Month: September 2014

New chocolate and fudge bangers on the menu at Hamper Llangollen

A new range of sausages made with chocolate and fudge will be launched a top food festival. The special bangers are being developed by young farmer and trainee butcher Arran Davies and his butchery mentor Brin Kelly at Abbey Farm, just outside Llangollen. Their meat counter at Abbey Farm Shop, which also supplies local hotels […]

Bodnant’s celebrity chef Dai takes a taste of Welsh food to Las Vegas

A CELEBRITY chef who wowed opera legend Luciano Pavarotti is heading for Las Vegas to sing the praises of Welsh food. Dai Chef is betting on a brilliant reaction when he showcases the very best in our gastronomic delights to an audience of 150 people in the US gambling and entertainment mecca. Recently appointed to […]

First Minister Carwyn Jones hails Village Bakery for pioneering academy

A new £3 million baking academy in North Wales will be the first of its kind in the UK, First Minister Carwyn Jones was told. Mr Jones was on a visit to the award-winning Village Bakery which is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year. Work is well underway to build the Baking Academy and Innovation […]

Trio of Wrexham accountants take big step up career ladder at Coxeys

The sky is the limit for a trio of ambitious young women who have taken a big step up the career ladder at a top accountancy firm. Joanne Evans, Rhian Williams, and Amy Bell have been made Associates at Chartered Accountants and Registered Auditors Coxeys, as part of the company’s succession planning strategy. Directors of […]

Say cheers with Wrexham Lager chocolate at Hamper Llangollen

It’s chocolate heaven for lager lovers. Innovative chocolatier Jo Edwards is launching a new milk chocolate truffle with a heady ingredient – Wrexham Lager. Jo, 40, whose company, Aballu Truffles, is based in Rossett, near Wrexham, will be unveiling the new truffles at the Hamper Llangollen food festival on October 18-19. The new truffles are […]

Health Minister hails high standards at Wrexham care organisation

Wales’s Health Minister has hailed a care organisation for the “high standards” of infection control resulting from a new staff training programme. The praise from Professor Mark Drakeford AM came during a whistle-stop visit to see the facilities at the £4 million Bodlondeb Centre, a centre of excellence for dementia care at Pendine Park. Apart […]

Royal composer’s homage at North Wales International Music Festival

A royal composer from Flintshire will be paying homage to his hero at a top music festival. Professor Paul Mealor, who was raised in Connah’s Quay and wrote the music for the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, will have a starring role at this year’s North Wales International Music Festival. The week-long […]