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