Editors choice

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

‘Mr Bulkeley o’r Brynddu’ tours Wales

Pirates, cock-fighting, drunken judges; life in eighteenth century Wales was riotous and adventurous, and had its highlights and challenges: all reflected in ‘Mr Bulkeley o’r Brynddu’, a unique bilingual production touring Wales in April. Having...

Shopping centre is the perfect training ground for guide dogs

  The hustle and bustle of a shopping centre is proving the perfect training ground for a new generation of guide dogs. According to Guide Dogs Cymru, the Eagles Meadow shopping centre in Wrexham is the...

New chapter for brain tumour man after 24 years of treatment

An Anglesey man who survived a brain tumour as a newborn baby has undergone his 16th and final operation. Richard Hughes, 24, from Newborough, says he is beginning "a new chapter" in his life after...

Bangor City FC Supporters Association reminisce about the club’s foreign adventures

Atlético Madrid... HJK Helsinki....Widzew Lodz... FC Midtjylland.... what have all these teams got in common? They have all played against Manchester United FC, and have played against Bangor City Football Club! These adventures and the memories...

Smash hit comedy musical Hairspray coming to Venue Cymru

It’s Baltimore, 1962 where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV. Tracy’s audition makes...

Bangor’s St David’s Parade set to be a blaze of colour and music

Bangor will be alive with music and colour on Sunday, February 28, as local people join together in an early celebration of St David’s Day. Following the great success of the first parade last year,...

National pride at stake as Danny leads Welsh chefs into battle

National pride will be at stake when talented chefs from Culinary Team Wales take on rivals England and Scotland in the Battle of the Dragon contest later this month. It’s a special year for all...

New eco-friendly police station in Llandudno is a step closer

  A new state-of-the-art police station for Llandudno is a step closer. Planning permission for the £2.75 million development has now been granted by Conwy County Borough Council. The old police station was previously a Divisional Headquarters...

Seven nation army of teachers heads to Abergele for greener Europe lessons

  Teachers from seven nations headed to Abergele to swot up on lessons to create a greener Europe. Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan is spearheading a €238,000 educational  programme to encourage teenagers develop a more environmentally conscious...

Abergele school named as first ambassador for educational excellence in Wales

  An Abergele school has been named as the first ambassador for educational excellence in Wales. Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan is pioneering the Teacher Effectiveness Enhancement Programme (TEEP), which is already used by many English schools. It...
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