Sport

Copier firm scores highly with Anglesey Football League

The future of one of the oldest knock-out football competitions in Wales has been secured thanks to a new sponsorship deal. Wrexham-based Rawson Digital, which also has an office in Dinorwic Marina, Y Felinheli, near Bangor, have been unveiled as the new backers of the Elias Cup, one of five high profile tournaments organised by […]

Police boss urges local companies to help boxing club punch above weight

A police boss has urged local businesses to support a boxing club that’s helping to combat anti-social behaviour on a once-troubled housing estate. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones was speaking during a visit to the Maesgeirchen Boxing Club which has received a £2,500 grant partly funded by cash seized from criminals. The […]

Football helps Ray kick addiction to cocaine – and reach world cup

A young man has spoken movingly about how football is helping him overcome his addiction to cocaine – and win a place playing for Wales at an international tournament. Robbie Ray, 21, is a member of Wrexham Inclusion FC which was set up to benefit people who might otherwise not get to play the game due to […]

Oar-some Welsh rower Lucy takes top spot on the podium

A WELSH rower has taken the top spot on the podium at a high profile international tournament against some of the UK’s top competitors. Bodelwyddan-born Lucy Iball, 25, who works for Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management, based at the former Wrexham Lager building in Wrexham, represented Wales and took first place in the lightweight double, at […]

Road-runner Beth gets her charity marathon kicks in the Windy City

A road-running grandmother will be getting her marathon kicks in Chicago this year as part of the trip of a lifetime – after an entry form mix-up. Beth Taylor-Lloyd, 43, from Ruthin, thought she had applied to run the Berlin Marathon but instead found she will be headed for the USA later this year. It […]

Oar-some progress lands Welsh rower Lucy her place at international tournament

A WELSH rower’s oar-some progress at club level has sealed her spot in the national team for a high profile international tournament against some of the UK’s top competitors. Lucy Iball, 25, who works for Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management, based at the former Wrexham Lager building in Wrexham, has been chosen to represent Wales at […]

Cream of women’s world cycling heads for Colwyn Bay for Sunday finale

Olympic Champion Dani Rowe and rising star Manon Lloyd will spearhead the Welsh challenge in a world-class field for the OVO Energy Women’s Tour cycle race, which finishes in Colwyn Bay next Sunday (17 June). Rowe, from Cardiff, is an Olympic gold medallist and three time world champion while Lloyd, a 21-year-old from Carmarthen , […]

Matt’s in the driving seat as he goes for gold with new sporting challenge

An all-action admin assistant who has cerebral palsy is aiming to strike gold after taking up the Duke of Edinbugh’s favourite sport – carriage driving. Matt Palamarczuk, 33, is already a qualified Paralympic coach in the sport of boccia which he has championed at the Pendine Park care organisation where he works. Now Matt, a […]

Arrival of women’s elite pro cyclists to give £2 million boost to Colwyn Bay

Colwyn Bay is set to receive a £2 million boost when the elite riders fight out the final stage of the UK’s premier women’s cycling event on the sea front next month. It’s a first time in Wales for the Ovo Energy Women’s Tour, a gruelling five-day 423-mile race, part of the Women’s World Tour […]

Rising superbike star thanks Wrexham copier firm for fuel injection of cash

AN up and coming superbike rider targeting glory at the Isle of Man TT race has thanked a fast growing Wrexham copier firm for a fuel injection of cash. Bike mechanic Mike Norbury was recently signed up by ECTA Racing who have received a boost in sponsorship from Rawson Digital. The fast-growth 50 company, owned […]