In August, Wrexham Council workers were preparing to strike in dispute over pay.

Unite the union had announced that its members in an initial 23 local authorities across England and Wales, including Wrexham council, were to take action in the following weeks.

A family who found the world’s rarest species of sea turtle on a Flintshire beach was given the chance to say goodbye before it was flown back to be released into the wild.

In November 2021, Samantha James, her partner, Ash and their son, Gethin, made the remarkable discovery of a Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle washed up and still alive on Talacre beach. 

The Leader: Nearly 300 people signed a petition protesting plans to build 1,500 homes on greenfield land between Wrexham and Bersham.

Those opposed to the plans said it would mean the village of Bersham would be effectively joined with Wrexham and would see the loss of good agricultural land.

A young girl had a lucky escape after bricks falling from a derelict building nearly landed on her.

Kerry Delaney said her 11-year-old daughter, Sophie, was walking past an old building on the corner of New Brighton Road and the A5026 in Bagillt when the incident occurred.

The Leader: An appeal was launched for donations to support a mum and her young daughter whose property was left badly damaged by a fire at a neighbouring house. 

The incident occurred at a row of terraced houses on the High Street in Connah’s Quay in the early hours of the morning.

A man and woman were jailed for their part in a large scale incident of public violence and disorder.

The Leader: The large scale public disturbance in April of last year came about after a group of people believed a convicted sex offender was staying at a Caia Park property.

Phil Parkinson said he believed Wrexham’s return to League Two was to be another historic day for the football club. 

The Reds boss, who guided the club back to the Football League after 15 years of pain, was speaking at the EFL season launch at The Racecourse as Wrexham got their campaign underway at home to MK Dons in front of what was expected to be another sell-out crowd.