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WCVA's new-look consultations page, updated each week to help you have your say logo

Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) regularly responds to consultations on topics that will affect our members and the wider third sector. 

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Velindre Cancer Centre want to hear from you!

Would you be willing to engage with Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff on Monday 3 April? A new building is being consulted on and they want to ensure that they make the plans as accessible as possible.

The event will feature a guided tour of the current  centre, then a discussion on the plans for the future, with lunch provided afterwards.

The event will take place between 11am and 1.30pm and we will arrange transport for you from Jones Court to the Centre. If you need a guide, please let us know.

Please contact the RNIB Cymru Campaigns team for more information on cymrucampaigns@rnib.org.uk or 029 2082 8500.

 

RNIB Cymru invites you to a consultation event on the Wales and Border Train Franchise

RNIB Cymru is pleased to announce that the four bidders for the upcoming franchise agreement to run the train service in Wales will be visiting Jones Court on Friday 7 April 2017 to listen to your views on the new franchise.

The winners of the bid will take on the agreement from 2018 and will be working with Transport for Wales to deliver the South Wales Metro project.

The meeting will take place between 2-3.30pm on Friday 7 April  2017 and refreshments will be provided.

Please contact the RNIB Cymru Campaigns team for more information on cymrucampaigns@rnib.org.uk or T: 029 2082 8500.

 

Have your say on Public Service Board's - Better Bridgend survey

Related documents:

Bridgend Public Services Board Assessment of Local Well-being Consultation Draft

Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

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In 2015, the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act was introduced to ensure that Public Service Boards (PSBs) across the nation do all logothey can to improve economical, environmental, social and cultural well-being of people and communities. The PSB is a partnership of 15 public service providers who work together to improve local services.

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The PSB for Bridgend has put of all its evidence together into a draft assessment of well-being. The assessment was created to gain a better understanding of positive aspects within our communities, what matters to people, and how the PSB can work together now, and in the future, to plan and deliver services. The PSB want to know if you agree with the information gathered and what well-being factors are most important to you.

How to respond:
This consultation period will begin on the 15 February 2017 and close the 19 March 2017. You can respond or ask further questions in the following ways:
T: 01656 643 664
E: consultation@bridgend.gov.uk
Online: Click here
Post: Communications, Marketing and Engagement, Bridgend County Borough Council, Raven’s Court, Wing 3, Brewery Lane, Bridgend, CF31 4AP.

Alternative formats are also available upon request.

 

 

Have your say on the charity banking market

The objective of this survey is to uncover the state of play in the charity banking market. One lucky person will win a £100 John Lewis gift card. 

Take part in survey here >>>

Deadline for completing this survey is Thursday 23 February 2017.

 

 

Is there a demand for a Bridgend Craft Network?

Bridgend REACH Craft in Bridgend survey of craft workers, hobbyists and people interested in developing craftlogo skills.

This survey by Cotyledon and a steering group led by Bridgend REACH is intended to form part of a development plan for the craft sector in rural Bridgend.  They are interested in hearing from people producing skilled or informal craft to find out if there is a demand for a Bridgend Craft Network or if people are already connected in some way.

Bridgend Reach is also trying to find out the extent to which craft in Bridgend plays a role or could play a role to connect people, reduce isolation or improve wellbeing.  

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They would be pleased to hear your views and happy to answer any questions on the survey, the craft sector in Bridgend or work of the Rural Development Team in Bridgend County Borough.  This survey should take no more than five minutes to complete and all responses will be treated in confidence. This project has received funding through the Welsh Government Rural Communities - Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the Welsh Government.

For further information contact Sue Evans, T: 01656 815087 or Jan Walsh, T: 07737 630657.

 

 

Proposed policy changes on charging for care and support

Bridgend County Borough Council is reviewing its current policy on charging for non-residential care services and logoformalising a charging policy for residential care services since the introduction of the new Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014.

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This consultation invites you to share your views on how the council charges for residential care services and to review its policy for non-residential care services whilst continuing to remain fair to our service users during these difficult financial times. 

Consultation document

This consultation period will close on 23 February 2017. You can respond or ask further questions in the following ways:

Online: Click here
Tel: (01656) 643 664
Email: Consultation@bridgend.gov.uk
Post: Communications, Marketing and Engagement, Bridgend County Borough Council, Raven’s Court, Wing 3, Brewery Lane, Bridgend, CF31 4AP.

Alternative formats are also available upon request.

 

 

Not so Legal, Not so High’ new psychoactive substances (NPS) survey

This survey aims to gather the views of all young people aged 11-25 living in Bridgend, Neath, Port Talbot and Swansea about their perceptions around psychoactive substances and where to go for help. It is an aspiration that all 120,000 young people living in the region have an opportunity to participate in the survey.  The information will be used to shape substance misuse and community safety service planning.  It is important to us that a high and diverse participant rate is achieved so we can be sure that our services are based on best evidence and are relevant to the spectrum of needs of young people living in our region.

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This survey is completely anonymous and no information that you give will be traced back to you.   At the end of the survey you'll be asked if you want to enter a separate competition to win one of 12 iPods, it's completely up to you to choose whether to enter the competition.

For further information click here >>>

 

 

 

Have your say on council servicesBridgend County Borough Council

Bridgend County Borough Council is inviting local people to have their say on the services it provides. Members are being recruited for the council’s Citizens’ Panel, which helps it to understand local people’s opinions about the services it provides for residents and businesses, and to review and improve its work in these areas >>

 

 

Find out how you can have your say about issues affecting you in Bridgend County Borough  Logo

Find out how you can give your views on issues about living and working in Bridgend County Borough, by responding to current consultations or attending meetings and events by visiting the new askbridgend website.

askbridgend includes information about how citizens of Bridgend County Borough can have their say on issues that are important to them as well as a range of advice and guidance.  Visit www.askbridgend.com >>