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  • proper n. A town and county borough in north-east Wales, formerly belonging to Denbighshire and Clwyd.


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  • WREXHAM (Wales): India's Sania Mirza reached the final of the singles at the ITF tournament in Wrexham and then followed that success by winning the doubles title at the same event on Saturday.

    The Times of India

  • You do remember those disabled workers in Wrexham, packaging up defective sub-prime loans and selling them to unsuspecting bankers on the Spurious Bonuses Remuneration Committee?

    Sketch: Quangos scorched as Buck Passing Council goes up in flames

  • Among data losses over a three year period, patient details from an entire children's ward in Wrexham was found on a piece of paper in a puddle.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Congratulations to campaigners ampaigners who recently won a vote against National Trust plans to build 223 houses on its Erddig estate in Wrexham by 385 to 209 in a turn out of 24% - a ratio of almost 2 to 1 against.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Things could have gone better in Wrexham, but at least they now have one seat more than their Labour rivals.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • A taxi firm in Wrexham, North Wales, has a recorded telephone answering service that says ‘If you wish, you may leave a message.’

    10 posts from January 2007

  • When I had concluded he asked me whether I knew the meaning of the word Wrexham: I told him I believed I did, and gave him the derivation which the reader will find in an early chapter of this work.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • Allow me to make a few remarks following the results of the local elections, reults that were especially heartening for Plaid Cymru, particularly in areas that used to be difficult terrain, such as Wrexham, Cardiff and Torfaen, and the Bangor area in Gwynedd.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • The Liberal Democrats are the main party on the councils of large towns such as Wrexham, Cardiff, Swansea and Bridgend.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Though famously spotted in the 2005 LDV final by Sir Alex Ferguson who had turned up because his son, Darren, was also appearing for Wrexham, Foster made 23 appearances for Manchester United spread over five years.

    Birmingham City's Ben Foster switches on for the big occasion against Arsenal


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