Detectives searching for missing teenager appeal for revellers who attended rave in disused quarry

Detectives searching for a missing teenager have appealed for revellers who attended a rave in a disused quarry to come forward 11 days after he vanished. Frantisek Morris, who is known as Frankie, was last seen walking in Pentir, near Bangor in Gwynedd, North Wales, at around 1.20pm on Sunday May 2. The 18-year-old had … Read more

Anglesey woman fears ‘something bad’ happened to her son who has been missing for nine days

Mother fears ‘something bad’ happened to her missing son as police step up efforts to find 18-year-old nine days after he disappeared Teenager Frantisek Morris, also known as Frankie, has not been seen since May 2 Police have launched a missing person investigation and are appealing for help Officers found Frankie’s bike near a pub … Read more

Why CAN Wales ease lockdown quicker if England can’t?

Pressure is building on No10 to accelerate its roadmap out of lockdown in England after Wales announced Covid restrictions would be lifted ahead of schedule.  Two households will be able to meet indoors on May 3 rather than May 10 because of ‘improvements’ in the public health situation and the vaccination roll-out, Welsh First Minister … Read more

Deaths are falling quickest in over-80s in England and Wales, ONS statistics show

Over-80s Covid deaths have fallen by more than 90 per cent since the peak of the second wave in England and Wales, official figures revealed today in another promising sign the vaccines roll-out is beating the virus. Office for National Statistics data showed 379 fatalities were linked to the virus in this age group in … Read more

Britain’s Moderna vaccine rollout begins: 5,000 doses will be given out in Wales TODAY

The first doses of the Moderna Covid vaccine will be given to patients in Wales from today. Jabs will be given out at West Wales General Hospital in Carmarthen in what has been hailed as ‘another key milestone’ in the fight against coronavirus.  Five thousand doses of the vaccine were also sent to vaccination centres … Read more

Gold ring engraved with a skull is one of nine treasures found in Wales

A ‘Memento Mori’ gold ring engraved with a skull is one of nine stunning medieval and post-medieval objects found in Wales. The ring, found in Carreghofa Community, Powys, would have been kept as a reminder of the inevitability of death.  ‘Memento Mori’ is a Latin term that literally means ‘remember you must die’.  Among the … Read more

Covid lockdown Wales: Pubs and restaurants will reopen on April 26

Key dates as the Welsh lockdown is eased  April 12 Schools can fully reopen to all pupils following Easter while all post-16 learners will return to further education and training centres and university campuses will be able to open for blended face-to-face and online learning for all students; All remaining non-essential shops can reopen; Close … Read more

Plaid Cymru plans to TRIPLE council tax on holiday homes in Wales

People with holiday homes in Wales could face TRIPLE council tax bills under nationalists’ plans to stop locals being forced out Plaid Cymru wants to place a limit on holiday homes in parts of north Wales  The nationalists also propose a 200 per cent rise on the homes’ council tax One in eight properties in … Read more

People with holiday homes in Wales could face TRIPLE council tax bills under nationalists’ plans

People with holiday homes in Wales could face TRIPLE council tax bills under nationalists’ plans to stop locals being forced out Plaid Cymru wants to place a limit on second homes in parts of north Wales  Nationalist party could also propose 200 per cent on second home council tax One in eight properties in Gwynedd county … Read more

Hottest property markets in England and Wales revealed by Zoopla

Wigan is the nation’s property hotspot. The Greater Manchester town is the fastest place to sell a home in England and Wales, with the typical property selling in only 26 days, new research has revealed. That is 18 days quicker than the average across England and Wales, where homes sold subject to contract typically take … Read more