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Cynnal Cymru is recruiting a new Executive Director

Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales is seeking to appoint a new Director to steer the charity though the next phase of its development as it continues to respond to the global challenge of sustainability.

Icon Creative’s Approach to Sustainably Sourced Printed Marketing Materials for Black Mountains College

The aptly named ‘Black Mountains College’ (BMC) in Talgarth is a forward-thinking education organisation, offering immersive teaching experiences through seminars in a range of subjects with the goal of preparing students for the coming effects of climate change. The brainchild of Owen Sheers (Welsh writer and director) and British acclaimed Human Rights Watch Researcher Ben […]

Potholes in pavements leaving over 65s stuck indoors

Nearly one in three (31%) over 65s are prevented from walking on their local streets because of cracked pavements, equating to over 3.5million people in the UK The new research from charity Living Streets, released for National Walking Month finds that nearly two thirds of over 65s (60%) are worried about poor pavements, however this […]

New home for Invest in Nature resources as the service comes to a close

The Invest in Nature service run by WCVA closed on 31 March 2019 after three and a half years of supporting community action on the environment in Wales. After a brilliant 3.5 years of events, webinars, resources and engagement to support community action on the environment, the Invest in Nature (formerly Environet) service run by […]

Join WWF Cymru for Earth Hour – Saturday 30th March

WWF’s Earth Hour is a global movement, which brings together people across the world to call for greater action on protecting our planet. Each year millions of people around the world get involved by switching off their lights and organising events for their communities to show they care.   Why get involved? Joining in with […]

Living Wage Universities in Wales

Wales is home to ten universities who are producing ground-breaking research and driving innovation on a global scale. They are also a huge national asset in the economic and social impact they have locally and across Wales. Universities also have an important role to play in supporting their communities. Currently, there are 33 universities UK-wide that […]

21 March gofod3 2019 – Must Attend Workshops for Businesses

gofod3 is an event organised by WCVA, in collaboration with the third sector in Wales. Unlike any other event in Wales, this is a space for organisations to learn from each other, to motivate and inspire one another. A rare opportunity for the third sector to come together and effect change in Wales. gofod3 has an exciting and […]

New Members New Upcycling Initiative

Introducing our New Members We would like to welcome new members Plasdŵr to our network of organisations. 2019 is set to be another exciting year for Plasdŵr as it continues to grow. At Parc Plymouth and Cae St Fagans, some of Plasdŵr’s founding residents began the new year in their new homes for the first time. This year will […]

Cynnal Cymru are looking for new board members

Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales is the leading organisation for sustainable development in Wales, with over 16 years’ experience of supporting change for a sustainable future. It is constituted as a not-for-profit charity with a small, creative and dedicated team of four staff. We work closely with the private sector and have attracted over 100 […]

Departing Chair Derek Osborn Wins Prestigious Award

At the Cynnal Cymru Board Meeting on 20th November 2018, Derek Osborn, stepped down from his role as Chair after supporting the charity for five years during which he steered the organisation through a period of change to their current position as a financially independent charity. Gary Brace was nominated as his successor and Mr […]