Charity

Donors rally round to save food bank after police chief’s appeal

An award-winning Conwy food bank has been saved from closure by a liferaft of generous donations following an appeal by North Wales’s policing chief. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones highlighted the perils faced by food banks after hearing that the Llanfairfechan Food Bank could be forced to shut because of restrictions brought […]

Rural regeneration agency offers cash for countryside epidemic battle

A special fund of over £50,000 has been set up to help rural communities across North East Wales battle the coronavirus epidemic. The cash is being administered by regeneration agency Cadwyn Clwyd who are appealing to local organisations to come forward and share in funds worth up to £3,000 each. It’s aimed at helping develop […]

Buckley boys brave the shave to support hero NHS workers

A group of Flintshire friends are shaving off their flowing locks to raise money to support NHS workers who are being pushed to the limits fighting the Coronavirus pandemic. Seven brave Buckley lads agreed to have their heads shaved after joining in last Thursday’s national Clap for Carers in support of NHS workers. The event […]

Bread of heaven from big-hearted bakers

A children’s hospice has thanked big-hearted bakers who made a special consignment of bread to help them keep going. The Village Bakery  delivered a special batch of honey and spelt bread to Hope House in Morda, near Oswestry, which also provides a service for families in North East Wales. Among the other recipients of the […]

Make food banks special case for rationing, urges police chief

Food banks should be made a special case when it comes to food rationing by supermarkets, according to a top policing chief. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones made the appeal after news that an award-winning Conwy food bank could be forced to close by a double-whammy of restrictions brought in to tackle […]

Corwen community group appeals for donations and volunteers to fight epidemic

A call has gone out for volunteers to help isolated and vulnerable people in the Corwen area as the coronavirus pandemic spreads. The appeal has come from South Denbighshire Community Partnership (SDCP), a locally-based and grant-funded community charity for the people of the Edeyrnion district. SDCP, which provides a range of community services ranging from […]

Kind-hearted truck driver Matt thanks Wrexham finance firm for helping help the homeless

A KIND-HEARTED truck driver who helps feed the homeless every week without fail has thanked a Wrexham finance firm for collecting food, bedding and warm clothing to give to rough sleepers. Matt Pyne, 42, has been taking supplies to the homeless community in Wrexham for the past four years and after hearing about his selfless […]

Eisteddfod fundraiser will be a knockout

A knockout evening of chocolate and wine is being organised to raise money for the National Urdd Eisteddfod in Denbigh. There will also be auction during the event at the Brookhouse Mill at 7pm on Thursday, March 26 – and one of the lots will be a boxing glove signed by the legendary boxer, Sir […]