The market town of Mold (yr Wyddgrug in the native Welsh tongue) has much to recommend it. Situated amongst the stunning countryside of north Wales, in a region famed for its towering castles, protected landscapes and being close enough to the coast for day-trips, residents and visitors find themselves surrounded with much to swell the heart with joy. Continue reading
It’s difficult to imagine a place that embodies South East Englishness more than the Norfolk town of Aylsham. Set just off the A140 between East Anglia’s capital city, Norwich, and the beautiful seaside town of Cromer, Aylsham has much to celebrate. Rounded flint buildings, Edwardian houses and traditional shop fronts create character-filled streets such as Market Square where the fortnightly FARMA accredited Farmers’ Market promotes the finest local artisan produce.
Nestled in the heart of East Anglia, the historic market town of Diss is a shining example of a successful Cittaslow UK town. Here, residents, businesses, community groups and councillors are working towards a better relationship with the environment, improving community cohesion and creating a high standard of living for all. This article takes an in-depth look at the town’s achievements since becoming Cittaslow accredited and what the future holds.