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Our agreement with the Vale
Council says that we have to close for staff training for a number of days each
year. We have decided to close all our projects on Friday June 22ndfor one day. We apologise for the inconvenience.
We are now able to accept
old decimal coins, stamps, dollars and Euros as well as old printer cartridges,
mobile phones and ASDA receipts. We would also be very grateful for charity
bags as we use a lot of them for recycling.
We are currently fund
raising to buy new garden furniture to use in the hot sunny days of summer. We
have already had a picnic and cinema and Mike has agreed to shave his head. Forms
are available if anyone wants to sponsor Mike.
Since telling people about
our fund raising we have also received some donations of furniture which is
great. Thank you to everyone who has supported us already.
Wanda, one of our new
trustees has agreed to run a Quiz on Friday July 13th from 7-00 til 10-30. Tickets
will cost £6 each will include a buffet and teams can be up to 6 people. It is
an open quiz with all invited. We will however make sure that there will be a
round about ValePlus for our service users.
month Review feedback forms.
Enclosed in this mailing is
the feedback form for the 6 month reviews which were recently sent home. Please
let us know if you have not received one. We welcome feedback at any time and it
can be done through the usual email contact.
We need to review our
contact details. We would be grateful if you could return the form enclosed
updating any change of details such as e-mails and mobile numbers.
Afternoon Tea and a Duck
Race. More details next month
Data Protection Regulation
Thank you to all those of
you who have responded to our request to sign up for
e-mails. The new rules mean
that unless you sign up to receive e mails, you will no longer be able to
receive information in this way. There is still time to do this and we will be
sending out another request by e-mail soon.
Our new policy is also
available for you to see if you wish.
All our data is carefully
stored both in paper copies and electronically and is not shared with anyone
As some of you already know,
we are looking for a new office administrator to start work in September. The
job will be for 20 hours and will cover many aspects of the work already being
done by Steve, Dave and Liz, bringing it all under the control of one person.
The closing date is June 15th and applications forms are available
from the office.
We are still waiting to
hear! Look on our Facebook page for updates.
Our Llantwit group are
running a food co-op on a Friday. If you want to be part of this you must be
able to collect your bags from the centre at 16 Poundfield on a Friday
afternoon. Ring Angharad for further details.
We have signed up to Fare
Share which distributes spare food to us every Wednesday. As well as cutting
down food waste from the big supermarkets, it also allows us to cut down on our
food bills. We also collect from Tesco in Penarth every Tuesday evening when we
get food donations from them.