Grow Wild At the Gateway.

We are delighted that the Morfa Gateway project is being supported during 2019 by Grow Wild.

This will enable us to bring lots of community activities and native wildflowers to our site in Prestatyn.

Including the popular walk with Maria from Grow Wild Wales. As part of the Prestatyn and Clwydian Range Walking Festival on Friday 17th May 2019.

Support from Grow Wild will also enable us to build upon our volunteer and social prescribing activities. Including the Nature For Health initiative.

New hedgerows planted by volunteers in Coed y Morfa, Denbighshire

It is great seeing Steve and Pete in the Long Forest Project video. Volunteers from Morfa Gateway and Denbighshire County Council’s Nature for Health programme took part in the hedgelaying at Coed y Morfa nature reserve Source: New hedgerows planted by volunteers in Coed y Morfa, Denbighshire

Britain in Bloom 2019 finalists announced

Volunteers across the UK are gearing up to showcase their communities in the annual RHS UK Finals competition. We think it is great that Prestatyn in Bloom is 1 of the 71 finalists and 1 of only 3 places in Wales. We also feel good that the judging criteria has changed. Now it reflects the increasing importance […]

Dementia Friendly space.

Building a dementia friendly space. We are planning to have a garden space within the Morfa Gateway area. To raise awareness of Prestatyn Dementia Friendly Community. This will replace the garden that is currently at the Old Library on Nant Hall Road in Prestatyn. The area around the old library is due for redevelopment in […]

Composting Free Workshop

Composting workshop at Men’s Shed Prestatyn. Come along to our one day course on how to make your own compost from your household waste.

Communities Wellbeing Workshop, Bangor – Artisans Collective

People have asked us why are we presenting for Wales Eden Communities and Grow Wild on Friday 18th January in Bangor. Here are 5 good reasons Source: Communities Wellbeing Workshop, Bangor – Artisans Collective

First Nature for Health trail app launched

Pleased that we have now completed the first of our Morfa Gateway Project Nature for HealthTrails apps at The Coed Y Morfa Community Woodland.

This is a very simple 1Km accessible flat terrain walk ideal for somebody just getting back into exercise.

Based around the existing trim trail. We are using smartphone GPS technology to notify the app user of their current location and completion level.

Future bounds will have much more detailed information and be extended to other areas of our locality.

Development of an exciting new app.

We are excited to start the next stage of development in 2019 including development of our new app including aspects of the Nature For Health project.

Festive activities and new pathway for 2019.

On the 21st of December we held a fantastic festive activity day at the project with Denbighshire Countryside Service . With lots of participants during the Free Wooden Reindeer workshop. Start of the new accessible footpath. Since the start of the project we have been keen to offer an alternative accessible route through to the community allotments and beyond. […]

Surveying

Our team have installed the Long Forest app to help map local hedgerows.Long Forest have committed to survey over 5000m of hedgerow across Wales during the Long Forest project. We have developed the Long Forest App which allows anyone to survey hedgerows near them. Source: Surveying

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