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Llanferres Bonfire Night to go ahead It’s been confirmed that the Bonfire and Fireworks will go ahead on the Glebe Field in Llanferres this year, thanks to the Church and the builders. This will be the final event, so all monies raised will go to local causes. It takes place on Friday 5th November at 7pm. CRC Mountain Bike Event Thank you to all volunteer marshals from the organisers See centre pages of October News & Views Llanferres Parish Gardening Club Annual Show This year’s show saw bumper entries. Results here He’s done it! Owen Hall, 17 from Llanferres has run the whole length of the Offa’s Dyke path, a distance of some 177 miles!. more... Pothole Planting One local resident found a great way to highlight the potholes in Llanferres village and within days the main ones had been filled - can’t be a coincidence can it? Tug of War pictures See slideshow of pictures from the Ysgol Bro Famau, Llanferres Summer Fair Tug of War competition Reopen Mold Railway Station? There’s a movement to reopen the railway to Mold and the Mold railway station. Visit the website to see the proposal and sign the petition if you’re in favour. Green Pennant Award Llanferres Park has been awarded the Green Pennant for the fourth year running. The scheme is now run by the Keep Britain Tidy group.
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Old People’s Welfare Christmas Lunch on Saturday 4th December A lovely meal was enjoyed at the Druid, with the usual 5 star silver service. Pictures here.
Tai Chi update Please note: the Beginners Tai Chi Taster Classes have now started at the Village Hall in Gwernymynydd. More details here
June Llanferres News & Views The June edition is now out, click here to view it Perigee Moon - did you see it? Some pictures taken by Adrian Walls who was alert to the occasion and managed to snap it before it disappeared behind cloud. Click here Zip Wild Looks like Zip Wild are pressing ahead with their Moel Famau plans Click here to see what’s occurin’ See what the objections are here: http://moelfamau.com/ Latest article on the Free Press website here Working Party on the Park. Thank you to everyone who helped out on Saturday - a good turn out shifted 35 tonnes of ‘cushionfall’ in 2 1/2 hours! And some other vital maintenance work completed - well done all!
Royal Welsh Freedom of the County June11 in Denbigh Report and pictures on the Free Press website click here
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2011 Garden Show The 2011 Llanferres Parish Gardening Club Show will be on 3rd September Download the schedule here Get your entry form here Last year’s results here
The Gallon Walk What’s your view? Should it/can it  be taken in hand by the community? Click here to add you view
2011 CRC Mountain Bike Marathon Once again the community is marshaling this event to raise funds for the Playing Field. Volunteers are desperately needed, please contact Dan Hurst for details. Web address for the event is: http://www.mtb-marathon.co.uk/
Mold Food Festival 2011 This year’s event is on 24th and 25th September, and looks like being another great occasion. Details here To enter the W.I. supported Bara Brith competition - download the entry form here.
The final quiz took place on 30th November. The new champions are Demon Dogs! Report and details here Llanferres Garden Club Show 2011 Entries were up this year, see the results and pictures here.
Photograph courtesy of www.localbygones.co.uk
We did it! 40 miles on Sat 28th April rasing money for CAFT - still a bit short of target if you want to help. To sponsor us visit our Just Giving page. Read more about the charity here.
Visit the Loggerheads Garage site for loads more photographs
Local children (and some enthusiastic adults) had a great time making bird and bat boxes on the Park on Saturday 10th March - see the picture here
Birbox & Bat box making 12th March 2012
Llanvega$ 2012
Jubilee Beacon
The Diamond Jubilee beacon was lit on Moel Famau on Monday 4th June at 10pm. The beacon was one of over 4000 Beacons to be lit by communities to celebrate The Queen's Diamond Jubilee. For more information please visit http://www.diamondjubileebeacons.co.uk/
Jubilee Party 3rd June A great time was had by those who attended the Jubilee Party on 3rd June. Congratulations and thanks to the organisers - June & Tim, Dan & Mel, Jane and Jac. Pictures here 2012 Garden Show is on 1st September this year Download the schedule and entry form here Premier League Competition Alan Atlas scooped the top prize (and more). Final table here.
A right royal treat - Jubilee 2012 Party pictures
Moel Famau Diamond Jubilee Beacon
2012 GARDEN SHOW 1st SEPTEMBER Another very successful event, although entries were down because of the record wet summer. A few highlights are here
2012 TriquizardTournament winners  the Headstrongs
A view of Bardsey Island by Doug Jahn
Lleyn Peninsula A few pictures from the October 2012 trip
Vandals attack cars in Maeshafn Cars by the Village Green in Maeshafn have been “keyed” by mindless vandals recently. Please be vigilant.
1st December Christmas Lunch A lovely lunch was enjoyed by the older members of the community on 1st December 2012 at the Druid Inn. The committee members did another excellent job of fund-raising for and organising the event. A lovely meal, served by willing volunteers was followed by excellent entertainment from the Ruthin- based male voice choir, Cor y Porthmyn. More pictures here.
Welcome to our website, it is the companion site to Llanferres News & Views, the monthly magazine for the communities of Llanferres, Tafarn-y-Gelern, Maeshafn, Pant Du, Loggerheads and Cadole, in Denbighshire, North Wales.
Good turn out for the Auction of Promises   raising funds for Denbigh’s National Eisteddfod.  Pictures and update including the amount raised in May’s News & Views
An eventful end to March and beginning of the Easter holiday period led to a Llanferres wedding hitting the national news. Read the story behind the wedding in April’s News & Views  Click on the photogaph for more pictures of the wedding and the snow!
WORKING PARTY ON THE PARK A good turn out for a Working Party on Llanferres Park on Saturday - April 27 shifted 40cu metres of bark in less than 2 hours and tidied up the Park! The Playing Field Committee are grateful to all who turned up and brought the Park up to scratch.
Volunteers at the April Working Party at Llanferres Park
New WW1 section added - click here
Includes a series of articles about local people in the Great War by Noel Headley
TOUR OF BRITAIN PASSES THROUGH September 18 2013...
Llanferres Female Voice Choir (& Rob)
The Llanferres Female Voice Choir (plus a couple of guest tenors) raised a fantastic £242 by carol singing around the village on Saturday evening (November 30). The funds will ensure turkey is back on the menu for next Saturday’s Christmas Lunch at the Driuid for our more senior citizens, and we can hold the gruel back for another year. Well done ladies (& gents)!
Older Persons’ Christmas meal 2013
THANK YOU to everyone who braved the elements and came to the Christmas Quiz night on 18 December. We raised a fantastic £300!!! We hope you enjoyed the quiz - 14 teams battled it out and Brute Force & Ignorance eventually won the day, just edging ahead of the Headstrongs in the last round. The keenest nose prize went to the youngest team - Much Quiz Such Wow! And 3 teams shared the Bonus Question Christmas Crackers Prize: Where’s Watson, Demon Dogs and Turkey Twizzlers.
Winner of the Best Children's Easter Bonnet, Nell Williams
A very successful evening raised £600! More pictures here
Community Council WW1
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NEW The calendar for Llanferres Village Hall is now online, so that you can check events to see what’s on and also see if the Hall is available for you to book. Click here to see the calendar. If you have an event you’d like to promote contact us (click here for the contact form) and we’ll put the details on the same page. All Village Hall bookings must be made by telephone to GIlly Carney (See News & Views for contact details)
Queen’s Baton Relay in Denbighshire
Congratulations to Dan Hurst and Adrian Walls who took part in the baton relay on May 30th. Pictures here.
Maeshafn Fell Race record turn out. There were a record number of runners , despite the thunder storms, with 134 runners recorded. The previous record was 90 runners in 2012
Maeshafn Fell race June 2014
Local Community Council By- election RESULT Bob Barton: 47 Adrian Walls: 145 Total Votes 192 Turn Out 31.6%
THANK YOU to everyone who sponsored us on the walk on Saturday - your generosity always surprises and delights us. Best wishes Paul & Siobhan
See News & Views this month for incriminating Loggerheads Garage pictures.
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