Archive for June, 2015

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Vote for your Special Place – three weeks to go

– Five categories in the running as National Trust Wales competition returns with new format for 2015 –  Five leading Welsh celebrities will be stepping up to a different kind of electoral hustings in the coming months to try and secure victory for their team in Special Places Wales 2015. The celebrities will be vigorously […]

Children from Ysgol Plasmawr with Michael Sheen at the Wales We Want launch

World’s Largest Lesson

The World’s Largest Lesson is part of Project Everyone, a not-for-profit initiative with a mission to make the new UN Sustainable Development Goals better known and as such more effective. Peter Davies, Commissioner for Sustainable future brought a group of organisation in Wales together to support the World’s Largest Lesson (WLL) and frame it in […]

Launch of new event series

Cynnal Cymru-Sustain Wales have recently launched a series of events including monthly office networking lunches (free to members) as well as a variety of other exciting events. Our ‘Spoken World’ and shared learning events will reach out to diverse audiences and seek to bring new communities and perspectives into the debate that lies behind the […]

Anne Jones, Helen Nelson & Rhian Connick

Cynnal Cymru Supports 100 Years of the Women’s Institute

Cynnal Cymru-Sustain Wales were delighted to support the Centenary of the National Federation of WI’s, earlier this month. The WI is the largest women’s voluntary organisation in the UK with over 212,000 members. The first WI meeting in the UK was held in Llanfairpwll on Anglesey in September 1915, and the organisation has a strong […]

Mari Arthur & Helen Nelson

New Directors at Cynnal Cymru

Cynnal Cymru-Sustain Wales announces the appointment of two joint Directors to lead the organisation over the next nine months up to 31 March 2016 – Helen Nelson and Mari Arthur. Background Cynnal Cymru is currently going through a period of transition. On 1 April 2016 a significant part of its current work will be transferring […]

Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru | Wales Millennium Centre

Queens Award Wales Millennium Centre

The Sustainable Development Charter congratulates its signatory the Wales Millennium Centre on receiving the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the UK’s highest accolade for business success. The Centre received the award for Sustainable Development. The Centre holds close to its heart the importance of balancing the social, […]

Engage The Whole Person – Its About More Than Facts

There is a limit to how much you can engage a person by appealing to rationality based on scientific fact. Sometimes only a poem or song will get the message across. Here are some fine examples from The Guardian website including two from Welsh poets Robert Minhinnick and Gillian Clarke http://www.theguardian.com/environment/series/keep-it-in-the-ground-a-poem-a-day