Month: July 2017

We’ll take control of the police in Wales

A police boss believes the devolution of policing to Wales is inevitable, saying it’s a matter of when not if. According to Arfon Jones, the newly-elected chairman of the All-Wales Policing Group, there was now an unstoppable momentum in favour of the idea. Mr Jones, the North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner, said support for […]

Fab four go on a musical journey around the world

Four college friends who went on to form one of Europe’s top chamber music groups are heading to a festival in North Wales. The Aquarelle Guitar Quartet will take the audience at the North Wales International Music Festival on a world tour from within St Asaph Cathedral. Their dynamic and innovative programme at the concert […]

Flintshire firm booms thanks to Chinese Takeaway

A FLINTSHIRE firm has broken into the Chinese market with a ground breaking system which is cleaning up in the pharmaceutical industry. David Catherall, Managing Director of TDC Services, in Ewloe, is the brains behind a high-pressure water system which has transformed the cleaning out of huge reactor vessels used to mix up some of […]

Magical time at school for care home residents

Care home residents spent a “magical time” being entertained by primary schoolchildren who sang traditional Welsh songs and served afternoon tea. The group from the Pendine Park care organisation in Wrexham were serenaded by the choir at Ysgol Bodhyfryd in Wrexham before being served tea and cake. Pupils chatted to the residents whom they have […]

Music sessions by top orchestral duo play well with hospital patients

THE uplifting strains of live music from a top orchestral duo are striking a joyful note with hospital patients. Two accomplished players from the NEW Sinfonia orchestra are making regular visits to the busy rehabilitation unit at Wrexham Maelor Hospital to perform a selection of favourites ranging from jazz numbers to traditional Welsh tunes. Patients who […]

One of Wales’ Fast Growth companies opens new office as part of expansion plans

A WREXHAM-based firm, which is one of Wales’s fastest growing companies, has launched a new office as part of its ambitious expansion plans. Rawson Digital, based on Wrexham Industrial Estate, supplies and maintains photocopiers and printers across North Wales and the North West, was last year named at the number 14 slot in the Wales […]

Pioneering hospice hailed as one of Wales’s great success stories

Wales’s top nurse has hailed a pioneering hospice that serves Flintshire as one of the nation’s greatest healthcare success stories. The Chief Nursing Officer for Wales, Professor Jean White, will be reporting her findings to the Welsh Government following a visit to St Kentigern Hospice in St Asaph. Prof White, who is also Nurse Director […]

High-flying travel agency lands top industry award

A high flying travel agency business has landed a top industry honour after a major expansion. Businesswoman Nia Hughes, who runs Orme Travel in Rhos-on-Sea, received a special recognition award at the 2017 Global Travel Group conference of independent agencies, held in Spain. After five years of consistent growth from her base in Penrhyn Bay, […]

Delight as derby match bubble is burst

A police boss has hailed the decision to “burst the bubble” after travel restrictions on fans were lifted for the next football derby between Wrexham and Chester as a victory for common sense. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones was delighted to learn to learn that there will be a return to normal policing […]

It’s oarsome to be racing again, says rower Sian

A rower who was in such excruciating pain she couldn’t walk properly is now racing again after a hip replacement operation by a surgeon who has just scooped a top award. Anglesey holiday cottage manager and fitness enthusiast Sian Davies paid tribute to orthopaedic consultant Mr Muthu Ganapathi for turning her life around. She was […]