Anglesey News June 2006
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Demi Moore Movie's Anglesey Premiere
Demi Moore's latest movie, Half Light, gets its UK premiere in Holyhead on Anglesey on Sunday, 18 June.
Though the Hollywood actress herself will not be present, the film is expected to attract a record audience at the Ucheldre Cultural Centre in Holyhead.
Known for its outstanding natural beauty, the Anglesey coast, and Llanddwyn beach in particular, was an obvious choice for this film. Moore plays a novelist who visits a remote fishing village to come to terms with her son's death.
Jude Law eyes Anglesey real estate
Hollywood heart throb, 33 year old Jude Law has been seen in Rhosneigr, Anglesey.
He is said to be house hunting near the west Anglesey coastal village. A local watersports shopkeeper, David Buckland, said Law hired a wetsuit and surfboard from his shop, Funsport.
Accompanied by his children, Rafferty,9, Iris,5, and Rudy, 3, Law was seen on Broad Beach and is said to be keen on an exclusive beach side property.
With magnificent sea views and miles of sandy beaches on the island, we can understand his interest. Watch out for more news here!
Holyhead major retail investment boost
Giant supermarket investment plans are unveiled for Holyhead, according to the Holyhead Mail (21 June). Forming part of a massive $46 million retail park investment on the outskirts of the Anglesey town, an estimated 400 jobs could be created.
Plans show a 65,000 sq ft food store which would be built on the old Hedstrom Toy factory. Anglesey County Council will look at the application this autumn.
Investors on the existing 60,000 sq ft site include Wilkinsons hardware, Peacocks clothing, Brantano shoes and fashion chain New Look. In fact, Wilkinsons are so pleased with business that they will expand by a further 7,000 sq ft.
David MacMullen, a director with Pettifer Estates, said: We want to keep [the] investment on Anglesey. He pointed to the environmental benefits from saving fuel, saying a round trip to Bangor for major shopping is about 50 miles.
Anglesey coast fuel slick alert
A fuel slick has been spotted in the Menai Straits, between Anglesey and the mainland off the North Wales coast.
It seems some Yachtsmen alerted the local Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) after spotting a slick between Y Felinheli and the Britannia Bridge.
The MCA is investigating further the source of the pollution, with support from the Environemnt Agency and the Local Authority. It's not clear at this stage whether the spillage is diesel or oil.
Anglesey Sea Zoo Investment Opportunity
Anglesey Sea Zoo, a top island attraction located near the village of Brynsiencyn, is up for sale. (The Mail, 28 June)
Owners for 22 years, David and Alison Lea Wilson, want to sell the Sea Zoo on the Menai Straits so that they can focus on their other business, Halen Mon (Anglesey Salt).
Available on the market for $2.8 million, the offer is only available for a short time and will then be withdrawn.
Serious investors should contact Melfyn Williams at Estate Agents, Williams and Goodwin on (01248) 751000.
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