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Local news for Wrexham, Wales continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | Daily Mail

Did Maggie know her closest aide was preying on under-age boys?

Every August, she would walk on the deserted beaches, drop into the local whisky distillery with husband Denis and play charades after dinner.

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Yesterday | Flintshire Standard

Burton residents fume over crossing closure plan

Residents in the Llyndir Lane area of Burton are furious they face a diversion of more than two miles to get to neighbouring Rossett if proposals by Network Rail to close the Broad Oak level crossing go ahead.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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The 14m Penn Pharma facility in Tredegar where advanced drugs are made

Rugby correspondent Simon Thomas assesses what sprt of shape the four Welsh regions are in as next season's fixtures are released The Royal Mint - Britain's oldest manufacturer - turns loss into profit as it pushes up sales of new plated steel coins The Mint, which has a history going back 1,000 years, saw sales of circulating coins increase by 32% ... (more)

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Wrexham.com News

The History Of Wrexham's Mining Heritage

In this week's look back at Wrexham's History, today we take a look back at the town's mining heritage.

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IcNorthWales

North Wales friends tell of A 47 loom bands dress that's selling for A 156,000

Prestatyn single mum and student Helen Wright came up with the idea after helping her 12-year-old daughter with designs A North Wales mum has told of her "shock" after a dress made from 20,000 loom bands reached bids of A 156,100 on eBay .

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Mirror.co.uk

Lee Mack's brother told police "I don't want to...

The brother of TV comedian Lee Mack took a massive overdose of anti-depressants before pleading with police: "I don't want to die anymore," an inquest heard yesterday.

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Wrexham: Oh no ... car lands in the drink at Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Bad news for another unfortunate car owner who found their car had taken the plunge into the UNESCO World Heritage-listed aqueduct Josh Jones snapped this pic in the aftermath yesterday evening in Wrexham after another unfortunate car owner found their beloved vehicle had slipped into the drink.

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Flintshire Standard

'Appalling' burglary and attack sees Wrexham man jailed

Mold Crown Court was told yesterday how a man started to answer a knock at his door when two men burst in and attacked him.

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Flintshire Standard

Judge jails burglar for 'despicable' raid in Wrexham

Michael Andreas Davies had even unwrapped Christmas presents and placed them and other items together ready to steal when he was disturbed by the owner.

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Flintshire Standard

Wrexham man back at work and counting his blessings

Marlon Poole, of Little Acton, Wrexham, has returned to work at Tata Steel on Deeside, despite losing the sight in one of his eyes after the horrendous incident.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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Schools told to improve pupils' computer skills [Daily Post (Liverpool, England)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) STANDARDS of teaching key computer skills in all secondary schools in Wales need to be improved, inspectors warn today.

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North Wales strikes: Hundreds turn out for Bangor and Wrexham rallies

Two rallies were held across the region with speeches denouncing the UK Government's approach to public sector pay, pensions and conditions Organisers said they were not disappointed by the relatively low turnout as pickets were in place at council buildings in Ruthin, Llangefni, Caernarfon, Mold and Wrexham and across the region.

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Flintshire Standard

Artwork helps celebrate lives of Gresford disaster victims

Wrexham Museum is hosting an exhibition on the history of Welsh coal-mining accidents as part of commemorations for the 80th anniversary of the Gresford Colliery Disaster.

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North Wales strikes: Schools, libraries and fire stations to be hit by walk out

The biggest strike to hit North Wales in more than 10 years will see thousands of teachers, firefighters, NHS staff, council workers and civil servants walk out in a dispute over pay and pensions.

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Flintshire Standard

Wrexham overdose man: 'I don't want to die'

A MAN who died after taking an overdose of medication tablets told police who tried to revive him: "I don't want to die anymore".

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Flintshire Standard

Wrexham throat grab man banned from seeing mother

He grabbed his mum's throat and pushed her aside in an attempt to confront his sister, Wrexham Magistrates Court heard.

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Flintshire Standard

Wrexham overdose man: 'I don't want to die'

A MAN who died after taking an overdose of medication tablets told police who tried to revive him: "I don't want to die anymore".

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BBC News

'Keep youngsters on job track' call

Young people need to be kept on track in the search for jobs into their mid-twenties, a government auditor warns.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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Keith Towler, the children's commissioner for Wales

Waterhouse Inquiry: Children's Commissioner voices alarm that 14 years on key aim to protect young people in care not enforced Children's Commissioner for Wales Keith Towler reveals his disappointment with advocacy services for some of Wales' most vulnerable children Fourteen years after the landmark Waterhouse inquiry into child abuse in care ... (more)

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Hoax caller sentenced over fake rescue mission 'may have been attention seeking'

Andrew Griffiths of Corwen could offer no explanation on why he phoned 999, pretending to be injured on the moors between Ruthin and Wrexham A man who wasted thousands of pounds and more than 90 hours of emergency service time on a hoax rescue call has been given a suspended jail sentence.

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