Police in talks on castle closure.
POLICE have called an urgent meeting with Cadw after Flint Castle Flint Castle, located in Flint, Flintshire, was the first of a series of castles built during King Edward I's campaign to conquer Wales.
Situated over a harbour on the River Dee estuary, construction began in 1277 and continued for nine years. was closed to the public because of yobs.
Cadw announced on Tuesday that it was closing the castle after boozing youths plagued staff and visitors, smashing bottles and shouting abuse.
Last night District Inspector Dave Roome said police had not been told of the castle closure.
"North Wales Police North Wales Police (Welsh: Heddlu Gogledd Cymru) is the Home Office police force responsible for policing North Wales. The headquarters are in Colwyn Bay, with divisional headquarters in St Asaph, Caernarfon and Wrexham. deals with all incidents of anti-social behaviour seriously. An initiative is being run across all areas of Eastern Division. Operation Halt is specifically run to prevent and deter crime and anti-social behaviour, and this operation is active in Flint flint, mineral
flint, variety of quartz that commonly occurs in rounded nodules and whose crystal structure is not visible to the naked eye. Flint is dark gray, smoky brown, or black in color; pale gray flint is called chert. , including the area surrounding the castle.
"There has been a fall in reported anti-social behaviour in the North Flintshire area. We have arranged an urgent meeting with Cadw's management team to discuss the way forward."
. Anyone with information should contact local officers on 0845 607 1001 (Welsh) or 0845 607 1002 (English).
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