Sport

Seconds out as care home residents get the gloves on for a boxing workout

It was seconds out, round one as residents and staff of a Caernarfon care home showed off their hooks and jabs with a boxing fitness coach who has worked with top actors and sports stars including former Formula One champion Jenson Button in a Los Angeles gym. The special session of Boxing for Fitness was […]

War zone survivor Abdul gives hate crime the boot

A refugee from Sudan who fled his war-torn homeland after witnessing people murdered in front of him was among the players at a community football match. Abdul Ahmed, now 20 and living in Wrexham, was taking part in the second ever Community Cup game which was set up with the goal of eliminating hate crime […]

World record-breaking hula hooper building business empire by tackling workplace stress 

An entrepreneur who holds a Guinness World Record for hula hooping is aiming to expand her stress-busting business across the UK. Energetic businesswoman Sasha Kenny, the owner of Hoola Nation and Fit Philosophy, says gyrating with a hula hoop is a great way of coping with work-related pressures as well as promoting well-being for adults […]

Christmas TV update on caring Catherine landing dream job

A young mum has secured the job of her dreams as a care worker at a flagship care home after taking part in a life-life-changing television series. Catherine Lewis, 20, of Caernarfon, credits her experience appearing on S4C’s FFIT Cymru with giving her the confidence boost to go for the career she had always secretly […]

Mechanic restores classic car as a tribute to his racing champ mum

A Vale of Clwyd motor mechanic is rebuilding a classic car in memory of his motor racing champion mum. The late Sandie Cooper was North Wales Ladies Autograss Champion several times with many of those races won at the wheel of her beloved 1970s Fiat 127 Abarth which was finally written off in a massive […]

Bakery star Floss completes toughest ever challenge in memory of her dad

A bakery worker raised more than £3,000 for an air ambulance charity in memory of her dad by taking part in a punishing 50-mile fell run. Florence Roberts, 26, who works at the Village Bakery in Wrexham, completed the Long Mynd Hike, in just over 12 hours, most of the time in total darkness. The […]

£50,000 appeal launched to create new memorial to Formula 1 hero Tom Pryce

A campaign has been launched to create a permanent memorial to Welsh Formula One star Tom Pryce in his “real home town” of Denbigh. Supporters have been spurred on by the success of a pop-up exhibition at the town’s museum to commemorate the local hero who in four short years went from being a tractor […]

Steve Rogers steps back in time to drive a classic from the seventies

WHAT were you doing in the seventies? I was driving a Renault 5, wearing bell bottoms, tank tops and shirts with wide collars and platform heel shoes which, much to my embarrassment, I fell off and twisted my ankle. We were glued to the tele watching The Good Life, Fawlty Towers and The Sweeney and […]

Wrexham fan Russell hopes for purple patch in form with new kit

Being the guest of honour at the unveiling of a new kit for Wrexham AFC was a dream come true for lifelong fan Russell Williams. The engineering draughtsman from Lloc, near Holywell, works for Ifor Williams Trailers who are the club’s main front of shirt sponsors. Having already launched the home and away kits before […]