• Flintshire company is the first in UK to win backing from TV consumer protection expert

  • Meet the care home therapy dog proving a big hit with residents

  • Trailer firm helps rally aces on road to success

  • Mum-of-three with dementia rides off into the sunset after recreating iconic music video

Locals rally to back town’s home-grown renewable energy project

A plan to transform Corwen into one of Wales’s greenest towns with its own renewable energy scheme fed by locally-generated hydro and solar power systems has won the support of residents. The Corwen Energy Local project is scheduled to go live in April and aims to sign up 60 households to switch to low-cost, eco-friendly […]

Meet the care home therapy dog proving a big hit with residents

A lovable pooch called Fred whose future looked bleak after his elderly owner was unable to look after him has been given a new lease of life as a therapy dog at a care home. The nine-year-old Shih Tzu is proving a massive hit with residents at Pendine Park’s Hillbury Care Home in Wrexham who’ve […]

Trailer firm helps rally aces on road to success

Europe’s top trailer maker has clinched a second deal to provide the driving force behind one of the world’s leading rally teams. Ifor Williams Trailers has supplied two of its versatile Transporta trailers to Cumbria-based M-Sport which has a string of international titles and rally wins to its credit, including three FIA World Rally Championship […]

Mum-of-three with dementia rides off into the sunset after recreating iconic music video

A former care worker with Alzheimer’s Disease tracked down an old school pal who’s a famous TV director to make a touching documentary programme to prove there is life after dementia. Mother-of-three and grandmother-of-five Eirlys Smith, 59, from Menai Bridge, on Anglesey, lost touch with Tim Lyn, 58, who now lives in Llansteffan, near Carmarthen, […]

World premieres and yoga are just what the doctor ordered at top music festival

Music lovers attending a top festival will be treated to 18 world premieres of new works – along with a yoga and a foot massage session. The two-day Bangor Music Festival that’s being held at Pontio arts centre, Bangor on Friday and Saturday, February 14 and 15, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a packed […]

Care home residents all shook up at Elvis party

Care home residents were all shook up when they paid tribute to King of Rock ‘n’ Roll in style on what would have been his 85th birthday. The spirit of Elvis was in the building at Pendine Park’s Highfield House as the residents and staff danced the sounds of his famous hits including Blue Suede […]

Brave Ceri overcomes traumas to become mental health champion

A woman who overcame a series of traumas including being diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer has become a mental health champion at the housing association where she works. Along with 13 other colleagues, Ceri Twist, 46, has been named as a mental health Champion at Cartrefi Conwy where she is the Independent Living Manager. Ceri […]

Vicious gangs target vulnerable pensioners in their 60s and 70s

A record number of victims of modern-day slavery and human trafficking are coming to light in North Wales – including pensioners in their 60s and 70s. According to North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones, 2019 saw a 60 per cent increase in cases, from 63 to around 100, with the majority of cases […]

Popular TV twins Deian a Loli need to regenerate like Dr Who

Calling budding young actors! A massive search has been launched to find two youngsters to take over the title roles in the hit TV series, Deian a Loli, about a mischievous pair of twins with secret super powers. Production company Cwmni Da are looking for two child actors to take over the main characters because the […]