Post Tagged with: "economy"

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 May 22, 2017 at 2:16 pm / in Local News & Archive

Blue Flag and Green awards for North Wales beaches

Prestatyn Central’s beach has retained its Blue Flag status in this year’s Wales Coast Awards. The beach is among a record fifty sites in Wales – and the only one in Denbighshire – to receive the prestigious status for the highest water quality and safety. Two other beaches in the area – Sandy Cove in Kinmel Bay and Pensarn beach in […]

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by / on April 29, 2017 at 3:24 pm / in Conwy News, Denbighshire News, Regional News

Ken Skates keen to explore further A55 improvements

Economy and Infrastructure Secretary, Ken Skates, has today commissioned a resilience study to identify possible further improvements to the A55. Recent years and months have seen the Welsh Government make significant improvements to the road but the Economy Secretary was keen to stress that more needs to be done in order for the road to best serve as a key […]

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by / on April 29, 2017 at 7:30 am / in Regional News

Election 2017: council leader enters Clwyd West battle

The leader of Conwy County Council has been chosen as a Plaid Cymru candidate for the General Election. Dilwyn Roberts is stepping down as a councillor for Llangernyw after thirteen years to fight for the Clwyd West seat, held by the Conservatives’ David Jones with a majority of over 6,700. Mr Roberts, who has led the county council for the past […]

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by / on April 20, 2017 at 7:33 pm / in Denbighshire News, Local News & Archive

Tourism Growth Plan helps increase visitors to Denbighshire

  Bringing extra hotel beds to Denbighshire is the aim for the coming year as tourism in the county is rising, bringing hundreds of millions of pounds into the local economy.   Denbighshire County Council’s Tourism Growth Plan has helped contribute to a rise in the number of visitors to the county to 5.86million, a 5.3 per cent increase on […]

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by / on April 19, 2017 at 6:01 pm / in Denbighshire News, Local News & Archive

Latest on Rhyl Waterpark plans

Exciting proposals for a brand new waterpark in Rhyl have moved a step closer, with the planning application for the ambitious leisure attraction now submitted for consideration. Members of Denbighshire County Council formally supported the Waterpark proposal earlier this year –  with the Council, Rhyl Town Council and Welsh Government providing financial support for the development. The proposal is for […]

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by / on April 18, 2017 at 4:31 pm / in Local News & Archive, MP's Casebook

Election 2017: Vale of Clwyd MP to defend seat

The Conservative MP for the Vale of Clwyd says he will defend his Westminster seat following the shock announcement of an early general election. Dr James Davies said he welcomed Theresa May’s decision to go to the polls on Thursday 8th June and would seek a fresh mandate to represent the Vale of Clwyd in parliament. Dr Davies won the […]

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by / on April 14, 2017 at 5:38 pm / in Conwy News, Denbighshire News, Regional News

Call for Small Scale Renewable Energy Proposals

Around £14m of EU funds is  available for more small scale community renewable energy proposals. A statement released by the Welsh Government said “We are encouraging more proposals to come forward to benefit from £10m available in West Wales & the Valleys and £4m in East Wales. Any organisation (public, private, third sector) can apply.  Green Growth and the transition […]

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by / on April 13, 2017 at 7:12 pm / in Regional News

Wales hits target for maximising £1.8bn EU Funds

Wales has hit its target for maximising the use of £1.8bn EU funds under the 2007-13 programmes, Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford said. (Monday 10 April 2017) (Finance10 April 2017Brexit) And Wales has invested £1.33bn – 65% – of the £2bn EU structural funds allocation as part of the 2014-20 programmes. The Welsh Government has submitted its final claim to the […]

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by / on April 13, 2017 at 7:04 pm / in Regional News

Welsh Government to invest over £2m to develop Welsh ports

Economy Secretary Ken Skates has today invited ports across Wales to bid for a share of £2m of Welsh Government funding to develop Welsh ports.   The Ports Development Fund will support the growth of Welsh ports, helping ensure they continue being a key contributor to economic growth and providing opportunities for new jobs within the industry.   Economy Minister […]

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