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Age Concern

It is really sad when we hear reports that nearly a quarter of elderly people are not looking forward to Christmas because of loneliness. New research by Age UK reveals that nearly 400,000 people aged over 65 in the UK are worried about being lonely this festive season and 650,000 are not looking forward to it because it brings back too many memories of those who have passed away. 

More girls encouraged to go into engineering

 The second Industrial Cadets programme at Airbus, Broughton has been welcomed this week by Welsh Shadow Minister for Environment and North Wales Conservative AM Antoinette Sandbach. 

New call for Welsh Cancer Fund

 North Wales Conservative AM Antoinette Sandbach is urging the Welsh Government to think again about setting up a cancer drugs fund in Wales. 

Protect your home this winter

 The Welsh Shadow Minister for Environment is urging people in North Wales not to just wrap up Christmas presents this Yuletide. 

Tesco food bank

People in North Wales are being urged to help the needy and donate to a national supermarket’s neighbourhood food collection.

Apearance on ITV's Sharp End

Watch your  North Wales Conservative AM, Antoinette Sandbach on national television this Monday night, June 2.

New scheme to improve cancer treatment waiting times

North Wales AM Antoinette Sandbach has cautiously welcomed a new scheme aimed at improving cancer treatment waiting times.The new scheme announced this week is part of a Wales wide trial to more accurately record waiting times and provide speedier treatment.

Calls for a yearly bereavement survey

The Marie Curie in Wales is calling for the introduction of a yearly bereavement survey to gather better data on the quality of end of life care in the Principality.Over 30,000 people in Wales die every year. In 2012, nearly a third of people who died had cancer and many more will have died from other terminal illnesses such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or heart disease.