• The Dragon roars: Dairy farmers’ co-operative posts record sales of £52.9m

  • Caring staff drive appeal to honour F1 racing hero

  • TV firm clinches deal to sell hit children’s show to Brittany

  • Colourful carnival finale to summer activities for Wrexham charity centre

People urged to vote to hit villains where it hurts 

Voting lines are open for people across North Wales to choose which local community group they want to support – using cash seized from criminals. A total pot of £42,000 is up for grabs as part of a new scheme set up by North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Winston Roddick to reward groups which help […]

Care home bosses back calls for urgent reforms

Care home bosses in North Wales have backed a call for urgent reforms of the way services are commissioned and paid for. A review into the quality of life and care of older people in care homes in Wales conducted by the Older People’s Commissioner has revealed worrying flaws in procedures for commissioning social care. […]

Sharon’s silver service wins national award

A WOMAN who wanted to care for people since she was a schoolgirl has won national recognition at Wales’ top care awards. Sharon Burke won silver at a glittering Oscars-style awards night in Cardiff City Hall, hosted by BBC presenter Lucy Owen, and organised by Care Forum Wales, to acknowledge and reward excellence in the […]

Mums chuffed by generosity of TV star David Walliams

Christmas has come early for a primary school in Denbighshire when mums when TV star and best-selling children’s author David Walliams responded to their plea for help. The comedian got in touch immediately when he was contacted by mum-of-two Sian Canty, secretary of the Parent-Teacher Association at Ysgol y Llys in Prestatyn, asking if he […]

Trailer firm comes to the aid of Wales Rally GB duo

A top trailer firm has come to the aid of a rally duo aiming to take a top racing title. Thanks to Ifor Williams Trailers, driver Hefin Lloyd-Davies and his navigator Mark Lewis will be able to relax in comfort during the down time in the Wales Rally GB, which heads off from Colwyn Bay […]

Wrexham: Ex-addict honoured after triumph over drugs

A man who has overcome his own battle with drink and drug addiction to help and support others has been honoured for his hard work and dedication. Tony Ormond, from Wrexham, knows how difficult it is to overcome addiction problems having spent 17 years of his life injecting heroin, using cocaine and ecstasy, abusing alcohol […]

Energy experts win back £16k for Welsh students

A Welsh language teaching company is stepping up its programme of courses after receiving a £16,500 windfall thanks to a local energy broker. When the Llanrwst branch of Popeth Cymraeg became suspicious about the level of energy charges they were paying they turned to Ruthin-based The Energy Company for help and advice. The specialists in […]

Super-green energy firm in running for awards double

A super-green North Wales energy company and its entrepreneurial boss are double finalists in prestigious national awards. Carbon Zero Renewables based in St Asaph and its managing director Gareth Jones have both been shortlisted for honours in the 2014 Free2Network Business Awards, which aim to recognise, celebrate and promote the achievements of businesses and entrepreneurs […]

St Asaph: Gran and grandson take on Great Wall

A grandmother and grandson have teamed up to take on the Great Wall of China in aid of a hospice charity. Family duo Sue Last and 14 year old George Last are already in training for their marathon trek next May along part of the longest structure made by humans when they’ll be raising money […]