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TV bushcraft star and award-winning gardeners on the joy of volunteering

A TV bushcraft expert and an award-winning group of gardeners have joined forces for a major event to encourage people to volunteer on projects in the Wrexham area. ITV Wales’s popular Coast and Country star Andrew Thomas-Price will be showing how to live off the land at Spring Into Action at Plas Pentwyn, Coedpoeth, on […]

Talented schoolgirl artist brings her author mum’s characters to life

A supremely talented young artist has illustrated a children’s fantasy novel written by her mother which is on the shelves of the UK’s biggest bookshop, Waterstone’s. When author and former schoolteacher Hayley Davenport-Smith was looking for someone to provide the artwork for her first book she could think of nobody better than her 12-year-old daughter […]

Boat show will be OO-Heaven with European launch of James Bond-style rib

A James Bond-style amphibious craft that uses four wheel drive to enter and leave the sea will be making its European debut in North Wales. The £220,000 AMP rib will be among the stars of the All Wales Boat and Leisure Snow at the Anglesey Showground from Thursday, May 30, to Saturday, June 1. It […]

Easter eggs-travaganza at Eagles Meadow will boost children’s hospice

AN Easter ‘eggs’travaganza event at a Wrexham shopping centre will kick start a major boost for a children’s hospice charity. Shoppers at Eagles Meadow have been treating the shallow pool at the top of the centre’s Spanish Steps like a wishing well and throwing in their loose change The latest batch of money is being […]

Financial expert swaps world of insurance for pies and pasties

It’s oggie, oggie, oggie for a former financial services specialist who has swapped the world of insurance for sausage rolls and pastries – by running a pie shop and delicatessen. And the big seller for Ross Anderson and his wife, Tracey, who are celebrating five years at the Llangollen Oggie Shop and Deli on the […]

National award double for Vale of Clwyd green energy company

A Denbighshire renewable energy company has won a prestigious green energy award at a major national awards ceremony for the second year running. Hafod Renewables, from Denbigh, has once again been named Wales’s top Renewable Heating Initiative (RHI) Installer of the Year at the Wales Energy Efficiency Awards in Cardiff. The accolade, which covers air […]

Merger adds up to expansion for North Wales accountants

One of the region’s best-known accountancy firms is expanding and merging with a practice in Chester. According to Coxeys, which has offices in Wrexham and Saltney, the city’s branch of the Hall Livesey Brown group is the “perfect fit” for their ambitious growth plans. The Chester operation will still be based at their offices in […]

Firm’s new £3m HQ and warehouse is “major vote of confidence” in Wrexham

The official opening of a new £3 million headquarters and warehouse of a distribution firm is a “major vote of confidence” in Wrexham, according to the town’s AM. Lesley Griffiths, who is also the Welsh Government’s Minister for the Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, cut the ribbon at the new state-of-the-art complex built by McCarthy […]

Housing association teams up with fire service on life-saving campaign

A major campaign has been launched urging people living in Llandudno to report potential fire risks like hoarding. Housing association Cartrefi Conwy has joined forces with the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service to get the message out to residents about reducing the risk of fire hazards in their homes. The ‘Tell us before it’s […]