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The latest news from the Stronger Communities, Healthier People project

Three men sitting on tree trunk

Learning award for unemployed men

16 June 2017

Group’s heritage trail backed by University project

Merthyr Rising festival logo

Project’s support for festival

23 May 2017

Three-day Merthyr Rising festival includes Waun Common Debates

Community Research Vacancy

11 April 2017

Community Researchers Vacancy

Graffiti wall

Tackling poverty through culture

28 March 2017

Project has built on existing arts engagement work

Merthyr Rising 2017

15 December 2016

Merthyr Rising 2017 Call for contributions for the Waun COmmon Debates

Merthyr Rising 2016

Merthyr’s radical history celebrated

31 May 2016

University supports public debates for town’s cultural celebration

Merthyr Rising 2016

Merthyr Rising

12 May 2016

For the second year running Strong Communities Healthier People (SCHeP) will be supporting the Merthyr Rising Festival

Grangetown houses

Celebrating our community

9 July 2015

Boosting health and wellbeing in Butetown, Riverside and Grangetown


Boosting health and wellbeing in Merthyr

1 July 2015

University teams up with communities in Merthyr Tydfil as part of flagship engagement project.

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Project uses culture to help tackle poverty

21 May 2015

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.