Charity

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 […]

Care home staff and residents jump to it for children’s charity

Kind-hearted residents staff at a care organisation jumped to it and donned their festive finery for a children’s charity. Glitter, Rudolph and plenty of Santa’s were on show at Pendine Park’s office and training academy in Wrexham while their care homes across the town and in Caernarfon joined in. Head of shared services Jen Roberts […]

Top cheesemakers bring a slice of festive cheer to veterans

A dairy farmers’ cooperative has bought a slice of Christmas cheer to war veterans with a gift of top quality cheese. Expert cheesemakers South Caernarfon Creameries gave three and a half kilos of their finest Cavern Aged Cheddar, Cheddar & Leek and Caerffili cheeses to the Chelsea Pensioners at the annual Ceremony of the Christmas […]

Bakery star Floss completes toughest ever challenge in memory of her dad

A bakery worker raised more than £3,000 for an air ambulance charity in memory of her dad by taking part in a punishing 50-mile fell run. Florence Roberts, 26, who works at the Village Bakery in Wrexham, completed the Long Mynd Hike, in just over 12 hours, most of the time in total darkness. The […]

Top orchestra hits the right note for child safety charity

A celebrated North Wales orchestra will be the headline performers at a special  concert to raise money for a trailblazing child safety charity. NEW Sinfonia will be starring at St Asaph Cathedral on December 5 to support the  work of the DangerPoint centre in Talacre with young people across the region North Wales. A quartet […]

Nia defies doctor’s orders to take part in charity run

A Gwynedd musician-in-residence defied doctor’s orders to run a half marathon to raise money for a charity she cares passionately about. Nia Davies Williams, 46, who works at Pendine Park’s Bryn Seiont Newydd Care Home in Caernarfon, tackled the  Cardiff Half Marathon despite having badly bruised ribs. Nia, a leading authority on the use of […]

£500,000 appeal launched to equip hospice extension

A £500,000 appeal has been launched to equip an extension to a hospice which will help it double the number of people it supports. The fund-raising campaign got under way as the first sod was cut to mark the start of the work to build the £2.5 million development at St Kentigern Hospice in St […]