Sport

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 […]

Salah day as two-goal Adnan clinches Commissioner’s anti-racism trophy

A football tournament held to highlight the fight against hate crime and racism has been won by a club formed in Wrexham to provide the opportunity to play for people from different ethnic backgrounds. The six-a-side event held at Ysgol Clywedog in the town was sponsored by North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones […]

Copier firm scores highly with Anglesey Football League

The future of one of the oldest knock-out football competitions in Wales has been secured thanks to a new sponsorship deal. Wrexham-based Rawson Digital, which also has an office in Dinorwic Marina, Y Felinheli, near Bangor, have been unveiled as the new backers of the Elias Cup, one of five high profile tournaments organised by […]

Police boss urges local companies to help boxing club punch above weight

A police boss has urged local businesses to support a boxing club that’s helping to combat anti-social behaviour on a once-troubled housing estate. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones was speaking during a visit to the Maesgeirchen Boxing Club which has received a £2,500 grant partly funded by cash seized from criminals. The […]

Football helps Ray kick addiction to cocaine – and reach world cup

A young man has spoken movingly about how football is helping him overcome his addiction to cocaine – and win a place playing for Wales at an international tournament. Robbie Ray, 21, is a member of Wrexham Inclusion FC which was set up to benefit people who might otherwise not get to play the game due to […]