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by / on April 28, 2017 at 2:01 pm / in News, Rhyl Lifeboat News

Rhyl RNLI crew lifejacket training in local Rhyl Leisure Centre Pool.

In Rhyl Leisure Centre, courtesy of Rhyl Diving Club.
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by / on April 28, 2017 at 2:01 pm / in News, Rhyl Lifeboat News

Rhyl RNLI crew lifejacket training in local Rhyl Leisure Centre Pool.

In Rhyl Leisure Centre, courtesy of Rhyl Diving Club.
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by / on April 28, 2017 at 7:42 am / in Local News & Archive

Kinmel Bay man faces trial over shop raids

A Kinmel Bay man has pleaded not guilty to a string of shop robberies across the Point FM area. Alex Coxon denied holding up a Bargain Booze store in Rhyl and Premier Stores in Denbigh last November. Mold Crown Court heard the 20 year-old allegedly carried a machete in the Denbigh raid, which occurred six days after the first robbery. […]

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by / on April 28, 2017 at 6:58 am / in Local News & Archive

Four men charged after Rhyl armed police swoop

Four men arrested in an armed police operation in West Rhyl are due to appear in court this morning. Jake Kiernan (24), Paul Lewis (39), Kyle Evitt (29) and Perry Jones (22) have been charged with possessing a handgun and conspiring to cause grievous bodily harm with intent. The four men were arrested when their car was forcibly stopped during […]

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by / on April 27, 2017 at 5:17 pm / in Regional News

Police safeguarding victims during Modern Slavery operation in Deeside – update

    A planned multi-agency operation to combat the exploitation of ‘manual labourers’ in north Wales is continuing this afternoon as North Wales Police and National Crime Agency officers further their investigation following an arrest and searches at three locations in the Deeside area this morning,  Thursday 27th April 2017.    During the course of the operation officers have interviewed nine […]

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by / on April 27, 2017 at 12:56 pm / in Regional News

Police safeguarding victims during Modern Slavery operation in Deeside

As part of an on-going investigation concerning the exploitation of ‘manual labourers’ a pre-planned multi-agency operation led by North Wales Police took place this morning at a number of locations in the Deeside area .   North Wales Police supported by officers from the National Crime Agency were joined by colleagues from the Local Authority, Social Services, the Health Authority and […]

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by / on April 27, 2017 at 12:47 pm / in Regional News

New figures show the number of young people not in education, employment or training in Wales fell during 2016

    Skills and Science Minister, Julie James, has welcomed new figures showing a decline in the number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) during 2016.   Figures published today [27/04/17] from the Annual Population Survey (APS) show that in the twelve months ending 31 December 2016, 8.5% of 16-18 year olds were estimated to be […]

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by / on April 27, 2017 at 12:18 pm / in Regional News

Water supplies restored after hydrant burst

Water supply has been restored to homes in and around Llandudno Junction after a fire hydrant burst. Four properties were evacuated after the hydrant on Marl Drive sent water over 40ft into the air on Wednesday morning. The road was closed while engineers worked for over nine and a half hours to carry out repairs. Residents affected by the burst […]

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by / on April 27, 2017 at 6:00 am / in Local News & Archive

Kinmel Bay arrest in hunt for escaped killer

A police raid has been carried out in Kinmel Bay in the ongoing hunt for a convicted killer on the run. Shaun Walmsley (28) fled from custody in February after two armed men held up prison guards as he was being escorted from Aintree University Hospital. He is one of four men serving a life sentence for the murder of Anthony […]

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by / on April 26, 2017 at 5:25 pm / in Regional News

Minister Announces £422k Award to Credit Unions Across Wales

Communities and Children Secretary, Carl Sargeant has announced £422,334 for credit unions across Wales during 2017-18.   (People and communities18 April 2017) The funding will help credit unions continue to support financially excluded members as well as help their longer term sustainability. Projects will include schools savings schemes and community engagement programmes. Carl Sargeant said: “We know the importance of […]

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