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Man appears in court following fatal stabbing in Denbigh

A man has appeared in court following the death of a woman in Denbigh.

Jason Cooper, 27, appeared at Llandudno Magistrates Court accused of attempted murder and wounding with intent.

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Police confirmed a woman - named as Laura Stuart during court proceedings - died during the incident in the early hours of Saturday morning where a man was also injured.

Arrest following stabbing incident in Denbigh

A man has been arrested following a stabbing incident in Denbigh.

Two people were injured following an incident in the Love Lane/High Street area at 4am on Saturday 12th August:

We are very grateful to the local community for their assistance -officers were at the scene within minutes and an arrest was made shortly afterwards.

“The public have been assisting officers with their enquiries in the local area and providing important information.”

– Detective Chief Inspector Alun Oldfield, North Wales Police

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.

JK Rowling sends 'owl post' to Denbighshire School

JK Rowling has replied to a school in Denbighshire via 'owl post' as they prepare to host a Harry Potter themed event during British Science Week.

The letter is addressed to the "dear children of Denbighshire." Credit: Denbighshire Council

The letter from the famous author, stamped by 'owl post', thanks the children of Ysgol Bodfari for getting in touch with her and tells them she is hoping to write another children’s book soon.

The school, near Denbigh, was successfully awarded a grant from the British Science Association, and the school’s Harry Potter themed event has been given the prestigious honour of being selected as a UK flagship for British Science Week, which ends this Sunday.

Ysgol Bodfari, near Denbigh. Credit: Google Maps

Pupils and staff will use Harry Potter’s magical wizarding world to think about science within the context of the changes happening in the world around them.


Man killed in crash near Mold named

A man killed in a crash in Nannerch near Mold, which left two others in hospital, has been named.

The collision involved one vehicle and happened yesterday afternoon. Credit: Bing

28-year-old Jonathan Philip Yeardley, from Nannerch, was killed in the collision yesterday afternoon.

One man remains in hospital in Stoke and is in what's been described as a serious but stable condition.

Another who was taken to the Wrexham Maelor Hospital with minor injuries has since been discharged.

Police are still appealing for witnesses to the incident and urge anyone with information to call them on 101.

Police appeal after fatal collision near Mold

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a person was killed in a crash on the A541 Mold to Denbigh Road.

Police and ambulance services were made aware of the incident at around half 2 this afternoon.

The collision is believed to have involved one vehicle - a black coloured Volkswagen Golf.

Police officers and members of the ambulance service attended the incident at around 2:30 this afternoon, but one of the occupants of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

A further two people have been taken to hospital - one man transferred to Stoke Hospital with serious injuries and another to Wrexham Maelor Hospital, with what's thought to be minor injuries.

The road is currently closed but diversions have been put in place at Afon Wen and Lixum.

Anyone who was travelling on the road at the time and witnessed the collision is urged to call North Wales Police on 101.

Man in his early 70s dies following collision in Denbigh

North Wales Police are carrying out an investigation into the collision. Credit: PA Images

A man in his early 70s has died after a road traffic collision this morning on the A525 at Ruthin Road in Denbigh.

The collision, involving a black Nissan Micra which the man was driving, happened shortly before 7.55am close to the Brookhouse Mill.

Investigations are continuing and police are asking anyone who saw the collision to call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and quote U001518.

The road has now been re-opened after it was closed in both directions this morning.

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