Great to welcome the Prime Minister to Clwyd South today, 6th June, for a visit to Royton Farm near Bangor-on-Dee, the home of David and Gemma Done and their children Daisy and Dougie, both of whom also met the PM!
Very good to visit on 2nd June in the Ceiriog Valley to the excellent Hand at Llanarmon and the wonderful team at Spar in Glyn Ceiriog. Both do a great deal for their local community and bring in visitors from far and wide.
As Chair of the charity Concertina - Music for the Elderly https://www.concertinamusic.org.uk/, I was very impressed by the Rainbow Centre in Penley which provides, amongst other services for its rural community, a wonderful Day Centre for the eld
On 19th April, Simon attended his first Trustees meeting in Llangollen and is looking forward to providing practical support to the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod which does so much for culture across Wales in general and in Llangollen and the surrounding area in particular.
In July 2016 Simon visited Whitehurst Gardens to see the plans of the Friends of Whitehurst Gardens to restore these historic gardens which date back to the 17th century. More can be seen on the Friends website.
Lord Bourne, Welsh office Minister and Simon Baynes held a roundtable discussion at the Hand Hotel in Llangollen to discuss tourism, food, drink and opportunities for people to make new contacts within the local community.