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Enjoy the benefits of living in, or visiting this splendid village community!
Cilcain is one of the finest places to live in North East Wales. Many families move home within Cilcain, but few leave the village! Find out about the wide range of village activities. If you organise a village activity, or offer a trade or service, let me know so that you can be included.
Visit Cilcain Community Cafe
Cilcain Village Hall
Find out about
Cilcain Play Group HERE
War memorials in the church and chapel
Keith Humphreys has researched the names on the war memorials in our church and chapel and has published the details on the Flintshire War Memorials web site. Why not take a look on this 100th anniversary of the Great War?
Click on names on the memorial for more information.
Bad news for oil users
Oil is no longer the least expensive heating fuel in the UK
Electricity Standard Rate 16.0 p/KWh
Mains Gas Standard 5.3 p/KWh
Kerosene @ 50p Litre 5.6 p/KWh (Nov 2018)
Propane @ 74.24p Litre 11.7 p/KWh
Seasoned Wood 19.32p Kg 5.8 p/KWh
Pellets 5.5 p/KWh
Air Source Heat Pump 6.9 p/KWh
Coal 5.8 p/Kwh
Sunday 21st October saw Peter and Chris’s last day of running our village pub, the White Horse. After nearly 41 years behind the bar and in the kitchen it was time for a well earned retirement, but their last day turned out to be one of their busiest. By late afternoon the pub was filling up with village people armed with plates of food, there to wish Peter and Chris a happy retirement and by early evening it was “standing room only.” Regulars had clubbed together to commission a painting by local artist Wendi and a presentation was made to our departing hosts by Simon Kneale. The “evening” ended in the early hours of Monday morning!
Best wishes to Peter and Chris and if you should think about settling back in Cilcain, you would be sure of a warm welcome from your old customers and friends.
After their leaving, I received this message from Chris:
Firstly we want to thank Wendi for the fantastic painting and all the people who contributed towards it, it is really the work of a genius. Peter has particularly enjoyed looking for all the spam tins.
We want to tell everybody how overwhelmed we were by the amazing farewell that was given to us in the White Horse on Sunday evening.
To thank all the very kind and talented people who brought such lovely food, and to thank everyone for the presents and cards.
We will never forget any of you and will miss you all.
With our love,
Chris and Peter
Did you know we have a community council?
We have the Cilcain Community Council
Do you know how much you pay for the Community Council?
Depending on you council tax band you pay up to £89.53 per year.
Do you know who has control over the use of the Waen Field, Cilcain?
The Cilcain Community Council
Did you know that the owner of a “green” (our Waen is classed as a village green) may permit people to drive onto the green if it won’t harm the green, or interrupt the public’s enjoyment and permit parking for occasional functions which are not likely to interfere with the proper use of the open space?
Yes, they can!
Do you think our Waen should be made available for parking for occasional community events such as the NGS gardens open day?
This is the one we would like to hear from you about. The Council have refused permission, but organisers of the NGS open day would like to take matters further. For that we need your support.
Please let us know your opinion.
If you are a visitor to our village we hope you enjoy the splendid scenery around Cilcain and whatever activity you set out to do.
Take your litter home!