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by / on June 15, 2017 at 10:41 am / in Local News & Archive

Denbigh set to host 2020 Urdd Eisteddfod

A public meeting has unanimously backed plans to host the 2020 Urdd National Eisteddfod in Denbigh. Around 200 people attended a town hall meeting on Wednesday night after Urdd Gobaith Cymru announced it wanted to bring Europe’s biggest youth festival back to Denbighshire for the first time since Ruthin 2006. A formal invitation will now be made for the Urdd […]

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by / on June 6, 2017 at 3:48 pm / in Local News & Archive

New Rhyl Catholic school given councillors’ go ahead

Rhyl’s two Catholic schools will be closed and replaced by a new £24 million ”all through” school. Councillors voted on Tuesday to approve plans to replace Ysgol Mair and Blessed Edward Jones High – the new school, for three to 16 year-old pupils, is due to open in September 2019. A public consultation on the plans, launched in February, found only […]

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by / on May 9, 2017 at 1:27 pm / in Local Sport

New three year contract for Prestatyn’s Gibbo

After securing a return to the Welsh Premier next season, Neil Gibson has committed to the Seasiders for another three years. The veteran manager signed a new contract with the Huws Gray Alliance champions ahead of an open meeting with fans on Thursday evening to discuss the club’s plans for next season. The club said Gibson had committed to his […]

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by / on April 13, 2017 at 7:12 pm / in Regional News

Wales hits target for maximising £1.8bn EU Funds

Wales has hit its target for maximising the use of £1.8bn EU funds under the 2007-13 programmes, Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford said. (Monday 10 April 2017) (Finance10 April 2017Brexit) And Wales has invested £1.33bn – 65% – of the £2bn EU structural funds allocation as part of the 2014-20 programmes. The Welsh Government has submitted its final claim to the […]

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by / on April 7, 2017 at 12:32 pm / in Local News & Archive, Local Sport, Point FM Sport

Back in the WPL: Prestatyn Town promoted

Prestatyn Town are back in the Welsh Premier League. The Seasiders’ return to the top flight after two seasons was secured on Thursday afternoon when the FAW awarded the Huws Gray Alliance champions a domestic licence. The decision marked the end of an incredible season for the Bastion Gardens club, who last November, saw their very existence threatened by a winding-up […]

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by / on March 8, 2017 at 6:33 pm / in Local News & Archive

Ex-Wales rugby player fined for threatening group

A former Welsh rugby international has apologised in court for retaliating to racist taunts while on a night out in Rhyl. Merthyr coach Dale McIntosh pleaded guilty to threatening behaviour against a man he cornered outside a pub. The New Zealand-born ex-flanker, who lives in Pontypridd, told police he had been subject to ‘a torrent of derogatory terms’ and threw punches […]

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by / on March 5, 2017 at 5:48 pm / in Denbighshire News, Local News & Archive

Spotting child abuse: ‘positive’ response to taxis’ training

Embed from Getty Images A scheme aimed at training Denbighshire taxi drivers to spot evidence of child sex abuse has been hailed a success. Denbighshire County Council say 340 drivers have attended compulsory courses to tackle exploitation since they were introduced last year in the wake of the Rotherham abuse scandal. But eleven drivers in the county have been warned […]

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by / on February 28, 2017 at 4:44 pm / in Regional News

Minister welcomes latest tranche of international Sêr Cymru scientists to Wales

  Attracting new international talent to Wales to increase our already impressive scientific research and development capabilities is essential for Wales’ economic prosperity and our ability to compete effectively across global marketplaces.   This is the message from Wales’ Skills and Science Minister, Julie James as she welcomed the latest tranche of international research Fellows and Chairs to Wales at […]

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by / on February 10, 2017 at 8:23 am / in Local News & Archive

Rhyl fashion ‘shop-in-shop’ opens next week

A new discount fashion brand for the High Street arrives in Rhyl town centre next Friday. Five jobs have been created with the launch of Pep & Co at the town’s Poundland shop. Work has been taking place over the past several weeks on transforming part of the budget store into a ‘shop-in-shop’. Fifty stores were opened within fifty days during the […]

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by / on January 19, 2017 at 9:00 am / in Local News & Archive

Plans unveiled to replace Rhyl Catholic schools

Rhyl’s two Catholic schools could be closed and replaced with a new ‘all through’ school within the next three years. Plans have been revealed for a new £24 million school for more than 900 pupils, which could replace Ysgol Mair and Blessed Edward Jones High School in 2019. It follows an agreement between Denbighshire County Council and the Diocese of Wrexham. […]

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