Month: May 2019

Dedicated band of volunteers keeping local cycle paths open

A dedicated band of two-wheeled volunteers is combining keeping over 80 miles of cyclepaths across Flintshire and Denbighshire open, repairing children’s bikes and protecting wildlife in the area. The North East Wales Cycle Path Volunteers are part of the nationwide network of the sustainable transport charity Sustrans dedicated to making it easier for people to […]

Reborn football club rises to the challenge

A village football club is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its rebirth in style. Coedpoeth United has  clinched a sponsorship deal with the award-winning Village Bakery which was founded in nearby Park Road. The club’s under 11s team will be stepping up to the under 12s age group next season when they will be playing […]

Rising star Rhodri makes his debut at international festival

One of the most talented young tenors in the UK will have a starring role at a concert to launch a top music festival. Welsh National Opera singer Rhodri Prys Jones will be performing at St Asaph Cathedral on Tuesday, June 25, at the curtain raiser for the acclaimed North Wales International Music Festival. The […]

Pioneering care home course gives Lucy a massive boost

A teenager with Asperger’s Syndrome was among a group of young people being helped into the world of work thanks to a pioneering partnership between the Prince’s Trust and a care organisation. Lucy Williams, 18, from Minera, was  one of four candidates to complete the three-week long Get into Care training course at Pendine Park […]

Ukelele band bring joy at care home and raise money for charity

A band of Anglesey ukulele players strummed their way into a Caernarfon care home to entertain residents – and to raise money for charity in the process. And as a result a new ukulele group is planned which will have its base at Bryn Seiont Newydd, Pendine Park Care Organisation’s centre of excellence for dementia […]

Women’s success helps clinch new two-year deal for Wrexham

Wrexham AFC have clinched a two-year sponsorship deal  – with the help of their women’s team. The club have signed a new agreement with long-term sponsors Ifor William Trailers for their distinctive logo to be on the front of all their home and away shirts until 2021. According to the iconic trailer firm, the club’s […]

Mercedes X-Class V6 road test by Steve Rogers

MEET the Mercedes X-Class, the poshest pick-up on the planet. The planet? Okay, that’s pushing it a bit but posh, pick-up and planet trip nicely off the tongue. There are lots of custom pick-ups layered in gleaming chrome with outrageous paint jobs strutting their stuff at the classic car shows but as far as a […]

Securing licence is a “big coup”

New venture as part of global network will boost growth at social enterprise after winning top award A social enterprise that’s just won a major UK award for its spectacular 300 per cent growth has launched a new commercial venture to help others follow in their footsteps. Creating Enterprise, a subsidiary of housing association Cartrefi […]

Solicitor Steph thanks Wrexham copier firm for helping her reach triathlon goals

A SOLICITOR with a budding triathlon career is targeting success on the world stage thanks to support from a Wrexham-based copier firm. Stephanie King, from Saltney, who is aiming for a best ever top 20 finish at the ITU World Triathlon Series in Switzerland in September, has been handed an ‘invaluable’ sponsorship boost by Rawson […]