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Saturday | BBC News

Luxury post-war limo is auctioned

A limousine used by an extravagant high society couple in Powys in the 1950s is expected to fetch A 160,000 at auction. Sir Bernard Docker and his extrovert socialite wife, Lady Nora, used the Daimler Stardust after buying Glandyfi Castle, near Machynlleth.

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Saturday | IcNetwork

Locals get chance to invest in hydropower scheme

Once completed the scheme is expected to generate 957 megawatt hours of electricity a year, enough to supply 230 households. It will offset more than 19,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide over 40 years The group behind a scheme to build a hydropower scheme in North Wales will launch a community share offer to help finance the project later today.

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Saturday | This is South Wales

GOLF: Wales chase third crown

WALES are going in search of a hat-trick of titles in the women's Home Internationals at Aberdovey next week. They have enjoyed unprecedented success in recent times and captain Jill Evans is cautiously optimistic that they can continue their good run.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

North Wales Chronicle

Anglesey man jailed over knife attacks

A YOUNG Anglesey man was led weeping from the dock after being jailed for two years following a party in a farm shed just before Christmas 2012 which erupted into drunken violence and the use of a knife. Sam Davies, aged 22, of Tyddyn Mostyn, Llangefni, had pleaded guilty at Caernarfon crown court to causing grievous bodily harm to two men at the party in Llanfaglan, near Caernarfon, both injured by what was believed to have been a Stanley knife.

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IcNorthWales

Pont Briwet roadworks bring more misery for motorists

Opening of the new road bridge has been delayed until next spring after a dispute over the removal of cables There was more misery for drivers waiting on the opening of a new A 20m bridge over the Dwyryd estuary in Gwynedd. Motorists have been forced to make an eight-mile detour along the A496 while a replacement Pont Briwet road bridge at Penrhyndeudraeth is being built.

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LOOK: Amazing Gwynedd images from 1890-1900 held in US Library of Congress

From Caernarfon Castle to Llyn Cwellyn, these beautiful, romantic old pictures give a snapshot of Gwynedd from a simpler age. Bizarrely, the remarkable "photochrom" pictures have not been found in Wales, instead part of a set held at the US Library of Congress, in Washington, Originally published by the Detroit Publishing Company and mostly dating back to the end of the 19th Century, they were created by image-makers fascinated by the Wales' castles and sweeping landscapes.

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North Wales Chronicle

Firefighters tackle gas cylinders blaze in Caernarfon

FIREFIGHTERS have tackled a fire which broke out on gas cylinders in Caernarfon. The North Wales Fire and Rescue Service were alerted at 9.06am this morning to a fire which broke out on gas cylinders in an unit on Cibyn Industrial Estate, Caernarfon.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

North Wales Chronicle

Bangor man jailed for burglary

A BANGOR man has received a three year jail sentence for a burglarly in Maesgeirchen. Stuart Paul Smith, aged 39, appeared before Caernarfon Crown Court on Tuesday and was found guilty of a burglary in Llys Arthur, Maesgeirchen, Bangor earlier this year.

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IcNorthWales

Tractor rally for Pwllheli farmer with rare disease which has left...

Emlyn Hughes, known as "Ems Capel Helyg", from Llangybi, is believed to be the only person in North Wales suffering from Multiple System Atrophy - a condition which has left him almost "totally disabled." As a show of support, friends and neighbours from across LlA n took part in a special charity tractor rally on Saturday in his honour.

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Ex-Detective Constable who helped police Prince Charles's investiture dies

Ex-Detective Constable Elfyn Williams, pictured inset, who was 81, had enjoyed a colourful career including as a police officer at Prince Charles ' Investiture. Born in Y Felinheli , Mr Williams attended Ysgol Newydd in Y Felinheli then Ysgol St Deiniol in Bangor .

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This Is Staffordshire

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The family of Julian Kelsall say he was their 'rock' who loved the dangerous hobby but knew the risks and would never have done anything to put himself in danger on a dive. Mr Kelsall, aged 41, from Fenton, got into difficulties 40 metres below the surface at Dorothea Quarry, near Caernarfon in North Wales.

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Live: North Wales Live Blog

The Daily Post's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest North Wales traffic, travel, weather, crime and council news. You can contribute to the live blog by posting your comment below, and you can also tweet us @dailypostwales to share breaking news stories, pictures and opinions - or email us at welshnews@dailypost.co.uk .

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

IcNorthWales

Rhodri Hughes-Jones: Investigation launched into death of cyclist in Caernarfon

North Wales Police are looking into the circumstances around the 69-year-old's death as Gwynedd council launches an internal investigation Rhodri Hughes-Jones , 69, from the Caernarfon area, is understood to have crashed into a steel chain between two bollards in Doc Fictoria on Monday night. "We can confirm that the accident has been reported to the Health and Safety Executive.

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Motorcyclist killed in A5104 crash in Denbighshire

The road is closed in both directions after a man aged in his 20s crashed with a Toyota Yaris near Bryneglwys Emergency services rushed to the scene in Bryneglwys near Corwen at about 12.40pm today, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. A spokesperson for North Wales Police said: "The driver of the car - a Toyota Yaris - was taken by ambulance to Wrexham Maelor hospital with injuries not believed to be serious.

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Motorcyclist seriously injured in A5104 road crash in Denbighshire

The road is closed in both directions smash as far as the Horseshoe Pass after the crash between Corwen and Llandegla A Welsh Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called at 12.36pm to reports of a road traffic collision involving a car and a motorcycle on the A5104 near Bryneglwys. "Crews in two emergency ambulances, an ambulance officer and two Wales Air Ambulances attended, and a man in his 20s was taken by land ambulance to Wrexham Maelor Hospital."

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Newsday

'Chaos' as pupils barred from bus

A school head has heavily criticised a 'no pass, no travel' policy in Conwy which saw pupils barred from boarding a bus.

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IcNetwork

Man fighting for his life after being trapped in crash on A55

A man is fighting for his life after he was flown to hospital following a serious crash which closed the A55 near Conwy during the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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Plans revealed for A 21m spend on 200 new homes in North Wales

Grwp Cynefin CEO Walis George with Flintshire Council Cllr Helen Brown and officer Clare Budden at the Rhewl Fawr Road development site, Penyffordd A newly formed housing association has revealed plans to spend A 21m on more than 200 homes - part of more than 1,100 properties social housing groups plan to build over the next five years.

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South Wales Argus

Newport pupils pen postcards to Nato leaders

Newport pupils are among the Welsh children who have written postcards to Nato leaders with their hopes for the world PRIMARY school children from across Wales, including two in Newport, joined First Minister, Carwyn Jones today to unveil their specially selected personal messages for world leaders ahead of the Newport Nato summit.

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Independent.ie

Irish man (29) on UK stag arrested on assault charge

A 29-year-old Dublin man has been arrested in Liverpool after he arrived for a stag weekend with his friends.

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