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by / on May 12, 2017 at 7:00 am / in Local News & Archive

Election 2017: candidates confirmed

The lists of candidates have been confirmed for the two Westminster seats in the Point FM area at the General Election on Thursday 8th June. Both the Vale of Clwyd and Clwyd West are held by the Conservatives – and both constituencies will see a four-way run off between the Tories, Labour, the Liberal Democrats and Plaid Cymru. VALE OF […]

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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 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 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 18, 2017 at 3:18 pm / in Local News & Archive, Local Sport, Point FM Sport

Free entry for Lillywhites’ Welsh Premier swansong

Rhyl will mark their Welsh Premier farewell with free entry for this weekend’s final game of the season against coastal rivals Llandudno. A bumper crowd is expected at Belle Vue on Saturday evening (5.15pm ko) for the Lillywhites’ last game in the top flight after four seasons. Relegation to the Huws Gray Alliance was all but sealed after last Friday night’s […]

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by / on March 17, 2017 at 1:44 pm / in Local News & Archive

Rhyl man’s death caused by ‘toxic’ methadone

An inquest has returned a narrative verdict on a Rhyl man who died after taking a ‘toxic’ level of methadone. 28 year-old Oliver Beacall suffered a cardiac arrest in the back of a car during a house party in Kinmel Bay last October. The hearing in Ruthin was told that Mr Beacall had being taking drugs throughout the day. He […]

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by / on March 1, 2017 at 5:29 pm / in Regional News

Three arrested in Bangor drugs crackdown

Three people have been arrested in Bangor as part of an ongoing crackdown on controlled drugs in Gwynedd. Undercover plain clothed police officers stopped and searched two men and a woman in the Holyhead Road area of Maesgeirchen on Tuesday afternoon – they were caught carrying Class A controlled drugs. A man and a woman from Bangor and a Llangefni […]

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by / on February 28, 2017 at 4:39 pm / in North Wales Police, Regional News

DOUBLE PENALTIES FOR MOTORISTS USING MOBILES

      New drivers face losing their licence if they use their phones at the wheel under tough measures coming into force today (1 March 2017), warned Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.   Motorists using a phone while driving will receive six points on their licence and a £200 fine – up from the previous three points and £100 penalty. […]

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by / on February 10, 2017 at 5:38 pm / in Regional News

£20m to build homes fit for the future

Communities and Children Secretary Carl Sargeant today announced a new programme to deliver innovative models of housing to help increase the number of homes built in Wales. The programme, which will initially be funded by £20m over the next two years, will contribute to the 20,000 affordable homes target the Welsh Government aims to provide over this term of government. […]

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by / on February 7, 2017 at 3:17 pm / in Regional News

Skills Minister outlines plans for aligning Apprenticeships to the needs of the Welsh Economy

  Apprenticeships are an essential ingredient of economic success, a vital tool in building a stronger, fairer and more equal Wales and it is crucial that apprentices have the right skills to meet current and future business needs. That is the message from Skills and Science Minister, Julie James, as she launches the Welsh Government’s new Apprenticeship policy today [7 […]

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