coronavirus

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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First lockdown and heatwave led to a surge in sports activities and outdoor hospitality

THE initial Coronavirus lockdown and a Spring heatwave led to many people taking up new sports and adrenaline-fuelled activities. And that in turn sparked support of local venues and destinations combining food and drink with the delights of the great outdoors. Taste North East Wales is being held virtually this year because of the COVID-19 […]

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Gin maker in high spirits after surge in home deliveries during lockdown

POURING her efforts into home deliveries was just the tonic for the owner of an independent real fruit spirits company during the Coronavirus lockdown. Katharine Wilding, founder and director of Angel Feathers on Moel Famau, Denbighshire, was forced to rethink her business strategy when COVID-19 took hold of the country in March. To that point […]

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Pensioner able to help teen granddaughter with lockdown education thanks to college IT course

DAVE JOHNSON was able to help his teenage granddaughter with home schooling in lockdown thanks to a Coleg Cambria Skills for Adults course. The former heating engineer admits to not being the most tech-savvy learner, but quickly got to grips with the college’s Essential Skills classes in Using a Tablet, and Word Processing, held at […]

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