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 […]Read more ›
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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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›