• Spectacular Anglesey home of Welsh aviation pioneer goes under hammer

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  • Godfather of Merseysound to play major new North Wales outdoor festival

UCML officially connects to charity that brightens lives of disabled youngsters

A charity that’s been an “absolute godsend” to disabled teenager Caitlin Chapman and her mum has boosted by kind staff at utility connections company UCML. Soon after her birth, 17-year-old Caitlin was diagnosed with a severe form of cerebral palsy, which has left her unable to walk or talk properly, and she also registered blind. […]

Glamophones help North Wales Forties Festival go with a swing

Retro girl band The Glamophones will help nostalgia lovers get ‘in the mood’ at a North Wales Forties Festival later this month. The Glamophones, who perform songs from the 1940s, right through to modern day hits with a vintage twist, will ensure the festival in Colwyn Bay, on Saturday May 20 and Sunday May 21, goes with […]

New police station will keep frontline officers in town

Here is what the new town centre police station in Wrexham will look like. Work was given the go-ahead by North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones. According to Mr Jones, a former police inspector who served in Wrexham during his career, it will keep a range of vital frontline facilities in the heart […]

Anwyl homes takes two trainee assistant site managers from Coleg Cambria

Flintshire-based Anwyl Homes has employed two young trainee assistant site managers from Coleg Cambria. 18-year-old Jacob Hird from Mold and 17-year-old Jay Williams from Cefn Mawr in Wrexham have joined the fast growing business to learn everything there is to know about the day-to-day construction of quality new build homes, with a view to becoming […]

Grieving mum backs fix room for drug users

The bereaved mother of a teenager who died after taking ecstasy has backed the call by a police boss to set up safe injecting areas for drug users in North Wales. Schoolgirl Martha Fernbeck was just 15 when she suffered a cardiac arrest in July 2013 after swallowing half a gram of 90 per cent […]

Golden jubilee is a moveable feast

A national women’s organisation that began in the Bala area will be celebrating its golden anniversary in style thanks to a trailer company. Merched y Wawr marks its 50th birthday this year and a series of exhibitions is planned to mark the event. But transporting the panels which form the exhibition around the country posed […]

New £2.2M hospice building with green credentials is up for award

A ground-breaking new £2.2 million hospice extension which heats itself and looks after surrounding wildlife is in the running for a top building award. The new extension built by Flintshire company Anwyl Construction for the Hospice of the Good Shepherd, at Backford, near Chester, has been shortlisted for the North West Local Authority Building Control […]

Community spirited pupils volunteer to help give their estate a spring clean

Schoolchildren joined in to help local community groups give their housing estate a major spring clean. The team’s litter picking efforts ensured the Peulwys estate in Llysfaen was left spic and span and they were rewarded with some well-earned bacon butties at the community centre after they finished. The operation was spearheaded by community regeneration […]

Open air girl Claire finds perfect job as the boss of outdoor store

Adventure loving Claire Vinall has landed her dream job – as the new manager of an outdoor store. Claire, 34, spends her time away from work taking part in fresh air activities like camping and canoeing. So she was thrilled when she was appointed as the boss of Trespass at Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre in […]

Bakers raise dough for hospice

A group of big-hearted bakers are organising a charity football match to raise some dough for a hospice. The team at Village Bakery are in training twice a week for the game in aid of Nightingale House in Wrexham. They will be playing Welsh National League side Johnstown FC at Chester City’s ground, the Deva […]