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Cream of childcare in Wrexham comes together at University for annual awards ceremony

Wrexham Childcare Awards brought together the cream of the sector for a glittering ceremony at Wrexham Glyndwr University. Industry representatives were out in force at the Catrin Finch Centre to support those receiving awards against the 11 categories, with over 100 people in attendance.


Wales Export Forum & Innovate UK Briefing

As Wales prepares for transition from the EU, the Welsh Government hosted an Export Forum in the Catrin Finch Centre recently. The Forum brought together companies of all sizes from across Wales to discuss the impact that leaving the EU will have on their business and to find out how the Welsh Government can help with export issues. There were experts on hand to give talks and advice on the day.


Wales' first ever bus summit held at the Catrin Finch Centre

On Monday 23rd January Wales' first ever bus summit was held at the Catrin Finch Centre to discuss how best to improve services. The summit discussed how more bus passengers are needed to ensure the long term future of Wales' bus industry.


Nursing Recruitment Event a great success

On Thursday 11 January Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board held a major nursing recruitment day at the Catrin Finch Centre - marketing the event as ‘New year, New job, Starting your new career – come and see what North Wales can offer you’.


Gene Park Sixth Form Conference

The impact of DNA and genetics on everything from rugby to reproduction was brought to life for more than 700 Sixth Form students. Six leading scientists took to the stage at Wrexham Glyndwr University’s William Aston Hall for a biennial conference run by the Wales Gene Park.


Fitness festival returns to Wrexham with another hula hoop world record attempt

A celebration of health, fitness and wellbeing returns to North Wales with another world record attempt. Following the success of the inaugural Wrexham Fitness Festival, organiser Sasha Kenney is bringing the popular event back to the town on Saturday October 1.


New VC joins Wrexham Glyndŵr University with bright vision for future growth

Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s new Vice-Chancellor Professor Maria Hinfelaar says she is relishing the prospect of leading the ‘pioneering’ institution into a new era. Professor Hinfelaar took up the position at the start of April, replacing interim Vice-Chancellor, Professor Graham Upton.

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Catrin Finch Centre to host Special National Hustings Event

The Catrin Finch Centre is to host a special national hustings event later this week (14 April). Organised by Hope Not Hate, Together Creating Communities, Oxfam Cymru and the Welsh Refugee Council, the event is a chance for communities from across Wales to hear how the main political parties are planning to make Wales a welcoming and prosperous nation.

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Party Leaders in the Catrin Finch Centre for Election Debate

The end of March saw the Catrin Finch Centre hosting another high profile political event in the run up to May's National Assembly for Wales elections. Organised by the Federation of Small Businesses Wales, the FSB Wales' Leaders' Debate featured leaders from Wales' main political parties debating the issues of the moment in front of an audience of nearly 200.

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Assembly Candidates participate in ‘Question Time’ event

Welsh Assembly election candidates declared their stance on the upcoming EU Referendum, NHS privatisation and north Wales at a hustings event held in the Catrin Finch Centre last Friday. With the election less than two months away some of the region’s political party candidates were quizzed by an audience, made up of the region’s business leaders, in a Question Time style event.

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