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July 06, 2009
Anglesey Today Newsletter, Issue #002 -- What's New6 July 2009
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Issue #002, 6 July 2009
Welcome to the latest issue of our Newsletter, which will now come to you every month.
We have been planning for some time to launch this latest way of sharing interesting articles and news about Anglesey with the rest of the world.
And there is so much that's happening on the island right now, so we hope to give you a little flavour of what is in store for future issues.
You are welcome to leave any comments or ask questions about what you read by contacting us here. So, let's get started with the news and articles for the second edition.....
1) Aesthetics of Allen, the Gallery at 15
Sue Beesley from Marianglas interviews the mercurial Allen at his art studio in Beaumaris. For one who has worked on a farm on Skye, helped concentration camp survivors and now campaigns for a pollution free Anglesey, Allen shares his views on aesthetics in his artwork. ......
2) Memories of Fallen War Heroes from Anglesey
Alix Warren from Amlwch has written some moving poems about the memories of fallen heroes recorded at the War Memorials across the island. Her poetry captures the sense of futility of war and the loss to the local communities.
3) Beautiful Island Sea and Landscape Views
We have launched a free Ecard service with some breathtaking photos taken by local professional photographer, Paul Mattock. Paul's photos capture the essence of Anglesey and he now produces an Annual Picture Calendar.
4) How Island Flour Makes Bread in South China
Llynnon Mill is remarkable, being the last working windmill in Wales. Liz Thomas originally from Rhoscolyn, recently visited the island with her partner Graham, and bought flour from Llynnon Mill, Llanddeusant. But that's only the beginning of the story. Find out what happened next and also read about Liz'z bread recipe.
5) Are You Looking For a Care Home for a Loved One?
Bryn Mel Manor Care Home Open Day: Enjoy our panoramic coastal views and modern day facilities within a period manor house situated in an elevated position on the Menai Strait. Strawberry tea available throughout the day Please come and visit us between 2.00pm and 4.30pm. There will be matron and staff to answer any questions or provide information that you may require. Bryn Mel Manor Care Home is situated in Llandegfan on Anglesey. Call us on 01248 712999 or 01248 715605.
6) Accommodation Near Wylfa Power Station
Are you a contractor or visitor with business at Wylfa Power Station on Anglesey? The Bull Bay Hotel offers quality bed and breakfast accommodation within 10 minutes drive of the site. Situated very close to the Coastal Path, you can enjoy relaxing walks and sea views in your free time.
More Wylfa B & B information here
7) Get Your Local Oral Health Guide Here
Dr Mike Williams of the Beaumaris Dental Health Practice gives his views on the advantages of using fluoride toothpaste, discusses when parents should get their children to use adult toothpaste, and offers his golden rules on decay prevention.
8) LNG Heading For Amlwch
Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) will play a greater role in the future energy security of many countries, not least the UK. With the recent opening of the mega LNG terminal at South Hook, Milford Haven, attention will soon turn to Amlwch where Canatxx LNG has secured planning consent for a regasification facility. You may have a number of questions about this project, and we hope we can answer them below.
9) Secret of Three Large Boulders
When you drive through the village of Pentraeth you may notice three large boulders in the field. Actually they are an 800 year old monument, from the time of Llywelyn the Great, which marks an event held on the banks of Afon Nodwydd, which flows out to Red Wharf Bay. There is a love story tied into this mystery...
Discover the secret behind these stones
10)Can't Find What You're Looking For?
Don't worry! We have now introduced a Sitesearch facility which you will see on a number of pages, or just go to the page below and type what you need (even if it is 7 words :) )
For example: holiday cottage near coast by llangoed
Help me find what I'm looking for
Well, I hope that has given you a little taster of what you can expect from us in forthcoming issues, when we will take a closer look at the future of Wylfa, and you will find out about Anglesey Ghosts.
Also planned will be a look at the growing Cruise Ship market visiting Holyhead, sections of the beautiful coastal path and a look at some more local artists.
We welcome your comments and if you have articles or stories you feel would be relevant and of interest to other readers, please send them along to us here.
Local businesses: If you would like to feature your business or services in this newsletter and/or on the site, as some have already done, do get in touch and we'll see how we can help.
And if you are looking for long lost friends or relatives, then please use this same form, and we can post it to the notice board.
Finally, if there is an article or story you would like to share, please contact us with the text and picture or you can use the online invitation page shown below:
Well, that's all for now.
Until next time.
All the best,
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