Local stories in the press this week
Rhyl lifeboat SOS hoax - Rhyl Journal
Rescuers from Rhyl are hunting an SOS hoaxer who sparked a major sea search.
Three leisure centres 'at risk' as Flintshire Council says it may stop running them - Daily Post
Connah's Quay Sports Centre, Hope Sports Centre and Saltney Sports Centre could be shut for good if the schools to which they are affiliated or local councils can't afford to take over the running costs.
Tourism experts slam depressing Rhyl - Denbighshire Visitor
Resorts like Rhyl and Colwyn Bay are "depressing" and need more inspiring messages to galvanise their tourism industry. Marketing consultants say the two towns need rebranding to promote a positive image.
Chirk Cadbury workers seek assurances over future - The Leader
Union chiefs are seeking urgent assurances about the future of Cadbury's Chirk factory and its 250 workers from the new American owners of the iconic British chocolate firm.
Oswestry man wins UK Tough Guy Challenge - The Tizer
An Oswestry athlete has come through fire, ice, flooded tunnels and aerial rope runs to win the UK's Tough Guy Challenge.