A special memorial service has been held in Prestatyn to celebrate the lives of five people who were killed in a house fire last month.
Funerals will be held for the five people who died as a result of a flat fire in Prestatyn last month.
Melanie Jane Smith, accused of causing a house fire in Prestatyn that killed four people, is due to enter her plea in the New Year.
It's one of the great stately homes of Wales... that you've probably never heard of.
But for a cool £5million, Westbury Castle in Prestatyn - along with several outbuildings, and a wing that used to house over 50 servants - could be yours. Did we mention it has an abbey thrown in too?
We sent Rob Shelley with strict orders to look... but not make an offer.
Fashion designers from Prestatyn are among those in London for the city's annual fashion week.
It is estimated the event could bring in £100 million to the British economy.
Prestatyn is trying to get its shoppers thinking about where they spend their money.
The Totally Locally Prestatyn campaign aims to persuade people to divert £5 per week from big to small shops - and it seems to be paying off.
People in Prestatyn are being encouraged to use their local shops. Organisers of the initiative - named 'Totally Local' - say more than £4m would be raised a year if Prestatyn's 18,500 residents spent £5 a week in independent stores.
Most shops in the area support the scheme. For example, the initiative sees a local cafe promoting meat from a nearby butchers.
Prestatyn Town are out of the Europa League. They lost three nil to Croatian side, Rijeka - eight nil on aggregate.
Unless something remarkable happens, Prestatyn Town Football Club will probably crash out of the Europa Cup tonight. But getting to the second round of the contest has meant a huge cash windfall for a club that's normally frantically fundraising just to keep going. Rob Shelley reports.
Prestatyn Town's European adventure is all but over after losing 5-0 to Croatian side HNK Rijeka in the second qualifying round of the Europa League. A hat-trick from Leon Benko was the mainstay of a dominant Rijeka performance in front of a crowd of almost 10,000.
There is a second opportunity for the Seasiders to claw back the deficit during next Thursday's second leg, when the Croatian side travel to Wales firmly in control of the tie.
– Phil Merrick, Prestatyn Town chairman
I am immensely proud of the players for their efforts tonight and of the loyal supporters who made the trip at such short notice. I would also thank our opponents, their president and management for the superb way they have looked after us and I don't think there is any disgrace in going down to a team of such obvious strength and quality. We now look forward to meeting them again and entertaining them in Wales next week.
A 'baking without the bother' product dreamed up by a team of young entrepreneurs from North Wales is attracting interest from national retailers.
The team from Prestatyn High School are winners of the Welsh Young Enterprise competition.
Their 'cookie mix in a jar' started as a time-saving idea to help busy families.
"After they made the product we were taken aback by the demand for more once people had tried it," said head of sixth form Glen Vernon.
"Since then we have had some interest In the product from national retailers. It's a very exciting time. The team have done amazingly well with a very simple idea."
The mother accused of starting a fire that killed five people in Prestatyn says she wouldn't have it in her, and would never have wished harm on her neighbour's baby boy.
Melanie Smith is charged with the murder of Lee-Anna Shiers and Liam Timbrell, who lived above her, and three children.
Smith took the stand this afternoon to deny killing them by deliberately setting their flat on fire.
The defendant started crying in the witness box when she described the fire, saying she was "hysterical" and worried about the safety of her boyfriend, and others in the burning property.
During her evidence she denied being drunk on the night of the fire, and denies all charges. The court heard when interviewed by police she told them:
– Melanie Smith
I am not an arsonist and I am definitely not a murderer. I definitely did not start the fire in the flat. Give me a lie detector test. I will pass everything.
A woman accused of killing five members of the same family in a fire at their home in Prestatyn will face trial next month. Melanie Jane Smith appeared today at Caernarfon Crown Court via video link.
The 43 year old has previously pleaded not guilty to the murders of Liam Timbrell, his partner Lee-Anna Shiers, their 15 month old son Charlie, and Lee-Anna’s niece and nephew, Skye and Bailey Allen, two and four.
All five died in the fire at their flat in Maes y Groes, Prestatyn on October 19.
During today's 13-minute hearing it was announced that a three-week trial is due to begin at Mold crown court on April 10.