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Offline Hugo

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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1695 on: August 15, 2023, 11:04:04 pm »
We went out with friends on Saturday and they were staying at the Travel lodge in Colwyn Bay.   On Sunday morning a coach pulled up at the rear of the place ( by Morrisons ) and a load of what appeared to be immigrants came out of the hotel and boarded the coach
Our friends paid about 200 pounds to stay there for two nights  but described the place as awful and would never stay there again but if those people were migrants they would have stayed there free of any charge.   It's not the first time that I've heard that the migrants are staying there

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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1696 on: August 16, 2023, 09:25:34 am »
They have used a four star boutique hotel to put them in up here:

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/asylum-seekers-housed-dumfries-hotel-30627084

It has just had a ?3 million refurbishment.


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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1697 on: August 16, 2023, 12:53:05 pm »
Perhaps the migrants were leaving the travel lodge in Colwyn Bay because it didn't meet the standards that they are used to, such a shame for them having to rough it a bit.

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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1698 on: September 03, 2023, 04:35:49 pm »
Penrhyn Bay, Rhos and Colwyn Bay were choc-a  this afternoon. We slowly went the whole length twice and there wasn't a space anywhere.Except............................Two old ladies were sitting in one on two garden chairs !! The insuts being hurled from cars had to be heard to be believed. Talk about selfish !! Further on we were turned away as someone pulled out by a young dusky fellow who said we could'nt have the space as he was saving it for someone.  Unbelievable rudeness.
Mad, Bad and Dangerous to know.


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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay..Planes avoid mid-air crash off NW coast
« Reply #1700 on: September 09, 2023, 09:12:56 am »
Planes narrowly avoid mid-air crash off Welsh coast
Tragedy was avoided after one of the planes executed a steep 'last minute' turn

The incident occurred at a relatively low altitude of 1,300 feet when the pilot of a Diamond DA42 twin-engine propeller saw a Piper PA28 light aircraft cruising between two and three nautical miles ahead of them. The DA42 was travelling at a faster speed and the gap between the two aircraft started to close as a result.

cont https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/planes-narrowly-avoid-mid-air-27683514#source=breaking-news

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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1701 on: September 13, 2023, 09:52:34 am »
A popular former sandwich shop in Colwyn Bay has gone on the market.

The building was formerly home to Bon Appetit, a closed sandwich shop that on a ?busy? corner of Abergele Road.

The premises has remained vacant since Bon Appetit?s closure, and is on the market with St David?s Commercial for a freehold price of ?115,000.

It is made up of three floors (ground, first and second), with extensive storage space, a kitchen area, and a toilet, with a total 67.42 square metres available to be snapped up.

St David?s Commercial said the property is available now.?      ref pioneer




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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1702 on: September 26, 2023, 10:07:31 am »
Former club and TOFS store on seaside town's high street heading to auction
The site in Colwyn Bay has been empty for a number of years

It has remained empty since then. Now the building is heading to auction next month with a guide price of ?250,000.

Paul Fosh Auctions said: "A substantial, five storey commercial premises. The property comprises of a double fronted retail unit to ground floor of the property, and three stores of vacant space above.

"Subject to the relevant conditions this property may be suitable for alternative use such as a restaurant, gym or cafe. Additionally, there may be scope to convert it into smaller retail units or residential accommodation.

"The property is situated within the main retail area of the town, amongst popular retailers such as Boots, Santander, William Hill and many others. The train station is 100 yards from the property. Additionally there is a large public car park to the rear."

cont https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/former-club-tofs-store-seaside-27785130?IYA-reg=49560bcd-5a9c-47f0-8fc5-ba2e71710589

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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay.............anti-social behaviour
« Reply #1703 on: September 28, 2023, 09:53:35 am »
THOSE who are constantly involved in anti-social behaviour are set to be banned from Colwyn Bay railway station.

The Withdrawal of Implied Permission (WIP) scheme, which has been introduced by Transport for Wales and supported by British Transport Police, will target persistent offenders at stations at Holyhead, Bangor, Colwyn Bay and Prestatyn.

The scheme can also be used for those who continually loiter in and around stations or cause problems by persistent and aggressive begging.

The scheme was introduced at the beginning of September and will last indefinitely, with other stations being added if necessary.

Those who persistently act in an anti-social manner in these areas will be handed a notice which will ban them from hanging around the station.

Those who breach the notice will be liable for arrest.

cont https://www.northwalespioneer.co.uk/news/23818650.scheme-tackle-anti-social-behaviour-colwyn-bay-railway-station/?ref=rss&IYA-reg=49560bcd-5a9c-47f0-8fc5-ba2e71710589

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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1704 on: October 19, 2023, 10:39:14 am »
Colwyn Bay building home to Johnny Dough?s up for sale

THE BUILDING occupied by Johnny Dough?s pizza restaurant in Colwyn Bay has gone on the market.

The 18/18A Conway Road site is home to the wood-fire pizza chain, which also has eateries in Llandudno and Conwy.

The property is now on the market with estate agent St David?s Commercial, for a freehold guide price of ?139,950.

Described as a ?substantial investment property?, Johnny Dough?s and the ground floor accommodation at the site are let on a licence basis for ?6,000 a year.

cont https://www.northwalespioneer.co.uk/news/23863473.colwyn-bay-building-home-johnny-doughs-sale/?ref=rss&IYA-reg=49560bcd-5a9c-47f0-8fc5-ba2e71710589

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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1705 on: October 20, 2023, 05:48:19 pm »
It has rained all day here in Colwyn Bay so it's no wonder that there is some flooding in the town


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-67169798

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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1706 on: October 26, 2023, 10:19:30 am »
Squeeze on cars in seaside town revamp sounds warning for rest of North Wales
Revised proposals for Colwyn Bay place a greater emphasis on walking and cycling

A planned revamp of a North Wales seaside town may signpost the future challenges that await other communities in the region. Conwy Council has unveiled proposals for Colwyn Bay which demote the dominance of cars.

Under the plans, roads will be narrowed, parking restricted or removed, and areas redesigned to make it easier for people to walk and cycle. More charging points will be installed to accommodate the transition to electric vehicles.

cont https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/squeeze-cars-seaside-town-revamp-27980803?IYA-reg=49560bcd-5a9c-47f0-8fc5-ba2e71710589

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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1707 on: October 26, 2023, 12:17:27 pm »
 Hi Hugo------ Better get your bike oiled and ready to go. You will be fit as a butchers dog if this comes to p[ass !

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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1708 on: October 27, 2023, 08:47:23 am »
I think that I could manage going downhill on my bike but getting back up the hill will finish me off.   I'll use my bus pass instead and save on the carbon footprints, that's my excuse anyway.

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Re: Everything to do with Colwyn Bay
« Reply #1709 on: October 29, 2023, 09:41:46 am »
Colwyn Bay: Pedestrianisation plans get mixed response

Plans to pedestrianise large parts of a seaside town have had a mixed response, with some local people keen to attract visitors, but worried about parking.

Many roads in the centre of Colwyn Bay in Conwy county will become much narrower and cycle lanes will be built, some replacing free on-street parking.

A railway station car park will become a pedestrianised plaza.

Conwy council wants to transform the town into a place where cycling or walking is encouraged rather than cars.

As well as making the town centre more attractive, it is keen to radically improve the town centre's links to the promenade area which is popular with visitors using the vast sandy beach.

cont https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-67228032