Sport

Racing is in the blood for engineer Jamie who is gearing up for the new season

A RACING driver from Flintshire is gearing up for the new autograss season and has set his sights on national glory after a 12-month break from the track. Jamie Dodd, 50, from Sandycroft, service manager for Flintshire firm TDC Services, is a former regional and national champion with more than 30 years’ experience in the […]

Police boss urges fans to behave so bubble can be burst for good

A football-loving police boss has urged fans to be on their best behaviour for the first bubble-free derby match between Wrexham and Chester for years. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones campaigned for controversial travel restrictions to be lifted on the fixture which features the closest international rivalry in British club football. The […]

Van hire company oils the wheels of motorsport’s showpiece rally

A van hire company from North Wales will be playing a key role in ensuring this year’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB goes like clockwork when it roars into action this month (October 26-29). The 14 vehicles from Take Stock, part of the Denbigh-based Lock Stock self-storage group, one of the UK’s premier containerised storage companies, […]

TV producer Nia, 63, steps into the spotlight as a bodybuilder

An award-winning television producer from Cardiff is preparing to step into the spotlight in front of the camera as one of the world’s oldest first time bodybuilding competitors. Grandmother Nia Ceidiog, 63, is making a documentary for S4C as she prepares to flex her muscles in the Bikini Masters class of a major contest on […]

Migrant football team takes the field to show the red card to hate crime

A football team from Wrexham which includes refugees and migrant players has joined forces with a police boss in a campaign to kick out hate crime. This particularly unpleasant form of crime sees people being targeted because of their physical appearance, race, sexual orientation, gender or disability. Multi-national Bellevue FC, which was formed earlier this […]

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 […]