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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Situation report from the county council

Denbighshire County Council has issued an update on the current position in Denbighshire on Thursday, 19 March.

Below is the latest list of school closures:

Note: Parents/guardians will be notified by the schools directly.

* Awaiting Bryn Collen answer

Schools closing on Friday afternoon:

* Ysgol y Gwernant – 3pm Friday

Ysgol y Castell, Rhuddlan; Ysgol Bryn Hedydd, Rhyl ; Christchurch CP, Rhyl;Ysgol Emmanuel, Rhyl; Ysgol Llywelyn, Rhyl; Ysgol Bodnant, Prestatyn; Ysgol Henllan; Ysgol Pant Pastynog, Prion; Ysgol Tremeirchion; Ysgol Twm o’r Nant, Denbigh; Ysgol y Llys, Prestatyn; Ysgol Glan Clwyd for Years 10,11, 12 and 13); Denbigh High School (for Years 11, 12 and 13); Ysgol Betws GG; Ysgol Bro Elwern, Gwyddelwern; Ysgol Pentrecelyn; Ysgol Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd; Ysgol Carreg Emlyn, Clocaenog; Ysgol Gellifor; Ysgol Bryn Clwyd, Llandyrnog.

Schools closing on Thursday afternoon:
Ysgol Clawdd Offa, Prestatyn; Ysgol Melyd, Meliden; Ysgol Hiraddug, Dyserth; Ysgol Plas Brondyffryn, Denbigh; Ysgol Dewi Sant, Rhyl; Ysgol Pendref, Denbigh; Ysgol Penbarras, Ruthin; Rhos Street School, Ruthin; Ysgol Bro Cinmeirch, Llanrhaeadr; Ysgol Borthyn, Ruthin; Ysgol Dyffryn Ial; Ysgol Bro Famau; Ysgol Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd.

Schools closed on Wednesday afternoon:
Ysgol Penmorfa, Prestatyn; Rhyl High School; Denbigh High (Years 7,8,9 and 10); Ysgol Glan Clwyd closed on Wednesday for Years 7,8 and 9; Ysgol Dinas Bran.

Countryside and Heritage:   Given the current situation and advice on public gatherings, Denbighshire Countryside and Heritage Service will be implementing the following:
  • The Old Gaol and Nantclwyd y Dre Heritage attractions in Ruthin will not be opening this weekend and will remain closed to the public until further notice.
  • Plas Newydd and the onsite café in Llangollen will not be opening until further notice, but the grounds will be open.
  • Loggerheads Country Park will remain open but the visitor centre will be closed. The café remains open at this time.
  • Moel Famau Country Park will also remain open.

Due to low staffing levels, Ruthin Library will be closed Saturday morning March 21. The Library will open as usual on Monday.
St Asaph Library will be closed on Friday afternoon at 12pm and will re-open on Saturday morning.

Advice to businesses:  The Council’s website: has the latest information and advice to businesses regarding coronavirus, as well as links to Business Wales and Welsh Government websites.

The Council is also encouraging people to visit the Council’s website (  for information and access to online services.  This is due to a shortage of staff available to take calls.

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