Young people

Bradley puts Downing Street on hold after bumper GCSE crop at John Bright

Year 11 head boy at Ysgol John Bright Bradley Hughes was voted the most likely to be prime minister by his fellow students but he’s putting that on hold after 14 Grade A and A stars at GCSE. He was among a bumper crop of results for the school which saw a ten per cent […]

TV firm clinches deal to sell hit children’s show to Brittany

A television production company from Gwynedd has clocked up its first international sales for a hit children’s show about a pair of mischievous twins with magical powers. Caernarfon-based Cwmni Da has sold the first series of the award-winning Deian a Loli to four channels in Brittany after the original version proved hugely popular on S4C. […]

Colourful carnival finale to summer activities for Wrexham charity centre

YOUNG shoppers were transported to the plains of Africa in a colourful finale to summer holiday activities raising money for a Wrexham centre which supports disabled children and their families. Youngsters visiting Eagles Meadow shopping centre in Wrexham made the most of an animal mask-making workshop with a choice of fantastic creatures such as elephants, big […]

Artistic youngsters join forces with care home residents to brighten up safety centre

Schoolchildren and care home residents are working hand in hand to produce a major new artwork at an award winning centre designed to keep children and young people safe. It is being created for the DangerPoint life skills activity centre by pupils of Gwersyllt Primary School who have built a strong bond with residents at […]

Great A level day for Ysgol John Bright as Cambridge-bound Ellis leads way

A National eisteddfod winner from Llandudno is heading for Cambridge University this October after a star-studded performance in his A-levels. Ysgol John Bright sixth former Ellis Thomas gained A stars in Music, French and Maths and is off to Downing College Cambridge in October. The 18-year-old from Penrhyn Bay, fresh from success at the National […]

“Camp fire” cuisine inspires new generation of Bear Grylls explorers

A nature-loving duo will be inspiring families to embrace their “inner wildness” and help beat stress with “camp fire” cooking at a top food festival. Forest school and bushcraft experts James and Lea Kendall will be hosting interactive cooking workshops throughout this year’s Llangollen Food Festival to reconnect parents and children with nature to boost […]

Young opera star Erin inspires next generation with meteoric rise to success

ASPIRING young singers from across North Wales are being encouraged to follow their dreams and join a new youth opera group to open the doors to success. Welsh National Opera (WNO) is hoping to inspire the next generation of budding opera stars by launching a youth group for talented singers aged 14-18 who are interested […]

New scheme launched to combat teen crime wave in Rhyl

A ground-breaking new scheme has been launched to help young people in Rhyl stay out of trouble after a mini crime wave in the town. The Stand Against Violence Initiative – SAVI – has brought together police, other local organisations and charities in a project aimed at reducing violence and anti-social behaviour among youngsters aged […]