Business

Power surge from Audi

Review by Steve Rogers THEY have gone power mad at Audi with a string of super quick models. Audi Sport, the company’s high performance team, has been beefing up models right across the range with new engines pumping out incredible power. And the appetite for cars that look like every day family transport but go […]

Couple become TV stars in glamping pod made from Ifor Williams cattle trailer

A national TV audience has seen how a young designer turned his dream of building a luxury glamping pod into reality with the help of Europe’s top trailer maker. Sam Thompson bought himself a pre-owned Ifor Williams livestock trailer for just £4,000 and then spent another £11,000 transforming it into a real transport of delight […]

DS7 Crossback Ultra Prestige launch report

By Steve Rogers A NEW car brand is a big event and some are bigger than others. This one is big because of its name. The Citroen DS of 1955 was the most significant car of the 20th century changing the face of motoring with its futuristic design and cutting edge technology. Now that name […]

Bodybuilder Samantha makes the right call

A phone store manager who “never exercised” in her life has gone from a standing start to becoming one of the UK’s top bodybuilders. Samantha Ellis, who manages the EE store at Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre, in Wrexham, fits an ultra-tough training regime around her full on work day, and is building up her muscle […]

Final Call for Pendine International Voice of the Future competition

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is seeking talented young soloists to enter before the March 2nd deadline so they can vie for the prestigious title A “sensational” soprano who won one of the main prizes at an international festival is urging young soloists from around the world to enter this year’s competition to launch their […]

Top builder uses historic local quarry for slate for new health centre

Slate from an historic Blaenau Ffestiniog quarry has been used by an award-winning builder to roof the town’s new health centre. Anwyl Construction used the distinctive dark blue and grey slate from the Cwt y Bugail Quarry and Welsh slate walling from a local supplier to ensure a strong local connection with the area. The […]

New manager at Boots prides herself on taking a hands-on role

A woman who found the perfect prescription for success when she started work in the pharmacy department at Boots 30 years ago has just become manager of the chemist chain’s branch in Wrexham. Dawn Wynne, who joined straight from school at the age of 16 and this year notches up three decades with the company, […]

Builder helps charity raise £2.5K from Christmas tree collection

A popular local charity has received a late Christmas present thanks to the help of a leading local builder. Two HGV drivers from the Anwyl Group took time out of their busy schedule to collect discarded Christmas trees in return for donations to St Kentigern Hospice which totalled £2,500. Dave Jones and Steve Colclough worked […]

Culinary kids get a pizza the action

CULINARY whizz kids got in on a pizza the action when a Wrexham restaurant was transformed into a classroom for the morning. As part of its education programme, Pizza Express at the Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre invited along a group of budding master chefs from St Christopher’s School to make their own pizzas. The Year […]

Talented young printmaker Gethin puts his stamp on arts world with top award

A talented young North Wales designer currently taking the luxury fashion world by storm has just landed a prestigious award. Gethin Ceidiog Hughes, 26, from Denbigh, has added to his widespread acclaim by scooping the coveted Eirian Llwyd Memorial Award to honour artists who have shown outstanding dedication and creative talent in their field of […]