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by / on October 17, 2017 at 11:10 am / in Local News & Archive

Bonfire & Fireworks Displays In North Wales 2017

Bonfire Night is only round the corner and North Wales will be set alight with fireworks and bonfires.  This years Bonfire Night falls on a Sunday (5th November of course) but many bonfire celebrations will be taking place over the weekend, take a look at our Sound Radio bonfire list below! DENBIGHSHIRE Ruthin – Friday […]

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by / on July 10, 2017 at 1:34 pm / in Regional News

Flint murder trial: man denies schoolgirl’s murder

A man accused of the murder of Flint schoolgirl Janet Commins over forty years ago has told a jury he did not know the victim. Stephen Hough (58), who was arrested and charged last year, denies all charges including rape, sexual assault and manslaughter. Ms Commins was found dead in a school playing field in January 1976, four days after […]

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by / on June 27, 2017 at 9:29 pm / in Regional News

Man on trial for Flint schoolgirl murder

A man accused of killing a Flint schoolgirl over forty years ago has gone on trial. Stephen Hough denies the murder, manslaughter and rape of Janet Commins, whose body was found in a school playing field in January 1976. She had been missing from her home for four days. Another man, Noel Jones, served half of a twelve year jail […]

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by / on June 17, 2017 at 1:26 pm / in Local News & Archive

Plaid rejects Conwy Council coalition

Plaid Cymru has refused approval for a coalition group to run Conwy County Council. Council leader Gareth Jones formed a new cabinet at Bodlondeb earlier this week, made up of five Plaid councillors, four Conservative members and one independent councillor. But the party’s chairman Alun Ffred Jones said Plaid councillors would form an administration involving the Tories. The decision was […]

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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 14, 2017 at 9:58 pm / in Local News & Archive

Two men admit drunken caravan park fight

A judge has told two North West men they ‘overreacted in drink’ after a fight broke out at a caravan park in the Denbigh Moors. Mold Crown Court heard David Hatton from Liverpool confronted Kerie O’Donnell from Crewe with a bottle and a knife at the Cae’r Mynydd park in Saron in May last year. Both men were given suspended […]

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by / on June 14, 2017 at 10:31 am / in Local News & Archive

Conwy Council coalition awaits Plaid decision

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood says her party has yet to approve a coalition group formed to run Conwy County Council. Five Plaid councillors have joined forces with four Conservative members and one independent councillor (Anne McCafferey) in the new look Cabinet at Bodlondeb. The Labour group decided not to join the group. Plaid Craig-y-Don councillor Gareth Jones was elected […]

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by / on June 12, 2017 at 11:47 am / in Local News & Archive

Drink driver banned after A55 pile-up

A social worker whose drink driving led to a seven car pile-up on the A55 has been banned for 20 months. Patricia Reid (57) from Cilcain, near Mold, was found to be twice over the limit after the crash at Rhuallt Hill last month. A suspension fault was also discovered in her car. Reid’s defence told Llandudno magistrates that she had […]

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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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