Charity

Nichy gears up for charity fundraiser with radio and TV star Chris Evans

A LOYAL fan of radio star Chris Evans from Gwent is revving up to meet her hero – thanks to a special antique car and a trailer maker. Ifor Williams Trailers came to the rescue after Nichy Williams, from the small village of Ponthir in Torfaen, was chosen to have the honour of helping open […]

New car park system drives up funds for mental health charity

A mental health charity will receive a major cash boost thanks to a revolutionary car park payment system at a shopping centre. North East Wales Mind will be getting a cut every time somebody uses the new Hozah: Autopay method at Eagles Meadow in Wrexham after it goes live on Wednesday, July 21. The system […]

Legal eagle joins I’m A Celeb winner to tackle Scottish Highlands challenge

A solicitor with a leading north Wales law firm is swapping the office for Scotland’s great outdoors as she joins Gwrych Castle I’m a Celebrity…Get me Out of Here 2020 winner Giovanna Fletcher on a 100km trek in aid of breast cancer awareness. Rebecca Robinson, of Swayne Johnson who have a base in St Asaph […]

Veterans’ charity helps rough-sleeping former soldier rebuild his life

A charity that supports homeless veterans from across North Wales is helping a former soldier rebuild his life after his family lost their farm and he ended up sleeping rough. Alabaré, which runs three homes in Conwy and a further six across South Wales as well as in the south of England, has launched Field […]

Mum who was strangled, punched and headbutted by vicious partner speaks out

A mum-of-two who was strangled, punched and headbutted by her vicious partner says a £320,000 boost for a domestic abuse charity “will save lives”. Roxy, 29, not her real name is now getting her life back on track with the help of the Domestic Abuse Safety Unit North Wales (DASU) after escaping the brutal relationship. […]

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 […]

Excited youngsters get into the rhythm of a  week of music and exercise at Wrexham school

Fifty excited youngsters have been rocking to the beat of a special half-term holiday week of music and outdoor fun at a Wrexham school. The packed four-day programme at St Mary’s School, Brymbo, under the banner of School’s Out, included everything from frantic samba drumming to all-action games out in the playground. It was arranged […]

Thomas, six, has his dragon cake – and eats it

A SCHOOLBOY will be having his cake and eating it after being the lucky winner of a spectacular chocolate dragon. Six-year-old pupil Thomas Povey’s name was drawn out of the hat to win the fundraising raffle at Ysgol Penygelli in Coedpoeth near Wrexham. The raffle for the dragon cake has helped breathe fire into the […]