• 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

Cash seized from villains helps young people kick off to a brighter future

Money confiscated from criminals is helping young people build a new future for themselves – with the help of football and an ex-offender who’s now a role model. The ground-breaking Warehouse project in Wrexham, which teaches construction skills as a way of getting a foothold on the jobs ladder, has been given a boost by […]

Dragon boat race will make big splash for Irfon’s cancer fund

A Chinese dragon boat race is being organised to boost a fund-raising campaign set up by inspirational cancer sufferer Irfon Williams. Teams from the world of business are being sought to take part in the race that will take place at the All-Wales Boat Show in Pwllheli on Sunday, May 10, the final day of […]

Caring cinema staff to scoop up charity cash

Caring cinema staff are going to scoop up charity cash for disadvantaged youngsters. Staff at the Odeon at the Eagles Meadow in Wrexham will be handing out free ice cream between 10.30am and 9.30pm on Tuesday April 14. However, customers will be asked for a charitable donation with all funds going to support the work […]

Ambush Alf records his war memories for time capsule

The remarkable story of a war veteran who narrowly escaped one of the Second World War’s worst atrocities has been saved for future generations. The memories of Alf Davies, 94, from Llandudno, have been recorded by housing association Cartrefi Conwy so they can be put in a time capsule. The capsule will be buried at […]

Brighter future pops up for devastated couple

An Abergele couple who lost almost everything after a house fire are getting back on their feet – with the help of pop up furniture shop. Michelle Nolan and her partner Darren Healey, from Ffordd y Morfa, were left in dire straits after all their belongings suffered smoke and water damage as a result of […]

Top businessmen call for Wrexham to become North Wales regional capital

A campaign has been launched to secure official recognition for Wrexham as the regional capital of North Wales. The call came from a trio of top local businessmen at a meeting of the influential group, Wrexham Business Professionals, that’s made up of the town’s accountants and solicitors Around 80 key figures from area’s business and […]

TV choirmaster Gareth Malone will unveil new choir in Llangollen

Britain’s favourite choirmaster will showcase his new choir at this summer’s Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. Gareth Malone OBE, who masterminded the meteoric rise to fame of the Military Wives choir, is looking forward to playing a part in the climactic Choir of the World event when choirs will compete for the prestigious Pavarotti Trophy. And […]

Artistic Ieuan and Grace will help raise cash for children’s hospice

Two talented schoolchildren brushed aside stiff opposition to win a competition which will help a property firm raise money for a children’s hospice. Elwy owner Angela Jones organised the competition to design For Sale and To Let boards for the estate agency and the lettings sides of the business. Schools from Denbighshire and Conwy were […]

Budding chef Alex tastes success with winning pie

A budding chef could see his prize-winning pie on supermarket shelves after rising to the top in a competition organised by a leading bakery. The chilli con carne pie created by catering student Alex Garside, from Connah’s Quay, was top of the pastry pops with judges from the Village Bakery and with Clwyd South AM […]

Ex-Gladiator Jet will officially open new Spire Cosmetic Suite

A former TV Gladiator is taking on a new challenge in North Wales. Diane Youdale, best known for her role as Jet in the hit television series Gladiators, will officially open the new Spire North Wales Cosmetic Suite in Abergele on Saturday, April 18. The private hospital’s base on the North Wales Business Park on […]