Sport

Caring staff drive appeal to honour F1 racing hero

Big hearted staff at a care home in Wrexham have been helping drive forward a fundraising appeal honouring Grand Prix racing hero Tom Pryce. The energetic team of carers and friends of Pendine Park’s Hillbury House Care Home used pedal power to get behind the £50,000 appeal to erect a statue in memory of the late […]

Green machine’s late birdie clinches title

A six-birdie blitz helped green energy business Hafod Renewables take the Ruthin-Pwllglas Golf Club Sponsors Challenge. Hafod Managing Director David Jones led from the front as his four-man team had a run of five threes from their second hole – the ninth on the course – after starting on the hole they sponsor, the eighth. […]

Storage company backs kit donation for young African footballers

Young footballers in West Africa will soon be pulling on the football shirts of a Vale of Clwyd club when they turn out for matches after a chance encounter in The Gambia. Craig Morris, who manages the Lock Stock storage parks in Rhyl and Flint, has persuaded his bosses at Wales’s biggest self-storage company to […]

Wrexham fan Kyle in seventh heaven after being chosen to launch away kit

A lifelong fan of Wrexham AFC was in “seventh heaven” after being chosen to help officially launch his beloved team’s new away kit. Kyle Jones, 29, works as a programmer at Ifor Williams Trailers who are the club’s main front of shirt sponsors and was thrilled to be invited to unveil the white shirt and […]

Wheelchair basketball star Alex ready to take on the world

A talented young wheelchair basketball star from Deganwy has been called up for the Great Britain Under-22 squad preparing for next year’s European Championships. Alex Wilson, 15, from Deganwy, a student at Ysgol John Bright, in Llandudno, is now training hard at regular sessions in Sheffield with the squad’s top coaches. Alex was born with […]

Emotional minute’s applause for F1 hero Tom

Senior figures from the world of motor racing have thrown their weight behind an appeal to honour Formula 1 hero Tom Pryce to inspire future generations to chase their dreams just like he did. Former contemporaries of Tom joined were at the Tŷ Croes Circuit, on Anglesey, where a meeting led by the Historic Sports Car Club […]

Young people train for epic tall ship adventure

Young people with mental health issues from across North Wales preparing for an epic voyage aboard a tall ship later this year have been helped out by a £90,000 grant from the region’s policing chief. The aim is to find a 10-strong crew to help sail the vessel on a trip organised by mental health […]

Carl qualifies for world’s biggest competition for disabled carriage drivers

A 41-year-old Carmarthenshire man is riding high after qualifying for the world’s largest competition for para horse carriage driving. Carl Ward, a resident at Pant-Y-Cendy Hall in Abernant, near Carmarthen, will be competing against other carriage drivers from all around the country at the Riding for the Disabled (RDA) National Championships, to be held at […]

Green deal as Johnstown bowlers land sponsorship with top storage company

A go-ahead crown green bowling club which runs 11 teams across three leagues and is celebrating its silver jubilee this year has landed a sponsorship deal to help fund its junior coaching sessions. Johnstown Bowling Club play in the Wrexham, Oswestry and Market Drayton Leagues and have over 70 members playing in 11 teams. They […]