Young people

Popular TV twins Deian a Loli need to regenerate like Dr Who

Calling budding young actors! A massive search has been launched to find two youngsters to take over the title roles in the hit TV series, Deian a Loli, about a mischievous pair of twins with secret super powers. Production company Cwmni Da are looking for two child actors to take over the main characters because the […]

Green-fingered schoolchildren help food distribution firm plant more than 500 trees

A GREEN-FINGERED group of schoolchildren have helped a growing food distribution firm plant more than 500 trees as part of an ongoing commitment to reduce the company’s carbon footprint. Harlech Foodservice, which has its headquarters on Parc Bwyd, Llanystumdwy, near Criccieth, enlisted the skills of 10 youngsters, aged between seven and 11 from nearby Ysgol […]

Tuneful tots sing happy birthday to care home resident Norma, 78

Tuneful tots belted out happy birthday to retired office clerk Norma Porter when they paid a heart-warming visit to the care home where she lives. The children from Welsh language nurseries Cylch Meithrin Bro Alun and Cylch Meithrin Summerhill called to see residents at Pendine Park’s Hillbury care home in Wrexham. The visit was organised […]

New youth commission helps create blueprint for policing North Wales

A team of young people are laying down the law in North Wales. The 30 members of the Youth Commission – the first of its kind in Wales – are helping to draw up a new plan for the way the region is policed. The scheme was set up by North Wales Police and Crime […]

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 […]

Growing sports scheme helps tackle drugs barons

A project aimed at giving disadvantaged young people in Flintshire the chance to play sport has been expanded to thanks to money seized from criminals. The programme run by the not-for-profit organisation, Aura Leisure and Libraries, has increased the number of sites where it operates from six to 10 as a result of a £10,000 grant […]

Callum VIP guest at official opening of Santa’s grotto raising money for charity  

A WREXHAM schoolboy with severe speech and learning disabilities was a VIP guest at the official opening of a Santa’s grotto which is raising money for the specialist charity centre which helps him and his family. Callum Roberts, 10, who is a pupil at Alexandra School, Wrexham, was there with his mum, Zara Chetwynd, to […]

Kind-hearted team pack shoeboxes with Christmas joy

Kind-hearted workers from a criminal record checks company have been helping to pack a record 60,000 shoeboxes taking the magic of Christmas to poverty-stricken children around the world. Ten members of staff from Disclosure Services in Wrexham volunteered to lend a hand to the Llay-based international relief organisation, Teams4U, set up by charity legend Dave […]

Amazing Gracie will “melt hearts” at concert in aid of safety centre

A North Wales schoolgirl who moved doctors and nurses to tears when she wrote a song to say thank you for looking after her is to star at a concert in aid of a child safety centre. Gracie Mellalieu, 12, who has an extremely rare condition called Morquio syndrome which affects only 3,000 people worldwide, […]