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Three generations mark time in a “magical” new garden

Residents created history when they buried three generations of memories and mementoes in a time capsule at a new community garden. The Mayor of Llandudno, Francis Davis and his wife, Sonia, cut the ribbon to officially open the garden, specially created as a place of relaxation and enjoyment for residents of Cysgod y Gogarth in […]

Business leaders say new hub will be the catalyst for future growth

Ambitious plans for a new innovation hub that’s set to create 100 new businesses and more than 250 new jobs will help transform Wrexham’s economic prospects. More details will be unveiled by the Welsh Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure, Ken Skates, at the next meeting of Wrexham Business Professionals (WBP) at the Ramada […]

Guide Dogs charity bowled over by fund-raiser

A Wrexham bowling alley is striking out in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind. The charity will be taking over a batch of lanes for a fund-raising challenge at Tenpin at the Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre on Monday, July 24. The money will go towards providing people like partially-sighted Heather Worofka, of Penycae near […]

Model aircraft enthusiast is flying high thanks to Deeside company

A model flying enthusiast is reaching for the skies thanks to his new garden room, built using aviation technology pioneered in Deeside. Adrian Hazeldine is using the new building at his Cheshire home as a workshop where he cares for his collection of remote controlled model planes – many of them replicas of military planes, […]

Peace champion Terry Waite gives his backing to care home’s pioneering Eisteddfod music sessions

Legendary peace campaigner Terry Waite has given his seal of approval to a special event which saw care home residents harmonising with schoolchildren at Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. The festival’s iconic president dropped by as people from Pendine Park care homes in Wrexham were enjoying a sing-along with youngsters from primary schools in the area […]

Gem of a singer Kellyann hits high notes

A gem of a singer from Wrexham is proving to be a smash – with 17,000 hits for her latest number on YouTube. When things get a little quiet in the Pandora jewellery store at Eagles Meadow shopping centre the sales staff often call on their colleague Kellyann Wight to give them a song. And […]

Food festival serves up £8m boost to mark 20th anniversary

One of the first food festivals in Wales is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a record number of stallholders and an £8 million boost for the economy. Llangollen Food Festival was founded in 1997 and pioneered food tourism by creating a shop window for home grown producers. Since then the event has gone from strength […]

Brave girls raise £3K for children’s charity

Two brave little girls have raised over £3,000 for a charity that arranges dream trips to Disneyland Paris for disabled and sick children. Heidi Rogerson, nine, and Evie Davies, seven, who are both wheelchair-bound, took part in a five and a half mile sponsored walk in aid of Miles of Smiles which provides the magical […]

Singer Sheena set to star on international stage

A care practitioner with a “voice of an angel” who wowed opera star Sir Bryn Terfel will take centre stage at a global event. Sheena Miranda, 29, who works for the Pendine Park care organisation in Wrexham, will be competing in the open folk category at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. Back in 2003 she […]

Tenpin bowling puts Wrexham charity for autistic youngsters in the frame

A Wrexham bowling alley is striking out to help a charity which supports children with autism. As part of its rolling programme to boost good causes, Tenpin at the Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre helping local charity Your Space to raise funds. The charity provides social opportunities, activities and clubs for 200 children and young people […]