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As well as blogs by the Cymorth team, we are also keen to showcase views from across the sector by offering guest blogging opportunities to our members and partners.

This could be a one-off blog on a particular topic, or a more regular feature, perhaps charting the progress of a particular project or campaign.

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Singing the praises of unsung heroes

Singing the praises of unsung heroes

By Oliver Townsend, Policy and External Affairs Manager

This year will be the fifth that I’ve helped run the Promoting Independence Awards for Cymorth Cymru. I have to be honest here, I never used to be a fan of awards evenings. I used to think they were like putting a glitzy, glamorous sepia filter over everything. Then I attended my first evening for Cymorth, and I left with my mind utterly changed.

The ...Read More


On Hashtags and Housing

On Friday we had our Day of Action, and what a success it was!

Your response has been phenomenal. We were delighted to see that over forty different organisations got involved on Twitter: posting graphics, quotes and case studies to demonstrate the value of housing and homelessness prevention funding. Even cooler was seeing all of the exciting events you had set up – parties, AM visits, barbeques – everything you could want to set the tone for the day.

My parents in Bristol...Read More


1 week to go!

We launched the #HousingMattersWales campaign one month ago. Since then, the response we’ve seen has been incredible. With loads of engaging tweets, our different member organisations involved and people keen to invite their AMs to visit projects, it looks as though we’re really making a difference in the conversation about ring-fenced funding.

Above all, we want this to be an exciting and inspiring experience t...Read More


More is More: a visit to the Huggard

On Friday, Gwyn and I paid Huggard a visit to speak with residents and staff about their experiences with the service, their thoughts on the funding ring-fence, and their concerns for the future.

The people who work at Huggard are aware that negative stereotyping can occur when they deal with people in very chaotic situations. As one member of staff told us: “We know the saying. Th...Read More

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