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Shopping centre set for £15 million bonanza

A shopping centre is set for a £15 million Christmas bonanza. Over 270,000 shoppers are expected to flow through Eagles Meadow in Wrexham during December. Retailers are in the middle of the busiest month of the year and a number of stores have recruited extra staff to cope with the rush. Among them is Debenhams […]

Bells ring out for Christmas at Wrexham care home

The bells have been ringing for Christmas at a care home in Wrexham. Nine members of Gresford Handbell Ringers treated residents and staff at the Pendine Park’s Bodlondeb home to a host of popular carols. The group, based at All Saints Church in Gresford, was established nearly 40 years ago and has 17 members. They meet […]

Budding illustrator uses artistic talent to support hospice

AN ABERGELE schoolboy with designs on becoming a professional comic book illustrator is using his artistic talent to help a lettings agency raise money for a children’s hospice. Eleven-year-old Lincoln Roberts is so crazy about comics that he spends most of his spare time collecting back numbers and currently has around 100 at home. He […]

School choir makes public debut with carols in Wrexham

CUSTOMERS at a shopping centre were treated to Christmas carols with their coffee courtesy of the talented choir from a Wrexham primary school. The young songsters from Ysgol Alexandra were invited along to the Costa coffee shop at the Odeon at Eagles Meadow shopping centre to make their public debut. They duly obliged by serving […]

Trailer firm delivers Christmas tree to Downing Street

A top trailer maker has branched out to help deliver the iconic Christmas tree which stands outside 10 Downing Street. A sturdy 18ft flatbed trailer made by Ifor Williams Trailers was used to transport the splendid 22 foot Nordmann Fir from its grower in Herefordshire to the Prime Minister’s official residence in London. There the […]

Denise tastes success in new theatre of operation

A former operating theatre nurse has been hailed as “one of the best” after tasting success in a new field. Denise Roth, 54, has now been honoured at an awards ceremony after swapping to work in a care home in Wrexham. She worked for 25 years at Wrexham Maelor Hospital before before starting a new […]

Sweet charity night from Denbigh Chocolate Shop

A sparkling combination of chocolate and fine wine has raised money for a mental health charity. The event in aid of Vale of Clwyd MIND was organised by Denbigh Chocolate Shop to celebrate their fifth anniversary. Proprietors Mark Young and Mary Tetley launched the shop and café on World Chocolate Day in 2009 – and […]

Denbigh students in Apprentice-style challenge

Budding entrepreneurs have been encouraged to “think outside the box” if they want to follow in footsteps of TV tycoon Alan Sugar. Around 100 pupils from Year 9 at Denbigh High School took part in an Apprentice-style event designed to hone their business skills. The youngsters aged 13 and 14 were split into of six […]

New £2m crumpet line creates 36 jobs at Village Bakery

A top bakery has invested £2 million in a state of the art production line to make crumpets – creating 36 jobs in the process. The new line at the Village Bakery in Wrexham is making the first sourdough crumpets on the market in the UK at the rate of 15,000 an hour. It’s been […]

Bereaved Wrexham mum toasts gala event for hospice

A heartbroken mother who lost her daughter to an aggressive cancer has toasted a gala event to raise money for a children’s hospice. Rose Hamlet, 37, whose eldest daughter Rebekah died when she was six-years-old, mingled at the stylish occasion at Debenhams at Eagles Meadow shopping centre, Wrexham, in aid of Hope House Children’s Hospices. […]