143 arrests in Christmas drink and drug driving crackdown

Bangor City prepare for WPL run-in

With a top six place in the Welsh Premier secured, Bangor City can look forward to a straight round robin schedule as the run-in for the league season approaches. Starting at home to surprise high flyers Cardiff Met and finishing with a Gwynedd derby at Bala, City’s hopes of challenging for the title remain distant as

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Two men found guilty of badger baiting

A judge has warned two men they face jail after being convicted of badger baiting and animal fighting. Jordan Houlston of Llandudno and David Thomas of Blaenau Ffestiniog were found guilty of forcing a badger to fight with dogs. The RSPCA said it had filmed evidence of ill treatment and unnecessary suffering during an undercover

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Missing man found dead in Holyhead

A man who disappeared from his home for eleven days has been found dead in Holyhead. 26 year-old David Wilcox was reported missing from Llandudno Junction on Thursday 4th January. North Wales Police said Mr Wilcox’s family have been informed of the discovery. There are no further details available. More to follow.

Local sports results: 13.01.2018

FOOTBALL JD Sports Welsh Premier League The New Saints 2-1 Bangor City (Bangor – Luke Wall 83′) Huws Gray Alliance Caernarfon Town 1-1 Rhyl (Caernarfon – Alex Ramsay 90′) Porthmadog 2-0 Caersws (Gareth Jones Evans 28′, Joe Chaplain 34′) FAW Trophy fifth round Llangefni Town 3-1 Hakin United (Llangefni – Dan Thomas 32′, Paul Rowlands

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Anglesey search for missing teenager

Police are looking for a missing teenager believed to be staying on Anglesey. Jack Alastair Bowes has been staying with family in the Holyhead area – but the 14 year-old has not been seen since Saturday. No further details are available but anyone with information is urged to contact North Wales Police on 101, quoting

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Seven men deny Express Motors fraud

Seven men will go on trial in the Autumn, accused of a fraud conspiracy involving a Gwynedd bus company. The owner of Penygroes-based Express Motors, Eric Wyn Jones from Bontnewydd, denies conspiring to commit fraud by false representation. His three sons – Ian Wyn Jones of Penygroes, Keith Wyn Jones of Llanddaniel and Kevin Wyn Jones of

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Christmas Eve house burglary in Llanrug

Police are investigating a house burglary in Llanrug on Christmas Eve. The address in Tan-y-Coed was ransacked at sometime between 4.30pm and 9.30pm after thieves broke in by smashing a conservatory window. Several items were stolen after an untidy search. PC Bethany Clarke at Caernarfon police station said: ”If anyone has any information or witnessed

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Local sports results: 30.12.2017

FOOTBALL JD Sports Welsh Premier League Bala Town 1-0 Prestatyn Town (Chris Venbales 90′) Huws Gray Alliance Holyhead Hotspur 1-1 Caernarfon Town (Holyhead – Mel McGuinness 68′, Caernarfon – Nathan Craig 88′) Porthmadog 7-0 Llandudno Junction (Julian Williams 3, Ifan Emlyn, Gareth Jones Evans, Sion Bradley, gol ei hun) Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division One

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Boxing Day football results

JD Sports Welsh Premier League Llandudno 0-0 Bangor City Att: 571 Another frustrating afternoon for City saw James Demetriou’s late penalty saved by Dudno keeper Dave Roberts. Bangor dropped to third in the WPL after back-to-back draws – but they remain unbeaten in eight games ahead of the return meeting at Nantporth on New Year’s

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Work continues on Hafan Cefni apartments

New apartments in Llangefni for people needing Extra Care are set to open next summer. Developers say work is progressing well on the £10.3 million Hafan Cefni project. When completed, it will include 63 apartments – some of which are designed and adapted for elderly residents with memory loss or living with dementia. The Tŷ Glas Housing

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Three men charged with domestic abuse

Three men will remain in police cells for Christmas after being charged with domestic abuse in Anglesey and Gwynedd. A 36 year-old man from Holyhead was arrested on Saturday and charged with two counts of assault and coercive or controlling behaviour. In Penygroes, a 32 year-old man has been charged with common assault, criminal damage and threatening

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Local sports results: 23.12.2017

FOOTBALL JD Sports Welsh Premier League Carmarthen Town 0-0 Bangor City Huws Gray Alliance Llandudno Junction 0-1 Holyhead Hotspur (Mel McGuinness 78′) RUGBY UNION Principality Premiership – West Bridgend 10-27 RGC BOXING DAY FOOTBALL JD Sports Welsh Premier League Llandudno v Bangor City (2.30 ko at Maesdu Park) Huws Gray Alliance Caernarfon Town v Porthmadog

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New Year changes for Gwynedd bus services

Gwynedd County Council has warned not enough buses will be available to cover services after a local operator loses its licences. Penygroes-based Express Motors will stop covering routes from New Year’s Eve after the Traffic Commissioner decided to revoke its licences for falsifying some of its maintenance records. Other companies, including Arriva, will take over

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