Community spirit – the magic that makes Mold sparkle!

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

Perth grows from strength-to-strength

A successful bid to regain city status early in 2012 marked another feather in the cap for Scotland’s bustling city of Perth. This level of achievement has almost come to be expected from a city that boasts twinnings with six international towns, is home to Scotland’s first and largest farmers’ market and has the internationally renowned Gleneagles Hotel just a few miles along the road.

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Blooming Berwick!

Since attaining Cittaslow accreditation in 2007, the historic Northumberland market town of Berwick-upon-Tweed has continued in its mission to excel against Cittaslow’s stringent criteria. Never one to rest on their laurels Berwick’s Cittaslow volunteers are heading a number of community projects throughout 2012 that could benefit residents and visitors for years to come.

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A Jewel in Norfolk’s Crown

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.

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Featured Town

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.
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