Our First Year, 2018-19

15 July 2019

Blaenau Gwent Public Services Board (PSB) has published its first Annual Report, ‘Our First Year, 2018-19’ outlining the progress we’ve made towards delivering our five well-being objectives in our local well-being plan, ‘The Blaenau Gwent We Want, 2018-23’. The annual report was launched at the PSB’s Annual Conference, held at the General Offices, Ebbw Vale on Monday 15th July, 2019.

Launch of Blaenau Gwent's Well-being Plan

21 June 2018

In June 2018, Blaenau Gwent Public Services Board (PSB) launched its Well-being Plan; “The Blaenau Gwent We Want 2018-2023” at South Wales’ biggest biodiversity event

An Area Plan for Gwent

02 February 2018

Each local authority and health board are required to prepare and publish a plan setting out the range and level of services they propose to provide, or arrange to be provided, in response to the population needs assessment. Area plans must include the specific services planned in response to each core theme identified in the population assessment.

Stakeholder Priorities Workshop

26 October 2017

In July 2017 over sixty organisations and projects in Blaenau Gwent came together to help shape the indicative priorities for future well-being in the area. The workshop allowed the Blaenau Gwent Public Services Board to get a better of understanding participant views, knowledge and experience of the ‘indicative priorities’ that have been developed so far.

The New Blaenau Gwent PSB

In order to comply with the Well-being of future Generations (Wales) Act, Blaenau Gwent has completed the transition of its Local Service Board to a Public Service Board. It exists to improve the economic, social, environmental and cultural well- being of the people living in the Blaenau Gwent area.

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Wellbeing of Future Generations

The Wellbeing of Future Generations (Wales) Act is about improving the social, economic, environmental and cultural wellbeing of Wales. It has seven well-being goals and tells organisations how to work more sustainably together to meet their duties under the Act by following five ways of working.

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The Blaenau Gwent Citizen Panel

The Blaenau Gwent Citizens Panel is made up of residents from across Blaenau Gwent who are interested in having a say on and influencing the services that they use. Local service providers such as the Council, Police and Public Services Board partners listen to the opinions of our panel members when designing or changing their services. We also have an Access for All Forum for those interested in or affected by equality and disability issues, a Youth Forum for 11 to 25 year olds and a 50+ Engagement Group for anyone over 50.

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