Month: January 2020

Mum-of-three with dementia rides off into the sunset after recreating iconic music video

A former care worker with Alzheimer’s Disease tracked down an old school pal who’s a famous TV director to make a touching documentary programme to prove there is life after dementia. Mother-of-three and grandmother-of-five Eirlys Smith, 59, from Menai Bridge, on Anglesey, lost touch with Tim Lyn, 58, who now lives in Llansteffan, near Carmarthen, […]

World premieres and yoga are just what the doctor ordered at top music festival

Music lovers attending a top festival will be treated to 18 world premieres of new works – along with a yoga and a foot massage session. The two-day Bangor Music Festival that’s being held at Pontio arts centre, Bangor on Friday and Saturday, February 14 and 15, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a packed […]

Care home residents all shook up at Elvis party

Care home residents were all shook up when they paid tribute to King of Rock ‘n’ Roll in style on what would have been his 85th birthday. The spirit of Elvis was in the building at Pendine Park’s Highfield House as the residents and staff danced the sounds of his famous hits including Blue Suede […]

Brave Ceri overcomes traumas to become mental health champion

A woman who overcame a series of traumas including being diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer has become a mental health champion at the housing association where she works. Along with 13 other colleagues, Ceri Twist, 46, has been named as a mental health Champion at Cartrefi Conwy where she is the Independent Living Manager. Ceri […]

Vicious gangs target vulnerable pensioners in their 60s and 70s

A record number of victims of modern-day slavery and human trafficking are coming to light in North Wales – including pensioners in their 60s and 70s. According to North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones, 2019 saw a 60 per cent increase in cases, from 63 to around 100, with the majority of cases […]

Popular TV twins Deian a Loli need to regenerate like Dr Who

Calling budding young actors! A massive search has been launched to find two youngsters to take over the title roles in the hit TV series, Deian a Loli, about a mischievous pair of twins with secret super powers. Production company Cwmni Da are looking for two child actors to take over the main characters because the […]

Expansion project brews up 30 per cent more business at Mold café

A £20,000 expansion project has helped brew up 30 per cent more business at an award-winning Mold café. Mold Town Mayor Tim Maunders was there to officially open the new extension at Lot 11 Express, on the corner of Chester Street and High Street, after owners took over the former shoe repair shop next door […]

Green-fingered schoolchildren help food distribution firm plant more than 500 trees

A GREEN-FINGERED group of schoolchildren have helped a growing food distribution firm plant more than 500 trees as part of an ongoing commitment to reduce the company’s carbon footprint. Harlech Foodservice, which has its headquarters on Parc Bwyd, Llanystumdwy, near Criccieth, enlisted the skills of 10 youngsters, aged between seven and 11 from nearby Ysgol […]

New Year £3k boost for Wrexham charity thanks to generous Christmas shoppers

A WREXHAM charity which supports disabled children and their families has received a new year boost after generous Christmas shoppers helped them raise more than £3,000. Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre hosted an array of Christmas activities, including a free Santa’s grotto, and pledged to give all donations to Dynamic, a centre for children and young […]