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Trailer firm creates 30 jobs with new welding academy

A trailer firm has created 30 new jobs after setting up a new academy to train welders. The training school at Ifor Williams Trailers was officially opened by Clwyd South AM Ken Skates, who is also the Welsh Government’s Economy and Transport Minister. The company took the decision to train their own welders at a […]

Cheesemakers at South Caernarfon Creameries launch campaign to support people in North Wales with dementia

CHEESEMAKERS at Wales’s oldest dairy co-operative South Caernarfon Creameries have launched a campaign to support people with dementia in their community. Staff based at the co-operative’s headquarters at Chwilog near Pwllheli have undergone training from experts at the Alzheimer’s Society to become ‘dementia friends’. A dozen workers at South Caernarfon Creameries took part giving them […]

National award double for Vale of Clwyd green energy company

A Denbighshire renewable energy company has won a prestigious green energy award at a major national awards ceremony for the second year running. Hafod Renewables, from Denbigh, has once again been named Wales’s top Renewable Heating Initiative (RHI) Installer of the Year at the Wales Energy Efficiency Awards in Cardiff. The accolade, which covers air […]

Barnstorming performance of Broadway hit Guys and Dolls

More than 100 talented high school pupils put on a barnstorming performance of Broadway classic Guys and Dolls. The high energy production by the students and staff of Ysgol John Bright in Llandudno celebrated 10 years of shows on the stage at the prestigious Venue Cymru. Seventeen-year-old Tomos Bohanna, from Colwyn Bay, who took the […]

Merger adds up to expansion for North Wales accountants

One of the region’s best-known accountancy firms is expanding and merging with a practice in Chester. According to Coxeys, which has offices in Wrexham and Saltney, the city’s branch of the Hall Livesey Brown group is the “perfect fit” for their ambitious growth plans. The Chester operation will still be based at their offices in […]

Dedicated charity fundraiser is officially appointed High Sheriff of Clwyd

A DEDICATED charity fundraiser has been officially appointed as the new High Sheriff of Clwyd and pledged to be an ambassador for good causes. Stephanie Catherall took over the independent, non-political Royal role during a ceremony at St Deiniol’s Church in Hawarden. The event was attended by a host of local dignitaries including Lord-Lieutenant of […]

Firm’s new £3m HQ and warehouse is “major vote of confidence” in Wrexham

The official opening of a new £3 million headquarters and warehouse of a distribution firm is a “major vote of confidence” in Wrexham, according to the town’s AM. Lesley Griffiths, who is also the Welsh Government’s Minister for the Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, cut the ribbon at the new state-of-the-art complex built by McCarthy […]

Housing association teams up with fire service on life-saving campaign

A major campaign has been launched urging people living in Llandudno to report potential fire risks like hoarding. Housing association Cartrefi Conwy has joined forces with the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service to get the message out to residents about reducing the risk of fire hazards in their homes. The ‘Tell us before it’s […]

Fun fairytales go into print

Fun fairytales and tall stories created by the imaginative care home residents are going to be turned into a book. The highly original plot-lines are the result of creative arts workshops held at the Pendine Park care organisations in Wrexham The amateur writers say they have had lots of fun taking part in the workshops […]