Business

Store staff come steaming in with effort for Macmillan’s World Biggest Coffee Morning

Big-hearted staff at a Wrexham store are brewing up another special day of fundraising for a cancer support charity. After raising hundreds of pounds from the popular event over the past few years, the team at Boots at the Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre the will be steaming back into action on Friday September 29 as […]

Choir hits high notes to celebrate fifth birthday

A community choir that’s celebrating its fifth birthday has been hailed as the “eighth wonder of Wales”. The Wrexham Community Choir was formed in 2012 and has transformed the lives of its members who come from all walks of life. As part of their anniversary celebrations, they will be performing at the town’s Eagles Meadow […]

New bakers honoured as drive is launched to recruit another batch

A talented group of newly-qualified apprentices at a bakery have been hailed as stars of the future by the UK’s top trainer. According to Yvonne Evans, who was crowned Assessor of the Year by the Times Educational Supplement, the seven apprentices at the Village Bakery were “truly exceptional”. As a reward, they were each presented by […]

Business group hailed for creating confidence to invest in Wrexham

An influential business group helped pave the way for two major economy-boosting projects in Wrexham, it’s been revealed. According to Welsh Government Economy Secretary Ken Skates, the work of Wrexham Business Professionals was crucial when deciding to invest in the town. Mr Skates has announced the new Development Bank of Wales will be sited in […]

Double biomass boilers keep staff and customers warm at builders’ merchant

Customers and staff are now as warm as toast at the busy Jewson Llangefni branch following the installation of a mighty double biomass boiler system. The Anglesey builders’ merchant branch on the town’s industrial estate was, until recently, heated with oil boilers but to improve its energy performance Jewson has switched to a biomass system […]

Ladies and gents take to the road to raise funds for health charities

Dozens of smartly dressed motorcyclists will take to the roads of North Wales next week to raise funds for men’s health charities, with an event inspired by TV’s Madman Don Draper. The retro-themed Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride on Sunday September 24 involves more than 55,000 bike fans around the world donning their cravats, tweaking their moustaches, […]

Game-changer for £3 billion-a-year social care sector

The Welsh Government decision to include social care as one of five key priority areas for their new economic strategy has been hailed as a “potential game-changer” for the sector. According to Care Forum Wales, independent care homes and domiciliary care companies are now getting the recognition they deserve for the £3 billion-a-year contribution they help […]

Ice-cream entrepreneur expands empire with new restaurant by the seaside

A North Wales ice-cream entrepreneur is expanding her business empire by taking over a successful restaurant run by the same family for generations. Carrie Parisella is the new owner of Nino’s Restaurant, overlooking the promenade at Rhos on Sea, and plans to take on new staff to help her develop the business. Renamed as Parisella’s […]

Oh baby, what a great idea!

A go-ahead mum has set up a new business selling bespoke baby and toddler products and now has customers as far afield as France and New Zealand. Ceri Roberts, 36, who works as an administrator at the Next store in Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre in Wrexham had difficulty finding item with the name of her […]