Rebecca Evans, Welsh Minister for Housing and Regeneration visited Clos Parc Morgannwg today to talk with residents about how the scheme has positively impacted on veterans lives, and the wider community, by working with Welsh Veterans Partnership.
Councillor for Grangetown & Cabinet member Housing & Communities, Lynda Thorne was also present along with Taff's CEO, Elaine Ballard, and Director of People and Places, Hayley Selway.
Speaking with residents, the minister commented on the community spirit at the scheme after being told that residents support one another and take opportunity to celebrate together, no matter if they have served in the armed forces or not. For example; a street party held to celebrate the Royal Wedding.
The Welsh Veterans Partnership promotes the wellbeing for forces veterans and service leavers in Wales and aims to provide families with the support that they need to adjust to life outside of the armed forces. Focusing on housing, the charity aims to secure suitable accommodation for the families that they support. Taff are delighted to be working with the Welsh Veteran Partnership. One resident said -