Month: March 2017

Dementia care centre of excellence is given official blessing by two top church leaders

A flagship dementia centre in Caernarfon has been given an official blessing by two leading North Wales clergymen. Bryn Seiont Newydd provides specialist care for 71 dementia sufferers on the site of the former Ysbty Bryn Seiont community hospital in the town’s Pant Road The ground-breaking centre of excellence run by the Pendine Park care […]

Anwyl Homes selected by Nofio Clwyd performance swimming squad  

Award-winning Anwyl Homes has partnered with Nofio Clwyd, the Connah’s Quay-based top class performance swimming squad, by providing all swimmers with branded training tops. Established for almost four years, the Nofio Clwyd performance centre currently has a total of 32 swimmers, aged between 11 and 20 years old. Nofio Clwyd works closely with four affiliated […]

Summer gardens spectacular could bloom into £2m bonus for North Wales

A spectacular 16-day event showcasing gardens which are the jewels in the crown of North Wales could plough up to £2 million into the region this summer. Last year’s inaugural Festival of Gardens North Wales brought almost 44,000 visitors flocking to the beauty spots involved. And based on Welsh Government figures for average tourist spend […]

Wales’ oldest chorister Sally, 93, is still hitting the high notes

Wales’s oldest chorister Sally Davies is still hitting the high notes at the grand age of 93. The great grandmother of 13 joined the Rwsters Choir in Llanrwst as a way of beating loneliness and isolation. According to Mrs Davies, signing up to sing with them was the best thing she’s ever done and as […]

Jackie’s weekly cwtch at hospice

Nightingale House gets £10,000 boost from Ifor Williams Trailers A 62-year-old woman with a rare neurological disease has spoken movingly about the help she receives at a hospice. Jackie Faker, from Rossett, was the guest of honour at the presentation of a £10,000 cheque to the Nightingale House Hospice in Wrexham by Ifor Williams Trailers. […]

Ready meal firm Thai up new frozen food deals

A unique, family-run Thai ready meals business is venturing into the lucrative frozen food market after expanding its operation thanks to a council grant. Llanferres-based Authentic Thai Cuisine, which is celebrating its 10th year in business, has made its name locally through an array of popular chilled meals. But now Dtoi Harvey, who cooks her […]

Vital supplies for farm vets on the road from North Wales thanks to delivery company Delsol

Vital supplies for farm vets to keep sheep and other livestock free of potentially lethal parasites are being kept on the road by North Wales delivery firm Delsol. The courier company transports around 40 tonnes a week of pallets and parcels for Bimeda, which makes and distributes animal health products and veterinary pharmaceuticals. Delsol’s HGVs […]

Dementia champ welcomes cute initiative to help those living with condition

Five companies are researching high-tech ways to help reduce the anxiety of those living with dementia travelling to hospital appointments. The initiative, called A Cute Solution to Acute Anxiety In Dementia, is being run by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) through the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI). More than 20 companies initially applied to […]

New boss Barry serves up burgers instead of beer

A former pub landlord has swapped beer for burgers after taking over as manager of a restaurant in Wrexham. Barry Martin, 48, has spent most of his working life serving up pints and pub meals from behind the bar of several Wrexham and Oswestry pubs but he called time on the licensed trade to take […]

Stoneworkz bring a lot to the table at new showroom

A bespoke stonemasonry company are launching a new range of high-end tableware after opening a new state-of-the-art showroom. Stoneworkz, based on the Spencer Trading Estate in Denbigh, are aiming to capture the attention of big name department stores including London’s world famous Harrods. The company was sent up in 2015 by husband and wife team […]