• Antur trustees recognised at Welsh Charity Awards

    21/11/2019

    Antur Waunfawr is very proud to have been highly commended for the Outstanding Trustees Award at the Welsh Charity Awards hosted by the Welsh Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA Cymru). The prestigious award ceremony was held at the National Museum Cardiff, on Friday 15 November, and celebrated the valuable work of charitable organisations in Wales. […]

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  • A temporary home for Beics Antur Bikes

    14/11/2019

    It was a busy day yesterday as Beics Antur moved to a temporary new home, in preparation for the building work that will be taking place on our site at Porth yr Aur, Caernarfon. Our bike hire, sales and repairs will now take place from the Warws Werdd until further notice. 📍 Warws Werdd, Stâd […]

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  • Beics Antur crowdfunding appeal launched

    03/10/2019

    Preparations for an inclusive cycling and well-being hub continue at the historic Porth yr Aur site in Caernarfon town centre, and a crowdfunding appeal is underway. Beics Antur is owned by Antur Waunfawr, a social enterprise that provides work and training for adults with learning disabilities in their communities. The shop was previously located on […]

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  • Artist creates work using recycled canvases

    13/08/2019

    Warws Werdd furniture and clothes recycling warehouse in Caernarfon has a colourful new artwork on display in the shop, and the artist needs your help to name it! Reece Ogden, 19, has just completed his art foundation course at Coleg Menai with distinction, and his work was exhibited at the college’s  end-of-year exhibition in Parc […]

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  • A visit from Lee Waters AM

    15/07/2019

    Social enterprise Antur Waunfawr was pleased to welcome the Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport, Lee Waters AM, and show him the important work undertaken in supporting adults with learning disabilities. Antur Waunfawr, which is celebrating its 35th birthday this year, is a leading social enterprise in north Wales, providing work and training opportunities for […]

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  • Celebrating 35 years

    12/07/2019

    It’s an important year for Antur Waunfawr, as it celebrates its 35 birthday! Established in 1984 by R Gwynn Davies, Antur Waunfawr provides work and training opportunities for adults with learning disabilities in their community. The social enterprise has grown significantly over the last 35 years, and now manages 15 businesses across four sites, whilst […]

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  • Antur’s Summer Fair – 22.06.19

    03/06/2019

    ✨ Antur Waunfawr are celebrating 35 years this year, and what better way to celebrate than in our Summer Fair? ✨   Pop over for an afternoon of family fun! On the day there’ll be: ✅ Food and craft stalls ✅ Live music from Phil Gas a’r Band and Doniau Cudd ✅ Circus skills workshops […]

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  • Vote for our Brighter Health project!

    21/05/2019

    ☑️ Vote for us! ☑️ Our Brighter Health project is eligible for funding from Calor’s Rural Community Fund, and we need your vote to help to make this exciting project a reality! The Brighter Health project would see us work with the local community and Waunfawr Surgery, on a project that will bridge the generation […]

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  • Antur 35: Gruff Rhys

    03/04/2019

    Antur Waunfawr is very excited to announce that as part of their 35th birthday celebrations, they will be joined by musician Gruff Rhys for a very special, acoustic gig at Galeri, Caernarfon, on Saturday 22 June. Established in 1984 by R Gwynn Davies, Antur Waunfawr provides work and training opportunities for adults with learning disabilities […]

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  • Wales U20 v England U20

    26/02/2019

    It was a brilliant afternoon on Friday, as a group from Antur enjoyed a trip to watch the Wales U20 v England U20 game at Zipworld Stadium, with a tasty meal at Brewers Fayre, Afon Conwy, before the game. It was an exciting match, with Wales snatching a late and dramatic victory against England in […]

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  • A warm welcome for British-Irish Council

    07/02/2019

                    Social enterprise Antur Waunfawr was pleased to welcome representatives from the British-Irish Council, and show them the important work undertaken by the charity in supporting adults with learning disabilities. The British-Irish Council (BIC) was established twenty years ago to provide a forum for consultation and co-operation on […]

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  • A festive evening at Antur

    11/12/2018

    What a great evening at our Miri Siôn Corn festive event this year! Thanks to everyone who attended! It was great to have live music this year from Llanrug Brass Band and Dylan Wyn Evans, as well as homemade crafts for sale, delicious cakes and food in Blas y Waun cafe, plus our homemade Perllan […]

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  • Antur Waunfawr shortlisted for national award

    20/11/2018

    Antur Waunfawr has been shortlisted for a top national award following the charity’s success at the Social Business Wales awards delivered by Wales Coop, in Cardiff City Hall this year. Antur Waunfawr provides work and training opportunities for adults with learning disabilities in north Wales, and scooped the award for Welsh Health & Social Care […]

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  • A tasty donation from community gardens

    05/10/2018

    Following our cider appeal, a group from Antur Waunfawr visited the Coach House community gardens in Sychdyn to collect apples. A huge thank you to Mr Powell-Davies and the gardeners at the Coach House, Sychdyn, for contacting us with this kind offer, we could not believe how many apples there were on the trees! A […]

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  • Antur scoops care award

    28/09/2018

    Antur Waunfawr is celebrating after being awarded Health and Social Care social enterprise of the year at the Social Business Wales Award ceremony in the City Hall, Cardiff. The Social Business Wales Awards are delivered by Wales Coop, with the aim of highlighting social businesses in Wales which are making a significant economic and social […]

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  • A successful year for Antur

    11/09/2018

    On Monday 10 September, Antur Waunfawr’s Annual General Meeting was held. It was a successful meeting held in Antur’s Ysgubor Fawr building, with attendance from Antur board members and staff. It’s been a busy and successful year for Antur Waunfawr; we now manage 15 businesses across the Antur, and have several new projects on the […]

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  • Pedalling to the Golden Gate

    30/05/2018

    Think ‘Golden Gate’ and visions of sunny San Franciso might spring to mind… but social enterprise Antur Waunfawr is celebrating its bike shop’s move to Caernarfon’s very own ‘Golden Gate’, known locally as ‘Porth yr Aur’. Antur Waunfawr provides work and training for adults with learning disabilities, and its bike shop, Beics Antur, was previously […]

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  • Sports day with Coleg Menai pupils

    21/03/2018

    We had a great day yesterday in the company of pupils from Coleg Menai, as they held a sports day for the Antur as part of their course! We had a lot of fun trying out a range of sports, including walking football, boccia, netball and goal-ball. A big thanks to all the students, everyone […]

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  • Health & Wellbeing Open Day

    13/03/2018

    The Antur is holding a Health & Wellbeing Open Day on Saturday 24 March, between 10:00 – 16:00, at Arfon Tennis Centre, Caernarfon. Entry is free, and you’ll be able to have a go at a range of inclusive sports suitable for all ages & abilities! Croeso i bawb! All welcome!

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  • Digging in to history of bike shop’s new home

    15/01/2018

    Archaeologists have been carrying out a programme of archaeological investigation at the new site of Antur Waunfawr’s bicycle shop, Beics Menai, at Porth yr Aur yard in Caernarfon. Antur Waunfawr, a local social enterprise which provides work opportunities for adults with learning disabilities, completed the purchase of the town centre site in November. The building […]

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