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The £10m redevelopment of a leading land-based college is set for completion this autumn

THE £10m redevelopment of a leading land-based college is set for completion this autumn

Backed with more than £5.9m from the Welsh Government’s Sustainable Communities for Learning Programme, Coleg Cambria is transforming its land-based campus at Llysfasi, near Ruthin. Following the opening of its £1.2m rural education centre three years ago, a new state-of-the-art, 1095 square metre carbon-neutral education complex is currently being built by Wrexham-based Read Construction. Modern […]

Tickets now available for the fifth Wales Real Food and Farming Conference

Held at Coleg Cambria, Ruthin, the two-day conference will take place from Wednesday November 1 at the college’s land-based Llysfasi site. Now in its fifth year, it will open with an address by former BBC economics correspondent Sarah Dickins, who is in the Net Zero 2035 food challenge group and is a ‘making sustainability happen […]

Coleg Cambria will play host to a leading agriculture expo this autumn

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The fifth annual Wales Real Food and Farming Conference is to be held at the college’s land-based Llysfasi site over two days from November 1. It will feature presentations, talks, live demonstrations and workshops with some of the leading names in both sectors. Accommodation will be available, and anyone interested in delivering a session can […]

Coleg Cambria Llysfasi is powering ahead with its multi-million pound green vision

The land-based college is making progress with plans for a carbon neutral farm and this year unveiled a raft of net-zero initiatives, including a revolutionary biofactory that will support Welsh farmers in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The anaerobic digestion system was unveiled by Biofactory Energy and is one of three low-carbon initiatives jointly funded by […]

Greenkeepers, conservation groups and employers in the horticulture industry went a fairway to becoming more sustainable at a summit to mark World Habitat Day

Restaurant general manager, Matt Alexander giving a talk to a group of adults

More than 50 people attended an event at Coleg Cambria’s £1.2m education hub in Llysfasi, where speakers from across the region led on a variety of topics, from beekeeping to healthy, locally produced food and drink. Among them were Ramblers Cymru, Snowdonia National Park, South Clwyd Beekeepers’ Association, Ecological Land Management, Nefyn Golf Club, the […]

Innovators plan to manufacture drones that will revolutionise sustainable farming in Wales after successful trials at Coleg Cambria Llysfasi

The ‘Green Eagle’ drone was able to identify weeds and on-land issues before targeting them with pesticides, saving time, money and providing a carbon-neutral alternative to existing methods. Led by Anglesey-based M-SParc in partnership with tenants AerialWorx and Fortytwoable – who built the AI (Artificial Intelligence) model – and BIC Innovation, the project was supported […]