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Published: Mon, 12 Oct 2015 08:01:02 -0400

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Sep 18, 3 Anglesey blogs

Fri, 18 Sep 2015 05:54:05 -0400

My husband and I have been walking the coastal path over the last year. I'm also part of liverpool rspb and naturally we visted south stack. Please see

Jul 4, Tracing Our Family Tree on Parys Mountain

Sat, 4 Jul 2015 07:29:39 -0400

My sisters and I visited Anglesey last week for the first time to find the home of my Grandmother Jane T Jones, near Parys Mountain. Born 1895, her father

May 6, Christine Garwood – Art and Landscape Walks

Wed, 6 May 2015 04:20:12 -0400

Artist Christine Garwood will be the tutor on two sketching walks and will be welcoming visitors to her unique studio in Malltraeth during the Anglesey

Mar 19, Menai Heating, Boiler and Renewables Installer of the Year 2015

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 03:53:59 -0400

An Anglesey company, Menai Heating Ltd, has won the Boiler and Renewables Installer of the Year, Wales, at the Green Deal Awards held in Cardiff this week.

Mar 17, Dance Classes Menai Bridge and Bangor Spring 2015

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:41:03 -0400

Latest dance news from Helen McGreary on Anglesey for Spring 2015. Get ready to dance! Zumba, Lindy Hop, and Swing Jive. Swing Jive (Lindy Hop) Workshops,

Feb 10, Do you want to spot Dolphins? How to Get Involved

Tue, 10 Feb 2015 05:27:12 -0500

If you're interested in getting involved with dolphins spotting yourself after reading this, you're in luck! The Sea Watch Foundation is looking to recruit

Feb 10, Wind Turbines Fund Helps Amlwch Judo Juniors

Tue, 10 Feb 2015 05:08:54 -0500

A community benefit fund from wind turbines at Ysgellog Farm is helping a judo club in its search for young members. The Amlwch Judo Club realised they

Oct 29, RIBRIDE Duck Race Winners

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:51:40 -0400

The team at RIBRIDE Adventure Boat Tours have raised £900 for Macmillan Cancer Support. The local prize sponsors enabled the team to give four prizes

Aug 17, 1000 Duck Race Menai Bridges 31 August 2014

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 07:27:05 -0400

A thousand yellow plastic ducks will be thrown into the Menai Strait in ‘The Inaugural Duck Race’, to be held between the bridges on Sunday, 31 August

Aug 3, Take Part in Arthritis Research at Bangor University

Sun, 3 Aug 2014 08:04:58 -0400

The School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, Bangor University would like to invite you to take part in our research study. We are looking for people

May 20, Beaumaris Festival 22 to 29 May 2014, Featured Artists

Tue, 20 May 2014 12:29:47 -0400

Amid the twenty-four events at this year’s Gŵyl Beaumaris Festival, Thursday 22 May to Thursday 29 May, there is a Festival art exhibition at the Beaumaris

May 20, Inspired Island Competition Winners Relax and Smile

Tue, 20 May 2014 11:58:11 -0400

When competition winners came for their prize weekend on Anglesey (9-11 may 2014), the highlights were the people, the place, the natural environment and

May 8, Beaumaris Festival 22 to 29 May 2014 - Martin James Bartlett

Thu, 8 May 2014 12:19:16 -0400

The world comes to Beaumaris during the annual arts festival held in beautiful Beaumaris on the Isle of Anglesey. An outstanding array of events has been

Apr 9, Anglesey Arts Weeks Open 2014

Wed, 9 Apr 2014 16:10:47 -0400

Anglesey artists throw open their doors, 12 to 27 April 2014, for the eleventh year this Easter. It is a special time on Anglesey when artists and craftspeople

Jan 29, The CrossFit Place, Gaerwen, Free Taster Afternoon

Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:24:56 -0500

When Phil Brown, a sports and remedial massage therapist, discovered CrossFit, he realised that it was the perfect programme for improving his clients

Jan 14, Just Ask Wales, Attracting Inward Investment

Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:50:59 -0500

The Welsh Government launches “Just Ask Wales”. This is a clear message to attract inward investment into Wales to create jobs and economic growth. Wales

Jan 5, Storm Seas Anglesey Coast January 2014

Sun, 5 Jan 2014 10:15:12 -0500

The stormy weather continues across Wales and here on Anglesey island, North Wales, big seas surged along the south west coast. Here is a clip of the

Dec 4, Wylfa Newydd in UK Infrastructure Plan

Wed, 4 Dec 2013 09:58:01 -0500

The UK government has announced that Wylfa Newydd, the nuclear reactor new build on Anglesey, among its projects in a 20 year infrastructure plan. Likely

Dec 4, Local Snow Company Helps Football Team Travel

Wed, 4 Dec 2013 07:33:03 -0500

A Welsh, community-based football team was recently facing the unwelcome prospect of being stranded without transport to a much-anticipated football match

Nov 14, Encouraging Young People to Enjoy Winter Sports

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 06:20:19 -0500

Welsh specialist winter sports tour operator, Absolutely Snow, recently raised more than £4,000 in support of Snow-Camp, an innovative youth charity that

Oct 28, Your Healthy Lunchtime Sandwich, To Buy or Not to Buy

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 15:26:16 -0400

The average shop-bought or supermarket sandwich triangles contain lots of bread and not a lotta filling. They also add up in calorie value - OK calories

Oct 24, Anglesey Turbines Outstanding Green Project

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 17:19:40 -0400

The Ysgellog Farm wind turbines on Anglesey are the most Outstanding Green Energy Project in Wales, as Airvolution Energy Ltd receives the top award at

Oct 22, Anglesey Arts Weeks Call for Artists

Tue, 22 Oct 2013 13:34:35 -0400

The Anglesey Arts Forum team is encouraging artists from Anglesey to join the prestigious Open Studios and Galleries in 2014. A wide range of talented

Sep 13, Prince William Says Farewell to RAF Valley

Fri, 13 Sep 2013 05:19:50 -0400

Prince William has ended his 3 year search and rescue duties at RAF Valley on Anglesey, an island which has been an "immensely special place for us both." He is expected to return to London where he can carry out more Royal duties to support the Queen.

Aug 30, William and Kate Start Ring O'Fire Marathon

Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:08:01 -0400

Prince William and his wife Catherine have attended the start of Ring O'Fire, a coastal marathon around Anglesey, in what may be their last public engagement

Aug 28, Anglesey Drama Festival March 2014

Wed, 28 Aug 2013 17:17:00 -0400

The Anglesey Drama Festival is a one act play festival founded in 2003 and takes place every March in St Mary's Hall Holyhead The Festival brings together

Aug 28, Cloud Dragons and Jet Lag

Wed, 28 Aug 2013 17:09:17 -0400

Daylight bounced off the starboard wing, reflecting its way through our cabin as we banked over in the turns leading up to final approach. Dropping through

Aug 28, Cloud Dragons and Jet Lag

Wed, 28 Aug 2013 11:01:40 -0400

A New Zealand family's account of their visit to Anglesey, while on a two-year round the world trip, starting with a description of their arrival at Manchester. They go on to visit Beaumaris Castle, among other island attractions.

Aug 21, Listen Community Voice Initiative on Anglesey

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 15:53:04 -0400

My name is Kathy Slinn, I am interested in reaching people on Anglesey who are disabled or have long term health conditions. I work on the ‘Listen’ Community

Aug 14, Prince William Anglesey Show 14 August 2013

Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:28:07 -0400

Prince William said jokingly that his son George is "loud but extremely good looking." With his Search and Rescue training at RAF Valley ending next month, this was a farewell speech. He said both he and Katherine will "miss [Anglesey] terribly....and it will always be an immensely special place for us both."

Jul 24, Island Seawake Boats Holiday Alternative

Wed, 24 Jul 2013 12:14:52 -0400

A celebratory festival of all water-based activities is the perfect opportunity to find out about the affordable alternative to powerboat ownership – the

Jul 23, Island Artist with Canaletto and Kyffin Williams in Venezia

Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:31:41 -0400

Anglesey artist Helen Grove-White has been chosen to display her contemporary art works alongside the new exhibition, Venezia, which features the late

Jun 12, Anglesey Contractors Key to Amlwch Wind Turbine Construction

Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:48:51 -0400

The two new wind turbines at Ysgellog Farm on Anglesey are turning thanks to Welsh and Anglesey businesses. Final analysis of the figures has shown that

May 29, Things I Forgot I Remembered, Hugh Hughes

Wed, 29 May 2013 12:22:39 -0400

Artist Hugh Hughes, returns to his native Anglesey, with Things I Forgot I Remembered, a National Theatre Wales (NTW) co-production with HoiPolloi. Saving

Apr 15, Burlesque Dance and Zumba Fitness Classes on Anglesey

Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:38:06 -0400

Get yourself into shape with ZUMBA dance-fitness, Samba, Salsa, Reggaeton, Hip Hop, and Bollywood on Anglesey and the Bangor area. All ages and levels

Mar 29, Carloe Randall, fine art etchings, Pwllfanogl, nr Llanfairpwll,

Fri, 29 Mar 2013 17:04:37 -0400

Visitors are flocking to Anglesey this Easter to enjoy meeting artists in their studios. Over Easter, 57 artists and 8 galleries throw open their doors

Mar 22, Kriket Broadhurst, Jewellery Designer-Maker, Beaumaris, Anglesey

Fri, 22 Mar 2013 10:55:33 -0400

Living, working and designing in Wales are the biggest influence on Australian-born jewellery designer-maker Kriket Broadhurst. Her unique studio in Beaumaris

Mar 19, Richard Daniels, Studio Potter, Carreglefn, Anglesey

Tue, 19 Mar 2013 07:34:44 -0400

For studio potter Richard Daniels of Creigiau Mawr Pottery, in Carreglefn near Cemaes, the Isle of Anglesey provides not only the inspiration but also

Mar 18, Island Arts Weeks Open Studios, Galleries 2013

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 18:24:36 -0400

This Easter, Anglesey Arts Forum is celebrating the tenth year when artists and craftspeople open their studios and galleries to visitors. Don’t feel

Mar 11, Island Arts Week 2013, Gill Jones Photographer

Mon, 11 Mar 2013 17:44:19 -0400

The development of digital photography has shaped Anglesey photographer Gill Jones as she embraces technology to create new work for the Anglesey Arts

Feb 26, Island Family's Liverpool Roots

Tue, 26 Feb 2013 10:41:17 -0500

If your readers want to research their family ancestry, they can do so by starting their search on records about Anglesey. I discovered a lot more information

Feb 10, Discovering my ancestry on Anglesey

Sun, 10 Feb 2013 16:25:57 -0500

Anglesey will always be the place to relax and find myself. I never understood why i have over the years found myself akin to lovely island, that was

Dec 20, Say no to Wylfa nuclear

Thu, 20 Dec 2012 09:19:15 -0500

The tourism industry on Anglesey can generate more income if there is not a new power station. Not only does a power station create tremendous chaos during

Oct 30, Jacquie Myrtle – 21 Years of Community Arts, Holyhead

Tue, 30 Oct 2012 08:52:07 -0400

Artist Jacquie Myrtle is celebrating 21 years of creating art on Anglesey and her involvement with the Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead, and the Anglesey Arts

Oct 30, Hitachi Wylfa Jobs Boost

Tue, 30 Oct 2012 04:47:50 -0400

Thousands of jobs could be created as Japanese electronics firm Hitachi wins the Horizon bid to build a new nuclear plant at Wylfa on Anglesey. After

Oct 4, French Chinese Wylfa B Bid Withdraws

Thu, 4 Oct 2012 07:21:25 -0400

A French-Chinese consortium bidding to build and operate Wylfa B on Anglesey through Horizon Nuclear Power has withdrawn from the process. With the deadline

Sep 23, Great Holiday, Lligwy Caravan Park

Sun, 23 Sep 2012 15:52:26 -0400

Hi, we have just had 17 lovely days at Rynys Caravan Park, near Lligwy on Anglesey. And it was great the RAF Valley put on a fantastic show for us all.

Sep 23, If safe, why are nuclear power stations built in rural areas

Sun, 23 Sep 2012 15:31:58 -0400

I am pleased that Sir James Lovelock, eminent scientist, environmentalist and author of the Gaia theory, believes opposition to nuclear energy is based

Aug 15, Gold for Moelfre Lifeboat Day

Wed, 15 Aug 2012 07:18:16 -0400

The highly successful annual Moelfre Lifeboat Day has won a Gold Award for Best Event of the Year on Anglesey for 2011/12. This follows Silver Award success

Aug 6, Golden Sands, Aberffraw Beach Experience

Mon, 6 Aug 2012 08:02:27 -0400

Miles of golden sand to enjoy. Thanks Christine for posting this photo. I agree with you, Aberffraw beach is amazing. Whenever we have visited, there