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Care home kazoo choir prepares for debut in aid of Poppy Appeal

Musical residents at a care home who set up a choir of kazoos are planning to make their public debut at a charity concert to raise money for the Poppy Appeal. The Singing for Fitness programme at Pendine Park in Wrexham has been a big hit and were originally organised to help residents’ breathing and […]

Couple with hearts of gold in line for social care Oscar

A kind-hearted Newport couple are in line for a prestigious award after a lifetime of voluntary work. At an age when most people are looking forward to taking life a little easier and cutting down on their commitments Tim and Christine Masters are as active as ever. They are among those shortlisted for one of […]

Livestock rustlers are closer to home than you think, warns police boss

A police boss has spoken out to dispel the myth that all livestock rustlers raiding North Wales come from outside the region. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones believes that in many cases the culprits can be found closer to home – within the rural community itself. According to Mr Jones, it’s clear […]

Young support worker on a fast track to Wales Care awards

A young man who is carving out a high-flying career in social care is in the running for a top national award. Twenty-three-year-old Stefan Jenkins, who went to St John Lloyd Catholic School in Llanelli but now lives in Kidwelly, has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2018 Wales Care Awards, which aims to reward outstanding […]

More victims coming forward to report “abhorrent” hate crimes

A campaign to combat hate crime in North Wales has resulted in more victims coming forward. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones says it’s vital to raise awareness about the problem which causes untold misery. People are singled out for abuse because of their sexual orientation, race, body shape, age or a host […]

Food lovers have a ball

The delicacies on offer at a top food festival included sheep’s’ testicles and a host of creepy crawlies. One of the most popular sessions at the Llangollen Food Festival was a cookery demonstration by chef Jack Hatley who cooked up a storm making the lamb fries and dishes using insects such as grasshoppers and meal worms. […]

Inspirational estate makeover is an example to rest of Wales

The “inspirational” transformation of a housing estate in Llandudno has been hailed as an example to the rest of Wales. The plaudits came from Sophie Howe, the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, who was speaking at a ceremony to mark the completion of the ground-breaking project by housing association Cartrefi Conwy at the Tre Cwm […]

Caring Shauna overcomes tragedy to be in running for award

A former shop worker who decided to swap careers and become a carer after the death of a close family friend is in the running for an award. But when Shauna Martin was interviewed by her now residential home employer in Port Talbot she came across as shy and lacking in confidence. Then during her […]

Llangollen will be UK culinary capital this weekend

The picturesque town of Llangollen will be transformed into the culinary capital of the UK this weekend. Thousands of foodies will be flocking to the town’s popular annual food festival that’s rated as one of the Top 10 food festivals in the UK and has provided a successful platform for innovative new food and drink […]