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MENAI BRIDGE SCOUTS AND GUIDES

The local Scouts and Guides are aiming to replace their hut with a new building which would serve the whole community. Fundraising is underway and the target is about £209,000 to cover the whole project, and to date they have raised over £8,000 towards rebuilding costs.

You can sponsor-a-brick at £1 a brick (virtual ones). This process started in March and has now raised over £700. To sponsor a brick please contact Jenny Pattullo on 01248 713263 or Malcolm Rogers at Maes y Coed, Lon Ty Mawr, Llandegfan, LL59 5TS.

MENAI MEMBERS ASSOCIATION OF THE NATIONAL TRUST

The Music Room at Plas Newydd was the venue for the Christmas evening during which members celebrated 30 years of involvement with the home of the Marquess of Anglesey.

During a well attended evening, members enjoyed a four-course meal prepared by four members and presentations from long standing members of the association.

Yvonne Whitley spoke about the early years of volunteering for the Trust, while John Evans, the longest serving property manager, gave an account of his role.

Members also heard from John Dennis, head gardener from 1979, who described the many changes in scenery and planting during his time.

The present property manager, Paul Carr Griffin, looked back to 1976 and how changes have impacted on the house, stressing the importance of the association to the house.

Members also heard from Howard Treece about collecting photographs and stories over the last 30 years to further enrich the archives. The aim is to produce a booklet covering this period.


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Anglesey International Market Launch 
Island towns of Llangefni, Menai Bridge and Beaumaris will host first-ever International Market on Anglesey in a weeks time. Llangefni will host the …

Menai Mini Marathon, Anglesey 
The 27th race took place recently, it is clasified by Abergele Harriers as "the toughest 10k race in North Wales". The winner was Rob Samuel in 33 …

Fair Trade Coffee Morning 
A Fair Trade Coffee morning will be held from 10.30 am on Saturday 1 March - St David's Day - in the Community Centre in Water Street, Menai Bridge. …

Telford Victorian Christmas Market 
Thomas Telford 250 and Friends of Ysgol y Borth are holding a joint event on 12th December 2007. From 4pm to 8.30pm with Ice skating on artificial ice, …

Marine Moustaches, Menai Bridge Not rated yet
On a blustery morning on 24th November in Menai Bridge, a flotilla of moustaches appeared from the Menai Strait to support Movember (the month formerly …

Menai Mini Marathon 2010 Not rated yet
The 29th Menai Mini Marathon over a new course took place on Sunday 24 January 2010. The overall winner was H Williams of Dolgellau in 36.08 minutes. …

Menai Bridge Air Cadets Not rated yet
Just a request for new members to join the air cadets at Menai Bridge, based next to the Straits Restaurant{formerly rubys}. Boys and girls aged 13 …

Menai Bridge Celebrates Fair Trade Status Not rated yet
Menai Bridge recently gained the status of Fair Trade Town, the first on Anglesey. The status was awarded on 8 May by the Fairtrade Foundation following …

Menai Bridge Beavers re-starting soon  Not rated yet
Beaver Scouts will be re-starting in May in Menai Bridge. Membership is open to boys and girls between 6 and 8 years old. If you are interested …

Menai Bridge Scouts Guides Prize Bingo Not rated yet
Menai Bridge Scouts and Guides are holding a Prize Bingo Evening on Thursday May 8th at 6:45pm in the Scout& Guide Hut on Cambria Road, Menai Bridge(just …

FABULOUS FEBRUARY 50P AND UNDER SALE!! Not rated yet
Menai Bridge Scouts and Guides are having a Spring Clearout. We are holding a 50p and under sale in the Scout and Guide Hut on Saturday February 9th from …

Menai Bridge Scouts and Guides Prize Bingo Not rated yet
There will be a Prize Bingo evening in the Menai Bridge Scout and Guide hut on Thursday January 31st Admission is free, and bingo game tickets cost 50p …

Telford Victorian Christmas Market POSTER Not rated yet
Thomas Telford 250 Group and Friends of Ysgol y Borth are holding a joint event on 12th December 2007. From 5pm to 8.30pm with Ice skating (£2 per person), …

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