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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 […]

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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 16, 2017 at 6:28 am / in Local News & Archive

Nine years jail for St Asaph burglar

A St Asaph man who targeted a pensioner’s home and a pub in two break-ins has been jailed for nine years. Ynyr Ial Lewis previously denied aggravated burglary at the Rhyl home of a 72 year-old bed-ridden man with cancer and a burglary at The Harbour in Kinmel Bay. He changed his plea to guilty before he was due to […]

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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 8, 2017 at 3:42 pm / in Local News & Archive

Four men jailed for Mark Mason murder

Four Liverpool men have been jailed for the murder of Mark Mason in Rhyl. James Davies (20) of Stoneycroft will serve at least 25 years in prison after he was found guilty of killing the father-of-two outside a Home Bargains store last October. Jake Melia (21) from Aintree, who pleaded guilty to murder and wounding two other men, will serve […]

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by / on May 26, 2017 at 6:46 pm / in Local News & Archive

Four men face trial over Rhyl assault plot

Four men from Rhyl and Kinmel Bay will go on trial in the Autumn, accused of plotting to assault a man. One of the defendants, Jake Kiernan (24) from Brickfield Park, has admitted possessing a 12 bore pistol – but another, Paul Lewis (39) from Trefor Avenue, denies possessing the firearm and conspiring to cause grievous bodily harm to Damian […]

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by / on May 24, 2017 at 5:03 pm / in Local News & Archive

Rapist convicted of mistaken arson

A convicted rapist who went on the run after setting fire to a woman’s home has been found guilty of arson. Mold Crown Court heard Richard Pentraeth had tried to seek revenge on a witness who had given evidence against him in an earlier trial, only to find he had got the wrong address. The 64 year-old from Cheltenham had admitted […]

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by / on May 24, 2017 at 11:48 am / in Local News & Archive

Man found guilty of Mark Mason murder

A Liverpool man has been found guilty of the murder of Mark Mason. James Davies from Stoneycroft denied the fatal stabbing of the father-of-two outside Home Bargains last October – the 20 year-old was convicted unanimously by a jury following five days of deliberations at Mold Crown Court. Anthony Baines (30) from Kensington and Mark Ennis (30) from Walton were […]

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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 May 4, 2017 at 11:55 pm / in Local News & Archive

Mark Mason murder suspect gives evidence

One of the three Liverpool men on trial over the murder of a Rhyl man has told a jury he never chased fellow drug dealers – despite being repeatedly ‘ripped off’. Anthony Baines (31) of Kensington, who denies killing Mark Mason in the car park of Home Bargains last October, told Mold Crown Court he did not wish the father […]

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