Month: July 2015

Alien vs Predator recreated in miniature on a human nail

A beautician has recreated some out of this world scenes from the movies – on a human nail. Katy March, 20, from Glan Conwy, is an extreme nail artist in her spare time and wowed competition judges with her interpretation of the 2004 blockbuster film Alien vs Predator. Katy, who works as a beauty therapist the […]

Trailer takes centre stage in new ITV show with an all-star line-up

EUROPE’S biggest trailer maker is taking a lead role in a new prime-time TV series in which celebrities learn the art of sheepdog trialling. The eight-part ITV series, called Flockstars and hosted by Gabby Logan, sees eight famous faces, under the guidance of three expert mentors, pitting their new-found skills against one another. The show […]

Giant bubble firm aims to get bigger – and greener

An entrepreneur from Conwy has launched a campaign for funding as she plans to pop indie rock band The Kaiser Chiefs in a gigantic bubble. Paola Dyboski-Bryant, who launched Dr Zigs, a company that makes massive eco-friendly bubbles, has landed a high profile contract to attend the Kendal Calling pop festival in the Lake District […]

Wrexham AM urges people to nominate young Summer Stars  

Wrexham AM Lesley Griffiths is calling on people to nominate their choice to be honoured as a young summer hero. Ms Griffiths, who is also the Welsh Government Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, is backing the campaign launched by the Eagles Meadow shopping centre in Wrexham to find Summer Stars who deserve to be […]

Couple celebrate 60th anniversary in royal style

A caring couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in right royal style – with a telegram from the Queen and surrounded by their family. Bill Davies, 83, and Mary Hazel Davies, 82, who have two daughters and three grandchildren, marked the auspicious occasion with a party at Highfield care home at the Pendine Park care […]

Children’s TV favourites are coming to town

PADDINGTON Bear is coming to Wrexham – heralding a series of visits by popular children’s TV characters to the town. The marmalade-loving bear from darkest Peru will be visiting Eagles Meadow shopping centre on Tuesday, August 4. The visits are being organised as part of the summer holiday activities at Eagles Meadow. Since he first […]

Rising young Welsh singing star lands live slot on Wogan radio show 

A hugely talented young Welsh singer who says music is her “family business” is to sing live on Terry Wogan’s hugely popular BBC Radio 2 show. Greta Isaac, 20, from Cowbridge, who comes from a long line of famous Welsh musicians, will hit the national airwaves with two songs during Sir Terry’s Sunday morning programme […]

Hard-hitting DVD warns youngsters of deadly dangers of knife crime

A police officer based in Wrexham has produced a powerful video warning youngsters about the deadly dangers of knife crime. The DVD called Knife Edge was produced by PC Wayne Pugh in conjunction with the Youth Justice Service in Wrexham. Their efforts have been commended by North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Winston Roddick CB […]

New starring role for former celebrity agent

A former celebrity agent and marketing expert has been recruited by a rapidly expanding renewable energy firm to fuel future growth. Steve Williams, 41, from Colwyn Bay, has become a director at St Asaph-based Carbon Zero Renewables which is predicting a quadrupling of turnover this year. The firm has created 10 jobs over the past […]