Pembrokeshire & Flintshire COVID-19 Response Project

We hope you are well and adapting to the current way of living. It certainly has been a challenging few months. Like many projects, Rural Wisdom delivery has been hugely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  With the safety of community members, volunteers and staff in mind, we stopped our face-to-face activities the week before our…

Rural Wisdom 2020 News

In this issue, we celebrate some of the initiatives, projects, events and ideas set up with older people in rural communities. Download the PDF version here In October, community members and workers from Scotland and Wales came together to discuss Rural Wisdom. It was a chance to take stock and reflect on all the successes…

Sunshine Cafe Beats The Winter Blues

by Shereen Devine Sunshine Cafe is the little Community Cafe that Rural Wisdom helped to develop in May 2018. During this time, we have grown from strength to strength and gained some very loyal customers and priceless volunteers. We have also welcomed many visitors including, Warmer Wales; Age Connects, and a doctor seconded to falls…

Small Acts of Kindness – Flintshire July Blog

by Shereen Devine Last month, I told you about bus ride to promote a coffee morning. Well the morning was successful; some people in attendance had been encouraged to attend by the bus driver. I think the bus is going to be a great way to connect with people.  We talked about what is and…

Leeswood Sunshine Cafe Celebrates its 1st Birthday

by Shereen Devine, When I talk about Leeswood, I often refer to Sunshine Café, and I wonder if I do this too much; however, it is a big part of the community and the Rural Wisdom project. On the 9th May, the Café celebrated its 1st birthday, and I feel it could not go by…