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Offline SteveH

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Re: What's Llandudno Like Right Now?....Bodafon Farm last holiday
« Reply #8940 on: July 25, 2023, 10:16:08 am »
A POPULAR farm park which is closing later this year has opened its gates to visitors for its "last summer holiday".

Bodafon Farm Park is set to close in October.

Mark Roberts, owner of the site, is semi-retiring.

The attraction posted on Facebook on Monday, July 24: "Free entry to Conwy County Residents 2023. Open every day for our last summer holidays. Farm park 10am until 5pm. Cafe 11am until 4pm. You don't need to book.

"Serving out on our courtyard garden with large canopy or inside the restaurant. dogs on a lead are welcome. in Llandudno opens for 'last summer holiday'

A POPULAR farm park which is closing later this year has opened its gates to visitors for its "last summer holiday".

cont https://www.northwalespioneer.co.uk/news/23675433.bodafon-farm-llandudno-opens-last-summer-holiday/?ref=rss&IYA-mail=

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Re: What's Llandudno Like Right Now?
« Reply #8941 on: July 29, 2023, 09:52:34 am »
HOMEBUYERS will be welcomed to a new sales centre at Anwyl?s Parc Bodafon development in Llandudno on Saturday, August 5.

Site plan, prices and photos https://www.anwylhomes.co.uk/our-developments/parc-bodafon/

The housebuilder is opening its doors on site for the first time, with interested purchasers urged to book an appointment with the sales team.

Current prices at Parc Bodafon are from ?399,995 for a four-bedroom detached Farndon property type.

cont https://www.wales247.co.uk/new-llandudno-development-opens-its-doors


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Re: What's Llandudno Like Right Now?
« Reply #8942 on: July 29, 2023, 12:09:16 pm »
I wonder how much the "affordable homes" are on this site?         Can't wait to see what Anwyl have in store for the Penmorfa building site

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Re: What's Llandudno Like Right Now? .....Lancaster bomber visit
« Reply #8943 on: July 29, 2023, 03:15:29 pm »
Perfect spot in my garden, I watched it come over the Bay, then North Shore right over head to West Shore, heading for Valley?

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Re: What's Llandudno Like Right Now?....NW Tourism grant
« Reply #8944 on: August 04, 2023, 09:32:41 am »
The North Wales tourism projects to benefit from more than ?1.4m in Welsh Government funding
Replacing shelters along Llandudno's promenade and upgrading toilets in Gwynedd and Anglesey are among projects to benefit

North Wales tourism projects have won a share of the Welsh Government?s ?5m Brilliant Basics Fund. The cash injections were confirmed on Thursday by Deputy Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism Dawn Bowden.

In total 29 tourism infrastructure projects across Wales have received investment from the fund, which helps deliver small-scale tourism infrastructure improvements. Nine projects in North Wales are receiving handouts of between ?29,000 - ?300,000, totalling more than ?1.4m.

cont https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/north-wales-tourism-projects-more-27449974?IYA-reg=49560bcd-5a9c-47f0-8fc5-ba2e71710589

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Re: What's Llandudno Like Right Now?
« Reply #8945 on: August 05, 2023, 10:05:36 am »
A POPULAR ice cream parlour in Llandudno has been named one of the 10 tastiest shops by the sea.

Parisella?s Cafeteria, on Happy Valley Road, placed in The Times' top 10 ?tastiest ice-cream shops by the sea?.

The Times said of the business: ?In operation for seven decades, the family-run Parisella?s has a few parlours across North Wales.

?Its Llandudno caf? arguably affords the best vistas ? the Irish Sea is straight ahead, punctuated by a Victorian pier jutting out into the water.
https://www.northwalespioneer.co.uk/news/23699412.family-run-llandudno-ice-cream-shop-named-uks-top-10/

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Re: What's Llandudno Like Right Now?
« Reply #8946 on: August 05, 2023, 11:46:44 am »
On a sunny day it's one of the best spots in Llandudno for a cafe.    I must admit that I'm slightly addicted to Parisella's ice cream and my favourite  flavour is Amaretto and Black Cherry.

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Re: What's Llandudno Like Right Now?
« Reply #8947 on: August 05, 2023, 04:43:22 pm »
Hugo ... have you tried the Bara Brith flavour from Parisellas? - available where I work, you know where, so easy to become addicted!

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Re: What's Llandudno Like Right Now?
« Reply #8948 on: August 05, 2023, 05:46:28 pm »
Thanks DVT,  I'll remember that next time I'm there.    I did manage an Almond and Black Cherry ice cream last time and it was delicious

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Re: What's Llandudno Like Right Now?
« Reply #8949 on: August 06, 2023, 10:17:39 am »
Zip wires and crazy golf among ideas to turn 'scruffy' Llandudno site into Great Orme gateway
Consultants and members of the public have made a series of suggestions for the resort's hillside Colonnade

Ambitious ideas have been put forward to reinvent a ?scruffy? structure in Llandudno as a vibrant gateway to the Great Orme. By introducing evening markets and street performers, the Grade II-listed Colonnade could reinvigorate the resort?s nighttime economy and enhance year-round tourism, according to consultants.

The two-tier structure winds its way 170m up the Great Orme headland towards Happy Valley park, giving superb views over Llandudno Pier and North Shore beach. It was opened in 1932 by Mostyn Estates but as it approaches its centenary, it is said to be ?poorly maintained? with leaks, rotten ironwork and damaged stonework.

cont https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/zip-wires-crazy-golf-among-27462359?IYA-reg=49560bcd-5a9c-47f0-8fc5-ba2e71710589

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Re: What's Llandudno Like Right Now?
« Reply #8950 on: August 11, 2023, 10:20:59 am »
News from Friends of Mostyn St. FB page

🥵 Last night was a busy one for the Friends of Mostyn Street.
😃 August visitors are the lifeblood of this town, and has been so since the Victorian era, when the first hotel opened.  As residents we both need and welcome them. If we had one request it would be: to respect the environment. Let?s keep Llandudno beautiful so it can be enjoyed for decades to come. 👍
😕Sadly some people were seen throwing rubbish over their shoulders into the bushes, our guys fished it out & binned it, but sadly some saw no reason to ?do the right thing?. 😳🤞🧤
🚮Our patient team split up, swept litterpicked (& gum & cigarette butt picked 🤢😷). Myself, Angie and Peter cleaned outside the Carlton, where rubbish was behind the bin! 🤷‍♀️ See before and after images.
🧭Lots of folk stopped us for directions & recommendations & were grateful for our efforts. It did feel good to make the difference and keep on top of cleanliness, as well as visually promoting everyone to do their bit in keeping Llandudno beautiful.
🦺Work at the War Memorial metal fencing chips on. While off site the Metal Poppy Restoration continues with our young volunteer ensuring it will last a little longer until we can look at new ones? 🌺🌺
🤗The Llandudno Rock Shop clocked that we were flagging in the heat & provided much needed bottles of water 💦 THANK YOU 😊 👏


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Re: What's Llandudno Like Right Now?
« Reply #8951 on: August 11, 2023, 02:55:38 pm »
Thank goodness we have such hard working volunteers like everyone who is part of the Friends of Mostyn Street group.   The volunteers don't often get the credit they deserve but it would be nice if the litter louts were made to spend some time picking up the mess other people have made

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Re: What's Llandudno Like Right Now?
« Reply #8952 on: August 11, 2023, 04:48:06 pm »
Thing is Hugo 3 or 4 of them are county and town councillors, one of them is never seen on her ward. They should be demanding the council did the job properly,  walking around town this morning it is a mess, where they planted them trees along Lloyd st weeds are growing and rubbish around them.

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Re: What's Llandudno Like Right Now?
« Reply #8953 on: August 11, 2023, 10:38:23 pm »
You know the town and the people better than I do Norman but even so the Councillors didn't have to help out with the cleaning but you're right on the fact that the Councillors should insist on the council doing the job properly in the first place
If only the visitors and locals alike treated the place with respect and put the litter in the litter bins there would be no need to rely on these volunteers

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Re: What's Llandudno Like Right Now?
« Reply #8954 on: August 11, 2023, 11:15:47 pm »
Wonder how much fine this'll get, took up 4 parking spaces outside Victoria Centre - must have been there early to get four spaces in a row, and this pic was taken mid afternoon!  Advert on the other side was for a taxi company.  Hope the extra business gained was enough to cover the parking fine!