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by / on October 25, 2017 at 1:39 pm / in Local News & Archive

First chance to review new Rhyl Catholic school proposed plans

  Pupils, parents and residents will get their first chance to review the plans for the proposed new 3-16 Catholic School in Rhyl as the pre-planning consultation is set to begin on new 3-16 Catholic school in Rhyl. Denbighshire County Council and the Diocese of Wrexham is asking for views on the draft proposal for […]

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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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by / on March 24, 2017 at 6:36 pm / in Regional News

£31.4m transport schemes for a connected, safe and active Wales

Economy Secretary Ken Skates has today announced £31.4 million of grants to local authorities across Wales for transport schemes to improve safety, create economic growth and promote active travel. The Local transport fund announcement made 22nd March confirmed the  allocation which comprises four different funds; £20 million through the Local Transport Fund, nearly £4 million from the Road Safety Capital Grant, £5.5 million […]

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by / on March 24, 2017 at 6:23 pm / in Regional News

Welsh Government confirms commitment to £1bn of innovative investment in infrastructure

The Welsh Government has confirmed its commitment to delivering £1bn of capital infrastructure investment through innovative finance using the new Mutual Investment Model (MIM). Finance23 March 2017Budget At an event held on Thursday 23rd March Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford, Health Secretary Vaughan Gething and Education Secretary Kirsty Williams launched the MIM to potential partners and provide an update about  the three […]

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by / on March 23, 2017 at 2:25 pm / in Denbighshire News, Local News & Archive

Managing seagulls in Denbighshire communities

Denbighshire County Council is to investigate a raft of measures to tackle issues with seagulls across the county, as well as working on a major public awareness, education and enforcement campaign. Whilst seagulls are seen by many as being a nuisance due to public safety, noise, damage and littering issues, there are limitations to what actions are open to the […]

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by / on March 21, 2017 at 9:35 pm / in Regional News

Teenager discharged from unit before bridge jump

Embed from Getty Images The mother of a teenager who fell to her death from the Menai Suspension Bridge has criticised how she was cared for. The inquest into the death of Josie James heard she was discharged from a mental health unit in Abergele despite self-harming herself and having ”murderous thoughts”. The 15 year-old from Clwt y Bont, near […]

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