Community

Big-hearted Ann bakes pink dragon cake to boost fund in aid of brave little Nova

A fund-raising campaign for a brave little girl battling an incurable disease has been given a big boost – in the form a giant pink dragon cake. Three year old Nova Martin-Roxburgh needs three specialist supportive body suits to help her walk when she gets older. Ann Chapman, the manager of Pendine Park’s Bodlondeb care […]

Police boss plans to put more bobbies on beat in North Wales

A police boss has pledged to put more bobbies on the beat in North Wales. The region’s newly-elected police and crime commissioner, Andy Dunbobbin, says he will increase the number of officers and staff during his three-year term of office. He also promised to improve the technology at their disposal so police officers could spend […]

PACT unlocks skills for young people hit hard by pandemic lockdown

An environmental project that aims to give workplace skills to young people hit hard by the pandemic lockdown has been backed by a community charity. The Friends of the Cob on Marsh Road in Rhyl have had their joinery workshop equipped with brand new tools by the North Wales Police and Community Trust (PACT). The […]

Sun, rain and even air – village hall gets greener thanks to windfarm windfall

A Vale of Clwyd village hall could be the greenest in Wales literally thanks to a windfall from a renewable energy giant. The building at Llanbedr DC, near Ruthin, dates back to the First World War but it’s very 21st century thanks to a brand-new air-source heating system. That’s been installed by award-winning green energy […]

Police boss pitches in with cash seized from criminals

Derelict old tennis courts are to be transformed into a state-of-the-art floodlit all-weather sports and leisure area thanks to cash seized from criminals. The junior footballers in Rhostyllen, near Wrexham, will soon be able to train on the new MUGA – multi-use games area – instead of spending £200 a month to pay for 45-minute […]

Felinheli football club seeks recipe for success

An ambitious village football club has unveiled a new kit and new sponsor for its first season in the inaugural Lock Stock Ardal North West Division – and they’re banking on having a recipe for success. The name on the shirts of Y Felinheli is Llofft, a new café/bar/restaurant in the village and as well […]

Former Royal Marines Commandos battle to get people’s minds and bodies into shape

Two former Royal Marines commandos are on a tough mission to help their community keep fit in mind and body. Adam White and Dan Harrison have just opened their new fitness centre in Rhos-on-Sea which is packed with over £100,000 worth of state-of-the art equipment to ensure they meet their objective. CXF Wellbeing, which is […]

Falcons ready to fly high after rescuers pitch in

An unkempt and long disused playing field in a village near Wrexham has been rescued by the local community and turned into a football pitch. The transformation of the land behind Maes Meillion, in Minera, has enabled Coedpoeth United Under-12 Falcons to kick off their season in the Wrexham Junior League. It’s all been made […]

Women ready to ruck and roll in Bala

A rugby club has unveiled plans for a new women’s team. Clwb Rygbi Bala, which celebrated its 40th anniversary last year, has 200 players on its books. According to chairman Tony Parry, the community-based club has come a long way since it was established in 1980 and has become a focal point for social and […]

Denbigh Town’s £200K new pitch makes TV debut in floodlit cup-tie

Lights, camera, action – Denbigh Town’s £200,000 new pitch will be getting the Hollywood treatment when it is the centrepiece of S4C’s Friday night DW Welsh Cup football action next week (September 3). It will be the first time the newly re-laid pitch is played on when Town host Caernarfon Town in the second round […]