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Serial killer Peter Moore inspired by Friday the 13th slasher movies

Eighties slasher movie franchise Friday the 13th may have inspired the deadly killing spree of North Wales cinema owner Peter Moore, according to the man who put him behind bars for life. Moore’s three-month rampage across North Wales in the course of which he killed four men, stabbing them to death and mutilating their bodies, […]

Starring role for Welsh Cakes in royal couple’s virtual tour

A bakery’s iconic Welsh Cakes have been chosen for a starring role in a food-related royal virtual tour of the UK. The Wrexham-based Village Bakery has featured on the social media channels of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, looking back at their previous visit to the bakery and […]

Unique chair designed to combat loneliness in running for award

A unique chair that’s been designed to combat loneliness by encouraging people to sit down and talk to each other has put a housing association in the running for a top award. The Cadair Sgwrs (Chatting Chair) project launched by Cartrefi Conwy has been shortlisted for one of the top honours at the prestigious Arts […]

Outstanding GCSE grades at Myddelton College represent ‘justice’ for students

The headmaster of one of the UK’s newest private schools said the “outstanding” GCSE exam results represented justice for his students. Andrew Allman, Headmaster of Myddeltpn College in Denbigh, was speaking after 85 per cent of the Year 11 pupils gained A star to C grades after having to cope with the trials and tribulations […]

Vicious partner tried to kill mum-of-three by crashing car into stone wall at speed

A mum-of-three has told how her violent partner tried to kill her by deliberately crashing his car at speed into a stone wall when she was pregnant. Terrified Annie, 30, not her real name, miraculously survived the impact but suffered whiplash, stomach pains and severe headaches while her raging partner tried to smash the car […]

Remarkable Eunice’s mission of mercy helps keep families off the breadline

A remarkable Rhyl woman who is helping keep over 20 people a week across the town off the breadline with her busy food bank has issued an appeal for lockdown donations of food. Eunice Parry has been running the charity from the ASK Centre in Water Street for the past three years but lockdown has […]

Young virtuosos given chance to shine at top music festival

Talented young musicians from North Wales are being given the chance to shine at a top international music festival. They will have the opportunity to perform with acclaimed orchestra NEW Sinfonia at the North Wales International Music Festival that’s going virtual for the first time in its 49-year history. Instead of being held at St […]

Bentley Continental GTC V8 road test by Steve Rogers

The week of Storm Francis wasn’t the best time to be spending a few days in the Continental convertible but it certainly proved the insulation qualities of the multi layered fabric roof. As I drove away from Bentley’s headquarters at Crewe the rain was pounding down but the sound deadening was so effective I forgot […]

Pioneering online classes provide educational lifeline for key workers’ kids

A pioneering online learning programme, created by academics as part of research into the impact of Covid-19 on schooling, has provided an educational lifeline for a family of keyworkers in Flintshire. Top researchers from Bangor University have recruited families from across England and Wales for the study, which considers how best to teach children remotely […]

Secret care home concert is perfect birthday present for Karen

A Wrexham care home resident enjoyed a birthday to remember as she discovered a secret concert was taking place on the complex where she lives. The surprise gig was held in the grounds of Pendine Park’s Summerhill site, with residents and staff from the complex’s care homes coming together to enjoy musical offerings by three […]