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  • Locked down care home residents get creative 

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 […]

Jamie Oliver’s star pupil learns new skills in Conwy

An online culinary sensation backed by food superstar Jamie Oliver has turned to a Welsh centre of excellence for his latest cookery tips. Former builder Barry Lewis can be seen online learning how to create a frittata – an Italian omelette – with Bodnant Welsh Food Centre’s cookery school consultant Eira Roche. The dad-of-two quit […]

Ambush Alf recalls how he escaped war atrocity

A Llandudno war veteran who narrowly escaped one of the Second World War’s worst atrocities has gone on camera to tell how he survived the massacre. Alf Davies, 94, and two of his mates, somehow made it to the Dunkirk beaches and managed to board a ship bound for Margate – but most of their […]

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 […]