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New book boosts appeal to honour F1 hero Tom Pryce

A new book has shone a light on the brilliant talent of tragic F1 hero Tom Pryce – who went from being a tractor mechanic to a potential world champion in just four years. Authors Darren Banks and Kevin Guthrie have pledged to donate the proceeds from sales of the book to create a permanent […]

Football star Harry helps to honour memory of local hero Huw “Chick”

Welsh international star Harry Wilson has teamed up with a trailer firm to help pay for a new junior football clubhouse named in memory of a popular local councillor who did so much for the game in his hometown of Corwen. Two years ago the junior clubhouse and pitches were devastated by catastrophic flooding from […]

Trailer maker fans hoping for happy Hollywood ending after Tinseltown takeover of club

Diehard Wrexham AFC fans who work for shirt sponsors Ifor Williams Trailers are hoping for a happy Hollywood ending after the sale of the club to superstars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney was completed. There were whoops of joy from supporters at the iconic company’s factories in Corwen, Cynwyd, Sandycroft and on Deeside Industrial Estate […]

Trailer firm helps rugby legend Dan swap All Blacks for Welsh Blacks

A top trailer firm is helping Welsh rugby colossus Dan Lydiate swap tackling All Blacks for rearing pedigree Welsh Black cattle. The fearless Wales and British and Irish Lions hero, 33, who now plays for the Ospreys, is preparing for life after rugby by returning to his roots as a farmer. The powerful 6ft 2ins, […]

Police boss is searching for custody watchdogs

A search has been launched in North Wales to find volunteers to act as custody watchdogs to police the police. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones is seeking up to nine independent custody visitors to help him. Mr Jones wants to appoint people to join the existing team responsible for visiting custody facilities […]

Plan to play Premier League matches at neutral grounds is “nonsense”

A police boss has described the plan to hold Premier League football matches at neutral venues as “nonsense”. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones has submitted a Freedom of Information request because he feels it’s in the public interest to find out the evidence behind the idea. According to Mr Jones, a former police […]

Overweight health expert stars in TV series to keep the nation fit while in lockdown

An obese health expert has spoken of his shame in telling diabetic patients to lose weight when he himself weighs in at more than 20st and suffers from the condition himself. Leading radiographer Kevin Jones, 53, who regularly works at the Maelor Hospital in Wrexham,  is one of the stars of a new TV series […]