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Poundstretcher to close Flint store as discount competition heats up

Poundstretcher to close Flint store as discount competition heats up

Discount retailer Poundstretcher is to close its store in Flint amid fierce competition from low cost rivals. The shop at Flint Retail Centre will close on March 24 according to staff. Poundstretcher have not commented officially on the reasons for closu

Monday, 20:36 in Business
 

Bangor's anti-Trump protesters call for US president's UK state visit to be dropped

Anti-Trump protesters gathered in Bangor tonight as MP’s debated the proposed state visit to the UK by the USA’s controversial new president. The demonstration was one of many organised by the Stop Trump Coalition with similar events being staged in Edin

Monday, 20:31 in Regional North West
 

Abergele man caught wearing police-style uniform said he was going ghost-hunting

A man caught at night wearing a police-style uniform and equipment claimed he was wearing the outfit to go out ghost-hunting, a court heard. Matthew Knight, 29, of Marine Road, Pensarn, Abergele, an unemployed coach driver, had a utility belt including h

Monday, 19:50 in Regional
 

Did you spot Apache helicopters over North Wales?

You may have thought your eyes deceived you today but if you looked skyward you will have seen Apache ‘gunships’ above North Wales. The iconic helicopters, famous in computer games and war films alike, are up here on a week long series of exercises based

Monday, 19:27 in Regional
 

'Laughing' Llandudno kitten killer spared jail after traumatising kids who tried to save it

A man who flung a kitten around by the tail before hurling it into a pond and letting it drown, has been spared jail. Richard Thomas Davies, 32, of Cae Mawr, Llandudno, admitted causing unnecessary suffering to an animal last summer at a pond near the ad

Monday, 19:11 in Regional
 

Portmeirion's Festival No 6 to reveal line up this week

The first wave of artists playing at Portmeirion’s Festival No 6 are due to be revealed this week. With huge performances from top acts in the past including Noel Gallagher , Manic Street Preachers , Bastille and Super Furry Animals, fans await in suspen

Monday, 18:58 in Hot News
 
Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt's Now Show in Llandudno

Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt's Now Show in Llandudno

Comedy double act Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt will bring their flagship BBC Radio 4 comedy show to Llandudno next month, it has been announced. The Now Show - hosted by the duo who have been working together for almost 30 years - will be recorded live at

Monday, 18:58 in Hot News
 

Things to do with the kids when it's raining in North Wales

The weather, typically, is predicted to be pretty rubbish over this half term. But don't panic at the thought of being trapped in the house with hyperactive kids all week. Yes, North Wales is renowned for it's beautiful landscape and wonderful outdoor ad

Monday, 17:53 in Hot News
 

Wrexham cake shop adds afternoon tea for KIDS to its menu

Delicate sandwiches and bite sized treats stacked up on a pretty cake stand with a classic cup of tea - afternoon tea is the ultimate indulgence . And thanks to Emz Cakes in Wrexham , you can now treat your little angels to a children’s afternoon tea. Em

Monday, 17:53 in Hot News
 
'Mild-mannered' Conwy homeless man armed with CS gas and pepper spray for 'protection'

'Mild-mannered' Conwy homeless man armed with CS gas and pepper spray for 'protection'

A homeless man caught with a CS gas cannister and four cans of pepper spray to “protect himself” from attack has been spared a jail. Graham Maurice Willetts, 63, admitted two charges of possessing the items when he was arrested at the rear of a Conwy foo

Monday, 17:27 in Regional North West
 
Wrexham AFC on the start of something big says loan signing Mitchell Lund

Wrexham AFC on the start of something big says loan signing Mitchell Lund

Mitchell Lund has not ruled out the chance of extending his stay at Wrexham, and believes the Dragons are ‘at the start of something big’. Lund has two games remaining on a month long loan spell at Wrexham from League Two side Doncaster Rovers as he cont

Monday, 17:14 in Sport
 
A tale of two contrasting styles as Wrexham AFC go down to Aldershot loss, and what else we learned

A tale of two contrasting styles as Wrexham AFC go down to Aldershot loss, and what else we learned

Wrexham saw their six-game unbeaten streak come crashing to an end on Saturday as they went down to a 2-0 loss at home to Aldershot. Scott Rendell and Jim Kellermann scored the goals to give the Shots victory and keep alive their hopes of the top five, w

Monday, 17:08 in Sport
 
Plastic sapling guards may help trees survive climate change

Plastic sapling guards may help trees survive climate change

For years plastic tree guards have been placed around young tree saplings with little evidence to show they do much good. But now an initial study by Aberystwyth University graduate Catherine Duerden suggests they not only protect young trees when growin

Monday, 16:45 in Regional
 

'Why can't Rhyl have nice shops like this'...says owner of thriving furniture restoration store

When beauty and wedding dress entrepreneur Jayne Broster restored her first piece of antique furniture she instantly knew she had found her latest venture. Two days after working on an old China cabinet at the beauty salon she owns she had taken on new p

Monday, 16:28 in Regional North West
 
Thirsty Bangor orange juice thief faces jail

Thirsty Bangor orange juice thief faces jail

A man who admitted breaking into a house near Bangor and stealing orange juice from a fridge will be sentenced next week. Christopher Steel, of no fixed address but originally from Middlesborough, admitted the charge when he appeared on a videolink from

Monday, 16:08 in Regional North West
 


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