Post Tagged with: "prestatyn"

by / on July 6, 2017 at 11:14 am / in Local News & Archive

Prestatyn man caught drug smuggling in jail

A Prestatyn man has admitted trying to smuggle drugs into a Shropshire jail. Michael Bona (32) was put under observation by staff at HMP Stoke Heath near Market Drayton when he visited an inmate last December. Bona was later seen exchanging his shoes with the inmate – around 200 grams of methyl and eight tablets in packages were found along with […]

Read more ›
by / on June 28, 2017 at 3:35 pm / in Local News & Archive

Bank closures hit Prestatyn

  Banking giant Santander is to close its Prestatyn branch on Thursday – the third bank to shut in the town in a matter of weeks. It follows the closures of NatWest three weeks ago and the Yorkshire Building Society’s branch last month. Both banks also closed bases in Ruthin and Abergele respectively. Santander said the decision to close its […]

Read more ›
by / on June 23, 2017 at 1:50 pm / in Local Sport, Point FM Sport

Seasiders’ Welsh Premier fixtures released

Prestatyn Town’s return to the Welsh Premier League will begin with a North Wales Coast derby at Bastion Gardens. The Huws Gray Alliance champions, back in the top flight after two seasons, kick off the new season at home to Gap Connah’s Quay on Friday 11th August, followed eight days later by the visit of newly promoted Barry Town United. […]

Read more ›
by / on June 19, 2017 at 10:31 am / in Local News & Archive

Cheshire council to monitor Denbighshire CCTV

CCTV cameras in three Denbighshire towns will be monitored by council staff in Chester. The network covering Rhyl, Prestatyn and Rhuddlan has been run for the past year by a partnership. But Cheshire West and Chester Council will now take over monitoring after the pilot involving police and local councils was declared unsustainable. Feeds from 32 of the 80 cameras […]

Read more ›
by / on June 8, 2017 at 7:00 am / in Local News & Archive

Election 2017: North Wales Coast polls open

Voters across the North Wales Coast are heading to the polls today in the UK general election. In the Point FM area, thousands of people will be electing two MPs to serve the constituencies of the Vale of Clwyd and Clwyd West. The polls remain open until 10pm with counting taking place overnight. There are four candidates standing in the […]

Read more ›
by / on June 5, 2017 at 3:01 pm / in Local News & Archive

HGV ban for ‘rogue’ Prestatyn waste firm owners

A couple who ran a Prestatyn waste collection firm have been banned from running HGVs for 25 years. The Traffic Commissioner for Wales said Andrew and Elizabeth Hughes allowed drivers for ‘Wasteaters’ to use unsafe and uninsured lorries with serious defects, no tax or MOT. Nick Jones told a public inquiry that the owners had deliberately sustained illegal activity and […]

Read more ›
by / on June 2, 2017 at 7:00 am / in Local News & Archive

Prestatyn health hub opens

A new headquarters for Prestatyn’s primary healthcare service opens on Monday. The former Denbighshire County Council offices at Ty Nant is the new home for Healthy Prestatyn Iach, which replaced two surgeries in April last year. The Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board says services would move from the former Pendyffryn practice, but branch surgeries will kept open in Meliden, Fynnongroyw and Rhuddlan, where […]

Read more ›
by / on May 31, 2017 at 2:30 pm / in Local News & Archive

Councillor criticised over personal planning interest

A councillor criticised for failing to declare a personal interest in a planning issue will not face any further action. The Prestatyn Town Council member, who was not named, was accused of breaching a code of conduct after raising concerns about the impact of a potential development, which affected his own business. But the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales, Nick Bennett, […]

Read more ›
by / on May 22, 2017 at 2:16 pm / in Local News & Archive

Blue Flag and Green awards for North Wales beaches

Prestatyn Central’s beach has retained its Blue Flag status in this year’s Wales Coast Awards. The beach is among a record fifty sites in Wales – and the only one in Denbighshire – to receive the prestigious status for the highest water quality and safety. Two other beaches in the area – Sandy Cove in Kinmel Bay and Pensarn beach in […]

Read more ›
by / on May 19, 2017 at 11:21 am / in Local News & Archive

Missing Prestatyn woman found

A Prestatyn woman who went missing from her home has been found safe. A major search was launched after Tracey Chapman-Schneider disappeared on Thursday lunchtime. Specialist search teams and the North Wales Police helicopter were among those involved. The police control room in St Asaph reported that the 51 year-old had been found in the Prestatyn area in the early hours […]

Read more ›




69 queries in 2.047 seconds.