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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 6, 2017 at 3:48 pm / in Local News & Archive

New Rhyl Catholic school given councillors’ go ahead

Rhyl’s two Catholic schools will be closed and replaced by a new £24 million ”all through” school. Councillors voted on Tuesday to approve plans to replace Ysgol Mair and Blessed Edward Jones High – the new school, for three to 16 year-old pupils, is due to open in September 2019. A public consultation on the plans, launched in February, found only […]

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by / on April 27, 2017 at 12:47 pm / in Regional News

New figures show the number of young people not in education, employment or training in Wales fell during 2016

    Skills and Science Minister, Julie James, has welcomed new figures showing a decline in the number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) during 2016.   Figures published today [27/04/17] from the Annual Population Survey (APS) show that in the twelve months ending 31 December 2016, 8.5% of 16-18 year olds were estimated to be […]

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by / on March 30, 2017 at 3:22 pm / in Denbighshire News, Local News & Archive

Rhyl High School design in Architecture Award Shortlist

  Denbighshire County Council has welcomed news that the building of Rhyl High School has made the shortlist in prestigious architecture awards.   The Royal Society of Architects in Wales (RSAW) has announced that the new Rhyl High School, designed by AHR (with professional support from Denbighshire’s Facilities and Assets team),  is one of four buildings shortlisted for its Architecture […]

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by / on March 30, 2017 at 8:15 am / in Local News & Archive

Rhyl High School up for architecture prize

Rhyl High School has been shortlisted for this year’s Wales Architecture Awards. The new £25 million complex, which opened last spring, is among four entries in the running for the prestigious prize, awarded by the The Royal Society of Architects. The other finalists are the One Central Square development in Cardiff, the Silver House property on the Gower and The Chickenshed – a […]

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