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…

A January Update From Rural Wisdom, Flintshire

by Shereen Devine I am wondering if the end of the month it is far too late to wish people a happy New year; however as it is my first Blog of the year, I do feel it is appropriate, so Happy New Year. The Leeswood & Pontlbyddyn Age – Friendly Steering group have recently…

Eco Heroes & an Intergenerational Community Soup in Flintshire

Written by Shereen Devine You might remember earlier this year, Kath from the allotment group joined me to plant pumpkins with the Eco-Hero group from Ysgol Dwerenfa. We chose to plant pumpkins as we thought it would be a good idea to have a Community Pumpkin Soup event at the end of autumn. We began…

Video From Second Scottish & Welsh Gathering

Last week, those involved in the Rural Wisdom project – from Outside the Box, Volunteering Matters Cymru and NDTi got together for our second big gathering. We were fortunate to be joined by active members of the local community, council workers and Steve from Ageing Well in Wales. It was a brilliant chance to get together to discuss the future of…