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2011-02-05 00:00:44

Wrexham councillors are struggling with dragons at the moment "“ on paper, at least, until they can work out the best way of welcoming Englishmen who hit the border at Chirk Park. (PRWeb UK) February 4, 2011 Wrexham councillors are struggling with dragons at the moment "“ on paper, at least, until they can work out the best way of welcoming Englishmen who hit the border at Chirk Park. Simon Wingett, a well-known Wrexham businessman, has started a campaign to raise funds for the...

2008-09-24 18:00:00

THE pressure is building on Wrexham manager Brian Little following last night's 3-0 home defeat that earned Rushden & Diamonds their first ever victory over the Dragons. The Racecourse humiliation, coming hard on the heels of an equally ignominious defeat at Grays Athleticon Saturday, was a clear indication that confidence in the Wrexham camp is at rock-bottom. Indeed, it was so poor that the sub-3,000 crowd - down more than 2,000 since the opening day of the season six weeks ago -...

2008-09-17 16:51:27

By DAVID JONES HIGH profile security blunders in which electronically-stored data has been lost by the government and banks have boosted demand for the services of a North Wales company. Advanced Information Systems Ltd (AIS), based in the Foundry Business Centre, Yorke Street, Wrexham, helps private and public sector clients in North Wales and North West of England use ICT to protect against cyber crime. AIS' Simon Koscinski said: "The current economic climate is making things...

2008-08-28 18:00:51

By STEVE BAGNALL WREXHAMhas a seriousweight problem according to a new "fat map". The county is in the top 10 of the UK's obese hot spots with more than one in 10 people overweight. Denbighshire and Anglesey also fared badly on the tubby table compiled by Dr Foster Research from GP data across the country. Worryingly for South Wales, Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Neath, Caerphilly, and Rhondda all featured higher than Wrexham in the top 10. It has raised concerns the Welsh may be...

2008-08-23 18:00:30

By STEVE BAGNALL WREXHAM coach Joey Jones will start off a charity walk and fun run at Erddig Country Park next week to raise cash for lung disease sufferers. Dragons favourite Joey will start the 5km event at 11am on Sunday August 31 for Love Your Lungs Day. It will raise money for the British Lung Foundation's work in Wales. Wrexham pensioner 87-year-old Renee Evans will also be dong her bit for the day. "I don't think I'll be doing the full 5K, she said. "And I'll be walking...

2008-07-05 18:00:21

DETAILS of a pounds 2m proposed new state-of-the-art Ruabon primary care medical centre will be unveiled at Penycae Infants school on Monday Representatives from Ruabon Medical Centre, North Wales NHS Trust, Wrexham Social Services, Clwyd Community Health Council, Oakapple Primary Care Properties, and the Local Health Board will talk about the plans and give presentations at 3.15pm and 6.30pm. The event starts at 2.45pm. Wrexham Local Health Board chief executive Geoff Lang said: "The...

2008-07-04 18:00:20

By Moira Sharkey A SPECIAL school which runs its own eco-centre on a former quarry site, is setting a "green standard" for others. St Christopher's School in Wrexham is this year's winner of the DCSF Award for Sustainable School in Wales at the Teaching Awards 2008. In partnership with Tarmac Ltd, the eco-centre opened in Borras Quarry, in Wrexham, 10 years ago. And in the past year it welcomed 16,000 visitors including 40 schools, whose pupils learned about subjects such as tree...

2008-06-26 18:02:58

DOCTORS' leaders in Wales will today call for a ban on the use of mobile phones in hospitals to be relaxed. The call comes after North East Wales NHS Trust announced it will allow mobiles to be used in parts of its hospitals, under strict conditions. But the trust, which runs Wrexham Maelor Hospital, has introduced a blanket ban on people using phones to take pictures or videos without permission from staff. It follows extensive research which showed mobiles only cause problems with...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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