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Chef to the stars cooks up culinary treat for Colwyn Bay theatre audience

A chef who has cooked for the superstars of stage and the sports field along with royalty and prime ministers will be making his debut at Theatr Colwyn this month. Dai Davies will be stepping out from the kitchens of Bodnant Welsh Food Centre to take to the stage in Colwyn Bay on Monday October […]

Royal chef stars at top food festival

A chef who has cooked for the Queen and created a birthday cake for global superstar Celine Dion will be a star attraction at a top food festival. Graham Tinsley will lead the North Wales Culinary Guild’s demonstration at Hamper Llangollen 2015 on October 17 and 18. The newly re-launched guild’s membership includes top chefs […]

First Minister urged to improve transport links to Wrexham

First Minister Carwyn Jones will be urged to improve Wrexham’s transport links so it can benefit from being hooked up to the “northern powerhouse”. According to Wrexham Business Professionals, the town should also be given city status to cement its position as the economic hub of North East Wales. Chartered accountant Gill Kreft, the group’s […]

Chocs away for jobs fair to inspire young people into world of work

A newly-crowned High Street Hero is aiming to inspire hundreds of young people to get on the career ladder. Mark Young, who runs Denbigh Chocolate Shop, is organising the second South Denbighshire Careers and Jobs Fair which will be on Friday, October 16, at Denbigh Town Hall, from 10.00am to 2.00pm. The main sponsor is the […]

Shopping night for Swansea students

Thousands of bargain-hunting undergraduates are expected to storm Swansea’s busy Quadrant Shopping Centre on its annual autumn Student Lock-In night on Thursday (October 8). Retailers at the busy centre will close as usual at 6pm that afternoon and then re-open for students from 7pm to 9pm when many will feature special offers to give a […]

Musical treat for care home residents

A care home in Wrexham echoed to the sweet sound of a classically trained mezzo soprano and classical pianist thanks to a musical outreach programme. Live Music Now supports professional musicians to use their talents for the benefit of those that might otherwise be excluded from the joy of experiencing live musical performances. As part […]

Great Village Bake Off to raise cash for cancer charity

Big hearted bakers have risen to the challenge of making money for a cancer charity. Staff at the Village Bakery at their sites on Wrexham Industrial Estate and in Minera organised a cake bake off in aid of Macmillan. The event was organised by Supply Chain & Logistics Co-ordinator Kath Ashcroft, 39, and raised £286. She […]

Career change pays dividends for Chris

A change of career by an Anglesey man has paid dividends not only for him but for residents of a Bangor nursing home. For the dedication shown by Chris Balahura in the five years since he started work at the Glyn Menai Dementia Care Centre in Treborth has now put him in line for a […]

Crackdown on boy racers

A crime tsar has promised a crackdown on “boy racers” and speeding drivers in Bangor after complaints from members of the public. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Winston Roddick  CB QC met with community leaders and officers to discuss the issue of anti-social driving. Mr Roddick said: “I want the community to know that […]

Caring Stacey has the X-Factor

A Kinmel Bay woman who changed jobs “because she wanted to make a difference” can take pride in having achieved her aim. And the effort put in by 24-year-old Stacey Moore has now earned her a place on a shortlist for a prestigious award. She has been nominated in the category for Residential Care Practitioner […]