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by / on June 27, 2017 at 8:56 pm / in Local News & Archive

Five arrested in new Rhyl crime crackdown

Five people have been arrested in the latest of a series of major police operations in Rhyl. Detectives said the arrests on Tuesday were for a number of crimes including motoring offences and failing to turn up in court. Another nine people were given fixed penalty tickets for ‘Fatal Five’ offences and four vehicles were seized. Specialist teams used ANPR […]

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by / on April 11, 2017 at 5:14 pm / in Local News & Archive

New Rhyl crackdown on drunken behaviour

New powers for council officers could see fines of up to a thousand pounds for drunk anti-social behaviour in Rhyl town centre. Denbighshire County Council has set up a Public Spaces Protection Order, running from Marsh Road to the promenade, in a bid to crackdown on such behaviour following complaints from residents and businesses. £100 fines will be handed out […]

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by / on March 21, 2017 at 9:59 pm / in Local News & Archive, North Wales Police

Caught on Camera: Lorry driver fined for Rhaullt Hill crash

Dashcam footage has been released of the moment a lorry driver crashed into a broken down car on the A55. Thomas Holland from Llangollen pleaded guilty to crashing his HGV into a Kio Sorento car at Rhuallt Hill last October. The crash left a grandmother, her daughter and two children from Huyton in hospital with injuries. Mold Crown Court heard Holland […]

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by / on March 20, 2017 at 5:50 pm / in Local News & Archive, North Wales Police

Three arrested in A55 drugs bust

Three people have been arrested after Class B drugs were found in a car travelling along the A55. Police made the discovery after they stopped the vehicle in Bodelwyddan at just after 8pm on Saturday night. A 35 year-old man from Pwllheli was found to be driving without insurance and with only an expired provisional licence. The three people from […]

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by / on March 3, 2017 at 10:16 pm / in Local News & Archive

Family’s tribute to Abergele road crash victim

The family of a woman killed in a three-vehicle crash in Abergele have described her as ”full of life and a real character”. 69 year-old Hilda Ann Blythin was knocked down in the collision involving two cars and an articulated lorry on Market Street on Thursday afternoon. The road was closed for over six hours following the crash. Mrs Blythin served […]

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by / on March 3, 2017 at 12:06 am / in Local News & Archive

Woman killed in three-vehicle Abergele crash

A woman has died after she was knocked down in a three vehicle crash in Abergele. Emergency services were called out to the junction with Water Street and Bridge Street after the collision involving an articulated HGV lorry, two cars and a female pedestrian at just after 3.20pm on Thursday afternoon. The woman – in her sixties – was pronounced […]

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by / on February 28, 2017 at 9:51 pm / in Local News & Archive

Police appeal after Bodelwyddan crash

Police are looking for witnesses after a two vehicle crash in Bodelwyddan. Officers say they are keen to find out how a silver Peugeot 306 convertible was being driven just before the collision at Ty Fry Lane at around 9pm on Monday night. The car described travelled along the A547 Abergele Road onto Ronaldsway before the crash occurred. No further […]

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


      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 18, 2017 at 8:49 pm / in Local News & Archive

A55 police chase: man in hospital after St George crash

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after a police chase on the A55 near Abergele. A silver BMW 3 series car overturned near junction 24 at St George at around 11.50am on Saturday morning. The westbound carriageway was closed between junctions 24 and 27 for over two hours after the crash. North Wales Police later confirmed that officers had […]

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by / on February 7, 2017 at 4:13 pm / in Local News & Archive

Eight arrests for weekend drink and drug driving

Police say two men were arrested for drink and drug driving in Denbighshire over the weekend. A 54 year-old man was charged with drink driving after he tested positive in St Asaph on Saturday – he will appear before magistrates in Llandudno on Monday 20th February. Meanwhile, a 30 year-old was arrested and bailed after testing positive for cocaine at […]

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