Community

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 […]

Christmas comes early as high street giant teams up with Denbigh primary school

Christmas has come early for a Denbighshire primary school which is earning itself much-needed funds thanks to a partnership with a high street giant. Enterprising Ysgol Y Parc Infants school in Denbigh have installed a storage unit from local company Lock Stock Self Storage and are selling surplus stock from Poundland in Rhyl to raise […]

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 […]

Sweet smell of recognition for “Coronavirus warriors”

An army of “Coronavirus warriors” who work for a care organisation in North Wales have been rewarded for their heroic dedication during the pandemic. More than 800 staff at Pendine Park’s care homes in Wrexham and Caernarfon have been presented with kind gifts, including scented diffusers, as a thank you gesture by regular supplier CareHomeLife. […]

Police walking on the wild side after copping top eco award

A former factory site has been transformed into an award-winning haven for wildlife by the arrival of Wales’s most modern police station. North Wales Police’s new Eastern Command and Custody Facility on Llay Industrial Estate has picked up a major environmental accolade for the sensitive way it has been developed. Where the huge Sharp electronics […]

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 […]

Young taekwondo stars kick on with cash seized from crooks

Young Flintshire taekwondo stars looking to follow in the illustrious footsteps of double Olympic gold medallist Jade Jones are being given a helping hand – thanks to cash seized from criminals. The Deeside and Flintshire Taekwondo club has a long and proud history, attracting scores of participants to its classes, but the Covid-19 pandemic has […]

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 […]

It’s only rock ‘n’ roll but the kids really like it

Lessons were pumped up to full volume at a special school when they were treated to a series of rock classics by a group of talented music tutors. The live sessions beamed to Ysgol Tir Morfa in Rhyl were laid on by the Denbigh-based Denbighshire Music Co-operative to lift the pupils’ spirits a year after […]