Business

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Audi Q8 road test by Steve Rogers

Audi had one thing in mind for the Q8: Make it the best premium SUV money can buy. And the flagship of the Q family makes quite a statement with design lines a little more adventurous than we are used to. Compared to not so pretty Q7 the Q8, with its restyled in your face […]

Welsh rugby legends go head-to-head in the Isuzu Big Tow challenge

Two titans of Welsh rugby have gone head to head in an epic towing battle – with the help of Europe’s biggest trailer maker. Legendary Wales captain and British and Irish Lion Alun Wyn Jones and national teammate, Josh Navidi, were put through their paces in a ‘Big Tow’ contest staged by pick-up specialists Isuzu […]

Honesty box helps farm’s growing ice-cream business beat the virus

Honesty has been the best policy for an award-winning organic ice-cream business which has found lockdown salvation in farm gate sales after its summer events programme was wiped out by the pandemic. Chilly Cow ice cream,based in the Vale of Clwyd, set up a portable freezer and an honesty box at Stryt Faw, Llanychan, near […]

Starring role for Welsh Cakes in royal couple’s virtual tour

A bakery’s iconic Welsh Cakes have been chosen for a starring role in a food-related royal virtual tour of the UK. The Wrexham-based Village Bakery has featured on the social media channels of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, looking back at their previous visit to the bakery and […]