Charity

Historic memorabilia of two Anglesey air aces is handed over to museum

Historic memorabilia from the home of a pioneer aviator has been donated to the island of Anglesey where he took off from on his most famous flight and where he lived for over 30 years. And detective work by the Isle of Anglesey Council’s Archives Department has revealed that while some of the material belonged […]

Art attack on homelessness in Flintshire  

A housing association helped raise money for a charity which protects thousands of people at risk of losing their homes. Cartrefi Conwy sponsored a major networking event in Flintshire at which business leaders from across North Wales had the chance to bid at an auction where work by some of the country’s most distinguished artists went […]

Halloween fun in aid of children’s hospice

Ghouls, vampire and zombies are hoping to raise a coffin full of charity cash with a weekend of Halloween fun. Staff at the Frankie & Benny’s restaurant at the Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre in Wrexham are donning scary outfits for a weekend of horror-filled fundraising for children’s hospice Hope House. The organisation needs to raise […]

Delivery firm Delsol goes pink for charity 

Staff at a North Wales delivery company have helped raise funds for charity, by donning pink outfits for the day. Drivers and office staff at parcels and pallets firm Delsol were among thousands of people across the UK taking part in the Breast Cancer Now charity’s Wear It Pink day. The annual event has raised […]

Shoe Aid charity takes first step in Wales thanks to Rhos business

A charity launched by the survivor of a terrifying road crash has gained its first foothold in Wales, thanks to a Rhos-on-Sea shoe shop owner. Hal Holmes-Pierce kickstarted Shoe Aid in North Wales after being shocked by statistics revealing millions of discarded good-quality shoes go to landfill every year while the poverty-stricken walk around in […]

Amazing Maisy the wonder dog comes to Bernadette’s rescue

The five-year old Golden Labrador enables disabled former nurse Bernadette Clutton, 55, to live independently. The caring pooch is a trained disability dog and helps Bernadette undress, collects her emergency medication basket and can even help her roll over in bed, as well as switching lights on or off and opening or closing doors. According […]

Store staff get physical for cancer charity

Big hearted store staff were put through their paces to raise money for a cancer charity. The team at Marks and Spencer at the Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre in Wrexham did a high intensity work-out in aid of Macmillan Cancer Care. Among them was store manager George Lees who entered into the spirit of the […]

Hospice gears up to raise a car boot full of cash

A hospice is gearing up for a series of fund-raising events with a difference – the first car boot sales in North Wales to be held in a multi-storey car park. The sales in aid of the Nightingale House Hospice in Wrexham will take place at the car park at the town’s Eagles Meadow Shopping […]

Top builders team with Prince’s Trust to beat construction skills shortage

Leading construction firm The Anwyl Group are teaming up with The Prince’s Trust to help get more young people into construction. The Flintshire-based construction company will this month run a three-week course to give 11 unemployed young people from North East Wales a taste of working life on a construction site. They are working with […]

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 […]