• Mazda6 launch report by Steve Rogers

  • Eirias Park transformed into Jurassic Park with invasion of roaring 10ft tall dinosaurs

  • Roaring success of Dragon cheeses scoop 30 awards at two top food and farming shows

  • Kia Ceed launch report by Steve Rogers

New £500,000 project to help struggling working families in Conwy

A social enterprise has secured £500,000 in funding for a pioneering project to help struggling working families who are living below the poverty line in Conwy. The money to pay for the four-year programme, Making Work – Work For All, being launched by Creating Enterprise is coming from the Big Lottery Fund. The scheme will […]

Having fun at care home is child’s play

Toddlers from a Rhyl nursery showed off their natural charm and boundless energy as they enjoyed a teddy bear’s picnic of jelly and ice-cream with elderly care home residents. The tots, who attend Beach House Day Nursery in Rhyl, took an afternoon “pull-a-long” tram to St David’s Residential Home in the seaside town to spend […]

Crashing out of Europe will put North Wales people in jeopardy, warns police boss

Crashing out of Europe with a hard Brexit or no deal at all will put North Wales people in jeopardy, the region’s police chief has warned. According to North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones and his deputy, Ann Griffith, we are ticking down to a potential crime-fighting catastrophe unless a “sensible agreement” can […]

Mazda6 launch report by Steve Rogers

WHEN it comes to looks Mazda6 is up there with the best. The company’s flagship has always been a looker right back to 2002 when the new model set Mazda on the road to recovery. Before that it relied on the likeable MX-5 roadster for its tiny share of the market. But looks alone don’t […]

Eirias Park transformed into Jurassic Park with invasion of roaring 10ft tall dinosaurs

A fun day was transformed into a scene from the hit film franchise Jurassic Park when it was invaded by rampaging dinosaurs. Although they looked fearsome, there was nothing to worry about when the Tyrannosaurus Rex and the Velociraptor bared their teeth and roared at the Big Day Out organised by housing association Cartrefi Conwy. […]

Two musical superstars join forces at festival

Jazz superstar Jacqui Dankworth and renowned classical guitarist Craig Ogden will be joining forces to wow the audience at a top musical festival. They will be performing together at the North Wales International Music Festival in St Asaph Cathedral on the evening of Thursday, September 27. Their repertoire will include songs by everyone from Paul […]

Police boss chooses preferred candidate for chief constable

North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones has announced his preferred candidate as the region’s new Chief Constable. Gulf War veteran Carl Foulkes’ appointment is subject to confirmation by the North Wales Police and Crime Panel, which will take place on September 10. Mr Jones has informed the Police and Crime Panel about his […]

Road-runner Beth gets her charity marathon kicks in the Windy City

A road-running grandmother will be getting her marathon kicks in Chicago this year as part of the trip of a lifetime – after an entry form mix-up. Beth Taylor-Lloyd, 43, from Ruthin, thought she had applied to run the Berlin Marathon but instead found she will be headed for the USA later this year. It […]

Roaring success of Dragon cheeses scoop 30 awards at two top food and farming shows

Wales’ oldest dairy farmers’ co-operative is celebrating its most successful awards season ever after their cheeses scooped 30 gongs. South Caernarfon Creameries came home to the Llŷn Peninsula with 10 prizes from the prestigious International Cheese and Dairy Awards in Nantwich, the largest cheese show in the world which featured cheeses from 29 different countries. […]

Kia Ceed launch report by Steve Rogers

IT has taken 11 years for the silly apostrophe to be dropped from the Kia cee’d. So the third generation hatchback hitting the showrooms is Ceed – with a capital C as well – just as it should have been in the first place. When the car was launched in 2007 the odd name – […]