• The pie’s the limit for Welsh meat

  • They’re dancing in the aisles at dementia-friendly screenings

  • X-Factor star will wow audience at school graduation

  • Scientist on mission to create perfect gin with new solar-powered distillery

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 […]

Irish traveller Martin tackles “insidious” hate crime

A member of the Irish travelling community who’s suffered years of often vicious abuse has taken on a new job helping victims of hate crime. Martin Gallagher believes his own experiences will give him a unique insight when he’s helping other people who have been on the receiving end of cruel jibes and discrimination. The […]

Ambulance volunteer Martin in pursuit of national care award

A popular care home manager who volunteers with St John’s Ambulance on his days off is in the running for a top award. Martin Taylor, registered manager at Leadon Court Care Home in Thornhill, Cwmbran, contributes up to 30 hours of his free time every month helping the first aid charity at public events – […]

Ambitious young Katie earns top job at Elwy

An ambitious young woman has earned top job at a lettings and estate agency – after starting out on a work experience placement. Katie Wynne, 24, from Denbigh, has been made manager of the Denbigh office of Elwy Estates, just two years after joining the expanding company through the Jobs Growth Wales scheme. The scheme is […]

Big Brother star and ex-cage fighter Alex shows gentle side as genie in panto debut

Celebrity Big Brother winner and former cage fighter Alex Reid is to take on his first professional panto role in North Wales. The six feet tall, 13 stone martial arts master, kick boxer and actor is set to leave audiences spellbound playing the genie in Aladdin at The Stiwt Theatre, Rhos, Wrexham, from December 11 […]

Joint venture sets up employment academy and creates 15 new jobs

A new social enterprise company has set up an employment academy and created 15 jobs already. Housing association Cartrefi Conwy has joined forces with the Crest Co-operative recycling organisation to launch the new venture, Creating Enterprise which is the first of its kind in Wales. The organisation is taking on a range of maintenance work at […]

Former royal harpist Hannah sings St Asaph’s praises

Former royal harpist Hannah Stone has become an unofficial ambassador for St Asaph. Hannah is getting ready for a hat-trick of appearances at the North Wales International Music Festival at the city’s famous cathedral. She will be joined by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales for a world premiere performance of a work by Anglesey […]