47,000 Recycling Boxes and Bags to be Delivered
New recycling boxes and bags are to be delivered to 47,000 properties across the county borough starting on 29 August.
Red Ensigh to Fly on Merchant Navy Day
The Red Ensign will fly over the Guildhall in Wrexham town centre on 3 September to raise awareness of the UK's on-going dependence of Merchant Navy seafarers.
War of the Roses will come to Wrexham as soldiers garrison castle
History fans can enjoy a return to the 15th century next month, as Sir William Stanley’s Household and The Montgomery Levy bring soldiers from the Wars of the Roses to a free event at Holt Castle, Wrexham.
Shared Lives Employment Opportunities
Wrexham Council is looking for individuals to join their Shared Lives scheme - an alternative to home care/day care and care homes for older people.
A-Level Results 2016
Students in Wrexham schools are once again celebrating as they receive their A Level results, which reflect further progress at a time of stability in outcomes across Wales.
Detector pens will help taxi drivers crack down on counterfeit cash
Taxi drivers will be able to stay aware of scam notes with the use of detector pens, which will be given out free of charge by licensing officers.
92nd Reunion of the Royal Welch Fusiliers
The Annual General Meeting and Reunion for the Royal Welch Fusiliers for 2016 will take place during the weekend of Saturday/Sunday 3/4 September 2016.
Nominations invited for 2016 Sports Award
The annual Wrexham County Borough Sports Awards will return in the autumn, with junior sportsmen and women, coaches, schools, clubs and teams to all be recognised for their hard work and achievements.
Contracts to transport providers will bring buses back to routes
Last week, Wrexham County Borough Council put eight routes left unserviced after GHA Coaches went in to administration, with the tenders closing on Friday, August 5.
Sports Awards Announced for November
Wrexham Council has announced that the 2016 Sports Awards will take place at Brymbo Sports and Social complex on 3 November. Sports clubs, schools and volunteers are invited to nominate those individuals or teams they feel deserve an award.
Council continues to look for alternative transport provision after procurement exercise
Wrexham Council will examine other options for transport provision after a limited response to a procurement exercise looking for other providers to service existing bus routes which are currently not being provided.
Earlier starts and later finishes for patrols in bid to catch irresponsible dog-owners
Environmental enforcement officers have been out on foot earlier in the morning and later at night in an effort to crack down on dog fouling.
Revamped toilets will serve town centre visitors
Toilets on Henblas Street have re-opened after a four-month renovation project.
20,000 Households to Receive New Food Caddies
20,000 food caddies are to be delivered to households in Wrexham to ensure everyone can have their food waste recycled on a weekly basis.
Further Update (01.08.2016) - Routes out to Tender
Filling the gaps following the unfortunate administration recently of GHA Coaches is a priority for Wrexham Council and tender documents are now out for consideration by bus and coach operators.
Councillor invites residents to community clear-up
A clear-up event at Stryt Las Park, Johnstown, will take place from 10am until noon on Saturday, July 30.
Children create display to welcome refugees to new home
Scores of Wrexham schoolchildren took part in a project writing more than 50 letters to welcome refugees to the area.
History Alive! – Wrexham’s annual living history festival
History Alive! Wrexham’s annual living history festival returns to the fields above Bersham Ironworks with a full complement of historical re-enactors and the rally paddock lined with classic motorcars, motorcycles and stationary engines.
TV’s Packham praises wildflower planting in Wrexham
A picture of wildflowers planted at a councillor’s request has been shared worldwide on social media, received plaudits from thousands and even met the approval of a prominent TV wildlife presenter.
Another park to raise Green Flag in Wrexham after 2016 awards revealed
Another public park in Wrexham has been given a prestigious award, marking it as one of the best-looking and visitor-friendly parks in the country.
Wrexham Museum Shortlisted for National Award
Wrexham County Borough Museum has today been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The Family Friendly Museum Award was launched earlier this year by Kids in Museums and the Museum in Wrexham town centre has been shortlisted to receive the Award from hundreds of nominations.
Awards given to dedicated council staff at annual ceremony
Hardworking members of staff at Wrexham Council were praised for their efforts at the annual WOW Awards, held in a ceremony at the Guildhall.
Further Update (15.07.2016) - GHA Coaches
We are pleased to say that pupils got to school this morning with minimum disruption and a big thanks must go to staff who worked into the night to sort this out. School buses previously run by GHA Coaches will continue.
Museum Retains Visitor Quality Award
Visitors to the County Borough Museum can be certain of a Quality Assured visit after it retained the Quality Assured Visitor Attraction accreditation under the Visit Wales Visitor Attraction.
Talk and Tour Event at Holt Castle
A talk and tour event will take place at Holt Castle on Wednesday July 20 at 6.30 pm. The talk will be led by Steve Grenter, Heritage Manager at Wrexham County Borough Museum.
Residents across Wales are urged to get the best of out of local services by taking advantage of new online resource.
Dewis Cymru officially launched at the National Social Services Conference at Venue Cymru, Llandudno on June 30.
Housing improvement work commences in Erddig
Council properties in Erddig are the latest in the County Borough to receive improvement work.
Veterans' Standards Saved for Future Generations
A heartfelt thank you is being extended to Community Councils, schools, organisations and individuals across Wrexham after it was announced the Crowdfunding target of £12,000 needed to safeguard the Veterans Standards had been reached.
North Wales Buy With Confidence Scheme: Trading Standards Collaboration
Six of North Wales’ Trading Standards services have come together in an effort to work collaboratively to deliver the Buy With Confidence (BWC) scheme.
Readers excited for next six months of daring year-long reading challenge
Thrill-seeking readers will soon find out the next six literary adventures they will have to tackle throughout the rest of 2016 as part of the Wales-wide Year of Reading Daringly.