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North Wales Police are investigating after a body was found behind a Wrexham hotel on Tuesday 18th July.
The discovery was made behind the Hand Hotel on Holt Road.
The death is being treated as unexplained and local officers are making enquiries to identify the body
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Police are appealing for help to find a "vulnerable" 17-year-old from Wrexham.
Farhana Begum was last seen by her family at approximately 8:30am on Friday 23 June, when she left home to go to college.
We are becoming increasingly concerned for Farhana’s welfare and are appealing for the public’s help to find her.
Farhana is described as being between 5’ 1” and 5’ 3” tall, of medium build with very long black hair.
She was last seen wearing a green-coloured jacket and black leggings.
She was carrying a large dark holdall bag.
Farhana is vulnerable and her disappearance is completely out of character.
We are in contact with colleagues in other forces as she may have travelled to either the Manchester, Bradford and Birmingham areas.
Anybody who may know of her whereabouts, or anybody who may have seen her is asked to contact us immediately. Equally we are appealing direct to Farhana for to make contact with either ourselves or her family to let us know that she is safe and well.
Anyone with information is urged to called 101.
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Carole Green at the Wrexham and Clwyd South counts reports that the Labour camp say they are confident of holding both seats, based on sampling of the votes as they're verified prior to counting. Labour supporters say they're hearing same from Delyn, though it will be close.
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A 49-year-old Wrexham man has been sentenced to 14 weeks in prison after shouting obscenities during a minute silence being held at a vigil for the Manchester bombings.
Steven Barry Ellis was arrested at the vigil in Wrexham on Friday night.
He appeared before Wrexham magistrates court on Saturday and was sentenced immediately.
The immediate sentencing of this man demonstrates that this type of behaviour will not be tolerated in North Wales.
- Independent 26 (-2)
- Labour 12 (no change)
- Conservatives 9 (+4)
- Plaid Cymru 3 (+1)
- Liberal Democrats 2 (-3)
Labour actually won 23 seats on Wrexham council back in 2012 but the party's group of councillors has been drastically reduced by defections to the independents.