Conwy County, Wales Newswire

Conwy County, Wales Newswire

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  1. Tickets for Jess Glynne in North Wales are now on sale - here's how to get themRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    Earlier this week, it was announced that next year's Access All Eirias headliner would be none other than chart-topper Jess Glynne. The 29-year-old singing sensation will perform at Stadiwm Zip World in Colwyn Bay on Sunday, July 7 - and tickets went on sale at 10am today.

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  2. Multi-million pound drugs gang locked up for a massive 173 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    The gang which was sentenced following Operation Zeus. Left to right, top to bottom: Darren Myles, David Cuffin, Eric John Rowlands, Gareth Lee Hastie, Hayley Evans, James Andrew Hendry, Jay Glen Wesley Peeks, Jordan Ryan Peeks, Kelly Mercer, Lee Bamber, Lee Eastham Jones, Liam Joseph Roberts, Andrew James Aldred, Barry Lee Haigh, Ben Hayward, Cain Michael Jones, Christopher Bennett, Matthew Philip Jones, Nathan David Jeavons, Phillip John Scarisbrick, Richard Blake Williams, Shaun Kearns, Simon Paul Farrar, Thomas Middleton, William Oliver Carlisle and Zach Anthony Leuty.

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  3. The country's quietest railway station has been revealed - and it's in North WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    Sleepy Dolgarrog on the Conwy Valley line saw just 612 passengers stop in 2017/18, according to figures released by the Office of Road and Rail . In fact four of Wales' least busy stations are on the Conwy Valley line that runs from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno Junction.

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  4. The discussions on monthly bin collection plans the council doesn't want you to hearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    A meeting of the council's cabinet will look at different models for running the service when they meet in Ruthin on Tuesday. But unlike the rest of the meeting, which will be held in public, councillors will move to excluded the press and public from observing their discussions.

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  5. Marylebone Cricket Club Foundation Hub Enters Third Year at Rydal PenrhosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cricket World

    Rydal Penrhos School in Colwyn Bay will be the venue for the Marylebone Cricket Club Foundation Hub once again, which offers high-quality cricket coaching to talented children in the state school system, who have displayed the potential to become good cricketers. The MCC will fund three coaches for 25 two-hour sessions at the school for under 13 and 15 players, which equates to a session every week in the off season.

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  6. Dealers, storeman and taxi driver among the latest jailed for their part in huge drugs operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | IcNorthWales

    The nine people were all sentenced in North Wales today after being trapped by a police crackdown on drugs known as 'Operation Zeus' More members of a conspiracy to flood North Wales with cocaine on "an industrial scale" were jailed for a total of 50 years today . The eight men and one woman received sentences ranging from three years to six years and nine months following a two-year police sting called Operation Zeus.

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  7. Tributes paid to former Denbigh doctor who delivered more than 1,700 babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | IcNorthWales

    Dr Gwyn Thomas who died peacefully at home was described as a 'legend' and one of the town's 'great characters' Tributes have been paid to a third generation doctor and "one of Denbigh's great characters" who died peacefully at home. The 89-year-old delivered more than 1,700 babies at Denbigh Infirmary and became the third generation of his family to practice as a GP.

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  8. See how Rhyl's SC2 water park is shaping upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | IcNorthWales

    Slides and indoor play areas have been installed and the TAG Active obstacle course arena is being put in place Work is taking shape on Rhyl's 15m SC2 attraction with less than four months to go until it opens. Slides and indoor play areas have been installed inside the water park area and the frame of what will be Wales' first TAG Active obstacle course arena is being erected.

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  9. Ten jailed for almost 90 years for conspiracy to supply drugs on 'industrial scale'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | IcNorthWales

    Ten men are starting jail sentences totalling almost 90 years for supplying heroin and cocaine on what a judge branded an "industrial scale". They were responsible for substances and cutting agents that combined could potentially flood the region with class A drugs, primarily cocaine, worth more than 2m.

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  10. One of Wales's top foodie pubs has been bought by well known businessman - who lives next doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | IcNorthWales

    One of Wales's top pubs - that has been also been celebrated by Lonely Planet and the AA - has been bought by a local businessman. The 19th Century Kinmel Arms in St George, Abergele has won AA Wales Pub of the Year and established itself as one of the best eating places in North Wales.

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  11. A 1 Great Orme farmer in court over animal health chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | IcNorthWales

    Daniel Jones, who beat 2,500 other hopefuls to secure tenancy for just A 1, appeared before magistrates in Llandudno today Daniel Jones, 40, the tenant farmer of National Trust-owned Parc Farm on the headland, faces 20 counts including failing to dispose of five dead sheep and not stopping other animals getting to the carcasses. Jones is also accused of not notifying the authorities of sheep from other locations that had been taken onto the farm, a charge brought under the Animal Health Act.

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  12. Rare Royal Tern makes an appearance on AngleseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | IcNorthWales

    Bird Notes columnist Julian Hughes of RSPB Cymru reveals what birds have been spotted in the past week and lists 10 upcoming birding events A Monday lunchtime visit to Traeth Dulas, north of Moelfre , proved an excellent decision by Anglesey birder Tony White, who found a Royal Tern on the incoming tide. It flew out to sea but was refound at nearby Traeth Lligwy, enabling local birders to catch up with this mega sighting.

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  13. How men's drinking session ended with one of them brandishing knives in the streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | IcNorthWales

    A man who met another on a night out and invited him to his home to continue drinking ended up brandishing two knives at him in an early-morning street disturbance. Gary Turner, 33, who lived in a property on Coventry Drive in Rhyl at the time of the offence, had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of possessing a bladed article outside his home on February 14 this year.

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  14. Jenson Spellman and Emma Sillett reservoir deaths: Mother to be buried in ConwyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | BBC News

    The funeral of a woman who was found dead with her five-year-old son in a reservoir in Derbyshire is due to be held this week. They were retrieved from the water two days after Jenson's father John Spellman reported them missing from their home in Glossop.

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  15. See which current chart topper will be coming to Colwyn Bay for Access All EiriasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Evening Times

    One of the UK's hottest artists and current top five chart topper has been revealed as the headline act for Colwyn Bay's Access All Eirias 2019. Jess Glynne will be performing at Stadiwm Zip World in Colwyn Bay on July 7 next year and tickets go on sale from 10am on Friday.

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  16. Wild Horse Brewery can now produce this astonishing number of pintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | IcNorthWales

    Wild Horse Brewing Company, based in Llandudno, has increased its annual brewing capacity from 175,000 litres to 350,000 litres . It is part of a 134,000 capital investment project backed by Rural Business Investment Scheme grant funding from the Welsh Government Food Division and a loan from the Development Bank of Wales.

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  17. Jess Glynne announced as next year's Access All Eirias headliner ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | IcNorthWales

    The singing sensation will bring her unique sound to Stadiwm Zip World on Sunday, July 7 next year as part of the flagship annual event in Colwyn Bay . The chart topper holds the record for having the most UK number one singles by a British female solo artist.

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  18. Speedshear triumph in Te Kuiti for Llyr JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | The New Zealand Herald

    Young welsh shearer Llyr Jones wins the North King Country YFC Speedshear senior final in Te Kuiti on Saturday night. Photo / SSNZ Just two weeks in New Zealand and a win at Te Kuiti - as the sign says at the town's entrance: "Shearing Capital of the World.

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  19. Capital gain for young Welshman at Te Kuiti speedshearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Scoop

    Just two weeks in New Zealand and a win at Te Kuiti - as the sign says at the town's entrance: "Shearing Capital of the World. That's the lofty start to the season downunder for young Welsh shearer Llyr Jones, 20, who last night won the North King Country YFC Speedshear Senior final at the Riverside Lodge in Te Kuiti.

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  20. The photos which show part of Conwy Council's new A 38m HQ appears to be falling apart alreadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | IcNorthWales

    The controversial new building - which was only officially opened last month - could end up costing taxpayers more than A 100m Conwy Council's brand new 38m headquarters has already been hit by problems after pictures emerged appearing to show loose tiles on the building. Two of the building's tiles, which form part of the apex of the facility's roof, have apparently come loose with photos showing them hanging partially free from the building's edge.

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