A very proud occasion for the Artisans Collective team.
The award was presented for “recognition of the support they give to groups across Denbighshire organising and delivering community projects that support local residents”.
On a high profile evening at Theatr Clwyd Pete, Jayne and Steve were delighted to receive the community award from the High Sheriff of Clwyd Mr Jim O’Toole DL.
On an evening shared with lots of other fantastic community and voluntary organisations, lords, ladies, assembly ministers. It was great to chat with our AM Ann Jones and lots of other influential people from across North Wales.
It was great to be sharing a table with Councillor Win Mullen-James vice chair of Denbighshire County Council, Helen and Lisa from DVSC who have provided great support to our CIC amongst others.
It was also great to meet Dave Evans of Crimebeat North Wales
who help young people develop projects which make their communities a safer place to live. Providing small grants to community-led proposals, Crimebeat supports young people to develop projects that aim to:
* Cut local crime and keep young people out of trouble
* Provide support to victims of crime
* Stimulate an interest in voluntary work
* Improve school attendance and behaviour
* Improve the quality of life in your community.
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Health 4 All – Get active to promote your own physical and mental well-being!
That’s the message from the team in Healthy Prestatyn/Ruddlan Iach and Vale of Clwyd Mind.
Who are Co-Producing with Artisans Collective CIC to stage a fun Health 4 All event. Being held on Friday, 14 October. In and around Prestatyn’s Old Library on Nant Hall Road.
Whatever your age or circumstance there will be an opportunity to sample and get involved in activities with the ‘feel good’ factor.
Would you like to get involved with a choir, strum a guitar or beat some drums?
You can use some energy in a dancing, cycling, walking group or enjoy armchair aerobics.
Make use of your spare time through volunteering opportunities or growing vegetables at a local allotment.
Make friends and learn skills through Men’s Sheds or find out more about learning opportunities at local libraries or college.
Dementia Friendly Community Prestatyn will also be holding a Dementia Friends awareness session at 3pm.
This and much more will be available for you to test as part of a fun-filled activity day.
So we hope that this event will encourage local people not only to enjoy the day. But to get involved in enjoyable activity regularly.’
Phil Williams, Director of Vale of Clwyd Mind said: ‘It is well-known that physical activity can have major benefits on mental well being.
This event could be a real boon for local people – especially being held during World Mental Health Week’.
Anyone can come along and join in the fun.
If you want to find out more contact Alexis Conn on 01745 881852 or e-mail: alexis.conn@wales.NHS.uk