October 2019 see’s Caffi Cyfle celebrate its 6 month birthday! Groundwork North Wales took over management of the café on behalf of Wrexham County Borough Council in April this year.

With the introduction of new menus featuring locally sourced, fresh and sustainable ingredients, visitors to the café can enjoy freshly prepared and locally sourced homemade food and cakes. The café has continued to welcome the wide range of visitors that enjoy the benefits, Alyn Waters Country park has to offer.

Groundwork North Wales has been able to continue to support the volunteer opportunities provided to adult social services. It is our aspiration to develop Caffi Cyfle, to support people with learning difficulties to gain new skills and experiences.

Martin, a young man from Wrexham who lives independently in supported living, volunteers at Caffi Cyfle two days a week . Martin is learning new skills and making a full contribution helping to run the café and has an important role serving customers and preparing food.

“I am glad I am still able to go to Alyn Waters and Caffi Cyfle. I like making the cakes and serving the customers. I do washing and drying the pots sometime. I like being busy”

Martin’s Mum Jackie Grice said

“It is such a relief that Martin has the opportunity to go to Caffi Cyfle and it is good to see that he has a good relationship with staff at the Café”.

Alongside Caffi Cyfle, Groundwork North Wales manage the conference facilities at Alyn Waters ‘Venue in the Park. This large, purpose built modern room is available for businesses and organisations to host meeting, seminars and other events in a unique environment with the room offering views into the park and access to the excellent catering from Caffi Cyfle.

Venue in the Park also hosts its own fantastic events for the local community and visitors form further afield to get involved with. Octobers events start with a Table Top sale on Saturday October 26th , a children’s Witches and Wizard trail & Pumkim carving on Tuesday October 29th, a Festive Afternoon tea with Fizz on Nov 28th to raise funds for Pedal Power, a Christmas Craft and Gift Fair on Saturday Nov 30th , Christmas Wreath making session on 7th and 8th Dec and Breakfast with Santa event Saturday 14th December.  You can find out more about our events HERE

By supporting Caffi Cyfle and Venue in the Park you are supporting the charitable objectives of Groundwork North Wales with all monies reinvested for the benefit of local communities in North Wales.

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