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First teams announced for 2024 Tour of Britain Women!

The first teams have been announced for the 2024 Tour of Britain which will pass through Wrexham in June. All six of Britain’s female UCI Continental teams have been announced as the first teams confirmed for the inaugural event. Taking place from Thursday 6 June to Sunday 9 June, the Tour of Brit...

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New project aims to tackle mobile ‘not-spots’ and boost 4G and broadband coverage

Tackling mobile coverage ‘not spots’ for businesses is to be prioritised in the latest Growth Deal outline business case (OBC) to get approval from the North Wales Economic Ambition Board. The 4G+ project aims to address connectivity challenges in North Wales to strengthen the area’s capabilit...

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Wrexham primary school pupils leading the way with National Walking Month campaign

Primary schools pupils in Wrexham are helping to promote the benefits of keeping active as part of  Living Streets’ National Walking Month. Victoria Community Primary School joined WOW – the walk to school challenge from Living Streets Cymru – in December. Since then, the school has seen an i...

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Husband and wife duo celebrate two decades of running popular Chirk pub

A Wrexham husband and wife team are toasting to success after running the local community pub for over two decades. Mark Jones has operated the Stanton House in Chirk since 2001 – along with his wife Chelly, who joined him behind the bar in 2015. Mark’s aunt and uncle owned the building before h...

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Work of North Wales Police under spotlight at recent review

The work of North Wales Police has come under the spotlight as part of a recent review by the region’s police and crime commissioner. At the quarterly Strategic Executive Board, which took place on 8 May, the PCC and his team met with the Chief Officers of North Wales Police to review overall Forc...

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North Wales MS calls for improved mental health support for parents

A North Wales MS has called for better mental health support to be made available for parents. Llŷr Gruffydd, who represents the region in the Senedd, heard how women who suffer from a maternal mental health disorder, such as postpartum depression, aren’t getting the support they need. Mr Gruffyd...

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“Plaid Cymru has ended its Co-operation agreement with the Welsh Government with immediate effect”

Plaid Cymru have said they have “…ended its Co-operation agreement with the Welsh Government with immediate effect”. The information came via a statement by Plaid Cymru Leader Rhun ap Iorwerth following an emergency meeting held earlier today, after the sacking of Hannah Blythyn MS yesterday b...

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‘Mixed response’ to new 20mph speed limit, says North Wales’ Police and Crime Commissioner

Mixed reaction to 20mph law, says crime commissioner v.1 The post ‘Mixed response’ to new 20mph speed limit, says North Wales’ Police and Crime Commissioner appeared first on Wrexham.com....

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Cross-party calls for recognition of Palestine

Senedd members from Wales’ four main political parties set their differences aside to call on the Welsh and UK Governments to recognise the state of Palestine. Plaid Cymru’s Peredur Owen Griffiths tabled a statement of opinion co-submitted by Labour’s John Griffiths, the Lib Dems’ Jane Dodds...

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Local businesses urged to take part in ‘Wrexham in Bloom Floral Display’ competition!

Businesses across the county borough are being encouraged to take part in the ‘Wrexham in Bloom, Best Floral Display’ competition. Entrants will have the chance to create a floral display which must consist of at least two planters or two window boxes or two hanging baskets. Points will be award...

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Local politicians ‘blown away’ by Wrexham primary school transformation

Local politicians have hailed the ‘incredible’ transformation of a Wrexham primary school following a multimillion-pound renovation. Clwyd South MS Ken Skates and Councillor David A Bithell recently visited Ysgol yr Hafod in Johnstown to see the results of the major revamp, which was part of the...

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The country's richest young person is an entrepreneur from North Wales

Alex Lovén, 36, had a spark of a business idea when he bought a cricket bat aged 13

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Questions raised over future of former Groves school

The Groves School, located on the edge of the city centre, has been closed since 2005. v.1 The post Questions raised over future of former Groves school appeared first on Wrexham.com....

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Tour of Britain Women coming to Wrexham – parking and road closures information released

Wrexham will welcome the return of the Tour of Britain Women this June. Stage 2 will start and finish in Wrexham city centre on Friday 7th June 2024. The start and finish line will both be located on Chester Street (outside Crown Buildings). Cyclists are expected to leave at approx. 11:00am via Powe...

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Wrexham Lager Beer Co relaunches premium pilsener

The Wrexham Lager Beer Co has announced the relaunch of its premium pilsener to join the brand’s existing line-up of traditional lagers. The family run business has reintroduced its 4.6% ABV pilsener style lager which is brewed locally in Wrexham using its original recipe. Using premium German Pil...

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‘The Home Game’ Icelandic football film to premiere at Gŵyl Wal Goch Festival 2024

Award-winning Icelandic football film ‘The Home Game’ will receive its Welsh premiere at Gŵyl Wal Goch Festival 2024. The film, which has been making waves on the film festival circuit, will be screened at the Wal Goch Festival in Wrexham fans of film and football. Held on May 31 – June 2, th...

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A view from Wrexham’s Member of Parliament

Wrexham.com has invited Wrexham & Clwyd South Members of Parliament and Members of the Senedd to write a monthly article with updates on their work in their respective Parliaments and closer to home – you can find them all here. In this month’s column Wrexham’s MP, Sarah Atherton writes: ...

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Three paddling pools to reopen but no date set for Llandudno

Facilities at Llanfairfechan, Penmaenmawr, and Rhos-on-Sea to reopen

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Police arrived at man's home and found thousands of indecent images of children as young as one-year-old

Gerard Howe had kept some of the photographs for over 12 years, but was spared an immediate jail term

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Housing association to invest £1 million in job creation and growth

A North Wales housing association is investing £1 million in job creation following what it has described as ‘significant business growth’. ClwydAlyn is set to recruit 40 new job roles which will include vacancies in the housing, finance, maintenance, IT, and procurement teams. The roles will a...