Month: July 2019

Emotional minute’s applause for F1 hero Tom

Senior figures from the world of motor racing have thrown their weight behind an appeal to honour Formula 1 hero Tom Pryce to inspire future generations to chase their dreams just like he did. Former contemporaries of Tom joined were at the Tŷ Croes Circuit, on Anglesey, where a meeting led by the Historic Sports Car Club […]

Young people train for epic tall ship adventure

Young people with mental health issues from across North Wales preparing for an epic voyage aboard a tall ship later this year have been helped out by a £90,000 grant from the region’s policing chief. The aim is to find a 10-strong crew to help sail the vessel on a trip organised by mental health […]

Dragon boosted by Tesco listing for handcrafted cheese range

A trio of specialty cheeses produced by Wales’ oldest dairy farming co-operative have secured a listing on the shelves of Tesco stores across the nation. Tesco has signed an exclusive supermarket deal to stock South Caernarfon Creameries’ new Dragon Handcrafted range at large stores across Wales. The range includes a new Maplewood Smoked Cheddar, developed […]

Suzuki Attitude launch report by Steve Rogers

HERE’S a puzzler. How can the most exciting part of a car launch happen on water? The clue is Suzuki whose outboard marine engines are number one in the world and we had a 350hp V6 on the back, or should I say stern, of a six man inflatable dinghy for 40 mad but marvellous […]

Soham inquiry chief says Wrexham firm is helping to save lives

A former top civil servant who conducted the Soham inquiry following the horrific murders of two young schoolgirls says a North Wales criminal record checks company is helping to save lives. The comment from Lord Michael Bichard came during a visit to Wrexham-based Disclosure Services which owes its existence to the recommendations in his landmark […]

Sicilan cook Marina ditches plastic packaging for new range of meals

A Sicilian cook from is ditching plastic packaging to launch a new range of classic Italian meals contained in reusable pottery dishes. Marina Midolo, 51, will be unveiling her authentic lasagne made with homemade pasta at Llangollen Food Festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20. She set up her kitchen at her smallholding […]

Rush of orders for zero carbon homes

A company that makes revolutionary modular homes has got off to a flying start after clinching orders for 62 of its zero carbon properties – including some of Anglesey’s first council houses for decades. The news was revealed during the official opening of the factory of Creating Enterprise Modular Solutions on the Penrhos Industrial Estate […]

Wrexham care home residents spellbound by American choirs

A couple of hours after thrilling the audience at an international festival youngsters from two American award-winning choirs wowed a group of care home residents with a “spellbinding” performance. The junior and youth sections of the Colombian Children’s Choirs from Seattle visited the Pendine Park Care Organisation in Wrexham as part of a reciprocal agreement […]