Last week G2G Communities spent a wonderful three days at Ysgol I.D. Hooson in Wrexham delivering a family learning programme to parents and children in the reception class. They produced some really great characters, pictures and stories and attached at just some from the SECOND day. We would like to thank the staff, parents and children for making the event …Read More »
Due to the funding of the LEGO Community Education Innovation project from Cyfenter/Menter Mon G2G Communities CIC has so far been able to reach over 250 families/children/adults in some of the highest areas of deprivation in North Wales.
Due to the funding of the LEGO Community Education Innovation project from Cyfenter/Menter Mon G2G Communities CIC has so far been able to reach over 250 families/children/adults in some of the highest areas of deprivation in North Wales. G2G Communities CIC has also been able extended its partnerships to Wrexham; Conwy and Flintshire Communities First teams and County/Borough Councils. Links …Read More »
Some of the learners at the very successful Jewellery making course run at Urban Villages Communities First in Wrexham.
Some of the learners at the very successful Jewellery making course run at Urban Villages Communities First in Wrexham. Thanks to the Communities First Urban Village Team, G2G Staff Sarah and Janette and of course the learners for making this event such a success.Read More »
The Office for National Statistics announced that unemployment figures in the UK are at their highest in 17 years. This is evident in Rhyl in Wales, which was named the ‘unemployment capital of Wales’ by the Daily Post in 2011. The issue of mass unemployment in Rhyl is being directly addressed by community organisation, G2G Communities. G2G is attempting to …Read More »
The photograph shows the new G2G Communities CIC learner support staff taking advantage of the resources during their LEGO® training days and team building sessions. From left to right: Dafydd Gwynedd: Matt Towler: Nadine Caffrey: Michelle Payne: Sarah Wilkie G2G Communities CIC moved into its two new learning centres at the Bee and Station Business Centre in July and our …Read More »
Community Partnerships G2G Communities CIC is working in partnership with Denbighshire Countryside Services to record the new developments at Rhyl Cut due to start on the 4 February 2013. Learners and staff at G2G Communities CIC have already taken photographs of the proposed development in December 2012 and will follow the project through to completion. The photographs and videos will …Read More »
G2G Communities CIC and Oaktree Child Care Centre ‘Go Wild’ On the 10thand 17thDecember 2012 children/staff from the Forest Fun Club at the Oaktree Child Care Centre and staff from G2G Communities CIC made bird and wildlife feeders, bird/bat boxes and other wildlife habitats as part of the Keep Wales Tidy ‘Go Wild Weekend’. Working in partnership with Denbighshire Countryside …Read More »
Out of 280 applications over 190 applicants from across Wales were successful in applying for free Homebase vouchers as part of Keep Wales Tidy’s ‘Have a Wild Weekend for Wales’ campaign. One of the lucky applicants was G2G Communities CIC in partnership with the Oaktree Child Care Centre, Rhyl. Funded by Welsh Government, CCW and Homebase, the aim of the …Read More »
As G2G Communities ends its second full year of operation these are just a few of the activities we have been involved in during 2012. Received the Winston Churchill Silver Medallion for research into ‘Technology in Prisons’ (see http://www.technologyinprisons.org) Overall UK winner of the BT Communities Plus award (see www.btplc.com) Winner of the 2012 South West Rhyl Communities First ‘Training …Read More »
On Wednesday 30 May 2012 Dr William Lockitt of G2G Communities CIC was awarded the Winston Churchill Silver Medallion for his research into the effective use of technology to train and educate offenders in secure learning environments. Dr Lockitt visited Norway, Sweden and Germany to see first-hand how the innovative use of technology was improving the employment prospects of offenders …Read More »