Month: June 2021

Starring role for trailer firm in Wrexham’s TikTok video

A trailer firm has been given a starring role in a hilarious new video by Hollywood superstars Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds to unveil TikTok as the new shirt sponsor at Wrexham AFC. Sponsors Ifor Williams Trailers have handed over the baton to the social media giant – who are also an official sponsor of […]

Former hospital cook takes university course to qualify as a nurse

A former hospital cook is now looking after more than just her patients’ appetites after qualifying as a nurse in time to join the fight against the pandemic. Mum of three Claire Davies, from Denbigh, is now kitted out in full protective clothing on the front line at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, Bodelwyddan, after a three-year […]

Gladys finds a cool way to thank care home’s Coronavirus warriors

A MUCH-loved resident celebrated her 91st birthday by finding a cool way to cone-gratulate a care home’s ‘Coronavirus warriors’. Gladys Cross is a long-term and popular member of Pendine Park’s Highfield nursing home in Wrexham. Movingly described as “part of the family” at Highfield by staff, the great-grandmother wanted to repay the home’s team for all their hard work – […]

School wins prize and painting of tragic poet Hedd Wyn

A leading North Wales independent school has received a prestigious Ministry of Defence award – and a picture commemorating Wales’s great poet Hedd Wyn – for its support for the Armed Services. Myddelton College, in Denbigh, offers the most generous reduction in fees in the UK, 25 per cent, to families with serving members of […]

Have your say on how North Wales is policed

People in North Wales are being urged to help draw up a new blueprint for the way the region is policed and help decide where 20 extra PCSOs should work. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Andy Dunbobbin and Chief Constable Carl Foulkes are asking local communities, groups and representative bodies to tell them what […]

Raising charity funds is a piece of cake

TWO small ponies proved a big hit with delighted care home residents when they were the special guests during a fundraising day. Bryn Seiont Newydd in Caernarfon annually holds a Cupcake Day in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society, enjoyed by residents, their relatives and staff. The event helps raise hundreds of pounds for the cause, thanks […]

Ifor Williams Trailers remains Wrexham’s primary local sponsor

North Walian trailer firm confirmed as shorts sponsors for next two seasons A trailer firm is staying on as Wrexham AFC’s main local sponsor following the sale of the club to Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds. Ifor Williams Trailers, which is based across six manufacturing sites in North Wales, have agreed a “strategic and supportive […]

Tourism boss slams Airbnb’s “cynical support” for tourism tax

A tourism leader in North Wales has slammed Airbnb for its “cynical support” for a Welsh Government plan to tax the industry. Jim Jones, the chief executive of North Wales Tourism, described the plan to impose the controversial Tourism Tax as a “flawed idea”. Airbnb have said they back the idea and that they want […]