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If you hail from Wales and have these surnames you could inherit a fortune

Gywnedd leads the way for relatives who are entitled to claim estates from the government

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Wrexham to host to second stage of Tour of Britain Women

Wrexham will play host to the second stage of a prestigious women’s cycling event this summer. The Tour of Britain Women will take in some of the breathtaking scenery across the county borough on Friday 7 June. Hundreds of thousands of fans will line the streets across Wales and the north west of ...

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Man “arrested on suspicion of wounding” after “public order incident” in city centre

A man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding following an incident in Wrexham city centre. North Wales Police attended a ‘public order incident’ outside a licensed premises on Abbot Street shortly after 1:40am on Sunday (14 April). A spokesperson for North Wales Police said: “One man was a...

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Man charged with Wrexham murder to stand trial this year

Date set for court hearing over death of Antony Gerald Derwen in Gwersyllt

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Senedd set to vote on Outdoor Education bill this week

Organisations dedicated to outdoor education in Wales are rallying behind a legislative push that could make Wales a leader in integrating residential outdoor learning into the school curriculum. The Residential Outdoor Education (Wales) Bill, set for a Senedd vote next Wednesday, proposes that all ...

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Police release update after North Wales road closed for hours

There was a 'public order' incident

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Students collaborate with award-winning musician to create ‘A Song for Wrexham’

Students at a local secondary school have worked with an award-winning musician to help create ‘A Song for Wrexham’. The group of year seven pupils from Ysgol Bryn Alyn had the chance to learn to rap and compose lyrics with UK award-winning beatboxer Mr.Phormula. This project run by the Wrexham ...

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Met Office issues 15 hour wind weather warning for North Wales with coastal areas at risk

Gusts of up to 55mph are forecast with possible travel disruption and power cuts

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Calls for city centre developers to contribute to new green spaces and better transport

Developers creating new flats in Wrexham town centre should be contributing towards new green spaces, better public transport and safe car parking. That’s the view of Plaid Cymru councillors, who are arguing for contributions from developers to fund new public open spaces and car parking for those...

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Health Board Chair Dyfed Edwards on recognising when social factors might impact on a person’s health

'Support for improving our health and well-being is wider than the NHS and often lies in our communities'

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Local resident knits ‘Trauma Teddies’ to Wrexham domestic abuse charity

A collection of hand-knitted ‘trauma teddies’ created by a Wrexham resident have been donated to a local domestic abuse charity. Wrexham DASU, the Domestic Abuse Safety Unit on King Street, provides vital help and support to anyone who has experienced domestic abuse. The organisation recently re...

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Wrexham to host ‘Speed March’ in support of armed forces veterans

Wrexham will play host to its first ever ‘speed march’ in support of armed forces veterans this month. The event will start at Llwyn Isaf at 7:30am on Saturday, April 20 before winding its way through surrounding villages and countryside before finishing back at Llwyn Isaf at around 10.30am. The...

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Coleg Cambria student has heart set on Paralympics following equine victory

Golden girl Jess Pritchard rode to victory in a prestigious equestrian competition. The Coleg Cambria student won the 1* Grade Three Para Dressage competition at the Addington International Arena. Representing Team GB, Jess – an Entry Level 3 Learner in Animal Care, based at Northop – said it wa...

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Police taped off roads in Wrexham city centre for hours after reports of incident

There were reports of an incident last night and crime scene investigators have been in the area

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North Wales MS urges eligible residents to get covid-19 booster

A North Wales Member of the Senedd is urging constituents to make sure they take up the offer of a Covid booster jab. Around 100,000 of the most vulnerable people in the region will be offered a jab by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board. The booster is being offered around six months after thei...

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Llangollen PCSO swaps one beat for another with live musical performance

A Llangollen man and Wrexham PCSO will be swapping one type of beat for another this month when he takes to the stage in the local town hall. Karl Joseph, a familiar face across Llangollen and fondly known as ‘the Laughing Policeman’, is well known for providing a reassuring police presence in t...

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Lost City of Z explorer who fled Nazis to North Wales and bought hill farm with eight gold mines

An aristocratic expedition to the Amazon included a lowly fixer who would later move to Gwynedd, then Wrexham

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Music lover inspired by vinyl revival opens his own record store in Gwynedd town

Tim Rosa is helping the record store revival as vinyl makes a comeback

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Fast-growing Wrexham bakery keeps on trucking with big 90th birthday salute!

A transport company is celebrating a bakery’s 90th birthday in a big way. C&M Transport has adorned the latest, £240,000 addition to its 20-strong fleet of articulated lorries with the Jones Village Bakery branding to mark the milestone anniversary and the signing of a new three-year contract...

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Find out more about the move to digital landlines at Wrexham event

Did you know that all landlines in the UK are going digital by 2025? Although the landline isn’t going away, BT know that many people would like to know more about this industry-wide change and why the change is necessary. Between 10am and 3pm on April 18 an event will take place at Ty Pawb […] ...