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Enjoy North Wales safely this sunny weekend says Minister

Test August 7, 2020 at 11:08 am

As we approach the first weekend since indoor hospitality has opened and with good weather forecast, the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism Dafydd Elis Thomas has reminded residents and visitors to enjoy what North Wales has to offer s…

Gyms and pools get green light to re-open next week

Test August 7, 2020 at 9:14 am

Swimming pools, indoor fitness studios, gyms and leisure centres will be able to re-open from Monday, First Minister Mark Drakeford confirmed today.
Children’s indoor play areas will also be able to open their doors again as part of …

187 mile Bay to Bay challenge for former Colwyn Bay pupils

Test August 7, 2020 at 8:00 am

Three former Rydal Penrhos pupils will be taking on a gruelling challenge next weekend to raise funds for a worthy cause.
Tom Harding, Dylan Kerfoot-Robson and Jake Lovatt have come together to try and cycle from Colwyn Bay to Cardiff Bay …

Quarantine for Andorra, Bahamas and Belgium travellers

Test August 7, 2020 at 5:15 am

North Wales travellers returning from Andorra, the Bahamas and Belgium will have to self quarantine from today as rising infection rates have forced their removal from a list of countries exempt from health measures.
The announcement was m…

Could ‘Magic Mushrooms’ avert a mental health crisis?

Test August 6, 2020 at 4:58 pm

The compound found in magic mushrooms could save lives by being used as a revolutionary new treatment for people suffering from PTSD and depression, according to a police boss.
North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones has writ…

What lies beneath – university’s survey pinpoints historic wreck

Test August 6, 2020 at 4:00 pm

The last resting place of a historic Anglesey-built fast sea raiding vessel featured in a 1951 British film has been pinpointed by sonar in a new survey by experts from Bangor University.
The revolutionary MTB – motor torpedo boat &n…

3 new COVID-19 death in Wales and 15 new cases

Test August 6, 2020 at 1:10 pm

Sadly there have been 3 new deaths from COVID-19 in the past day along with 15 new cases of the virus.
7 of the new cases are in North Wales with 3 in Wrexham and 2 each in Denbighshire and Flintshire.
Dr Robin Howe, Incident Direc…

‘Convert lamp posts into charging points to tackle pollution’

Test August 6, 2020 at 11:56 am

The Welsh Conservatives’ Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Energy and Rural Affairs – Janet Finch-Saunders MS – has today urged the Welsh Government to consider a new form of electric car charging, which converts lamp posts int…

Online toolkit to help reduce the costs of social distancing

Test August 6, 2020 at 11:38 am

Conwy businesses struggling with extra ‘social distancing’ costs including signage to keep customers and staff safe can now go online to download these for free.
The Business team based in the Junction have provided these along with many o…

‘We have to take action’. A clean air plan for Wales revealed

Test August 6, 2020 at 9:33 am

Poor air quality is the biggest environmental risk to public health and also has effects on biodiversity and the natural environment.
Today the Welsh Government has outlined the measures it will take to improve the country’s air qual…