A few reports of emergency services heading west earlier this afternoon - unsure if connected, but North Wales Fire have said tonight "Large fire at #Llechwedd Slate, Blaenau Ffestiniog. Please avoid the area." Pic from area by Debbie of what looks like serious incident. PIC: (Click for large)
@ShitChester Yes - newsquest, and the bit at the bottom that could be local knowledge about who is not standing again - in the BBC feed as well. Work by the LDR @stetopping and syndicated to all accepted to the feed eg. link
@ShitChester Just checked the BBC LDR feeds - it seems Newsquest could not be bothered to collate that list themselves either. Ultimate disinterest in local democracy when the basic candidate list, let alone Q&As etc, is outsourced to licence fee payers. PIC: (Click for large)
@ShitChester They are happy to take the statutory notice cash as the apparent conduit of the councils to the people, but have abdicated reporting to the BBC Local Democracy Reporting Service and have been eternally terrible on council elections...