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DaveR

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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1425 on: January 30, 2019, 10:13:59 AM »
The Old Colwyn end of the Prom takes a real battering with any big tide - its amazing that no work has ever been carried out to improve the sea defences there.

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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1426 on: February 02, 2019, 01:37:07 PM »
Colwyn Bay's Prom Xtra event is set to return to the prom this May.

The event will be held on May 11 along the Colwyn Bay promenade and will include a wide range of free activities for the whole family.
There will also be a funfair, a range of stalls, entertainment and organisers have said they will be "making the most of the beautiful beach".

All stalls, charities and exhibitors will be dotted around the site, with a wide variety from garden ornaments, army recruitment, personalised jewellery and more.

Any traders, exhibitors or charities wishing to apply for a space this year can find further information on You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login forms to be completed and submitted by no later than Friday, March 22.
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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1427 on: February 12, 2019, 11:11:00 AM »
Controversial stone 'Colwyn' sign that's been both welcomed and branded a waste of money is put in place
The installation, which has been the centre of much controversy over the last six months, has now landed.

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Merddin Emrys

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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1428 on: February 12, 2019, 10:43:10 PM »
So who will rearrange the letters to spell CLOWNY ?  ;D
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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1429 on: Yesterday at 12:21:01 PM »
A campaign has been launched to teach life-saving skills to people in four communities within the area.

Colwyn Business Improvement District (Colwyn BID) has funded the installation of nine defibrillators in Old Colwyn, Colwyn Bay, Mochdre and Rhos-on-Sea which are all located in public areas accessible 24 hours, seven days a week.

A number of free training sessions are set to be held in the area to teach residents the skills they need to one day potentially save a life.
The first free training session at Old Colwyn Community Centre, Greenhill Road, attracted a number would-be life-savers from across the area.
There are more sessions planned at Old Colwyn Community Centre on Monday, March 11, and the Station pub, Station Road, Colwyn Bay, on April 10, between 6pm and 8pm on both occasions.

Colwyn BID manager, Cheryl Williams, said the defibrillators will prove to be a valuable asset to the area.
She said: We need to ensure the community is aware they are there and how they work. The more people trained in the use of defibrillators, the better.

The cost of installing the PADS was more than 15,000, including the cabinets they are stored in. We installed special stainless steel cabinets for those located near the seafront to help prevent corrosion.
We have put on the training sessions with the help of Tomos Hughes, who started his own charity Achub Calon y Dyffryn (Saving the Heart of the Valley).

Tomos works with the Welsh Ambulance Service and the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and is teaching people how to use PADS and how to carry out basic First Aid.
Im delighted so many members of the general public and not just BID members have come along to take part in the training. The knowledge they gain and the skills they learn could well save a life.

Supply teaching assistant Libre DiCapula, who lives in Colwyn Bay, took her daughter Saskia, 11, along to the training event and says the experience was well worth it.
She said: I wanted my daughter to get an understanding of what to do in the event of someone having a cardiac arrest and I wanted her to know how to use a defibrillator.

I also wanted to refresh my own skills as its several years since I last did any training. Tomos was fantastic and the session was absolutely brilliant. Ive been on lots of courses but this was the best and I came away a lot more confident and felt Id learned a great deal.
Its brilliant Colwyn BID put the training session on and allowed everyone to attend, it might just save a life.
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