Local sports results: 22.02.2018 – 24.02.2018

Local sports results: 22.02.2018 – 24.02.2018

FOOTBALL JD Sports Welsh Premier League Championship Conference Cefn Druids 0-2 Bangor City (Bangor: Steven Hewitt 44′, 45′ + 2 pen) Huws Gray Alliance Caernarfon Town 2-0 Guilsfield (Caernarfon: Darren Thomas 31′, Danny Brookwell 65′) Holyhead Hotspur 2-3 Penrhyncoch (Holyhead: Cledan Davies OG 4′, John Littlemore 42′ – Dan McGuiness sent off) Mawddach Challenge Cup second

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Walker killed in Snowdon fall named

A walker from South Yorkshire killed in a 800ft fall from a slope on Snowdon has been named. It’s believed Steven Smith (48) from Rotherham slipped on snow and ice on Clogwyn Coch on Saturday lunchtime, while climbing with a friend. He was pronounced dead shortly afterwards by a doctor from the Llanberis Mountain Rescue

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New merger plan for three primary schools

Three schools could be closed and merged into one under fresh proposals for a shake-up of primary education in and around Llangefni. Anglesey Council has launched a second public consultation after reconsidering its plans to close three Welsh-medium schools when the Welsh Government announced an extra £18 million to modernise facilities. The council is now considering merging Ysgol Bodffordd

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BikeSafe courses coming to Anglesey

Road safety courses for bikers will be held on Anglesey for the first time next month. North Wales Police holds ‘BikeSafe’ workshops across the region, providing advanced training and advice on becoming safer riders, including assessment rides. 224 courses took the courses last year at six locations, including Porthmadog and Colwyn Bay. Bookings are now being taken

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Council launches MapMÔN service

Anglesey residents can now access information about their local area via a new online map. MapMÔN, created by Anglesey Council, is a Geographical Information System (GIS) which provides relevant data on such matters as schools, planning applications and countryside access. The system has three separate tabs: My House: Enter your postcode or house number/name for

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Anglesey pupils take firefighters’ course

Pupils from two Anglesey high schools have taken part in a unique firefighting course. North Wales Fire and Rescue Service say the Phoenix project is aimed at helping young people integrate with their community by encouraging them to take part in productive and worthwhile activities. The week-long course at Llangefni fire station was taken by pupils from

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Enterprise Zone advisory boards to merge

Two advisory boards overseeing the Welsh Government’s enterprise zones in Anglesey and Snowdonia are to be merged. Economy Secretary Ken Skates said the zones – aimed at supporting business growth – would continue separately amid an Assembly inquiry into their performance. Four advisory boards overseeing Deeside, Cardiff, St Athan and Ebbw Vale are to be

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Matches postponed: 10.02.2018

FOOTBALL Huws Gray Alliance Caersws v Caernarfon Town Huws Gray Cup first round Guilsfield v Holyhead Hotspur FAW Trophy quarter final Llanrug United v Greenfield Mawddach Challenge Cup first round Blaenau Ffestiniog v Llanrwst United Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division One Barmouth & Dyffryn United v St Asaph City Llanberis v Penrhyndeudraeth Mynydd Llandegai v Nantlle Vale Division Two Cemaes

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LISTEN: Ynys Môn AM ‘thinking of Steff’ ahead of Assembly v Parliament rugby clash

Anglesey’s Plaid AM says Assembly politicians will be thinking of one of their own when they take part in a special rugby match this weekend. The annual game between the Welsh Assembly and Westminster takes places on Saturday ahead of Wales’ Six Nations clash with England at Twickenham – with the AMs raising money for two bowel cancer charities.

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New consultation on Llangefni schools’ future

Fresh proposals for the future of three Llangefni primary schools will face a public consultation. Initial plans to close three Welsh-medium schools in the town – while expanding and renovating others – were reconsidered last December after the Welsh Government announced an extra £18 million funding for modernising facilities. Anglesey Council says it will review primary

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£2 million funding to improve pathways

Nearly £2 million of Welsh Government funding will be spent on improving pathways for walking and cycling in the North West. Both Gwynedd and Anglesey councils have been given grants for nine transport projects aimed at boosting the two counties’ infrastructures and improving public safety. On the Llyn Peninsula, £645,000 will be used to create a

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#DyddMiwsigCymru 2018 on MônFM

Once again this year, MônFM – community radio for Anglesey – will be supporting Welsh Music Day (”Dydd Miwsig Cymru”) on Friday 9th February 2018. Our day of celebrations kicks off with Rees Talfryn and a Welsh breakfast special from 7-10am – featuring traditional and popular Welsh language tracks and your chance to get in touch. Following Velvet

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Six people in hospital after Caeathro crash

Six people, including four children, are in hospital following a two-vehicle crash near Waunfawr. A Vauxhall Meriva was travelling southbound on the A4085 in Caeathro when it collided with a Vauxhall Corsa travelling in the opposite direction at around 5.15pm on Wednesday evening. The children, aged between 6 months and 10 years old, were taken by

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Food hygiene advice…for romantics

In the run up to Valentine’s Day – and following on from St Dwynwen’s Day – Anglesey and Gwynedd councils are reminding anyone booking a romantic meal or planning a takeaway to be wary about food hygiene. Food Standards Agency officers in Wales rate businesses on their hygiene standards based on council inspections by using the Food

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November floods: residents asked to help inquiry

Environmental officers are inviting Llangefni and Dwyran residents to help with their investigation into last November’s floods. Natural Resources Wales say 31 properties in Llangefni and 13 in Dwyran were affected following torrential rainfall which led to the Afon Cefni, Afon Braint and Afon Rhyd y Valley breaking their banks. Two public drop-in sessions to gather evidence

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