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by / on July 13, 2017 at 4:48 pm / in Local News & Archive

Dashcam footage appeal for baby left in Towyn bus shelter

North Wales Police are appealing for motorists who may have been traveling along the main Towyn coast road with a dashcam during the early hours of Tuesday morning. The appeal comes after a new born baby was found at a bus shelter near Palin’s Holiday Camp on Tuesday 11th July by a member of the public as police continue their […]

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by / on July 11, 2017 at 11:27 am / in Local News & Archive

New born baby found at Towyn bus shelter

Helen Douglas of North Wales Police said; “At about 07:15 hours this morning a new born baby girl was found in a bus shelter by the Magpie and Stump public house in Towyn, Conwy.  We want mum to know that she is currently being cared for and treated in Ysbyty Glan Clwyd. “We are concerned about the health of the […]

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by / on July 10, 2017 at 5:19 pm / in Local News & Archive

Teenagers deny Amarjeet Singh-Bhakar murder

Two teenage boys have denied murdering Amarjeet Singh-Bhakar in Rhyl. The youths, aged 15 and 16 – who can not be named for legal reasons – are accused of stabbing the shop owner during a disturbance outside a house on Prince Edward Avenue in April. Mr Singh-Bhakar died later in hospital. Both teenagers from Rhyl are also charged with wounding […]

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by / on July 10, 2017 at 11:32 am / in Local News & Archive

Rhyl Carnival 2017

The Rhyl Carnival 2017 takes place this weekend on Sunday 16th July, parading through the streets of Rhyl and finishing at the Coronation Garden’s on Vale Road. The parade will leave the car park on Quay Street at 12pm which will then proceed east bound down Wellington Road, past the Point FM studio towards High Street.  As the parade then […]

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by / on July 8, 2017 at 6:09 pm / in Local News & Archive

Man arrested after Rhuddlan domestic standoff

A man has been arrested after a domestic incident in Rhuddlan. Armed police from the joint Cheshire and North Wales Alliance Unit were called to Rhyl Road on Saturday in a standoff believed to be in connection with a case of blackmail. The road was closed to traffic for several hours but North Wales Police said there was no cause […]

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by / on July 7, 2017 at 3:27 pm / in Local News & Archive

David Kingsbury murder: family reacts to sentencing

The family of murdered Old Colwyn man David Kingsbury have paid tribute to a ”happy, go lucky and caring person”. It follows the conviction of Dean Cody, who was jailed for life on Thursday for stabbing the unemployed labourer in the heart in Old Colwyn in January. Three Colwyn Bay men – including Cody’s father, Stephen – were jailed for […]

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by / on July 7, 2017 at 3:06 pm / in Local News & Archive

David Kingsbury murder: three jailed for assisting killer

Three Colwyn Bay men have been jailed for assisting the killer of David Kingsbury. Stephen Cody (53), was sentenced to 27 months in prison after he admitted assisting his son, Dean Cody, who was jailed for life for stabbing the unemployed labourer in the heart in Old Colwyn last January. Colin Lyness (31) pleaded guilty to driving a Vauxhall Astra […]

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by / on July 7, 2017 at 2:27 pm / in Local News & Archive

Rhyl High School given all-clear for cladding

Rhyl High School will reopen on Monday after safety tests on its cladding. The school, which moved into its new £25 million home last year, was closed for two days after Denbighshire County Council found the external cladding sheet was made by the same American firm which provided cladding for the Grenfell Tower in Kensington. The council has now ruled […]

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by / on July 7, 2017 at 2:08 pm / in Local News & Archive

Rhyl cafe manager’s death ‘avoidable’

An inquest into the death of a Rhyl cafe manager has returned a narrative verdict. Mike Juha from Dyserth was hit by a car on the Rhuddlan bypass while walking on the dual carriageway last September. The 36 year-old had been on a night out with friends but strayed from the group. The Ruthin hearing was told Mr Juha, who […]

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by / on July 6, 2017 at 2:50 pm / in Local News & Archive

David Kingsbury’s killer jailed for life

A man who stabbed an unemployed labourer to death in Old Colwyn has been jailed for life. Dean Cody, of no fixed abode, was convicted on Wednesday of the murder of David Kingsbury in January – he will serve at least 21 years in prison before being considered for parole. Mr Justice Griffith-Williams described Cody as a ”committed criminal” who […]

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