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Wellbeing Service at Work Club 19/9/19

The Wellbeing Service came along to our Work Club at The Power Station today to provide free health checks including blood pressure checks and advice. 

A huge thank you to Tesco Express in Cwmbran for their donation of the fruit basket!

Opportunities Fair - Blaenavon Workmen's Hall

An Opportunities Fair for employment and volunteering opportunities is being held at Blaenavon Workmen's Hall, Wednesday 25th September, 2pm-5pm. 

Bernard has "Lost The Plot" with his new gardening service

Garndiffaith resident Bernard Williams has launched a brand new gardening service business in Torfaen, specialising in garden clearance and bespoke garden design and creation work. 


Supported by both Communities for Work Plus and the local Department for Work and Pensions team, Bernard received business related support which included planning, marketing and promotion, insurance and equipment funding.

School Uniform Grant Update

Don’t miss out!!… if your child is entering Reception /Year 3 or Year 10 in September 2019 and receives free school meals, they are eligible for the school uniform grant.

Sweet Pixie Hair Salon Opens Its Doors

Local lady Nicole Morris from Penygarn has realised her lifelong dream of opening and running her own hair salon.

Based in Pontypool Town, Nicole has worked for the past six months refurbishing and re-designing the premises, putting Sweet Pixie Hair Salon firmly on the map.


The Communities for Work Plus and Communities for Work projects are committed to supporting environmentally friendly campaigns.

Eco bricks allow plastics to be recycled in plastic bottles. These can include crisp packets, plastic bags, straws, plastic cutlery, cling film etc.

Cycle to Work Day

Thursday 8th August is Cycle to Work Day. 

Childcare Offer Event Thursday 19th September 3.30pm-6.30pm

Are you a parent applying for nursery education for January, April or September 2020?

Your Financial To Do List

See information for families on:
>Free school meals
>School uniform grant
>Warm home discount
>Tax credits information


We are pleased to announce that we now have a Twitter page! @cfwplustorfaen

Torfaen's Wellbeing and Work Hub: All Your Services in one Place

Are you experiencing issues with anything from housing to health? Then the Wellbeing and Work Hub is for you. The Hub has been designed to bring a range of relevant services together so that any needs you may be experiencing can be supported in one place.

Donated School Uniforms Torfaen

With the school holidays starting and the plans for the new school year in September in your mind, is the cost of new uniforms worrying you?