Join St David’s Hospice and camp at home – The Great Indoor/Outdoor Camp Easter 2020

By |2020-04-03T09:45:56+01:00April 3rd, 2020|Features|

With the recent self-isolation and Lockdown measures being implemented by government in the UK, St David’s Hospice based in North West Wales predicts huge challenges on the horizon. Their frontline clinical staff continue to care for vulnerable patients in Llandudno’s fourteen bed inpatient unit, as well as community services. [...]

News from Wrexham Glyndwr University: Lecturers help boost training for NHS staff tackling Covid-19 challenge

By |2020-04-03T09:42:41+01:00April 3rd, 2020|Education, Features|

Lecturers on Wrexham Glyndwr University’s Physiotherapy degree course have lent their expertise to help boost training for NHS staff working to tackle the challenge of COVID-19. The lecturers have already provided one session in person at the university’s Plas Coch campus and are set to provide further training soon [...]

Coleg Cambria staff care for 200 species of animal during Coronavirus pandemic

By |2020-03-31T12:43:57+01:00March 31st, 2020|Education, Features|

WHILE frontline services and NHS staff go above and beyond to support and care for the general public there is another group of workers beavering away in the background. At Coleg Cambria’s sites in Northop and Llysfasi, lecturers, practitioners and animal technicians are out in all weathers, feeding, maintaining [...]

Elite universities in UK and overseas offer places to Coleg Cambria students

By |2020-03-30T10:17:35+01:00March 30th, 2020|Education, Features|

COLEG CAMBRIA students are being offered places at elite international universities. As well as Oxford, Cambridge and Russell Group institutions, learners from the north east Wales college are looking overseas for a higher education. Among them is Oliver Barton, who secured a place to study Chemistry at Dalhousie University [...]

Coleg Cambria medal haul at national skills tournament

By |2020-03-26T09:27:26+00:00March 26th, 2020|Education, Features|

COLEG CAMBRIA students swept the board at a national skills tournament. The north east Wales college won a staggering 28 medals at Skills Competition Wales. Organised by Inspiring Excellence in Wales, the Welsh Government-funded programme consists of a series of local contests aligned to Worldskills UK and the needs [...]

Coleg Cambria learners chosen for key positions in helping shape student rights in Wales

By |2020-03-20T09:57:11+00:00March 20th, 2020|Education, Features|

COLEG CAMBRIA learners have been chosen for key positions in helping to shape student rights and education in Wales. Ellie Kidd was successfully elected to the NUS Wales Steering Group for two years, while Lisha Howen secured a year-long tenure on the same panel. The pair, both student representatives [...]

Students mean business at national contest for mental health awareness

By |2020-03-19T08:04:37+00:00March 19th, 2020|Education, Features|

STUDENTS showed they mean business in a national contest for mental health awareness. A team from Coleg Cambria participated in the Inspiring Skills and Excellence in Wales Competition for Enterprise at the Pierhead Building in Cardiff Bay. Sponsored by Ken Skates AM - Minister for Transport and the Economy, [...]

New services and facilities unveiled at Conwy business complex

By |2020-03-18T13:33:56+00:00March 18th, 2020|Features|

CONWY companies can benefit from new services and facilities at a Llandudno Junction business complex. Conwy Business Centre is currently undergoing a revamp and in partnership with the Enterprise Hub has bolstered its current offering, including fully funded advice, space, events and incentives for firms across the county. The [...]


By |2020-03-17T08:09:17+00:00March 17th, 2020|Features|

• Welshman now second in World Rally Championship points table • Elfyn bags more valuable points to maintain his 2020 title bid • Fourth place helps Toyota to extends its lead in the WRC Manufacturers’ Championship  • Full details of this autumn’s Wales Rally GB to be announced in [...]

Sam secures Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award

By |2020-03-17T08:03:10+00:00March 17th, 2020|Education, Features|

A Sixth Form pupil at Rydal Penrhos secured a palace visit after attaining a prestigious outdoor education honour. Sam Jones, a Year 13 pupil at the school, successfully completed his Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award after coming through a strenuous assessment process. The teenager will now attend a special [...]

Hundreds raised from Sports Relief Day 2020

By |2020-03-17T08:01:31+00:00March 17th, 2020|Education, Features|

A considerable amount was raised from a special event as Rydal Penrhos lent its support to a nationwide fundraising drive. The school’s Sixth Form Charity Committee organised a host of different activities for their annual BBC Sport Relief Day, which took place on Friday, May 13. Pupils and staff [...]