• Store staff come steaming in with effort for Macmillan’s World Biggest Coffee Morning

  • Chef running one of country’s most decorated restaurants will show off skills to food lovers

  • Choir hits high notes to celebrate fifth birthday

  • Taking care of football stars of the future

Care home residents create weeping wall of 1,500 poppies

Residents at a care home are creating their own weeping wall of poppies to honour the fallen. The 1,500 poppies will go on display at the Pendine Park care organisation in Wrexham ahead of Armistice Day on November 11. The spectacular tribute will be draped from one the upper windows of the Penybryn care home and […]

Aimee inspired to raise charity cash by memory of her mum

A cosmetics expert is taking on a series of fund-raising challenges in memory of her mother who died from cancer. Aimee Evans, 25, signed up for the Rainbow Dash Bubble Bash organised by the Nightingale House Hospice in Wrexham. She’s aiming add another bucketful of cash to the money she has already raised for the […]

Choir which sings with its hands signals new wave of life for grandmother Jennifer

A grandmother who has been deaf since birth says joining a signing choir has transformed her life for the better. And Jennifer Williams, 72, reckons she can’t wait to join fellow members of Wrexham Singing Hands when they perform their eye-catching musical routines for appreciative audiences in the Eagles Meadow shopping centre on Saturday September […]

Adventurous couple Geoff and Ella celebrate 65 years of wedded bliss

The adventurous grandparents of a world champion sailor celebrated their sapphire wedding anniversary at a care home. Geoff Blore, 88, and his wife Ella, 91, marked 65 years of marital bliss with their family and staff at the Pendine Park care organisation in Wrexham. Ella, has been a resident at the Highfield House Care Home […]

Couple enjoy sweet taste of success taking ancient biscuit across the world

An enterprising couple are supplying one of the world’s most famous stores and prestigious outlets in Singapore and Kuwait after reviving Britain’s oldest biscuit. Four years ago James Shepherd and his wife Natasha re-created the historic Aberffraw Biscuit which dates back to the 13th century. They won plaudits from lovers of fine food when they […]

Wrexham skipper Shaun is backed by police boss

Wrexham football club skipper Shaun Pearson will have the full weight of the law behind when he patrols the defence on away trips. The six-foot centre-half’s away kit has been sponsored by none other than lifelong Dragons fan Arfon Jones, the North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner. The retired copper, a former Inspector in Wrexham […]

Timber company helps garden guru Alan Titchmarsh transform a home

A leading timber company have answered an appeal from gardening guru Alan Titchmarsh to help transform the garden of a couple of Chester Good Samaritans for his new TV series. Love Your Home and Garden is a follow-up to Britain’s most popular gardening programme, Love Your Garden, and its first episode aired this month with […]

Peak performance in aid of air ambulance

Big-hearted bakers took on a mountainous challenge in aid of the Wales Air Ambulance. The team from the Village Bakery took part in the gruelling Three Peaks Race and raised more than £1,500 for the life-saving service. The race requires participants to reach the top of the highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales. They […]

Prince’s new ambassador will urge business leaders to become ethical entrepreneurs

The Prince of Wales’s new business ambassador wants to create a new generation of ethical entrepreneurs. Chris Nott OBE says that working in a responsible way can be good for businesses and is not simply about philanthropy and firms in Wales are already setting an example in adopting good operating practices. That’s the message which the […]

Cash boost for brick children school thanks to Wrexham finance firm

A WREXHAM-based charity which helps some of Nepal’s most impoverished children gain an education has thanked a finance firm for a cash boost. Treasurer of The Brick Children School charity, Terry Wales, met with Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management Director Medwyn Edwards to share with him the good work which the charity does. The charity was […]