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4 hrs ago | North Wales Chronicle

North Wales jobs at risk as Phones 4U enters administration

RETAIL staff in North Wales face an uncertain future after a major mobile phone retailer entered administration. Phones 4U called in administrators PwC on Monday and closed 700 of its stores across the UK, including its branches in Llandudno, Bangor, Colwyn Bay, Caernarfon, Rhyl and Prestatyn.

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8 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Caught on camera: Can you help identify these people?

North Wales Police have released a selection of CCTV stills in the hope of jogging the memories of people who may have witnessed the 22 offences committed between May and August this year. In picture 1, a man in a red hat is being sought in connection with a shoplifting offence at Asda in Sand Street, Pwllheli , on August 13. A theft at the Co-op in Lower Denbigh Road, St Asaph , on May 22 has sparked the release of picture 2, with officers keen to trace a man wearing a blue T-shirt.

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12 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

North Wales Fire Service look to recruit more part-time 'retained firefighters'

See a video where firefighters tell why they love their job by 'making a difference' and how easy it is to sign up North Wales Fire and Rescue Service has extended the deadline for applications for its campaign to recruit more part-time "retained firefighters". The campaign was due to close last week but it will now remain until October 6 with applications in some areas, such as Betws y Coed , Corwen, Denbigh, Tywyn, Chirk , Llangefni and Aberdyfi, described as "low".

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12 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Alan Batten named as motorcyclist killed in A5104 Bryneglwys crash

A motorcyclist killed when his machine collided with an oncoming car at Bryneglwys, near Corwen , last week has been named as Alan Batten, of Hooker Street, Northwich. Mr Batten, 55, was riding along the A5104 when he was involved in a collision with a Toyota Yaris.

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16 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

LOOK: Bus shelter, scout hut, and pub among 20 'eyesore' sites in Denbighshire

A bus shelter, a pub, a former scout hut and a listed printworks are all on a list of twenty sites officially designated as 'eyesores'. The list, compiled by Denbighshire county council, includes 10 properties in Rhyl, though one of them, one of the oldest houses in the town in Pendyffryn Road, is already being redeveloped.

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16 hrs ago | Newsday

Patient left in hot vehicle 'faints'

A 77-year-old patient with diabetes claims he fainted after being left in an ambulance car outside a hospital for 20 minutes in hot temperatures. The Welsh Ambulance Service says it is concerned about the way John Richards from Old Colwyn was being cared for after a hospital appointment.

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20 hrs ago | Wrexham.com News

Cyclists Raise Thousands In Aid Of Splash Community Trust

Lots of police activity around Bellevue Park / Ruthin Rd by the graveyard at the moment - area taped off & lots of police cars attending. @wrexham at least three police cars and a couple motorbikes escorting a car in the Trevor basin area, any idea what's going on? North Wales Police have released their latest batch of 'Caught On CCTV' in Wrexham images: wrexham.com/news/caught-caa Someone called Ben on BBC2 TV show Two Tribe now - he just said he collects memorabilia from his local football club Wrexham FC! @wrexham @wrexham History @wrexham love seeing how wrexham used to look on the old and new here's my.latest image :) PIC: Report of incident on 'posthouse' r'about top of A483.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Rhyl Journal

Prestatyn bowls centre set to re-open in October

A BOWLS centre which has been closed since March will re-open its doors next month. Denbighshire Council took over the running of the North Wales Bowls Centre after Clwyd Leisure Ltd, the management company responsible for the centre, went into administration and for some time its future was in doubt.

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Denbighshire Free Press

Controversial windfarm at Clocaenog Forest is approved by UK Government

In making his decision Mr Davey acknowledged that there some properties in the area would have a significant change to their views butt hat the in the public interest the project should go ahead. There has been a campaign against the wind farm and there are more concerns about planned pylons to service the wind farm.

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Andover Advertiser

UK temperatures set to soar

After a disappointingly cool and wet August, warm weather coming northwards from the Mediterranean is set to send temperatures rocketing over the coming week. Forecasters predict sunshine will bathe large parts of the UK over the next few days, with temperatures in the South and West reaching 25C or even 26C .

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IcNetwork

Scottish independence referendum: Will Welsh MPs face a ban on voting ...

Sir Menzies Campbell has warned it may become "unsustainable" for "people like me" to keep voting on England-only laws Today there is no ban on MPs from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland voting on health and education in England Welsh MPs can expect new demands for them to stop voting on England-only laws in the wake of Thursday's independence referendum. Former Liberal Democrat leader and Scottish MP Sir Menzies Campbell has warned it would be "unsustainable" for MPs from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to continue voting on laws focused on England if their devolved legislatures gain new powers.

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IcNorthWales

Hundreds walk in memory of Tesni Edwards to raise money for Wales Air Ambulance

Sponsored walkers set out in memory of teenager and traced a 14-mile route around her school to raise money for the all-Wales charity Hundreds of people joined the parents and classmates of teenager Tesni Edwards on a sponsored walk organised in her memory. They traced the 14-mile route popular Tesni went to school at Ysgol Dinas Bran in Llangollen , from Cynwyd, near Corwen, to raise cash for the Wales Air Ambulance.

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Border Counties Advertizer

Oswestry knife attack man jailed

Kristopher John Jenkins was sentenced at Shrewsbury Crown Court after he admitted threatening Margaret Elizabeth Edwards with a 10-inch kitchen knife on the disused railway line between Black Gate Street and Bridgeman Road and assault causing actual bodily harm during the same incident on October 10, last year.

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IcNorthWales

More than 2,000 riders take to the roads in Etape Cymru 2014

Etape Cymru proves a major draw once again with Welsh rugby legend Gareth Thomas having a crack at the route More than 2,000 cyclists took to roads on Denbighshire and Wrexham yesterday for one of the region's toughest road events. Before the event start at 7am he said: "It's a great route, I'm looking forward to all the scenery, but it'll be pretty tough going, especially Horseshoe Pass.

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Denbighshire Free Press

Major redevelopment of HM Stanley Hospital site approved

The development will see the the old hospital building being renovated and the building of 52 houses and 33 sheltered apartments. Goronwy Owen, land procurement and development manager at Pure Residential and Commercial, developers of the site, said: "Obviously we are very pleased by the decision and the amount of support we received from councillors indicates just how important it is to get this site developed.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Rhyl Journal

Rhyl man 'threatened to cut off man's ear and make him eat it'

Following that terrifying incident which was over an alleged drugs debt, he was involved in a separate street robbery at Rhyl the following day. Fleming, 24, of Gwynfryn Avenue in Rhyl, was jailed for 26 months when he appeared at Mold Crown Court today .

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BBC News

Disruption possible in cycle race

Organisers claim the "majority" of A roads in Denbighshire and Wrexham will remain open, but traffic management is in place in some areas. This year's race, which was due to start at 07:00 BST, is a "closed-road" event which starts and finishes in Bangor-on-Dee, taking in some of Wrexham and Denbighshire's most scenic routes on the way.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

IcNetwork

Couple drugged 15-year-old babysitter for sexual kicks

The boy, aged 15, was given drugs and was pressured to having sex with 47-year-old's much younger partner A couple who gave their 15-year-old babysitter drugs and then involved him in their sex lives have been warned they face imprisonment. Taxi driver man John Ford, 47, incited the teenage boy to have sex with his much younger partner, former chip shop worker Nicola Mason, 24, and watched as the two had intercourse.

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Rhyl Journal

Denbighshire councillors approve significant budget proposals

PLANS to shave around 4.6 million from council budgets in Denbighshire have been approved. Councillors approved a package of cuts at a meeting earlier this week and a number of proposals identified by individual services to save the authority were discussed.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Denbighshire Free Press

North Wales Police officers conquer Three Peaks Challenge

St Asaph-based public protection officers DI Lisa Surridge, DS Neil Coppack, DCs Ian Davies and Chris Carpenter with custody Sergeant Tom Prytherch were driven by non-police friend Tim Griffiths for what was to be a very challenging experience. In atrocious weather the intrepid officers closed the mini-bus door in St Asaph and set off on the long journey to Fort William, Scotland, to the foot of Ben Nevis.

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