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Care home residents mesmerised by stunning performance of top Russian harpist Valeria

One of the world’s greatest harpists took time out from an international festival to perform for residents of a care home in Caernarfon. Russian Valeria Voshchennikova  was one of the stars of the opening concert at  the Wales International Harp Festival in Caernarfon. Valeria is a soloist with the Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra and is the […]

Sunday Times journalist’s views are “morally repugnant”, says police boss

A police boss is reporting Sunday Times columnist Rod Liddle to the newspaper industry watchdog because of his “morally repugnant” views about the Welsh language and people. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones has been inundated by complaints about Liddle’s comments in relation to the controversial plan to rename the Severn Bridge and call […]

Volkswagen T-Roc review

By Steve Rogers FOR a company with so much SUV know-how it has taken Volkswagen long enough to come up with the T-Roc. The compact SUV is almost last on the scene and facing a veritable army of well established rivals, some of them outstanding. Volkswagen’s sport utility range already has Tiguan and Golf Sportvan […]

Battle group plan massive splash at Colwyn Bay’s Forties Festival

A World War Two battle re-enactment group is set to make a massive splash at Colwyn Bay’s 1940s festival next month. The supercharged display will be put on by North West Military Collectors group (NWMIL), whose pyrotechnic experts strive to make the action as authentic as possible. As part of their explosive exhibition they plan […]

Remarkable paintings by artist with dementia to go on show

A fundraising exhibition will showcase the paintings of a Wrexham pensioner who rediscovered her artistic talent while living with dementia. Pat Rayfield did not take up watercolour painting until she was aged 85, after she was diagnosed with dementia. She went on to produce 150 artworks. Now following her death a year ago, aged 93, […]

North Wales garden rooms company could provide quick fix for housing problems

Zero maintenance garden rooms, made by a North Wales company using aviation technology, could be used with other measures to tackle the housing crisis, according to an AM. Rubicon Garden Rooms managing director John Lyon outlined to newly-elected Alyn and Deeside AM Jack Sargeant how the company’s buildings could offer short-term housing quickly, for homeless people […]

Food firms come together to create Wales’ first pesto sauces for home cooks

Three North Wales food producers have come together to create the first commercially-available Welsh-made pesto for home cooks. Calon Lân and Blodyn Aur are working with Anglesey-based Plas Farm on the new sauces, which are already proving popular with shoppers. Calon Lân Basil Pesto and Calon Lan Sundried Tomato Pesto are made at Plas Farm’s […]