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  • Pioneering care home course gives Lucy a massive boost

  • Ukelele band bring joy at care home and raise money for charity

Care home residents knock spots off mayor

Care home residents in Wrexham have been knocking spots of the town mayor after he dropped in for a game of dominoes. Fire fighter Andy Williams, a crew manager at Wrexham Fire Station, has served as town mayor since May of last year and made an official visit to Pendine Park’s Gwern Alyn Care Home to […]

Superjumbo wings in TV first

“Race against time where modern technology meets one of the oldest forces on the planet” The full inside story of how the giant wings of the Airbus A380 ‘superjumbo’ make their first ever journey is being revealed for the first time on television. In their lifetime, the wings will carry the plane over 52 million miles […]

Cash seized from criminals helps youngsters make a splash

Young people will be making a splash thanks to cash seized from crooks. The Colwyn Bay Watersports Sea Squad project has received £2,500 thanks to North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones. The money was given as part of the Your Community, Your Choice initiative, which is also supported by the North Wales Police […]

Sausage roll power to help charity walk break through £1m barrier

A charity walk is aiming to go out with a bang by breaking through the £1 million barrier for the amount of money it has raised. Preparations are under way for the 13th and final Midnight Walk organised by Nightingale House Hospice in Wrexham. Long-term supporters Village Bakery will once again be providing sausage rolls […]

Give more power to people of North Wales after Brexit, says former top civil servant

A former top civil servant says that an elected mayor or a regional assembly are potential solutions to the challenges facing North Wales in the aftermath of the Brexit vote. Lord Michael Bichard, a crossbench peer, will tell a meeting of business leaders in Wrexham that extending devolution is the best way forward in North […]

Paul’s Mighty Hike to raise money for cancer charity

A company boss is in training for a marathon trek to raise money for a cancer charity in memory of his mum. Paul Barlow, the chief executive of Wrexham-based online criminal record checks firm Disclosure Services, will be taking part in the 26-mile Mighty Hike around Ullswater, the second largest lake in the Lake District. […]

Dream comes true for young cellist Elin

A dream came true for a talented young cellist from Anglesey when she had the opportunity to perform with world renowned harpist Catrin Finch. Elin Taylor, 22, duetted with the former royal harpist during a concert for residents, relatives and staff at Pendine Park’s Bryn Seiont Newydd care home in Caernarfon thanks to a project […]

Trust fund grant helps charity teach young people life and garden skills

A Denbighshire allotment project by children’s charity Barnardo’s Cymru to help young people stay out of trouble and learn new skills has been backed by a £500,000 charity fund. The Gardening and Allotment Project at Brynhyfryd School, Ruthin, has been run by the charity to help young people from across Conwy and Denbighshire, including many […]