Month: December 2020

Conwy employment and training hub provides vital support for poverty-stricken jobseekers

VITAL support and training for jobseekers and those in poverty is having a transformative impact on hundreds of people across Conwy. The team at Conwy Employment Hub aim to help people find work and seek out training opportunities, and after a year of unprecedented challenges, that guidance is needed more than ever. The revamped Hub […]

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Students give vital support to hedgehog sanctuary battling dramatic spike in deaths

STUDENTS are supporting a hedgehog sanctuary battling a dramatic spike in deaths of the much-loved creatures. Animal Care learners at Coleg Cambria Llysfasi are rehabilitating four European hedgehogs and hope to release them back into the wild in the new year. In partnership with Hedgehog Help Prestatyn (HHP), they have been caring for them in […]

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Pet retailer praise for supply chain stars ahead of 2021 expansion

PETPLACE entered 2020 with big plans for its landmark 50th anniversary. When Coronavirus took hold in the UK many of those ideas were put on the backburner, but instead – with the support of customers and loyal partners in the supply chain – the award-winning retailer is celebrating the success of the entire pet trade during […]

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30,000 non-emergency 999 calls in North Wales lead to ‘Help Us, Help You’ plea from NHS

EMERGENCY departments will remain under huge pressure if people continue to turn up at hospital or call an ambulance for non-essential reasons including coughs and colds. Jasleen Kaur, Head of Nursing for Emergency Care at Wrexham Maelor Hospital, says building external confidence in alternative NHS services is the long-term answer to the problem, ensuring the […]

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M&S Food Donates £10,000 to Swansea Charity Matt’s Café to help vulnerable people around Swansea this Christmas

This Christmas, M&S Food is putting charity firmly at its heart. In a year when charity funding has declined almost 25%, M&S Food is proud to donate £10,000 to Swansea-based charity project, Matthew’s House, an initiative of the Hill Church Charity, in recognition of the volunteering efforts of local colleague Suzy Mayhew as part of an […]

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How To Get A Better Night’s Sleep

2020 has been a monumental year so far and it is no wonder that people’s sleep has been negatively impacted by recent events; financial worry, childcare stress, loneliness and health concerns are all preventing the nation from nodding off. With research revealing that the number of people suffering from insomnia and sleep problems has dramatically increased in […]

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Protecting Your Peepers During the Pandemic – Eye expert highlights five eye problems you should never ignore & how missing eye check-ups may increase vision impairment

New statistics around Brits putting off vital health appointments due to the coronavirus pandemic are eye watering: The Royal College of Ophthalmologists are estimating that at least 10,000 people in England, Wales and Scotland have already missed out on essential care for their vision during the pandemic lockdown and ongoing restrictions. In some areas, up […]

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7 Ways to Get Your Pets Involved this Christmas

The festive period is a time to express gratitude, bond and make memories with your loved ones. For pet owners, furry friends unquestionably qualify as a loved one – 95% of dog owners and 93% of cat owners agree that owning their pet makes them happy, according to veterinary charity PDSA’s recent report. With this […]

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Suffering from EMF? Know the signs and how to reduce the effects

Despite being a highly debated subject in the worlds of science and health, there are valid claims that high levels of exposure to EMFs (electromagnetic frequencies) from wireless devices can cause some people to experience reduced energy, headaches, sleep disturbance and fatigue. And given that during lockdown alone UK adults purchased up to 21 million […]

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Half of UK’s motorists struggle to see when driving in dark

Now that winter is well and truly upon us, millions more motorists are having to drive in the dark, even though over half of UK drivers admit to not being able to see clearly behind the wheel at night1. The main issues with night time driving and vision, according to a new survey, are that […]

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