Charity

Caring staff drive appeal to honour F1 racing hero

Big hearted staff at a care home in Wrexham have been helping drive forward a fundraising appeal honouring Grand Prix racing hero Tom Pryce. The energetic team of carers and friends of Pendine Park’s Hillbury House Care Home used pedal power to get behind the £50,000 appeal to erect a statue in memory of the late […]

Colourful carnival finale to summer activities for Wrexham charity centre

YOUNG shoppers were transported to the plains of Africa in a colourful finale to summer holiday activities raising money for a Wrexham centre which supports disabled children and their families. Youngsters visiting Eagles Meadow shopping centre in Wrexham made the most of an animal mask-making workshop with a choice of fantastic creatures such as elephants, big […]

Storage company backs kit donation for young African footballers

Young footballers in West Africa will soon be pulling on the football shirts of a Vale of Clwyd club when they turn out for matches after a chance encounter in The Gambia. Craig Morris, who manages the Lock Stock storage parks in Rhyl and Flint, has persuaded his bosses at Wales’s biggest self-storage company to […]

Cash boost for charity which rescues greyhounds from the food shops of China

A charity that rescues racing greyhounds which could be destined for the food shops of China has been backed by a £500,000 fund run by a leading North Wales law firm. Flintshire-based Almost Home Dog Rescue take dogs of all breeds but have increasingly found themselves rescuing greyhounds bred for the track who have failed […]

Daring duo’s skydive to raise money for children’s hospice

Two daredevil workmates have taken “a leap of faith” in aid of a children’s hospice charity. Nick Mayer and Molly Cadle, who work as client administrators at criminal record checks company Disclosure Services in Wrexham, both did a tandem skydive to raise money for Hope House. They jumped out of a speeding plane 10,000 ft […]

Wrexham youngster with rare condition which means he loves to smile and laugh helps to champion summer events raising money for charity which help his family

A WREXHAM youngster with a rare condition which means he loves to smile, laugh and give hugs a lot is helping to champion a series of summer holiday events raising money for a charity centre which is a ‘lifeline’ for his family. Jake Edwards-Owen, 13, and his mum Helen visited Eagles Meadow shopping centre in […]

Mancot mum gets tough on cancer by taking part in 10 mile obstacle course

A MANCOT mum is getting tough on cancer by taking part in a 10-mile obstacle course to mark her father’s recovery from the disease. For the second year running, Delyth Jones, a customer services representative for McCarthy Distribution, on Wrexham Industrial Estate, has signed up with a group of 10 friends for the Tough Mudder […]