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Nick - Web Team Nick - Web Team | 12:16 UK time, Thursday, 20 May 2010

Excuses for illegal parking - North Wales Weekly News
A UFO sighting is just one of a long list of absurd excuses revealed recently from motorists failing to pay parking fines.

'Danger of death' at play area in Hawarden - Flintshire Chronicle
A cavern next to a children's play area in Hawarden should be filled in to prevent a fatality, says a community councillor.

Suspended death sentence for Jack Russell - Leader
A dog has been given a suspended death sentence after biting a Holywell woman.

Man can go on honeymoon after passport found on A55 - Daily Post
Bride-to-be Ruth Jones feared her Turkish honeymoon would be spent alone after fiancé Laurence Ballam's passport was in a bag that fell off his motorbike on the A55 dual carriageway.

40 manhole covers stolen - Leader
About 40 metal manhole covers, worth about £150 each, have been stolen from Flintshire's road network.

Rhyl supporters urged to rally round football club - Denbigh Visitor
Rhyl FC has been rocked by relegation, with fans now urged to get behind the club to ensure they come back even stronger.
- Rhyl FC's Welsh Premier appeal fails FAW test - BBC Sport

Prestatyn High Street traders in plea for help - Rhyl Journal
High Street shopkeepers in Prestatyn have come up with a list of demands to the council plus a wish list to improve the plight of the town.
- Project to improve Rhyl's image - BBC News
- Cefn Mawr's lottery win - BBC News

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