Businesses invited to back new campaign

Posted by: | Posted on: January 28, 2013
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Businesses in Llangollen are being asked if they would like to “take it slow” by giving speedy help to an exciting new initiative.

Over 50 shops, restaurants, pubs and other firms are being invited to help start a local Slow Food group in the town.

Slow Food is an international organisation that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment by promoting local, seasonal produce and reconnecting people with where their food comes from.

It is a not-for-profit movement in which local groups, run by volunteers, organise a variety of events alongside local food and drink producers and chefs.

Membership is open to individuals, however businesses and other organisations can also become Slow Food supporters and/or partners to help organise and promote group activities.

Each group determines its own aims and activities, which could include ideas such as:

– Helping to develop kitchen gardens in local schools

– Sensory taste education workshops for children and adults

– Local gastronomic tours: visits to local farms, food artisans, specialty stores and wineries

– Tastings and dinners to highlight local and/or heritage products in the area

– Running cookery classes and taste education courses

– Exchanges with other Slow Food groups

– Maintaining and promoting heritage foods and drinks

• If you are interested in learning more about how you can help, or would like to be kept informed of our progress, e-mail, or phone or text Sal on 07786 623802.

Organisers also want to hear from anyone in Llangollen who is already a member of Slow Food UK.


Posted by: | Posted on: January 25, 2013
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Cittaslow Llangollen Tweets!


Posted by: | Posted on: January 25, 2013
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Cittaslow Llangollen has a Facebook page, and if we’ve done it right posts on here should appear automagically on Facebook. Let’s see. BTW, if you’re reading this on FB, please visit out site here.

New Users

Posted by: | Posted on: January 17, 2013
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We’re getting registrations, which means the word is getting out. If you’ve registered because your business or group is in the register, there’s something you need to know:

Data can only be edited by the user who created it. If you sign up and create a new entry, it’s yours to modify as you see fit (though we’ll keep an eye out for ‘inappropriate material’.

Data that we entered from our own surveys of local businesses and voluntary groups technically ‘belongs’ to our web administrator. So if we have your business or group listed and you want to change it or add more information then please contact and he will switch ‘ownership’ of the data to you.

If you haven’t registered yet, scroll down to the ‘Meta’ box bottom right and click on ‘Register’. Once registered you can click the ‘Log in’ link.

Business Directory open for Business

Posted by: | Posted on: January 8, 2013
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We’re compiling a FREE business directory for Llangollen. If you have a business check if we have you, if not just register and add your business details.

If you are on already, check the details, they are likely to be wrong, out of date or incomplete. Please register then edit them.

If you are looking for a business in Llangollen use our Search feature on the Business Directory page.

If you have a problem with the directory Contact Us.

Cittaslow Llangollen Website

Posted by: | Posted on: January 7, 2013
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