Business

Trailer firm helps rally aces on road to success

Europe’s top trailer maker has clinched a second deal to provide the driving force behind one of the world’s leading rally teams. Ifor Williams Trailers has supplied two of its versatile Transporta trailers to Cumbria-based M-Sport which has a string of international titles and rally wins to its credit, including three FIA World Rally Championship […]

Expansion project brews up 30 per cent more business at Mold café

A £20,000 expansion project has helped brew up 30 per cent more business at an award-winning Mold café. Mold Town Mayor Tim Maunders was there to officially open the new extension at Lot 11 Express, on the corner of Chester Street and High Street, after owners took over the former shoe repair shop next door […]

Expanding developer clinches a share of £500 million building contract

A North Wales developer is celebrating after clinching a share of a £500 million 10-year construction contract with a top social housing provider. Brenig Construction are the approved contractor for all Flintshire-based Wales & West Housing schemes in North Wales worth up to £2.5 million as part of WWH’s commitment to building 6,000 new affordable […]

Corwen on course to be at the vanguard of the green revolution in Wales

Corwen is on course to be one of the greenest towns in Wales thanks to a ground-breaking energy project aimed at cutting local electricity bills and making money for renewable energy providers – and for the community. The town already has its own community hydro-electric project fed from the Pen y Pigyn Reservoir but now […]

Travel bosses party with Peter Andre after scooping top award

Bosses from a North Wales-based independent travel agency partied with Peter Andre after scooping a top award for the third year running at a prestigious industry conference. Don Bircham and Lindsey Barber of Hays Travel North West, which has its head office in Wrexham and runs stores across North Wales including Rhyl, Colwyn Bay, Mold, […]

Mazda3 road test by Steve Rogers

Right. I was ready to put the mockers on Mazda3 now that its muscle bound partner has joined the range. Well, who wants a common or garden hatchback over a bigger, stronger crossover SUV, and the car that nearly everyone is buying. These all conquering warriors come in all shapes and sizes – Mazda has […]

Toyota Camry road test by Steve Rogers

Toyota is turning into a company of comebacks. First we had Corolla, back after 13 years on gardening leave, and now the Camry has been given a second chance 15 years in exile. It’s a strange one because Camry was loved the world over – a staggering 19 million sold since 1982 – yet it […]

Microbrewery’s Christmas ale to protect Wales’s at risk bird species

An award-winning microbrewery has launched a special Christmas beer to help save North Wales’s threatened bird species. Dovecote Brewery in Denbigh are releasing their Turtle Dove tipple in memory of the bird made famous by the carol The 12 Days of Christmas and with part of the proceeds going to the Royal Society for the […]