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Real stories from tenants in Torfaen who will be affected by the ‘bedroom tax’

Bron Afon staff have been knocking on the doors of 1,300 tenants to talk to them about the ‘bedroom tax’. Staff from across the organisation have been helping out by spending a few hours visiting tenants to make sure they know … Continue reading

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The view from the top of The Tower in Cwmbran

Here are a few photos taken earlier today. If you live in Cwmbran can you spot your home?

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Listen to one of the volunteers sleeping rough in Cwmbran tomorrow night to help homeless young people

Jamie, aged 20, is one of 40 volunteers sleeping rough in Cwmbran tomorrow night to raise money to buy things like cutlery, pots and pans for young people in Torfaen moving into a home for the first time. Click on the audiobook … Continue reading

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Bron Afon is looking for a new Board member. Tamsin Stirling blogs about the vacancy

Tamsin Stirling, chair, writes about what it’s like to be on the Bron Afon Board. To find out more click on the link below or call Duncan Forbes, chief executive, on 01633 620 118 Tamsin writes: “We are looking for … Continue reading

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Bron Afon staff member is using his iPad to make his job easier

Joshua Gardner is a liasion officer with Bron Afon. Read how he paid £2.99 for an app that means he can write on PDF files. It means he no longer carries around bits of paper or has to get them … Continue reading

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Bron Afon leads research on co-operative housing

Bron Afon’s Philip Blight writes about a chance for a PhD student to work on a unique project that will help housing problems in Wales. Here is the link to find out how to apply. If you want a chat about … Continue reading

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Listen to a Bron Afon tenant talk about the communications forum

The communications forum met today and talked about a few things including: – Targets- they want to reach 600 ‘likes’ on Facebook and 600 ‘followers on Twitter. – A style guide. This is a simple document to help staff write … Continue reading

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Watch a You Tube video of the Torfaen residents involved in Bron Afon’s Sport that Works

This blog featured a post a few days ago about how Torfaen residents were learning job skills with Bron Afon through sport. Click here to read the story about how Bron Afon supported the Sport that Works programme. Here is a You Tube … Continue reading

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Do you get frustrated by gobbledygook? Are you a fan of Facebook? Come and join Bron Afon’s communications forum

A group of friendly people meet every month to improve how Bron Afon communicates. You don’t need any special skills or qualifications to join. If you get frustrated by gobbledygook or enjoy using Facebook why don’t you come along and share your views? The word ‘communications’ means … Continue reading

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Listen to Bron Afon’s Duncan Forbes on Radio Wales

Last Saturday morning Duncan, Bron Afon’s chief executive, was asked to go on Radio Wales to review the morning papers. Click on this link to go to the BBC iPlayer of the show. This link is only available until Saturday 16 … Continue reading

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