Conwy, Wales Newswire

Conwy, Wales Newswire

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  1. Llandudno street's broken pavements 'need repairing'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BBC News

    Cracked and broken pavements need to be repaired in a seaside resort's shopping centre to try to prevent people tripping, a report has said. The condition of the pavements on Mostyn Street in Llandudno has prompted concern that Conwy council could be at risk of claims from injured people.

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  2. Storm Deirdre brings freezing rain and icy blasts to North WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    She is bringing 'rare' freezing rain to North Wales today and tomorrow, as gales and cold wintry weather batter large parts of the UK. A yellow weather warning has been issued for Gwynedd , Conwy , Denbighshire , Flintshire and Wrexham by the Met Office for snow and ice, with the public warned of possible disruption and dangers if they are out and about.

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  3. The North Wales town that's a UK drink-drive hotspotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    A town in North Wales has one of the UK's highest drink-drive conviction rates, according to new data. A review of six million car insurance quotes over the last 12 months found for every 1,000 drivers in the Conwy town, an average of 1.51 have been convicted of driving over the legal limit.

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

    Thursday Dec 13 | 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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  5. The discussions on monthly bin collection plans the council doesn't want you to hearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. The tragic day a train plunged into the sea near Conwy after a storm tore the railway line apartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | IcNorthWales

    In the latest in our Events That Shook North Wales series, we look back at the horrific events of January 12, 1899 at Penmaenbach Storms have lashed the North Wales coast for centuries and natural phenomena take no account of developments made by man. The Victorian railway builders engineered railways to run along the flattest land possible and this is often close to the sea.

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  10. Major road into Cardiff left under water as heavy rain and flooding hits WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | IcNetwork

    Heavy rain overnight and early on Friday morning caused travel delays and saw several roads being flooded. There were also several serious accidents.

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  11. 'Chaos' at health board means it doesn't even know how ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | IcNorthWales

    North Wales' health board is in "organisational chaos" and doesn't know how many enhanced care at home places it currently funds, says an AM. Plaid Cymru 's Llyr Gruffydd made the damning assessment after receiving a response to a Freedom of Information request lodged with Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board by his office.

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  12. Flooding in Conwy county after days of torrential rain sees river burst its banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | IcNorthWales

    The River Conwy has burst its banks in the Llanrwst area after torrential downpours hammered the region in recent days. Gwydyr Park, which runs alongside the river, has been completely flooded by the river, with water rising towards the bottom of the Pont Fawr bridge.

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  13. St David's Hospice in major expansion to stop 'postcode lottery' in end of life careRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | IcNorthWales

    A hospice is on course to open a 500,000 satellite unit that will create 15 jobs and provide vital end-of-life care for patients in isolated areas of north west Wales. St David's Hospice plans to unveil the new four-bed inpatient complex in 2019, with building work set to start next April at a converted ward at Penrhos Stanley Community Hospital, Holyhead.

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  14. Natural Resources Wales issues seven flood alerts as wet and windy conditions continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | IcNorthWales

    Natural Resources Wales is warning people across the region to be aware of the risk of flooding as rain continues to hit North Wales. The Met Office is also warning that strong winds will batter the region through the day and into the night.

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  15. Calls to give locals priority for social care as Conwy struggles with ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | IcNorthWales

    Labour's Chris Hughes said Conwy was struggling to cope with "massive increases in older people" moving to the area. He spoke at a meeting of the county council's finance scrutiny committee where it was revealed the social care budget had a overspend of 3m.

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  16. Conwy 'retirement area' pressure on care service claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | BBC News

    A social care crisis may force a council to look at how long people have lived locally when considering support, Labour councillors have said. Conwy's social services are facing an overspend of A 3m on a budget of A 60m, the finance scrutiny committee heard.

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  17. Biker whose leg was left like this by crash 'denied justice' on day of trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | IcNorthWales

    Cameron Parry turned up at court but was told that the case was being dropped moments before it was due to start A mechanic left seriously injured in a crash feels he was denied justice when a case against the woman charged over the incident was dropped moments before it was due to start. A 65-year-old woman from Penmaenmawr was charged by the police for driving without "due care and attention", following the crash on the Sychnant Pass, in Conwy, on July 6. But when the case got to court, Cameron Parry was told there was on longer a realistic prospect of conviction and the case was dropped.

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  18. Plan for 100 new homes ... but not one of them will be 'affordable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | IcNorthWales

    One hundred and 15 new homes could be built on the site of the former residence of Lord Colwyn in Colwyn Bay. A pre-planning application has been submitted by Bluebay Homes Ltd and Coastal Homes Ltd to provide homes of varying size on the 5.4 hectare site,which is in a conservation area.

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  19. Bodnant Welsh Food Centre bought by businessmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | BBC News

    Bodnant Food Centre was opened in 2012, but the A 6.5m venture was put up for sale after suffering "unsustainable losses" The Bodnant Welsh Food Centre in Conwy, north Wales, went into administration in October - six years after being opened by Prince Charles. Mr Reynolds said he wanted "to have the business up and running again as soon as possible" and all weddings booked at the centre would go ahead.

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  20. Kids' hospice, a school and the Taxman among hundreds of creditors owed millions by BodnantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | IcNorthWales

    Bodnant closes its today doors with debts of over A 11m, owing everything from A 9m to a director to A 26 to some school kids A kids' hospice, a school and the Taxman are among hundreds of creditors owed millions of pounds by Bodnant Welsh Food Centre. Ty Gobaith is owed over a thousand pounds, whilst Ysgol San Sior , in Llandudno, who supplied eggs to the farm shop is owed 26. But the biggest creditor by far, according to paperwork sent to individuals and companies owed money by the Furnace Farm Ltd, which ran the site, is owner-director Michael McClaren, who is listed as being owed more than 9.6m by the company.

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