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JK Rowling has replied to a school in Denbighshire via 'owl post' as they prepare to host a Harry Potter themed event during British Science Week.
The letter from the famous author, stamped by 'owl post', thanks the children of Ysgol Bodfari for getting in touch with her and tells them she is hoping to write another children’s book soon.
The school, near Denbigh, was successfully awarded a grant from the British Science Association, and the school’s Harry Potter themed event has been given the prestigious honour of being selected as a UK flagship for British Science Week, which ends this Sunday.
Pupils and staff will use Harry Potter’s magical wizarding world to think about science within the context of the changes happening in the world around them.
A council in north Wales has taken the decision to close a local school after reports of a smell of gas.
Denbighshire County Council confirmed gas engineers have been notified.
Blessed Edward Jones school evacuated this lunchtime after reports of a smell of gas. Decision taken to close and gas engineers notified.
A woman has died after her car plunged almost 250ft off a mountain road in Denbighshire.
It happened just after 10.30am on Monday morning on the A542 Horseshoe Pass in Llangollen.
Police say the woman's Vauxhall Corsa left the road near the top of the Horseshoe Pass and was approximately 75 metres down the embankment.
The emergency services were called but the woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
A team from the North East Wales Mountain Rescue Team were also called to help.
The road remains closed whilst officers continue enquiries.
Anyone with any information is asked to come forward.
A motorcyclist has died after a collision in the Denbighshire area during the early hours of this morning.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
Shortly after 2am police were called by the Ambulance Service to a report of a one vehicle collision involving a motorcycle on the Nant y Garth Pass.
The male motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are asking anybody who may have witnessed the collision, or anybody who may have been travelling along the road prior to the collision to call 101.
This is the second fatal crash this week for the area.
Another motorcyclist died in Denbighshire at the weekend.
Police investigating a fatal fire at a workshop in Rhyl say they're treating it as 'unexplained'.
An investigation is underway after a body was found at the building on Vale Road in Rhyl following the fire yesterday afternoon.
Police say they are trying to establish the cause of the fire, but that there is nothing to suggest it is suspicious.
North Wales Police and the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service are continuing with the work to establish the cause of the fire and the identity of the deceased.
A body has been found following a fire at a workshop in Rhyl earlier this afternoon.
North Wales Fire and Rescue Service say they were called to the scene of a fire at a workshop on Vale Road in Rhyl at 16.57hrs.
Residents in the local area were evacuated and a body was later found on the premises.
A full investigation into the cause of the fire is now underway.
A road is closed as emergency services attend a building fire in Rhyl.
Vale Road is currently closed around Prince Avenue.
Vale Road Rhyl closed due to a fire emergency services on scene dealing Ffordd Vale Rhyl wedi cau oherwydd Tan gwasanaethau brys yn delio.
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The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for strong wind and heavy rain in north Wales.
The worst conditions seem likely to be during Saturday afternoon and evening, with gusts of around 70 mph possible at lower levels, with hills seeing even higher gusts.
There are warnings that this could affect travel on the roads and ferrys from north Wales.
Spells of heavy rain are also forecast on Saturday and early Sunday.
The Met Office has issued a yellow 'be aware' warning for the potential of localised flooding.