Julie Beck

Safer Merthyr Tydfil & RCTCBC appointed as DRIVE service provider in Cwm Taf

The Drive Project: South Wales (Cwm Taf) Safer Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council are delighted to have been appointed by the Drive Partnership as service provider for their exciting and innovative approach to those perpetrating domestic abuse in South Wales. Our South Wales Drive Project is one of three pilot sites …

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White Ribbon Campaign

November 25th is the first of 16 days of activism to end violence against women. Safer Merthyr Tydfil in conjunction with service users, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council, Merthyr College staff and students, South Wales Fire & Rescue Service and Drugaid gathered together to make a white ribbon highlighting the campaign to end violence against …

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IRIS is coming to Cwm Taf

IRIS (Identification and Referral to Increase Safety) is a GP based domestic violence and abuse (DVA) training, support and referral programme.  Funded by the South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner and Cwm Taf University Health Board the project will operate initially for 2 years. Core areas of the programme are training and education, clinical enquiry, …

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Safer Merthyr Tydfil Domestic Abuse Support Services win Crystal Trophy award

Community groups in Cwm Taf have been celebrated for their work promoting healthy lifestyles and preventing ill-health. The Crystal Trophy Awards, organised by Cwm Taf University Health Board, were awarded this summer ‘to grass roots projects that are making a huge contribution to health and well-being’. Safer Merthyr Tydfil received the trophy and 1st prize …

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White Ribbon Football Event Against Ending Violence Against Women

Hosted by Merthyr Town Football Club, the White Ribbon Football Tournament was a local event in response to the national campaign that aims to increase public awareness of White Ribbon Day and encourages men to make a stand against violence towards women. The event kicked off at 6pm with eight, 5-a-side teams entering the competition to win the first White …

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Merthyr Tydfil Receives White Ribbon Town Status

Merthyr Tydfil CBC with partners Safer Merthyr Tydfil was officially granted White Ribbon Town Status on 25th November 2014 in recognition for demonstrating their commitment to the aims of the White Ribbon Campaign that promotes men ending violence against women. The White Ribbon Town Status is for Councils demonstrating their commitment to the aims of the White …

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South Wales Fire & Rescue Service Campaign To Prevent Road Traffic Collisions

Think about where you crash this Christmas South Wales Fire and Rescue Service (SWFRS) have launched their Christmas advert for this year’s festive period – ‘Should Have Crashed’. While it may be missing a penguin, conveniently placed mistletoe or a convoy of festive lorries, SWFRS hopes to drive home the message which encourages drivers of …

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