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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 14, 2017 at 10:31 am / in Local News & Archive

Conwy Council coalition awaits Plaid decision

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood says her party has yet to approve a coalition group formed to run Conwy County Council. Five Plaid councillors have joined forces with four Conservative members and one independent councillor (Anne McCafferey) in the new look Cabinet at Bodlondeb. The Labour group decided not to join the group. Plaid Craig-y-Don councillor Gareth Jones was elected […]

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by / on June 9, 2017 at 7:51 am / in Local News & Archive

Election 2017: Ruane returns in Vale of Clwyd

Labour have reclaimed the Vale of Clwyd from the Conservatives in the general election. Chris Ruane beat incumbent Dr James Davies with a majority of 2,379. The result marks a dramatic comeback two years after Dr Davies clinched the seat for the Tories in a narrow victory by 237 votes. Mr Ruane, who was also the constituency’s first MP from 1997 […]

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by / on May 17, 2017 at 11:04 pm / in Local News & Archive, Regional News

Ex-First Minister Rhodri Morgan dies

The former First Minister of Wales, Rhodri Morgan, has died at the age of 77. The ex-Cardiff West MP, elected in 1987, became an AM when the Welsh Assembly was founded in 1999. Nine months later, he became First Secretary and the leader of the Welsh Labour party following the resignation of Alun Michael. Mr Morgan served three terms in the […]

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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 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 5, 2017 at 2:13 pm / in Conwy News, Regional News

Election 2017: Conwy Council results

The Independents have retained the lion’s share of seats on Conwy County Council following the local elections held on Thursday. Non-affiliated candidates gained two more seats, but no party or group was able to take overall control. The Conservatives added a further three seats from 2012, but both Plaid Cymru and Labour lost two councillors and the Liberal Democrats lost […]

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by / on April 5, 2017 at 8:12 am / in Denbighshire News, Local News & Archive

Election 2017: Denbighshire Council results

The Conservatives are now the biggest party on Denbighshire County Council following Thursday’s local elections. No party managed to take overall control but the Tories gained eight seats, including three in Prestatyn and two in Rhyl from Labour. Plaid Cymru also gained another two seats in Denbigh and Ruthin while four Independent councillors were voted out. The Liberal Democrats retained […]

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by / on March 31, 2017 at 9:00 am / in Local Sport, Point FM Sport

One in, one out? Rhyl and Prestatyn await licensing decision

Point FM’s sports editor Gareth Joy assesses what may happen to the Lillywhites and Seasiders as the FAW prepares to decide which teams can play in the Welsh Premier next season.

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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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