• Youngsters make memories with care home residents

  • New state-of-the-art training centre will help protect former hospital site

  • New matron spearheads growth at private hospital

  • Pure water supplier turns on the taps for first time in Wales

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 […]

Starring role for record-breaker Aled and top dog Llangwm Cap

The world’s top sheepdog handler had a starring role in a popular TV programme. Record-breaker Aled Owen, from Tŷ Nant, near Corwen, took centre stage in the filming for the farming and countryside series, Ffermio, on S4C. Aled was the natural choice when Ffermio wanted to film three trailers from Ifor Williams Trailers which are […]

Store staff get on their bikes to support campaign to prevent male suicide

INTREPID staff from two fashion stores in Wrexham are getting on their bikes to support a campaign which aims to prevent men taking their own lives. Suicide is now the single biggest killer of men aged 20 to 45 in the UK and in 2013 male suicide accounted for a staggering 78 per cent of […]

Caring sculptor Alexander carves out a new career

A sculptor who changed career to carve out a key role improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and mental health needs has been shortlisted for a top award. Arts graduate Alexander Smith downed his sculpting tools in favour of caring for society’s most vulnerable people at the Lifelong Learning 4 Living organisation at […]

Young artists Gethin and Llinos take a bow with debut exhibition

A head turning new exhibition by two up and coming young Welsh artists will feature some of the world’s top DJs and a unique painting style using a violin bow. Photographer Gethin Ceidiog Hughes will showcase stunning images of Cardiff’s nightclub scene alongside the ingenious music-inspired work of his friend, violin playing printmaker Llinos Gunn. […]

Shop-in night for Wrexham students

Wrexham’s fashion and budget conscious students will be making a bee-line for the town’s busy Eagles Meadow shopping centre when it stages its third Student Takeover night. The event, which caters exclusively for the town’s huge student population, takes place between 5pm and 8pm on Thursday (October 1). Many stores will feature special offers to give […]

Life-saver Sharon in running for award

A carer from Denbigh who was hailed for saving the life of a person she supports is in the running for a top award. Sharon Aspey has helped to transform the lives of a married couple who had become institutionalised after more than 10 years in hospital. Now her efforts have been recognised by her […]

Veg king Medwyn’s tomato Welsh rugby ball goes viral

Photos of a rugby ball created by Anglesey veg king Medwyn Williams from tiny tomatoes in the colours of the Welsh team have gone viral. Fans hoping to see their team triumph at the clash with England at Twickenham showed their support by sharing the images of the tasty creation across social media. Chelsea gold medal […]

Inspirational trainer shortlisted for major national care award

A TRAINING officer whose teaching sessions are so inspirational and fun that her bosses reckon she ought to sell tickets to them has been shortlisted for a major award. For the past five years Brenda Davies has been responsible for the training of about 350 staff who work at half a dozen care homes in […]