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18 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Abergele terraced house on fire

Crews from three fire engines are tackling the blaze on Ffordd y Morfa which caused smoke to billow into the sky Crews from three fire engines are tackling the blaze, which broke out at a property on Ffordd y Morfa at about 11am today.

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21 hrs ago | Rhyl Journal

Kinmel Bay man jailed for nine years for raping teenage boy

A RADIO ham raped a boy of 14 who shared his interest after plying him with whisky until he felt dizzy, a court heard today .

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

UKClimbing.com

Drws Y Coed Boulder [Betws-y-coed, Wales]

Crag features Small hardcore cellar board like bloc in Drws Y Coed. The rock is very compact and quartzy and, true to its quarried origins, many of the holds are shallow two finger boreholes.

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IcNorthWales

Bird Notes: Nesting pair of glossy ibis a sign of changing climate

The RSPB announced this week that a pair of Glossy Ibis built a nest at its Frampton Marsh nature reserve in Lincolnshire, though no chicks were raised.

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IcNorthWales

Judith Hewitt: Rhyl campaigner accused of assaulting hunt official

Following the confrontation in January this year, Judith Hewitt put a video of the incident on YouTube, allegedly adding disparaging comments.

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IcNorthWales

Peregrine falcon found dead in Penmaenmawr quarry was poisoned

The female peregrine falcon died in a quarry in Penmaenmawr in June. Blood tests revealed that poison in its system caused its death.

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IcNetwork

High Street Campaign: 'There'll always be a need for somewhere ...

WalesOnline has teamed up with the Welsh Government's Support Your High Street campaign and ahead of High Street Week we're meeting some of the characters who help keep our high streets a friendly place to be "I spent 20 years in telemarketing and didn't want to do it anymore.

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BBC News

Dead peregrine falcon was poisoned

Tests have shown rat poison killed the female bird of prey, which was discovered in a quarry in Penmaenmawr in June.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

IcNorthWales

Austin Bellew: Llandudno mugger snatched A 400 from pensioner in street

A drug addict snatched A 400 from a man of 82 after the pensioner counted his cash several times on the way to a bank, a judge heardon Monday.

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IcNorthWales

Armed police called to late-night gun alert in Rhyl

Armed police were called to an address in Rhyl on Sunday night following reports a man may have been in possession of a firearm.

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IcNetwork

It was too good to last....summer's all but over and will only...

The above average maximum temperatures we enjoyed in June and July won't be making a comeback in what's left of August Holidaymakers enduring cold rain and blustery winds on the promenade at Aberystwyth Wales UK on the late May Bank Holiday Monday last year Wales' second successive summer of beautiful sunshine has come to an abrupt end with no ... (more)

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IcNetwork

Sir Ranulph Fiennes pays glowing tribute to 23-year-old Welsh...

The world's greatest living explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has praised a young Welsh adventurer for becoming the first person to walk 1,500 miles solo across Mongolia.

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IcNorthWales

James Usher: Tributes from employers for son of Brookside star

Death of the 25-year-old who was living in COlwyn Bay is currently being treated as unexplained by police in Scotland Tributes have been paid to a former soap star's son found who was unconscious on a ship and later died.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, The Bill, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Paul Usher

Sun Aug 17, 2014

IcNetwork

Why you can expect to pay twice as much for your car insurance if you live in Cardiff than Llandudno

Elsewhere, a motorist living in London faces paying almost four times the amount that a driver in the Isle of Man would spend on their car insurance.

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UKClimbing.com

Marian Bach [Conwy, Wales]

Crag features Single pitch bolted limestone recently developed. Awaiting further information from the climbers who have put up the new lines.

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IcNetwork

KFC franchisee Gastronomy Foods eyes further expansion

A COMPANY which operates 11 KFC restaurants in Mid and North Wales is aiming for major expansion after securing a new finance package.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

IcNetwork

'Robin Williams was a unique genius' - the touching tribute ...

The 72-year-old from Colwyn Bay also spoke of his sadness that the late Hollywood funnyman's turn in his forthcoming sci-fi caper Absolutely Anything would be the last time fans would be able to enjoy his on-screen talents.

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IcNorthWales

Closure threat for Homebase in Llandudno could cost up to 40 jobs

The company has announced a period of consultation with employees at the store based on the Mostyn Champneys retail park It comes after supporters fought and lost a valiant battle to keep open the company's Holyhead shop.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Rhyl Journal

Former BBC journalist to run for Clwyd West seat

A FORMER BBC journalist will run for the Clwyd West seat at next year's General Election.

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Flobberlob

Denbigh, Ruthin, Mold, Colwyn Bay etc.

We went on a little mini Antiques Road Trip through North Wales yesterday and stayed one night at a B&B out in the middle of nowhere, near St. Asaphe, which is near Denbigh.

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