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  • Ex-soldier with PTSD and soccer ref team up to raise cash for NHS with comic videos

Inspirational Sam gets life back on track after battling booze

An inspirational woman who regularly opened a bottle of wine for breakfast and washed it down with vodka is getting her life back on track thanks to a pioneering scheme. Samantha Taylor, 47, who lives in Rhyl, is being supported by the appropriately named Dechrau Newydd (Fresh Start) scheme which provides rapid-response support and help […]

Funding for life-saving rural volunteers helping fight coronavirus pandemic

A team of life-saving rural volunteers who have worked alongside Welsh Ambulance Service paramedics during the coronavirus crisis are celebrating a wind-powered cash boost worth more than £3,000 to fund new emergency equipment. Denbigh Community First Responders (CFRs) who normally donate their spare time to attend 999 calls and administer emergency medical care, have stepped […]

Cricket club strikes it lucky with Wrexham distribution firm

A big-hearted distribution company has come to the rescue of an historic cricket club that’s nurtured the talents of some of North Wales’ finest players. Wrexham-based  McCarthy Distribution donated more than 50 pallets to Brymbo Cricket Club so that a team of 30 volunteers can rebuild the club’s damaged perimeter fence. The club, which is […]

Care home owner calls for inquiry into “underhand tactics” over fees

An Anglesey care home owner is calling for an investigation into the way local authorities are using “underhand tactics” to avoid their legal obligations in the way they set fees. Glyn Williams, who runs the Gwyddfor Residential Home at Bodedern, Anglesey claims Anglesey County Council and other North Wales authorities are underfunding care homes and […]

Fusion technology – firm launches £150k business connectivity platform

A brand new North Wales-based software company has launched its first product – a revolutionary platform that brings extra levels of connectivity to businesses working across multiple locations. Fusion Interactive Technologies has spent over £150,000 developing the ground-breaking Fusion Health and Safety platform, a software system that links companies from their headquarters to their most […]

Ex-carer Caroline speaks movingly about how her life was ripped apart by fatal crash

A woman has spoken movingly about how her life was ripped apart by a fatal road crash which left her with life-changing injuries. According to former care worker Caroline Franks, 60, from Glyn Ceiriog, she was struggling to come to terms with what happened until she received support from Brake, a road safety charity that […]

Creamery keeps on trucking with £600,000 investment to reduce carbon footprint

A farmer-owned creamery has invested £600,000 updating its transport fleet with four new state of the art trucks which are also kinder to the environment. The DAF trucks will help South Caernarfon Creameries reduce their carbon footprint because they have lower carbon emissions and increased maneuverability on rural roads. They have replaced older models in […]

Care home owner calls for urgent inquiry into “scandalously” low fees

A Powys care homeowner is so disillusioned with the unfair postcode lottery system of residential care funding in Wales that he’s calling for an urgent investigation. After spending 14 years battling for change Doug Leach, who runs the Bryngwy care home in Rhayader says he is fed up with the chronic underfunding of social care. […]