• Couple make flower business blossom

  • Kind-hearted team pack shoeboxes with Christmas joy

  • Record breaking 80 awards for South Caernarfon Creameries as cheese and butter  

  • North Wales’s most haunted –the Salusbury Arms and its seven ghosts

Wrexham IT firm beds in with Llay company set to expand further in Irish dairy farm market

A WREXHAM IT firm is helping an animal bedding company expand into the Irish dairy market following a £1 million investment. Wrexham Industrial Estate-based Rawson IT Services has won the contract to provide a managed IT service for Platts Animal Bedding, based in Llay, which manufactures and supplies specialist animal bedding, primarily for cattle in […]

Special award for narrowboat legend Peter

A narrowboat legend was honoured at a glittering ceremony to celebrate a record year in the North Wales tourism industry. Over the years Peter Jones, proprietor of Jones the Boats, has ferried tens of thousands of passengers over the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct which is a World Heritage Site. But after more than 25 years, the 83-year-old […]

Care home residents make music with revolutionary device

A group of care home residents are helping to test a revolutionary new high tech instrument that helps disabled people make music. The device has been trialled at the Pendine Park care organisation who are working with Europe’s largest industrial manufacturing company, Siemens, and the Hallé orchestra. The first version of the device was a […]

Caring Lauren wins social care Oscar

A chance to fill in for a colleague who was on maternity leave paid off for a Neath woman when she picked up a prestigious award. Mother-of-two Lauren Davies was among the winners at this year’s Wales Care Awards which were presented at a ceremony in Cardiff City Hall. The awards are organised by Care […]

Appeal for memories of tragic F1 hero Tom Pryce for new book

An appeal has been launched for stories for a new book about tragic F1 hero Tom Pryce. Campaigners are trying to raise £50,000 to erect a statue in memory of the race ace and to inspire children and young people in his hometown of Denbigh to reach for their dreams. Their drive has received a […]

Inspirational care worker overcomes shyness to scoop national award

A care assistant from Merthyr Vale whose dedication to her residents helped her overcome her own shyness has been honoured for her work. Julie Sheen, who works at Greenhill Manor Care Home in Merthyr Tydfil, was awarded bronze at this year’s prestigious Wales Care Awards. Run by Care Forum Wales and held at the City […]

Mum, 40, speaks out after two decades of vicious abuse by jailed ex-husband

A North Wales woman has revealed how her brutal and controlling ex-husband broke her arms, shattered her jaw, shaved her head and made her wear a wig which he took off if he thought another man was looking at her After surviving two decades of vicious abuse, Fiona (not her real name), 40, has spoken […]

TV firm flying high after programme is sold to 50 countries and wins top award

A documentary programme that reveals the inside story of how the giant wings of the Airbus A380 ‘superjumbo’ make their first journey has been sold to be shown in 50 countries worldwide. The global co-production was led by North Wales television company, Cwmni Da, who are also celebrating after the series about the world’s tides […]

Trailer firm gives Manchester United stopper David de Gea a helping hand

Manchester United’s superstar goalkeeper David de Gea is being given a helping hand to stay at the peak of his powers by Europe’s largest trailer maker. The Red Devils have taken delivery of a box van from Ifor Williams Trailers to store and transport training equipment for de Gea and his fellow stoppers, including Argentinian […]

Christmas shoppers urged to help youngsters like Caitlin live life to the full

A Wrexham mum who provides round-the-clock care for her severely disabled daughter is calling on Christmas shoppers to dig deep and support the charity that gives her family a lifeline. Caitlin Hooper, 16, from Borras, suffers with quadriplegia cerebral palsy which prevents her from being able to control the movements of her arms and legs, […]