• Flintshire company is the first in UK to win backing from TV consumer protection expert

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  • Mum-of-three with dementia rides off into the sunset after recreating iconic music video

Expansion project brews up 30 per cent more business at Mold café

A £20,000 expansion project has helped brew up 30 per cent more business at an award-winning Mold café. Mold Town Mayor Tim Maunders was there to officially open the new extension at Lot 11 Express, on the corner of Chester Street and High Street, after owners took over the former shoe repair shop next door […]

Green-fingered schoolchildren help food distribution firm plant more than 500 trees

A GREEN-FINGERED group of schoolchildren have helped a growing food distribution firm plant more than 500 trees as part of an ongoing commitment to reduce the company’s carbon footprint. Harlech Foodservice, which has its headquarters on Parc Bwyd, Llanystumdwy, near Criccieth, enlisted the skills of 10 youngsters, aged between seven and 11 from nearby Ysgol […]

New Year £3k boost for Wrexham charity thanks to generous Christmas shoppers

A WREXHAM charity which supports disabled children and their families has received a new year boost after generous Christmas shoppers helped them raise more than £3,000. Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre hosted an array of Christmas activities, including a free Santa’s grotto, and pledged to give all donations to Dynamic, a centre for children and young […]

Expanding developer clinches a share of £500 million building contract

A North Wales developer is celebrating after clinching a share of a £500 million 10-year construction contract with a top social housing provider. Brenig Construction are the approved contractor for all Flintshire-based Wales & West Housing schemes in North Wales worth up to £2.5 million as part of WWH’s commitment to building 6,000 new affordable […]

Plus-size model Cat wears cardboard box on catwalk for homeless charity

A hospital worker determined to highlight the plight of homeless people paraded the catwalk at a top fashion show wearing cardboard boxes, sheets of newspaper and silver foil. Catrin Stace- Jones, an operating department practitioner at Spire Yale Hospital in Wrexham who is also a successful plus-size model, donned the ‘statement dress’ she made herself at […]

Tuneful tots sing happy birthday to care home resident Norma, 78

Tuneful tots belted out happy birthday to retired office clerk Norma Porter when they paid a heart-warming visit to the care home where she lives. The children from Welsh language nurseries Cylch Meithrin Bro Alun and Cylch Meithrin Summerhill called to see residents at Pendine Park’s Hillbury care home in Wrexham. The visit was organised […]

Top orchestra heralds New Year with musical magic in Wrexham

A New Year concert by a top orchestra was hailed as a “magical occasion”. St Giles’ Church in Wrexham was packed for the concert by NEW Sinfonia and talented soloist Erin Rossington, the talented young soprano. Erin, 24, from Llanfairtalhaiarn, near Abergele shot to prominence when triumphed over competitors from all around the globe in […]

Corwen on course to be at the vanguard of the green revolution in Wales

Corwen is on course to be one of the greenest towns in Wales thanks to a ground-breaking energy project aimed at cutting local electricity bills and making money for renewable energy providers – and for the community. The town already has its own community hydro-electric project fed from the Pen y Pigyn Reservoir but now […]

Travel bosses party with Peter Andre after scooping top award

Bosses from a North Wales-based independent travel agency partied with Peter Andre after scooping a top award for the third year running at a prestigious industry conference. Don Bircham and Lindsey Barber of Hays Travel North West, which has its head office in Wrexham and runs stores across North Wales including Rhyl, Colwyn Bay, Mold, […]