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2nd July – ‘Celebrating our Community’

Posted on 18 June 2015 by Mel Evans

Thursday 2nd July, Dowlais Engine House, North Merthyr Tydfil Event Runs from 2pm – 8pm Join us at this celebratory event which is hosted by Cardiff University’s Strong Communities, Healthier People (SCHeP) flagship imitative. Let us celebrate your community with us as well as enjoy some exciting activities that researchers from Cardiff University have contributed.
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The power of culture is being harnessed to help tackle poverty in Wales as part of a pioneering project in which Cardiff University is a key partner.

Posted on 21 May 2015 by Mel Evans

The Welsh Government’s Fusion: Tackling Poverty through Culture programme aims to inspire young people and adults who would not normally have the opportunities to take part in culture and the arts. The University’s Strong Communities, Healthier People flagship engagement project will lead the Cardiff Pioneer Area, building on existing cultural outreach work. Professor Kevin Morgan,
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A Call to Academic Staff and Post-Graduate Students

Posted on 12 May 2015 by Mel Evans

Strong Communities, Healthier people (SCHeP) is one of five flagship engagement projects supported by the Vice Chancellor to  develop a sustainable model of collaborative research, education, engagement, knowledge exchange and impact between the University and communities that are currently party of the Welsh Government’s anti-poverty programme Communities First.  We see this as being a two
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Merthyr Rising !

Posted on 30 April 2015 by Mel Evans

Merthyr Rising Festival 2015 The Waun Common Debates 30th May 2015, 10am – 3pm At Theatr Soar, Merthyr Tydfil Tickets £5 (Limited number of Free tickets for Staff and Students) The Strong Communities, Healthier People (SCHeP) initiative, one of Cardiff University’s Flagship Engagement Projects, is sponsoring the Waun Common Debates as part of the Merthyr Rising Festival 2015. These
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Save the Coal Exchange

Posted on 30 April 2015 by Mel Evans

The Coal Exchange is a historic building located in the heart of   Cardiff’s former dockland which provided the commercial centre for the largest coal trading port in the world. The structure is of enormous historical and cultural significance and closed as a publicly accessible building in August 2014, after falling into decline and disrepair.
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