WREXHAM'S services and economy are continuing to slowly recover despite national concerns with regards to the Delta variant of coronavirus.

Footfall in the town centre during the week commencing 30 May was 97,197 compared with 121,333 in the same week in 2019.

The previous week was 88,582 suggesting the town is experiencing a week on week gradual increase.

The key message from the third covid recovery briefing from Wrexham Council is: "There continue to be positive steps being made in the recovery of our town centre and business in the Wrexham area.

"We encourage the public to support this recovery and in a safe way to take advantage of what Wrexham’s business’ have to offer."

The briefing note adds that the county's businesses are also showing signs of recovery.

It reads: "There are encouraging signs locally with several businesses starting to recruit staff and reporting strong order books going forward. This appears to be one or two jobs across numerous businesses which put together indicate a gradual recovery in business confidence.

"The construction industry remains buoyant with many households spending money set aside for holidays on home improvements."