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11 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Wakestock 2014: Three day music and wakeboarding festival hits all the right notes

One of Europe's largest wakeboarding and music festivals comes to a close tonight in Penrhos - to a resounding success according to festivalgoers Thousands of people will stay up late to enjoy the headliners on the main stage of the Wakestock Gwyl y Mor festival held on three sites in Abersoch , Penrhos and the marina at Pwllheli , Llyn.

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15 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Wales in the hunt to become the UK's Cape Canaveral

The Welsh icon gives his first interview since life-threatening surgery - performed by a South African surgeon on Friday 13th when Wales played in Durban It's the scariest date in any parent's diary - the first day of the holidays.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Mail

We have lift-off! Britain to blast off into space: UK to have only...

We have lift-off! Britain to blast off into space: UK to have only spaceport outside America as we reveal proposed sites... and six out of eight are in Scotland British space tourists could be blasting off from the UK's own commercial 'spaceport' in four years' time under ambitious Government plans being launched this week.

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MilkandCookies

World's Largest Underground Trampoline

The world's largest underground trampoline has been unveiled in a cave in Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales.

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Daily Mail

Our top tips to find the best holiday park sites

Not so very long ago holiday parks had an image problem. Some people - often those who could afford charming holiday cottages - saw them as a blot on the landscape.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

IcNorthWales

Fair-weather visitors miss out as sun shines bright for Caernarfon Show

Caernarfon Show tries hard to live up to its billing at the North Wales Show but last Saturday little effort was needed: a showground which is bracketed by Snowdonia's mountains and the sparkling Menai Strait, revelled in a day of perfect weather.

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The Drinks Business

Welsh brewery wins 'peint' pint battle

An independent brewery in Wales has won a two-year battle to be allowed to mark its glasses as Welsh "peints", rather than pints.

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IcNorthWales

A470 Dolgellau: Grieving family lucky to escape alive while laying flowers at crash site

The family of Kevin Haddock were laying flowers at the scene of the fatal crash when another two cars collided The grieving family of a dead biker were lucky to escape with their lives after two cars crashed just as they were laying flowers at an accident blackspot.

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IcNorthWales

LOOK: Thousands descend on North Wales as Wakestock begins

The first day of Wakestock , near Pwllheli, got underway with a wakeboarding display in the sun at Glasfryn Wake Park.

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Ubergizmo

Mobile Phone Charger Explodes In Bus

Exploding chargers do seem to be a pretty common occurrence these days, where one did send a man flying across a room , while another caused quite a stir when another exploded on a bedside table .

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

IcNorthWales

Caernarfon: Drunk man beat up father-of-three in family home

Christopher Wyn Griffiths, 27, was given an 18 month suspended sentence after he turned up at the home of Kevin Parry 'without reason' A "blind-drunk" man turned up at a family's home, smashed their door with a garden bench before punching the owner in his face.

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IcNorthWales

North Wales strikes: Hundreds turn out for Bangor and Wrexham rallies

Two rallies were held across the region with speeches denouncing the UK Government's approach to public sector pay, pensions and conditions Organisers said they were not disappointed by the relatively low turnout as pickets were in place at council buildings in Ruthin, Llangefni, Caernarfon, Mold and Wrexham and across the region.

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IcNorthWales

Llandudno: Dancers may cancel opening carnival due to bus cuts

A dance group may have to cancel opening Rowen Carnival this weekend as a result of cuts to bus services.

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UKClimbing.com

Emma Twyford Flashes Yukan II, E6/7

Top British boulderer, Dan Varian has just made the first ascent of a highball 8B boulder problem at Christianbury Crags, in the... Emma Twyford recently headed over to Nesscliffe in Shropshire with a strong team from North Wales consisting of Pete Robins,... Alex Puccio has repeated Dave Graham's Nuthin' but sunshine, ~8B, in the RMNP, CO.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

IcNorthWales

Hoax caller sentenced over fake rescue mission 'may have been attention seeking'

Andrew Griffiths of Corwen could offer no explanation on why he phoned 999, pretending to be injured on the moors between Ruthin and Wrexham A man who wasted thousands of pounds and more than 90 hours of emergency service time on a hoax rescue call has been given a suspended jail sentence.

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Northwich Guardian

Gary plans marathon trek for Macmillan Cancer Support

The 58-year-old from Lostock Gralam is planning to walk 130 miles from Pwllheli in north Wales to Mobberley Victory Hall in September.

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Gay Times

Sun, sea, music and madness: Wakestock

Watching the wakeboarding one minute - dancing to Clean Bandit the next. This unique festival combines sport with some of the biggest names in the music industry.

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IcNorthWales

LOOK: Father walks for Wales Air Ambulance after they saved his son's life

Elfed Williams is is taking part in the marathon Cerddwn Ymlaen walk after crews helped to save the life of his son Tomos A grateful father is walking through the pain barrier to raise money for the Wales Air Ambulance crew that helped save his son's life.

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IcNorthWales

Gwynedd councillor to appear at standards committee over alleged code breach

The meeting follows complaints that Cllr Christopher O'Neal, who represents the Marchog ward on Gwynedd Council , had breached the code of conduct for members.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

IcNetwork

Virtual tours of Welsh chapels mean you won't even have to leave your living room

Work to record their architectural detail and histories, using digital technologies, will ensure they are never lost to the public and that viewing them in graphic detail will always be possible.

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