Month: August 2017

Silver surfer Don, 82, stars with Twist and Pulse duo

Britain’s Got Talent street dance duo Twist and Pulse, fire artists, free runners and an 82 year old silver surfer were among the stars of an action-packed fun day. The dynamic London-based dancers, runners-up in the hit TV talent show, wowed the audience at the Big Day Out organised by housing association Cartrefi Conwy. Hundreds […]

Bakery set to join upper crust with awards double

A top bakery is hoping to rise to the occasion and clinch an awards double. The Village Bakery has been shortlisted as a finalist in two categories at the bakery Oscars, the Baking Industry Awards, next month. The glittering ceremony is being held at the Hilton Hotel in Park Lane, London, on September 6. Their […]

Flamboyant Italian pianist stars at top music festival

One of the world’s top young pianists will be starring at a music festival. The flamboyant Italian, Federico Colli, 29, will be appearing at the North Wales International Music Festival at St Asaph Cathedral at 7:30pm on Thursday, September 21. He has quickly forged a reputation as one of the world’s top young pianists after […]

Trailer firm helps make it easier to log onto the internet in some of the wildest places

A North Wales trailer firm is helping to bring internet access to places that conventional systems cannot reach. A small fleet of rugged domestic trailers built by Ifor Williams Trailers have been supplied by the company’s main distributor in Scotland’s North Highlands for conversion into platforms to carry a piece of highly sophisticated electronic kit […]

Rubicon Garden Rooms wins seal of approval from consumer watchdog

A North Wales garden room company has become the first of its kind to win the seal of approval from a customer watchdog. The Buy With Confidence scheme, run by Trading Standards teams around the UK, has welcomed Deeside-based Rubicon Garden Rooms as a member. It links consumers with local businesses that have given their […]

Hospice saviour steps down

A hospice chairman who helped save it from closure when it was in dire financial straits and turned into a model of excellence has announced he is stepping down in the autumn. Trefor Jones said he had enjoyed “seven wonderful years” at the helm of St Kentigern Hospice in St Asaph. He will be succeeded […]

Young mum Alleisha dreams of a construction career as a joiner

A young mum has been hailed as a role model as she embarks on a career in the construction industry. Alleisha Carey’s dream of becoming a joinery specialist is coming true thanks to a partnership between award-winning builder Anwyl Construction and the charity close to Prince Charles heart, The Prince’s Trust. The 24-year-old from Shotton, […]

New job in charge of eatery is a real homecoming for Laura  

It was a case of back to the future for Laura Clark when she landed the top job at a busy restaurant in a Wrexham shopping centre. That’s because 33-year-old Laura was part of the original staff team that launched Frankie & Benny’s at Eagles Meadow when the centre first opened for business back in […]