Charity

Easter eggs-travaganza at Eagles Meadow will boost children’s hospice

AN Easter ‘eggs’travaganza event at a Wrexham shopping centre will kick start a major boost for a children’s hospice charity. Shoppers at Eagles Meadow have been treating the shallow pool at the top of the centre’s Spanish Steps like a wishing well and throwing in their loose change The latest batch of money is being […]

‘Eggs-cellent’ family fun at Eagles Meadow

Children can enjoy some ‘eggs’cellent family fun during the Easter holidays at Eagles Meadow shopping centre in Wrexham. The popular shopping hub will play host to an array of free Easter themed activities on Saturday April 20 from 11 am to 4 pm. ‘Eggs’cited young shoppers and their families will find a special marquee, set […]

Cheesemakers at South Caernarfon Creameries launch campaign to support people in North Wales with dementia

CHEESEMAKERS at Wales’s oldest dairy co-operative South Caernarfon Creameries have launched a campaign to support people with dementia in their community. Staff based at the co-operative’s headquarters at Chwilog near Pwllheli have undergone training from experts at the Alzheimer’s Society to become ‘dementia friends’. A dozen workers at South Caernarfon Creameries took part giving them […]

IT expert who broke both legs in horrific accident inspires fundraising drive

An IT expert who broke both legs in a horrific horse riding accident has inspired his colleagues to launch a fundraising campaign for the emergency service he credits with saving his life. Dave Murfitt, 46, is head of IT at the Wrexham-based online criminal record checks firm, Disclosure Services, which has made the Wales Air […]

Wrexham finance firm boss in Montenegro mountain challenge

A WREXHAM finance firm director is donning his walking boots to take part in a marathon charity trek in the mountains of Montenegro. Medwyn Edwards, Joint Founding Director of Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management, has signed up for the three-day, three-peak, 40-mile coastal challenge along the Dinaric Alps in Montenegro. It will be his second trip […]

Britain’s Got Talent dance sensation Signature to headline charity ball

BRITAIN’S Got Talent dance sensation Signature will take centre stage at a charity ball organised by a Wrexham businessman to raise funds for children with a rare disease. The world’s number one Michael Jackson dance tribute, who came runners up in the second series of the hit TV talent show and have been complimented by […]

Retired HGV driver Roy, 92, celebrates his silver wedding anniversary in style

A 92-year-old HGV driver who met his wife across a Post Office counter is celebrating his silver wedding anniversary in style. Roy Judge and his wife Vivien, 66, joined party-goers at a glamorous Tea and Tiara event at the Tabernacle venue in Llandudno. The event was one of three sessions organised by Culture Action Llandudno […]

More than 140 referrals made to authorities over child neglect in North Wales

A children’s charity has revealed that more than 140 referrals were made to authorities over child neglect concerns in North Wales over the last year. According to NSPCC Wales Appeal Board Chairman Alan Peterson, it is contacted on average 55 times a day by adults from across the UK worried about neglect. The charity’s helpline […]