Chwarae Teg LeadHerShip Programme

If you are a young woman aged 16-22 and interested in a career in politics, you might want to read this letter from Hannah Blythyn, Welsh Assembly Member for Delyn.
Applications to visit the National Assembly for Wales to shadow an Assembly Member for a day on Tuesday 26th March must be received by Chwarae Teg by this Friday, 15th February (apply via this link: https://chwaraeteg.com/projects/leadhership19/).
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Cilcain Craft Group Cafe

Our next Community Café on Saturday 16th February, will be hosted by Cilcain Craft Group.

Come and check out their displays and sale of crafts and enjoy refreshments and delicious home-made cakes!

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Williams family cafe in aid of Epilepsy Research

Our next Community Café, on Saturday 9th February, will be hosted by the Williams family, to raise funds for Epilepsy Research. Serving refreshments and excellent home-made cakes, there will be crafts, tombola and a raffle, too!

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Yoga class cancelled

Please note that due to the adverse weather conditions, the yoga class today has been cancelled.

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Well done, Cilcain Young Farmers!

WELL DONE CILCAIN YOUNG FARMERS!
They played an ace! Not only did they raise the funds to buy a defibrillator for the village, but they have also now organised defibrillator training sessions for anyone in Cilcain who wants to sign up. 17 people arrived for the first defibrillator training session on Tuesday evening – a great turnout! Many thanks to Kay for running the session, to Graham who had his arm twisted to help out – and to Andy of the Young Farmers for all his hard work. Two more sessions will take place next Sunday (3rd February), the first starting at 3.00 pm and the second at 4.00 pm. A few places are still available, so get in touch with Andy Hughes by email, message or phone to book your place.
Andy’s contact details are: Tel: 07933610611 or email: andy_h95@live.com.
Many thanks to Gwen Hardman for this update and great photos!

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‘My Career in the NHS’ – Richard Anthony

Join Cilcain WI at the Village Hall on Monday 11th February at 7.30 pm for a talk from Richard Anthony: ‘My Career in the NHS’.

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A bench for Bob, “The Cilcain Postie”

Bob Taylor was Cilcain’s ‘Postie’ for 30 years and, during that time, he used to enjoy having his morning tea/breakfast break on one of the benches by the side of the bowling green in the village, weather permitting.
Sadly, he recently passed away following his fight with cancer and his wife, Lynn, asked if the family could put a bench in his memory at the side of the green.
Last Saturday, 26th January, Bob’s family, friends and people from the village gathered together to remember him as the bench was put into position, and to pay their respects to a lovely man who was very much part of our community and its history.
Lynn has given her permission for us to post these photographs.
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