North East Wales


North East Wales

Stories, memories and photos from North East Wales.

Iron-age test

A hill-top test is held to see how Iron Age people communicated 2,500 years ago.

Connah's Quay

Campaigners aim to revive the fortunes of this historic port.

Hafod's hooter

Marked the start and end of the miners' working day.

Wrexham in the '60s

Before the town centre was pedestrianised.

Inside Gresford Collery

Go down the pit with miners.

Shotton Steelworks

From on-site trains to typing pools.

Brymbo Steelworks

BBC Schools film from 1965.

Old brews

When women went to work in head scarves and clogs.

Myths and Legends

Connections with the Holy Grail, folklore and much more.

Family history


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