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Youngsters make memories with care home residents

Artistic schoolchildren worked with care home residents to make sure their memories aren’t forgotten. Pupils from Ysgol Bodhyfryd have spent time chatting with residents of Pendine Park’s Hillbury House Care Home in Wrexham to find about what they liked and enjoyed doing when they were younger. The youngsters then researched their findings and found appropriate […]

New state-of-the-art training centre will help protect former hospital site

A new state-of-the-art training centre that will help protect the derelict site of a former psychiatric hospital from vandals has been given the go ahead. Members of Denbighshire County Council’s planning committee unanimously approved the scheme which is the first phase of plans to regenerate crumbling ruins and grounds of the historic North Wales Hospital […]

New matron spearheads growth at private hospital

A new matron has been appointed to play a key role in the future growth of a private hospital in Wrexham. Pamela Mackie has taken the reins as the clinical lead at Spire Yale Hospital hot on the heels of having helped commission a revolutionary new clinic on the other side of the world. She […]

Pure water supplier turns on the taps for first time in Wales

A pure water supplier for window cleaners, car valeting businesses and even tropical fish owners has launched its first service in Wales on a Saltney storage park. Lock Stock Self-Storage’s River Lane site hosts the big, blue box that weighs 12 tons and contains 10,000 litres of pure water which it dispenses through a self-service […]

New search launched for singing stars of future

A “supremely talented soprano” has launched a search to find the world’s most talented young singers. According to Charlotte Hoather, 25, winning the prestigious Pendine International Voice of the Future competition at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod last year catapulted her career to a new level on the global stage. Organisers say entries are already […]

Top green energy company on a hat-trick at Wales renewables awards

A top North Wales ‘green’ energy company are in the running for a hat-trick of national awards. Hafod Renewables, from Denbigh, have been short-listed in three categories at the Wales Energy Efficiency Awards at Cardiff’s Marriott Hotel this month. It follows their success last year when they were voted Wales’s top Renewable Heating Installer and […]

Alfa Romeo Stelvio road test by Steve Rogers

MENTION Alfa Romeo and I go all weak at the knees. Bit OTT for a grown man I suppose but it is the one car badge that really excites me, and I know all about its colourful history. I have driven some dodgy Alfas, albeit a couple of decades or more ago, loose trim, awful […]

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV road test by Steve Rogers

It looks like the car industry is in for another bumpy ride. If last year wasn’t hard enough with companies grappling with tougher emissions standards and falling sales 2019 is going to be even more turbulent with lots of big decisions to be made on the future of the industry. Ford and Jaguar Land Rover […]

Trailer maker helps steer F1 star to success in Arctic rally 

Europe’s top trailer maker is toasting success after supporting a daring rally run by F1 star Valteri Bottas in one of the most challenging rally races in the world. The legendary F1 star made his rally debut for M-Sport, braving snow and ice-laden roads in his native Finland for the Arctic Lapland Rally – an […]