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Wrexham fans can score cash for club by booking summer tour with Hays Travel

WREXHAM fans can score cash for their club by booking a summer tour break with Hays Travel and then cheer them on in the Portuguese sunshine. Wrexham Football Club would like as many supporters as possible to accompany them on a pre-season summer tour to Vilamoura in the Algarve from July 9-12. Hays Travel, the […]

Conwy land cup double and now plan to lock up league title

High-flying Conwy Borough completed a cup double when they added the Lock Stock Cookson Cup to their trophy cabinet with a 3-0 win over Barmouth and Dyffryn United in the final at Porthmadog. It followed on from their 4-1 FAW Welsh Trophy win against Rhos Aelwyd and with Borough in second place and right in […]

Trio of sporting legends on cue to snooker child abuse

Ex-goal ace Michael Owen and Wales rugby star Sam Warburton will be tackling a whole new ball game when they take on snooker legend Dennis Taylor in aid of a children’s charity. The trio of sporting heroes are joining forces with North Wales Business Club president Lord Gregory Mostyn to raise money for NSPCC Cymru/Wales […]

Talented fencer Stephanie appeals for sponsors to achieve Olympic dream

A part-time shop worker is swapping the cut and thrust of retail to compete at the Under-20 Commonwealth Games. Stephanie Phennah, 17, who works at Marks and Spencer at Eagles Meadow in Wrexham, will be representing Wales in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and is aiming to compete at the Olympics. The former Ysgol Rhosnesni pupil, took up the […]

Wrexham celebrate hat-trick of deals with top trailer maker

Wrexham AFC has teamed up with Europe’s top trailer maker to clinch a hat-trick of sponsorship deals as it celebrates the anniversary of its best ever season. The club revealed Ifor Williams Trailers have agreed to be their main front of shirt sponsor for the third year running. They’re hoping the news will help spur […]

Jones on the run to celebrate shared name

The biggest collection of runners called Jones gathered in North Wales today to celebrate their shared name. The 200-plus athletes joined forces before setting off to compete in the Jones Crisps Anglesey Half Marathon, Ynys Mȏn 10k run and one-mile RibRide Dragon’s Dash children’s race. They were among 2,300 runners taking part in the event, […]

TV therapist helps Stephen keep on trucking

A top sports therapist who worked with ITV’s Dancing on Ice stars Keith Chegwin and Olga Shaturenko has saved the career of a Rhyl lorry driver laid low by crippling back pain. Stephen Thomas, who drives for international haulier Eddie Stobart, was at his wit’s end when doctors were unable to get to the bottom […]

Bodybuilder Samantha makes the right call

A phone store manager who “never exercised” in her life has gone from a standing start to becoming one of the UK’s top bodybuilders. Samantha Ellis, who manages the EE store at Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre, in Wrexham, fits an ultra-tough training regime around her full on work day, and is building up her muscle […]