Charity

Getting creative with cash seized from criminals

A community group in Colwyn Bay which works with vulnerable people to explore their creative talents has received a welcome boost thanks to cash seized from criminals. The Kind Bay Initiative has been providing food, clothes and entertainment as well as advice and support for those struggling with isolation and mental health issues and in […]

Widow of Wales goalkeeping legend Dai Davies appeals for hospice support

THE widow of legendary Welsh goalkeeper Dai Davies has made a moving appeal for people to support the hospice that cared for him in his final months. Former Wales international Dai died in February at the age of 72 from pancreatic cancer at his home in Llangollen, having received palliative care and rehabilitation at Nightingale House in […]

Cash boost is music to the ears of talented Flintshire youngsters

A FINANCIAL windfall will be music to the ears of youngsters who can look forward to enjoying new facilities at a village hub – thanks to cash seized from criminals. Penyffordd and Penymynydd War Memorial Institute has served the community for almost 100 years and the venue on Chester Road, Penyffordd, is used by scores […]

Betsi hits the road with cash seized from crooks

An inspirational youth leader who got his life back on track after battling heroin addiction is hitting the road to help turn around the lives of young people. The award-winning Youth Shedz Cymru, set up by Scott Jenkinson in 2017, which helps its young members to explore and develop themselves, has been boosted by cash […]

Family of courageous councillor raise £8K for hospital’s Covid heroes

The family of a courageous councillor who died of Covid-19 have presented a cheque for £8,000 to the hospital which cared for him in his final days. While in intensive care at Wrexham Maelor Hospital Kevin Hughes, 63, from Gwernymynydd, near Mold, pleaded passionately with people to stick to the rules to stop the spread […]

High-flier to High Sheriff and Steve pledges support for mental health

The new High Sheriff of Clwyd has pledged to help support the growing number of people suffering mental health issues during his term of office. Former Airbus UK executive Steve Thomas, from St Asaph, was speaking after making his declarations before magistrate Toby Prosser, Chair of the Central North Wales Bench, at St Asaph. He […]

Crooks’ cash supports new service to help parents abused by their children

A pioneering service has been set up in North Wales to help parents who are abused by their children after a 70% increase in cases during the pandemic. Break 4 Change is a new support project, backed by North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones, that’s been established with the help of cash confiscated […]

Historic village cricket club launches search for next generation of players

Cricket in the Cheshire village of Tattenhall dates back over 150 years and now there is a new generation playing the game thanks to the support of a local law firm. Tattenhall Cricket Club, near Chester, was founded in 1864, the year the legendary W G Grace hit his first hundred, and the future looks […]

Friends in the north on mercy mission to feed refugees and the vulnerable in Newport

Refugees and asylum-seekers from the Middle East in Newport are getting a taste of home thanks to supplies donated to a local food bank by one of Wales’s leading catering wholesalers. Olive oil, tortilla-style wraps and chickpeas are going into up to 30 food parcels a week put together by the Feed Newport CIC food […]