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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.


Llandudno woman jailed for stealing lego

A Llandudno woman who stole Lego worth more than £1,000 during a string of thefts from shops has been sentenced to eight months in prison.

The woman stole more than £1,000 worth of lego in a series of thefts Credit: PA

Christine Grogan, 32, from Llandudno, admitted six theft charges, and handling tins of coffee. Several offences were considered.

She had targeted stores in the Llandudno area repeatedly and also stole from ASDA, Aldi, Sports Direct, BHS and B&Q.

District judge Gwyn Jones told her at the town’s court :”You were going from shop to shop, went on your own or with others, with a view to stealing a significant amount of property.”

Judge Jones told the defendant, who appeared on a video link, that she was a “professional shoplifter.”

Calls for dismissal of Pembrokeshire Council Chief Executive

There are calls for Bryn Parry Jones to be dismissed. Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

A meeting will be held today calling for the dismissal of Pembrokeshire council's Chief Executive Bryn Parry Jones.

The CEO is currently being investigated by Police after he was paid £45,000 which should've been included as pension contributions.

Last month 200 union members turned out to protest against what they describe as a "catalogue of failures and concerns" while under his leadership.

Broughton aircraft plant celebrates 75th anniversary

The plant has been manufacturing aircraft for 75 years. Credit: ITV Wales News

Celebrations will be held today to mark the 75th anniversary of aircraft manufacturing at the Broughton plant in Flintshire.

Airbus UK currently employs 6,000 people at the plant which manufactures wings for the Airbus fleet.

The plant produced aircraft during the Second World War. Credit: ITV Wales News

The site started producing Wellington and Lancaster bombers and many other aircraft during the Second World War.


Appeal after dozen arson attacks across North Wales

Police say there have been more than a dozen incidents in the Deeside area over the past five weeks, mainly in Shotton and Connah’s Quay.

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Many of incidents happen between midnight and 5am and include rubbish fires; wheelie bins and refuse skips being set alight and grass fires. In the early hours of August 16th a vehicle was burnt out on North Street in Shotton.

The latest arson incidents include a garden fence set alight at around in Meadowbank, Holywell, trees set alight in Rowley Drive, Shotton and a field of straw burnt in Sealand.

We are determined to find those responsible for these extremely dangerous and damaging crimes. We are currently running a high visibility patrolling plan and deploying officers in key areas. As yet no arrests have been made, but we believe local youths maybe involved.

– Sgt Lee Woodworth

Police are urging local residents to get in touch with information and call 101.

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