Charity

Charity trek challenge complete for Wrexham finance firm PA

A PA at a Wrexham finance firm has raised hundreds of pounds for charity by trekking through a huge thunderstorm on a Slovenian mountain range. Fiona Clarke, who works for Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management, based in Regent Street, said her challenging trip started from the moment she arrived in the airport and ended with a […]

Boost for village youngsters

A youth group that’s going from strength to strength has been given a boost. The Cynwyd Youth Association have received a £500 donation from Ifor Williams Trailers who  have a factory in the village near Corwen. The organisation was officially established last summer and now meets twice weekly on the astro turf playground next to […]

Hospice makeover isn’t just any makeover

A group of big hearted shop workers jumped into action for a DIY SOS-style makeover at a hospice. But the facelift of the guest room at Nightingale House in Wrexham wasn’t just any facelift – it was done by staff from the Marks and Spencer store down the road at Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre. The […]

Brave girls raise £3K for children’s charity

Two brave little girls have raised over £3,000 for a charity that arranges dream trips to Disneyland Paris for disabled and sick children. Heidi Rogerson, nine, and Evie Davies, seven, who are both wheelchair-bound, took part in a five and a half mile sponsored walk in aid of Miles of Smiles which provides the magical […]

Tenpin bowling puts Wrexham charity for autistic youngsters in the frame

A Wrexham bowling alley is striking out to help a charity which supports children with autism. As part of its rolling programme to boost good causes, Tenpin at the Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre helping local charity Your Space to raise funds. The charity provides social opportunities, activities and clubs for 200 children and young people […]

A change for the better

A shopping centre has earned national recognition for the quality of its facilities for disabled people. The disabled toilets at Eagles Meadow in Wrexham have been accredited by learning disability organisation Mencap and included on a map of their approved locations. People with disabilities such as Cerebral Palsy, Motor Neurone Disease and Multiple Sclerosis, who […]

Intrepid restaurant manager Celine will zip through the air to raise cash for cancer charity

A fearless restaurant boss is serving herself up a hair-raising airborne challenge to raise thousands of pounds for a cancer charity. Celine Larnicol, manager of Pizza Express at the Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre in Wrexham, aims to notch up at least £2,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support by taking a heart-stopping zipwire ride which will see […]

Sional helps posties take on £7,000 peak challenge for Tŷ Gobaith

Five intrepid posties set to deliver a £7,000 boost to a children’s hospice are being helped on their way by a North Wales merchandising company. The Royal Mail team will be tackling the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge this weekend (July 1 and July 2) to conquer the tallest mountains in Britain, in aid of Tŷ […]

Dad Paul’s moonwalk to salute brave son, Ynyr

A father-of-two is bravely battling a brain tumour for a second time. Ynyr Yaxley’s sheer coolness and courage have inspired his father, Paul, to take part in an overnight marathon hike in aid of The Brain Tumour Charity. The circular 26-mile route, which starts and ends at the Eagles pub in Llanuwchllyn, will take the […]

GISDA honoured for work with homeless young people

A Gwynedd homelessness charity which has seen its workload rocket by 2500 per cent since its foundation almost 40 years ago has received a special award. GISDA, based in Caernarfon, were presented with the Welsh Language Champions trophy by North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones at his annual Community Awards at the Kinmel […]