July is a blooming good time in Prestatyn.

This July our Grow Wild Voluntary Arts Week and Prestatyn Dementia Friendly community spaces are included in our towns RHS Wales in Bloom entry.

The RHS It’s Your Neighbourhood campaign supports local community groups in cleaning up and greening up their immediate local environment.

Whether that’s the street they live in, or a small patch of communal land needing a revamp.

The It’s Your Neighbourhood Award is a non competitive category and motivates communities in Wales who have not entered the Wales in Bloom Campaign before.

The Benefits are
  • A stronger sense of Community
  • Cleaner and Greener surroundings
  • A safer environment
  • Healthier and happier neighbourhoods with less litter and more attractive green spaces
  • Community engagement in environmentally sustainable practises
  • Reduced anti-social behaviour.
lovelivelocal july logoBusiness

During July and the coming months we are taking part in #lovelivelocal an exciting new campaign from Denbighshire County Council, Economic Development Department.

Encouraging people to use their local shops and services. Also to share their positive experiences of Denbighshire as a fantastic place to shop.

The #LoveLiveLocal 2016 campaign celebrates the diverse and vibrant shopping experiences we have in our County.

The campaign encourages consumers to use the hashtag #LoveLiveLocal to promote businesses in Denbighshire across all social networking platforms.

Health and Wellbeing

Dementia Friendly Prestatyn continues gathering pace and on July 1st we gained 6 more local dementia champions.

Over 100 people have now attended awareness sessions at the Old Library.

Local national retailers such as Boots and Prestatyn high st businesses have all attended the sessions and are helping to spread the word.

A lot of our groups and activities are now on the Dewis Wales website

It is the place for information about well-being in Wales.

They have information that can help you think about what matters to you, along with information about local organisations and services that can help!

Published by Peter Harrison

Volunteer Director at Artisans Collective CIC in Prestatyn. Chair of Prestatyn Dementia Friendly Community. Honorary President of Prestatyn Mens’s  Shed.
Time Served Engineer & Multi championship winning ex racing driver who loves all things electro-mechanical.peteharrison.co.uk

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