• Royal flower power at care homes

  • Rising superbike star thanks Wrexham copier firm for fuel injection of cash

  • North Wales travel firm launches major recruitment drive to find 20 new apprentices

  • Theatre company thank care home residents for inspiring success of moving play about dementia

Top Welsh builder reclaims slaughterhouse site for award-winning local housing

A £1 million scheme to transform a derelict former slaughterhouse into valuable social housing has won a major award for a top builder. Anwyl Construction have built a terrace of eight eco-friendly three and four-bedroomed houses on the brownfield site in the heart of Amlwch, on Anglesey. And the tenants of one of North Wales’s […]

New leisurewear store to open in Wales’s surfing capital

Surfs up in Swansea with the news that up to ten new jobs will be created with the opening of outdoor and leisurewear store Saltrock in the city’s Quadrant Shopping Centre. It is the rapidly-growing Devon company’s 24th shop and only their second in Wales but the business, started in 1988 by South African surfing […]

Bethesda choir legend will never be forgotten

THE family of the longest serving member of one of Wales’s oldest choirs have thanked his fellow choristers for performing an emotional rendition of his favourite song at his funeral. Retired quarry worker Twm Morgan sang with Bethesda based Cȏr y Penrhyn for 64 years until shortly before his death aged 81. He was a […]

Grieving Wrexham mum runs race in memory of little daughter

A heartbroken mum from Wrexham is in training to run a half marathon in memory of the young daughter she lost to cancer. Rose Hamlet, 37, will be doing the Chester Half Marathon in May to raise money for the Hope House children’s hospice – and she’ll be joined by some of her best mates. […]

Zany Zappa brought to new generation in Bangor

The life and work of music legend Frank Zappa will be celebrated at a music festival where fans can to talk to his widow via a live link with America. The iconic American bandleader, songwriter, composer and film director will be remembered in a series of events at the Bangor Music Festival which starts on […]

Curtain goes up on world class live shows at Odeon in Wrexham

THE curtain has gone up on the latest series of “world class” live performances streamed by satellite direct to a Wrexham cinema from venues like London and New York. It means audiences at the Odeon Eagles Meadow can enjoy a night at the opera or ballet or watch an electrifying theatre performance without ever having […]

Reaching out with social media in the Clwydian Range

A new campaign has been launched to get visitors switched on to the scenic beauty of the Clwydian Range. Local tourism operators have been given a helping hand to reach out to potential new customers via social media and digital marketing. Members of the Clwydian Range Tourism Group signed up to a series of courses […]

Inspirational duo urge youngsters to sign up for “life-changing” scheme

Two inspirational young people are spearheading a recruitment drive for a training scheme that transformed their lives. Chloe Roberts, 24 and Sarah Price, 21, are urging youngsters between 18 and 25 to enrol on an innovative programme, which is a partnership between The Princes Trust and Pendine Park care organisation in Wrexham. They earned jobs […]

New HQ is vote of confidence in future of can do engineering firm

A world leading engineering firm has laid the foundation for future growth by building a new headquarters. The new offices of Microtech Precision Ltd at Bersham Enterprise Centre, near Wrexham, were officially opened by North Wales Regional AM Aled Roberts who has long-standing links with the company which celebrated its 25th anniversary last year. They […]

All systems go to create 100 new jobs at pioneering dementia care centre

Canolfan Gofal Bryn Seiont will be jewel in our crown say Pendine Park A care organisation has started recruiting staff for a new centre of excellence for dementia care in Gwynedd. Pendine Park is creating 100 jobs at the £7 million complex at the site of the former Bryn Seiont community hospital on the outskirts […]