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by / on October 13, 2017 at 5:16 pm / in Local News & Archive, News

Excitement builds for St Asaph Leisure centre re-opening

  The countdown has begun to the opening of St Asaph Leisure Centre following a significant refurbishment. The brand new facilities include a 3G pitch; users can take advantage of a new state of the art fitness suite/gym, fitness changing rooms, reception and an activity room. The squash courts, gymnasium and sports hall have also […]

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by / on July 11, 2017 at 11:27 am / in Local News & Archive

New born baby found at Towyn bus shelter

Helen Douglas of North Wales Police said; “At about 07:15 hours this morning a new born baby girl was found in a bus shelter by the Magpie and Stump public house in Towyn, Conwy.  We want mum to know that she is currently being cared for and treated in Ysbyty Glan Clwyd. “We are concerned about the health of the […]

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by / on June 28, 2017 at 4:04 pm / in Local News & Archive

The West Rhyl Marshals scheme returns to the streets of Rhyl

The long standing West Rhyl Marshals scheme, organised by PC Steve Edwards, is back engaging with local children in Rhyl for the 10th year running. The group was set up during the summer holidays back in 2008 with learning new skills and giving back to the community at the heart of the scheme. Funding has been provided by the High […]

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by / on June 28, 2017 at 3:35 pm / in Local News & Archive

Bank closures hit Prestatyn

  Banking giant Santander is to close its Prestatyn branch on Thursday – the third bank to shut in the town in a matter of weeks. It follows the closures of NatWest three weeks ago and the Yorkshire Building Society’s branch last month. Both banks also closed bases in Ruthin and Abergele respectively. Santander said the decision to close its […]

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by / on June 18, 2017 at 12:43 pm / in Regional News

Two men charged with Colwyn Bay attempted murder

Two men have been charged with attempted murder after a disturbance in Colwyn Bay. A 23 year-old local man suffered serious injuries following the incident in Woodland Road West at just after 2.30am on Saturday morning. He was taken to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd in Bodelwyddan by ambulance and later transferred to the Royal Stoke University Hospital, where he is said […]

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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 June 17, 2017 at 12:40 pm / in Local News & Archive

Swimming ban lifted after Afon Bach slurry leak

Up to a thousand fish are believed to have died after slurry leaked from a lagoon near the River Clwyd. The leak was discovered at a farm in the Afon Bach in Tremeirchion on Friday. Restrictions on swimming at two beaches in Rhyl have now been lifted following water tests by Natural Resources Wales. Denbighshire County Council had put signs […]

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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 9, 2017 at 8:05 am / in Local News & Archive

Election 2017: Tories hold Clwyd West

The Conservatives have held onto Clwyd West – but have seen their majority halved. David Jones, the Minister for Exiting the EU, was elected for his fourth term at Westminster – but the Tories’ vote fell from a 6,730-strong lead two years ago to 3,437 this time around. Former Labour MP, Gareth Thomas, was runner-up despite Jeremy Corbyn’s rally appearance in […]

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by / on June 9, 2017 at 7:51 am / in Local News & Archive

Election 2017: Ruane returns in Vale of Clwyd

Labour have reclaimed the Vale of Clwyd from the Conservatives in the general election. Chris Ruane beat incumbent Dr James Davies with a majority of 2,379. The result marks a dramatic comeback two years after Dr Davies clinched the seat for the Tories in a narrow victory by 237 votes. Mr Ruane, who was also the constituency’s first MP from 1997 […]

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