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Police boss plans to put more bobbies on beat in North Wales

A police boss has pledged to put more bobbies on the beat in North Wales. The region’s newly-elected police and crime commissioner, Andy Dunbobbin, says he will increase the number of officers and staff during his three-year term of office. He also promised to improve the technology at their disposal so police officers could spend […]

PACT unlocks skills for young people hit hard by pandemic lockdown

An environmental project that aims to give workplace skills to young people hit hard by the pandemic lockdown has been backed by a community charity. The Friends of the Cob on Marsh Road in Rhyl have had their joinery workshop equipped with brand new tools by the North Wales Police and Community Trust (PACT). The […]

Sun, rain and even air – village hall gets greener thanks to windfarm windfall

A Vale of Clwyd village hall could be the greenest in Wales literally thanks to a windfall from a renewable energy giant. The building at Llanbedr DC, near Ruthin, dates back to the First World War but it’s very 21st century thanks to a brand-new air-source heating system. That’s been installed by award-winning green energy […]

Skoda Kamiq drive by Steve Rogers

Remember the Yeti, Skoda’s ground breaking family SUV with the Tonka toy looks? This is its replacement, the Kamiq, and instead of chunky toy think Dr Who’s tardis. Kamiq is the smallest in Skoda’s trio of SUVs coming under Karoq and the big seven seat Kodiaq, and shares much of what you will find in […]

Police and Crime Commissioner chooses ex-top cop as deputy

A former senior detective who led an award-winning investigation into child sexual abuse has been chosen as the preferred candidate to become the new deputy police and crime commissioner in North Wales. The appointment of ex-Detective Chief Superintendent Wayne Jones, who served as Head of Crime Services at North Wales Police, will go before the […]

Giving £40m social care cash to councils is like putting foxes in charge of hen house

A social care leader fears that giving the bulk of a new £48 million funding package to Welsh councils will be like “putting foxes in charge of hen house”. Mario Kreft MBE, the chair of Care Forum Wales, says that local authorities cannot be trusted to distribute the cash from Welsh Government fairly He said […]

Search launched to find tourism heroes

A search has been launched to find the heroes of the tourism and hospitality industry in North Wales after the “absolute nightmare” of the past 18 months. Jim Jones, the chief executive of North Wales Tourism, hopes the glittering Oscars-style awards ceremony will herald a reboot for the sector that’s been battered by the Covid-19 […]

Tech giant’s seal of approval for top North Wales independent school

It’s six of the best for a top Vale of Clwyd independent school which has just landed another glittering accolade from tech giant Microsoft. Myddelton College in Denbigh is the only school in North Wales to be recognised as a Showcase School by the world’s leading software company. It’s an honour the school has been […]

Care home residents in full voice as they sing to keep fit

Care home residents are belting out songs as part of their fitness regime. The people living in Pendine Park’s Penybryn home in Wrexham were in full voice as they enjoyed a SingFit session to aid their physical, emotional and mental health. It was led by enrichment and activities coordinator Elaine Lee who also organises regular […]

Police boss pitches in with cash seized from criminals

Derelict old tennis courts are to be transformed into a state-of-the-art floodlit all-weather sports and leisure area thanks to cash seized from criminals. The junior footballers in Rhostyllen, near Wrexham, will soon be able to train on the new MUGA – multi-use games area – instead of spending £200 a month to pay for 45-minute […]