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Power surge from Audi

Review by Steve Rogers THEY have gone power mad at Audi with a string of super quick models. Audi Sport, the company’s high performance team, has been beefing up models right across the range with new engines pumping out incredible power. And the appetite for cars that look like every day family transport but go […]

Couple become TV stars in glamping pod made from Ifor Williams cattle trailer

A national TV audience has seen how a young designer turned his dream of building a luxury glamping pod into reality with the help of Europe’s top trailer maker. Sam Thompson bought himself a pre-owned Ifor Williams livestock trailer for just £4,000 and then spent another £11,000 transforming it into a real transport of delight […]

DS7 Crossback Ultra Prestige launch report

By Steve Rogers A NEW car brand is a big event and some are bigger than others. This one is big because of its name. The Citroen DS of 1955 was the most significant car of the 20th century changing the face of motoring with its futuristic design and cutting edge technology. Now that name […]

Bodybuilder Samantha makes the right call

A phone store manager who “never exercised” in her life has gone from a standing start to becoming one of the UK’s top bodybuilders. Samantha Ellis, who manages the EE store at Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre, in Wrexham, fits an ultra-tough training regime around her full on work day, and is building up her muscle […]

Ex-Sunday school teacher Gertrude reaches 101 after avoiding cigarettes and alcohol

Avoiding alcohol and cigarettes were among the secrets of long life for a great-grandmother who has celebrated her 101st birthday. Former Sunday school teacher Gertrude Jones was born in 1917 when the First World War was still raging, when the Russian Revolution started and Albert Einstein published his first paper on Cosmology. She has been […]

Kind-hearted Tracy takes silver care industry Oscars

A mother-of-two from Tonyrefail has been honoured with a silver award for her care of elderly people in their own homes. Tracy Davies, who works for Home Instead Senior Care, travels round in the Ford Fiesta she calls her ‘mobile office’ looking after clients in Cowbridge, Pontypridd and Caerphilly. Her kind heart and dedication to […]

Watchdogs take a lead in keeping paw and order

Two new police watchdogs are helping North Wales’ four-legged crimefighters to keep paw and order. Marie Jones and Clare Vickers have been appointed as volunteer dog welfare visitors to keep a check on how the police look after the canine cops. The North Wales scheme was set up by the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner, […]

Fantastic five land jobs at flagship dementia centre thanks to life-changing training course

Five young women have all landed permanent jobs at the Caernarfon dementia care centre of excellence which hosted the life-changing training course they took part in. Becky Ward, 26, Roxanne Aston, 20, Ellen Robinson, 28, Kelly Thomson, 30, and 26-year-old Emma Fozzard became enrolled on the Into Health and Social Care course run by a […]

Final Call for Pendine International Voice of the Future competition

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is seeking talented young soloists to enter before the March 2nd deadline so they can vie for the prestigious title A “sensational” soprano who won one of the main prizes at an international festival is urging young soloists from around the world to enter this year’s competition to launch their […]

Top award on the menu for caring Karen

A 57 year old woman from Powys who stepped into the breach to cook for a group of young people with autism has been honoured with a national award. Karen Saunders, who works at the Bronllys home in Brecon, was presented with a silver award at the Wales Care Awards at Cardiff City Hall. The […]