More can be recycled from 3 October
There's great news for residents as the recent recycling review means more plastics and even textiles will be recycled from 3rd October by Wrexham Council under its revised waste service.
Don't forget to respond to get your vote
Over 30,000 households have not responded to the Annual Enquiry Form that has been sent to every address in Wrexham recently.
Council Increases Online Services
As part of its proposals to save £5 million in the 17/18 budget the Council is moving ahead with its digital agenda and plans to bring more services online for residents.
Mayor of Orlando thanks people of Wrexham for letter of “caring and support” after shooting
A letter sent from by the Mayor of Wrexham to his counterpart in Orlando was one among scores received “from all over the world” which helped “strengthen and sustain” its people.
Major resurfacing on Gateway to Wrexham - five weeks of resurfacing work
Road users are advised of resurfacing works on the Mold Road, which will start early in October and take five weeks to complete.
Changes to Bin Collection Days
Residents across Wrexham are being advised to look out for a letter that will inform them if their normal bin collection day is to change with effect from 3rd October.
Annual Enquiry Form Going Out
Households across Wrexham are now receiving their Annual Enquiry Form from the Electoral Registration Officer asking to check the names of people currently registered to vote at their address.
Road users advised of disruption as work starts on major roundabout.
Work will start on the Croesfoel Roundabout, off the A483 at Rhostyllen, this weekend, with delays expected.
Difficult Decisions Budget Consultation Now Live
Residents, businesses and organisations in Wrexham can take part in the Difficult Decisions budget consultation which is now live online at www.wrexham.gov.uk/budgetconsultation.
Cafe Relocated as Work on the People's Market/Arts Hub begins
Works to transform the People's Market into a thriving market and arts hub has taken its first steps as Cafe in the Corner relocates to premises in the South Mall of the Building.
It's Time to Pick the Nation's Favourite park
Visitors to our country parks are asked to go online and vote for their favourite one for it to be in with a chance of being named one of the top ten in the UK’s People’s Choice Award
"The Wrexham We Want" consultation begins
Public services across Wrexham want everyone to tell them about ‘The Wrexham they want’ in a new consultation that opens today.
Time to Have Your Say "Difficult Decisions 2016"
Residents in Wrexham will soon be invited to have their say on the Council's proposed budget for 2017/18 if they get the thumbs up from Executive Board on 13 September.
Wrexham keeps up pace with other Welsh councils, according to new Welsh Government data.
According to data released today (Wednesday, September 7), Wrexham Council has done well in comparison with other Welsh authorities in a number of key areas.
Decision to List Groves to be Challenged
The decision to list the former Groves school building is to be legally challenged, following a decision by Wrexham Council's Executive Board this morning.
Standards Committee Appointment of Independent Member
The Council currently has two vacancies for independent Members of the Standards Committee. This is a statutory Committee which plays a crucial role in maintaining high ethical standards at County Borough and Community Council levels. The role of the Committee briefly is to advise, assist and guide Members in the adoption, monitoring, operation, enforcement and review of various local Codes of Conduct, in particular the Code of Conduct for Members and other ethical guidance. Full details of the Terms of Reference of the Standards Committee can be found in Article 9 of the Council’s Constitution published on the Council’s website.
Time to Apply for Secondary School Admission
Parents of year 6 pupils are invited to apply for their child's admission to secondary school from 5 September.
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 Ensign 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.
Parents alerted of changes to school transport at start of new term
Students and parents of school pupils using commercial bus services are being advised to make alternative arrangements for the new term in September 2016.
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.