Welcome to The Garnsychan Partnership. We are a charity dedicated to community based social, environmental and economic regeneration. We support the community across a range of areas including opportunity and enterprise, the environment, health and wellbeing, training and education.
We are based in Garndiffaith, just north of Pontypool, we operate a number of non-profit social enterprises that support the communities of the Abersychan ward and wider Torfaen.
Our commitment is to help make our area an even better place to live.
Community Engagement is the heart of our work – our vision is to drive forward sustainability, to plan, build and maintain our communities to improve the quality of life for everyone.
Winner! Best Community Vegetable Garden in Torfaen 2021
Winner! Awarded Torfaen Community Hero 2020 – For Outstanding Service to The Community During the Covid-19 Pandemic
WINNER! Best Community Support Non-Profit Organisation 2019 – South East Wales
The Garnsychan Partnership operates in the heart of the community and we work closely with many local groups and organisations to improve access to services within our communities and to promote social inclusion for all.
Circulate provides a collection service within Torfaen for all unwanted bulky household Items such as sofas, beds wardrobes and more. These are then cleaned, repaired and sold on at a low cost to the public from our showroom. Renovated white goods are also available.
Circulate are now diverting over 180 tonnes of waste from landfill each year by reuse and recycling. The project aims to not only drive forward a clean and green Torfaen but a project to alleviate material poverty of the poorest and most disadvantaged members of our community.
We are the Garnsychan Partnership - our goal is to build a future where all of us can take part in making our communities sustainable.
We are a registered charity that exists to:
● Support communities to become sustainable, empowered, and prosperous
● Provide opportunities for people to improve their health
● Encouraging social inclusion
● Improving people’s access to learning opportunities, qualifications, and training
● Deliver efficient and effective waste and recycling
● Support people and communities to engage in positive activities
Charity Number: 1147232
Supported by The National Lottery Community Fund, Connecting with Friends is our weekly lunch club for older residents. Held across community venues in the area.
Residents are invited to come along and enjoy some fresh, warming food from local businesses alongside entertainment.
Something for everyone, a perfect place to make new friends in a safe and welcoming environment.
Dates for you diary:
3rd May Garndiffaith Millennium Hall
10th May Cwmavon Village Hall
17th Talywain Hall
24th May Victoria Village Hall
31st May Varteg Community Centre