News Desk, Talking Point — October 22, 2013 at 3:49 pm — Updated: October 23, 2013 at 11:59 am

Pont Y Ddraig Opens!

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Today (22nd October 2013) at 2pm, a brand new landmark for the North Wales Coast finally opened. Pont Y Ddraig, Rhyl’s new cycle bridge created the final link in the 15 miles of cycling route through Conwy and Denbighshire

The official opening of the bridge was done by Paralympic Champion at London 2012, Mark Colbourne MBE and Ysgol Maes Owen student Leon Jones, who won the opportunity to name the bridge Pont y Ddraig back in June.

 Pictures taken by Gareth Joy on the opening day of Pont Y Ddraig.


Raymond Bartley, Chairman of Denbighshire County Council talks about the opening of Pont Y Ddraig.

 

Mark Colbourne MBE, talking at the opening cermony

 

Video of lighting display:

 

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