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MARCH 2019 

MNM YOGA: MOVEMENT, NIDRA AND MANTRA New classes every Wednesday, 6.15 – 7.45pm starting 27th Feb. £7 per class. Dru Yoga, Yogic sleep and Chanting. Canolfan David Hughes Community Centre, Beaumaris LL58 8AF. Info and bookings: Peter Jones 07792 581589,

CONWY SEED FAIR 26th March. See Calendar.

SCIENCE Café TALKS Snowdonia Society are starting a new series of talks. See Calendar 21st March for the first one.

NW WOMEN’S FESTIVAL ~ GWYL Y FERCH GOGLEDD CYMRU Has several dates throughout March and on 6th April. It’s a new festival holding events in Caernarfon in aid of Bangor and District Women’s Aid. Please see Calendar – ‘Balaclafa CARN’ for details of events.

EQUINOX ~ TIME OF BALANCE Poetry, Music and Candlelight. Porth Ysgo, Rhiw, 20th, see Calendar

COMMUNITY WOODLAND PROJECT Gwynedd Council are offering the opportunity to have a say in the woodlands future. Volunteers are needed as part of management group and the action team. Contact Bob Griffiths, Countryside Warden, Gwynedd Council 07827 282064,

PLANT ON OUR ROOF Tŷ Pawb, Wrexham, are looking to assemble a keen group of green-fingered gardeners and hobby horticulturists to cultivate a new community garden on top of our building! 1pm, Heather:

PRINTMAKING 10 week beginner workshop sessions, starts 26th March 6 – 8pm, The Print Centre, Wrexham, £120. Visit:

NW WOMEN’S CENTRE Runs courses on relationships, emotions, confidence building; plus art groups, film club, gardening, creative writing, Tai Chi, knitting, walking, reading, sewing, dance, shared hobby and social groups. They also have Crisis Response Information. Based in 46 – 54 Water Street, Rhyl LL18 1SS. Call 01745 339331,

WOW : Wales One World Film Festival First film on 26th. Theatr Clwyd, Mold.  See Calendar

FRIENDS OF THE EARTH Talk on ‘Modern Livestock Farming and Greenhouse Gases’ by Ellie Crane, on Weds 10th April – book now for a place at this important talk. 7.30pm, Pensychnant Conservation Centre, Sychnant Pass Road, Conwy, LL32 8BJ. Contact:

Period Poverty

It wasn’t long ago that the words ‘Period Poverty’ started to appear on my social media. It wasn’t Period Poverty in a developing world a thousand miles from my front door but Period Poverty right here in the UK.

I have to say that to begin with I was shocked and doubted what I was reading. Surely not in this century? Surely not in this country? I spent the day contacting the High Schools here on Anglesey and lo and behold it was true. Young women in our school system have been struggling for whatever reason each month. Some are missing school and social events because they are afraid to leave home in case they have an accident.

Schools no longer have the budget to provide Period Products and under 18’s don’t get referred to food banks. One way to ease the situation is to raise funds to purchase Period Products. These are handed over to the schools on the island for distribution.Another is to support organisations like Red Box that are springing up country wide.

Over the past year with the help of a team of volunteers we have been supporting Ysgol Uwchradd Caergybi. They are now full stocked and the intention is to move on to another high school on the island. In order to do this some more fundraising is necessary.

From Monday 18th March to  Saturday 23rd March I will be organising a Pop-Up Charity Shop in Holyhead.

Donations of good quality items would be much appreciated. Clothes, books, CDs, DVDs, toys, Bric-a-Brac, kitchen items etc. etc. will all be gratefully accepted. If you feel that you would be able to help with donations or helping at the shop please get in touch. Many thanks,

Christine Jukes 07704 323962,

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