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BAN­GOR U3A: Meet 10.30am Thurs­day morn­ings in Capel Berea Newydd,Ban­gor (be­tween Ffordd Pen­rhos & St David’s Re­tail Park). For peo­ple who are re­tired from work or par­ent­ing. De­velop in­ter­ests and ac­tiv­i­ties with oth­ers and share in or­gan­is­ing them. New mem­bers wel­come Come early af­ter 9.30am for a chat and stay for the event.Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion from www ban­goru3a.org.uk and www u3a.org. uk. No meet­ing on De­cem­ber 6 and on Thurs­day De­cem­ber 13 the last meet­ing for 2018 will be a mu­si­cal cel­e­bra­tion of Christ­mas with pupils of Ys­gol Fri­ars led by their Head of Mu­sic Gemma Wil­liams. The first meet­ing in 2019 will be on Thurs­day, Jan­uary 10.. WID­OW­ERS AND WID­OWS: So­cial group cov­er­ing An­gle­sey, Ban­gor, Caernar­fon and Llyn, set up for wid­owed peo­ple to en­joy life again in the com­pany of other wid­owed peo­ple who un­der­stand. As a guide it is sug­gested peo­ple aged 50-70 will get the most from mem­ber­ship, as it aims to be ac­tive, out and about. At the mo­ment it meets reg­u­larly in Ban­gor, Me­nai Bridge and Caernar­fon and also meet up weekly for walks, and go to opera, bal­let, gigs, cin­ema, meals, pub quiz and week­ends away. If you are an in­ter­net user go to www.meetup.com and en­ter “An­gle­sey&Gwynedd Wid­owed” (without the quotes) then ap­ply to join. Or Call Dil­wyn on 01248-601599, email dil­[email protected], or Lyn on 01286-678252, email [email protected]­hoo.co.uk Please note: this is not a dat­ing group. STROKE SUP­PORT: Had a Stroke? Need some sup­port? Then come to our lo­cal Stroke Cafés or Stroke Groups to meet other Stroke sur­vivors, fam­i­lies and car­ers in a friendly sup­port­ive en­vi­ron­ment at: Kyf­fin Café, High Street, Ban­gor – Every other Fri­day 10am-noon. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Dave Smith 01248 421356 / 07397279897 or e-mail nan­ty­[email protected] PLAYFORD DANC­ING: Do you love danc­ing? Are you se­cretly old­fash­ioned? Did you know there is the op­por­tu­nity to learn Playford danc­ing in Ban­gor? This is 17th/ 18th cen­tury so­cial dance (think Jane Austen) with in­for­mal ses­sions ap­prox­i­mately monthly on Tues­day evenings. Be­gin­ners wel­come to learn. No part­ner needed. Fan­tas­tic live mu­sic! For more in­for­ma­tion, to book a place on Sun­day or Ball tick­ets, phone Nicki on 07960 371620 or find on face­book - https:// www.face­book.com/dr.nicki.h MOR­RIS DANC­ING: Thurs­days 8-10pm. Cadi Ha Mor­ris seeks new mem­bers of any gen­der, aged 16+ to dance or as mu­si­cians. Come along on a Thurs­day evening to try it out free of charge! No ex­pe­ri­ence or part­ner needed. Just turn up in loose com­fort­able clothes and train­ers or sim­i­lar. Based in Ban­gor, teaches and per­forms tra­di­tional Mor­ris dances from the Cotswolds. Septem­ber to May, prac­tice in­doors in Ban­gor and the sum­mer is spent en­joy­ing dis­play­ing our skills as a team wher­ever we can.If you love danc­ing and YS­GOL Bro Lleu, Pen y Groes, nr Caernar­fon, have been awarded char­ity Sus­trans’ Bronze School Mark Award (pic­tured) for its com­mit­ment to walk­ing, cy­cling and scooter use for the jour­ney to school.

Gwen Thomas, Sus­trans schools of­fi­cer for North Wales, handed over the award to the school’s Eco Coun­cil to con­grat­u­late chil­dren, par­ents and teach­ers for their ef­forts in in­creas­ing pupils’ walk­ing, scoot­ing and cy­cling lev­els by trans­form­ing the school jour­ney.

The school be­came a Sus­trans Ac­tive Jour­neys school last year and over the past 12 months they have hosted a va­ri­ety of ac­tiv­i­ties to en­cour­age pupils to walk, cy­cle and use their scoot­ers to come to school.

The school were awarded a School Mark award plaque and cer­tifi­cate for their ef­forts, and will in­spire other schools in the area to take the steps needed to achieve Sus­trans School Mark ac­cred­i­ta­tion. The School Mark ac­cred­i­ta­tion scheme is open to all schools in Wales for free. Schools can reg­is­ter for the award at: www.sus­trans.org.uk/wales/school­mark

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