Business

Festival-goers get a taste of Welsh and international language of coffee

Thousands of food lovers got a taste of the Welsh language at a popular festival – as well as the international language of coffee Organisers of the Llangollen Food Festival were thrilled with the turn-out over two bustling days at the popular event which has been hailed as one of the highlights in the UK’s […]

Top AA storage and distribution grading for Wrexham distribution firm

A WREXHAM distribution firm is celebrating a major business boost after gaining top grades for a vital storage standard certification at its new £3m warehouse. The team at McCarthy Distribution are delighted by news the company has been awarded AA status following a recent inspection for the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standard for Storage […]

Food festival will bring £400k boost to Llangollen

Thousands of food lovers will be beating a path to Llangollen this weekend to sample the culinary delights of the town’s annual food festival. The Llangollen Food Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday at the international pavilion which is where Wales meets the world at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod every summer. The […]

Textile designer uses Anglesey Sea Salt as finishing agent for new Samurai-inspired denim scarves

An ancient fabric dye favoured by Japanese Samurai warriors for its natural antibacterial qualities has inspired a textile designer to create a new collection of high fashion scarves. Talented designer Gethin Ceidiog Hughes, 27, from Denbigh, in North Wales, has launched the Japanese denim scarves using indigo dye and techniques mastered by traditional weavers – […]

Vauxhall Insignia GSi Grand Sport road test by Steve Rogers

THE first words to come from my wife after driving the Vauxhall Insignia were ‘how much does this car cost’? All but £39,000 says I. ‘What! she says with the irritated tone of Maggie Smith’s Dowager Countess in TV’s Downton Abbey. ‘It hasn’t got a reversing camera’. The conversation descends into ‘of course it has’ […]

Young entrepreneurs launch eco-friendly products at Llangollen Food Festival

A teenager from Afonwen is among a group of young entrepreneurs are launching a new range of eco-friendly products at a food festival. The students from the Northop campus of Coleg Cambria will be selling fruit bowls made from vinyl LP records, herbs planted in empty food cans and coasters made from Scrabble tiles at […]

Two Wrexham finance bosses take two wheels to raise money for hospice

TWO Wrexham finance bosses are taking to two wheels and cycling 240 miles from Vietnam to Cambodia to raise money for a hospice. In an effort to boost their fundraising for Nightingale House Hospice, Medwyn Edwards and James Parry, Directors of Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management took part in an eight-hour relay static bike ride outside […]

Popular race will be a record breaker

A popular half marathon will be celebrating its 25 anniversary next year with a record number of runners – with one of the founders helping to hand out the medals. Around 3,500 competitors from around the UK are expected to take part in the Village Bakery Half Marathon on Sunday, February 16. Everybody who completes […]