• Youngsters make memories with care home residents

  • New state-of-the-art training centre will help protect former hospital site

  • New matron spearheads growth at private hospital

  • Pure water supplier turns on the taps for first time in Wales

New search launched for singing stars of future

A “supremely talented soprano” has launched a search to find the world’s most talented young singers. According to Charlotte Hoather, 25, winning the prestigious Pendine International Voice of the Future competition at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod last year catapulted her career to a new level on the global stage. Organisers say entries are already […]

Top green energy company on a hat-trick at Wales renewables awards

A top North Wales ‘green’ energy company are in the running for a hat-trick of national awards. Hafod Renewables, from Denbigh, have been short-listed in three categories at the Wales Energy Efficiency Awards at Cardiff’s Marriott Hotel this month. It follows their success last year when they were voted Wales’s top Renewable Heating Installer and […]

Alfa Romeo Stelvio road test by Steve Rogers

MENTION Alfa Romeo and I go all weak at the knees. Bit OTT for a grown man I suppose but it is the one car badge that really excites me, and I know all about its colourful history. I have driven some dodgy Alfas, albeit a couple of decades or more ago, loose trim, awful […]

Chance for greatest dancers to be on top of the world

A brand new festival is to offer Wales’s dancing hopefuls a unique route into one of the world’s greatest cultural events – and the chance to compete for a share of £3,500. In a ground-breaking partnership the inaugural Festival of Discovery on Anglesey in May will give 12 troupes of folk dancers the chance to […]

Surge in demand for security is just the job for electricians who met at college

An electrical business set up by two former apprentices who met in college is enjoying a boom thanks to a surge in security work. Electricians Ryan Griffiths and Nick Dacey teamed up last year as RN Electrical and Security after forming a friendship as apprentice electricians at what is now Coleg Cambria’s Bersham Road campus, […]

Police chief urges company bosses to give offenders second chance

A police chief is urging company bosses in North Wales to follow the example of the Timpson shoe and watch repair chain by giving offenders a second chance. According to North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner, Arfon Jones, recruiting people with convictions can have a positive impact on their businesses by giving them access to […]

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV road test by Steve Rogers

It looks like the car industry is in for another bumpy ride. If last year wasn’t hard enough with companies grappling with tougher emissions standards and falling sales 2019 is going to be even more turbulent with lots of big decisions to be made on the future of the industry. Ford and Jaguar Land Rover […]

Top harpist swaps Albert Hall for care home

One of the UK’s most talented young harpists treated care home residents to a virtuoso performance. Elfair Grug, 29, swapped the prestigious Albert Hall in London for Pendine Park’s Bryn Bella Care Home in Wrexham where she put on an hour-long concert. Her repertoire included classical music, some Irish, Scottish and Welsh folk tunes and […]

Trailer maker helps steer F1 star to success in Arctic rally 

Europe’s top trailer maker is toasting success after supporting a daring rally run by F1 star Valteri Bottas in one of the most challenging rally races in the world. The legendary F1 star made his rally debut for M-Sport, braving snow and ice-laden roads in his native Finland for the Arctic Lapland Rally – an […]