Conwy, Wales Newswire

Conwy, Wales Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Conwy, Wales.

Results 1 - 20 of 727 in Conwy, Wales

  1. The Allotment [Conwy, Wales]Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | UKClimbing.com

    Short and fiercely steep routes in a unique situation - most of the rock is solid and some new route potential still exhists. The huge vegetated ledge below the crag is home to a massive seabird colony and the whole crag is therefore restricted during the nesting period.

    Comment?

  2. Share of A 80m North Wales Growth Bid could help tackle congestion in Wrexham town centre and A483Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Wrexham.com News

    A multi-million pound transport scheme will target heavy traffic at peak times on the most congested roads across the region - including in and around Wrexham town centre. As part of the North Wales Growth Bid, the A 80m programme aims to improve connectivity, reduce carbon footprint and complement Welsh Government investment in the region's road and rail networks.

    Comment?

  3. Welsh parents owe thousands in school dinner debtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | BBC News

    Parents in Wales owed more than A 400,000 in unpaid school dinner debts at the end of last year, figures have shown. Last month, Denbighshire Council defended its policy on dinner debts, after a single mother said she was threatened with referral to social services when she was late paying a A 13 bill.

    Comment?

  4. Inside Conwy Council's new state-of-the art A 35m officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | IcNorthWales

    Hundreds of staff will be moving in during the next couple of weeks pumping an estimated A 1m into the local economy The new state-of-the-art council offices in Colwyn Bay are as good or better than any to be found in Wales and the North West, according to the project manager. The 35m ultra modern building on Coed Pella Road is nearing completion with council staff expected to move in during the first week of November.

    Comment?

  5. Holidaymakers can now stay in a former station master's houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Daily Mail

    This is your next stop! Holidaymakers can now stay in a former station master's house right on a railway line for as little as A 9 per night The line outside the home is still open and station is a request stop on the branch line to Blaenau Ffestiniog Holiday home sleeps up to four people and costs A 252 per week meaning it can be A 9 per person per night A former station master's house next to a railway line could be just the ticket for holidaymakers who can rent the property from a little as A 9 per night. The Station House at Tal-y-Cafn is near Conwy in Wales and stands on the platform of the picturesque village railway station.

    Comment?

  6. "Life-changing" decision to return to university helps mum achieve dream careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Wrexham.com News

    A mum who returned to university to pursue a career in construction has secured her dream job and seen her designs become reality as part of prestigious project in her home town. Nichola Hilton, from Colwyn Bay, studied a BSc in Architectural Design Technology at Wrexham GlyndA r University after making the decision to return to study fourteen years after leaving school to help develop her career.

    Comment?

  7. North-south Wales flights cost taxpayers A 156 per passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | IcNetwork

    The cost is 23 per passenger higher than the figure recently given by the Welsh Government to the committee which scrutinises government spending. One Assembly Member said questions should be asked about the "excessive cost" of the service and the Government's transparency on that cost.

    Comment?

  8. Probe under way as fire ravages historic pubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Daily Echo

    North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said there were no casualties at the scene, close to a holiday village, as a joint investigation with police was launched. Six firefighting appliances, two water bowsers and an aerial ladder platform were used to tackle the blaze at the pub, which started at about 12.30am.

    Comment?

  9. Watch: UK storm makes waterfall go backwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | The New Zealand Herald

    Thousands of homes have been without power, roads shut and trains cancelled, as the UK continues to be battered by heavy downpours. The River Usk in south Wales burst its banks to block off one road and the main A40 was also cut off by storms.

    Comment?

  10. More Storm Callum misery sees boats overturned, uprooted trees, landslides and 14 flood alertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | IcNorthWales

    The heavy rain, which saw the Met Office issue a yellow weather warning helped fill the region's already swollen rivers causing 14 flood alerts across the region. The rain, coupled with gale forced gusts saw a catamaran overturned in the Menai Strait and landslides in Bethesda and Bala.

    Comment?

  11. The North Wales Express defies bad weather to visit regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | IcNorthWales

    Hundreds still turned out despite the grim conditions to catch a glimpse of the train pulled by a classic diesel loco Network Rail ordered the closure of the Conwy Valley line from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog because of the effects of Storm Callum. Leading the train was a locomotive that was Class 40 D213 Andiana which was once a regular visitor to the line.

    Comment?

  12. Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 12 Oct 2018Read the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | The First Post

    Theresa May was forced to summon members of her Brexit "war cabinet" yesterday to try to build support for her EU exit plans. Some senior ministers are reported to be increasingly concerned that the prime minister is set to agree backstop customs arrangements with no time limits, in order to avoid a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic.

    Comment?

  13. Sandbags a 'forlorn hope' to stop Gwydir Castle floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | BBC News

    Volunteers have been helping the owners of one of Wales' finest Tudor homes to build a 300m sandbag defence to help prevent further flood damage. Peter Welford and his wife Judy Corbett have spent nearly 25 years restoring the Grade I listed 16th Century Gwydir Castle, near Llanrwst in the Conwy Valley.

    Comment?

  14. Storm Callum: More rain set to bring further disruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | BBC News

    Storm Callum is set to continue causing disruption across parts of south Wales which have been left saturated in the last 24 hours. A number of flood warnings have also been issued, with more than 30 further flood alerts after power cuts, travel chaos and damage to property on Friday.

    Comment?

  15. Storm Callum wreaks day of havoc in North Wales as winds batter regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | IcNorthWales

    Storm Callum has wreaked havoc across North Wales with severe winds shutting major roads including the A55 and leaving dozens of homes without power. A gust of 86mph was recorded at Capel Curig at 4pm, making North Wales the windiest place in the UK.

    Comment?

  16. Live in Caernarfon and lose your trampoline during Storm Callum? We might have found itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | IcNorthWales

    School closures, trees blocking roads and even trampolines being blown onto cars have been the order of the day as Storm Callum hit North Wales. The yellow weather warnings for wind and rain from the Met Office indicated that the adverse conditions would start at around 3am this morning.

    Comment?

  17. When and where Storm Callum will hit bringing 50mph winds and risk of flooding to North WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | IcNorthWales

    The Met Office have issued a yellow wind warning for tomorrow in the western counties of Conwy , Gwynedd and the Isle of Anglesey , while yellow rain warnings have also been issued for tomorrow and Saturday, in all areas of North Wales, other than Flintshire . The stormy conditions are due to start at around 3am tomorrow morning and are set to continue right through Saturday night.

    Comment?

  18. Poster urges council not to build 'awful sign' in Colwyn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | IcNorthWales

    A poster pleading with council officers not to "waste money" by erecting an "awful sign" has divided opinion in Colwyn Bay. The creator of the hand-drawn sign put up where a huge stone installation spelling out the word 'Colwyn' will stand, said it will "look stupid."

    Comment?

  19. Conwy councillor issues defence of new A 35m HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | BBC News

    New A 35m offices for a council that is cutting bin collections to once a month have been defended by a councillor. The council faces a A 15m budget gap and a possible 11% council tax rise.

    Comment?

  20. Holidaymakers can now stay in a former station master's house for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Daily Mail

    The line outside is still open and the station is a request stop on the branch line between Blaenau Ffestiniog Holiday home sleeps up to four people and costs A 252 per week meaning it can be A 9 per person per night A former station master's house next to a railway line could be just the ticket for holidaymakers who can rent the property from a little as A 9 per night. The Station House at Tal-y-Cafn is near Conwy in Wales and stands on the platform of the picturesque village railway station.

    Comment?