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May

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai CEO Dafydd Evans, union representatives and TUC organising development officer Kevin Williams with the Charter

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai signs up to the Dying to Work charter

By signing the charter, the Grŵp has pledged to support employees diagnosed with a terminal illness

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Dylan Alford playing for Coleg Llandrillo’s rugby team

Dylan and Begw look to build on Wales Six Nations experience

The Grŵp Llandrillo Menai students both earned their first Wales U18 caps this year

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Coleg Menai students with a Ford World Rally car at the M-Sport factory in Cumbria

Motorsport students visit World Rally Championship-winning factory

Coleg Menai learners also toured the motorsport department at Myerscough College

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Huwcyn Griffith Jones with the Young People Trophy at Eisteddfod Llanllyfni

Eisteddfod success for college’s students

A-level Welsh learners from the Pwllheli and Dolgellau campuses have won 37 prose prizes so far this year - including at Eisteddfod yr Urdd Maldwyn 2024

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Team Come and Go presenting Stephen Atherton of Milliput with a copy of the F1 car they designed

F1 in Schools finalists thank sponsors with race car presentation

‘Team Come and Go’ made the UK finals of the STEM competition thanks to support from CK International, Milliput, Automax and Menai Motorsports

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The Coleg Llandrillo Football Academy team after winning the league title

Coleg Llandrillo promoted to highest level of college football

The Football Academy team’s promotion has been confirmed after they won their division this season, scoring an astonishing 75 goals in 11 games

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Hazel Ramsay and students

Hazel raises £950 for Hero Paws

A raffle and a Guess Name of the Dog competition were held at Y Bistro in aid of the charity which supports ex-military and police dogs

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Students Ben Nield and Callum Hagan in the kitchen at the Orme View restaurant at Coleg Llandrillo

Ben and Callum reach National Seafood Chef of the Year final

The Coleg Llandrillo students will compete for the UK crown in Grimsby after winning their regional heat at the Orme View restaurant

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A Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor learner using a virtual reality headset at M-SParc in Gaerwen

Learners flex their business skills with Big Ideas Wales

ILS students were inspired by a session with ceramic artist Liz Williams and a visit to M-SParc, with one learner ready to launch his own venture

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Zip World

New tender opportunities to help shape tourism and hospitality in North Wales

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai’s Tourism Talent Network spoke partners have announced new tender opportunities to help shape the tourism and hospitality industry in North Wales

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Staff Wellbeing Coordinator Jenny Davies with a member of Foster Wales staff outside Coleg Menai reception in Llangefni

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai partners with Foster Wales to support foster carers

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai is proud to announce a new and exciting partnership with Maethu Cymru/Foster Wales, the national network of local authority fostering services, promoting their commitment to supporting foster carers and the children they care for and improving support for their own employees at the same time.

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Author Mair Wynn Hughes

Mair, 92, inspired by tutor Eabhan as she launches latest novel

Mair Wynn Hughes, who has written 114 books and attends creative writing classes through Coleg Menai, is launching her new novel Y Bocs Erstalwm at Caernarfon Library next week

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Participants in the ‘Cookery for Beginners’ course at ‘Y Ganolfan’ in Blaenau Ffestiniog

Community class boosts cookery confidence in Blaenau Ffestiniog

A community cookery class in Blaenau Ffestiniog has helped participants to build confidence in their culinary skills and learn about the importance of nutrition.

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Bethan McCrohan, Martin Noble Babcock Group

Busnes@LlandrilloMenai Babcock Partnership Recognised in National Finals

A strategic partnership between specialist work-based learning training provider Busnes@LlandrilloMenai and Babcock International Group (Babcock) has been recognised at the Welsh Government’s Apprenticeship Awards Wales held in Newport.

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Hannah Popey performing during her charity concert at Conwy Comrades Sports & Social Club

Hannah raises more than £1,000 for PoTS UK

The Coleg Llandrillo music student organised a charity concert after being diagnosed with a little-known but life-changing condition

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Alwen Williams reaching the top of a climb in Ras y Moelwyn

Ras y Moelwyn win for college’s newest outdoor lecturer

Alwen Williams is a qualified international mountain leader, accomplished fell runner and former Welsh mountain bike champion

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Coleg Menai students on a boat tour of Chicago with skyscrapers in the background

Engineering students enjoy Chicago educational trip

Learners visited Northwestern University and the Museum of Science and Industry, also making connections at South Elgin High School ahead of a potential future collaboration

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Students with the elephants at Elephant Nature Park near Chiang Mai in Thailand

Students teach children and volunteer at elephant sanctuary in ‘incredible’ Thailand trip

Learners from across Grŵp Llandrillo Menai enjoyed a life-changing experience

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Higher education students at Coleg Llandrillo

Coleg Llandrillo hosting Higher Education Discovery Event

Learn about the wide ranges of university-level courses available at the college as well as financial support

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Gareth Griffith-Swain

How Aldi’s Next Big Thing winner used Food Technology Centre to fill supermarket order

Fungi Foods founder Gareth Griffith-Swain produced his dried Lion’s Mane mushroom on an industrial scale at the Llangefni centre after winning the C4 show

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Students carrying a dinghy at The Conway Centre in Llanfairpwll

Students compete in boats they built themselves

Learners raced each other off the coast of Anglesey after building their dinghies in Coleg Llandrillo’s Marine Engineering workshop

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Gareth Griffith-Swain on ‘Aldi’s Next Big Thing’ with his Fungi Foods product, Dried Lion’s Mane Mushroom

Aldi’s Next Big Thing contestant praises Food Technology Centre’s support

Gareth Griffith-Swain said the centre had been ‘essential’ to his startup Fungi Foods ahead of his appearance on the Channel 4 Show

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Fflur Rees Jones, Ned Pugh with the WLCOW Financial Numeracy Improvement Award, and Emlyn Evans

Ned wins national prize for financial skills

The Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor student has it all figured out after winning The Worshipful Livery Company of Wales Financial Numeracy Improvement Award

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Brighter Futures CEO Shane Owen, trainee youth worker Ellie Wilkinson and The Neumark Foundation CEO Rebecca Neumark

Ellie secures trainee youth worker role

The former Coleg Llandrillo student is working with the Brighter Futures charity thanks to funding from The Neumark Foundation

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