Business

Wrexham finance firm boss scales Montenegro mountain challenge

A WREXHAM finance firm boss has raised more than £3,500 after taking part in a marathon Montenegro mountain charity challenge. Medwyn Edwards, Joint Founding Director of Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management, completed the three-day, three-peak, 40-mile coastal challenge along the Dinaric Alps in Montenegro despite treacherous, torrential rain. It was his second trip to one of […]

Green deal as Johnstown bowlers land sponsorship with top storage company

A go-ahead crown green bowling club which runs 11 teams across three leagues and is celebrating its silver jubilee this year has landed a sponsorship deal to help fund its junior coaching sessions. Johnstown Bowling Club play in the Wrexham, Oswestry and Market Drayton Leagues and have over 70 members playing in 11 teams. They […]

New strip for football dads chasing title win thanks to Wrexham IT firm

A GROUP of dads who formed a football team for ‘a bit of fun’ are targeting another league title win in style thanks to the support of a new IT division at a Wrexham copier firm. Spartan Warriors FC are sponsored by Rawson Digital’s new firm, Rawson IT Services, based next door to the company’s […]

Kia Stinger road test by Steve Rogers  

A KIA capable of 170mph. We are having a laugh aren’t we? Nope, the Korean company that has won over the Brits with hatchbacks and crossovers has moved into the fast lane with a sports saloon destined to challenge the sporting hierarchy that is BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar. Enter the Stinger – what a […]

Hats off to head injury victim Cindie after charity helped her back from brink

A victim of depression from Kinmel Bay who suffered terrible head injuries in a desperate suicide attempt is now an ambassador for a charity which helps people with similar life-changing trauma. Cindie Vowles, from Kinmel Bay, is backing Headway and attended a charity event at leading North Wales law firm Swayne Johnson to draw attention […]

Magnificent Seven bakers rise to Three Peaks Challenge

A “magnificent seven” bakery staff are taking on an epic challenge to raise money for four charities close to their hearts. The adventurous group from the Village Bakery in Wrexham will be aiming to go from sea level to conquer the highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales, starting at 5pm on Saturday, June 22. […]

Catrin’s curves are a plus as she snaps up modelling contracts

A hospital worker who once had zero confidence in her own body image is on the way to becoming a catwalk sensation after making it through to the semi-finals of Miss Curvaceous UK. Catrin Stace-Jones, an operating department practitioner at Spire Yale hospital, Wrexham, is positive proof that a curvy woman can be glamorous having successfully […]

Hayley gets travel firm sponsorship to become first female to represent Wales at mixed martial arts European Championships

A CARE worker, who will become the first female to represent Wales in a prestigious mixed martial arts (MMA) competition, has had a big sponsorship boost from a fast-growing independent travel firm. Talented amateur fighter Hayley Barraclough, from Gwersyllt, Wrexham, has been selected to compete for her country in the unified International Mixed Martial Arts […]

The pie’s the limit for Welsh meat

A bakery has launched a new campaign to promote the use of Welsh lamb and beef. The Wrexham-based Village Bakery has secured accreditation to label their popular pies and slices as being made with Welsh meat which has Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status. The family have now teamed up with Meat Promotion Wales and one […]