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by / on July 7, 2017 at 2:08 pm / in Local News & Archive

Rhyl cafe manager’s death ‘avoidable’

An inquest into the death of a Rhyl cafe manager has returned a narrative verdict. Mike Juha from Dyserth was hit by a car on the Rhuddlan bypass while walking on the dual carriageway last September. The 36 year-old had been on a night out with friends but strayed from the group. The Ruthin hearing was told Mr Juha, who […]

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by / on July 1, 2017 at 11:23 am / in Local News & Archive

Consultation begins for new skatepark location and ideas in Rhyl

A consultation has begun on the future whereabouts of the new Rhyl Skate park after fears of it removal due to the plans for the new water park on Rhyl’s promenade. Back in October 2016 many residents and youths in Rhyl took to Facebook to vent their anger of the possible closure of the popular skate park, now council officials […]

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by / on June 28, 2017 at 4:04 pm / in Local News & Archive

The West Rhyl Marshals scheme returns to the streets of Rhyl

The long standing West Rhyl Marshals scheme, organised by PC Steve Edwards, is back engaging with local children in Rhyl for the 10th year running. The group was set up during the summer holidays back in 2008 with learning new skills and giving back to the community at the heart of the scheme. Funding has been provided by the High […]

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by / on June 23, 2017 at 10:11 am / in Local News & Archive

First phase of Rhyl’s Marina Quay complete

Work on the first phase of Rhyl’s new Marina Quay development has been completed. Four key brands – The Range, Farmfoods, Greggs and Poundworld – are set to open at the new £23.4 million development later in the summer. But fast food giant Burger King has pulled out – developers Scarborough International Properties said plans to open a branch had […]

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by / on June 22, 2017 at 1:21 pm / in Local News & Archive

New warehouse for St Asaph surveillance firm

A Denbighshire firm providing surveillance and targeting equipment for the Armed Forces has started work on building a new warehouse. In February, Qioptig won a £82 million contract with the Ministry of Defence to provide night-vision goggles, visors and weapon sights for the next six years. The company is now expanding its base at the St Asaph Business Park – the […]

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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 17, 2017 at 12:40 pm / in Local News & Archive

Swimming ban lifted after Afon Bach slurry leak

Up to a thousand fish are believed to have died after slurry leaked from a lagoon near the River Clwyd. The leak was discovered at a farm in the Afon Bach in Tremeirchion on Friday. Restrictions on swimming at two beaches in Rhyl have now been lifted following water tests by Natural Resources Wales. Denbighshire County Council had put signs […]

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by / on June 15, 2017 at 10:41 am / in Local News & Archive

Denbigh set to host 2020 Urdd Eisteddfod

A public meeting has unanimously backed plans to host the 2020 Urdd National Eisteddfod in Denbigh. Around 200 people attended a town hall meeting on Wednesday night after Urdd Gobaith Cymru announced it wanted to bring Europe’s biggest youth festival back to Denbighshire for the first time since Ruthin 2006. A formal invitation will now be made for the Urdd […]

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by / on June 6, 2017 at 3:48 pm / in Local News & Archive

New Rhyl Catholic school given councillors’ go ahead

Rhyl’s two Catholic schools will be closed and replaced by a new £24 million ”all through” school. Councillors voted on Tuesday to approve plans to replace Ysgol Mair and Blessed Edward Jones High – the new school, for three to 16 year-old pupils, is due to open in September 2019. A public consultation on the plans, launched in February, found only […]

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by / on May 29, 2017 at 7:44 am / in Regional News

Chester raid after Manchester Arena bombing

Embed from Getty Images Counter terrorism officers have raided a property in Chester in connection with last week’s Manchester terrorist attack. Cheshire Police said no arrests were made in the search at an undisclosed address early on Monday and there was no direct threat to the public. Patrols are being stepped up in the city to provide extra reassurance. Another […]

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