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  Conwy Branch

 


Chair: 
          Joyce Hughes

Secretary:   
                        Innes Mathieson  
                            
01492 543807

 

 Page last updated Septemer 1st 2016

 Current Branch issues

The Branch Committee submits responses every month to any planning applications that may have implications for the Conwy landscape, and also comments on planning applications in the Snowdonia National Park. 

Details of our recent activities and planning submissions are available here in our :
Summer 2016 Newsletter
                                         
yn Cymraeg        Addroddiad Blynyddol  Haf 2016

Members and friends meet every month, except in August, for a social gathering in Rhos on Sea. Interesting speakers are invited along and there is ample time for discussion after the meal.
Members also enjoy getting together on visits during the summer months.

 Forthcoming events

February 22nd     Amusing anecdotes from the working life of a civil engineer /Gwennu a’r Gwaith

Dyfrig Roberts, a Fellow of the Institute of Civil Engineering,  has a wealth of amusing recollections to share with us from his career working on major construction projects across North Wales with Mott MacDonald, the multi-disciplinary management, engineering and development consultancy ( formerly James Williamson).  Dyfrig is closely involved with the work of the National Eisteddford, and is the Herald Bard with responsibility for all ceremonial aspects of the Gorsedd of the Bards.

Wednesday lunchtime 12:00 for 12:30pm at the Colwyn Bay Cricket Club. 
Dinner cost £15.00

 March 22         Elwy Working Woods

 Adrian Farey will tell us all about the Elwy Working Woods co-operative committed to managing the woodland surrounding the picturesque Elwy valley. Adrian is one of a group of professionals doing a range of woody things from saw-milling, traditional timber framing, basket making, charcoal burning and firewood, tree planting and forestry. The co-operative aims to combine affordable housing with jobs .

Wednesday evening  6:15 for 6:30pm at the Colwyn Bay Cricket Club.
Dinner cost £16.00

 April 26            It’s a dangerous game we play

You are invited to join a walk in a dangerous game area in Africa with the experienced professional guide Jeff Williamson, retired consultant paediatrician. Don’t worry – Jeff will explain how to prepare and what to expect, sharing his photographs and several stories about what can go very well or very wrong! Jeff’s former service in the regular army and Territorial Army has been recognised with his being made an Honorary Colonel of 4th Battalion of The Royal Welsh.

Wednesday evening  6:30 for 7pm at the Colwyn Bay Cricket Club.
Dinner cost £16

The rest of the 2017 meeting dates are as follows: 24 May, 21 June, 27 September, 25 October and 6 December

   Please book with Innes Mathieson at least 5 days in advance in order to assist with catering arrangements –  her contact details are below. (Members and friends who wish to come for coffee and talk only – Cost £4.00)

All meetings will be held at the Cricket Club at 6:30 for 7:00pm.
Please book for all meetings with Innes Mathieson at least 5 days in advance in order to assist with catering arrangements. Please send your cheques to 15 Francis Avenue, Rhos on Sea, Conwy LL28 4 DW Tel: 01492 543807 or email innes.mathieson@gmail.com.