TRIBUTES have been paid to a dad and husband who died in a crash near Bala.

Neil Vaughan, 66, was described as a "lovely man". He was born and raised in Chester.

The incident on April 6 took place on the A4212. It happened shortly after 11am and involved a motorbike and a car.

A police statement said: "Neil was the beloved dad to Karis and Keenan; husband to Kiki, “Her lovely man“ and a cherished friend to many.

"He was passionate about music, adventure and travel. Neil will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

"The family wish to thank everyone for their kind messages, and request their privacy is respected at this difficult time."

North Wales Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has dashcam footage from the A4212 around the time of the collision to contact them via live webchat or by calling 101 quoting ref Q047692.