Police boss is searching for custody watchdogs

A search has been launched in North Wales to find volunteers to act as custody watchdogs to police the police. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones is seeking up to nine independent custody visitors to help him. Mr Jones wants to appoint people to join the existing team responsible for visiting custody facilities […]

Plan to play Premier League matches at neutral grounds is “nonsense”

A police boss has described the plan to hold Premier League football matches at neutral venues as “nonsense”. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones has submitted a Freedom of Information request because he feels it’s in the public interest to find out the evidence behind the idea. According to Mr Jones, a former police […]

Overweight health expert stars in TV series to keep the nation fit while in lockdown

An obese health expert has spoken of his shame in telling diabetic patients to lose weight when he himself weighs in at more than 20st and suffers from the condition himself. Leading radiographer Kevin Jones, 53, who regularly works at the Maelor Hospital in Wrexham,  is one of the stars of a new TV series […]

Llay football team net huge financial boost thanks to group treble

A LLAY football club has netted a huge financial boost for their ambitious ground improvement plans after a hat trick of generous donations from construction firms. Llay Miners Welfare FC, the club which produced former Wrexham and Spurs striker Chris Armstrong, is planning a new enclosure for their ground which would move them closer to […]

Storage giant helps blind bowlers beat disability on Bradley’s all-weather green

Keen bowlers in Wrexham are beating disability to finish jack high come rain, hail, snow or shine on an all-weather surface thanks to the backing of Wales’s biggest self-storage company. Bradley Park Bowling Club hold regular weekly sessions for their Touch-Wood visually-impaired players on Wednesdays from April to October at the club in Gwersyllt and […]

Community foundation launched by Flintshire firm Rubicon Garden Rooms to support good causes

A pioneering garden room company that uses aviation technology to create outdoor offices, spas, gyms and studios, has launched a Community Foundation to help local good causes with a cash boost. Flintshire firm Rubicon Garden Rooms is asking community groups, projects, associations, locally based charities and even individuals who need support in North East Wales, […]