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by / on April 29, 2017 at 3:24 pm / in Conwy News, Denbighshire News, Regional News

Ken Skates keen to explore further A55 improvements

Economy and Infrastructure Secretary, Ken Skates, has today commissioned a resilience study to identify possible further improvements to the A55. Recent years and months have seen the Welsh Government make significant improvements to the road but the Economy Secretary was keen to stress that more needs to be done in order for the road to best serve as a key […]

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by / on April 14, 2017 at 5:06 pm / in Regional News


Leading ferry company, Stena Line, is set for a cracking Easter on its Irish Sea routes with almost 90,000 people hopping onboard and upwards of 21,000 vehicles making journeys over the busy Easter period*.   Stena Line’s ships are more like modern-day hotels with lots to see and do, explained Diane Poole OBE, Head of PR and Communications, Stena Line:  […]

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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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by / on March 24, 2017 at 6:36 pm / in Regional News

£31.4m transport schemes for a connected, safe and active Wales

Economy Secretary Ken Skates has today announced £31.4 million of grants to local authorities across Wales for transport schemes to improve safety, create economic growth and promote active travel. The Local transport fund announcement made 22nd March confirmed the  allocation which comprises four different funds; £20 million through the Local Transport Fund, nearly £4 million from the Road Safety Capital Grant, £5.5 million […]

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by / on March 16, 2017 at 10:21 am / in Regional News

Denbighshire teenager dies after yacht fall

A teenager from Denbighshire has died after falling from a luxury yacht in Jamaica. Bethany Smith from Glyndyfrdwy, near Corwen fell from Germania Nova, a 196ft-long luxury schooner, while it was berthed in the town of Port Antonio on Tuesday. The 18 year-old died later in hospital from multiple injuries. Ms Smith left Wales in 2007 and began sailing around […]

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