ANSWERS DEMANDED AM Antoinette Sandbach has demanded answers over the sale of the Holywell Lluesty bird sanctuary for £1 which she claimed had been “kept off the books”. Holywell Town Council and the WelshGovernment say there is nothing underhand about the deal. For full story see tomorrow's Daily Post.
Emergency Nothing showing on emergency calls as of 3.45pm. Hopefully it will stay that way.
Just finished writing a very sad story about a mum's devastation after the unexplained and sudden death of her 14-month-old son. The full story and tributes will be in tomorrow's paper
Everyone at DP HQ is transfixed as Austrian skydiver, Felix Baumgartner is about to embark on his mission to break a series of freefall records....
Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartne has landed from his descent 23 miles above the Earth, completing a death-defying freefall which has made him the first skydiver to break the sound barrier.
All seems to be very quiet with emergency services at the moment.
Good morning all from Daily Post HQ, I am joined here by Eryl Crump who is having a ring round of the emergency services at the moment and will be providing updates soon
Once again it's a bit of a chilly morning, some light rain here in Llandudno Junction
Emergency services say they have had a quiet night with no serious incidents.
According to Traffic Wales, all clear on the roads this morning - will keep you updated if we hear anything
WEATHER: A chilly start but any fog patches will clear by mid morning. Most places will see some sunny spells but there could be a few showers. Cloud will increase from the west later in the afternoon with rain arriving by evening.
Persistent rain, heavy at times, will become lighter and patchy overnight. Strong winds developing, reaching gale force especially in exposed areas.
TRANSPORT: Virgin Trains to keep running West Coast Main Line in the short term.
TRAFFIC ALERT: The B5129 High Street in Connah's Quay busy but moving in both directions at the Fron Road junction.There's heavy traffic on Chester Road (West) in both directions in Shotton at the Alexandra Street junction.
The A487 in Caernarfon is reported busy and traffic is building on the Britannia Bridge eastbound on the Anglesey side.
The new Recorder of Caernarfon, His Honour Judge Dafydd Hughes, will be installed at a special ceremony in the Caernarfon Town Council chamber this evening.
TRAFFIC ALERT: A483 from The Welsh Border towards Chester South between the jcts with the A5156 and the A55 - delays of 15mins due to heavy traffic.
NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD: Festival officials, working with Denbighshire Council and Welsh Government Supplier Development Service, have organised an event for local businesses and companies to find out more about the services and products the Eisteddfod will require over the next few months.
The Meet the Buyer session is held at Technium OPTiC, St Asaph Business Park on Thursday, October 18 at 1pm. For more details ring the Eisteddfod office on 0845 4090 400.
CRISIS: The 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, which was a 13 day confrontation between the Soviet Union and the United States over the presence of missile sites in Cuba, will be marked at a special conference being organised by the Aberystwyth University Centre for Intelligence and International Security Studies at Gregynog Hall near Newtown on October 25-27.
TRAFFIC UPDATE: One lane of the A55 closed eastbound at Junction 32, Holywell.
Delays are reported to be easing in the roadworks at Llanddulas.
HOLYHEAD: A dad-of-two missing from his Holyhead home has been found dead.
Eric Owen Driver, 46, disappeared on Friday October 5 - sparking a public appeal to find him.
His body was found at Penrhos beach on Friday.
A post mortem has been undertaken and an inquest opened and adjourned.
Tributes to the popular dad have poured into social media sites.
TRAFFIC: Conway Road at Mostyn Broadway Llandudno is busy at the retail park
Supporters of missing April Jones have staged a fundraising ride for the Machynlleth five year old.
Wayne Rogers and others from different scooter clubs from across the region drove scooters, bikes and cars bearing pink ribbons from McDonald’s restaurant in Abergele to Betws y Coed on Sunday.
An appeal called April’s Fund has been set up to help her family. The little girl went missing on October 1.
POLICE: Officers are investigating after a woman was attacked by a dog last night. Paramedics were alerted to the incident in Ruthin Road, Denbigh at about 7pm. The woman was taken to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd by ambulance for treatment to cuts and lacerations to her hands and legs.
POLITICS: Home Secretary Theresa May will tell MPs today that the Government intends to opt out of a raft of EU police and justice measures.
DEFENCE: The construction of the “largest and most powerful warship” built for the Royal Navy is due to take another step today as its 11,000-tonne hull section is readied for a 600-mile journey to Rosyth.
SHOWBIZ: There's a gala screening of a new film directed by Dustin Hoffman tonight (7.30pm) at the Empire in Leicester Square. It stars Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins, Tom Courtenay and Sheridan Smith and is about a group of ex-opera singers living in a retirement home.
APRIL JONES: PEOPLE of Machynlleth have found an "inner strength" and will continue to act with their "customary calm, pride and dignity", says Mayor Cllr Gareth Jones. They will provide continued and ongoing support to April and her family.
A man from the Vale of Glamorgan has died and several other tourists are in hospital after a boat capsized in Hout Bay, South Africa. A Foreign Office spokesman confirmed the death of Peter Hyett, 64. His wife and daughter, from Bournemouth, survived.
SPORT: South Africa have accepted an apology from England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive David Collier over comments he made regarding the involvement of South African players in the Kevin Pietersen text row, the ECB have announced.