Porthmadog councillor joins Gwynedd Cabinet

Porthmadog councillor joins Gwynedd Cabinet

A Porthmadog councillor has been appointed to Gwynedd County Council’s cabinet. Plaid Cymru councillor Nia Jeffreys, who represents Dwyrain Porthmadog, will become the member for corporate support services. She replaces Mair Rowlands, who also stepped down as deputy leader after becoming director of Bangor Students Union. Gwynedd became one of three local authorities in Wales

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Local football results: 24.04.2018

Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division One Barmouth & Dyffryn United P-P Penrhyndeudraeth Llanberis P-P Pwllheli – match rearranged for Thursday night Nantlle Vale 2-0 Trearddur Bay United Division Two Mochdre Sports 2-5 Blaenau Ffestiniog Y Felinheli P-P Pentraeth – match rearranged for Thursday night Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd League Holyhead Town 4-0 Menai Bridge Tigers (Holyhead

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Storm Emma: beach cleanup scaled down

Authorities have scaled back the beach clean up across the north west coast of Anglesey, nearly two months after Storm Emma. More than four tonnes of polystyrene which escaped Holyhead Marina has been recovered from local beaches by volunteers, council staff and waste specialists over the past seven weeks. Anglesey Council said less polystyrene was

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Local sports results: 21.04.2018

FOOTBALL Huws Gray Cup semi final Holyhead Hotspur 0-3 Flint Town United Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division One Llanberis 2-1 Greenfield (Llanberis: Stephen Jones 80′, Connor Hughes 86′) Llangefni Town 2-0 Llanrwst United (Llangefni: Matthew Jones 31′, Iwan Jones 88′) Llanrug United 3-1 Llandudno Albion (Llanrug: Llion Jones 27′, Marvin Pritchard 30′, Dylan Owen 43′)

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£900k boost for transport projects

Anglesey and Gwynedd councils have secured over £900,000 of Welsh Government funding for transport projects. £220,000 will be spent on improving the A5025 road from Menai Bridge to Amlwch, including resurfacing and new signage and road markings. In Gwynedd, money will be spent on improving access in Llanbedr and walking & cycling routes surrounding two

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Local football results: 19.04.2018

Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division One Conwy Borough 8-1 Pwllheli (Pwllheli: Lee Whittaker 44′) Llanrug United 1-1 Llanberis (Llanrug: Dylan Owen 62′ – Llanberis: Carl Macdonald 41′) Llanrwst United 0-2 Penrhyndeudraeth (Penrhyndeudraeth: Steve Jones 16′, Iwan Thomas 21′) Mynydd Llandegai 0-2 Llangefni Town (Llangefni: Dan Thomas 12′, Matthew Jones 17′) Division Two Llanfairpwll 0-1 Pentraeth

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Trading warning over door-to-door fish sellers

Trading Standards officers have warned Gwynedd residents to be wary of door-to-door fish sellers. Gwynedd Council’s public protection service says there are some concerns about the traders, amid reports that they’ve been trying to persuade people to buy hundreds of pounds worth of fresh fish on the doorstep. The council has advised anyone buying fish

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Local sports results: 18.04.2018

FOOTBALL Huws Gray Alliance Llandudno Junction 0-5 Caernarfon Town (Caernarfon: Darren Thomas 27’/38′, Jamie Breese 37′, Gareth Evans 50′, Chris Williams 59′) Caernarfon Town are Huws Gray Alliance champions 2017-18 Huws Gray Cup quarter final Porthmadog 0-2 Holyhead Hotspur (Holyhead: Mike Kelly 50′, John Littlemore 64′) Holyhead play Flint Town United in the semi finals

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Local football results: 17.04.2018

Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division One Llanrug United 1-3 Trearddur Bay United (Llanrug: Dylan Owen 63′ pen – Trearddur Bay: Craig Moore 16’/38′, Stephen Drudyke 39′) Mynydd Llandegai P-P Llangefni Town (rearranged for Thursday night) Nantlle Vale 0-3 Barmouth & Dyffryn United (Barmouth: Shane Jones 24′, Paul Lewis 25’/41′) Pwllheli 4-0 Penrhyndeudraeth (Pwllheli: Mark Jones

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Three arrested for drug driving

Police say two people were arrested for driving under the influence of cocaine in Bangor over the weekend. A 38 year-old woman tested positive after she was stopped for speeding on Holyhead Road at just after midnight on Monday morning. She also tested positive for alcohol but her reading was just below the legal limit.

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Man assaulted outside Bangor pub

Detectives are investigating an assault outside a pub in Bangor city centre. A 19 year-old man from Anglesey was pushed to the ground during an altercation outside the Harp Inn on the High Street at around 11.20pm on Friday 6th April. He sustained only minor injuries. PC Amy Williams from Bangor Police Station said: ”An

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Local sports results: 13.04.2018 – 14.04.2018

FOOTBALL JD Sports Welsh Premier League Championship Conference Connah’s Quay Nomads 1-0 Bangor City Huws Gray Alliance Caersws 0-2 Caernarfon Town (Caernarfon: Rhys Roberts, Darren Thomas) Caernarfon Town are promoted to the Welsh Premier League Flint Town United 2-0 Porthmadog Ruthin Town 2-1 Holyhead Hotspur (Holyhead: John Littlemore 71′) Mawddach Challenge Cup third round Llanrwst

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Local football results: 12.04.2018

LOCK STOCK WELSH ALLIANCE Division One Llanberis 1-2 Llanrug United (Llanberis: David Jones 88′ – Llanrug: Alan Mark Owen 42′, Joni Sadler 79′) Mynydd Llandegai 1-1 Nantlle Vale (Mynydd Llandegai: Gareth Owen 80′ – Nantlle Vale: Phil Warrington 70′) Division Two Llanfairpwll 0-3 Bodedern Athetic (Bodedern: Ricky Jones 5′, Shane Jenkins 81′, James Pasque 84′)

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Local football results: 11.04.2018

HUWS GRAY ALLIANCE Denbigh Town 1-0 Porthmadog LOCK STOCK COOKSON CUP FINAL Barmouth and Dyffryn United 0-3 Conwy Borough LOCK STOCK WELSH ALLIANCE Division One Llanrwst United 1-1 Pwllheli (Pwllheli: Mark Jones 51′) Reserves Division Penmaenmawr Phoenix 1-2 Llanberis (Llanberis: Aled Williams 40′, Hugh Barrick 68′) CARTREFI CYMUNEDOL GWYNEDD LEAGUE Llangoed and District 4-0 Beaumaris

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Police search for two stolen lambs

Rural detectives have launched a fresh appeal to trace two lambs stolen from Rhosgoch, near Amlwch. The Texel lambs were with their mothers when they were taken from a large shed on Tuesday 20th February. It’s now believed they have been offered for sale locally as pets and may still be in the area. Both

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Local football results: 10.04.2018

LOCK STOCK WELSH ALLIANCE Division One Llanberis 0-1 Mynydd Llandegai (Mynydd Llandegai: Andy Barker 73′) Llangefni Town 4-1 Llandudno Albion (Llangefni: Harry Galeotti 16’/28′, Iwan Jones 69′ pen, Matthew Jones 87′) Llanrug United 2-1 Nantlle Vale (Llanrug: Luke Phillips 73′, Dylan Owen 90’+3 pen – Nantlle Vale: Chris Parry 46′) Division Two Aberffraw 3-1 Y

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28 boats salvaged from Holyhead Marina

Twenty eight boats badly damaged by Storm Emma in Holyhead have been recovered. Around eighty boats were caught up in winds of around 80-90mph last month. But authorities say they hope the salvage operation to rescue the vessels from the shore and sea bed will be completed within four weeks. Over 2,700 litres of oil and

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