technology

Trailer firm helps rally aces on road to success

Europe’s top trailer maker has clinched a second deal to provide the driving force behind one of the world’s leading rally teams. Ifor Williams Trailers has supplied two of its versatile Transporta trailers to Cumbria-based M-Sport which has a string of international titles and rally wins to its credit, including three FIA World Rally Championship […]

Mazda3 road test by Steve Rogers

Right. I was ready to put the mockers on Mazda3 now that its muscle bound partner has joined the range. Well, who wants a common or garden hatchback over a bigger, stronger crossover SUV, and the car that nearly everyone is buying. These all conquering warriors come in all shapes and sizes – Mazda has […]

Toyota Camry road test by Steve Rogers

Toyota is turning into a company of comebacks. First we had Corolla, back after 13 years on gardening leave, and now the Camry has been given a second chance 15 years in exile. It’s a strange one because Camry was loved the world over – a staggering 19 million sold since 1982 – yet it […]

Wrexham firm sponsors song workshop for schoolchildren and adults with learning difficulties

A GROUP of schoolchildren and adults with learning difficulties have been singing the praises of a Wrexham copy firm who sponsored a workshop where they created a heartwarming song about human kindness. The beautiful new tune called Inner Beauty was created during a session run by Chester charity Amasing which was sponsored by the Wrexham Industrial […]

Mazda CX-30 launch by Steve Rogers

Meet the CX-30 a car that could be called Great Expectations. If everything goes to plan this will be Mazda’s biggest seller here and probably across Europe as well. So a lot is riding on the new model but first let’s sort out what it is and why it is called CX-30. This is Mazda’s […]

Lexus UX road test by Steve Rogers

This is going to sound ridiculous but I lost my rag with the car’s voice control. Yes, it is a computer and cannot answer back but after numerous attempts to change the radio station – the answer was that it couldn’t find the street – I shouted ‘forget it’ followed by a few more insults. […]

Wrexham IT firm beds in with Llay company set to expand further in Irish dairy farm market

A WREXHAM IT firm is helping an animal bedding company expand into the Irish dairy market following a £1 million investment. Wrexham Industrial Estate-based Rawson IT Services has won the contract to provide a managed IT service for Platts Animal Bedding, based in Llay, which manufactures and supplies specialist animal bedding, primarily for cattle in […]

Care home residents make music with revolutionary device

A group of care home residents are helping to test a revolutionary new high tech instrument that helps disabled people make music. The device has been trialled at the Pendine Park care organisation who are working with Europe’s largest industrial manufacturing company, Siemens, and the Hallé orchestra. The first version of the device was a […]

TV firm flying high after programme is sold to 50 countries and wins top award

A documentary programme that reveals the inside story of how the giant wings of the Airbus A380 ‘superjumbo’ make their first journey has been sold to be shown in 50 countries worldwide. The global co-production was led by North Wales television company, Cwmni Da, who are also celebrating after the series about the world’s tides […]