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A change for the better

A shopping centre has earned national recognition for the quality of its facilities for disabled people. The disabled toilets at Eagles Meadow in Wrexham have been accredited by learning disability organisation Mencap and included on a map of their approved locations. People with disabilities such as Cerebral Palsy, Motor Neurone Disease and Multiple Sclerosis, who […]

Help us combat modern slavery

A campaigner against modern slavery has urged people in North Wales to be on the look-out for victims of human trafficking and modern slavery. The plea came from Wanjiku Ngotho, Regional Director of BAWSO, which provides specialist services for black and minority ethnic (BME) communities across the region. After drugs, modern slavery is the second most […]

Cartrefi Conwy reassures tenants after tower block fire tragedy

A housing association has acted to reassure its tenants in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. Cartrefi Conwy are visiting tenants and have posted a message on their Facebook page and website to confirm that none of the cladding at the centre of the investigation in London has been used on any of […]

Intrepid restaurant manager Celine will zip through the air to raise cash for cancer charity

A fearless restaurant boss is serving herself up a hair-raising airborne challenge to raise thousands of pounds for a cancer charity. Celine Larnicol, manager of Pizza Express at the Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre in Wrexham, aims to notch up at least £2,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support by taking a heart-stopping zipwire ride which will see […]

Care home masterchefs create culinary delights

A group of care home masterchefs are cooking up a storm. Residents of Pendine Park in Wrexham are making a host of taste bud-teasing dishes after setting up their own cookery school. The idea came from Elaine Lee, the enrichment and activities coordinator at their Penybryn care home which specialises in brain injuries and neurological […]

Sional helps posties take on £7,000 peak challenge for Tŷ Gobaith

Five intrepid posties set to deliver a £7,000 boost to a children’s hospice are being helped on their way by a North Wales merchandising company. The Royal Mail team will be tackling the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge this weekend (July 1 and July 2) to conquer the tallest mountains in Britain, in aid of Tŷ […]

Dad Paul’s moonwalk to salute brave son, Ynyr

A father-of-two is bravely battling a brain tumour for a second time. Ynyr Yaxley’s sheer coolness and courage have inspired his father, Paul, to take part in an overnight marathon hike in aid of The Brain Tumour Charity. The circular 26-mile route, which starts and ends at the Eagles pub in Llanuwchllyn, will take the […]

New contracts manager at Anwyl Homes

Steven Wyman, from Kinmel Bay, has been promoted by Anwyl Homes to the position of Contracts Manager. Steven, who was previously a site manager for Anwyl Homes, is now responsible for the construction team, including site managers and assistant site managers, labourers, forklift truck drivers, apprentices, sub-contractors and utility providers on a number of sites. […]