Month: November 2015

Crime tsar appeals for public’s help to create a new police blueprint

Crime tsar Winston Roddick is urging people across North Wales to help him draw up a new blueprint for policing the area. The North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner wants all communities, groups and representative bodies have a stronger voice in telling the police what they think is most important and what they are most […]

Shoppers enchanted by young dancers at Eagles Meadow

Young dancers have given shoppers in Wrexham an enchanting preview of their Christmas show. The sun came out as costumed members of Delta Academy of Dance and Performing Arts aged from three upwards put on a stunning performance of dance routines and dazzling acrobatics at the Eagles Meadow shopping centre. Grandmother of one of the girls, Sylvia […]

Noodle Bar boss Gwyn causes real stir with film starring new delivery vehicle

Noodle Bar boss Gwyn Ingman is causing a real stir with an action film featuring his nippy new delivery vehicle which has become an internet sensation. Within days the short video promoting his Try Thai business at the Eagles Meadow shopping centre in Wrexham went viral on social media attracting more than 40,000 hits. Gwyn, […]

New Llanrwst Men’s shed helps gives stroke patient Bryan new lease of life

A PIONEERING Llanrwst community scheme which has given a new lease of life to a man left severely disabled by a stroke has had its official opening. Bryan Jones, who lives in the town, was working as a mobile phone network engineer when he was hit by a stroke and brain haemorrhage six years ago. […]

Care home resident Awena, 80, gets multi-coloured new hairdo for Children in Need 

A BIG-HEARTED care home resident who was just dyeing to help a nationwide charity appeal has come up with a colourful way of lending her support. Eighty-year-old Awena Robinson, who has been living at the Bodlondeb home in Wrexham for the past two years, is a major supporter of a range of good causes, having […]

Advanced driving group steers to major award from crime tsar

A GROUP which aims to promote safer driving across North Wales has steered itself to a top award from a police boss. The North Group of Advanced Motorists was set up by motoring enthusiasts back in 1977 to help drivers to prepare for the tough Institute of Advanced Motorists’ driving programme. Serving all six counties […]

Top care organisation wins award for inspiring stories about young people

A care organisation with an eye for talent has won an award for the inspiring stories it told about turning round the lives of young people. The Pendine Park care organisation in Wrexham came first in the Most PR Generated category at The Prince’s Trust Cymru Truth About Youth Awards. It won the award with […]

New property sales office officially opened by AM

The new sales office of an expanding property firm has been officially opened by an AM. Vale of Clwyd AM Ann Jones cut the ribbon at the refurbished office of Elwy Estates on Vale Street in Denbigh. Elwy, which started out solely as a property lettings firm has now also become an estate agent and […]

Caring gran Jenny wins top award for safeguarding her community

A CARING great-grandmother who became a neighbourhood watch co-ordinator to give something back to the community which welcomed her so warmly when she moved to Anglesey has been honoured by a crime tsar. Jenny Woodall, 72, came to live in the village of Valley, near Holyhead, in the late 1970s when her first husband’s job […]