Post Tagged with: "animals"

by / on April 1, 2017 at 7:42 am / in Local News & Archive

Kinmel Bay man banned for dog neglect

A Kinmel Bay man who admitted cruelly treating two dogs has been banned from keeping animals for ten years. Nathan Lee Fisher (24) pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to the Akita dogs. ‘Kuma’ was found dead underneath a trampoline, while its mother, Layla, was so skinny, she was described by an inspector as a ”bag of bones”. Police called out […]

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by / on March 27, 2017 at 12:42 pm / in Local News & Archive

Rhyl sand dunes damaged by fire

North Wales Fire Service and Rhyl Coastguard were called to Horton’s Nose in Rhyl on Sunday afternoon after fire began to spread along the sand dunes. Fire broke out on Horton’s Nose just before 5pm with flames grown quickly. Point FM’s Craig K who was walking his dog along the public footpath at the time called the emergency services after […]

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by / on January 5, 2017 at 9:00 am / in Local News & Archive

Bulldogs to be put down after Meliden attacks

Magistrates have ordered five bulldogs to be put down after they attacked two women at a house in Meliden. The owner, Donna Whitelam, was banned from keeping dogs for two years after she pleaded guilty four charges of keeping dangerously out of control animals at her home on Isfryn Road. Whitelam’s neighbour, Lisa Quinton and Avon lady Louise Houghton were bitten on […]

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by / on November 28, 2016 at 12:50 pm / in Local News & Archive

Denbighshire council plea after dog fouling incident

Denbighshire County Council is re-iterating its message for dog owners to clean up after their animals. The latest warning follows an incident where a child playing rugby on Cae Ddol fields in Ruthin managed to get dog mess on their gum guard, which could have had serious consequences for the child’s health. Councillor David Smith, Cabinet Lead Member for Environment, […]

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by / on November 23, 2016 at 8:30 am / in Local News & Archive

Organised crime linked to livestock thefts

Rural detectives believe organised crime gangs are behind a spate of livestock thefts across North Wales. Over 100 animals have been taken from farms in the Conwy, Denbighshire and Gwynedd areas. In the last week alone, over 80 sheep have disappeared in Bala, Betws-y-Coed, Llanrwst and Rhaullt Hill. Police say because of the large number of animals stolen from the […]

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by / on November 22, 2016 at 8:30 am / in Local News & Archive

Ruthin man banned after horse neglect case

A Ruthin man who allowed two horses to suffer has been banned from keeping such animals for ten years. RSPCA officers said Gwynne and Billy had to be put to sleep after they were found in Llandegla suffering from overgrown hooves and a chronic condition known as laminitis. The owner, Philip Jones of Pwll Glas, had also failed to deal with […]

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by / on August 1, 2016 at 4:56 pm / in Local News & Archive

Suspected pet poisonings in Prestatyn

Police believe several pet cats in Prestatyn may have been poisoned. One of the cats died on Sunday evening in the Lon Cadfan area – another has also reported to have died, while a cat and a dog are being treated by a local vet. All of the animals involved are from the same area of Prestatyn. Detectives say they the […]

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by / on June 29, 2016 at 11:53 am / in Local News & Archive

North Wales Police review into A55 dog destruction published

North Wales Police has today (Wednesday, June 29) published the outcomes, learning and recommendations of the review into the events leading up to the destruction of a dog on the A55 in the early hours Monday, February 22, 2016. The review was carried out by a panel of experts who had access to real time information captured during the event […]

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by / on June 10, 2016 at 12:04 pm / in Gareth Joy, On Air, Point FM Drive Time

The Greatest Welsh Football Anthems…Ever?

Embed from Getty Images I’d like to make a profound apology to every Welsh football fan on behalf of Point FM. Time was whenever a major international football tournament rolled around, an estranged former colleague felt the best way to gear up the North Wales Coast was to blast out the usual trio of ‘Three Lions’, ‘Vindaloo’ and if he was […]

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by / on May 18, 2016 at 5:37 pm / in Denbighshire News, Local News & Archive

Council continue fight against dog fouling

Brand new signs are being placed on lamp-posts across Denbighshire as part of the Council’s latest initiative to tackle dog fouling in the county. The warning signs have been designed using images of ‘reflective eyes’ which reflect light in the hours of darkness and warn the public that the area is being monitored. Small cameras will also be used in […]

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