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Local sports results: 06.07.2018 – 07.07.2018

FOOTBALL Pre-season friendlies Bodedern Athletic 2-2 Amlwch Town (Friday night) Caergybi 7-2 Bethesda Athletic Holyhead Hotspur 4-1 Sheffield United U23s Porthmadog 2-0 Llangefni Town Trearddur Bay United 4-1 Aberffraw (Friday night) CRICKET North Wales Cricket League Premier Division Gresford: 120 all out (40.4 overs) Bangor: 122-7 (35.5 overs) – top scorer: David Winter (45), wickets: […]

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Wife killer found dead in jail

A man who murdered his estranged wife in Bangor has been found dead in prison. The Ministry of Justice said Paul Jordan died in custody at HMP Altcourse in Liverpool on Friday (6th July). Jordan, a former BT worker and school governor from Y Felinheli, was serving at least fourteen years in jail for stabbing […]

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CCTV appeal after ‘violent’ Menai Bridge assault

Police want to speak to two men following a violent attack in Menai Bridge last month. The assault occurred on Uxbridge Square at around 9.30pm on Saturday 2nd June. CCTV pictures have been released of the men, both of whom are believed to be living on Anglesey and part of the farming community. No further […]

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Cligwyn gorse fire ‘may be deliberate’

Fire chiefs say it’s possible that a major gorse fire near Carmel may have been started deliberately. Crews are still at Mynydd Cligwyn dampening down the fire, which was a mile-long at its height after it broke out at just before 6pm on Monday evening (2nd July). Fifteen properties were evacuated and four people were […]

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Rhun ap Iorwerth launches Plaid leadership bid

Ynys Môn AM Rhun ap Iorwerth has launched his bid for the Plaid Cymru leadership. After weeks of speculation, the former broadcaster and journalist has confirmed he will challenge incumbent Leanne Wood, triggering a leadership contest this summer. Carmarthen East and Dinefwr AM Adam Price has also confirmed he will allow his name to go […]

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Brexit talks warning against customs ‘red tape’

Anglesey Council has warned ”increased barriers and red tape” between Wales and Ireland will ”not benefit anyone” after Brexit. It follows talks in Dublin between a group of island delegates and top officials, including the former Lord Mayor and Owen Keegan, the city council’s chief executive. Both groups said there was a consensus that new […]

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Woman arrested in hospital baby deaths probe

An investigation into the suspicious deaths of seventeen babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital involves families from North Wales. Cheshire detectives have arrested a female healthcare worker on suspicion of eight murders and six attempted murders at the neonatal unit between March 2015 and July 2016. The investigation, launched in May last year, is […]

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Tribute to ‘loving son’ killed in A470 crash

A Staffordshire teenager killed in a head-on crash near Dolgellau has been named by police. Ryan Craddock (18) from Cannock died when the black Seat Ibiza car he was driving struck a lorry on the A470 near the Cross Foxes Inn at around 5.15pm on Sunday evening. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Two […]

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Mynydd Cligwyn gorse fire: 15 homes evacuated

Fifteen houses have been evacuated as crews tackle a mile-long gorse fire on Mynydd Cilgwyn. Around 40 firefighters have been called out to deal with the fire which broke out at just before 6pm on Monday evening. Four people from evacuated properties in Carmel have been taken by Gwynedd County Council officers to a rest […]

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Local sports results: 30.06.2018 – 01.07.2018

CRICKET North Wales Cricket League Premier Division Bangor: 245-5 (50 overs) – top scorer: David Winter (88), wickets: Nadeem Rehman (3-32) Llandudno: 139 all out (46 overs) Bangor win by 106 runs Pwllheli: 181-9 (50 overs) – top scorer: Chris Moore (62), wickets: Adam Williams (2-19) Menai Bridge: 185-5 (39.3 overs) – top scorer: Dion […]

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