Former tank driver wins gold at Wales Care Awards

Former tank driver wins gold at Wales Care Awards

A FORMER soldier who drove a tank through two bloody war zones has powered his way to a major award for his work as a front line carer for young people. Mark Adams, 36, spent five years serving with the British Army before joining the staff at the Branas Isaf care...

Anglesey nursing home celebrates silver anniversary

Anglesey nursing home celebrates silver anniversary

An Anglesey nursing home celebrating its 25th anniversary has been hailed as an important employer on the island. The praise came during a special party to mark the silver anniversary of the Glan Rhos home on the outskirts of Brynsiencyn, near Llanfair PG. The home...

Business duo open their own boutique in Denbigh

Business duo open their own boutique in Denbigh

TWO successful businesswomen with a shared passion for fashion have made their dreams come true by opening their own ladies’ clothing boutique in Denbigh. Angela Jones and her friend Mel Jones each already run thriving businesses in the town but have nurtured a...

Make Wrexham a city says Ian Lucas MP

Make Wrexham a city says Ian Lucas MP

Wrexham MP Ian Lucas is backing calls for the town to be made a city to underline its credentials as the civic capital of the region. Mr Lucas said that North East Wales could become a dominant economic force with the city of Wrexham at its heart. He was speaking at a...

Jamie Oliver’s star pupil learns new skills in Conwy

Jamie Oliver’s star pupil learns new skills in Conwy

An online culinary sensation backed by food superstar Jamie Oliver has turned to a Welsh centre of excellence for his latest cookery tips. Former builder Barry Lewis can be seen online learning how to create a frittata - an Italian omelette – with Bodnant Welsh Food...

Ambush Alf recalls how he escaped war atrocity

Ambush Alf recalls how he escaped war atrocity

A Llandudno war veteran who narrowly escaped one of the Second World War’s worst atrocities has gone on camera to tell how he survived the massacre. Alf Davies, 94, and two of his mates, somehow made it to the Dunkirk beaches and managed to board a ship bound for...

People urged to vote to hit villains where it hurts 

People urged to vote to hit villains where it hurts 

Voting lines are open for people across North Wales to choose which local community group they want to support - using cash seized from criminals. A total pot of £42,000 is up for grabs as part of a new scheme set up by North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner...

Care home bosses back calls for urgent reforms

Care home bosses back calls for urgent reforms

Care home bosses in North Wales have backed a call for urgent reforms of the way services are commissioned and paid for. A review into the quality of life and care of older people in care homes in Wales conducted by the Older People's Commissioner has revealed...

Sharon’s silver service wins national award

Sharon’s silver service wins national award

A WOMAN who wanted to care for people since she was a schoolgirl has won national recognition at Wales’ top care awards. Sharon Burke won silver at a glittering Oscars-style awards night in Cardiff City Hall, hosted by BBC presenter Lucy Owen, and organised by Care...

Mums chuffed by generosity of TV star David Walliams

Mums chuffed by generosity of TV star David Walliams

Christmas has come early for a primary school in Denbighshire when mums when TV star and best-selling children's author David Walliams responded to their plea for help. The comedian got in touch immediately when he was contacted by mum-of-two Sian Canty, secretary of...

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