will involve travelling as required throughout Wales (mileage expenses paid)
  • This is a fixed term contract until March 2025 
  • Salary: £24,000 per annum 
  • Full-time - 37.5 Hours (Hours maybe negotiable) 
  • Closing date 25th August 2023

 If you are interested and would like to discuss the role in more detail please email a copy of your CV to: gareth@litc.uk

Website: https://litc.uk/



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