Business

Couple make flower business blossom

Business is blossoming for a busy florist which now numbers Strictly champ Stacey Dooley among its customers. Blooming Gorgeous opened in Rhuddlan less than two years ago but already they’ve had to move to bigger premises in Prestatyn to cope with demand. It’s been a labour of love for partners Ed Furber and Pete Fletcher […]

Kind-hearted team pack shoeboxes with Christmas joy

Kind-hearted workers from a criminal record checks company have been helping to pack a record 60,000 shoeboxes taking the magic of Christmas to poverty-stricken children around the world. Ten members of staff from Disclosure Services in Wrexham volunteered to lend a hand to the Llay-based international relief organisation, Teams4U, set up by charity legend Dave […]

Record breaking 80 awards for South Caernarfon Creameries as cheese and butter  

Wales’ oldest dairy farming co-operative is celebrating a record scoop of 80 awards after impressing judges with their expanding range of innovative Welsh-made cheeses and butter made with Welsh milk. Foodie experts across the UK awarded twenty gold awards to South Caernarfon Creameries in 2019, including top prizes for a unique new Smoked Cheddar made […]

North Wales’s most haunted –the Salusbury Arms and its seven ghosts

A village inn in the Vale of Clwyd claims to be the most haunted pub in North Wales after being home to seven ghosts. An exorcism a few years ago whittled that down to three but the Salusbury Arms in Tremeirchion, which features in the Domesday Book, is still certainly spook central. Locals from the […]

Lexus UX road test by Steve Rogers

This is going to sound ridiculous but I lost my rag with the car’s voice control. Yes, it is a computer and cannot answer back but after numerous attempts to change the radio station – the answer was that it couldn’t find the street – I shouted ‘forget it’ followed by a few more insults. […]

Company bosses urged to join the war against climate change

Company bosses in Wrexham are being urged to reduce their use of packaging and plastic waste in the war against climate change. The plea came from Wrexham AM Lesley Griffiths, who is also the Welsh Government Minister for the Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, at the annual dinner of Wrexham Business Professionals. The group is made […]

Wrexham IT firm beds in with Llay company set to expand further in Irish dairy farm market

A WREXHAM IT firm is helping an animal bedding company expand into the Irish dairy market following a £1 million investment. Wrexham Industrial Estate-based Rawson IT Services has won the contract to provide a managed IT service for Platts Animal Bedding, based in Llay, which manufactures and supplies specialist animal bedding, primarily for cattle in […]

Special award for narrowboat legend Peter

A narrowboat legend was honoured at a glittering ceremony to celebrate a record year in the North Wales tourism industry. Over the years Peter Jones, proprietor of Jones the Boats, has ferried tens of thousands of passengers over the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct which is a World Heritage Site. But after more than 25 years, the 83-year-old […]

TV firm flying high after programme is sold to 50 countries and wins top award

A documentary programme that reveals the inside story of how the giant wings of the Airbus A380 ‘superjumbo’ make their first journey has been sold to be shown in 50 countries worldwide. The global co-production was led by North Wales television company, Cwmni Da, who are also celebrating after the series about the world’s tides […]