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Top 5 high school continues conservation work by planting thousands of flowers in community

A SECONDARY school promoting conservation in its community planted thousands of flowers and plants as part of a sustainability project. Following their incredible efforts in collecting more than 12,000 pieces of litter from beaches and parks during the summer, pupils…

Grade 2-listed landmark takeover first step in making town more inclusive and accessible for all

A BELOVED Denbighshire landmark is beginning a new era. Ruthin Artisan Markets CIC has taken on management of the town’s Grade 2-listed Market Hall. And Operations Manager Bernadette O’Malley has already made her mark, organising a wide range of activities,…

Soap legend leads cast of dementia-friendly audio series on 60s seaside town

A SOAP opera legend heads the cast of a new audio series about Rhyl in the 1960s. The three-part drama – specially commissioned by Denbighshire Voluntary Services Council’s Dementia Aware team – brings to life a chapter of The Reso, written by local…

Swinging Community is ‘beyond growing in popularity; it’s already huge’, says Creator of New Swingers’ App Which is Set to Meet Demand

“You don’t know who you’re standing next to,” Carl Shepherd, creator of new swingers’ app Pineapple, commented reflecting on seeing a fellow parent from school pickup in a swingers’ club recently. With over 1.5 million couples actively swinging across the…

Jam sessions for parents and babies at popular not-for-profit music studio

PARENTS and their children can jam with Wrexham Sounds at a series of new family sessions. The not-for-profit social enterprise has launched successful music and sensory activities for babies and toddlers. Baby Jam and Toddler Jam bring them together in a warm, welcoming…

Health and wellbeing events to support North Wales community post-pandemic

EVENTS designed to promote health and wellbeing, charities and small businesses will take place in Ruthin over the coming months. Denbighshire Voluntary Services Council (DVSC) has lined up online and in-person activities – held at the town’s revamped Market Hall…

Inspiring young carers united in song by community music studio

INSPIRING young carers have been united in song by a not-for-profit music studio. Children from WCD Young Carers (Wrexham, Conwy and Denbighshire) are attending weekly choir practice at Wrexham Sounds, based in Rhosrobin. The affordable sessions are held with renowned…

Poetic pupils record rap tribute to Wrexham AFC and Hollywood owners

THAT’S A RAP! An inspiring song written by poetic pupils will live on forever thanks to Wrexham Sounds. A talented group of more than 80 learners from St Peter’s Primary School in Rossett recorded the track – One Hotdog and a…

Leadership programme supports growth of music studio for disadvantaged kids

A RENOWNED leadership programme hit all the right notes with a talented music studio manager. Wrexham Sounds has gone from strength to strength since opening its doors in February, providing disadvantaged children and young people with music-based activities, courses and lessons….

New Splash Pad and Mini Golf part of £500k vision to transform landmark

A £500,000 vision to transform facilities at a much-loved park has received a boost from a scheme driving post-pandemic economic recovery in Denbighshire. The Enhance Llangollen Riverside Project is one of 14 initiatives to secure funding from Community Innovation Denbighshire…