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Editor’s Choice news selected by the Wales Express executive editor Linda Roberts.

Ffion Dafis will star in Anweledig this Spring

Actress Ffion Dafis stars in production based on old patient medical records

Medical records from the old Denbigh mental health hospital in North Wales have inspired a new Welsh language play touring this Spring. In 2012, following a request by psychiatric doctors in Bangor, Frân Wen theatre...
Spiderman drops in at Rhyl Comic and Disc Co to meet, from left, owner and comic expert Stuart Stevenson and staff members Shaun Johnson and Tom Ellis.

Classic comics are the new gold for canny investors

 Classic comics are the new rival to gold and fine wines for investors, very collectable and likely to increase in value, according to a man with over 100,000 of them. Stuart Stevenson has 40,000 American...
Artist Nick Elphick

£50,000 appeal launched to create new memorial to Formula 1 hero Tom Pryce

A campaign has been launched to create a permanent memorial to Welsh Formula One star Tom Pryce in his “real home town” of Denbigh. Supporters have been spurred on by the success of a pop-up...
Cllrs Jason Parry, Dilwyn Lloyd and Roy Owen who have been the driving forces behind Trons Dy Dad.

Caernarfon councillors and friends will step out for prostate cancer charity

LOCAL councillors and friends have organised a sponsored walk in aid of prostrate cancer, which is due to take place in September. ‘Trons Dy Dad’ charity group that has been set up by a group...
North Wales Tourism Pictured (right ) are Jim Jones, MD of North Wales Tourism Ltd in Llanduddno, ex Mayor of Conwy Cllr Bill Chapman, Leith Jawzi and Lauren Lewsley from CADW with some Japanese tourists.

Historic agreement to twin ancient castles in North Wales and Japan

An historic agreement will be signed next month to twin two ancient castles – one in North Wales and the other in Japan. The arrangement to partner Conwy Castle and Himeji Castle, both UNESCO World...

Bishop of Bangor’s 2017 Christmas message

It’s become something of a competition to win the accolade of ‘best advert’ at Christmas.   Yet again, John Lewis made the running with #MozTheMonster and delivered the line ‘For gifts that brighten their world’ to press home...

Family play shines a light on dementia through the eyes of a grandson

A heart-warming new family play about dementia seen through the eyes of a young grandson is set for a nationwide tour of Wales this spring. Ŵy, Chips a Nain (Egg Chips and Grandma) is an...

Dafydd opens the door for future Welsh language apprentices

A plastics technician at a North Wales recycling centre is benefiting from the Welsh Government’s drive to deliver apprenticeships through the medium of Welsh. Dafydd Emrys, 34, is employed at social enterprise Antur Waunfawr's Caergylchu...

Manic Street Preachers set to return to Venue Cymru

MANIC STREET PREACHERS have announced their return to active duty with details of a new album and a massive UK tour, which includes a gig at Venue Cymru, Llandudno. 'Resistance Is Futile', the band’s 13th studio...

The Floyd Effect returns to Colwyn Bay

Headlining Pink Floyd tribute band The Floyd Effect will be heading to Colwyn Bay on November 25. Having played for many years to great acclaim at venues all across the country, garnering numerous ovations throughout their two-and-a-half...
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