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North Wales slate mine legacy goes on

18/03/2011 – 10:54
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By John Lloyd
Inigo Jones Slate Works is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2011 (1861 – 2011) having worked continuously at the Tudor Slate Works at Groeslon site since it was set up in 1861 to …

Whisper & Womble barn owls from Pen-y-Bryn Falconry, Corwen deliver wedding rings

18/02/2011 – 10:44
Bridal Fayre at Debenhams at Eagles Meadow, Wrexham. Bride Lauren Raybould, groom Dominic Baxter waits for Whisper the Barn Owl to bring the wedding rings.

By Ceidiog Hughes
Owls with a wit to woo are taking off as the latest must-have for high-flyers getting married. While some brides and grooms choose unusual cars, off-beat music or different locations to make their …

Chocs away for business success in Denbigh chocolate shop

17/02/2011 – 14:00

By Ceidiog Hughes
Entrepreneur Mary Tetley is enjoying the sweet taste of success thanks to a  combination of the recession and the aphrodisiac qualities of chocolate. Business is booming at the Denbigh Chocolate Shop she founded with …

Pop star Lisa Scott-Lee invites families to her home towns of Rhyl & Prestatyn

08/02/2011 – 11:29
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By Ceidiog Hughes
Pop princess Lisa Scott-Lee is extending a special invitation to families from across the UK to discover the delights of the seaside resort where she was brought up. Lisa has just been appointed an …

You’ll never walk alone in Prestatyn, North Wales

02/02/2011 – 21:50

By Alistair Ceidiog
Walkers are flocking to the North Wales holiday town of Prestatyn for health, history, wildlife and scenery – not to mention good company. Prestatyn and Meliden was the first community in Wales to …

Royal bed offers a warm welcome in Rhyl, North Wales

01/02/2011 – 15:14

By Ceidiog Hughes
A bed in which the much-married monarch Henry VIII is believed to have shared with his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, has found an unusual resting place at a North Wales hotel. The …