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Denbigh’s iconic North Wales Hospital gets go-ahead for redevelopment

The future of one of Wales’s iconic buildings now looks brighter after Denbighshire County Council planners opened the way for the redevelopment of the historic North Wales Hospital in Denbigh. An application by Vale of Clwyd-based Jones Bros to redevelop the 50.6-acre site of the Grade Two Star-listed former psychiatric hospital was approved by the […]

Frantic care home owner forced to draft in staff with Covid

A care home was forced to draft in staff who have Covid-19 because it had nobody else to care for its 12 residents. The nightmare scenario happened at the Caledonia home in Holyhead where 11 of the residents have Coronavirus themselves. Owner Ann Bedford said the 15-bed home which specialises in dementia care only survived […]

Uni experts say celebrities can influence mask-wearing more than politicians

Social media influencers like footballer Marcus Rashford and other celebrities from music, TV and film could have a vital role to play in persuading the public to wear masks to combat Covid according to a leading Bangor University academic. That’s the message from Professor Nathan Abrams who heads a ten-strong team from the university who […]

Volvo XC90 drive by Steve Rogers

It started with a Spaniard and ended with a Swede so it was goodbye Seat Tarraco and hello Volvo XC90. For week two of our New Forest caravan adventure we were royally looked after by one of Sweden’s finest, the premium SUV that has well and truly put the company on the road to success, […]

Felinheli football club seeks recipe for success

An ambitious village football club has unveiled a new kit and new sponsor for its first season in the inaugural Lock Stock Ardal North West Division – and they’re banking on having a recipe for success. The name on the shirts of Y Felinheli is Llofft, a new café/bar/restaurant in the village and as well […]

Bakery firm hailed as “role model” after rising to recruitment challenge

A bakery firm from North Wales has been hailed as a “role model” for other companies for the way it recruits people who are struggling to find jobs. The fast-growing Jones Village Bakery that’s recently launched a new 140,000 sq ft super bakery on Wrexham Industrial Estate is looking to take on another 115 staff. […]

County planners to rule on ambitious plans for derelict North Wales Hospital

Multi-million pound plans to redevelop the long derelict North Wales Hospital site in Denbigh are to be considered by Denbighshire planners next week (Wednesday, September 8). Vale of Clwyd-based Jones Bros want to build 300 new homes and facilities for local businesses, shops and leisure facilities, including a new home for the town’s cricket club, […]

Top cheesemaker South Caernarfon announces record profits of £3.4M

A leading Welsh cheesemaker has delivered a record year with operating profits of £3.4 million on sales of £61.5 million. South Caernarfon Creameries (SCC) has achieved that alongside starting work on a major expansion at their headquarters at Chwilog, near Pwllheli, which will be completed by 2024. It will increase capacity at Wales’s largest farmer-owned […]