Month: October 2020

Have the ultimate Halloween ‘fright in’ with M&S Food…

Halloween celebrations are set to be a little different this year but we’re all still looking forward to the spookiest of seasons – and a bit of light-hearted family fun. 2020 will become the year of Halloween-at-home, centered around family feasting, as we all look to create the ultimate ‘fright in’! This year the Marks […]

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Entrepreneur who fell on hard times plans to set record straight with new autobiography and clothing range

AN ENTREPRENEUR whose clothing range was worn by celebrities including Princess Diana and Sir Alex Ferguson plans to “set the record straight” in her autobiography. And Lyn Smith, from Llanrhos, near Llandudno, has launched a new business to close the chapter on the most difficult period in her life. Plans are in progress and a […]

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Could you be a benefactor of the 328 Unclaimed Wills and Estates in Wales?

England and Wales have 8,001 unclaimed estates as of August 23rd 2020 –  The unclaimed estates are estimated to be worth around £1.2 billion, with London contributing 30.7% of the total unclaimed figure. When somebody with no written will, or any known family, their estate is then passed over to the Crown under the term ‘bona […]

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Meet ALFI: The first Avatar Led Fitness Instructor

ALFI is an Avatar Led Fitness Instructor that makes for the most inclusive, visually appealing, and movement-focused PT ever experienced in the virtual and on demand fitness space. Launching in September 2020 and developed by the founders of London based, uber-contemporary fitness boutique, The Refinery E9. The Refine with ALFI and Refine with ALFI AR […]

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Food festival goes online for taster sessions and events due to Covid

A SERIES of virtual events and tasting sessions will take place over the coming weeks to celebrate local food and drink producers. Taste North East Wales is to be held online this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, with a second lockdown reinforcing the decision to conduct workshops, sampling and tours via Zoom, the video […]

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REVEALED: What lockdown has really done to our backs

By Ann Kuan, Senior Private Physiotherapist at Vita Health Group Our backs have undoubtedly felt the strain of lockdown. From binge watching movies in bed, to sitting at our kitchen tables hunched over our laptops, to an influx in people getting fit. Our bodies, and more specifically our backs, have felt the impact. Non-specific lower back […]

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From Mountain to Sea: Reknowned Welsh Chef shares Three Delicious Recipes from Her Beautiful New Book

Welsh chef Kate Probert, who runs a cookery school in Gower and previously won guidebook recognition for two much-loved Welsh restaurants, has released her first book. From Mountain to Sea is a perfect Christmas present for any Francophile or food lover. It contains a beautiful collection of French-inspired recipes, interspersed with stories of Kate’s life […]

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Virtual business week led by FE and HE partners wins top learning award in lockdown

A SERIES of virtual education workshops held in lockdown won a top learning award. Led by Coleg Cambria and further and higher education institutions across Wales, the Summer Start Up Week received the Entrepreneurship Catalyst prize at the National Enterprise Educator Awards. Young entrepreneurs were treated to five days of inspirational online presentations on how […]

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Specialist school unveils new sixth form and plans for future growth

AN INDEPENDENT care and education business plans for further growth after an excellent Estyn inspection. And Bryn Tirion Hall School has unveiled a new sixth form at its Caergwrle site to meet demand and support vulnerable children with special needs as they prepare for their future careers. Principal Paddy Prendergast revealed they have recruited six […]

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