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Loom band dress maker: Online bids have gone 'crazy'

An online auction for a dress made from loom bands ends tonight, with bids already exceeding £170,000.

The woman behind the creation says enthusiasm for the dress has gone 'crazy'.

The dress cost £47 to make, and Helen Wright says that any money made will be 'a bonus'.

Bidding on the online auction website ends at 5.15pm.

You can see our full interview with Helen on Wales at Six tonight on ITV.

Loom dress online auction deadline looms

The dress is made of 20,000 elastic bands and cost £47 to make Credit: eBay

An online auction for a dress made from loom bands ends tonight, with bids already exceeding £170,000.

Helen Wright of Prestatyn was shocked when bidding went through the roof for the dress, which is made from 20,000 elastic bands.

The dress cost £47 to make. Bidding ends at 5.15pm.


Is this loom band dress worth £170,000?

The loom craze seems to have gone a bit loony as this dress made out of loom bands on Ebay is attracting bids of almost £170,000.

The loom band dress is up for sale on ebay. Credit: ebay

But who would buy it? It's only for those who will fit a size four and six.

There have been 137 bids so far.

The seller, helenwright72 from Prestatyn in Denbighshire, describes the dress as 'Multi-coloured, made from loom bands. Picture shows my daughter wearing it (approx size 4/6).'

There are only four days left to bid.

The child's loom band dress that could cost you £170k Credit: ebay

Nova Centre redevelopment takes a step forward

Denbighshire Council has released artist's impressions of what the redeveloped site could look like Credit: Denbighshire Council

Plans to redevelop the Nova Centre in Prestatyn have moved a step closers after Denbighshire Council approved its investment in the project.

The council has now approved investment of £108,864 to help the £3.6million redevelopment project reach the 'detailed design stage.'

The project will now move on to the 'detailed design stage.' Credit: Denbighshire Council


Children's holiday camp in Prestatyn to close

Salford Childrens holiday camp in Prestatyn has closed with immediate effect, despite a campaign to save it.

The management committee said it was a difficult decision to have to make, but that they simply couldn't afford to keep it open.

The holiday camp will close with immediate effect

The camp has been providing holidays for under privileged children for almost 90 years.

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