Friday 24 October 2014

Taster Sessions

Looking to try something new and creative ? We have lots of taster sessions coming up over the new couple of months.

Fabric Magic 
Create a piece of wall art with textiles, suitable for beginners, no artistic skills necessary. All materials provided.
20/11/14 10:00 to 12:30 G2G,  Bee and Station, Rhyl

Photography with a Mobile or iPad
Learn how to take really good photos on your phone or iPad. IPad’s can
be provided. 20/11/14 2:00 to 4:00 G2G,  Bee and Station, Rhyl

Social Media Safety 
Introduction to how to keep yourself safe on social networking sites. Also covers
some other aspects of internet safety. 27/11/14 10:00 to  3:00 G2G,  Bee and Station, Rhyl

Christmas Crafts 
Make something festive and unique for your home. Suitable for beginners, no
artistic skills necessary. All materials provided.  27/11/14 2:00  to  4:00 G2G,  Bee and Station, Rhyl

Nail Art 
Learn how to create your own unique stick on nails. 1/12/14 10:00 to 12:30 G2G,  Bee and Station, Rhyl

Make a Ring in a Day
Using sterling silver, learn the techniques to create a unique ring for
yourself or as a gift.  11/12/14 10:00 to 3:00 The Oak Tree Centre, Fford Las, Rhyl

Beauty on a Budget 
Facial care and make-up to help you look great without spending loads of money.
All materials provided. 18/12/14 2:00  to  4:00 G2G,  Bee and Station, Rhyl
All sessions include ;
* All materials will be provided at no cost.
* For day courses lunch will be provided. ...
* We can support you with childcare if it would enable you to attend the session.
* Due to limited places booking is essential.
To reserve your place please call us on 01745 332528, ask for Gavin or Noelle or email


Thursday 11 September 2014

Family Support Worker Vacancy with Denbighshire Home-Start

Denbighshire Home-Start requires A FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER Working to an established Scheme Manager Salary £ 17,333 pro rata (NJC point 18) Fixed term contract until October 2015.
Home-Start is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under 11 years of age. Volunteers offer regular support, friendship and practical help to families under stress in their own homes helping to prevent family crisis and breakdown.

The Trustees are seeking to employ a Family Support Worker, whose main focus will be on providing a rapid response to families in immediate need and helping towards the continuous development of the scheme in Denbighshire.

Parenting experience and an understanding of the needs of families is an essential requirement for this post. Childcare qualifications and family support experience are desirable to this post. The ability to speak Welsh would be advantageous.

You will be required to work 18.5 hours per week, including some lunch time and evening work. Occasional out of office hours work, so flexibility is required. Own transport essential, for which expenses are paid.

Due to the nature of the post, the successful candidate will be subject to a disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
For further information, please contact 01745 814819 or e-mail Closing date for applications: 26th September 2014

Denbighshire Home-Start is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity.


Wednesday 10 September 2014

Vacancy at Hafan Cymru

Regional Advocate North Wales (Men’s Sheds Cymru)
Hafan Cymru Reference:
Fixed term until 31.08.2017
£17,200 pro rata rising to £17,721 pro rata on satisfactory completion of 6 month probationary period
Hours per week:
Area:North Wales
Office Base:
To be agreed
Welsh Essential:
Closing date:
12 noon 11.09.14
Interview Date:
Additional Information:
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this post.

To apply visit

Free ‘Emergency First Aid at Work’ Qualification

There is still a few free spaces for the Thursday 18 September 2014 group so contact us on 01745334482 to book your place.
G2G Communities CIC have a number of free 'Emergency First Aid at Wo...rk' courses on offer to individuals that are unemployed and live in Denbighshire and Conwy. One day courses will be running from September to December 2014 so to book your place call 01745 334482, e-mail or keep an eye on their Facebook page:

Thank you.


The Business Factor

Have you got an idea or skill and think you could make a business out of if ? Not sure where to start ?
Then come along to the business factor and meet people who can help turn your ideas into a business.
Various talks and workshops throughout the day, including : G2G,The Princes Trust, Denbighshire Enterprise agency, Prime Cymru, Want 2 Work, New Enterprise Allowance and Digital Denbighshire Digidol.
On Thursday 25th September 2014 10.00 am - 2.30 pm.
At the Wellington Road Community Centre Rhyl.
Free buffet included.
To book a place call Angela on 01745 332528 or email


Tuesday 12 August 2014

Community Summer Spectacular

Come and join in the fun ! Be a part of your community. Food, refreshments, music, karate demonstrations and taster sessions with North Wales Martial Arts .Sign up to North Denbighshire Communities First courses and activities, bouncy castle, party games, fancy dress ( dress up as a pirate or princess) school uniform swishing. Bring along and swap your good quality uniforms, food bank drop off point, stalls, information stands and so much more. If you need transport from Upper Denbigh to the event please call 01745 332528 or email Please share this with your networks and friends.


Thursday 24 July 2014

Free Support to help reduce your energy bills.

Households who find it hard to heat their homes are being encouraged to apply to Nest, a Welsh Government scheme, which aims to make the least energy efficient homes warmer and cosier. is open to all householders in Wales, and provides advice on saving energy, money management, fuel tariffs, benefit entitlement and home improvements to help reduce the cost of energy bills.

In addition to advice, if you own or privately rent your home and receive a means tested benefit, you may also be eligible for free home improvements. These may include a new central heating boiler, loft insulation, cavity wall and solid wall insulation, draught proofing for doors and windows and green technology.

Over the past three years over 50,000 householders have received free advice and support and over 13,000 householders have received free home improvement measures and saved an average of £475 a year on their fuel costs.

Please contact Nest on Freephone 0808 808 2244 or for advice on reducing fuel bills and to find out if you qualify for a package of energy improvements.

Organisations and their representatives can also contact Rick Ward, North Wales Partnership Development Manager, on: 07903 443655 or

Rick is available to come along and speak in depth to staff/volunteers and community groups about Nest and other support which is available. A short training session is also available free of charge.


Wednesday 23 July 2014

Is your child aiming for university? How can you help?

North Denbighshire Communities First will be running a short session on how parents can best help their child to learn to study.
The session will include the following information as well as giving parents the opportunity to talk about any other concerns they might have:

Moving from primary school to high school
What are the differences?
How will your child cope?
How can you help?
Study skills – hints and tips for effective learning
Setting goals
How to motivate your child
Health and wellbeing
How much should your child sleep?
Can some foods really help learning?
The session will take place at the Oak Tree Centre, Ffordd Las, Rhyl, LL18 2DY on the 18th August at 1:00 pm and will last approximately 2 hours.
Supervised children’s activities may be provided however these places are limited so please book as soon as possible.


Family Lego Workshops in Rhyl and Denbigh

Details of the Family Lego sessions coming up in both Rhyl and Denbigh. Booking is essential, Children must be accompanied by a parent throughout session.

To reserve your place on either session please call us on 01745 332528, ask for Gavin or Noelle or email

Thank you.


Monday 21 July 2014

Training Opportunity

If you are thinking of getting back into work, or have a desire to make a difference in your area…

Do you have just 2-3 hours each week to spare?

Many parents need a little help, friendship, advice or support durin...g those early years when children are young. You can make a real difference to a family during a difficult time.

As a Denbighshire Home-Start volunteer you will receive:

* Comprehensive Training (for which life experience is your greatest asset)

* A boost to your CV and a meaningful reference

* The opportunity to take an Open College Network Accredited Course

* On-going training and support

* Satisfaction from helping parents give their children the best possible start in life

Contact us now for more information and about our next course in RhylPhone: 01745 814819 Text: 07871302077