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Pictured presenting the Community Champion Award is North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones with, from left, Deputy Commissioner Ann Griffith, Bobbie Roberts, award winner Kenny Khan and Helen Evans.

North Wales police boss honours community hero who turned his back on life of...

A FATHER-OF-TWO who turned his back on a life of crime and has gone on to help scores of disadvantaged people in his beloved Caernarfon has received a special award from a policing czar. Kenny...
Pictured Mayor of Himeji, Toshikatsu Iwami and Cllr Bill Chapman former Mayor of Conwy , at Conwy Castle.

You only sign twice

Conwy’s iconic castle has undergone the first stage of an historic twinning link with the ancient Himeji Castle in Japan which featured in the James Bond movie, You Only Live Twice. The mayors of the...
Pupils from Ysgol Cilcennin and Ysgol Dihewyd at Ceredigon Museum.

Ceredigion children travel back in time to first Ohio emigration in 1818

Ceredigion Museum in Aberystwyth has been working with the Ohio Schools Project to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the first Ohio emigration from Ceredigion on April 1, 1818. In 1818, six families from the Cilcennin...
Nursery Children from Cylch Meithrin, Cynwyd at IWT in Cynwyd. Pictured are Nursery Children with Lisa Jones, Sian Roberts and Chloe Jones from Cylch Meithrin, Cynwwyd with (centre) Megan Hatton from IWT.

Youngsters pop in to say thanks to trailer firm

A nursery group’s plans to move into a new home has been given a major boost. The Cylch Meithrin, in Cynwyd, near Corwen, is refurbishing the former village school which should be ready by September. The...
Anwyl provide starting blocks for Cambrian Aquatic Sports in Connah's Quay. From left, Laura Sharp, Kristian Ellis, Abbie Holl, Zac Winn and Erin Roberts

Young swimmers are making a splash!

A group of talented swimmers from Connah’s Quay Swimming Club and Nofio Clwyd Performance Centre, both based at Cambrian Aquatics Sports Centre, are making a splash following the arrival of several world class starting...
Cartrefi Conwy residents of Park Way , Rhos on Sea who have won Colwyn in Bloom for the last 12 years. and have commissioned the Men’s Shed to build a wooden box to hold one their trophies. Pictured are Margaret Richardson, Chair, Richard Blackwell, Vice chair, Eileen Jones, resident and Marion Weatherill, Secretary.

Cartrefi Conwy tenants’ flower power honoured

A group of green-fingered tenants have been honoured for their achievement in winning awards for their beautiful flower displays for 14 years in a row. The residents of the Park Way and Llys Parc sheltered...
Creative play have transformed the outside play are at Cylch Meithrin Deiniolen; Pictured with Guto Jones is Carys Thomas who did a zip wire and raised £1,700 towards the new play area.

Daredevil grandmother Carys is guest of honour at opening of new nursery play area

A DAREDEVIL grandmother was the guest of honour at the official opening of a nursery’s outdoor play area after she took on the fastest zip wire in the world to raise money for it. Courageous...

“Real gem” in Llanrwst awarded more funding for its heritage plans

A church and adjoining chapel in Llanrwst, described as “a real gem”, have been awarded £10,000 in grant funding. St Grwst’s Church, a grade 1 listed building and the adjoining Gwydir Chapel have received...

Hospital team scale new heights in aid of Wrexham homeless shelter

Kind-hearted hospital staff are going up in the world as part of a determined campaign to help a life-saving homeless hostel in Wrexham. Among them will be operating department practitioner Catrin Stace-Jones and  anaesthetist Lindsey...

Caring Ann gets ready for a date with the Queen at the Palace

The manager of a training school for social care practitioners will be swapping the classroom for the grand surroundings of Buckingham Palace. Ann Farr, who runs the Pendine Academy of Social Care in Wrexham, and...

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