Talking Point

by / on March 24, 2016 at 12:35 pm / in On Air, Talking Point

How many times did you visit the Sun Centre ?

In the light of the £3.5 million from the Vibrant and Viable Places fund as part of the Welsh Government’s £12.8million regeneration scheme of Wales, the iconic Sun Centre is to be demolished in preparation for a new Aquatics Centre and constructions of a new building. The Sun Centre has been part of Rhyl seafront since its opening in 1980 […]

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by / on February 11, 2016 at 4:26 pm / in Talking Point

Three year timetable for Rhyl revamp

Developers behind major plans to revamp Rhyl’s seafront say they are aiming to complete their project within three years. A timetable has been released by Neptune, the Liverpool firm which unveiled proposals for new leisure facilities on the promenade last December as part of the Rethink Rhyl campaign. The regeneration plans have been split into four phases – but all will […]

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by / on January 14, 2016 at 5:25 pm / in Talking Point

TALKING POINT: The Grange Hotel, Rhyl

It is officially the end of an era for one of Rhyl longest standing iconic buildings, The Grange Hotel. The hotel which dates from 1840 has been finally demolished after permission from CADW to take down the Grade II listed building which was destroyed by fire in 2008 and vandalism after that. Final go ahead for Grange Hotel demolition The […]

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by / on November 30, 2015 at 10:35 am / in Talking Point

Rethink Rhyl: Conversation begins on town’s future

Future ideas of how Rhyl’s seafront could be transformed have been revealed through a new campaign. ‘Rethink Rhyl’ say they want to start a conversation with the public about how the town will develop, and especially, how it makes use of its seafront. The campaign has been seeking views online via social media and a website – while a public consultation held at […]

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by / on October 20, 2015 at 6:13 pm / in Talking Point

Welsh scientists at Large Hadron Collider hope to make contact with PARALLEL UNIVERSE in days

A mind bending experiment will take place at the Large Hadron Collider next week hoping to connect with a PARALLEL UNIVERSE outside of our own. Welsh born scientists at the heart of the project include international physics prize winner Dr Lyndon Evans, and Drs Darren Pryce and Rhodri Jones all of whom are involved with the study of particle physics […]

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by / on October 15, 2015 at 10:59 am / in Local Sport, Point FM Sport, Talking Point

The price of being a Lillywhite…

Point FM’s sports editor Gareth Joy takes a look at the findings of a survey on the ‘Price of Football’ – and how Rhyl fares with other Welsh Premier clubs. Ask a Lillywhite if the season so far has been worth it and they’ll likely offer little or nothing to be pleased about. Rhyl are in a rut – bottom […]

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by / on October 7, 2015 at 12:33 pm / in Local News & Archive, Talking Point

VIDEO: Denbighshire CEO Mohammed Mehmet speaks out

Chief Executive of Denbighshire County Council has spoke out regarding protecting important services such as school, social services and investment into roads. Also he speaks of the progress of CCTV in Denbighshire which was under threat, money was withdrawn but an alternative was planned. Mr Mehmet would like to use Social Media more for the council to be more open, […]

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by / on August 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Talking Point

Estimating the cost of coastal flooding for communites around esturies

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the University of Liverpool have developed a new visualisation tool to predict the maximum cost of coastal flooding to communities around estuaries. This method, published in PLOS One, works by combining high impact flooding scenarios with land use maps. Researchers used this method to find that the economic damage of coastal flooding increased much […]

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by / on August 19, 2015 at 12:33 pm / in Talking Point

Talking Point: Donkeys on the Beach

Donkeys on the beach have always been a seaside tradition, along with ice cream, “Kiss Me Quick” Hats and sandcastles for many year. Sadly, in recent years there has been a decline in donkey activity on the North Wales coast. More recently in 2013, donkeys were introduced to Colwyn Bay beach though. Should the humble beach donkey make a return to […]

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by / on August 12, 2015 at 1:00 pm / in Talking Point

Talking Point: Possible £30,000 illumination for Rhyl

Plans have been discussed for the possible installation of illumination along the Rhyl Promenade.  It is the latest idea from Denbighshire County Council and Rhyl Town Council to bring to the sea side town. Illuminations and lighting were formerly seen along the Rhyl promenade back in the 1960s. Nothing has yet to be confirmed by either council but string lights […]

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