Message of thanks from our Mayor to those helped plant 400 trees

Below is a message of thanks from our Mayor to all those who helped plant 400 trees this weekend (and this extends to those who would have been there if not otherwise engaged). HelloI really want to send my heartfelt thanks to all those involved in finally getting the trees planted over this weekend (4/5Continue reading “Message of thanks from our Mayor to those helped plant 400 trees”

£30,000 Cymunedau Gwyrd Fund / £30,000 Green Communities Fund

Mae Cadwyn Clwyd wedi lawnsio prosiect newydd o’r enw Cymunedau Gwyrdd, sydd wedi’w ariannu gan Gynllun Galluogi Adnoddau Naturiol a Lles (ENRaW) Llywodraeth Cymru. Bwriad y prosiect yw i ariannu prosiectau a arweinir gan gymunedau i’w helpu i gyflawni mentrau gwyrdd, yn ogystal â chefnogi adferiad Covid a thwf gwyrdd ar lefel gymunedol. Bydd CymunedauContinue reading “£30,000 Cymunedau Gwyrd Fund / £30,000 Green Communities Fund”

Glasgow as a moment to build a movement

COP26 event started this morning with pathe…khmm, enthusiastic speeches but some of the speakers were amongst those, who already suffer from the effects of climate change. Today’s progress gave birth to a paper that has some mentionable message: “… we are driving change through five pillars: i) Building resilience across all of society; ii) EffectiveContinue reading “Glasgow as a moment to build a movement”

Tree-mendous tree planting at Llanfwrog

Postponed!!! Owing to further delays in supply and very windy and wintry weather forecast, Saturday’s Treeplanting event has been cancelled Further updates will follow. Keep warm and well all! Ruthin will be a greener place soon with an environmental community project planned at Llanfwrog Community Centre. During the summer the Mayor, Councillor Heather Williams, startedContinue reading “Tree-mendous tree planting at Llanfwrog”

When considering air quality, biofuels are not sustainable (smoke issue in Glasdir)

The following blog post is from Elena Vardoulaki, Glasdir resident who’s been actively following and reporting the smoke situation with several other residents. “It was almost exactly a year ago when concerns about the smoke emissions in Glasdir started appearing in public forums and social media. The operations in the neighbouring industrial estate, which forContinue reading “When considering air quality, biofuels are not sustainable (smoke issue in Glasdir)”

Ruthin Friends of the Earth celebrating their 2nd anniversary

We’re growing older in June 2021 and despite being under lockdown for most of the time we have a lot to summarize of this year. Our second AGM is going to be a formal meeting followed by an informal event of celebration. We’re going to celebrate a special award that we’ve been working towards forContinue reading “Ruthin Friends of the Earth celebrating their 2nd anniversary”

Exciting News and Agenda for Tuesday 9th March

There is plenty of exciting news coming our way in terms of local projects we are working on and here is a little update on what we are doing and how to get involved Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday 9th March at 6 p.m. Agenda with Zoom link is at the bottomContinue reading “Exciting News and Agenda for Tuesday 9th March”

Collaboration, communication and creativity for Circular Towns in Wales

Circular towns – driving sustainability in the built environment (webinar notes) Chair: Brian Mayne (visiting lecturer at Cardiff University, director of HJL Environmental) Speakers: Yvonne Murphy (Design Lead at MMB / Chair ICE Wales Cymru) Dafydd Gruffydd (managing director of Menter Mon Ltd) David Warren (Head of Circular Economy Policy Development) Eifion Williams (CEO ofContinue reading “Collaboration, communication and creativity for Circular Towns in Wales”

This recovery must be green!

Ask Denbighshire council to ensure a green recovery As the council plan a recovery from Covid-19 it will be too easy to fall back into old patterns, and pitch the economy against the environment. Denbighshire councillors need to hear a clear message from residents that we want the environment to be front and centre ofContinue reading “This recovery must be green!”


Initiatives that we’re actively working on: Ruthin Library of Things Repair Café reSource Plastic free community Incredible Edible Initiatives, charities and social enterprises we support Sudd afal Allotment project Denbighshire Volunteer Services Council (DVSC) Ruthin Festival Ruthin Tidy Town Drosi Bikes Nationwide and international initiatives we’re following Circular Economy Wales Ellen Macarthur Foundation RepairContinue reading “Initiatives”