Coronavirus

Railway communities offered cash support via £10k funding package

COMMUNITY groups near rural railway stations are on track for a funding boost. Conwy Valley and North West Wales Coast Community Rail Partnership and Transport for Wales have united to support organisations building back from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. They have launched a £10,000 scheme offering up to £250 to groups affected by […]

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Son to run from North Wales to Premier League stadium in memory of Dad who died of Covid

A PROUD son whose father died of COVID-19 will take on an epic challenge to raise funds for a children’s hospice. Andy Hughes plans to run 188 miles from Flintshire to the Midlands and back in memory of his late dad Kevin, a champion of Hope House Hospice who passed away earlier this year after […]

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Record number of hits for NHS Wales website after unprecedented year

North Wales residents can quickly check symptoms for variety of conditions at NHS 111 Wales online. ONLINE symptom checkers can save North Wales patients time by helping them find the right service for treatment. Symptoms can be quickly checked for a variety of conditions and advice given on the best way to treat them by […]

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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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College takes major open event online to ensure safety of staff and prospective students

COLEG CAMBRIA is to host a two-week virtual showcase of the many courses and qualifications it has on offer. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, there will be no open days at its sites in Deeside, Wrexham, Northop or Llysfasi. So the college took the decision to invite prospective students to find out more from the […]

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Flintshire villagers unite behind community shop to support vulnerable and elderly

KIND-HEARTED volunteers and local producers helped a picturesque village through the first Coronavirus lockdown. As the cold weather and dark nights descend – and tighter safety restrictions return – the team at Cilcain Community Shop hope residents continue to support the venture. Treasurer Sarah Parr explained how everyone from school pupils to retirees came together […]

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