Month: September 2018

Kind-hearted Ross has the X-Factor

A YOUNG graduate who started going to church because so many of the clients he cares for are religious is in the running for a top award. Ross Camacho’s dedication was rewarded when he was shortlisted as a finalist at the prestigious Wales Care Awards, know as the social care Oscars. He began attending Cornwall […]

Holyhead Hawks score new kits from Anwyl Homes

The junior team at Holyhead Rugby Football Club has scored with new kits from leading residential developer Anwyl Homes. The housebuilder, currently building two, three and four bedroom homes at its Tyddyn Bach development in Llaingoch, has provided a full set of new shirts, shorts and socks for the athletic youngsters, all of which feature […]

Honda Civic road test by Steve Rogers

HERE’S a car that proves size doesn’t matter. Would you believe that under the bonnet of this Honda Civic is a mere one-litre petrol engine, and a feisty one at that. Not so long ago you would want at least a 1.6 litre to carry a family hatchback. Not anymore. The world is demanding a […]

Wrexham copier bless with new contract for Chester Cathedral

A WREXHAM copier firm has been blessed with a new contract at Chester Cathedral. The rapidly expanding Rawson Digital, based on Wrexham Industrial Estate, has struck up the new partnership with the historic attraction to supply four new Xerox devices which will be responsible for producing all the printed material for important religious worship and […]

Inspiring Simon overcomes redundancy to be in the running for top care award

A Cardiff man who discovered a whole new career as a carer following a double redundancy blow is now in line for a top national award. After 20 years working in retail, Simon James, 46, was left wondering what his future held when he lost his job with Woolworths and then high street video retailer […]

Caring Helen hailed as a hero of social care

Three years after picking up a prestigious award a Llantrisant woman is now in line for a second honour after being hailed as a “hero and a role model”. For despite being promoted to a more senior position Helen Rees has shown that she has not lost the “common touch”, a quality which has earned […]

Hero care worker Liz lands in running for top award

A retail manager turned care worker who has transformed the lives of her clients by helping them to fulfil their dreams is in line for a top industry award. Liz Williams, 54, quit her retail management position 17 years ago to follow her heart into social care and “give something back” to the community. The […]

Spectacular display of forget-me-nots to remember the fallen of the Great War

A group of artistic care home residents have created a spectacular display of hundreds of forget-me-nots to remember the soldiers who perished in the First World War. The vibrant blue flowers will be used to decorate the pillars at St Asaph Cathedral during the North Wales International Music Festival which gets under way on Saturday […]

New chief constable pledges to protect victims and combat crime overlords

The new chief constable of North Wales has revealed how investigating the horrific triple murder of a young mother and her two children gave him a passion for protecting the victims of domestic violence. Gulf war veteran Carl Foulkes, who hails originally from Caergwrle, near Wrexham, was speaking after his appointment was confirmed by the […]

Chef to the stars will champion local produce at world famous food festival

A former royal chef and another who worked at the iconic Sydney Opera House are joining forces to champion local produce at a food festival. Graham Tinsley MBE, who has tickled the taste buds of world leaders, the Queen and Prince Charles on numerous occasions, will be showcasing local talent as well as the best of […]