Some time ago members of the public were invited, by Sustrans, to nominate local people to appear on the “Portrait Bench” which is situated on the Rhyl side of the new walking and cycling “Pont y Ddraig” bridge. See photograph.
The people selected are L.- R. Don Spendlove, Sir John Houghton and Mike Peters.
Don Spendlove and Mike Peters will, I’m sure, need no introduction to our readers. Sir John Houghton may need more of an introduction and here is the link to learn more about him:
Sustrans is a British charity to promote sustainable transport. It is working on projects to encourage people to walk, cycle and use public transport, to give people ways of “travelling in ways that benefit their health and the environment”. More information about their portrait benches can be seen here:
September quiz solution:
The big house is of course “Ty’n Rhyl”, photographed from the Coronation Gardens. The plaque is from the Madryn Avenue entrance to the Coronation Gardens:
Re. the quiz, this is now going to a quarterly post instead of monthly.