Our DTA member PLANED appoints new Chief Executive

Iwan Thomas has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of PLANED. Iwan is well known across Wales for his experience and contribution to the public sector and its collaboration with the private sector over many years. He joins from the North Wales Economic Ambition Board, where he was their Regional Programme Manager, with specific … Continued

Arts Factory recruiting

DTA Wales Member, Arts Factory are seeking new staff for their graphic design agency, Arts Factory De sign: Arts Factory Design are a small (but amazing) non-profit design studio in the Rhondda – and their mission is to design marketing communications that steal the show! They create all kinds of collateral from leaflets, brochures and websites … Continued

Foodie heaven in Stroud

  Rachel from our Enterprising Solutions team attended the visit to Stroud in mid September to explore a range of food related projects and community enterprises.  Hosted by one of the Enterprising Solutions Peer Mentors, Nick Weir from the Open Food Network, we visited a range of activities in the Gloucestershire town.  Here are Rachel’s … Continued

Galeri 2 to open next week

DTA Wales member Galeri Caernarfon will open their new cinema complex called Galeri 2 on Friday 21st September, with actor Rhys Ifans doing  the honours. After over 7 years of planning and finding adequate funding for the £4m extension and a year of building – Galeri are delighted to formally open the new 800m2 extension … Continued

Big Lottery Fund Helping Working Families with Six Million Pound Fund

Three of our projects have had very good news this month. ACE- Action in Caerau and Ely Bron Afon Community Housing South Riverside Community Development Centre The Helping Working Families Fund is made possible by players of the National Lottery. This four year programme aims to fund people and organisations to work together to co-produce … Continued

Peer to Peer sharing visits

We have had some great events this month as part of our programme.  We have been getting people together to share their experiences of running a social enterprise. The learning and networking that happens at these sessions is a great insight for those starting out on a project. We visited the Ebbw Vale Institute on … Continued

Awel Aman Tawe is recruiting

They are looking for a bright enthusiastic person FT or jobshare, to join their small team and help make Neath Port Talbot the place to be for community energy. AAT works on a number of projects including energy efficiency, renewable energy, regeneration, sustainable transport, community arts and educational programmes. It has developed two co-operatives and … Continued

Renew Wales is recruiting

Renew Wales is recruiting for two new roles to deliver the new phase of this innovative and successful programme for stimulating community-led action on climate change: Operations & Delivery Coordinator and Communications Officer. Along with a full-time Programme Director these roles form the core team which supports Renew Wales within DTA Wales. Renew supports activities … Continued