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Wrexham stores fly the flag for Independents’ Day

Smaller businesses at a shopping centre are helping to fly the flag for independent stores. The outlets at Eagles Meadow in Wrexham are backing the UK Independents’ Day campaign on July 4 to help local businesses to prosper and grow, and boost town economies. They say small businesses can offer great customer service, unique finds, […]

Blooming marvellous as Swansea youngsters get busy in the garden

Green-fingered youngsters from Swansea schools are busy putting the finishing touches to their gardens for the annual Swansea in Bloom competition. The schools competition is sponsored by the Quadrant Shopping Centre and Premier Leisure Parks, and each year it attracts entries from over 30 primary and special schools. Last year the winners of the schools […]

Bereaved mum enlists choir’s help to raise funds in memory of her daughter

A choir will burst into song to help a bereaved mum raise money for the hospital that treated her daughter who died tragically young aged just 40. Cantorion Porth-yr-Aur are organising a concert sponsored by the Pendine Park care organisation to raise funds for the Renal Unit at Ysbyty Gwynedd hospital at Theatr Seilo, Caernarfon, […]

Intrepid care workers to trek up Snowdon in aid of mental health charity 

A group of intrepid care workers will trek up Wales’ highest mountain in aid of a mental health charity. The intrepid crew who work at Bodlondeb care home at Pendine Park care organisation, Wrexham, are going to climb Snowdon on July 4 to raise money for MIND. Whilst they’re on their on their way up […]

Top tenor Wynne will be on a high as he goes for festival hat-trick

Top tenor Wynne Evans has landed an incomparable new role – singing alongside the world-renowned former royal harpist Catrin Finch. Wynne – who shot to stardom as the waiter who belted out catchy jingles in the Go Compare TV ads – will be taking to the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod stage for the third time in […]

Prince of Wales on parade at this year’s International Eisteddfod

This year’s Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod will have a royal visitor when the Prince of Wales calls on the opening day of the annual event, Tuesday, July 7. Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall will be there in the afternoon for the opening day Parade of Nations led by Eisteddfod President Terry Waite, CBE. […]

Nursing homes could be forced to close by “daft” immigration rules

A number of nursing homes in Wales could be forced to close because of new UK Government rules, a social care chief has warned. The controversial legislation will force non-European workers to return home if they are not earning at least £35,000 after six years – and that will include well-qualified nurses working in social […]

Taste of success for Wrexham restaurant

A Wrexham restaurant has won an award for its tip top customer service. Frankie and Benny’s at the Eagles Meadow shopping centre in Wrexham has been awarded a certificate of excellence by the online review organisation, TripAdvisor. The eatery was rewarded because it received a host of positive reviews submitted by customers. It’s the only […]

Shoot outs score a hit for children’s hospice

A team of big hearted trailer makers raised £15,000 for a children’s hospice charity – and had a ball at the same time. Staff at Ifor Williams Trailers kicked off their fund-raising for the Tŷ Gobaith/Hope House organisation with a series of penalty shoot out competitions for which they built a special trailer. The charity needs […]