Month: November 2016

Abergele learners don pink outfits to raise funds for charity

Learners at an Abergele school have helped raise hundreds of pounds for charity by donning pink outfits. Staff and learners at Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan raided their wardrobes for the initiative, which has helped raise a total of £866, which will be split between Wear It Pink breast cancer charity and the Sporting Champions project. […]

Black Friday brings bargain bonanza to Eagles Meadow

BARGAIN hunters came flocking to Wrexham’s Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre to take advantage of the big Black Friday buying bonanza. The discount day, renowned for massive markdowns and incredible offers, provided a huge pre-Christmas boost for the centre’s stores and cafes. And some stores have spread sale offers over the weekend, giving customers even more […]

MP praises company which has found jobs for 10,000 staff in 15 years

A specialist recruitment company has found jobs for more than 10,000 office staff in its 15 year history – including one for a fish sales adviser. Rhuddlan-based Letterbox Recruiting received the unusual request from a pet shop company and although outside their usual remit, the team rose to the challenge and found them the perfect […]

Health staff praised for inspirational work as awards handed out

A youngster with a rare brain tumour had a starring role at an awards ceremony where health staff were hailed for their “inspirational” work. Also taking centre stage at the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) Achievement Awards were Alarm frontman Mike Peters and former rugby international Rupert Moon when staff across the region were […]

Top financial expert hails Autumn Statement as good for families and businesses

A FINANCIAL expert from one of North Wales’ leading accountancy firms says Chancellor Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Statement is good for families, low earners and businesses. Anthony Lewis is a Director of Chartered Accountants Coxeys who have offices in Wrexham and Saltney and represents a wide range of clients from sole traders right through to […]

Care home love blossoms for devoted Sian and Steve

Love has blossomed for a couple who live in nearby care homes. Sian Walley, 45, and ex-plumber Steven Ferrier, 55, have got engaged after meeting at the Pendine Park care organisation in Wrexham. The smitten love birds spend most days in each other’s company although they are not rushing into setting a date to tie […]

Kind-hearted bakery staff go with the Flo to help shoebox appeal

A young bakery worker has inspired her workmates to bring a bit of Christmas cheer to children in crisis-hit parts of the world. Florence Roberts, 24, asked her colleagues at the Village Bakery to help her provide shoeboxes crammed with goodies for the Operation Christmas Child charity in Wrexham. People are urged to fill boxes […]

Michelle warns of silent killer

A grieving mother is campaigning to raise awareness of deep vein thrombosis which killed her daughter at the age of just 22. Accountant Michelle Martin, 46, is also organising a charity event in aid of Thrombosis UK at Eagles Meadow shopping centre in Wrexham on Saturday, November 26. Two fitness instructors, Kieron Timbers and Iain […]

Anwyl Group ‘goes pink’ for breast cancer

Employees at award-winning Flintshire-based Anwyl Group have gone pink and raised more than £1,900.00 for breast cancer awareness and local charity Tenovus Cancer Care. Staff across all departments at Head Office took part in the initiative, along with the sales and construction teams at Anwyl’s many developments across the region, with each employee donating £1 […]