A convicted murderer who raped a teenage boy after being released from prison has today been sentenced to another 10 years behind bars.
Robert Kirkham, 64 and from Old Colwyn, spent more than 20 years in jail, after being convicted of murder back in 1982.
He then raped and indecently assaulted a 13-year-old boy in the Wrexham area around 1996, after he was released on licence from his previous sentence.
At Mold Crown Court today, he was jailed for ten years, and placed on the sex offenders register for life.
A women's been rescued from a fire in Old Colwyn.
Firefighters were called out just after 4 this morning to a house in Mill Road.
An investigation's underway.
News that hundreds of jobs have been safeguarded in Old Colwyn is being welcomed. Daniel Contractors has gone into administration but Dwr Cymru Welsh Water has appointed another company to take over the work.
A building firm in Old Colwyn confirmed today that they have gone into administration.
There have been fears for the future of Daniel Contractors, which employs 250 people at its North Wales site.
Administrators Deloitte say they are in discussions to sell all or parts of the business and safeguard as many jobs as possible.
Up to 250 jobs could be under threat in Colwyn Bay as a major building firm is reported to be considering going into administration. It's claimed the posts could be at risk at Daniel Contractors, as Rob Shelley reports.
An 86-year-old woman has died after she was involved in a collision with a car.
North Wales Police say the incident took place on Abergele Road in Old Colwyn, Conwy on Saturday night.
The woman was taken to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, but was later pronounced dead.
Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact police on 101.
The Promenade is closed because of flooding between Cliff Gardens and West Promenade / Penrhos Road.