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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 9:29 am / in Local News & Archive

Urdd 2020: plans to bring Eisteddfod to Denbighshire

Plans to host the 2020 Urdd National Eisteddfod in Denbighshire will be discussed at a public meeting tonight. Urdd chief executive Sioned Hughes says the organisation’s council and the guild of volunteers have already expressed support for bringing Europe’s biggest youth festival to the county, for the first time since 2006, when it was held at Ysgol Brynhyfryd in Ruthin. […]

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by / on May 22, 2017 at 12:41 pm / in Local News & Archive

Urdd Eisteddfod 2017: competitors’ countdown to Bridgend

Hundreds of competitors across the North Wales Coast are making final preparations ahead of this year’s Urdd National Eisteddfod in Bridgend. After last year’s event in Flint, which attracted 90,000 people, one of Europe’s biggest youth festivals will be heading south to Pencoed during summer half-term week. Denbighshire County Council has sent a good luck message to local competitors who […]

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by / on April 15, 2017 at 7:00 am / in Local News & Archive, Local Sport, Point FM Sport

Down and out in Aber: Rhyl relegated from WPL

Rhyl are down and out of the Welsh Premier League after four seasons. The Lillywhites were relegated to the Huws Gray Alliance after a calamitous 4-0 defeat at Aberystwyth Town on Friday night. As has been the case many times this season, it was a Belle Vue graduate who did the damage as John Owen scored twice to keep the […]

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by / on February 27, 2017 at 9:28 pm / in Local News & Archive, MP's Casebook


Dr James Davies MP has welcomed the forthcoming opening of HM Prison Berwyn in Wrexham, on Monday 27th February 2017.   Last Monday, Dr Davies, MP for the Vale of Clwyd, visited HMP Berwyn, which is set to be the largest prison in Britain and also one of the biggest in Europe. The 2,106 capacity jail has been built on […]

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by / on February 20, 2017 at 3:13 pm / in Local News & Archive

£82m defence contract for Denbighshire firm

A Denbighshire company has won an £82 million contract to provide surveillance and targeting equipment for the Armed Forces. The Ministry of Defence will work with Qioptig on equipment including night-vision goggles, visors and weapon sights for the next six years. The announcement is set to secure the future of over 560 jobs at two sites in St Asaph and Bodelwyddan […]

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by / on January 17, 2017 at 1:47 pm / in Local Sport, Point FM Sport

Rhyl run-in: Lillywhites’ WPL phase two fixtures

The run-in to the Welsh Premier season will be another spent in the Play Off Conference for Rhyl, despite the stated aim of manager Niall McGuinness to aim for the top six. Europa League football is still not out of the question with seventh spot still a possibility if the Lillywhites pick up form. But as the league splits, they find […]

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by / on December 7, 2016 at 9:00 am / in Local News & Archive

Clwyd West MP named Welsh Politician of the Year

The Clwyd West MP who led the Welsh campaign for Brexit has been named the Welsh Politician of the Year. Former Welsh secretary, David Jones, won the prestigious prize at the annual ITV Cymru Wales political awards in Cardiff on Tuesday night. He led the official Welsh referendum campaign for the UK to leave the European Union before being recalled […]

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by / on September 13, 2016 at 8:23 pm / in Conwy News, Denbighshire News

European Circular Economy project kicks off in Wales

  A new Europe-wide project to help smaller businesses enter the circular economy and operate in a more sustainable and profitable way has kicked off in Wales. A circular economy is a key concept of the Green Economy, where high-quality materials derived from waste products can be supplied back to Welsh manufacturers and used productively again and again. Cabinet Secretary […]

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by / on September 9, 2016 at 12:41 pm / in Events, Local News & Archive, Point FM Sport

UEFA Champions League Trophy comes to Colwyn Bay

The most iconic trophy in Club Football, the UEFA Champions League Trophy, will be on public display in Colwyn Bay, North Wales, this weekend. Wales will host the world’s biggest single sporting event in 2017 when the UEFA Champions League Final comes to Cardiff next summer. The road to Cardiff 2017 reached a momentous milestone recently with the group stage […]

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