Month: June 2017

Singer Sheena set to star on international stage

A care practitioner with a “voice of an angel” who wowed opera star Sir Bryn Terfel will take centre stage at a global event. Sheena Miranda, 29, who works for the Pendine Park care organisation in Wrexham, will be competing in the open folk category at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. Back in 2003 she […]

Tenpin bowling puts Wrexham charity for autistic youngsters in the frame

A Wrexham bowling alley is striking out to help a charity which supports children with autism. As part of its rolling programme to boost good causes, Tenpin at the Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre helping local charity Your Space to raise funds. The charity provides social opportunities, activities and clubs for 200 children and young people […]

A change for the better

A shopping centre has earned national recognition for the quality of its facilities for disabled people. The disabled toilets at Eagles Meadow in Wrexham have been accredited by learning disability organisation Mencap and included on a map of their approved locations. People with disabilities such as Cerebral Palsy, Motor Neurone Disease and Multiple Sclerosis, who […]

Help us combat modern slavery

A campaigner against modern slavery has urged people in North Wales to be on the look-out for victims of human trafficking and modern slavery. The plea came from Wanjiku Ngotho, Regional Director of BAWSO, which provides specialist services for black and minority ethnic (BME) communities across the region. After drugs, modern slavery is the second most […]

Cartrefi Conwy reassures tenants after tower block fire tragedy

A housing association has acted to reassure its tenants in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. Cartrefi Conwy are visiting tenants and have posted a message on their Facebook page and website to confirm that none of the cladding at the centre of the investigation in London has been used on any of […]

Intrepid restaurant manager Celine will zip through the air to raise cash for cancer charity

A fearless restaurant boss is serving herself up a hair-raising airborne challenge to raise thousands of pounds for a cancer charity. Celine Larnicol, manager of Pizza Express at the Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre in Wrexham, aims to notch up at least £2,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support by taking a heart-stopping zipwire ride which will see […]

Care home masterchefs create culinary delights

A group of care home masterchefs are cooking up a storm. Residents of Pendine Park in Wrexham are making a host of taste bud-teasing dishes after setting up their own cookery school. The idea came from Elaine Lee, the enrichment and activities coordinator at their Penybryn care home which specialises in brain injuries and neurological […]

Sional helps posties take on £7,000 peak challenge for Tŷ Gobaith

Five intrepid posties set to deliver a £7,000 boost to a children’s hospice are being helped on their way by a North Wales merchandising company. The Royal Mail team will be tackling the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge this weekend (July 1 and July 2) to conquer the tallest mountains in Britain, in aid of Tŷ […]