Charity

Flintshire boss launches fundraising drive for hospice gym in memory of his father

A FLINTSHIRE businessman is launching a renewed fundraising drive for a Wrexham hospice in memory of his much-loved father. David Catherall is Managing Director of TDC Services, based on the Ewloe roundabout, which celebrated its 35th anniversary last year and supplies industrial cleaning equipment to firms across the world. TDC has a long track record […]

Trio of sporting legends on cue to snooker child abuse

Ex-goal ace Michael Owen and Wales rugby star Sam Warburton will be tackling a whole new ball game when they take on snooker legend Dennis Taylor in aid of a children’s charity. The trio of sporting heroes are joining forces with North Wales Business Club president Lord Gregory Mostyn to raise money for NSPCC Cymru/Wales […]

Rachel gets tough in memory of mum

A plucky teenager is in training for a tough physical challenge in memory of her mum who died from cancer. Student Rachel Charles, 18, who works as a server at the Frankie & Benny’s restaurant at Eagles Meadow in Wrexham, will be tackling the Race for Life Pretty Muddy five kilometre course at Alyn Waters […]

Remarkable paintings by artist with dementia to go on show

A fundraising exhibition will showcase the paintings of a Wrexham pensioner who rediscovered her artistic talent while living with dementia. Pat Rayfield did not take up watercolour painting until she was aged 85, after she was diagnosed with dementia. She went on to produce 150 artworks. Now following her death a year ago, aged 93, […]

Popular app puts kids at risk of being groomed online, warns police boss

A police boss has warned parents their children could be at risk of being groomed by paedophiles or being bombarded with sexually explicit messages on popular a social media app. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones spoke out after being briefed about the problem during a visit to the DangerPoint children’s safety centre […]

Hospice aims to strike jackpot

A hospice is aiming to strike the jackpot with a special tournament at a bowling alley. Teams of four people to go head to head in to raise money for Nightingale House in Wrexham at Tenpin at the town’s Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre. According to Eleni Morandi, there will be bags of prizes up for […]

Raising the roof in aid of Blue Sky charity

A young band is following in the footsteps of rock star Mike Peters to raise money for a charity that helps hospital patients. The Wrexham-based group, Gogs, are organising a charity gig in aid of Awyr Las/Blue Sky at the Starbucks café at the town’s Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre from noon to 5pm on St […]