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Wrexham AFC granted EFL Category 3 Academy Licence

Wrexham AFC say they are “proud” to announce, following the completion of the Club’s Academy Full Audit Assessment, they are able to confirm their status as an EFL Category 3 Academy from the 2024/25 season. The club say there was “a successful PGAAC audit”, adding that “…the announcem...

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‘Rudderless’ Welsh Government is bad for Wales, say Plaid Cymru and Conservatives

Politicians have hit out at the “chaos” surrounding the Welsh Government following the resignation of Vaughan Gething after four of his cabinet members quit. The Labour First Minister yesterday announced he would stand down after Mick Antoniw, Lesley Griffiths, Julie James and Jeremy Miles said ...

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Police warning over scam targeting North Wales petrol stations

Police are urging petrol station workers to be on their guard over a scam. It follows a member of staff at a fuel station in Denbighshire receiving a phone call from a man claiming to be the regional manager of their company. The caller asked him to put packs of cigarettes into a plastic bag […] T...

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Over 120 animal abuse reports in Wrexham made in last six months

Over 120 animal abuse reports in Wrexham have been to the RSCPA Cymru in the last six months, new figures have revealed. The leading charity has received 3,059 cruelty reports so far this year in Wales, with its busiest period yet to come, and cruelty complaints rising across England and Wales. Out ...

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Mcdonald’s refuses to provide further details on Plas Coch drive-thru plans

A decision on proposals to create a new branch of the burger chain on the Plas Coch Retail Park was placed on hold by politicians at a meeting in May. v.1 The post Mcdonald’s refuses to provide further details on Plas Coch drive-thru plans appeared first on Wrexham.com....

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Calls for snap election after first minister resignation

Vaughan Gething faced calls for a snap Senedd election after he was forced to stand down as Wales’ first minister by mass resignations from his government. Mr Gething, who took office less than four months ago, confirmed he will stand down after three ministers and the Welsh Government’s chief l...

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Wrexham-based med-tech business acquired by global pharmaceutical giant

A Wrexham-based med-tech business has been acquired by global pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly. Aparito was set up by Dr Elin Haf Davies and part-funded by the Development Bank of Wales who now exit with an initial return of 2.9x on their £1.2 million equity investment – with the potential for th...

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The thirteen places in Wales where house prices are rising right now

The latest figures from the House Price Index have been released

The Leader | Wrexham

Traffic lights still out on posthouse roundabout today

The lights at the busy roundabout between Wrexham and Chester were out all day yesterday (July 16) causing huge delays along the A55 and A483. 

The Leader | Wrexham

'Certificate of Merit' awarded to highly regarded veteran

A Wrexham veteran has proudly been awarded a 'Certificate of Merit' by the Royal Artillery Association.

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Wrexham: Apply now for the School Essentials Grant

Eligible parents across Wrexham are being encouraged to apply for the School Essentials Grant, funded by the Welsh Government.

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Housebuilder buys Dean Road land for £5m to enable 74 house development

Housebuilder Bellway has said they have completed on the purchase of eight acres of land for a “high quality new build residential development”. The land deal has previously been stated as worth in excess of £5m, with the purchase from Wrexham University. The developer said it would help “to ...

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“Health Board needs to get a grip of complaints” says MS as call for Senedd time for probe

It looks likely the Senedd will have a chance to ask questions around the local health board in the new term, with members raising issues around complaint handling. Welsh Conservative Darren Millar MS said, “The Cabinet Secretary published a new special measures framework for the Betsi Cadwaladr h...

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Significant failings in education system for children in Wales with ALN and disabilities

A significant number of children across Wales are being denied their right to an education. A Senedd committee says children and young people with disabilities or additional learning needs are being let down by decision-makers at the most crucial time in their lives. The Children, Young People and ...

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Gateshead man sentenced for racist abuse in Wrexham

The defendant had "far too much to drink," the court heard

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Call for better access to public disabled toilets in Wrexham

A 67-year-old man was visiting Wrexham when he discovered more than one public disabled toilet to be "inaccessible."

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Wrexham man in court after taking dragon statue from ledge

The defendant couldn't remember anything about it, the court heard

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HMS Dragon crew visit Wrexham

Last month Wrexham welcomed some of the crew from HMS Dragon, for the first time since we became officially affiliated with the Royal Navy warship. The ship is the first since the Second World War to be affiliated with Wrexham, and the partnership was sealed at a ceremony in Portsmouth back in April...

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Police renew appeal to locate man missing for 15 days

Police are renewing the appeal for information to help find missing Anthony. This afternoon local officers said, “We have grave concerns for the 62-year-old, who was reported missing on Wednesday, July 3rd. “Searches were carried out by the Underwater Search Team along the Chirk Aqueduct on Mond...

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Police issue appeal to anyone using narrow boats on canal amid missing man search

Anthony, 62, has been missing for 15 days and police say they have 'grave concerns' for him