• Slimline carer Helen is jumping for joy

  • Care home residents raise cash for children’s charity

  • Dedicated Hannah in running for social care Oscar

  • Banning mobile phones has made pupils more sociable and improved exam results

Youngster can bearly believe it when he meets Pudsey

LITTLE Johnjoe Evans could bearly believe who he met while he was out shopping with his mum. Because as wandered around the perfume department at Boots in the Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre in Wrexham, casually walking up to him came his hero, none other than Pudsey Bear himself. Four-year-old Johnjoe was totally shocked at seeing […]

Wrexham: Pink party for cancer charity is a real hoot

A party in Wrexham to raise money for a breast cancer charity was a real hoot. The pink party at the Pendine Park care organisation in aid of Breast Cancer Awareness welcomed some very special guests – courtesy of the North Wales Owl Sanctuary. They included Malaqi, a five year old South African barn owl, […]

Early taste of Christmas comes to North Wales

An early taste of Christmas came to North Wales with a festive market. Shoppers queued to snap up presents and handmade decorations and enjoy cookery demonstrations at Bodnant Welsh Food Centre’s Christmas Market. Kicking off the show was Bodnant executive chef, Dai Davies, just back from Las Vegas, where he had been promoting Welsh produce […]

Cinema takes movie fans on magical mystery tour

A WREXHAM cinema is taking film fans on a magical mystery tour of the movie world. They’ll buy their tickets and settle into their seats at the Odeon in Eagles Meadow but right up until the curtain rises they won’t have a clue about exactly what film they’ve come to see. But what they can […]

Singing and dancing dementia expert Jane wins gold award

A dementia expert from Deganwy has been honoured with a gold award for her work – along with her song and dance skills. Mum of two Jane Geraghty, 42, won the category for Excellence in Dementia Care and the social care Oscars, the Wales Care Awards. The glittering ceremony sponsored by Barclays Bank and organised […]

Bronze Age secrets at site of new £7m dementia centre

The site of a new £7 million dementia centre is marking its centenary as a place providing health care – but its history goes back all the way to the Bronze Age. The award winning Pendine Park care organisation is building a flagship centre of excellence where the former Bryn Seiont hospital stood on the […]

Former tank driver wins gold at Wales Care Awards

A FORMER soldier who drove a tank through two bloody war zones has powered his way to a major award for his work as a front line carer for young people. Mark Adams, 36, spent five years serving with the British Army before joining the staff at the Branas Isaf care centre in Llandrillo, near […]

Anglesey nursing home celebrates silver anniversary

An Anglesey nursing home celebrating its 25th anniversary has been hailed as an important employer on the island. The praise came during a special party to mark the silver anniversary of the Glan Rhos home on the outskirts of Brynsiencyn, near Llanfair PG. The home was founded in November 1989 by the late Eirlys Ombler, […]

Business duo open their own boutique in Denbigh

TWO successful businesswomen with a shared passion for fashion have made their dreams come true by opening their own ladies’ clothing boutique in Denbigh. Angela Jones and her friend Mel Jones each already run thriving businesses in the town but have nurtured a lifelong ambition to have their own shop selling stylish yet affordable clothing and […]

Make Wrexham a city says Ian Lucas MP

Wrexham MP Ian Lucas is backing calls for the town to be made a city to underline its credentials as the civic capital of the region. Mr Lucas said that North East Wales could become a dominant economic force with the city of Wrexham at its heart. He was speaking at a meeting of Wrexham Business […]