Events attended in July 2016

July 14, 2016

02.07.16  Young Dragons Cadet Challenge Event, Rydal School, Colwyn Bay (Vice-Chairman attended)

03.07.16  Chairman’s Civic Service, Ebeneser Chapel, Rhuddan

A lovely service officiated by Rev Brian Huw Jones, assisted by Canon Ian Day. Musical delights included a duet from Marni and Laura and an instrumental by harpist Morwen Blythin.

 

04.07.16  Ceremony of the Keys, Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle, Ceremony of the Keys – a wonderful event enjoyed by all, not even the torrential rain damped spirits at this lovely event.

Ann Davies

05.07.16  Wales in Bloom event, Community Centre, Rhuddlan

05.07.16 to 09.07.16 – International Eisteddfod, Llangollen

Some of the amazing children at the international Eisteddfod in Llangollen.

Lovely to see how happy all the children were.

07.07.16  School Council Visits to County Hall, Ruthin

07.07.16  Fairholme School End of Year Celebrations, St. Asaph Cathedral

Fairholme School end of year performance was yet again a great success. Congratulations to all involved.

08.07.16  Chairman’s Sponsored Concert, International Eisteddfod, Llangollen

10.07.16  Chairman of Flintshire’s Civic Service, St. Winefride’s Church, Holywell

Chair of Flintshire County Council Civic Service at St Winifred’s in Holywell was a very nice event.

 10.07.16  Mayor of Rhyl’s Civic Service, St. Thomas’ Church, Rhyl (Vice-Chairman attended)

14.07.16  Citizenship Ceremony, Town Hall, Ruthin (Vice-Chairman attended)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events attended in June 2016

June 16, 2016

01.06.16  Celebration at Dolwen, Denbigh

02.06.16  Youth Volunteering Awards Presentation, Ruthin School

03.06.16  Celebrating Volunteers Week, Ruthin

03.06.16  Youth Volunteering Awards Presentation, Ysgol Clawdd Offa, Prestatyn

06.06.16  Launch of Wales National Bookstart Week 2016, SeaQuarium, Rhyl (Vice Chairman attended)

07.06.16  Official Opening of the New Senedd, Cardiff

It was a great honour to represent Denbighshire at the official opening of the Welsh Assembly

Queen - Senedd opening

09.06.16  Rhuddlan Community Group – Completion of Planters in Bodrhyddan Avenue, Rhuddlan

11.06.16  Annual Garden Fete, Plas Newydd, Llangollen

It’s always a delight to visit Plas Newydd ,Llangollen, with the beautiful grounds and such a lot of history to the house.

Despite the showers a very warm welcome was received .The afternoon tea was delicious too!!

Well done to all the volunteers who worked so hard to raise funds for many worthy causes.

Plas Newydd

12.06.16  Queen’s Birthday Party Celebrations, Rhuddlan

13.06.16  Armed Forces Day – Flag Flying Ceremony, Ruthin

16.06.16  School Council visit to County Hall, Ruthin

18.06.16  North Wales Armed Forces Day, Bodelwyddan

Armed forced day was certainly a day to remember, sponsored by DCC and attended by 10,000 people.

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19.06.16  Mayor of Wrexham’s Civic Service, St. Giles’ Church, Wrexham (Vice-chairman attended)

19.06.16  Launch of North Wales Music Festival, St. Asaph Cathedral, St. Asaph

30.06.16  St. Kentigern Flower Power Campaign Launch, Rhuddlan Castle, Rhuddlan

St Kentigern Flower Appeal launched a spectacular display at Rhuddlan Castle for a very worthy cause. they will be on display until September if anyone would like to go and see them.

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Events attended in May 2016

June 16, 2016

12.05.16  Launch of Dolwen Event, Denbigh

It was nice  to meet past and present staff of Dolwen at the Denbigh Chocolate Shop, many thanks to Cllr Mark Young for the welcome.

dolwen

12.05.16  Citizenship Ceremony, Ruthin

13.05.16  Beam Signing Event at Ysgol Glan Clwyd, St. Asaph

Very exciting times for the school. Construction work well underway. Looking forward to the grand opening in 2017.

Beam Signing

15.05.16  Garden Party, Bodrhyddan Hall, Rhuddlan

One of my first events at Bodrhyddan Hall. A wonderful afternoon tea with music from the brass band. In aid of St Kentigern Hospice.

Bodrhyddan Garden Party

16.05.16  Ruthin Town Council Annual General Meeting

It was a pleasure to attend this event and see how other town councils work. Congratulations to Mr Geriant Woolford on his term of office.

Ruthin Town Mayor

18.05.16  Rhyl Town Counci Annual Meeting and Mayor Making Evening (Vice Chairman attended)

19.05.16  School Council Visit to County Hall, Ruthin

20.05.16  Restoration of the Lord’s Garden, Nantclwyd y Dre, Ruthin

What a wonderful afternoon at the opening of the Nant Clwyd y Dre gardens and to witness all the work carried out by volunteers. A must see on a visit to Ruthin. A hidden gem.

Enthusiastic students from Ysgol Tir Morfa

21.05.16  Mayor of Denbigh’s Civic Service, Denbigh

28.05.16  Fest Group Food and Craft Festival, Rhuddlan

The sun shone on the Rhuddlan Gwledd Fest, lots of fun to be had.  Congratulations to the organisers Arwel, Andy and Mike on a very successful event.

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A little demonstration of the giant bubbles

Bubbles

It was a pleasure to meet the Air Cadets, lovely young people.

air cadets

29.05.16  Tea Party – Dolwen Celebrating 50 years, Denbigh

30.05.16  Urdd Eisteddfod at Flint, Flintshire

It was lovely to be accompanied by the Vice Chair of Denbighshire at the Urdd Eisteddfod in Flint and to witness the wealth of talent, not only in Denbighshire, but throughout Wales.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Councillor Ann Davies: Profile

May 19, 2016

Councillor Ann Davies was born in Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant, Montgomeryshire. She received her eduction at Ysgol y Green and Llanfechain Primary Schools before moving to Llanfyllin High School. She later moved to North Wales to undertake her nurse training. She worked for the NHS as a trained nurse and subsequently worked in Ysgol Mornant as a Nursery Nurse for 18 years.

Cllr Davies has lived in Rhuddlan for 49 years and has 2 daughters and 3 grandchildren. She is a fluent Welsh speaker and a member of the Ebeneser Chapel in Rhuddlan.

Cllr Davies has served as a Town Councillor for Rhuddlan since 2006 and was appointed as Mayor in 2014/2015. During this year she raised nearly £5000 for her charities, Hope House Children’s Hospice and Positive Action for Stroke. She feels strongly about protecting the historic buildings and heritage of Rhuddlan.

Cllr Davies has been a volunteer for various organisations, including St Kentigerns Hospice, Hope House Committee Member and WRVS. She was an Assembly appointed member of the Community Health Council and was also an Authority member on the Betsi Cadwadlar Community Health Council, where she represented the board on the Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening and the Cross Party Group on Stroke at the Welsh Government, where she was able to highlight local issues. She has been involved in Glan Clwyd Hospital inspections and was responsible for implementing the inspections to monitor protected meal times. She is conversant with many health and welfare issues facing the local community.

Cllr Davies was a Governor of Ysgol y Castell for 7 years, where she chaired the Health and Safety Committee. She supported the school in gaining the DCC Allocated Community Based Funding scheme to provide 12 new computers for school and community use.

Cllr Davies has represented Rhuddlan as a County Councillor since 2008 and has sat on the DCC Planning Committee and Partnerships Scrutiny Committee and various sub-committees.

She was appointed as Carers Champion since 2008 and has helped many local people gain financial, physical and emotional support and raised awareness of the needs of carers.

She was appointed Chair of DCC Social Services and Housing Committee for 2010/11.

Cllr Davies was appointed as Vice-Chair of DCC in 2015 and is very much looking forward to representing Denbighshire in her role as Chair during the coming year.


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