Travel information

National Rail Enquiries: www.nationalrail.co.uk Tel: 08457 484950

Bus Services:
Flintshire - Tel: 01352 704035
Wrexham Bus Line - www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/travel/bus Tel: 01978 266166.
Cheshire - www.cheshire.gov.uk/transport/PTI/pubtraninfo.htm
National Express: www.nationalexpress.com Tel: 08705 808080

The Highways Agency: www.highways.gov.uk Tel: 08700 660 115
For up to date traffic information, including roadworks, accidents and weather warnings.

AA Route Planner: www.theaa.com/travelwatch/planner_main.jsp
For driving directions and a detailed map of your journey.

RAC Route Planner: www.rac.co.uk/web/routeplanner
For driving directions and a detailed map of your journey.
Sport and Leisure

Sport and leisure facilities in Chester Northgate Arena: 01244 380444


Sport and leisure facilities in Flintshire

Buckley Sports Centre: 01244 546458

Connah's Quay Sports Centre: 01244 812283

Deeside Leisure Centre: 01244 814725

Flint, The Pavilion: 01352 733677

Hope Sports Centre: 01244 812283

Holywell Leisure Centre: 01352 712027

Mold Sports Centre: 01352 756116

Saltney Sports Centre: 01244 677324


Sport and leisure facilities in Wrexham and Flintshire

Waterworld: 01978 297300. Email: waterworld@wrexham.gov.uk

Plas Madoc Leisure Centre: 01978 821600.
Email: plasmadoc.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

Queensway Stadium: 01978 355826.
Email: queensway.stadium@wrexham.gov.uk

Chirk Leisure Centre: 01691 778666.
Email: chirk.leisurecentre@wrexham.gov.uk

Clywedog Sports Centre: 01978 262787.
Email: clywedog.sportscentre@wrexham.gov.uk

Gwyn Evans Sports Centre: 01978 754394.
Email: gwynevans.sportscentre@wrexham.gov.uk

Darland Sports Centre: 01244 571077.
Email: darland.sportscentre@wrexham.gov.uk

North Wales Regional Tennis Centre: 01978 265260.

Deeside Ice Rink - 01244 814725.
http://www.flintshire.gov.uk/webcont/newrealweb.nsf/vwa_docref/DEVS6CAE8D



Regional development officers with
links to the national governing bodies

National Governing Bodies of Sport – www.sportengland.org

Athletics: Geoff Ward: 01244 834546
Link to UK Athletics - www.ukathletics.net

Badminton: Norman Greenhouse 01248 371393
Link to Badminton England - www.badmintonengland.co.uk

Cricket: John Hubband 01492 575555
Link to England and Wales Cricket Board - www.ecb.co.uk

Golf: Louise Davies 01492 575553
Link to Golf-Foundation - www.golf-foundation.org

Judo: Nick Griffiths 01492 583002
Link to British Judo - www.britishjudo.org.uk

Squash: Andrew Evans 01244 570717
Link to Squash Wales - www.squashwales.co.uk
Link to England Squash - www.englandsquash.com

Swimming: Ian Austerbury 01352 715334
Link to British Swimming - www.britishswimming.org

Tennis: Nikki Harrison 01352 715703
Link to Lawn Tennis Asssociation - www.lta.org.uk

Welsh Karate Governing Body Ltd: www.wkgb.org.uk
Tourist information

Cheshire:
www.cheshire.gov.uk/TourismLeisureAndCulture
www.aboutbritain.com/counties/cheshire.asp

Chester:
www.chester.gov.uk/main.asp?page=47 www.chestertourist.com/whatson.htm

Flintshire:
www.flintshire.gov.uk/webcont/newrealweb.nsf/vwa_areas/
Leisure+&+Tourism?OpenDocument
www.aboutbritain.com/tourist-information-centres/
flintshire-tourist-information-centres.asp

Wrexham:
www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/
les_index.htm www.aboutbritain.com/towns/wrexham.asp
Sport councils

Dragon Sport: www.dragon-sport.co.uk
A sports council for Wales initiative, funded by the National Lottery
and designed to offer 7-11-year-olds fun and enjoyable sporting opportunities.

Disability Sport Cymru: www.disability-sport-cymru.co.uk
A national sports programme delivered locally which aims to increase the
number disabled people participating in sport.

Sport Flintshire Team contact numbers:
Sports Development Officer: 01352 702464
Assistant Sports Development Officer: 01352 702463
Women and Girls Development Officer: 01352 702473
Dragon Sport Coordinator: 01352 702467
Disability Sport Cymru Development Officer: 01352 702480
PE and School Sport Coordinator: 01352 704089
Rugby Development Officer: 01352 702465
Football Development Officer: 01352 702462
Hockey Development Officer: 01352 704081
Area Basketball Coach: 01352 702461
Area Tennis Coach: 01352 702461

Sport Development Wrexham contact numbers:
Sports and Recreation Development Officer: 01978 317698
Sports Development Officer: 01978 317699
Sports Development Officer - Plas Madoc/Ruabon: 01978 814704
Rugby Development Officer: 01978 317689
Tennis Development Officer: 01978 265260
Football Development Officer: 01978 317686
Play Development Officer: 01978 317688
Hockey Development Officer: 01978 317698
Disability Sports Development Officer: 01978 317696
Community Cardiac Health Development Officer: 01978 317697
Swimming Coordinator: 01978 317687
Integrated Activities Coordinator: 01978 317688

Flintshire County Council's community directory:
For details of all sports clubs in the Flintshire area
use the following link  
:www.flintshire.gov.uk/educ/flintsoc.nsf/fma_CatList?openform&Sports

Wrexham community directory:
To find a sport or leisure club in the Wrexham area
use the following link.
www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/sports_dev/sports_db/sportmain.cfm

Sports Council for Wales: 02920 300500
Walking and rambling groups

Walkabout Flintshire: 01352 702487.
Email: ian_gibbons@flintshire.gov.uk

Rainbow Ramblers: Mr R J Brown. Tel: 01352 710967.
Not too strenuous Sunday afternoon walks from the Rainbow Inn, Gwernymynydd.

Walkabout Wrexham: 01978 363555.Email: hannah.jones@groundwork.org.uk

Other organisations leading walks in the Wrexham area can be found at
www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/walks/ledwalks.html
A detailed events programme is also available for viewing.

For details of walks in other areas: www.whi.org.uk www.ramblers.org.uk
Other sport and leisure groups and organisations

Field Archery

National Field Archery Society: www.nfas.net
The NFAS exists to foster and promote field archery as a sport for all ages,
gender and abilities. All courses are unmarked (ie unknown distances),
usually situated in woodland, and targets are predominantly 3D
or paper animal faces.


Welsh Field Archery Association: www.wfaa-archery.co.uk
The governing body for field archery in Wales,
affiliated to the International Field Archery Association (IFAA).

English Field Archery Association: www.efaafieldarcher.com
The governing body for field archery in England, affiliated to the IFAA.


Target Archery

Grand National Archery Society: www.gnas.org
The governing body for the Olympic sport of target archery in the UK.
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