Month: July 2018

Oar-some progress lands Welsh rower Lucy her place at international tournament

A WELSH rower’s oar-some progress at club level has sealed her spot in the national team for a high profile international tournament against some of the UK’s top competitors. Lucy Iball, 25, who works for Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management, based at the former Wrexham Lager building in Wrexham, has been chosen to represent Wales at […]

New honour for “Angel of Llandudno”

A WOMAN who fled to Llandudno to escape her violent husband and is now devoting her life to helping other vulnerable people has been honoured by a police chief. Brenda Fogg arrived battered and bruised with her two children from her home in Manchester with nowhere to turn. All their possessions were contained in two […]

Police boss honours Rhyl Young Marshals

A PROJECT in Rhyl which has helped deter children as young as six from falling into the trap of anti-social behaviour and low level crime has been recognised by North Wales’s policing czar. West Rhyl Marshals, which is now in its 10th year and has worked with up to 70 young people at high risk […]

The Dragon roars

Farmers’ co-op continues to grow as it celebrates 80th anniversary A booming farmers’ co-operative has launched a recruitment drive for new members to supply milk after posting record sales of £45 million. The news was revealed by managing director Alan Wyn Jones at an open day to celebrate the 80th anniversary of South Caernarfon Creameries […]

North Wales travel firm completes phase of £1M store refurb programme

A FAST-GROWING North Wales travel firm has completed the next phase of a £1m store refurbishment programme. Bosses at Hays Travel North West, which has its head office in Wrexham, have finished a £200,000 transformation at three branches including the Mold store which was the first travel agency to be opened by Managing Director Don […]

New Jobs Bus hits the road in Conwy

A mobile jobs and training service has been launched to help unemployed people in Conwy find work. The new Jobs Bus is the brainchild of Creating Enterprise, a subsidiary set up by housing association Cartrefi Conwy. The social enterprise was the first of its kind in Wales when it was established four years ago and […]

Police boss honours community hero Kenny who turned his back on life of crime

A FATHER-OF-TWO who turned his back on a life of crime and has gone on to help scores of disadvantaged people in his beloved Caernarfon has received a special award from a policing czar. Kenny Khan, 56, has spent time behind bars during a colourful past but decided to change his ways and has now […]

750,000 trailers and counting as iconic firm celebrates diamond anniversary

Exports are booming as Europe’s biggest trailer maker celebrates two important milestones – its 60th anniversary and the 750,000th trailer rolling off the production line. Overseas sales now account for more than 30 per cent of the business at Ifor Williams Trailers which has a worldwide network of distributors. The iconic Welsh brand was established in […]

Top divorce lawyer joins leading law firm aiming to double in size

One of the most historic firms of solicitors in North Wales is recruiting key staff as part of ambitious plans to more than double the size of the business. Gamlins Law, who have offices in Rhyl, Denbigh, Ruthin, Abergele, Mold and Holywell, are aiming to increase their turnover to £10 million a year after being […]