Month: November 2020

Top private school offers free online lessons to young people across the UK

A kind-hearted private school is offering free access to online lessons in key subjects to any youngsters across the UK whose studies have been affected by Covid disruptions. The two hour evening sessions covering English, Maths and Sciences will be taught by experienced subject specialist teachers at Myddelton College, a Microsoft Global Showcase Independent School, […]

Covid forces county lines gangs to switch tactics and groom kids in care homes

A police boss fears children in care are being recruited by ruthless county lines drugs gangs. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones has been told the covid lockdown restrictions have forced crime overlords to change their “business model”. Instead of bringing in young runners from Merseyside and Manchester, it’s believed the gangs are […]

More psychiatric nurses needed to deal with Covid mental health crisis

A World Health Organisation warning about an explosion in cases of depression caused by the pandemic has led to a call for more people to apply to become mental health nurses by one of Wales’s leading training providers. Bangor University’s School of Health Sciences trains nursing students for the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, one […]

Giant dog Dash is a big winner

A giant Newfoundland dog called Dash has become big friends with care home residents in Caernarfon. Weighing in at more than 10st and standing three feet tall at the shoulders, Dash is a popular visitor to the Bryn Seiont Newydd dementia centre on the outskirts of town. So much so, that he’s won a competition […]

Prime Minister cops flack over misleading claims about police numbers in Deeside

Over-inflated claims by the Prime Minister around recruiting extra police officers have created confusion, say two North Wales politicians. Alyn and Deeside MS Jack Sargeant and North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones want to set out the facts around Boris Johnson’s misleading promise of significantly more officers for Deeside. During last year’s election […]

Trailer firm creates bio-secure mobile clinic for Corwen GPs

A big-hearted trailer firm has come to the rescue of a GP practice that desperately needed a separate clinical area to assess patients with Covid-19 symptoms. Ifor Williams Trailers worked with the doctors at Corwen Family Practice to design and build a bespoke mobile clinic that’s now parked outside the town’s health centre in Green […]

Planners give green light to high tech homes that will provide £60m boost to local economy

The go-ahead has been given for 107 new homes in the Conwy Valley which are “ideal for homeworkers” and will provide a £60 million boost to the local economy. Conwy County Borough Council’s planning committee gave their blessing to the Maes-y-Felin scheme on the outskirts of Glan Conwy. According to Calon Homes, it will also […]