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Outdoor huts demolished at Hickory's in Rhos on Sea

Hickory's Smokehouse in Rhos-on-Sea said the area had become 'worn out' due to customer demand A popular restaurant has had to close part of its outdoor seating area due to popular demand. The American smokehouse Hickory's in Rhos-on-Sea said it needs to carry out essential maintenance work on the area after it became damaged.

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Outdoor huts demolished at Hickory's in Rhos on Sea

Merseyside's energy bills are the highest in the UK

The average UK electricity bill has jumped up by hundreds of pounds Merseyside and North Wales have the highest electricity bills in the UK, paying over £800 on average a year - £100 more than the area with the cheapest electricity costs. North Scotland is the region with the second-highest electricity bills, with households forking out £795 a year on electricity and Northern Ireland has the lowest electricity bills, paying 7% less on average per year than the rest of the UK.

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Merseyside's energy bills are the highest in the UK

Major emergency services presence at Moel Famau after glider crash

The Welsh hill is popular with walkers thanks to its breathtaking views A glider came down on a North Wales hill popular with walkers. A main road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident at Moel Famau, reports North Wales Live. North Wales Police were called to Moel Famau by the ambulance service at 12.32pm today (Saturday) to reports of a glider having come down.

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Major emergency services presence at Moel Famau after glider crash

Here's why the emergency services were at Moel Famau on Saturday

Roads near Moel Famau closed due to 'ongoing incident' A GLIDER having come down on Moel Famau sparked a large scale emergency services response. North Wales Police said officers were called to the incident at the beauty spot by the ambulance service at 12.32pm today (Saturday, January 22).

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Here's why the emergency services were at Moel Famau on Saturday

Capturing stunning images of the natural world

AN awarding-winning photographer has been creating a stir with his stunning images of the natural world. Thinesh Thirugnanasampanthar, who lives with his family in Woking and runs the Brookwood Food and Wine store in Connaught Road, Brookwood, has been taking photographs in his spare time for around 10 years.

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Capturing stunning images of the natural world

Sunday Service 23 January 2022

Throughout the pandemic, many church goers from across North Wales and across the world have been taking advantage of the weekly church service presented on the radio by Rev Jeff Pearson. At 10-00am on Sunday there is time to praise, worship and hear from Gods Word. This week Jeff is discussing walking in the power of God.

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Sunday Service 23 January 2022

“Ongoing incident” on Moel Famau – routes and carpark closed off

Routes towards Moel Famau are closed this afternoon with a large emergency service response seen in the area. North Wales Police have said they are responding to an “ongoing incident on Moel Famau”. The roads from the A494 (Mold to Ruthin road) towards Moel Famau are closed.

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“Ongoing incident” on Moel Famau – routes and carpark closed off

Photos of the day Take That performed in a North Wales car park before reaching stardom

If you were there you might be able to spot yourself It's been over 30 years since award-winning pop group Take That took to a North Wales car park to do one of their first live performances to a crowd of thousands. Back in the 1990s, it wasn't uncommon for musicians to go on radio tours in the early stages of their careers to build up a fan-base and get their music heard.

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Photos of the day Take That performed in a North Wales car park before reaching stardom

15 Marvel, Netflix and Hollywood stars you might not know are from North Wales

They have many accolades under their belts North Wales has many talented and successful people to boast and has never been short of local legends to celebrate. Whether they were born or brought up in the area, their roots were in North Wales before they rose to stardom.

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15 Marvel, Netflix and Hollywood stars you might not know are from North Wales

North Wales Police mourn death of much loved former policewoman

The longest living former policewoman in north Wales has died at the age of 85. Mrs Kathleen Mary Murray (nee Elson), from Hawarden, was known for her forthrightness and her professionalism during her time in the force. The widow of the late Inspector Leonard Murray, her collar number was PW 5, having joined the former Flintshire Constabulary in the late 1950’s.

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North Wales Police mourn death of much loved former policewoman

Eight places in North Wales where Covid infections are not falling as fast as rest of the country

Latest coronavirus figures for 111 areas of northern Wales make positive reading - but not for everyone The Omicron wave appears to be receding in Wales almost as fast as it emerged. Yesterday’s Public Health Wales figures showed that, for the first time since early November, the national seven-day infection rate dipped below 500 cases per 100,000 people.

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Eight places in North Wales where Covid infections are not falling as fast as rest of the country

Coleg Cambria students take on winter challenges in North Wales

Almost 100 students have taken on winter challenges at one of North Wales’s most popular outdoor activity centres. Level 2 and 3 Uniformed Public Services (UPS) learners from Coleg Cambria sites in Wrexham and Deeside took part in two five-day residential visits to Gwersyll yr Urdd Glan-Llyn, Llanuwchllyn, Bala.

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Coleg Cambria students take on winter challenges in North Wales

Heartfelt words of mum who 'could never repay' Alder Hey doctors for saving her baby son's life

Georgia Struthers, from Wrexham, says she and her family 'owe his life' to the hospital's staff A North Wales mum whose young baby survived two gruelling open heart surgeries in the space of five months has said that she "could never repay" the "amazing staff" who saved his life.

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Heartfelt words of mum who 'could never repay' Alder Hey doctors for saving her baby son's life

Weight loss: Man lost huge 10st without following fad diet - ‘I eat what I enjoy’

WEIGHT loss is something Ben Smith felt he needed a few years ago when he started to struggle with both his physical and mental health. Fed up with being overweight, Ben decided to do something about it. The 40-year-old managed to lose a whopping 10 stone twice.

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Weight loss: Man lost huge 10st without following fad diet - ‘I eat what I enjoy’

Mark Drakeford says Wales' face mask law will be reviewed soon - but suggests he'll keep wearing one

He said that he felt "many people" will choose to continue wearing a mask because it kept people safe The law on wearing face masks in Wales will be reviewed early next month. But First Minister Mark Drakeford said he would consider continuing to wear one, even if the advice was that the situation did not require masks by law.

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Mark Drakeford says Wales' face mask law will be reviewed soon - but suggests he'll keep wearing one

Woman's horror plunge, rapist jailed and actor goes 'undercover' in city

The latest ECHO headlines at lunchtime on Friday, January 21 Good afternoon, these are the latest lunchtime ECHO headlines. Woman's desperate words to boyfriend before horror waterfall plunge A boyfriend described the horror moment he saw his girlfriend fall 80 feet off a waterfall. Cara Sutton, from Aigburth, and her boyfriend James decided to visit Coed-y-Brenin forest in Snowdonia National Park, North Wales in August last year, shortly after the 26-year-old had recovered from covid.

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Woman's horror plunge, rapist jailed and actor goes 'undercover' in city

North Wales doctor helps deliver baby boy at 30,000 ft during flight to India

'It was an amazing experience - a celebratory moment for all the passengers' A Wrexham doctor stepped in to help deliver a baby on a plane at 30,000 ft when a fellow passenger went into labour on a flight to India. Inshad Ibrahim, who works in Wrexham Maelor Hospital’s Emergency Department, had been travelling with his family to the country.

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North Wales doctor helps deliver baby boy at 30,000 ft during flight to India

Police release images of two men “sought in relation” to an incident at Wrexham’s McDonald’s

CCTV images of two males police want to speak to in relation to an incident at McDonald’s in Wrexham town centre. NWP Wrexham Town say that officers received reports in late November 2021 of criminal damage as the fast food restaurant on Regent Street. Police say both the males pictured are “being sought in relation to this incident”.

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Police release images of two men “sought in relation” to an incident at Wrexham’s McDonald’s

Woman's desperate words to boyfriend before horror waterfall plunge

Cara Sutton and boyfriend James visited Snowdonia National Park in North Wales A boyfriend described the horror moment he saw his girlfriend fall 80 feet off a waterfall. Cara Sutton, from Aigburth, and her boyfriend James decided to visit Coed-y-Brenin forest in Snowdonia National Park, North Wales in August last year, shortly after the 26-year-old had recovered from covid.

liverpoolecho.co.uk ,  2 days ago 3
Woman's desperate words to boyfriend before horror waterfall plunge

Police investigate violent livestock attack at Caerhun, Bangor

North Wales Police are investigating a violent livestock attack at Caerhun, Bangor, where three sheep were attacked and sadly one has since died. In a video message posted on Twitter, PC Dewi Evans, of the NWP Rural Crime Team, said the incident occurred on farmland at Caerhun between 9.30am-2pm on Tuesday 18th January.

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Police investigate violent livestock attack at Caerhun, Bangor