Month: September 2020

Police boss calls for investigation into allegations of “discrimination” against Welsh speaking prisoners

A police boss is calling for an investigation into “worrying reports” of discrimination against Welsh speaking prisoners from across North Wales. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner, Arfon Jones, will be writing a letter to Nick Leader, the Governor of HMP Berwyn in Wrexham following allegations that inmates were threatened with the removal of privileges […]

Army of wellbeing champions created to support North Wales firms through Covid-19 crisis

A PIONEERING social enterprise is creating an army of Wellbeing Champions within businesses to support staff through the COVID-19 crisis. The project launched by RCS was originally piloted before the pandemic hit, but it’s now been adapted and moved online, along with all the organisation’s other support services for firms and their employees. The aim […]

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. […]