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Man admits unprovoked attack at bus stop

An unemployed man has pleaded guilty to carrying out an unprovoked attack at a bus stop in Bangor. Sion Derfel Jones from Bethesda admitted punching and kicking 61 year-old Richard Morgan at the Bethesda stop on Ffordd Gwynedd last month. He also breached a criminal behaviour order. Mr Morgan was waiting for his bus home from […]

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Urgent call for more foster families

There’s been an urgent call for more Anglesey families to become foster carers. Anglesey Council says there’s a particular need for families on the island to care for older children and teenagers. The appeal coincides with Foster Care Fortnight, which ends on Sunday. According to the charity The Fostering Network, another 550 families across Wales […]

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Man jailed for Holyhead burglary

A Warwickshire man has been jailed for breaking into a woman’s house in Holyhead. Lloyd Cooper from Nuneaton pleaded guilty to attempting to steal a TV set from the home of Kelly Fleming last November. He also broke into a car parked at the Lidl supermarket on Llandwr Road and stole £2.50. Caernarfon Crown Court […]

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Paul Jordan jailed for estranged wife’s murder

A man who killed his estranged wife, believing she was having an affair, has been jailed for at least fourteen years. BT worker Paul Jordan from Y Felinheli was found guilty of the murder of Betty Jordan at her home in Maesgeirchen, Bangor last July. The 54 year-old claimed it was manslaughter by diminished responsibility. […]

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Llangefni golf course up for sale

Llangefni’s golf course will be put up for sale by Anglesey Council. The council’s executive agreed on Monday to sell off 42 acres of the site, including a nine-hole course and a farm house – but it will retain a 16-bay driving range and practice area for public use. The course has been run by […]

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Search for missing man after Dublin ferry

Police say concern is growing for a man missing since boarding a ferry to Dublin at the weekend. It’s believed David Hugh Coriat (55) may still be in the city after boarding a ferry in Holyhead at 8.55am on Friday morning. Mr Coriat, believed to have known links to the Rhyl area, is described as […]

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Man arrested after burglaries in Bangor

A man has been arrested on suspicion of several burglaries in Bangor overnight. Police say the arrest followed a ”number of incidents” in the city centre during the early hours of Sunday (20th May) – he is being held for numerous criminal damage and burglary offences on the High Street and the surrounding area. Detectives […]

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Local sports results: 18.05.2018 – 19.05.2018

FOOTBALL Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division One Barmouth & Dyffryn United 2-1 St Asaph City (Barmouth & Dyffryn: George Southerns 20′, Paul Lewis 55′) Llanrug United 3-3 Llanrwst United (Llanrug: Dylan Owen 54’/64′ pen, Carl Griffiths 83′) Division Two Llannefydd 2-1 Bodedern Athletic (Bodedern: Ricky Jones 78′) Meliden 4-1 Blaenau Ffestiniog (Blaenau Ffestiniog: Keiron Ellis 87′) […]

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Council warning over more budget cuts

Gwynedd Council could be forced to make up to £17.5 million in budget cuts over the next three years. A report, set to be discussed next week, has warned that the local authority still needs to make ”every possible effort” to find savings and keep cuts to services to ”the absolute minimum”. The cabinet says […]

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Yacht runs aground on Menai Strait

Two people have escaped unharmed after a yacht ran aground between the two bridges on the Menai Strait. The RNLI lifeboat crew from Beaumaris were called out to the 36ft vessel inbetween the Menai Suspension Bridge and the Britannia Bridge at just before 7.45pm on Friday evening. The yacht was refloated before being escorted by […]

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