• Flintshire company is the first in UK to win backing from TV consumer protection expert

  • Meet the care home therapy dog proving a big hit with residents

  • Trailer firm helps rally aces on road to success

  • Mum-of-three with dementia rides off into the sunset after recreating iconic music video

Mazda3 road test by Steve Rogers

Right. I was ready to put the mockers on Mazda3 now that its muscle bound partner has joined the range. Well, who wants a common or garden hatchback over a bigger, stronger crossover SUV, and the car that nearly everyone is buying. These all conquering warriors come in all shapes and sizes – Mazda has […]

New youth commission helps create blueprint for policing North Wales

A team of young people are laying down the law in North Wales. The 30 members of the Youth Commission – the first of its kind in Wales – are helping to draw up a new plan for the way the region is policed. The scheme was set up by North Wales Police and Crime […]

Pioneering £40,000 project launched by charity GISDA to prevent homelessness in Gwynedd

A pioneering £40,000 project is being launched to help prevent homelessness among young people in Gwynedd, after a huge 575% rise in cases over the past 20 years. Homelessness support charity GISDA has been commissioned by Gwynedd Council in a bid to reach young people in crisis, before they become homeless. Councillor Dilwyn Morgan, Gwynedd […]

Toyota Camry road test by Steve Rogers

Toyota is turning into a company of comebacks. First we had Corolla, back after 13 years on gardening leave, and now the Camry has been given a second chance 15 years in exile. It’s a strange one because Camry was loved the world over – a staggering 19 million sold since 1982 – yet it […]

Christmas parcels filled with love for homeless people

Kind relatives and staff at a care home are spreading a little festive cheer among homeless people who will be sleeping on the streets or in a hostel this Christmas. The idea behind the special Yule Tide delivery of the “parcels filled with love” came from Cindy Clutton, manager of Pendine Park’s Hillbury Care Home in […]

Microbrewery’s Christmas ale to protect Wales’s at risk bird species

An award-winning microbrewery has launched a special Christmas beer to help save North Wales’s threatened bird species. Dovecote Brewery in Denbigh are releasing their Turtle Dove tipple in memory of the bird made famous by the carol The 12 Days of Christmas and with part of the proceeds going to the Royal Society for the […]

Caring ex-builder strikes gold

A FORMER builder is laying the foundations for a strong future in the care industry after striking gold at the Welsh social care ‘Oscars’. Wayne Barry, who works as a maintenance assistant at Ysguborwen Care Home in Aberdare, has hailed the team effort which led to him winning a gold award in this year’s prestigious […]

World class orchestra brings magic of Christmas to care home residents

A world class orchestra brought the magic of Christmas alive for care home residents in Wrexham with a moving Yule Tide concert. The talented trio from the Hallé performed a string of Christmas jingles and carols as part of an enrichment partnership with the Pendine Park care organisation. The musical team was made up of, cellist […]

Caring Rita is as good as gold

A care worker who has long held the admiration and respect of her colleagues has now literally hit the gold standard. Rita Martin from Caldicot was among the main winners of this year’s Wales Care Awards, which are organised each year by Care Forum Wales to acknowledge exceptional work in the care sector. The glittering ceremony, […]