Foodie Review: M&S Halloween Food – The Spirit of Halloween Continues in Welsh Lockdown

Lockdown, if I’m honest, did not inspire me ahead of Halloween this year. Normally this time of year is an excuse for a celebration in our household.   In recent years, that’s  meant spooky trips to the awesome Spooktacular event at Oakwood Park, dragged on rollercoasters by the other half and enjoying the park’s festive food […]

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First payroll system with financial wellbeing and banking capabilities launches today

A new payroll app called PayCaptain has been launched to put employees in control of their pay including tools and guidance for financial wellness. PayCaptain, which has been piloted since the summer, also helps employers innovate with the latest technology and banking. It combines payroll, banking and wellness tools, allowing employers to support and empower […]

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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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Kettering General Hospital leads the way in Northamptonshire improving the working lives of BAME staff

During Black History Month[i] Kettering General Hospital (KGH) is highlighting its work to improve the working lives of BAME staff at the hospital and beyond, by promoting its new look BAME Staff Network. Membership of the network has grown from just 7 to over 250 this year after several new initiatives were launched to encourage […]

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Former Mayor launches new business and clothing range to support people with mental health issues

A FORMER Mayor has launched a new business and clothing range to support people with mental health issues. Stephen Williams, from Colwyn Bay, hopes CBT (Connect Build Transform) will shine a light on problems faced by businesses and individuals across the UK, notably those impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. Having qualified this year as a […]

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Can booze-infused foods really put you over the drink-drive limit?

Three-Quarters of Mary Berry’s Trifle will send you over the limit One jug of peppercorn sauce contains a whopping 100ml brandy It would take 325 chocolate liqueurs to send you over the edge In light of Sober October and many motorists who might be considering taking on the challenge, USwitch have explored how alcohol could […]

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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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