Denbighshire County, Wales Newswire

Denbighshire County, Wales Newswire

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  1. Hawkes Bay Shearer Rowland Smith Smashes World RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Finishing at 4am today NZST, the 30-year-old father-of-two shore 644 romney and crossbred ewes in eight hours at Trefranck Farm, near St Clether, in Cornwall, beating the previous record of 605 set by Invercargill shearer Leon Samuels in Southland on February 20 this year. It was the latest in a string of World shearing records in the family, including the ultimate record of 731 ewes in nine hours by Matthew Smith at Tefranck on July 26 last year.

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  2. Body Found In Burton In 1971 Is Not Missing Llangollen ManRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wrexham.com News

    Police have said the body of a man found beside the River Trent in Staffordshire in 1971 is not that of missing John Henry Jones from Llangollen. Following familial DNA testing, John Henry Jones, who went missing from Trevor, near Llangollen, in November 1970, has now been eliminated from enquiries.

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  3. Mystery murder man not John Henry Jones of Llangollen, DNA showsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BBC News

    An unidentified body found buried in a shallow grave 46 years ago is not a missing man from Denbighshire, detectives have said. His family came forward after the reconstructed face of a man found buried in Staffordshire in 1971 was shown on the BBC's Crimewatch.

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  4. Love Island party to be held in Denbigh tonight in support of 'favourite' islander Amber DaviesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Rhyl Journal

    The Love Island Final Party, to be held at The Plas Pigot Country Club, will take place in the function room from 8pm. The final of the series will be shown on the big screen.

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  5. Lower Voting Age & Electronic Voting Feature in Radical Plans to Shake-up Council ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Wrexham.com News

    Lowering the voting age, electronic votes and new locations for polling stations all feature as part of radical proposals to shake-up council elections in Wales. The proposals, which form part of a 12 week consultation on electoral reform, were announced by Cabinet Secretary for Local Government, Mark Drakeford last week as part of a bid to make voting more accessible and easier to be entitled to vote in Wales.

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  6. Wales Go 2-0 up in Shearing Four-Test Series in WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scoop

    New Zealand will have to wait at least another year for a shearing series win over Wales in Wales after losing the first two tests of a four-test series on their CP Wool UK tour. While Wales has never beaten New Zealand in a shearing test in New Zealand, new World champion John Kirkpatrick and stand-in team member Jack Fagan saw their hopes of the first black-singlets series win in Wales since 2011 disappear when beaten by Welsh World championships representatives Gwion Lloyd Evans and Ian Jones in the second match at the Lampeter Shears.

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  7. Wrexham Meditation GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wrexham.com News

    Three meditations, including a body scan and mindfulness of breathing, led by an accredited mindfulness teacher.

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  8. Looking For Something To Do In Wrexham Over The Summer Holidays? Activity Booklet Now AvailableRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wrexham.com News

    The summer holidays are finally here and with six weeks ahead, you may be looking for children's activities taking place across Wrexham. Wrexham's Family Information Service have pulled together a booklet of events and activities taking place across the county borough and beyond for your use.

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  9. Fugitive could be on the run in North WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    A man who skipped court while a jury deliberated his fate at the end of a trial could be in Colwyn Bay or Rhyl, according to police. North Wales Police have issued a photo of Gary Holding, 57 from Blackpool, and asked the public to be on the lookout for him.

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  10. Shearing: Wales go 2-0 up over NZRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    New Zealand'will have to wait at least another year for a shearing series win over Wales in Wales after losing the first two tests of a four-test series on their CP Wool UK tour. While Wales has never beaten New Zealand in a shearing test in New Zealand, new World champion John Kirkpatrick and stand-in team member Jack Fagan saw their hopes of the first black-singlets series win in Wales since 2011 disappear when beaten by Welsh World championships representatives Gwion Lloyd Evans and Ian Jones in the second match at the Lampeter Shears.

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  11. Half of councils hold Christian prayers before meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Five councils do not have them, but 13 pray before the formal start so it is not classed as an agenda item. The National Secular Society said councils "shouldn't be clubs for Christians" but the Church in Wales said prayer or reflection "could be hugely beneficial".

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  12. Shearing: NZ go down to Wales in first testRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New Zealand Herald

    Jack Fagan, second right, was the top performing individual in the CP Wool UK tour test at the Cothi Shears. Photo/File New Zealand has been beaten in the first of four shearing tests in Wales despite a gallant effort by test match rookie and late substitute Jack Fagan.

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  13. Engineers Celebrate 200th Anniversary of Llantysilio Chain BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Denbighshire Free Press

    The Chain Bridge in Llantysilio, near Llangollen, has been recognised by the Institution of Civil Engineers Wales Cymru to celebrate its global historical importance and its bicentenary. The plaque commemorates the bridge's role in the development of the suspension chain bridge as the first road suspension bridge in the UK and that it has the oldest surviving eye-bar link chains in the world.

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  14. Hit-and-run driver jailed for three years after striking promising sportsman near LlangollenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Denbighshire Free Press

    An accomplished sportsman who hoped to become a professional rugby player had been left in a wheelchair following a horrific hit and run. Shaun Hayden Poole, 35, of Y Gamer in Glyn Ceiriog, was jailed for three years and banned from driving for five and a half years after he admitted causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

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  15. Chef Tim cooks up a treat for the starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Wannacott after a chance meeting while BBC One show Bargain Hunt was being filmed in Shrewsbury, and he's also served former singer and TV presenter Connie Fisher, plus TV chef Ainsley Harriott, and Nathaniel Parker who used to play Inspector Lynley in the TV crime series. said: "One of the regular presenters, Eric Knowles, is a particular fan of my food and loves the spiciest stuff.

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  16. A 200,000 appeal to preserve railway stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A community group will launch an appeal to raise 200,000 to preserve Grade Two Listed buildings at Gobowen Railway Station. The Gobowen Area Improvement Group entered the buildings on the north-bound platform for the first time in more than a decade last week and are already seeking tradespeople to help bring them back to life.

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  17. Family of Seaham soldier win right to fresh inquest into his tragic death at controversial barracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Chronicle Live

    Geoff Gray was just 17 when he was found with two gunshot wounds at the notorious Deepcut Barracks in 2001 The family of North East soldier who died at Deepcut Barracks have won the right to apply for a fresh inquest. Private Geoff Gray, from Seaham, County Durham , was just 17 when he was found with two gunshot wounds to his head on September 17 2001.

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  18. In Bloom judges call at Chirk stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Border Counties Advertizer

    Wales in Bloom judges visited Chirk station last week to scope out this years' entry for the competition, organised by Friends of Chirk Station. John Woods, a judge and vice chairman of Wales in Bloom arrived by train along with fellow judge Shona Carle to assess the station for another possible 'Outstanding' in the Royal Horticultural Society It's Your Neighbourhood Awards 2017.

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  19. NZ Shearer Rowland Smith Attempts a World Record in WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Scoop

    New Zealand shearer and former World champion Rowland Smith is preparing for one of the busiest times of his life with a World record attempt and two test matches against Wales in just six days.

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  20. The big clean up begins at homes, schools and hospitals hit by flash floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | IcNorthWales

    An inch of rain fell in an hour wreaking havoc across the region with storm water even entering Glan Clwyd operating theatres The torrential downpours, which saw an inch of rain fall in an hour, wreaked havoc with even operating theatres at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd being inundated with water. Denbighshire and Conwy were the worst affected areas with roads closed, schools and leisure centres shut and hospitals and a GP surgery flooded.

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