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by / on June 17, 2017 at 1:10 pm / in Local News & Archive

Two men in hospital after A55 crash

Two men were taken to hospital after a crash involving a tractor and a van on the A55. The eastbound carriageway between junctions 26 and 27 was closed for over two hours after the collision near St Asaph at around 12.15pm on Friday lunchtime. The Welsh Air Ambulance attended the scene along with police and fire crews. The two men […]

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by / on May 31, 2017 at 11:33 am / in Craig K, On Air

TALKING POINT: Things you would like to see on the Rhyl Events Arena

Bank Holiday Monday has just gone by and summer in North Wales is on the way and this means multiple event along the coast.  One place that will hold a handful events this summer is Rhyl Events Arena. The 8,000 capacity open air arena has held some large events in the last 20 years, notably the Radio 1 Road Show […]

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by / on May 16, 2017 at 7:30 pm / in Regional News

Two men arrested after drugs and firearms discovery

Two men have been arrested after police seized firearms and drugs from their car. Detectives stopped a vehicle on the Great Orme in Llandudno after hearing reports of air weapons being fired in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The arrests led to three raids on houses in Llandudno Junction and Colwyn Bay were cash, drugs and illicit tobacco were […]

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by / on April 27, 2017 at 12:18 pm / in Regional News

Water supplies restored after hydrant burst

Water supply has been restored to homes in and around Llandudno Junction after a fire hydrant burst. Four properties were evacuated after the hydrant on Marl Drive sent water over 40ft into the air on Wednesday morning. The road was closed while engineers worked for over nine and a half hours to carry out repairs. Residents affected by the burst […]

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by / on April 13, 2017 at 1:33 pm / in Conwy News, Denbighshire News, Regional News

Welsh Water launches free pesticide disposal scheme to protect drinking water quality

  Welsh Water has launched a new initiative to encourage farmers, growers and landowners in targeted areas to consider ‘smarter’ ways of weed, pest and disease control that do not impact on people, water or wildlife.   In it, it says the scheme will provide a: New initiative to help farmers, growers and land managers dispose of pesticide and herbicides […]

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by / on April 5, 2017 at 2:33 pm / in Local News & Archive, Rhyl Air Show

Red Arrows return for 2017 Rhyl Air Show

The Red Arrows will once again return to Rhyl this August for the town’s annual air show. The world-famous RAF aerobatic display team have headlined the two-day event since it was launched in 2009 – this year, the Arrows enter their 53rd year of display at air shows across the UK. This year’s air show, being held on Saturday 26th […]

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by / on April 3, 2017 at 3:35 pm / in Regional News

Snowdonia helicopter crash: families pay tribute

Family tributes have been paid to the five people killed in a helicopter crash to Snowdonia. The wreckage of the Twin Squirrel helicopter was recovered from the Rhinog mountains over the weekend after the bodies of the Burke family from Milton Keynes were removed. The three men and two women had been travelling en-route from Luton to Dublin for a christening […]

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by / on April 1, 2017 at 8:11 am / in Regional News

Snowdonia helicopter crash: wreckage recovery begins

Efforts are underway to recover the wreckage of the helicopter which crashed in Snowdonia, killing five members of the same family. Police and mountain rescue teams completed the recovery of the bodies of three men and two women from the site in the Rhinog mountains near Trawsfynydd on Friday afternoon. They have been officially named as Kevin Burke (56) & his […]

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by / on March 30, 2017 at 11:44 pm / in Local News & Archive, Regional News

Snowdonia helicopter crash victims named

It’s been confirmed five members of the same extended family died in a helicopter crash in Snowdonia. Two of the victims have been named locally as Kevin and Ruth Burke from Hulcote, near Milton Keynes. The couple ran a construction firm, which was the registered owner of a Twin Squirrel helicopter. It’s believed Mr and Mrs Burke were flying with […]

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by / on March 30, 2017 at 12:32 pm / in Local News & Archive, Regional News

Five die after Snowdonia helicopter crash

Five people have died after a missing helicopter crashed in south Snowdonia. Police say the wreckage of the privately-owned red Twin Squirrel helicopter was found by a mountain rescue team in the Rhinog mountains near Trawsfynydd during a major land search. The aircraft was en-route from Luton to Dublin on Wednesday afternoon when radar contact was lost. Two coastguard helicopters were involved in […]

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