Month: September 2020

Lawyer suffered PTSD after defending Jack the Ripper-style serial killer

Defending a serial killer who mutilated the bodies of his victims like Jack the Ripper caused a solicitor to have post-traumatic stress disorder and led to a devastating mental health breakdown. Gay slayer Peter Moore stabbed to death four men across North Wales exactly 25 years ago in a horrific killing spree that echoed aspects […]

Mazda2 road test by Steve Rogers

A friend admiring the Maz2 asked the usual question: Did I like it? I hesitated and then said it was an okay car but I would sooner have a Volkswagen Polo which pleased her because she drives a VW Up. I could also have said Citroen C3, Ford Fiesta or Peugeot 208. Which is why […]

Recycled doves take flight to spread message of hope at care home

A spectacular art installation featuring hundreds of doves made from plastic milk bottles is sending out a message of hope from a care home. They have been crafted by the art class members at the Pendine Park care organisation in Wrexham who also wanted to highlight the importance of recycling. The delightful arc of doves […]

Twenty years on mum of six achieves her dream to become a nurse

A mum-of-six has finally fulfilled her dream of becoming a nurse 20 years after she gave up her studies to have a baby – overcoming the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic in the process. Katherine Cummings, from Coedpoeth, near Wrexham, is now celebrating both her graduation and that baby, her eldest son, going to Cambridge […]

Police boss delighted to cop quartet of awards for openness

A police boss has spoken of his pride after receiving an award for the fourth year running for the open and transparent way he and his staff work. The office of North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones has once again been presented with a Transparency Quality Mark by CoPaCC, an organisation that monitors […]

Containerville North Wales as storage giant builds Deeside business park

Shovels are in the ground for a revolutionary new business park in North Wales that combines storage and office space – all built from containers. The new Interlinq site in Sandycroft, on Deeside, close to the A55 North Wales Expressway is to be built for Denbigh-based Lock Stock Self-Storage, the UK’s largest containerised storage company. […]

The pie’s the limit for Kerry and baker’s dozen of heroes

A bakery’s pie expert is celebrating two major achievements in his career – 30 years with the firm and making millions of award-winning products. Kerry Wilson who joined the Wrexham-based Village Bakery straight from school in 1990 was among a baker’s dozen of staff to receive long service awards. Vouchers for £250 were presented to […]