flintshire

Clock tower construction work to begin in New Year following grant windfall

CONSTRUCTION work will begin on an iconic North Wales landmark in the New Year. Enbarr Foundation director Vicki Roskams and fellow ‘Guardians’ of the John Summers Clock Tower in Deeside are hoping more people join their “revolution” in 2022 and help bring the dilapidated building back to life. More than £600,000 in grants and financial […]

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Anniversary of multi-million pound clocktower campaign marked by epic community event

A FAMILY fun day raised thousands of pounds and united a community behind the redevelopment of an iconic North Wales landmark. Following the success of their recent live event, Vicki Roskams and the team behind plans to save the dilapidated John Summers clock tower site in Deeside are pressing ahead with further activities in the […]

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Chance encounter sees descendant of Victorian steel magnate join campaign to rebuild landmark

THE great-great-great-granddaughter of a pioneering Victorian steel magnate is helping to restore a landmark named in his honour after a chance meeting with the visionary behind the multi-million pound project. Charlotte Summers was in Flintshire visiting her partner James’ family when they decided to go for a bike ride and see the Grade-II listed John […]

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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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