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Top trailer firm looking to train and recruit 20 welders

Europe’s biggest trailer maker is looking to train and recruit 20 new welders to cope with a bulging order book. Ifor Williams Trailers has joined forces with the leading commercial training company, Gatewen Training Services, who are based in Wrexham. Jobseekers are being invited to a training and recruitment day at the newly-opened arts centre, […]

Geoff, 72, gets his life back after “miracle” surgery on swollen nose

A retired business manager whose nose swelled and became a horrible bulbous mass three times its normal size has got his life back after “miracle” surgery. The distressing condition suffered by Geoff Turner, 72, from Llandudno, was caused by a rare skin disorder, Rhinophyma, which first struck three years ago. Mr Turner’s massively enlarged nose, […]

Oh Myfanwy! Find out why Wales’ saddest love song will have you crying in your beer

Wales’ most famous and saddest love song has inspired a new beer. The song Myfanwy tells the tragic story of the unrequited love of a penniless young poet called Hywel ab Einion for a beautiful young noblewoman who lived in Dinas Bran castle high above Llangollen in the 14th century. The new brew, appropriately a […]

Mazda6 launch report by Steve Rogers

WHEN it comes to looks Mazda6 is up there with the best. The company’s flagship has always been a looker right back to 2002 when the new model set Mazda on the road to recovery. Before that it relied on the likeable MX-5 roadster for its tiny share of the market. But looks alone don’t […]

Eirias Park transformed into Jurassic Park with invasion of roaring 10ft tall dinosaurs

A fun day was transformed into a scene from the hit film franchise Jurassic Park when it was invaded by rampaging dinosaurs. Although they looked fearsome, there was nothing to worry about when the Tyrannosaurus Rex and the Velociraptor bared their teeth and roared at the Big Day Out organised by housing association Cartrefi Conwy. […]

Roaring success of Dragon cheeses scoop 30 awards at two top food and farming shows

Wales’ oldest dairy farmers’ co-operative is celebrating its most successful awards season ever after their cheeses scooped 30 gongs. South Caernarfon Creameries came home to the Llŷn Peninsula with 10 prizes from the prestigious International Cheese and Dairy Awards in Nantwich, the largest cheese show in the world which featured cheeses from 29 different countries. […]

Kia Ceed launch report by Steve Rogers

IT has taken 11 years for the silly apostrophe to be dropped from the Kia cee’d. So the third generation hatchback hitting the showrooms is Ceed – with a capital C as well – just as it should have been in the first place. When the car was launched in 2007 the odd name – […]

Wrexham Lager raises glass to festival as it toasts two major new export deals

An iconic Welsh beer that made a remarkable comeback is celebrating after landing its biggest ever export orders with major deals in China and France. Wrexham Lager was served on the ill-fated Titanic which sank in 1912 after hitting an iceberg in the Atlantic on its maiden voyage. The brewery itself sank in 2002 but the famous […]

We knead a hand!

Bakery’s recruitment drive is van-tastic An award-winning bakery have come up with a novel way of launching a recruitment drive for 20 new apprentices. The Village Bakery have turned two of their delivery vans into mobile adverts by wrapping them with a special design to get out the message: “We Knead a hand! The vans’ […]