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  • 750,000 trailers and counting as iconic firm celebrates diamond anniversary

Mitsusbishi Shogun Sport launch report by Steve Rogers

WE have been waiting a while, a long while, for something to happen on the Mitsubishi Shogun front and here it is. But this is not a new Shogun, well not quite. The big SUV, loved by farmers and anyone else needing serious off road capability which could also double as family wheels, is dead […]

Michelin restaurant boss Susan back in business after life-changing knee op

A life-changing partial knee replacement operation has saved the owner of a Michelin starred North Wales restaurant from having to give up the job she loves. The intricate procedure was carried out on Susan Webb at the private Spire Yale Hospital, Wrexham, by top orthopaedic specialist Mr Tony Smith, after arthritis left her barely able […]

Promotional merchandise firm Sional champion Welsh with new online site

A North Wales promotional merchandise company is championing the use of Welsh to meet a growing demand from customers to use the language. Sional Promotional Merchandise from Llanfairfechan, which has customers around the world, is seeing a rise in inquiries from Welsh-speaking customers on its doorstep. The company has worked with a Gwynedd design firm […]

Double celebration for choir as search for new singing star gets underway

One of the most successful choirs to have graced the stage at an international festival is making an emotional return as it marks the 20th anniversary of their greatest ever triumph. The Sirenian Singers, which is also celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, will be closing the concert at this year’s Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod […]

The art of business can boost economy, says opera legend

A towering figure from the world of opera will urge business leaders in Wrexham to support the arts as a way of boosting the economy. Welsh National Opera’s Artistic Director David Pountney will be one of three speakers at a morning meeting of the Wrexham Business Professionals at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Wrexham. The […]

Youngsters pop in to say thanks to trailer firm

A nursery group’s plans to move into a new home has been given a major boost. The Cylch Meithrin, in Cynwyd, near Corwen, is refurbishing the former village school which should be ready by September. The staff and a dozen of the youngsters paid a visit to the Ifor Williams Trailers factory down the road […]

Care home residents tune up for international festival

A group of musical care home residents have been tuning up for an international festival with the help of an opera singer and a top accompanist. Mezzo soprano Jenny Pearson and pianist Annette Bryn Parri who plays regularly for Sir Bryn Terfel spent the day at the Pendine Park care organisation in Wrexham. They were […]

Young swimmers are making a splash

A group of talented swimmers from Connah’s Quay Swimming Club and Nofio Clwyd Performance Centre, both based at Cambrian Aquatics Sports Centre, are making a splash following the arrival of several world class starting blocks, courtesy of Anwyl Homes. Having supported the hugely successful Nofio Clwyd Performance Centre for many years, the housebuilder contributed £1500 […]

North Wales tidal lagoon boss vows to press ahead

The company behind plans for a North Wales tidal lagoon that could create 20,000 jobs and generate more than £11 billion for the regional economy has vowed to press ahead with the scheme. Henry Dixon, the chairman of North Wales Tidal Energy (NWTE), the group leading the project, said he was not deterred by the […]