Month: April 2019

Paul’s Mighty Hike to raise money for cancer charity

A company boss is in training for a marathon trek to raise money for a cancer charity in memory of his mum. Paul Barlow, the chief executive of Wrexham-based online criminal record checks firm Disclosure Services, will be taking part in the 26-mile Mighty Hike around Ullswater, the second largest lake in the Lake District. […]

Dream comes true for young cellist Elin

A dream came true for a talented young cellist from Anglesey when she had the opportunity to perform with world renowned harpist Catrin Finch. Elin Taylor, 22, duetted with the former royal harpist during a concert for residents, relatives and staff at Pendine Park’s Bryn Seiont Newydd care home in Caernarfon thanks to a project […]

Trust fund grant helps charity teach young people life and garden skills

A Denbighshire allotment project by children’s charity Barnardo’s Cymru to help young people stay out of trouble and learn new skills has been backed by a £500,000 charity fund. The Gardening and Allotment Project at Brynhyfryd School, Ruthin, has been run by the charity to help young people from across Conwy and Denbighshire, including many […]

Bin Laden Porsche and Tiff’s thunder- Marc brings supercars to Saltney

A Porsche which once belonged to the Bin Laden family of Saudi Arabia and an Aussie supercar driven by former Top Gear presenter and racing driver Tiff Needell have been at photoshoots at a Saltney storage park. Lock Stock Self Storage’s River Lane site has been chosen as a backdrop by prestige motoring magazines like […]

Promotion-chasing Dragons net hat-trick sponsorship deal with travel firm

Promotion-chasing Wrexham Football Club have netted a hat-trick sponsorship deal with the UK’s fastest growing independent travel agency. Hays Travel North West, which has its head office in the town’s Lord Street, has pledged to sponsor the club’s Mold Road stand for the 2019/20 season. It’s the third season in a row that the travel […]

Only way is up for company boss after ditching plans to be mining surveyor

Paul Barlow’s schoolboy ambition to become a mining surveyor was deeply flawed. Not least because he hates enclosed spaces and working underground in the claustrophobic confines of a coal mine would have been his ultimate nightmare. Luckily, Paul came to his senses and joined Barclay’s Bank instead, a decision that paid dividends and led to […]

Rapidly rising copier firm launches new IT division creating four jobs

A GROWING Wrexham copier firm has launched a new IT division creating four new jobs. Rawson Digital, based in The Bridge Business Centre on Wrexham Industrial Estate, has created a new company to provide an IT support, consultancy, security and cloud service to new and existing customers. The new firm, which will be known as […]

North Wales TV company on the crest of a wave after Celtic first with global ambition

A television production company from North Wales took centre stage in the first ever collaboration involving four Celtic broadcasters. Caernarfon-based Cwmni Da sent crews to four continents, taking in 10 countries and the Arctic to film an ambitious £600,000 series about the world’s tides. The first programme in the three-part series called Llanw (Tide) will […]

Iconic trailer maker teams up with Lamborghini for Middle East launch

Iconic trailer firm Ifor Williams Trailers is celebrating the stylish launch of its new horsebox range in the Middle East – with the help of luxury sports car brand Lamborghini. The firm unveiled its sleek new HBX506 model in the United Arab Emirates amid the glitz and glamour of the 15th Dubai International Horse Fair […]

Generations join forces in “heart-warming” scheme

A firm bond between toddlers and older people has been established in Old Colwyn. The generations are joining forces for regular sessions called ‘Wee Ones Meeting Wise Ones’ at Y Fron community centre which is part of the independent living accommodation run by housing association Cartrefi Conwy. The heart-warming scheme sees mums taking their babies […]