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2016 Why not follow Rachel on Twitter?

Rachel is now on Twitter. https://twitter.com/Rachel_Rice9

2014 Baby Announcement from Big Brother 9 Winner Rachel Rice

Rachel and her husband Richard are pleased to announce that they will be expecting their second baby in September. They made the announcement on her 30th birthday - 7th March - when she wrote on twitter, 'Can't believe this time next year we'll have another additional family member:-)'.

Congratulations Rachel, Richard and Lachlan.

2014 - Happy Birthday Rachel (7th March)

On Friday 7th March Rachel celebrated her 30th birthday. Click here to view a fan made video wishing Rachel a Happy Birthday .

2012 - It's a Boy for Big Brother 9 winner Rachel Rice

On the 28th of September 2012 Big Brother 9 winner Rachel Rice gave birth to a 6lb 3oz little boy whom they have named Lachlan Conrad Jenkins. Mum, Dad and baby are all doing well.

2012 - Baby Announcement from Big Brother 9 Winner

We are pleased to be able to report that Big Brother 9 Winner Rachel Rice is expecting her first baby.

On the Rachel Rice Big Brother Winner 2008 facebook group page Rachel recently wrote:

"Yes we're having a little baby :-)  Due to arrive 8th October:-) We're over the moon:-)  Thanks everyone for your really sweet messages:-) Been driving me crazy not saying anything, but wanted to wait until 12 weeks:-) xxxx"

Rachel and Richard Jenkins were married on 30th July 2011.

Congratulations Rachel and Richard! 

30 July 2012 - Rachel said 'I will'

Big Brother 9 winner Rachel Rice has finally said 'I will' to her long-time boyfriend/fiancé Richard Jenkins.

The couple who have been together for over 7 years were finally married on Saturday 30th July at St Michael's Church in Llantarnam, Cwmbran where the couple live.

We wish them all the best.

Photographs can be found on the 'Rachel Rice Big Brother Winner 2008' Facebook group.

10th April 2011

Rachel has been training hard for the London Marathon which is now only one week away. Take a look at our London Marathon  page for more information.

16th February 2011

On Sunday 17th April 2011 Rachel will be running the  London Marathon to raise money for St Anne's Hospice. If you would like to sponsor her please visit www.justgiving.com/rachelrice2

13th January 2011

Would you like the chance to star in Company Magazine? River Island has teamed up with Company Magazine to search for real girls to appear on the fashion and beauty pages of their May reader issue. For full details and to enter upload your photo at www.styleinsider.riverisland.com.  The gallery opens Monday 31st January 2011 and closes Thursday 10th February 2011. You must be 18 or over, a UK resident and available in London on Friday 18th February to enter this competition.

1st October 2010

On Sunday 17th April 2011 Rachel will be running the  London Marathon  to raise money for St Anne's Hospice. If you would like to sponsor her please visit  www.justgiving.com/rachelrice2 .

As her way of saying thank you, the names of all those who sponsor her for a minimum of £10 will be entered into a prize draw. The prize will be an off-peak short stay at  Blackthorne Lodge and - if you want - a chance to have your photograph taken with her (people under 18 to be accompanied by a parent or guardian). If you would like to know more about Blackthorne Lodge or the terms and conditions of the draw please get in touch.

22nd March 2010

Big Brother 9 Winner Rachel got engaged last Christmas and is now planning her wedding which will take place in 2011. She is currently hunting for that special wedding cake and - as all those who watched Big Brother 9 will already know - she is very fussy when it comes to cakes.

Taste is very important so if you know where they make wedding cakes that taste as good as they look then please get in touch. Remember it has to be a moist sponge with full flavour.

She is also looking for entertainers for the day/evening.

18th January 2010

Big Brother 9 Winner Rachel has been asked to attend the Big Brother 11 Auditions on Saturday 23rd of January in Cardiff. She will be there from early morning. If any of you are around come along and say hi.

Big Brother Cardiff Auditions - Saturday 23 January 2010
Location: Cardiff International Arena, Mary Ann Street, Cardiff, CF10 2EQ

14th October 2009

Big Brother 9 winner Rachel Rice will be appearing at the Baby Show in Earls Court, London on Saturday 17th October. She will be there to help launch a new product called  Grippies on Stand K62.

26th June 2009

Rachel is please to announce that she raised over £2,000 by running the  London Marathon for the  Stroke Association .

24th April 2009

Just two days left until Torfaen's Big Brother 9 winner Rachel Rice will be running in the London Marathon to raise money for the Stroke Association .

If you would like to sponsor her please visit www.justgiving.com/rachelrice1 .

This is a charity that is very special to Rachel as both her grandfathers have suffered from strokes.

3rd March 2009 - Rachel's strange birthday request

BB9 winner Rachel Rice has made an unusual request for her birthday this year. She wants people to donate the money that they would normally spend on birthday cards to her justgiving site, www.justgiving.com/rachelrice1 . As Rachel said, "Every pound helps so instead of friends, family and well wishers giving me birthday cards I'm asking them to donate that money to my justgiving page." Rachel - who turns 25 on Saturday - is running this year's London marathon and is trying to raise money for the stroke association which is a charity that is close to her heart.

10th January 2009

Last night at the Dolman Theatre in Newport the Miss Torfaen and Miss Newport finals took place. 

All six finalists - 3 from Torfaen and 3 from Newport - will be fast-tracked into the Miss Wales 2009 competition.

4th January 2009

BB9 Rachel will be wearing the 'Cash Coat' on Channel 4's Saturday Night Project on Sunday 4th January 2009.

15th February 2007

Rachel passed her  LAMDA examination in Verse and Prose and got the highest grade that was possible - a distinction! Well done Rachie :-)

10th February 2007

ITV 3 are screening the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - The Dying Detective on Sunday 11th February 2007 at 12.50pm.

Jeremy Brett was a brilliant Sherlock Holmes as well as being a very nice person

If you watch it you will see a nine year old Rachel - Big Brother 9 Winner - playing the part of Mariana (aka Marina) Savage.

31st December 2006

Once again S4C is screening Anthem  - the short film that celebrates the Welsh National Anthem - on New Year's Eve at midnight however this time it is being shown with the song lyrics in subtitled Welsh. This means that not only can you see local models including Rachel Rice performing in the film and hear the new version of the Welsh national anthem but you can also sing along. Don't miss it. :-)

20th July 2006

Cwmbran model Rachel Rice is to represent Cwmbran in the Specsavers Regional Final in Cardiff on August 9th 2006. 

OOPS!!! She's done it again!!!

The New Cwmbran Carnival Queen - 24 year old Samantha Rice - has been crowned.

Samantha was the Millennium Carnival Queen six years ago and is really pleased to be chosen for a second time.

Local Girls Take Part In New Years Eve 2005 Anthem  

S4C has commissioned three brand new versions of the Welsh National Anthem, Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau, to mark its 150th birthday in 2006. We're all familiar with the rousing melody composed by Evan and James James from Pontypridd, but the new versions are also sure to impress. You can hear the first version on S4C on New Years Eve on the stroke of midnight.

Three local girls took part in the filming but you will have to visit the Anthem link to find out who they were.

November 7th 2005 - I Graduated!!!

Rachel graduated and got a 2.1 in English and Drama at UWE Bristol. 

Beauties Signed to Agency - 1st November 2005

Three Gwent Beauties have been snapped up by a new Welsh Model Agency. Can you guess who they are? No? Well visit the Vibe Models link to find out.

Sherlock Holmes

ITV 3 are screening the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - The Dying Detective on Sunday 24th July 2005 at 7.50am, 3.35pm and 7.55pm GMT.

Jeremy Brett was a brilliant Sherlock Holmes as well as being a very nice person

If you watch it you will see a nine year old Rachel - Big Brother 9 Winner - playing the part of Mariana (aka Marina) Savage.

Last Modified on: 05-12-2018

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