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Posted: Wed fifteenth Could 2024

A pioneering undertaking which makes use of cutting-edge know-how to assist form city centre regeneration will hit the highway this summer time.

Good Cities Cymru will host a collection of occasions throughout Wales starting in Newport on Thursday (Could 16).

Having welcomed as much as 120 individuals to its inaugural convention, held at Ty Pawb in Wrexham earlier this yr, the programme – delivered by Anglesey and Porthmadog-based Menter Mon – desires to interact with much more companies and native authorities in Wales.

The intention is to deliver collectively key excessive avenue determination makers with retailers and related events to assist breathe life into native economies throughout the nation.

Undertaking Supervisor Kiki Rees-Stavros stated: “We’re encouraging companies to attend and have interaction with their native authorities and city and group councils to take a look at methods to maneuver ahead collectively, to debate what points they’re going through and the way they’ll work in partnership to resolve them.

“This can be a nice platform to deliver organisations collectively underneath one roof and share finest observe in an off-the-cuff setting, and to find out how different areas have benefited from the unbelievable know-how and revolutionary practices which have had a constructive affect on different cities and villages.”

She added: “I hope individuals will capitalise on this chance – in Newport and the opposite areas we will probably be visiting this summer time – particularly following the success of our first ever convention in Wrexham, the place we signed up 19 new Good Ambassadors and had representatives from 19 of the 22 native authorities in Wales.

“Collectively we are going to proceed to discover and develop sustainable options that can profit companies, assist enhance footfall and shine a lightweight on traits in our city centres, which in flip will affect determination making sooner or later.”

Greater than 50 individuals have already registered for the Newport occasion, and there will probably be displays on the day from Owen Davies Consulting from Abergavenny, Caerphilly-based VZTA, leaders in Good Cities ecosystems, BABLE Good Cities, and software program growth pioneers Kodergarten, from Gwynedd, who trialled revolutionary seismology know-how as a part of the broader Patrwm Good Locations undertaking eventually summer time’s Nationwide Eisteddfod.

The roadshow will then transfer on to the next areas: Brecon (June 4), Newtown (June 5), Anglesey (July 5), and Flintshire (July 10).

Launched in 2021, the Trefi Good Cities Cymru undertaking, funded by Welsh Authorities, has promoted using know-how and knowledge to rejuvenate excessive streets throughout Wales and encourage knowledge pushed determination making.

Go to for extra information and data from Menter Mon.

To e-book on one of many upcoming occasions, go to Eventbrite: Trefi SMART Cities Cymru Occasions – 7 Upcoming Actions and Tickets | Eventbrite

For extra on the Good Cities Cymru convention, watch the video right here: Cynhadledd Trefi SMART Cities Cymru Convention (

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