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3 hrs ago | North Wales Chronicle

RUNNING: Maestri masters slippery Snowdon slopes

MORE than 600 runners tackled the slopes of Snowdon as the Tyn Lon Volvo International Snowdon Race / Ras-yr-Wyddfa was shortened for the first time in its 39-year history last Saturday.

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7 hrs ago | Where Worlds Collide

North Wales

A few photos from my recent visit to north Wakes. This one's of a floodlit Conwy castle taken at about ten O'clock at night.

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10 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Barmouth: Mystery over death of solicitor found on beach 15 miles from his car

Two years ago the full-back was riding the crest of a wave on the club's pre-season tour of America under new boss Brendan Rodgers With the music festival beginning this Friday with Tom Jones headlining, the Daily Post give you all the essential information for the event Gareth Evans, 64, of , of Llanbedr near Barmouth, and of Dolgellau firm J ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | UTV

Met Office confirms NI's warmest day

Northern Ireland's temperatures peaked at a sweltering 26.6C in Castlederg, Co Tyrone, exceeding the previous high of 26C in Portrush, Co Antrim, earlier this week.

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10 hrs ago | IcNetwork

You've seen Jon Jolley standing on Snowdon in a Welsh flag thong - now watch how he got there

After watching this video of Jon Jolley climbing Snowdon in his underwear, you'll surely feel he deserves at least a pound for his fundraising efforts Scantily clad Jon said dozens of avid trekkers made a double-take as he walked the route from Llanberis from 11am, taking around three-and-a-half hours to reach the summit.

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15 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Famous Caernarfon poet Gerallt Lloyd Owen's last wish for Scottish independence

Money donated in the memory of the acclaimed Welsh poet will be donated to the campaign towards a independent Scotland Poet Gerallt Lloyd Owen, still from the S4C documentary Gerallt which won top award at the 2014 Celtic Media Festival Financial contributions made in memory of one of the most acclaimed Welsh poets of all time will be donated to ... (more)

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19 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Dafydd Wigley blasts proposed borrowing powers as...

FORMER Plaid Cymru leader Dafydd Wigley has denounced the borrowing powers proposed for the Assembly as "chickenfeed" and warned that multimillion-pound plans for M4 improvements could take cash away from the Welsh Government's capital budget.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

BBC News

Libraries 'crucial' for local life

They are traditionally places people go to borrow books, but public libraries also play a crucial role in community life, a Welsh assembly inquiry heard.

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IcNorthWales

Royal Welsh Show: Best of day two in Llanelwedd

Members of the Royal Signals White Helmets Motorcycle Display team entertained visitors with stunts as did the Kings Troop, RHA who conducted a six gun salute.

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IcNorthWales

Porthmadog: Teen gambling addict jailed for stealing A 10,000 from elderly neighbour

A teenager stole A 10,500 from his 86-year-old next-door neighbour to fund his gambling addiction, a court heard today.

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South Wales Argus

POLITICS Wales 105430

Prime Minister David Cameron speaks with Traffic Police Inspector Rob Gwynne-Thomas overlooking the M4 outside Cardiff.

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IcNorthWales

North Wales traffic and travel round up: July 22

As we approach rush hour the Daily Post will be providing updates on the latest situation on North Wales's travel network.

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IcNetwork

Gwynedd's green school of the future: It comes replete with its...

Planners are to discuss building a new A 12.5m special school with its own bio-mass energy centre, solar panels, a green sedum or living roof and water recycling facilities.

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FarmingUK

Nine young farmers benefit from travel scholarship

Nine young farmers from across Wales have financially benefited from this year's Gareth Raw Rees Memorial Travel Scholarship.

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Welsh home dubbed the 'Iron Man house' by Jason Manford drops in price by A 500k

A home boasting expansive sea views and stunning contemporary living space, Cilgeraint leapt to international fame because of an online jibe by the comedian But after two years on the market, the character, as played on the big screen by Robert Downey Jr, still hasn't turned up to register his interest, causing the seller to drop the price by A ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

IcNetwork

An iconic painting based on Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood is re-printed

The prints of David Grittihs' artwork will re-launch the summer exhibition at Albany Gallery in Cardiff, as Jenny White reports Roughly six decades ago the young David Griffiths listened to the first BBC broadcast of Dylan Thomas' famous play for voices, Under Milk Wood, and was riveted.

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IcNorthWales

Gwynedd: New jobs as dairy production will double in A 8.5m plan

A member of the public has been credited with saving the life of a little girl who got into serious trouble during a seaside visit The Italian wants to stay and battle for Anfield place and heads to USA with the Reds while A 8m move for Loic Remy to be completed this week Plans confirmed to start work on a new cheese production facility that ... (more)

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IcNorthWales

39th International Snowdon Race 2014 highlights

Watch the best bits of this year's Snowdon Mountain Race which the organiser said will need money to keep going into the future Stephen Edwards, who took over as race organiser in 2009, said: "To get the best runners we need money to attract them.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

IcNorthWales

Wrestling set to return to North Wales for the summer

Wrestling is returning to the North Wales coast with fighters from around the world to pound it out in the ring for six summer bills.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

IcNorthWales

Bangor University graduation 2014: Accolades roll on for high achievers

Chloe Walters, from Hawarden, and Adam Pierce, from Penygroes - both graduating from the School of Social Sciences - were nominated for the University's prestigious Dr John Robert Jones prize, awarded to the highest achieving graduands each year.

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