• Store staff come steaming in with effort for Macmillan’s World Biggest Coffee Morning

  • Chef running one of country’s most decorated restaurants will show off skills to food lovers

  • Choir hits high notes to celebrate fifth birthday

  • Taking care of football stars of the future

Store staff come steaming in with effort for Macmillan’s World Biggest Coffee Morning

Big-hearted staff at a Wrexham store are brewing up another special day of fundraising for a cancer support charity. After raising hundreds of pounds from the popular event over the past few years, the team at Boots at the Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre the will be steaming back into action on Friday September 29 as […]

Choir hits high notes to celebrate fifth birthday

A community choir that’s celebrating its fifth birthday has been hailed as the “eighth wonder of Wales”. The Wrexham Community Choir was formed in 2012 and has transformed the lives of its members who come from all walks of life. As part of their anniversary celebrations, they will be performing at the town’s Eagles Meadow […]

Taking care of football stars of the future

The junior football team where ex-Wales international and TV pundit Robbie Savage started out is stepping out in style thanks to a leading social care organisation. The Llay Under 8s team, which plays in the Wrexham District Mini League, were in need of a kit so their manager asked locally-based Pendine Park for a financial […]

New bakers honoured as drive is launched to recruit another batch

A talented group of newly-qualified apprentices at a bakery have been hailed as stars of the future by the UK’s top trainer. According to Yvonne Evans, who was crowned Assessor of the Year by the Times Educational Supplement, the seven apprentices at the Village Bakery were “truly exceptional”. As a reward, they were each presented by […]

Top vocal group will hit the high notes at music festival

One of the world’s top a cappella groups will bring an eclectic mix of classical music, folk, jazz and pure pop to the North Wales International Music Festival. British ensemble VOCES8 are heading to St Asaph Cathedral on Thursday, September 28 and it will be one of the first concerts for soprano Eleonore Cockerham who […]

Business group hailed for creating confidence to invest in Wrexham

An influential business group helped pave the way for two major economy-boosting projects in Wrexham, it’s been revealed. According to Welsh Government Economy Secretary Ken Skates, the work of Wrexham Business Professionals was crucial when deciding to invest in the town. Mr Skates has announced the new Development Bank of Wales will be sited in […]

We need to take control of youth justice, says police boss

A police boss is calling for youth justice to be devolved to Wales. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones spoke out following the appointment of the most senior judge in England and Wales to head up a review of how the justice system works in Wales. The Lord Chief Justice, Lord Thomas of […]

Double biomass boilers keep staff and customers warm at builders’ merchant

Customers and staff are now as warm as toast at the busy Jewson Llangefni branch following the installation of a mighty double biomass boiler system. The Anglesey builders’ merchant branch on the town’s industrial estate was, until recently, heated with oil boilers but to improve its energy performance Jewson has switched to a biomass system […]

Ladies and gents take to the road to raise funds for health charities

Dozens of smartly dressed motorcyclists will take to the roads of North Wales next week to raise funds for men’s health charities, with an event inspired by TV’s Madman Don Draper. The retro-themed Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride on Sunday September 24 involves more than 55,000 bike fans around the world donning their cravats, tweaking their moustaches, […]