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Mazda6 launch report by Steve Rogers

WHEN it comes to looks Mazda6 is up there with the best. The company’s flagship has always been a looker right back to 2002 when the new model set Mazda on the road to recovery. Before that it relied on the likeable MX-5 roadster for its tiny share of the market. But looks alone don’t […]

Eirias Park transformed into Jurassic Park with invasion of roaring 10ft tall dinosaurs

A fun day was transformed into a scene from the hit film franchise Jurassic Park when it was invaded by rampaging dinosaurs. Although they looked fearsome, there was nothing to worry about when the Tyrannosaurus Rex and the Velociraptor bared their teeth and roared at the Big Day Out organised by housing association Cartrefi Conwy. […]

Two musical superstars join forces at festival

Jazz superstar Jacqui Dankworth and renowned classical guitarist Craig Ogden will be joining forces to wow the audience at a top musical festival. They will be performing together at the North Wales International Music Festival in St Asaph Cathedral on the evening of Thursday, September 27. Their repertoire will include songs by everyone from Paul […]

Police boss chooses preferred candidate for chief constable

North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones has announced his preferred candidate as the region’s new Chief Constable. Gulf War veteran Carl Foulkes’ appointment is subject to confirmation by the North Wales Police and Crime Panel, which will take place on September 10. Mr Jones has informed the Police and Crime Panel about his […]

Road-runner Beth gets her charity marathon kicks in the Windy City

A road-running grandmother will be getting her marathon kicks in Chicago this year as part of the trip of a lifetime – after an entry form mix-up. Beth Taylor-Lloyd, 43, from Ruthin, thought she had applied to run the Berlin Marathon but instead found she will be headed for the USA later this year. It […]

Roaring success of Dragon cheeses scoop 30 awards at two top food and farming shows

Wales’ oldest dairy farmers’ co-operative is celebrating its most successful awards season ever after their cheeses scooped 30 gongs. South Caernarfon Creameries came home to the Llŷn Peninsula with 10 prizes from the prestigious International Cheese and Dairy Awards in Nantwich, the largest cheese show in the world which featured cheeses from 29 different countries. […]

Kia Ceed launch report by Steve Rogers

IT has taken 11 years for the silly apostrophe to be dropped from the Kia cee’d. So the third generation hatchback hitting the showrooms is Ceed – with a capital C as well – just as it should have been in the first place. When the car was launched in 2007 the odd name – […]

Wrexham Lager raises glass to festival as it toasts two major new export deals

An iconic Welsh beer that made a remarkable comeback is celebrating after landing its biggest ever export orders with major deals in China and France. Wrexham Lager was served on the ill-fated Titanic which sank in 1912 after hitting an iceberg in the Atlantic on its maiden voyage. The brewery itself sank in 2002 but the famous […]

Special task force honoured for combating virulent batch of the drug Spice

A special taskforce born when a virulent batch of the synthetic drug Spice hit the streets of Wrexham in April last year has won a major award. Then authorities in the town ruled enough was enough and decided something had to be done to tackle the worsening problem. That led to the creation of the […]

We knead a hand!

Bakery’s recruitment drive is van-tastic An award-winning bakery have come up with a novel way of launching a recruitment drive for 20 new apprentices. The Village Bakery have turned two of their delivery vans into mobile adverts by wrapping them with a special design to get out the message: “We Knead a hand! The vans’ […]