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SCOUT GROUP: Cof­fee morn­ings ev­ery Fri­day (staffing lev­els per­mit­ting) at the Scout and Guide Hall, Bull Bay Road, be­tween 10.30am-1pm. All funds in aid of 1st Aml­wch Scout Group.

AML­WCH HELP: Healthy Eat­ing Loses Pounds weight­loss group meet ev­ery Wed­nes­day in The Di­nor­ben Ho­tel 5-7pm. Chris Knott 01407 711058.

HEAR TO HELP: Free mi­nor re­pairs to NHS hear­ing aids, bat­tery sup­ply, re-tub­ing and ad­vice at the Ac­tion on Hear­ing Loss drop-in, first Tues­day of each month, 1-3pm at Clwb y Gor­lan, Salem Street.

AML­WCH BE­REAVE­MENT SUP­PORT GROUP: Meets on the sec­ond Tues­day of ev­ery month at the Aml­wch Methodist Church school­room, 10.30am and 12.30pm. Call Richard on 0797553964­4.

AML­WCH FOODBANK DIS­TRI­BU­TION POINT: It is open to those in real hard­ship, and for some who strug­gle to make ends meet. The Foodbank is cur­rently open on Weds from 11am-3pm, in Pantri Num­ber 6, at 6 Queen Street. The ba­sic sys­tem is a Re­fer­ral Sys­tem, but peo­ple can go along to get fur­ther in­for­ma­tion about el­i­gi­bil­ity. Con­tact 01407 839364 or 01407 764947.

AML­WCH CA­NOE CLUB: Meets in Aml­wch pool 8.15pm-9.30pm. If you would like to try kayak­ing the club al­lows three Taster Ses­sions at £5 per per­son per ses­sion. Min­i­mum age 8 and con­di­tions ap­ply to un­der-16s, par­ent/car­ers must stay in at­ten­dance for the ses­sions. Sug­gest par­tic­i­pants wear a T-shirt, the ses­sions will in­volve cap­siz­ing in a kayak. You can also visit on Face­book.

DO­NA­TION DROP OFF POINT: Hos­pice at Home Gwynedd & An­gle­sey Drop off Point at its Dis­tri­bu­tion Cen­tre. It is open on Mon­day, Tues­day, Fri­day and Satur­days, 10am-3pm to ac­cept qual­ity do­na­tions, at Unit 6, Site 9, Ll­wyn Onn In­dus­trial Es­tate, LL68 9BQ Tel 01407 832178 (Op­po­site the Post Of­fice Sort­ing Of­fice).

AML­WCH AGE WELL: Come along – see what’s hap­pen­ing. Mem­bers dance, walk, play bad­minton, crafts and com­puter classes, Tai Chi and much more. Or just call for a cuppa and a chat, lunch avail­able, make new friends or catch up with old ones in a re­laxed, con­vivial at­mos­phere. Open Mon­day to Thurs­day, ring 01407 831862 (ask for Eileen) in the Memo­rial Hall.

AN­GLE­SEY CEN­TRAL LIONS: Club is a lo­cal ser­vice or­gan­i­sa­tion, and reg­is­tered char­ity that raises money, holds events, and as­sists in events. Dur­ing 2014 the club do­nated £2,946 to wor­thy causes. It needs new mem­bers to carry on with its suc­cess, es­pe­cially with its char­i­ta­ble work. Any­one in­ter­ested in join­ing the club should ring 0780215039­9 for de­tails.

BALL­ROOM/LATIN AMER­I­CAN DANCE CLASS: Adult dance class Mon­day at the Memo­rial Hall, Aml­wch. Adult Dance Class 8-9pm, Prac­tise Ses­sion 9-10pm. Large dance floor so all lev­els wel­come from be­gin­ner to ad­vance. A fun way to get fit and meet new friends. For more in­for­ma­tion visit An­gle­sey Dance Face­book page, e-mailan­gle­sey­dance@hot­mail.com or phone 07867 508734

CIT­I­ZENS AD­VICE: Bureau open Thurs­day 9.30am–2pm, Drop in. Ad­vice line Cymru - Mon­day to Fri­day 9am-5pm 0344477202­0. You can also ac­cess www.Ad­viceguide.org. uk

CAFE COFIO: New ser­vice by the Car­ers Trust for car­ers and those they care for. Tea/cof­fee in a re­laxed at­mos­phere and learn more about ser­vices for peo­ple with mem­ory prob­lems, as well as tak­ing part in var­i­ous ac­tiv­i­ties. Ses­sions take at Di­nor­ben Ho­tel, Wed­nes­days, 2-4pm. For in­for­ma­tion ring 01492 542212.

TAI CHI & QIGONG: 11.30am -12.30pm. Memo­rial Hall, Aml­wch Ad­mis­sion £3.50, Age Well Class for over 50s. Tai Chi com­bines deep breath­ing and re­lax­ation with slow and gen­tle move­ments. Con­tact Jeff Cush­ing 01248 352336 cym­ru­taichi­wales.co.uk.

AML­WCH IN­DUS­TRIAL HER­ITAGE TRUST: Has launched its ac­tiv­i­ties for the 2016 Sum­mer sea­son, The Cop­per Kingf­dom Cen­tre and Sali Loft cafe and ex­hi­bi­tion are open Tues­day to Sun­day, 10.30am-5pm. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Elfed Row­lands on 01407 830298.


HOPE CHURCH: meets ev­ery Sun­day at 10.30am in Ys­gol Fri­ars School Hall.

ST JOHN’S METHODIST CHURCH: High Street Ban­gor. Weekly Sun­day Ser­vice 10.30am

MASS: Our Lady and St James RC Church, up­per Ban­gor: Mass times Sun­day 10am and 5pm.

QUAKER MEET­INGS: Sun­days, 10.30am; Tues­days, 1-1.30pm at the Friends Meet­ing House, Dean Street. For de­tails, phone 01248 602156.

BAN­GOR IN­DE­PEN­DENT SPIRITUALI­ST CHURCH: The ser­vice in­cludes hymns, prayers, clair­voy­ance and spir­i­tual heal­ing and takes place ev­ery Wed­nes­day at 7pm at the Quaker Meet­ing House, Dean Street. The ser­vice will fin­ish at ap­prox 8.30pm with free re­fresh­ments and heal­ing shortly later. Ad­mis­sion £2 to in­clude re­fresh­ments and to­wards the church funds’. Phone 01407 840531.

BAN­GOR CHRIS­TIAN SPIRITUALI­ST CHURCH: The Church was es­tab­lished in 1947 and is af­fil­i­ated to the Greater World Spir­i­tual Cen­tre, Lon­don. Ser­vices at 7pm ev­ery Thurs­day at the Quaker Meet­ing House, Dean St with free re­fresh­ments af­ter the Di­vine Ser­vice. There is no ad­mis­sion fee, only a free-will col­lec­tion taken dur­ing the Ser­vice. There is a dif­fer­ent guest speaker ev­ery week. Ev­ery­one is most wel­come to at­tend.

HIRAEL SURGERY: At Hirael Club. Jean Forsyth and Dewi Wil­liams - Coun­cil­lors for the Hirael Ward of Ban­gor hold a Surgery, 10am-2pm on the sec­ond Wed­nes­day in each month to lis­ten to and ad­dress res­i­dents’ is­sues and prob­lems. Ring 01248 355 798 (Jean), or 01248 353699 (Dewi), to book an ap­point­ment. If no re­ply, leave a mes­sage with your con­tact de­tails. Rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the lo­cal Com­mu­nity Beat Team and Gwynedd Com­mu­nity Homes (CCG) may also be in at­ten­dance from time to time.

BAN­GOR & ME­NAI BAHA’IS: The Baha’i Com­mu­nity of Ban­gor and Me­nai in­vite you to join in ac­tiv­i­ties here. The Baha’i Faith is a world re­li­gion whose pur­pose is to unite all mankind in one universal cause, one com­mon faith. Con­tact ban­gor­ba­hais@gmail.com or 07577 777392.

WEIGHTWATC­HERS: Classes at Pen­rhos­gar­nedd Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on Mon­days at 5.30pm.

HIRAEL CLUB: Cash bingo ev­ery Tues­day. Doors open at 1.30pm for a start at 2pm. Also ev­ery Wed­nes­day 7.30pm for a start at 7.45pm. Come along and en­joy the friendly at­mos­phere and light re­fresh­ments.

GUID­ING: Rain­bow, Brownie and Guide units. Con­tact Pat Gadd on 01248 601868.

ARMY CADETS: Pa­rade ev­ery Tues­day at the Drill hall, Glynne Road from 7pm. If you are over 12 then come along. Call 01248 600363 for de­tails.

GLASINFRYN COM­MU­NITY CEN­TRE: Tai Chi Qigong class start­ing ev­ery Tues­day 6.30-7.30pm. Gen­tle en­er­gis­ing ex­er­cises suitable for all. Be­gin­ners wel­come. First class free. Jill Turner 01248 351672

AGE CYMRU GWYNEDD A MON: Are look­ing for vol­un­teers to help at Hafan Café be­sides the bus sta­tion. If any­one has a few hours to spare, Age Con­cern would like to hear from you. For a vol­un­teer pack call 01286 677711

YOGA: Mon­days 10–11.30am, Garth Road Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, (road to Ban­gor pier, left up hill at red post box) Call Katie 0771766171­7.

BAN­GOR COM­MU­NITY CHURCH: Meet ev­ery Sun­day 10.30am and 6.30pm at Coed Mawr Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, (be­hind Mc­don­alds).

NORTH WALES SO­CI­ETY FOR THE BLIND: Is a lo­cal char­ity based in Ban­gor. Its aims are to pro­vide wel­fare and key ser­vices for visu­ally im­paired peo­ple in North Wales. It is look­ing for vol­un­teers to spare an hour or two to as­sist in fundrais­ing, store col­lec­tion, driv­ing and group sup­port. Con­tact Mal­colm Jones on 01248 353604

PARKIN­SON’S CAFE: Peo­ple liv­ing with Parkin­son’s, their fam­ily, car­ers and friends are warmly in­vited to the Parkin­son’s Cafe at Coed Mawr Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, on the third Mon­day of each month, from 2pm to 3.30. Ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude In­door Bowls and easy dance ses­sions, with tea and cakes and friendship, to­gether with sup­port and in­for­ma­tion shar­ing.

ASSEMBLIES OF GOD: Pen­te­costal church. Prince’s Road, (off Col­lege Road) Up­per Ban­gor. Meet­ing ev­ery Sun­day 10.30am and 6.30pm. Warm wel­come to all.

BUD­DHISM: Weekly med­i­ta­tion classes are held at Co­leg Me­nai, Frid­doedd Rd, on Tues­days from 7-8.15pm. The ses­sions give an in­tro­duc­tion to med­i­ta­tion and also ex­plore some of Bud­dha’s prac­ti­cal teach­ings, both of which can help to re­duce stress and in­crease hap­pi­ness. For de­tails phone 01492 878778 or see web­site med­i­tatenorth­wales.com.

QIGONG CLASS: Mon­day 6.30-7.30pm, Coed Mawr Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, (Be­hind McDon­ald’s Caernar­fon Road). Qigong (pro­nounced Chi Kung) is an an­cient Chi­nese health care sys­tem that in­te­grates phys­i­cal pos­tures, breath­ing tech­niques and fo­cused in­ten­tion. Con­tact Jeff Cush­ing 01248 352336 cym­ru­taichi­wales.co.uk Ad­mis­sion £5.

TAI CHI & QIGONG: Mon­day, 7.30-9pm, Coed Mawr Com­mu­nity Cen­tre (Be­hind McDon­ald’s Caernar­fon Road) Ad­mis­sion £5. Tai Chi com­bines deep breath­ing and re­lax­ation with slow and gen­tle move­ments. Con­tact Jeff Cush­ing 01248 352336 cym­ru­taichi­wales.co.uk Ad­mis­sion £6, (£5 con­ces­sions).

TAI CHI & QIGONG: Ban­gor Univer­sity. 1-2pm. Room F16 Memo­rial build­ing, Dein­iol Road, Ban­gor (Op­po­site the sci­ence li­brary) Ad­mis­sion £5. Tai Chi com­bines deep breath­ing and re­lax­ation with slow and gen­tle move­ments. Con­tact Jeff Cush­ing 01248 352336 cym­ru­taichi­wales.co.uk. Ad­mis­sion £5.

YOGA CLASS: Tues­day 7.30-9pm, Coed Mawr Com­mu­nity Cen­tre (Be­hind McDon­ald’s Caernar­fon Road) mixed abil­ity class suitable for be­gin­ners. Con­tact Jeff Cush­ing 01248 352336 cym­ru­taichi­wales.co.uk Ad­mis­sion £6.50 (£5.50 con­ces­sions) block book­ing also avail­able.

HAFAN ME­NAI: Come and sup­port your lo­cal Day Hos­pice with a fun af­ter­noon of Bingo on Wed July 13, 1-3pm. Hafan Me­nai Day Hos­pice (YG site) hosts this event. Games are £5 a book, lots of prizes to be won and light re­fresh­ments will be served.

MOTIV8’: To Make A Change For Peo­ple With Men­tal Health Is­sues. An an­nual event for peo­ple ex­pe­ri­enc­ing men­tal health is­sues and those sup­port­ing them will be held on Thurs­day Oc­to­ber 20 at the Brails­ford Leisure Cen­tre, Ban­gor. The ‘Motiv8’ event, now in its fifth year, is a multi agency ini­tia­tive which aims to raise aware­ness of men­tal health is­sues with an em­pha­sis on the ben­e­fits that be­ing ac­tive and hav­ing fun can have on men­tal well­be­ing. Motiv8 will give peo­ple the op­por­tu­nity to take part in taster ses­sions in bas­ket­ball, archery, pool, gym ex­er­cise, tai chi, dance, and climb­ing. Lo­cal and na­tional ser­vices will be on hand to of­fer ad­vice, guid­ance and sup­port. The #Awalk­in­myshoes spon­sored walk on Satur­day Au­gust 13 be­gins at Caernar­fon Castle be­fore fol­low­ing a cir­cu­lar route along The Welsh High­land rail­way path to Di­nas, and fin­ish­ing back at Caernar­fon. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Sharon Jamieson-Evans at Sharon.Jamieson-Evans@wales.nhs.uk.

RE­TIRE­MENT FEL­LOW­SHIP: 30 mem­bers of the Ban­gor branch of the NHS Re­tire­ment Fel­low­ship en­joyed a day out at Llan­gollen safely driven by Clynog and Tre­for Coaches. The next meet­ing at Tal­gai Hall will be on July 26 at 2pm. Tea/cof­fee and bis­cuits provided for £1. The speaker will be John Gorham on his ex­pe­ri­ences in the Antarc­tic. No meet­ing in Au­gust and a trip to Liver­pool in Septem­ber. Con­tact Sandra for de­tails on 01248 352018.

PIC­NIC: UNA Og­wen river­side pic­nic to raise funds for Medicins Sans Fron­tieres. All wel­come at Lon Isaf Farm, Half Way Bridge, Ban­gor LL57 4AB, on Satur­day July 23, from 2-4pm. En­try £5. Bring your own pic­nic to share,

FNF-BOTH PAR­ENTS MAT­TER CYMRU: The next lo­cal meet­ing will be held on Wed­nes­day July 20 at 7pm in the ESRC Cen­tre for Re­search on Bilin­gual­ism, 37 Col­lege Road, Ban­gor, LL57 2AP. The char­ity has a gen­uine com­mit­ment to have chil­dren united with their par­ents/ grand­par­ents and is en­joy­ing suc­cess in the courts. The meet­ings of­fer free le­gal ad­vice and emo­tional sup­port to par­ents and grand­par­ents alien­ated from their grand/ chil­dren. if you wish a con­fi­den­tial meet­ing con­tact - Frank Brad­field on 01492 874 395


OA­SIS CHURCH: Oa­sis Church in Mar­garet Street wel­comes you to the all age ser­vice at 10.30am each Sun­day morn­ing. The mu­sic is lively and you will hear teach­ing from the Bi­ble made rel­e­vant to con­tem­po­rary life sit­u­a­tions. Con­tact the min­is­ter Philip Evans 0788150467­0 or email of­fice@oci­min­istries.com

TEA DANCE: Held on the last Sun­day of ev­ery month at the Bulke­ley Ho­tel at 2.30pm to raise money for Ovar­ian Cancer Re­search at Ys­byty Gwynedd. Ad­mis­sion £2.50. Con­tact the ho­tel or phone 01248 723223.

BEAUMARIS PIONEERS: Walk­ing group meets ev­ery Wed­nes­day at 2pm in the Ior­w­erth Row­lands Cen­tre, Steeple Lane. It walks for an hour in the sur­round­ing area, fol­lowed by light re­fresh­ments at the Cen­tre; Con­tact the Cen­tre 01248-811508 to regis­ter an in­ter­est and ob­tain de­tails.

YOGA: With Kath Turner. Wed­nes­day 8-9.30pm at the Ior­w­erth Row­lands Cen­tre Gen­tle yoga for the young at Heart with Kath Turner 10-11.30am at Beaumaris Leisure Cen­tre. www.kath­turn­eryoga.com or email kathryn.turner4@bt­in­ter­net.com or phone 01248 750029

DRU YOGA CLASSES: Be­gin­ners wel­come - try your first class for free! Wed­nes­days 9.30-11am (term based). The Bulke­ley Ho­tel, 19 Castle Street, LL58 8AW. Con­tact: 01248 602900 Ext 223 or chris­tiane@ dru­world­wide.com.

WA­TER­COLOUR AND PAS­TEL: course on Wed­nes­days 1-4pm ev­ery week. No ex­pe­ri­ence nec­es­sary -take in­spi­ra­tion from the land­scape and learn about the use of colour and wash. Silk paint­ing ses­sions/ glass paint­ing work­shops also avail­able Thurs­days and Fri­days 10.30-4.30 All ages and abil­i­ties catered for in­clud­ing chil­dren. Learn to paint scarves pictures, cards, sun catch­ers and much more, re­lax­ing and fun. Birth­day par­ties a spe­cial­ity. All work­shops/ cour­ses run­ning at the H’ Art­works Gallery 6 Church St, in the Fo­rum a beau­ti­ful old Methodist chapel. For in­for­ma­tion ring 01248 812045 or e-mail hart­works@bt­in­ter­net.com.

SINGING FOR JOY: Come and join the Singing For Joy Choir at the David Hughes Cen­tre, Thurs­days from 12-2pm. Con­tact Joy on 01248 811519 or email joyleed­hamevans@live.co.uk.

YOGA: Come along for a gen­tle class, and feel the dif­fer­ence. Mon­days Beaumaris 1-2.30pm, Leisure Cen­tre. Con­tact Katie on 0771766171­7.

ROYAL VOL­UN­TARY SER­VICE: Lunch Club – Ys­goldy, Capel y Drindod, Rose­mary Lane. Ev­ery Tues­day 11.45am. Regis­ter be­fore at­tend­ing by phon­ing Ni­cola Collins on 01248 661915.

OVER 50S: Events. Later in the year is the Septem­ber Open Day and in Oc­to­ber pho­tog­ra­pher Pierino Al­gieir will be the speaker and a visit to Caernar­fon in Oct/ Nov to see the pop­pies at the castle with lunch at the golf club. Novem­ber is the Christ­mas meet­ing and on De­cem­ber 12 Christ­mas lunch at Las­tra Farm, more de­tails later. Any queries ring Hazel on 01248 490284/


ST AN­DREW’S CHURCH SER­VICES: Sun­days at 11am, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sun­day Holy Com­mu­nion. On the 4th Sun­day a shorter all age ser­vice fol­lowed by tea and cof­fee. Fri­days at 10am Holy Com­mu­nion. Also each Tues­day at 10am the church hall is open for tea and cof­fee.

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