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Thrillseeker Hari won’t let blindness stop lifelong dream to work with horses

HARI ROBERTS has been blind since birth, but that has not stopped him living an action-packed life. A self-confessed thrillseeker, the 19 year-old has been riding horses for 10 years and is currently studying Equine Care and Management at Coleg Cambria. As well as eventing, cross country and dressage he has taken part in many […]

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Land-based college to host special centenary open day this weekend

A SPECIAL centenary open day will be held at one of the country’s top land-based colleges. Coleg Cambria Llysfasi will host the event from 10am-2pm on Saturday (June 26). Adhering to social distancing and Coronavirus safety measures, staff at the Denbighshire site – celebrating its 100th anniversary – look forward to welcoming visitors for the first […]

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Virtual college awards celebrate achievement of students in pandemic

COLEG CAMBRIA learners have achieved incredible things in the past year. And they were recognised at the college’s annual Student Awards. Sadly, a ceremony could not take place due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but that did not stop them paying tribute to those who had excelled over the last 12 months Up to 90 prizes […]

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180 people join college Eisteddfod online due to Coronavirus pandemic

A POPULAR Welsh Eisteddfod was held virtually this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Taking the event online did not stop more than 180 members of the Learn Welsh North East provision participating in the Eisteddfod y Dysgwyr (Learner’s Eisteddfod), organised by Coleg Cambria and Popeth Cymraeg. Entrants submitted their work and performances via photographs, […]

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Coleg Cambria ASD student writes series of books for children with autism

AN INSPIRING student has written a series of books for children with autism. Amy Le Dain, from Buckley, created Autism and Sea following her own experiences with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and wants to help young people to better understand the condition. The 27 year-old is currently studying Sound Engineering and Music Production and has put together […]

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Fron go number one in classical charts to delight of singing college tutor

DARYL STEPHENSON is on cloud nine after reaching the top of the charts with a world-renowned choir. Daryl, a work-based learning assessor at Coleg Cambria Deeside, is a tenor with the award-winning Fron Male Voice Choir. Based in the Dee Valley, they reached number one in both the Classical Artist and Classical Combined charts with […]

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Student idea stirs up interest in Wrexham coffee shop focused on equality and diversity

STUDENTS stirred up a latte interest in their brilliant business idea during a national Hack of Kindness. Coleg Cambria learners Riccardo Dotolo, Sophie Weaver and Ben White, from Wrexham, were commended by judges for their cafe concept promoting equality and diversity. The trio, all former students at St Joseph’s High School, designed plans for a […]

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Coleg Cambria will pilot dance programme for people living with Parkinson’s

COLEG CAMBRIA is to pilot a dance programme for people with Parkinson’s disease. Led by National Dance Company Wales (NDCWales) the free virtual classes will be for those living with the condition, as well as carers, family, and friends. As part of an affiliated hub of English National Ballet’s Dance for Parkinson’s programme, the initiative was […]

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Wrexham languages student has polyglot a place at one of world’s leading universities

A COLEG CAMBRIA student has polyglot a place at one of the world’s leading universities. Emma Hinde has received an offer to study Spanish and German at Oxford from October. Emma, 18, from Wrexham, also received interest from Russell Group universities but has her heart set on attending the elite institution. Her natural flair for […]

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Best of British celebration to be held at revamped North Wales college

A CELEBRATION of Great Britain in aid of a national charity for war veterans will be hosted by Coleg Cambria. The inaugural British International Tattoo and trade exhibition for businesses is to be held in the new £21m extension to Yale college in Wrexham over two days from Saturday October 2. Organiser Gareth Butler says […]

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