Sport

Taking care of football stars of the future

The junior football team where ex-Wales international and TV pundit Robbie Savage started out is stepping out in style thanks to a leading social care organisation. The Llay Under 8s team, which plays in the Wrexham District Mini League, were in need of a kit so their manager asked locally-based Pendine Park for a financial […]

Wrexham skipper Shaun is backed by police boss

Wrexham football club skipper Shaun Pearson will have the full weight of the law behind when he patrols the defence on away trips. The six-foot centre-half’s away kit has been sponsored by none other than lifelong Dragons fan Arfon Jones, the North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner. The retired copper, a former Inspector in Wrexham […]

Help us find Wrexham’s Young Legend

Football idol Joey Jones has launched a search for an unsung young hero or heroine. Joey has joined forces with The Leader newspaper and Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre in Wrexham to honour a local youngster aged under 18. The aim is identify and pay tribute to Wrexham’s Young Legend who deserves credit for what they […]

New research centre will deliver £4b boost to economy

A new advanced research and manufacturing centre in Flintshire will give the Welsh economy a massive £4 billion boost, according to Economy Secretary Ken Skates. Mr Skates revealed he had approved funding to complete phase one of the development in Deeside which will help secure thousands of aviation jobs. The news came at a meeting […]

Delight as derby match bubble is burst

A police boss has hailed the decision to “burst the bubble” after travel restrictions on fans were lifted for the next football derby between Wrexham and Chester as a victory for common sense. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones was delighted to learn to learn that there will be a return to normal policing […]

It’s oarsome to be racing again, says rower Sian

A rower who was in such excruciating pain she couldn’t walk properly is now racing again after a hip replacement operation by a surgeon who has just scooped a top award. Anglesey holiday cottage manager and fitness enthusiast Sian Davies paid tribute to orthopaedic consultant Mr Muthu Ganapathi for turning her life around. She was […]

Boost for village youngsters

A youth group that’s going from strength to strength has been given a boost. The Cynwyd Youth Association have received a £500 donation from Ifor Williams Trailers who  have a factory in the village near Corwen. The organisation was officially established last summer and now meets twice weekly on the astro turf playground next to […]

Guide Dogs charity bowled over by fund-raiser

A Wrexham bowling alley is striking out in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind. The charity will be taking over a batch of lanes for a fund-raising challenge at Tenpin at the Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre on Monday, July 24. The money will go towards providing people like partially-sighted Heather Worofka, of Penycae near […]

Brave Harvey, 6, unveils new Wrexham kit

A brave little boy battling leukaemia was “chuffed to bits” to be chosen to unveil the new Wrexham AFC kit. Six year old Harvey Jones is the grandson of lifelong Wrexham fan Llion Jones who works for Ifor Williams Trailers who are sponsoring the club for the second year in succession. The duo were presented […]