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RainbowBiz Limited will be “Celebrating Volunteers With Pride” by holding a free cinema screening and Q and A event at Theatr Clwyd thanks to a grant from the Big Lottery Fund.

After successfully applying to the Big Lottery Fund’s Celebrate programme RainbowBiz Limited, a social enterprise in Flintshire has been awarded £1893.00, which will be used to host an event at 6pm, Saturday, 4th March, 2017 at Theatr Clwyd in Mold.

On the day all corners of the community are invited to come together to Celebrate Volunteers With Pride. Volunteers at RainbowBiz are an important part of the local area because without volunteering many people would not be able to gain skills in new areas, feel good about themselves, be a part of the community and put on so many amazing events in Flintshire, for example Flintshire Pride, Diversity 2017 and the RainbowBiz Mind, Body, Spirit Festival.

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wrexham-1864-43207-220065_478x359Wrexham Football Club and Calon FM are delighted to announce that Wrexham AFC’s football commentary will be live on the Wrexham based community radio station for the 2017-2018 season and beyond.

The football club has not renewed its long standing agreement with EFL Digital meaning that ‘Wrexham PlayerHD’ will close at the end of this season. We will advise current subscribers about their subscriptions shortly.

The Media Team’s commentary will be free to air next season on Calon 105fm, Calon FM’s app, the tunein app and online via the club website. We will be covering every game, home and away with our team of experienced commentators.

Carl Hogan, Wrexham Football Club Media Manager said, “I wanted to move our commentary over to Calon FM last season, but our contract with EFL Digital didn’t allow me to do so. I’m really happy to finally get this over the line, I believe our fantastic commentaries deserve a wider audience, and I believe being on the Calon platform will certainly deliver that.

“Also, I believe our commentaries should be free of charge for our supporters, which is why I have been working so hard to make this to happen. Next season will signify more choice for Wrexham commentary listeners as we go head to head in the free-to-air market. I urge all supporters to get on board with our new commentary partner Calon FM and, support our commentary sponsors and advertisers.”

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f23a6bce-2bf2-4d1e-9914-b59f8398e767The early bird catches the worm – or so the saying goes – and Nightingale House is urging women across North Wales and beyond to sign up and bag a discount for this year’s Ladies Midnight Walk.

The Ladies Midnight Walk will take place on June 17th and the Hospice are encouraging women to get their glitter on and get involved.

Starting from Llwyn Isaf at 10.30pm, the event sees women take on either a 3.5 or 6 mile walk while turning the streets of Wrexham into a sea of pink.

Hundreds of women many of whom will be adorned in glowing bunny ears and glitter, will be spurred on by an array of entertainment and Team Nightingale encouragement along the way.

 

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GP5The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is set to celebrate its 70th anniversary milestone with a star-studded concert line up featuring performances from renowned bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel, iconic American Jazz, Soul and Gospel singer, Gregory Porter, vocal harmony group, The Overtones and the Only Boys Aloud Academi, as well as a whole host of global dance and musical talent.

Tickets for the festival, which will run from Monday 3rd July until Sunday 9th July 2017, will be available to season ticket holders and Friends of the Eisteddfod from 9am today [TUESDAY 24TH JANUARY], with tickets going on sale to the general public at 9am on Thursday 9th February online at www.international-eisteddfod.co.uk or via the box office on 01978 862001.

Anyone purchasing a membership to the Friends of the Eisteddfod during this two-week priority booking period will also gain access to advance tickets.

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Kizzy CrawfordThe organisers of the annual FOCUS Wales Music festival in, North Wales have teamed up with Wrexham County Borough Council to create a brand new outdoor event that will take over Wrexham’s High Street.

Wrexham St. David’s Weekend / Penwythnos Dewi Sant Wrecsam is a celebration of welsh culture and will honour the national patron saint with a fun packed and high profile outdoor show in the heart of Wrexham town centre. The three day event which will feature the best up and coming bands, performing in both Welsh and English from around Wales, including Kizzy Crawford, Calfari, CaStLeS, The Big Beat, Heal The Last Stand and many more; as well as choirs, bespoke food stalls selling high quality welsh fayre and entertainment for all the family.

The free to attend event will close down Wrexham’s High Street to vehicles from 7.30am on the Friday until 12am Monday morning, creating a street party atmosphere throughout the weekend.

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