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Patients in and around Wrexham are set to benefit from a multi million pound Welsh Government investment in new ambulances.
In total, 111 new vehicles will be deployed across Wales, costing over £13.5 million.
The Welsh Government believes the newer vehicles will be more reliable, promising better performance and lower running costs.
There will be 71 emergency ambulances, 33 non-emergency patient transport vehicles and 7 specialist emergency vehicles that will attend major incidents.
All the new vehicles will be chosen for their ‘cleaner, greener’ credentials, with the 33 non-emergency patient transport vehicles being fitted with solar panels to convert available sunlight into electricity.
Wrexham Assembly Member, Lesley Griffiths has hailed the Welsh Government’s substantial investment and said: “This significant upgrade of the existing Welsh Ambulance Service fleet will help ensure patients receive the best possible treatment.”
“The new, more reliable modern vehicles will help provide a high-quality clinical service for the people of Wrexham and Wales, improving the care, comfort and safety of patients, as well as working conditions for the dedicated staff.”

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This event will be broadcast live on 105fm and online.  

If you’re a fan of Classical Music, you won’t want to miss our fantastic concert this October!

On Saturday 19th October, Classical Crossover 4 U on Calon FM brings you an evening of musical entertainment, live from Creative Industries Building, Glyndwr University.

Join us for a line up of some of Classical Crossover’s biggest selling artists including Royal composer Olga Thomas, Wrexham’s own Elan Catrin Parry, Joanna Forest, Lucy Thomas, Keedie Green, Hercules Smith, Beth Ford, Natasha Hardy & Adam Lacey.

Date: Saturday 19th October

Time: 7pm, Doors at 6pm

The concert has been made possible by sponsorship from North Wales Tweets, TadMark & Lovers of Beautiful Music.

We have a range of sponsorship package available. For more details regarding sponsorship and to request a rate card, please contact:

Amy Hughes – a.l.hughes@glyndwr.ac.uk / 01978 293393

 

 

We’re back with our Focus Wales Takeover! We had days of great live music from local and international artists. Click on the links below to listen back to each set. Or check out the videos on Glyndwr TV 

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Llangollen Fringe have just announced the acts that will headline the 23rd edition of the town festival, and it is the biggest yet by far!

The acts announced are: EMMANUEL JAL – a former boy soldier in Sudan, Jal has triumphed against adversity to become a leading proponent of a crossover style of afrobeat and hip hop – having worked with and performed alongside such names as Lauren Hill and Alicia Keys, he is well known across Africa and North America, but his Fringe concert will be one of his very first in Europe!

Joining Jal at the festival are; psychedelic singer and songwriter ROBYN HITCHCOCK, whom ROLLING STONE magazine describe as “A gifted Melodist, Welsh and Bretton singing LLEUWEN and band. Adventurer and film maker BRUCE PARRY, best known for his BBC TV series TRIBE will appear live in conversation and will also screen his latest film TAWAI.

There is also a welcome return for festival favourites the DUB PISTOLS and a debut performance for Glastonbury festival regulars ELECTRIC SWING CIRCUS.

Plus STAND UP COMEDY, the return of BAND FOR A DAY, a SKA themed STEAM TRAIN ride and Musical CANAL BOAT trips, along with many other fringe events.

Llangollen Fringe Festival will take place 19th to the 27th of July. Tickets for all headline shows are on sale now, as well as Festival passes; priced at just £70 the festival pass allows access to all of the main events across the ten days so is great value for money.

Festival tickets and dates and times for all concerts and events are available from www.llangollenfringe.co.uk or by calling the Fringe box office: 0800 1455 779

Pendine Park Proprietor Mario Kreft.

A leading care organisation has revealed £15 million plans to build a dementia centre of excellence in Wrexham and redevelop another site in the town, creating 150 new jobs.

Pendine Park say they are responding to the huge need for more specialist care because of the soaring number of people aged 85 and over which is due to double over the next two decades.

According to proprietor Mario Kreft MBE, the inward investment will also provide a major boost to the local economy.

The design of dementia centre at Pendine Park’s site in Summerhill Road will be based on their award winning Bryn Seiont Newydd home in Caernarfon which was named as the best new care home of its kind in the UK after it opened in 2016.

In parallel they are aiming to redevelop their Hillbury care home across town in Hightown.

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Dydd Iau / Thursday

9am - Breakfast

11am - Empowerment Hour

12pm - The Business Community

3pm - Mindful Musings

8pm - Arran Hodges

 

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