• Sian boxes clever to raise money for cancer charity and honour memory of stab victim Craig

  • £15m dementia centre plan will create 150 new jobs in Wrexham

  • MP visit marks completion of £50,000 refurbishment at Wrexham copier firm

  • Craft beer boom is good news for Rhyl micropub with big plans for expansion

Europe’s top trailer maker in running for international innovation award

Europe’s top trailer maker is in the running for an international innovation award for its cutting-edge design. The trailblazing brand has been nominated in the Vehicles and Trailers category of the Equitana Innovation Award 2019 for the new awning that can be attached to its new HBX horseboxes, enabling equestrians to shelter from the elements […]

New Denbighshire gin “just the tonic” for Ruthin food networking event

An exciting new gin producer whose lovingly made tipples are already on the menus of some of North Wales’ finest restaurants has chosen Denbighshire’s flagship food connections event to unveil her latest creation. Lesley Haythorne, who launched Pant y Foel Gin this year following 20 years’ of personal research in developing the “perfect gin and […]

Rescued greyhound racer Dexter loves life in slow lane at care home

A retired racing greyhound called Dexter is enjoying life in the slow lane after being adopted by care home residents in North Wales. Five-year-old Dexter is now part of the family at the Woodside Grange Care Home in Rhos-on-Sea where he brightens the mood of everybody he’s around, especially those with dementia. It’s a happy […]

One in the sty for celebs as they enjoy “pork life” down on farm

A group of Welsh celebrities made a pig’s ear of things when they got stuck in to some “pork life” down on the farm. The other stars of the new series of Fferm Ffactor Selebs were a pair of pigs and a livestock trailer from Ifor Williams Trailers into which they were herded – eventually. […]

Leading law firm launches on Anglesey

One of Wales’s oldest and most established law firms has opened its first office on Anglesey as part of a major expansion. Swayne Johnson, which was founded in 1853, celebrated the launch of its new Menai Bridge office in the Old Bank Building in the town’s Uxbridge Square just a few months after the NatWest […]

Dementia centre celebrates national award success with charity donation

A South Wales dementia centre which is in the running for a top national design award after a multimillion pound revamp is celebrating with a charity donation to help others battling the condition. Anwen Care Home, in Heol Pant-Yr-Awel, Bridgend, has won a place in the final of the prestigious Pinders Healthcare Design Awards following […]

Death of food festival saviour is “huge loss” to Llangollen

Tributes have been pouring in for a “larger than life” former wine merchant who saved Llangollen Food Festival. Friends and colleagues were devastated by the death of Colin Loughlin, 76, at his home on the outskirts of the town following a suspected heart attack. When the previous organiser of the food festival pulled the plug […]

Police boss urges public to vote for favourite crime-fighting schemes

People across North Wales are being urged to vote for their favourite crime fighting schemes – using money seized from criminals. The successful groups stand to win £2,500 each from a pot of money set up by North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones. There is a total of more than £60,000 up for […]

Top harpist swaps Albert Hall for Caernarfon care home

One of the UK’s most talented young harpists swapped the Albert Hall for a care home in Caernarfon. Elfair Grug, 29, who has performed at the prestigious venue in London, gave residents at Pendine Park’s Bryn Seiont Newydd a virtuoso performance. The concert came about as the result of a partnership between the Pendine Park […]

Britain’s Got Talent dance sensation Signature to headline charity ball

BRITAIN’S Got Talent dance sensation Signature will take centre stage at a charity ball organised by a Wrexham businessman to raise funds for children with a rare disease. The world’s number one Michael Jackson dance tribute, who came runners up in the second series of the hit TV talent show and have been complimented by […]