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Photo from Scarborough Light Parade 2009

Scarborough Light Parade 2009

Only a week after the Blackpool Light Parade 2009 the Yorkshire Wings Region put on their Scarborough Light Parade, with fund raising for the Lifeboat Appeal. Accompanied by Nigel and Jo, Jan and I set off from North Wales early Friday morning to call at Keighley, so that I could collect my new toy from […]

Photo from A Year in Review. 2008-2009

A Year in Review. 2008-2009

It is now 12 months since that inaugural meeting at The Chase when GoldWingers from the region were invited to attend to discuss the formation of a new club in North Wales. It was obvious that there was a lot of feeling at the meeting about the way that the club scene within GWOCGB had […]

Photo from Review of the Alpine Cafe, Betws-y-Coed

Review of the Alpine Cafe, Betws-y-Coed

by Chris Phillips Betws is – and has long been – one of the most popular places to visit in North Wales, and has for many years been a favourite stopping point for bikers. It may well be that when the sun is shining there are few places one would rather be. It could just […]

Photo from Tour to the Mosel Valley – June 5th to 14th 2010

Tour to the Mosel Valley – June 5th to 14th 2010

So, would you like to take your GoldWing abroad to Germany in company – yet have freedom to do your own thing too?  Here’s your opportunity to ride as part of a group of Wingers with the same intention.  Newcomers to continental touring are especially welcome and you don’t need to know anyone else who […]

Photo from Salvation Army Toy Run, Manchester

Salvation Army Toy Run, Manchester

Saturday 7th November 2009 saw the Salvation Army Toy Run  take place from the Showcase Cinema, Hyde Road, Manchester to the Trafford Centre. Members of GoldWings North Wales met up at the Chester Services on the M56 – Jan and I, Nigel and Joanna, Dave and Elaine, Dennis, Paul and Jan, Pete and his sister, […]

Photo from Static Display in support of ASDA’s ‘Tickled Pink’ Breast Cancer Campaign

Static Display in support of ASDA’s ‘Tickled Pink’ Breast Cancer Campaign

Following a request from Paul Johnson, a member of a nearby GWOCGB region, I asked members of Goldwings North Wales to assist at Asda, Queensferry. They had approached Paul and asked for a static display to assist them with their charity day in aid of Tickled Pink Campaign, which raises funds for Breast Cancer Campaign […]

Photo from Lakeside Cafe review

Lakeside Cafe review

by Joanna Mackintosh On a sunny day, Blaenau Ffestiniog (not to be confused with it’s older and smaller neighbour, Ffestiniog – nowadays known also as Llan Ffestiniog, just to keep you guessing) is quite lovely, and the roads to it are superb for bikes (especially the newly repaired and resurfaced Crimea Pass from

Photo from Dragons Rest Cafe report

Dragons Rest Cafe report

by Joanna Mackintosh At the A55’s Caerwys exit (J31), near Holywell, you’ll find not only McDonalds but also the Dragons Rest Cafe* (alongside the owners’ caravan shop). When we went last week, they were in the process of enlarging the seating area in the cafe – so it’s not an ideal stop at the moment, […]

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