RWE – Renewable Energy in North Wales — February 18, 2016 at 5:04 pm — Updated: February 19, 2016 at 10:10 am

North Wales Car Club in pole position

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North Wales Car Club will be amongst the latest beneficiaries from the £19 million Gwynt y Môr Community Investment Fund. The fund is a direct result of the partnership between RWE Innogy, Stadtwerke Munchen, the UK Green Investment Bank and Siemens.

North Wales Car Club organise and manage The Cambrian Rally which is a driving force for tourism in North Wales. The Car Club is set to receive £9,596 from the Gwynt y Môr Fund to market and promote the motorsport event taking place on Saturday 13th February 2016.

Judith Phillips from North Wales Car Club said:

“The Cambrian Rally committee is thrilled to receive this generous grant which will help us promote our event to a wider audience. The Cambrian is a major event in the UK rallying calendar and attracts a large number of competitors, their support crews, and spectators to Conwy county. In 2014 it was named British Trials and Rally Drivers’ Association Rally of the Year which is an indication of the time and effort the North Wales Car Club puts into its’ organisation.”

“But the committee isn’t complacent, and is determined that The Cambrian remains in the forefront of community based events in North Wales, while also raising its’ profile nationally and internationally, and in so doing, bringing a boost to the economy of Conwy county in which it’s largely based. To this end the grant is invaluable and very much appreciated.”

For more information about the Cambrian Rally visit: www.cambrianrally.co.uk.

Katy Woodington RWE Innogy UK’s Senior Community Investment Officer said:

“Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm has already helped invigorate tourism locally through a £690,000 tourism fund supporting projects such as the Llandudno Pier, Rhyl Beach and North Wales Green Links initiative. It is great to see the Gwynt y Môr Community Fund continue to support tourism in North Wales.”

For more information about the Gwynt y Môr Community Fund visit the Gwynt y Môr Community Fund Administrators’ website; Community and Voluntary Support Conwy  http://cvsc.org.uk.

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