Wrexham

Watch: Teachers and parents protest in Wrexham over threats of redundancy and closure

Two schools joined forces in protest over the threats of redundancy and closure.<p>A number of teachers and parents from Ysgol Pontfadog in the Ceiriog …

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Appeal launched to find wanted Holywell man 'Ginge'

POLICE have launched an appeal to find a wanted Holywell man.<p>Matthew Jones, 29, known locally as 'Ginge', is wanted by North Wales Police and a …

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School closed after torrential downpours flood roads and threaten properties

A school has been closed after torrential downpours left it flooded.<p>Heavy rain hit Wrexham last night leaving roads like rivers and homes at risk of …

Weather

Protest over Pontfadog English-medium school closure plan

<b>A protest is being held outside Wrexham Council's headquarters over the planned closure of an English-medium primary school.</b><p>Wrexham Council plans to close Ysgol Pontfadog in August next year, claiming there is a low demand for English-language education in the area.<p>However, campaigners say the area …

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Torrential rain brings flash flooding to parts of Wales

Torrential downpours have caused flash flooding in parts of Wales.<p>Emergency services received "numerous calls regarding water, drains and road …

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Young dealers locked up for selling crack cocaine and heroin in Wrexham

TWO young men from Merseyside who were caught dealing crack cocaine and heroin in Wrexham have been sent to a young offenders institution for a total …

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Torrential downpours in Wrexham lead to school closure and road chaos

THE torrential downpour that hit Wrexham has led to a school closure today.<p>St Mary's Church in Wales School in Ruabon had to close its doors due to …

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Wrexham prison in recruitment drive for new officers

A RECRUITMENT drive is taking place for staff at Wrexham's prison and those who feel they have what it takes are invited to apply.<p>HMP Berwyn has a …

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Wrexham man, 26, died of cocaine poisoning, inquest hears

A MAN from Wrexham died of drug poisoning, a coroner told an inquest opening.<p>Luke James Evans, 26, of Foster Road, Rhosddu, was found at his home by …

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Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert announces first UK stand-up tour in six years - and it all starts in Wrexham

Welsh funnyman Rhod Gilbert has announced his return to comedy with a huge tour across the UK in 2019 - kicking it off in Wrexham.<p>After a six-year …

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Wrexham AFC can 'channel hurt' of last season says winger

Paul Rutherford is desperate to ‘channel the hurt’ of last season and finally end Wrexham’s extended stay outside the Football League.<p>Rutherford …

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Spice taskforce in Wrexham 'saved my life'

<b>Steve Williams couldn't remember what a "clean" life was like. The 47-year-old from Wrexham had moved from one addiction to another since his early teens.</b><p>"The life I was living, it was getting to the stage where it would have killed me. Some days I got in that dark a place that I thought that death …

Wales

Sam Ricketts wants Wrexham AFC to realise potential

SAM RICKETTS wants to turn “potential into reality” to give Wrexham supporters the success they deserve in 2018-19.<p>Former Wales international …

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Barry teen dies after balcony fall in Magaluf

A TEENAGER has died after falling from a balcony in Majorca, becoming the third Briton to die from a fall in the same resort this year.<p>The victim has …

Glamorgan

Why Wrexham fans plan to boycott their game against Bangor

Supporters of Wrexham have called for a boycott of their friendly match at Bangor tomorrow night.<p>It was called because of Bangor City FC’s connection …

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Roads flooded and properties at risk as flash flooding hits North Wales - as it happened

23:04Jez Hemming<p>Goodnight<p>More and this and more from around the region tomorrow from 7am with the lovely Sarah Hodgson<p>22:57Jez Hemming<p>Sewage<p>Acton …

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Wrexham AFC in Portugal: Sam Ricketts disappointed not to win against Louletano

SAM RICKETTS was disappointed Wrexham did not continue their winning run in pre-season during the trip to Portugal.<p>The Reds were victorious in the …

Soccer

Five deliberate fires tackled within an hour in Wrexham

FIVE deliberate fires were tackled in less than an hour in Caia Park.<p>North Wales Fire and Rescue Service received three calls between about 2.50pm …

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Teachers to strike at some North Wales primary schools

Teachers at four schools in Wrexham will walk out this morning over redundancies and job security.<p>Members of the NASUWT-The Teachers’ Union at three …

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Inquest opens after fire death in Wrexham

AN inquest has been opened into the death of a factory worker from Wrexham.<p>Clive Brynmor Dykes, who was 54, died at his home address in Garner Road, …

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Boss of Wrexham multi-nationality football team speaks of pride at winning diversity award

THE player-manager of a multi-nationality football team is backing a season-long anti-discrimination campaign in the North East Wales Premier …

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Wrexham AFC manager Sam Ricketts targeting two or three new signings

SAM RICKETTS is looking to put the finishing touches to his squad with the addition of "two or three" new signings.<p>Former Wales international …

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Plans for more than 130 new homes in Rossett

More than 130 new homes could be built in Wrexham as part of a major development.<p>Bellis Brothers Limited has submitted plans for up to 132 houses on …

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Concerns for missing teenager in Wrexham

Concerns have been raised for a teenager missing from Wrexham.<p>Molly Brooke, 17, who lives in the 'town centre', was last seen at 2.45pm on Monday …

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Eight arson attacks on Wrexham estate in just 10 days leads to calls for urgent action

THE police and fire service are joining forces to tackle arson on a Wrexham estate.<p>At a meeting of Caia Park Community Council, PCSO Jonathan Davies …

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Father-of-two tried to escape from police vehicle after drinking eight pints in Wrexham incident

A MAN has pleaded guilty to a public order offence and obstructing a police officer following a drunken incident in Wrexham town centre.<p>Richard …

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Award for officers who braved claw hammer attack to catch Wrexham murderer

TWO police officers have been recognised for their bravery for sustaining a claw hammer attack to catch a murder suspect.<p>PCs David Hall and Rhys …

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Shoplifter hid sunglasses down his shorts at Wrexham's Debenhams store

A MAN who hid sunglasses down his shorts has pleaded guilty to theft in court.<p>Craig Nikolic, 43, Grosvenor Road, Wrexham, pleaded guilty to stealing …

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Cycling in his wife's memory: Chorister from Wrexham to embark on 1,800 mile bike challenge

A CHORISTER from Wrexham is about to embark on a 1,800 mile bike ride in memory of his late wife.<p>Andy Morris, 61, a member of the Rhos Orpheus Choir, …

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Drunk Wrexham man made derogatory remark about police officer outside Chester hotel

A WREXHAM man felt ashamed of what he had done after pleading guilty to being drunk and disorderly outside a Chester hotel.<p>David Peters had …

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