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Summary of items featured in this section

Quiz Night May 2017

Anyone for Motorsport - News from Adrian Waine

Information from National Business Crime Centre

IoD Lunch on 25 May 2017

Stress Management Free Workshop

Honorary Consul for Japan in Wales

Information from the Counter Terrorism Awareness Advisor - North Wales Police

Growth Track 360 Campaign

Lord Mostyn new NWBC President

Test the Team Quiz returns to raise over £10,000 for St David’s Hospice

Following on from the success of last year’s event, the “Test the Team” Corporate Quiz returned to Venue Cymru on Thursday, 18th May.

This innovative quiz is as result of an ongoing working relationship between North Wales Business Club, Barclays and St David’s Hospice.

Businesses from across North Wales and Cheshire were all competing to be crowned champions of this innovative and interactive quiz which was once again hosted by former Welsh International rugby union player, Rupert Moon.

Thirty eight teams were all hoping to have the right answers. Round after round went by in close competition but by the end of the night it was the team from Dragon Investments who walked away with the coveted trophy followed closely in 2nd place by the Quizzee Rascals from Live Well Contract Interiors.

Kathryn Morgan-Jones from St David’s Hospice said “I was absolutely delighted to see the return of the Corporate Quiz which is courtesy of Barclays and to partner with North Wales Business Club too is a huge privilege. It’s a fun and exciting event with lots of twists and surprises as the leader board changes after every round.

The popularity of the quiz saw more teams taking part this year which I am delighted to say raised over £10,300 for St David’s Hospice patients and their families!!
A special thanks to our Quizmaster, Rupert Moon who did an amazing job once again keeping everyone entertained throughout the evening and to all those who supported through sponsorship, donations and volunteering on the night”.

John Pitchford, Corporate Banking Director for Barclays said “We are delighted with the amount raised for St David’s Hospice and would like to thank everyone who supported us to make this happen. Alongside our Shared Growth Ambition, Barclays has a fantastic Colleague Community Programme that encourages employees to get involved in the causes we care about. It’s about giving back our skills, time and energy to support our local communities – so we’re thrilled to have raised this money.”

David Williams, Chairman North Wales Business Club added “It was a privilege for the North Wales Business Club to partner Barclays and support St David's Hospice on this event. We were delighted with the amount raised for the Hospice on the evening and we look forward to the opportunity of working with them again in the future

Posted 24/5/2017

Anyone for Motorsport ? News from Adrian Waine

TWP Racing now has its own Patron ! May 19th saw The Team visit Oulton Park in Cheshire where British Touring Car Championship race-winning driver Adam Morgan was officially announced as Patron of Wrexham Glyndŵr University TWP Racing.

Not content with an already hectic annual schedule - that includes winning races both in the UKs most competitive race series and further afield in China - Adam happily accepted the new role:

"I’m mega-excited to become Patron of TWP, I’m looking forward to working with them and racing with the team later this year.” Adam currently sits fifth in the BTCC driver standings, with Ciceley Motorsport the top-placed independent team in the Championship.

Adam will drive with TWP at the Race of Remembrance at the Anglesey circuit later this season.

Adrian Waine, industrial photographer is a sponsor for the Glyndŵr University Race Team and provides photography at the circuit and in the workshops where students learn their trade for a career in motorsports. The Team is run, coordinated, organised, delivered and managed by the Students themselves. In a true co-operative nature, the University staff and TWP Racing are only there to advise, guide and mentor the Students.


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Posted 22/5/2017

Association of Police and Crime Commissioners

Dear Police and Crime Commissioner,

Please find attached a questionnaire from the newly formed National Business Crime Centre, which aims to support both policing colleagues and the business community.

The questionnaire is designed as an opportunity to help shape the priorities of the police-led centre in tackling business crime. As well as using the questionnaire to feed in your comments, the National Business Crime Centre are also keen to capture the views of local businesses, so you may wish to pass it on to your local business community for them to complete.

Note: completed questionnaires and/or any additional comments need to be sent to no later than 16 June 2017.

Kind regards,

APCC Secretariat

Posted 20/5/2017

Stress Management - Free Workshops

Organised by NWBC members RCS

Posted 10/5/2017


The new Honorary Consul for Japan in Wales, Keith M Dunn OBE was appointed on 1st January 2017 in succession to Hugh Thomas who had been in post for over 20 years.

The appointment was made by the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs.

In his capacity as Honorary Consul Keith will be providing support for Japanese companies in Wales , promoting understanding of Japan and overseeing cultural events.

Following an exchange of correspondence with the Honorary Consul I have , on behalf of the Club, offered warm congratulations on his appointment and at his request I append his contact details for Club members for possible future use.

Keith M Dunn OBE

Honorary Consul of Japan

18 Stow Park Circle


South Wales NP20 4HF

02920 449644

Posted 28/1/2017

Information received from the Counter Terrorism Awareness Advisor - North Wales Police

For full information and contact details please follow this link to their Project Griffin flyer:- Counter Terrorism Project Griffin

Posted 14/12/2016

Lord Mostyn accepts invitation to become President of the NWBC

Lord Mostyn (R) with NWBC Chairman David W Williams (L)

The Club are delighted and honoured to announce that the 7th Baron Mostyn has accepted our invitation to become President of the Club, succeeding the late Lady Iris Brierley.

Many members of the Club will have attended our recent dinner when the formal announcement was made and Lord Mostyn said a few words of acceptance. It is very appropriate that Lord Mostyn’s late grandfather, the 5th Baron Mostyn, was also President and as a Club we are very proud of this continuing Mostyn association.

Lord Mostyn succeeded to the hereditary title in 2011 and has taken great and practical interest and management in the continuing development of Mostyn Estates where he is life tenant of the estate. He has also involved himself in many community and charity projects in North Wales and largely bases himself at the historic family seat of the Mostyn family, Mostyn Hall in Flintshire.

Posted 18/4/2016