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Police launch North Wales knife amnesty

Another knife amnesty will be held by North Wales Police next week. The force says the week-long campaign, starting on Monday 23rd October, will encourage people to give up potentially lethal weapons and crackdown on knife crime in the run up to Christmas. 380 items were handed into eight police stations across the region during the

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Menai Bridge prepares for Ffair Borth

Preparations are underway for the annual street fair in Menai Bridge next week. Ffair Borth, a tradition stretching back over 300 years, will be held on Tuesday 24th October as dozens of rides and stalls take over the streets of the town centre. Earlier this month, Anglesey Council announced its arrangements for the event in order to

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Local sports results: 14.10.2017

FOOTBALL JD Sports Welsh Premier League Bangor City 2-3 Cardiff Met City slumped to fourth in the top flight after surrendering a 2-0 lead to the Students, as they completed a surprise league double. Damien Allen and Brayden Shaw appeared to have wrapped up victory, but Eliot Evans’ two goals in a seven minute spell led

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Bat monitors stolen in Caernarfon

Police in Caernarfon are looking for thieves who stole bat monitoring eqipment from a car. A silver Toyota Yaris was broken into while parked in a pay and display car park off Balaclava Road at some point overnight between Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th October. Nine hand-held and long-term data collection devices were taken –

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Local sports results: 07.10.2017

FOOTBALL JD Sports Welsh Premier League Bala Town 0-1 Bangor City Just a day after being unveiled as City’s latest signing, James Demetriou made the difference in the Gwynedd derby. His winning goal with 15 minutes to go was enough to send Bangor back to the top of the league – two points clear of

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Arson attack on Cwm-y-Glo bus shelter

Police are investigating after the roof of a bus shelter was set on fire in Cwm-y-Glo. The arson attack occurred at around 4pm on Wednesday 4th September next to the main A4086 road near Caernarfon. The fire was quickly extinguished and no one was injured. Local Sergeant Doug Hughes said: ”An investigation is now underway

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£6.75 million for new college engineering centre

Grwp Llandrillo Menai has been given £6.75 million funding from the Welsh Government for its new engineering centre. The grant will cover half of the £13.5 million cost of the state-of-the-art further education facility on the college’s Llangefni campus, where energy and construction centres are already based. The government said the new centre will help students

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Nardiello released by Bangor City

Bangor City have released prolific striker Daniel Nardiello after fourteen months at Nantporth. The ex-Swansea and QPR player joined the Nantporth club in August 2016 and went onto score thirteen goals in 28 Welsh Premier games (plus four as a substitute). He made his final appearance for City in Tuesday night’s League Cup defeat to

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Seven charged with Gwynedd bus firm fraud

Seven people have been charged with fraud involving a Gwynedd bus firm. It follows a three year investigation into the running of Penygroes-based Express Motors by a Crown Prosecution Service team looking into complex cases. All seven are accused of conspiring to commit fraud by false representation – they will appear before magistrates in Caernarfon

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Late goals galore in Nathaniel MG Cup

GAP CONNAH’S QUAY 0-2 BANGOR CITY A second string City were delivered a double suckerpunch on Deeside that ended their League Cup interest in the second round. Manager Kevin Nicholson was depending on his younger players to deliver a response to Saturday’s Welsh Premier defeat to Barry Town United, but opted to leave Dean Rittenberg on

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Nathaniel MG Cup second round preview

While the climax of the World Cup qualifiers plays out (sans Gareth Bale), attention among the Welsh football pyramid turns to a big week of cup football. Tonight, Holyhead, Caernarfon and Bangor are all vying for a place in the quarter finals of the Welsh Premier League Cup. HOLYHEAD HOTSPUR v CAERNARFON TOWN (7.45pm, The New Stadium)

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Crackdown steps up on churchyard drinkers

Police in Holyhead are stepping up efforts to tackle drunken behaviour around St Cybi’s Church. Officers say a community protection notice has been issued for the churchyard and offenders caught behaving in anti-social manner could face prosecution. In the past six months, drinkers causing a nuisance have been reported ten times by the public –

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Local sports results: 30/09/2017

FOOTBALL JD Sports Welsh Premier League Bangor City 0-1 Barry Town United Huws Gray Alliance Caernarfon Town 7-0 FC Queens Park Holyhead Hotspur 2-2 Gresford Athletic Holywell Town 2-0 Porthmadog FAW Welsh Trophy second round Gaerwen 3-2 Mynydd Llandegai Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division One Llangefni Town 4-0 Llanberis Llanrug United 3-3 Llandyrnog United Nantlle

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Two arrested in south Gwynedd drugs raids

Two people have been arrested in a series of drugs raids in south Gwynedd. A man and a woman in their early twenties are being questioned by detectives after controlled drugs were seized from a house in Pwllheli on Wednesday. Two searches were also carried out on addresses in Blaenau Ffestiniog on Tuesday. There were no

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City go top after Nomads win

Bangor City are the new leaders of the Welsh Premier League after a 1-0 win over Gap Connah’s Quay. The Citizens followed up Saturday’s dramatic victory at Aberystwyth by seeing off the ten-man Nomads in a tight affair – replayed at Nantporth after the original game was abandoned due to a floodlight failure. The visitors

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Man arrested after firearms raids

A man has been questioned on suspicion of possessing a firearm without a licence. Police arrested the local man in his fifties following two raids on houses in Gaerwen and Llanddaniel on Friday and Saturday. The suspect was later released on bail – but he remains under investigation while detectives continue their enquiries. Cliciwch yma

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FAW Trophy third round draw

After reaching the semi finals last season, Llangefni Town were given a free pass through the first two rounds of this season’s FAW Trophy. Monday’s third round draw in Cardiff saw them dealt a home clash with Welsh National League side Hawarden Rangers – while the holders, Chirk AAA, start their defence at home to

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Training course for local landlords

Gwynedd and Anglesey landlords are being invited to a training course in Bangor next week. The Rent Smart Wales session will provide a comprehensive guide for landlords and letting agents renting out properties across the region – as well as an overview of what is expected of them. Since last November, all privately rented properties

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Local sports results: 22/09 – 23/09/2017

FOOTBALL JD Sports Welsh Premier League Aberystwyth Town 2-3 Bangor City Traditionally a battle of the university towns, Bangor’s first meeting with Aber this season had more edge than usual as they faced former manager Nev Powell. The first half was a stalemate, but under the glare of the Sgorio cameras, the second half proved

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Four rescued from stricken yacht off Moelfre

Four people have been rescued from a stricken yacht off Moelfre. The privately-owned 75ft Sunseeker Predator ran aground at Porth Neigwl at around 1pm on Saturday lunchtime and began taking in water after reportedly crashing into rocks. RNLI crews from Moelfre and Beaumaris were called out to pump out water from the yacht before it was

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