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Top builder unveils plans for new HQ on the A55

Award-winning North Wales builder Anwyl Construction has unveiled plans for their £2 million new headquarters just off the A55 in Flintshire. The family company which employs 150 staff and this year celebrates its 85th anniversary will start work this month on the site of its new base at Ewloe. It will mean leaving its long-term […]

Thousands of youngsters will flock to enjoy Children’s Day

AROUND 4,000 schoolchildren will join in a day of music and fun to raise the curtain on this summer’s Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. They will be heading for the International Pavilion to take part in a concert entitled Bongos, Brass and Plenty of Dance which is the centrepiece of Children’s Day, the traditional prelude to […]

School children raised dough to make dreams come true for terminally ill youngsters

School children raised a whole lot of dough to make dreams come true for terminally ill youngsters. Pupils from the reception class at Ysgol Penycae were treated to a tasty pizza making masterclass at the Frankie and Benny’s restaurant at Eagles Meadow shopping centre, in Wrexham, with the £150 raised going to the Rays of […]

Sales buoyant after boat show

Boat companies are following up leads worth millions of pounds from the biggest maritime event in Wales. Thousands of people from across the UK flocked to the All-Wales Boat Show in Pwllheli over the weekend. Two new international partnerships were also launched at the event at Plas Heli, Pwllheli’s new £8.3m Welsh National Sailing Academy […]

Pilot scheme to boost business in Conwy

A pilot scheme is being launched later this month to reach out to 3,000 businesses in Conwy to help them be more successful. Conwy County Borough Council have appointed a new skills coordinator to ensure that businesses in the county are guided towards the best possible advice, support and possible sources of funding. Anna Openshaw, […]

Marine sports set to jet ahead says Tourism Minister Ken Skates

Tourism minister Ken Skates took to the waves today on a jet ski to launch this year’s All Wales Boat Show. The three-day event has dropped anchor at Plas Heli, the Welsh Sailing Academy and Events Centre from today to Sunday, May 10. It is aiming to boost the marine sector, which already contributes £282 […]

Sculptor Matt Sherratt lined up for Saatchi show with his new works

New work by North Wales sculptor Matt Sherratt is heading to the prestigious Saatchi Gallery in London. The twisted clay ellipses finished in gold were created in his studio in the Elwy Valley and are similar to those seen in millionaire homes from Eaton Square to Mumbai. Other sculptures by Matt are also on display […]

Gareth makes a splash for diabetes charity

A coffee shop barista maestro will swim the equivalent of the English Channel in the pool at Wrexham Water World. Gareth Hopkins, 27, who works at the Costa Coffee franchise within the Odeon Cinema at Eagles Meadow shopping centre, is taking on the 22 mile swim to raise money for Diabetes UK. He’s aiming to […]

Top trailer maker reaches paradise thanks to new Caribbean distributor

Europe’s top trailer maker is now in paradise. Ansari Baksh, managing director of the Ansaf  Trading Company, from the islands of Trinidad and Tobago, was so impressed with the products of Ifor Williams Trailers that’s he’s become a distributor for that part of the Caribbean. He first came into contact with Ifor Williams Trailers when […]

Pwllheli will be maritime mecca for thousands of boat lovers

Thousands of boat lovers will be heading for Pwllheli for the biggest maritime event in Wales. The three-day All Wales Boat Show starts at Plas Heli, the Welsh Sailing Academy and Events Centre, from Friday (May 8) until Sunday. The event, effectively the national boat show of Wales, will be officially opened by Welsh Government Tourism […]