Sport

Llay football team net huge financial boost thanks to group treble

A LLAY football club has netted a huge financial boost for their ambitious ground improvement plans after a hat trick of generous donations from construction firms. Llay Miners Welfare FC, the club which produced former Wrexham and Spurs striker Chris Armstrong, is planning a new enclosure for their ground which would move them closer to […]

Storage giant helps blind bowlers beat disability on Bradley’s all-weather green

Keen bowlers in Wrexham are beating disability to finish jack high come rain, hail, snow or shine on an all-weather surface thanks to the backing of Wales’s biggest self-storage company. Bradley Park Bowling Club hold regular weekly sessions for their Touch-Wood visually-impaired players on Wednesdays from April to October at the club in Gwersyllt and […]

Community foundation launched by Flintshire firm Rubicon Garden Rooms to support good causes

A pioneering garden room company that uses aviation technology to create outdoor offices, spas, gyms and studios, has launched a Community Foundation to help local good causes with a cash boost. Flintshire firm Rubicon Garden Rooms is asking community groups, projects, associations, locally based charities and even individuals who need support in North East Wales, […]

Two Wrexham finance bosses take to two wheels in epic cycle challenge for hospice

TWO Wrexham finance firm bosses have raised £7,000 by completing a gruelling 240-mile cycling trek from Vietnam to Cambodia in aid of a hospice. Medwyn Edwards and James Parry, Directors of Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management, were part of a 24-strong team who tackled the two-wheel challenge for Nightingale House Hospice in Wrexham. In total the […]

Founder Peter, 82, runs half marathon for first time two years after beating cancer

A founder of the popular Village Bakery Half Marathon in Wrexham will be running himself for the first time ever at the age of 82, two years after overcoming prostate cancer. In previous years Peter Norman, a three times world triathlon champion, was too busy helping to organise the race which meant he wasn’t able […]

Growing sports scheme helps tackle drugs barons

A project aimed at giving disadvantaged young people in Flintshire the chance to play sport has been expanded to thanks to money seized from criminals. The programme run by the not-for-profit organisation, Aura Leisure and Libraries, has increased the number of sites where it operates from six to 10 as a result of a £10,000 grant […]

Appeal for memories of tragic F1 hero Tom Pryce for new book

An appeal has been launched for stories for a new book about tragic F1 hero Tom Pryce. Campaigners are trying to raise £50,000 to erect a statue in memory of the race ace and to inspire children and young people in his hometown of Denbigh to reach for their dreams. Their drive has received a […]

Trailer firm gives Manchester United stopper David de Gea a helping hand

Manchester United’s superstar goalkeeper David de Gea is being given a helping hand to stay at the peak of his powers by Europe’s largest trailer maker. The Red Devils have taken delivery of a box van from Ifor Williams Trailers to store and transport training equipment for de Gea and his fellow stoppers, including Argentinian […]

Mold Youth fly the flag for the north as Toby bowls over St Clears

A tremendous try by man of the match flanker Toby Rees-Slawson helped Mold Youth to a 10-0 Welsh National Youth Bowl win in Carmarthenshire against St Clears. It was a second successive away win in South Wales for Mold who are backed by North Wales-based storage giant Lock Stock Self Storage and comes after their […]