Flintshire

Local Agent

Lizzies Real Nappies - based in Chester www.lizziesrealnappies.co.uk info@lizziesrealnappies.co.uk (01244) 346797, we accept vouchers from the Flintshire Incentive Scheme.

Sam Murray - Real Nappy Advisor covering North Wales. Call Sam for home demonstrations and details of Nappuccinos on 01492 642275/07858 697870 or e-mail samjmurray@hotmail.com

Rebecca Balmer - BuzzBaby visit www.buzzbaby.co.uk, telephone 01352 741896 or e-mail becky@buzzbaby.co.uk

Maria Heyns - Keep it Real Nappies! visit www.keepitrealnappies.co.uk, or e-mail keepitrealnappies@gmail.com

Independent Stockists

Maria Heyns - Keep it Real Nappies! visit www.keepitrealnappies.co.uk, or e-mail keepitrealnappies@gmail.com

Sarah Jane Plant - Daizy Babies Limited visit www.daizybabies.com, telephone 01773 318 068 or e-mail info@daizybabies.com

Rebecca Balmer - BuzzBaby visit www.buzzbaby.co.uk, telephone 01352 741896 or e-mail becky@buzzbaby.co.uk

Lynsey Kimber - BabyBots visit www.babybots.co.uk, telephone 0845 269 5472 or e-mail Lynsey@Babybots.co.uk

Laundry Services

Cotton Tails provide a nappy laundry service which covers Flintshire. They will deliver you a weekly supply of nappies and once a week will deliver your clean nappies and take away your dirty nappies. The nappies provided are pre-fold nappies and are designed to fit snugly inside a waterproof outer wrap. They also provide several brands of nappy covers, selected to provide the best quality, durability and value. Each wrap has either Velcro or popper fastenings.

Cotton Tails nappies are laundered at 95°C so that they are completely thermally disinfected. The whole process including 3 final rinses insures that no harsh chemicals are next to your baby’s skin. Cost start from about £9.25 a week.

Cotton Tails also offer a Home Laundering Trial Kit, for a single change of £25 (£30 refundable deposit) you can select up to 21 nappies and 7 outer wraps to use and wash yourself in you own home for 2 weeks. There is no obligation to buy nappies after the trial but they do offer free delivery on all orders within their laundry area.

For more details on either the laundry service or trial kits please ring 0151 355 9914 or log onto www.cottontails.co.uk.

Incentive Schemes

To encourage parents to use real nappies, Flintshire & Denbighshire County Councils are offering vouchers worth up to £75 to be used in part-payment towards buying real nappies or for a real nappy laundry service.

To find out how to apply for the vouchers view the Real Nappy Incentive Scheme leaflet, submit an enquiry online, or phone 01352 701714 for more information.

Credit Union Schemes

Real nappies will save you money in the long run but it is money up front, a great way of avoiding this up front cost is to borrow from your local credit union. They supply low cost loans for any purpose and it’s a great way of buying all the real nappies you need without breaking the bank. Loans are repaid weekly or monthly whatever suits you best.

All Flintshire Credit Union Ltd

To be eligible for a loan from the credit union you must live or work within the County Borough of Flintshire. You must save for a minimum of 12 weeks; you will then be eligible to borrow three times the amount of money you have saved i.e. if you have saved £50 you can borrow up to £150. A typical loan of £200 paid back over 52 weeks will cost £3.85 plus interest a week.

Free life insurance if provided with all loans.

There are several collection points in the Borough where you can pay your weekly or monthly payments.

For more details please contact All Flintshire Credit Union Ltd. 2 Cross Street, Holywell, Clwyd, CH8 7LP. 01352 715555

Clwyd Coast Credit Union Ltd

To be eligible for a loan from the credit union you must live or work North of the A55 from Gwespyr to Pensarn. You must save for 6 weeks before being eligible for a loan. There are then 2 types of loan available. A normal loan with which you can borrow three times your savings, and a ‘handy loan’ with which there is no set amount you can borrow it is judged on your ability to repay.

A typical £200 loan paid off over 50 weeks will cost around £4.50 a week.

Free life insurance if provided with all loans.

There are several collection points in the Borough where you can pay your weekly or monthly payments, you can also pay via standing order, debit card, payroll or you can choose to have a benefit paid directly into your account and can either withdraw the balance or leave it in your account as savings.

For more details please contact Clwyd Coast Credit Union Ltd, 17/19 Balfor House, Rhyl, Denbighshire, Wales, LL18 1AS. 01745 361274.