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Hundreds attend maternity services rally in Rhyl

Hundreds of people have turned out at a rally in Rhyl to protest against the downgrading of maternity services at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd.

The rally underway in Rhyl Credit: Ian Lang/ITV News

A consultation over the changes launched last week.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board says safety is its 'overriding concern', adding it'll 'listen to the views of all' before making a decision.


Memorial to schoolboy Isaac Nash unveiled

The plaque for Isaac unveiled on Sunday

The family of 12-year-old Isaac Nash, who was swept into the sea off Anglesey a year ago, has returned to the island to present the RNLI with money they've raised.

The trust set up in Isaac's name has raised £10,000 for the RNLI.

The trust has raised £10,000 for the RNLI

A memorial plaque for Isaac was unveiled at the boathouse in Trearddur Bay.

"We still find it comforting to come back" said Isaac's father, Adam Nash.

"We still want to come back and support the local area as much as we can."

Isaac Nash's family have raised £10,000 for the RNLI

The family of a boy who went missing after being swept out to sea last summer will present a cheque to the RNLI today.

Isaac was swept out to sea whilst on a family holiday in Aberffraw on Anglesey last August Credit: Family photo

12 year old Isaac Nash, from Huddersfield, went missing off the shores of Aberffraw last August.

His family have been fundraising for the RNLI charity in the last year.

The Isaac Nash Trust has raised £10,000.

A memorial plaque will also be unveiled in Isaac's name.

Tributes paid to motorcyclist who died in A539 crash

The family of a motorcyclist who died in a crash on the A539 yesterday say he will be missed 'for his character and sense of humour.'

James' family say he was a 'passionate and experienced motorcyclist.' Credit: North Wales Police

42 year old James Evans from the Penycae area of Wrexham died after a collision with another vehicle which happened shortly before 7:40am yesterday morning.

James was the eldest of seven children and he was currently working as a fitter/welder on a project in Ellesmere.

He was a passionate and experienced motorcyclist, starting in motocross when he was just eleven years old.

He will be sadly missed by his father, brothers, sister and close family members for his character and sense of humour. Anyone who knew him knew there was never a dull moment around James.

The family are now requesting privacy at this very difficult time.

– North Wales Police

Police investigations are continuing into the two vehicle collision which happened on the A539 road at Overton close to the Cross Foxes Public House, Erbistock, yesterday.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or who may have been in the area at the time should call 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously with information on 0800 555 111.


Motorcyclist left with life threatening injuries after accident

A motorcyclist has been left with serious life-threatening injuries after an accident in Wrexham on Friday.

It happened just before 7:40 on Friday morning Credit: PA

It happened on the A539 at Overton near the Cross Foxes Public House and involved a blue and white Suzuki motorcycle and a Fiat car.

The road is currently closed in both directions while police carry out their investigations.

Shortly before 7.40am this morning a road traffic collision took place on the A539 close to the Cross Foxes public house, Overton involving a blue and white Suzuki motorcycle and blue Fiat car resulting in the motorcyclist sustaining serious life threatening injuries. A full investigation will now take place and we’d like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the collision or events leading up to it to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and quote reference S131094.

– Sgt Tony Gatley, North Wales Police
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