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by / on June 29, 2017 at 11:36 am / in Local News & Archive

Four arrested for car thefts

Four people from Colwyn Bay have been arrested following a spate of car thefts across Conwy and Denbighshire. Earlier this month, police said car keys and other items had been taken from addresses in the two counties, including houses in St Asaph, Betws-y-Coed, Dolwyd and Rhos on Sea. Three men and a woman remain in police custody. Inspector Kelly Issacs said: […]

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by / on June 28, 2017 at 4:04 pm / in Local News & Archive

The West Rhyl Marshals scheme returns to the streets of Rhyl

The long standing West Rhyl Marshals scheme, organised by PC Steve Edwards, is back engaging with local children in Rhyl for the 10th year running. The group was set up during the summer holidays back in 2008 with learning new skills and giving back to the community at the heart of the scheme. Funding has been provided by the High […]

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by / on June 28, 2017 at 3:35 pm / in Local News & Archive

Bank closures hit Prestatyn

  Banking giant Santander is to close its Prestatyn branch on Thursday – the third bank to shut in the town in a matter of weeks. It follows the closures of NatWest three weeks ago and the Yorkshire Building Society’s branch last month. Both banks also closed bases in Ruthin and Abergele respectively. Santander said the decision to close its […]

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by / on June 28, 2017 at 1:44 pm / in Local News & Archive

Rhyl man charged after Anfield shooting

A Rhyl man has been charged following a shooting involving a pellet gun in Liverpool. Merseyside Police said a man was found with wounds in his head and stomach after an incident on Bishop Road in Anfield at around 4.15pm on Wednesday 21st June. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening. John Geary (46) from Wellington Road is […]

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by / on June 27, 2017 at 8:56 pm / in Local News & Archive

Five arrested in new Rhyl crime crackdown

Five people have been arrested in the latest of a series of major police operations in Rhyl. Detectives said the arrests on Tuesday were for a number of crimes including motoring offences and failing to turn up in court. Another nine people were given fixed penalty tickets for ‘Fatal Five’ offences and four vehicles were seized. Specialist teams used ANPR […]

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by / on June 26, 2017 at 9:05 pm / in Local News & Archive

David Kingsbury murder trial begins

A man has gone on trial accused of the murder of an unemployed labourer in Old Colwyn. Dean Cody (30) denies fatally stabbing David Kingsbury, whose body was found by police in the Bryn Heulog area in January. Two people, Thomas Revatto (50) of Old Colwyn and Susannah Buckley (40), formerly of Colwyn Bay, are also standing trial at Caernarfon […]

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by / on June 26, 2017 at 1:01 pm / in Local News & Archive, North Wales Police

Cannabis factory raided in Ruthin

A former off-licence in Ruthin used as a cannabis factory has been raided by police. Drugs and equipment were seized from the building on St Peter’s Square on Friday afternoon, following intelligence tip-offs from local residents. No one was arrested but Sergeant Jonny Hill from North Wales Police said the discovery had helped ”take a large amount of drugs off […]

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by / on June 26, 2017 at 12:44 pm / in Local News & Archive

Rhyl man charged with ‘family feud’ stabbing

A man has been charged following a stabbing in West Rhyl. Donovan Dudley (30) is accused of causing grievous bodily harm after an incident on Sandringham Avenue on Friday morning. Another man was left in hospital with arm injuries which are not life threatening. Police said on Friday that the stabbing appeared to have been the result of a ‘family […]

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by / on June 24, 2017 at 4:16 pm / in Local News & Archive

Search for missing 23 year old man from the Rhyl area

North Wales Police are searching for missing 23-year-old Daniel Shipley from Rhyl. Mr Shipley was last seen during the early hours of Wednesday 21st June in Rhyl area. Have you seen him? If you have any information please phone North Wales Police on 101, quoting the reference number 18427.

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by / on June 23, 2017 at 5:17 pm / in Local News & Archive

Man arrested after Rhyl ‘family feud’ stabbing

Police say a ‘family feud’ led to a suspected stabbing in West Rhyl. A man was arrested following an incident in Sandringham Avenue at just before 10.35am on Friday morning. Another man was taken to hospital with an arm injury, which is not life threatening. Armed police officers from the joint Cheshire and North Wales Alliance unit said enquiries were […]

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