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Alys - Web Team Alys - Web Team | 11:37 UK time, Thursday, 14 January 2010

Snow chaos causes traffic gridlock in Wrexham and Flintshire - The Leader
The Leader has a round-up of how the recent snow and ice have caused a number of accidents on the roads.

Staff prepare for closure of leading Dyserth employer - Rhyl Journal
Anglia HomeServe's Dyserth plant is to close with the loss of more than 150 jobs. It's another blow to an area which lost 300 jobs when Indesit's Bodelwyddan plant closed last summer.

Driver caught doing 105mph in a 30 zone in North Wales - Daily Post
A driver on the A548 in Towyn is to be prosecuted for reaching 105mph in a 30mph zone, reports the Daily Post which also other examples of the speeds reached by motorists caught by cameras or speed detectors.

Wrexham town centre key to city status bid - The Leader
Welsh Secretary Peter Hain is backing Wrexham's bid for city status and says transforming the town centre will be key.

Big cat alert in Denbighshire? - Denbighshire Free Press
A couple walking at the Alwen Reservoir claim to have spotted paw prints the size of a man's hand! It's one of many suspected sightings of big cats in the area.
Big cat sightings

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