North Wales travel firm launches major recruitment drive to find 20 new apprentices

THE UK’S fastest growing independent travel firm has launched a major recruitment drive to find 20 new apprentices. Hays Travel North West, which has 29 branches across North Wales and the North West including its head office in Wrexham’s Lord Street and branches in Flint, Connah’s Quay, Mold, Colwyn Bay and Rhyl, is looking for […]

Business entrepreneur plans expansion thanks to Rubicon Garden Rooms

A business entrepreneur is aiming to expand her company after swapping working in noisy cafes for her own purpose-built meeting room and office. Catherine Williams founded Popcats Music Time singing and dancing classes for pre-school children, and is now rolling out franchises around north west England, with plans to open next year in Liverpool. She […]

Delsol staff top of the class with training success

Staff at North Wales delivery firm Delsol have proved they are top of the class, with a host of new qualifications. Drivers, administrators and managers have successfully undergone training, as part of the company’s commitment to staff improvement. They have been congratulated by Dave Phillips, managing director at the company, which employs 125 people at […]

Primary school pupils celebrate new playground they designed themselves

An enterprising group of pupils who persuaded their Oldham primary school to provide better outdoor play facilities are celebrating a new playground. The youngsters, members of the school council at Fir Bank Primary School in Royton, helped to transform the school’s play area after appealing for an improved outdoor space for key stage two pupils. […]

Tranmere Rovers captain congratulates school team at official opening of new playground

TRANMERE Rovers Captain Steven Jennings has given a thumbs up to a new school playground when he called round to officially open it. The tough tackling midfielder, who has led his side into the play off positions this season, gave a rousing team talk when he attended the official opening at Our Lady and St […]

Chorus of approval for conductor Rob after millions of Playstation 4 hits

One of the UK’s most talented conductors has taken on a new choir – just weeks after working on the new Sony Playstation 4 advertisement watched by millions of fans. The University of Manchester has announced the appointment of Robert Guy from Gorton as conductor of its Chorus and as a tutor of choral conducting […]

Cheshire-backed rally wins top tourism award

A car rally that pulled in thousands of motor sports fans to Chester city centre and a stately home has picked up a top tourism award – in Wales. The Dayinsure Wales Rally GB picked up the  Magnificent Crowd Puller over 7.5K award at the  inaugural Go North Wales Tourism Awards,  held to to honour the work and […]

Charity on the hunt for more volunteers to try taster days at St Helens store

A charity is urging more volunteers to help out at its St Helens shop – and is lining up taster days for them. The aim is to enable people to discover what’s involved, before they sign up for shifts at the Scope store in Church Square Shopping centre. Volunteer work can be a stepping stone […]

Developer gets go ahead for £35 million new student apartments in city centre

Developers Anwyl Construction have been given the go-ahead for a £35 million plus new student accommodation development in Liverpool city centre. Liverpool Council planning committee approved plans for the North Wales-based company to start work on the development of 566 student apartments on the Norton Street site of Liverpool’s former National Express coach station. It […]

Crafty back to school fun for St Helens families

Children with designs on getting back to school in style decorated pencil cases and drawstring bags during a special event at a St Helens shopping centre. Dozens of youngsters got involved in the family arts workshops at Church Square Shopping Centre. The craft session was the last one in a six-week series of fun events […]