• Flintshire boss launches fundraising drive for hospice gym in memory of his father

  • All systems grow thanks to top gardener Andrew

  • Wrexham fans can score cash for club by booking summer tour with Hays Travel

  • People with dementia relearning skills with training to “heal” brain

Police boss declares war on online paedophiles

The scale of sex crimes against children is much bigger than anybody imagined with apps like Snapchat enabling paedophiles to pinpoint the location of potential targets, according to a police boss. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones is horrified the popular photo messaging app has a mapping device which shows exactly where the […]

Footage of sea turtle in pain is last straw for North Wales gastro pub group

DISTRESSING footage of a sea turtle having a plastic straw pulled from its nose has prompted the director of a North Wales gastro pub group to ban them from his bars. Rich Watkin of The Fat Boar in Mold and Wrexham was so horrified by the video circulating on social media that he immediately stopped […]

Flintshire boss launches fundraising drive for hospice gym in memory of his father

A FLINTSHIRE businessman is launching a renewed fundraising drive for a Wrexham hospice in memory of his much-loved father. David Catherall is Managing Director of TDC Services, based on the Ewloe roundabout, which celebrated its 35th anniversary last year and supplies industrial cleaning equipment to firms across the world. TDC has a long track record […]

All systems grow thanks to top gardener Andrew

A professional gardener who has managed some of Britain’s top garden estates is helping care home residents grow their own vegetables to use in cookery classes. Andrew Jones, 53, is the Pendine Park Care Organisation’s head gardener and takes time out from his busy schedule to help the green-fingered residents. It’s a role Andrew thoroughly […]

Wrexham fans can score cash for club by booking summer tour with Hays Travel

WREXHAM fans can score cash for their club by booking a summer tour break with Hays Travel and then cheer them on in the Portuguese sunshine. Wrexham Football Club would like as many supporters as possible to accompany them on a pre-season summer tour to Vilamoura in the Algarve from July 9-12. Hays Travel, the […]

People with dementia relearning skills with training to “heal” brain

A NURSING home is helping residents relearn simple tasks thanks to one of the world’s leading clinical dementia specialists who says the brain has the potential to “heal” itself. College Fields Nursing Home in Barry is reaping the benefits of an innovative training programme which effectively retrains undamaged parts of the brain through a process […]

Conwy land cup double and now plan to lock up league title

High-flying Conwy Borough completed a cup double when they added the Lock Stock Cookson Cup to their trophy cabinet with a 3-0 win over Barmouth and Dyffryn United in the final at Porthmadog. It followed on from their 4-1 FAW Welsh Trophy win against Rhos Aelwyd and with Borough in second place and right in […]

Trio of sporting legends on cue to snooker child abuse

Ex-goal ace Michael Owen and Wales rugby star Sam Warburton will be tackling a whole new ball game when they take on snooker legend Dennis Taylor in aid of a children’s charity. The trio of sporting heroes are joining forces with North Wales Business Club president Lord Gregory Mostyn to raise money for NSPCC Cymru/Wales […]

Sneak peek of new eco-friendly cop shop

Youngsters from a local primary school and North Wales’s policing chief were the first to get a sneak preview behind the scenes of a new eco-friendly police station. As a former police inspector Arfon Jones, the North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner, was familiar with the antiquated high rise premises in Wrexham but this was […]