Month: November 2020

Five Surprising Winter Energy Boosters

If the changing season, short dark days, dreary weather – and now lockdown 2.0 – is leaving you feeling lethargic and lacking in energy, you’re not alone. Winter fatigue is a common condition affecting millions of people in the UK – often setting in with the same seasonal regularity of the annual clock change. If […]

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Popular conference to go online and welcome top names from TV, business and industry

ONE of the highlights of the North Wales business calendar is to be held virtually this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Organisers of the popular North Wales Means Business Conference unveiled a series of star speakers and interactive sessions for the event on Thursday December 10. Showcasing the ION Leadership, 20Twenty Business Growth and […]

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Independent Sage urges UK Government to support alternative Christmas Celebrations, so that “noone is left alone this winter”,

Independent SAGE is calling on the government to support ‘alternative’ Christmas celebrations such as communal outdoor or online activities so that “noone is left alone this winter”. The panel of expert scientists also warns that any easing of restrictions on households mixing must be matched by a sustained information campaign on how to stay safe […]

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A fledgling Welsh microgreens company is spreading its wings into England

A Crickhowell based company producing the increasingly popular nutritious microgreens has found a gap in the market in the south east of England. Dragon Microgreens are now supplying a number of top restaurants in Brighton after they had to look for new customers when their business had to close in the March due to the […]

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Tapas star brings Spanish sunshine into the lives of North Wales food lovers

A POPULAR Spanish sauce company has been bringing sunshine to the lives – and plates – of customers throughout the year. Despite the challenges brought on by the Coronavirus pandemic, Beatriz Albo and the team at Wrexham-based Sabor de Amor worked hard to support local producers and communities by supplying a steady stream of their […]

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New Gen Yoga Antidote to Stress of Modern Living

New research (1) by Les Mills clearly shows that regular sessions of ‘new-generation yoga’ can help banish the lockdown blues, increase sleep quality and boost mental health. ‘New generation’ yoga blends elements of yoga with Tai Chi and Pilates with mindfulness in a workout format with BODYBALANCE™ by Les Mills, one of the world’s most […]

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Welsh film student secures prestigious Royal Television Society bursary

A NORTH WALES student has been awarded a prestigious bursary from the Royal Television Society. Former Coleg Cambria learner Ben Ledsham applied for the prize earlier this year and was “shocked and relieved” to have been among the 30 people selected from across the UK. The 21 year-old, from Coedpoeth near Wrexham, is studying for […]

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Tourism and hospitality venues clawing back business after lockdowns

HOSPITALITY firms and accommodation providers have made significant changes to their premises in a bid to claw back business lost during the Coronavirus lockdowns. The region’s hotels, B&Bs, cafés, pubs and restaurants have endured a torrid time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many reopened with strict social distancing and safety measures in place, […]

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Scramble for eggs during lockdown led to sales surge for Welsh farmer

CUSTOMERS scrambled to buy eggs and local produce when Coronavirus took hold in the UK. Demand surged due to panic buying and a rise in the number of people home baking, which is when David Sharples saw a major increase in customers wanting goods from Clyttir Farm, near Ruthin. The farm has 24,000 free range […]

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New charity launches with a mission to protect local nature, wildlife and heritage

Today Habitats & Heritage, a new charity dedicated to looking after the natural and historic environment in south and west London has launched. The charity is the result of the merger of Environment Trust and South West London Environment Network (SWLEN) and is now the leading environmental and heritage charity in the area. Habitats & […]

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