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  • Confusion over lockdown easing is “total shambles” and could cause influx of visitor to North Wales

  • Ex-soldier with PTSD and soccer ref team up to raise cash for NHS with comic videos

Fay dons her stiletto heels to complete marathon walk for NHS charity

A 75-year-old psychologist has proved mind can triumph over matter by completing a marathon walk in aid of the North Wales NHS charity on two artificial hips and a pair of stiletto shoes. Fay Harris also suffers from ME and has twice broken her neck but it didn’t stop the keen horsewoman who has a […]

Raising money for dementia charity is a piece of cake

Staff at a care home whipped out their whisks and baked hundreds of cupcakes to raise a baking bowl full of dough for people living with dementia. The culinary whizzes at Pendine Park’s Bryn Seiont Newydd dementia centre of excellence  in Caernarfon held a socially distanced cupcake party in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society The […]

Care home staff star in film about life under lockdown

Staff at a care organisation will have a starring role in a new film about life under lockdown. The documentary is being produced by Wrexham Museum to chronicle how local people coped with the coronavirus crisis. Among those being featured are staff at Pendine Park who are on the frontline in protecting their much-loved residents. […]

Trailer firm pledges to stick with club hit by Covid crisis

A top trailer maker has pledged to stick by Wrexham AFC as it battles a massive financial crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. At the reveal of the new kit, Ifor Williams Trailers were unveiled as the main shirt sponsor for the fifth season running – whenever the 2020-21 campaign gets going. The fan-owned club […]

Cheapskate Awards given to “uncaring” councils propping up league of shame

A “terrible ten” local authorities are being presented with Cheapskate Awards for paying the lowest care home fees in Wales amid the coronavirus crisis. They’re being awarded by Care Forum Wales who say the biggest difference between the highest and lowest weekly fee per person is more than £12,000 a year  – equivalent to nearly […]

Tourism facing “cataclysmic” job losses of up to 12,500 in North Wales

Around 10,500 jobs will be lost in the tourism and hospitality industry in North Wales even if it’s allowed to start trading again on July 1 – with another 2,000 at risk if it’s a month later. That’s the stark conclusion of a survey conducted by North Wales Tourism with support from the North Wales […]

Brave Deanna is back on the pandemic front line after winning her virus battle

A brave frontline nurse who has returned to work after spending six days in intensive care with the deadly Corona virus has teamed up with one of the world’s finest patisserie chefs to launch a cake-making competition to honour NHS heroes. Mum-of-two Deanna Paule, from Wrexham, will judge the entries with Anglesey chef Richard Holt […]

Community pub and shop supply vulnerable people in virus crisis

A vibrant village enterprise delivering food and groceries to isolated and vulnerable people in the west of rural Denbighshire through the Covid-19 pandemic has received over £20,000 to boost its services. Clawddnewydd, between Ruthin and Cerrigydrudion, boasts a shop and a pub, the Glan Llyn, run by local people and they have introduced new outreach […]

University experts on a mission to provide hay fever relief for millions

Researchers from North Wales are studying the DNA of pollen to provide new hope for millions of hay fever sufferers across the UK. It’s that time of year again when hay fever leaves one in five people with red eyes, runny noses and sneezing fits – but scientists at Bangor University could soon have an […]