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Public consultation begins over Wylfa Newydd power station

Wylfa Newydd is the name of the project to build a new nuclear power station at Wylfa. Credit: ITV Wales News

The company behind plans for Wylfa Newydd power station on Anglesey has today set out how people can have their say on its new nuclear build plans.

Horizon Nuclear Power has set up a 10 week consultation period on the proposed multi-billion pound power station.

The consultation is a major step in the planning process and is the first time people will be able to view the company's proposals for Wylfa Newydd in detail.

People will be able to access the information online, at a series of public exhibitions and at libraries across north Wales and Anglesey.

It is crucial that people have the opportunity to have their say on our proposals. Wylfa Newydd is a major investment in the region and brings with it a wide range of benefits, from the economic to the educational, so we want to encourage people to take the time to get involved and understand what the project means for them, for the local area, and for Wales and the UK more widely.

– Alan Raymant, Chief Operating Officer at Horizon

Four people rescued from caravan fire in Towyn

North Wales Fire Service were alerted to the blaze earlier this morning.

Four people escaped uninjured after being alerted by a passer-by to a fire which destroyed a static caravan at Towyn early this morning.

Fire crews were from Rhyl and Abergele were called to the scene in Towyn Road at 5:26am. A dog died in the the blaze. It is thought the fire was accidental and may have been started by a discarded cigarette.



Prince Charles marks 75th anniversary of Airbus

Prince Charles had a special tour of the factory Credit: PA

The Prince of Wales has been to Airbus in Broughton to mark the site's 75th anniversary.

He went on a special tour of the north factory, and met apprentices and industrial cadets.

The Prince of Wales also met apprentices and industrial cadets during his visit Credit: PA

Prince of Wales to visit Airbus factory

The Prince of Wales is visiting Airbus at Broughton in Flintshire today to mark the site's 75th anniversary.

Prince Charles will go on a special tour of the factory Credit: PA

The site played a vital role during the Second World War, producing aircraft including the Wellington and Lancaster bombers. The plant now employs around 6,000 people and also trains apprentices.

Prince Charles will have a tour of the site's North Factory.

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