World of Words (WOW) is a non profit group that helps children with their literacy and well being. To add to which we offer these kids and their families a chance to have free days out at major sporting, cultural and theatrical events.
WOW and its children discuss the importance of factors such as:
Respect for oneself and others
Trying one’s best and not making weak excuses for a lack of effort
Honesty and not blaming other people when it is your fault
Learning from your errors and bouncing back from bad experiences
Using wisdom (both in and out of school)
Good behaviour and staying clear of trouble
Being inspired by appropriate role models
Helping both oneself and others
Choosing the right friends
Adhering to safe and secure practices
Clean living-and the avoidance of drugs, alcohol and crime
Facing challenges and overcoming obstacles
Enhancing personal talents and achieving one’s goals
The value of money and adult responsibilities within this apea
Having aspirations/dreams and working towards progress
Planning for the future.
Formed over 90 years ago, The Rhondda Amateur Radio Society is one of the oldest Amateur Radio Clubs in South Wales and is still active promoting amateur radio, we have helped Tonypandy scout Group and its leaders to pass the foundation exam, and assisted them to set their own radio station at their scout hall as well as participating in jamboree on the air for the last couple of years.
We have been active with the local street fete and held a number of ﬁeld days, particularity operating QRP from the summits of our local mountains with great success; we also have some members active with Western Valleys RAYNET, and of course have the usual mix of talks and demonstrations.
The society is also involved in training and running courses for all levels of exams, and is a registered examination centre.
Rhondda Sea Cadets have been estalished for over 70 years. The aim of the Sea Cadet Corps and in particular Rhondda Sea Cadet Unit, is to help young people towards responsible adulthood by encouraging valuable personal attributes and high standards of conduct using a nautical theme, based on the customs of the Royal Navy.
You should be aware however that Rhondda Sea Cadets are a self supporting local youth organisation and an independent registered Charity managed and operated by a group of unpaid adult volunteers, it is not managed, governed of funded by the Royal Navy.
The Ark Youth & Community is based opposite the library in Tonypandy.
Youth club starts:
Ages 5-10 on Wednesday at 6:00-7.15
11+ On Wednesday at 7.30-9:00
As you all know, we have recently been helping the fire service how we can, this has been by delivering bottled water and snacks to the fire crews who have been battling mountain fires around South Wales and RCT.
As you all know we are a community group of volunteers that delivers varies activities:
River clean ups
Mountain walks day and evening
We try to help prevent fires before they start by giving prevention talks and delivering bush craft.
As a team we decided to see what we could do to help once there were mountain fires already in action.
As we are only volunteers and not part if the actual fire service, we came up with the idea of supporting fire crews by handing them supplies. We have so far delivered, bottled water and snacks, including, crisps, chocolate bars, nuts, etc.
We believe that this helps by keeping crews hydrated and suitably nourished to keep up their hard work.
Its just unfortunate that our fire crews are having to use their energy to fight grass fires when there may be people in their homes etc that need genuine help!
South Wales Fire and Rescue Service