02.09.16 – Fly the flag for Merchant Navy Day, Ruthin
The UK Red Ensign Flag was flown nationwide at 10am ,with the flag in Denbighshire being raised at County Hall,Ruthin.
The Chairman’s Chaplain Parch Brian Jones led in prayer.
The Council is very proud to support this event and offers the opportunity to recognise and support the seafarers on whom the UK so heavily depends.
We will also remember the bravery of members of the Merchant Navy during the two World Wars and their invaluable contribution to the safety and well being of our Nation.
03.09.16 H.M. The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration Ploughman’s Lunch, Prestatyn
The Prestatyn Branch of the Royal British Legion hosted a ploughman’s lunch to Celebrate H.M. The Queen’s 90th Birthday.
Nice to meet up with fellow Rhuddlan Town Councillor Andy Smith and the poppy appeal man.
04.09.16 Mayor of St. Asaph Civic Service, St. Asaph
It’s always a delight to visit St Asaph Cathedral and on the 4th September I attended the Civic Service for the Mayor, Councillor Colin Hardie, and his consort Gwenda.
07.09.16 Tour of Britain, Denbigh
Thousands of people and school children lined the streets of Denbigh to welcome the cyclists to the town, businesses showed their support by dressing shop windows. A Spectacular Event.
08.09.16 Citizenship Ceremony, Ruthin
Always a pleasure to welcome residents to the Town Hll in Ruthin and witness them becoming British Citizens.
09.09.16 Opening Ceremony Bodnant Community School
I was delighted to unveil the commemorative plaque for the opening of a brand new state of the art extension at Ysgol Gymunedol, Bodnant.
10.09.16 Re-enactment of the Freedom of Anglesey to the Royal Air Force Valley
Airmen from RAF at Valley were given a rapturous welcome as they exercised their rights as Freemen of Anglesey by marching through the town. The parade was preceded by a fly- past of four T2 Hawks, based at RAF Valley.
16/09/16 – Wales in Bloom Awards Ceremony, Prestatyn
It was lovely to welcome people from all over Wales to Prestatyn for the WIB Awards Ceremony.
Congratulations to all the winners, and well done to all entrants for your efforts this year.
Rhuddlan Town Council received 1st prize for the best Small Town.
17/09/16 – The Roundhouse Project on the Cob, Marsh Road, Rhyl.
A wonderful project to encourage people both young and old to get outside.
On site is an Ewok house, community pizza oven, corn grinding pot and much more- well worth a visit.
18/09/16 – Battle of Britain Anniversary Commemoration Service, Rhyl
On the75th anniversary of the Air Cadets it was wonderful to witness so many cadets say their Renewal of Promise, they are a true inspiration, standing so smart and proud in their uniform, and always replying to a compliment with “Thank you Mam “
Following the service at St Thomas’ Church the parade, led by the Prestatyn Squadron ATC band, Rhyl Squadron Air Cadets, the Abergele Branch of the Royal Air Forces and the WRNS proceeded to the garden of remembrance for the wreath laying.
18/09/16 – 25 Year Celebration concert at Rhyl Pavilion Concert, Rhyl
A wonderful Anniversary concert starring Only Boys Aloud, Rhydian, Rebecca Trehearn, Richard and Adam.
Musical Director Wyn Pearson .Compare -Gareth Owen.
It was lovely to go backstage to meet everyone.
Thanks also to Val Simmons for her great organisational skills- and very warm welcome.