Month: June 2016

100-strong diversity choir will sing out message of peace

A super-choir of over 100 children and adults that celebrates diversity will send out a clarion call for world peace when they perform at an iconic festival. Thanks to an £8,000 boost from power company Scottish Power’s charitable foundation, the group of choirs and dance groups from across North East Wales will showcase their talents […]

Rubicon Garden Rooms provides new space for growing property search company

A growing conveyancing search specialist firm has opened a new office in a bespoke building, created using aviation technology. Julian and Kerry Lee, who run Property Search Group, have swapped their previous base on an industrial estate for the purpose-built office in Little Sutton, and are set to recruit more staff. The new building was […]

Musician sets a hot tempo to raise awareness of dementia

The resident musician at a dementia care centre aims to set a hot tempo of a different kind when she runs in a race to promote greater awareness of the condition. Nia Davies Williams, who uses music to enhance the lives of residents at the flagship Bryn Seiont Newydd care home, in Caernarfon, will be […]

Hospital helps golfers get back in the swing

Problem backs, frozen shoulders and jammed joints are as hazardous for veteran golfers as deep bunkers and tangled rough but no reason to give up the game. That was the message for an audience of golfers and GPs at Abergele Golf Club from Consultant orthopaedic surgeon Paramasivam Sathyamoorthy. The orthopaedic shoulder and upperlimb specialist conducts […]

Title-chasing barista Lewys is full of beans

A Wrexham coffee shop barista is in the running for a national title – thanks to a new signature brew. Lewys Jones who works at the Costa coffee outlet within the Odeon cinema at Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre, is now off to Leamington Spa for the next heat of the competition which could see him […]

Pieces by Musical Directors past and present to be performed at 70th Eisteddfod

Music composed by both the first and current Musical Directors of the iconic cultural festival will be performed at the 70th Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod next month. At the glittering Thursday evening concert opera legend Bryn Terfel will sing a Welsh piece penned by W.S Gwynne Williams, the Eisteddfod’s first Musical Director, after a rousing […]

Abergele pupils gear up for F1 challenge to design gas-powered racing car

Abergele youngsters are gearing up to take on the challenge to design a gas-powered racing car, and capture a trophy from F1 magnate Bernie Ecclestone. The pupils at Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan are aiming to reach Silverstone, home of the GB Grand Prix, in next year’s UK finals of the F1 in Schools Challenge, which is […]

Crackdown on online paedophiles

A police boss has vowed to step up the fight against online paedophiles after hearing a new crack team has made more than 60 arrests in its first eight months. According to newly-elected North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones, keeping children safe is one of the most important jobs done by the force. […]