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Beach plastic targeted by new sticker campaign

A new campaign has been launched to encourage beachgoers to pick up plastic. Hundreds of stickers will be seen on signs and litter bins along the Anglesey coastline as part of the push towards a ‘plastic free’ island. Last February, Anglesey Council backed a campaign by two environmental groups, ‘Surfers Against Sewage’ and ‘Save Our Rivers’, […]

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Travelling food feast comes to Anglesey

Food makers from North West Wales are teaming up with local musicians for a summer of travelling feasts. The Movable Feast is a series of family events offering a mix of entertainment and the best of local produce from over 50 food and drinks producers around the region. The first of five events on Anglesey […]

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Man rescued from Rhosneigr beach

Rescue teams have airlifted a man to hospital after he was found on the beach at Rhosneigr. Holyhead Coastguard said it was called out at just before 7.55pm on Tuesday evening amid concerns about a man who had been in the water. The RNLI crew from Trearddur Bay was called out along with the coastguard […]

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Local sports results: 06.05.2018 – 07.05.2018

FOOTBALL Huws Gray Alliance Porthmadog 1-1 Flint Town United (Porthmadog: Joe Chaplin 21′) Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division One Barmouth & Dyffryn United 2-1 Llandudno Albion (Barmouth and Dyffryn: Carl Ryan 8′, Paul Lewis 77′) Mynydd Llandegai 2-2 Greenfield (Mynydd Llandegai: Andrew Barker 24′, Kerion Jones 49′) Nantlle Vale 1-1 Llanrwst United (Nantlle Vale: Rhys […]

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Motorcyclist killed in Bala crash

A man has died after his motorcycle collided with a car in Bala. The crash occurred on the A494 at around 3.10pm on Monday afternoon (7th May). Police say the family of the motorcyclist – a 57 year-old from Wrexham – have been informed, but no further details are available. Sergeant Nicola Grimes-Williams said: ”We […]

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Local sports results: 04.05.2018 – 06.05.2018

FOOTBALL Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division One Barmouth & Dyffryn United 0-4 Penrhyndeudraeth (Penrhyndeduraeth: Meilir Williams 27’/41′, Ben Jones 66′, Huw Quaeck 71′) Nantlle Vale 2-1 Llandudno Albion (Nantlle Vale: Rhys Williams 23′, Aaron Griffiths 71′) St Asaph City 2-4 Llanrug United (Llanrug: Allan Mark Owen 11’/48′, Luke Phillips 50′, Joni Sadler 78′) Trearddur Bay […]

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Welsh Wiki builds on Anglesey history

Anglesey historians are being invited to help an project involving Wikipedia. WiciMôn is aimed at documenting the island’s past and present by creating articles on the Welsh language version of the online open encyclopedia. As part of the Menter Iaith Môn project, sixth form pupils from Llangefni High School have been trained to create content […]

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Drugs courier jailed for eighteen months

A man caught trying to bring cocaine onto Anglesey has been jailed for eighteen months. James Newton from Liverpool was stopped and searched by police in Benllech while driving with his elderly father last August. The 57 year-old from Old Swan admitted possessing cocaine with intent to supply. Caernarfon Crown Court heard Newton, an unemployed […]

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Missing woman found dead on Glyder Fawr

A woman who went missing on a mountain peak in the Ogwen Valley has been found dead. A mountain rescue team discovered the body of a hiker from an upper cliff on Glyder Fawr at around 9am on Friday morning (4th May). It’s believed she slipped and fell while walking alone – she was reported […]

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Caernarfon dispersal order against anti-social youths

Police in Caernarfon will be allowed to send youths home this weekend in a bid to tackle a spike in anti-social behaviour. A 48 hour dispersal order has been granted following several incidents this week involving youths climbing onto rooftops in the town centre and causing criminal damage. The order means anyone under the age […]

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