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by / on June 23, 2017 at 10:11 am / in Local News & Archive

First phase of Rhyl’s Marina Quay complete

Work on the first phase of Rhyl’s new Marina Quay development has been completed. Four key brands – The Range, Farmfoods, Greggs and Poundworld – are set to open at the new £23.4 million development later in the summer. But fast food giant Burger King has pulled out – developers Scarborough International Properties said plans to open a branch had […]

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by / on June 22, 2017 at 1:21 pm / in Local News & Archive

New warehouse for St Asaph surveillance firm

A Denbighshire firm providing surveillance and targeting equipment for the Armed Forces has started work on building a new warehouse. In February, Qioptig won a £82 million contract with the Ministry of Defence to provide night-vision goggles, visors and weapon sights for the next six years. The company is now expanding its base at the St Asaph Business Park – the […]

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by / on June 6, 2017 at 4:22 pm / in Local News & Archive

Vandals target ex-Hotpoint factory

Police believe vandals caused extensive damage to part of the former Hotpoint factory in Bodelwyddan. Almost every pane of glass was smashed and every door was damaged inside a disused training facility on-site at some point over the weekend of Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May. It’s believed some attempts were made to set fire to some of the fixtures […]

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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 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 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 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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by / on April 4, 2017 at 2:03 pm / in Regional News

Wales broadens its horizons attracting €66m to drive innovation

Wales has been successful in winning €66m of funding from the EU’s highly-competitive research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has announced. (Finance30 March 2017) Speaking at a conference to celebrate Welsh successes in the EU-funded programme, he revealed that Welsh activity in Horizon 2020 had doubled in the last year.A day after Article 50 was triggered, the […]

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