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Alys - Web Team Alys - Web Team | 16:40 UK time, Friday, 8 August 2008

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LATEST UPDATES: Good luck Tom! - Artists' profiles - The Rant - Denbigh Castle photo - Podcast - Cefn Mawr school photo quest - Eagles Meadow concerns - Badgers are back! - Wrexham could be prison site - and much more...

Good luck Tom!
Originally from Coedpoeth, near Wrexham, Tom James is competing in the men's coxless four competition in this year's Olympics.

Artists' profiles
Local artists share information about their inspirations.

The rant
Rubbish collection - Rob: "News report that Wrexham Council wants to save mileage on its bin lorries...the following week, they didn't pick up any rubbish yet again, not even the recycling bin."

Post office closures - Wil: "Is it any surprise that local Post Offices are closing when prominent organisations have, apparently, withdrawn support from Royal Mail postal services?"

Denbigh Castle photo
Robert submitted a great photo of Denbigh Castle and the surrounding countryside.

Podcast - NE Wales Update
Among this week's stories: sports reporter Rob Phillips talk to players and staff at Wrexham FC as the new season begins, reporter Nan Pickering takes a peek at what goes on behind the scenes at Colwyn Bay Mountain Zoo and the Venture in Wrexham celebrates a special birthday.

Cefn Mawr school photo quest
Ann is looking for information on a school photo possibly dating from the 1920s.

Eagles Meadow concerns
Wil and Tom express concern about the effect opening the Eagles Meadow shopping centre will have on Wrexham town centre.

Badgers are back!
Joanne has submitted new photos of the badgers which regularly visit her garden in Mold.

Wrexham could be prison site
Wrexham is one of four sites short-listed as possible locations for a new prison to be built in Wales.

Welsh learner
As the National Eisteddfod draws to a close in Cardiff, congratulations are due to Martin Baldry from Wrexham who made it to the final four in the Welsh Learner of the Year competition.

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