• Festival-goers get a taste of Welsh and international language of coffee

  • Entrepreneur builds ‘ultimate suburban hideaway’ complete with hotel-sized sauna and hot tub

  • Top AA storage and distribution grading for Wrexham distribution firm

  • Textile designer uses Anglesey Sea Salt as finishing agent for new Samurai-inspired denim scarves

Christmas comes early for job-seekers in Wrexham

Christmas has come early for job-seekers at a department store in Wrexham. Debenhams at Eagles Meadow shopping centre has taken on 17 Christmas temps in in the run up to the busy festive period. It’s expected a number of the seasonal workers could be kept on permanently in the New Year. Among the new temps […]

North Wales Police in top five at recording crime

North Wales Police is one of the top five forces for recording crime figures accurately, it’s been revealed. A new report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary showed that 94 per cent of crimes in the region were recorded properly. The news was welcomed by North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Winston Roddick CB QC. But […]

New police post opened at Bangor University

A new police post has been opened at Bangor University which has a population of around 12,000 students. The initiative has been welcomed by North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Winston Roddick CB QC who visited the university police team which is based at the university’s Main Arts Library on College Road. The police office is […]

Community heroes honoured for “amazing” contribution

A retired chef with a heart of gold has been honoured for being a “brilliant” neighbour. Great grandmother Gwyneth Davies, from Old Colwyn, is in  her seventies and keeps a watchful eye on her older neighbour and cooks food for her. Gwyneth received the Outstanding Neighbour Award at a ceremony organised by her landlords, Cartrefi Conwy, […]

Appeal for more people to use free cancer service

A specially trained pharmacist is offering a free one-to-one information service for people whose lives have been touched by cancer. Sian Barber, who works at Boots at the Eagles Meadow shopping centre in Wrexham, is urging more people to take advantage of the service As part of its special partnership with Macmillan, the chemist now […]

Builders thank historic football club Chirk AAA

A local football team with an illustrious history will be looking their best in brand new tracksuits thanks to a sponsorship from an award-winning building company. Chirk AAA, one of Wales’s oldest football clubs and founder members of the Football Association of Wales, have been given over 50 brand new tracksuits by Anwyl Construction. The […]

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 […]