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10 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Work to repair Cambrian Coast railway moving on ahead of schedule

People living nearby told the Daily Post the track is being laid with huge trains bringing in special equipment and ballast to carry out the work.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Weather, Powys County, Wales,

14 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

North Wales tourism: Easter boost for industry across the region

With the sun out, thousands of holidaymakers and daytrippers visit our towns with the Bank Holiday weekend set to be a profitable one Thousands of holidaymakers and daytrippers have flocked to the region's resorts and attractions over the last week - and the Bank Holiday weekend is set to be the most profitable yet in 2014.

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Related Topix: Conwy County, Wales, Anglesey County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Merseyside County, England,

14 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Y Pantri named best coffee shop in North Wales by Daily Post readers

Family run cafA© in Llanberis declared the region's coffee champion after more than 1,800 people took part in final vote A family-run Llanberis coffee shop, badly damaged by flooding less than 18-months ago, has topped the North Wales Daily Post's search for the top coffee shop.

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16 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Harpists gather in Wales as international harp festival returns

Marshall has been widely talked up as one of the best - if not the best - keeper in the Premier League after an outstanding debut season Directors convicted of a commercial offence overseas would be banned from running British companies under the plans, Business Secretary Vince Cable said While the harp originated in Mesopotamia, the earliest being ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Mail

Residents furious at council proposals for bin collections just once every three weeks

But local residents are furious, saying that having their general black bin bag waste lying around for so long will attract rats and scavenging seagulls and lead to a rise in fly-tipping.

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IcNetwork

Feathers fly as squatters move in to Ospreys' nest

Modern-day slaves forced into sex industry or tricked and bullied into doing menial jobs for nothing are living among us in plain sight After Gareth Bale's Copa del Rey heroics, we look at some other strikes from Welshman that have wowed the world of football Former X Factor stars Rhydian Roberts and Lucie Jones are set to strike a chord with Welsh ... (more)

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IcNorthWales

Women encouraged to take more active role on family farms

Mari Grug Davies, one of three daughters who helps out at the family sheep and beef farm, Cae Iago, at Llanwrin, Machynlleth A Farming Connect forum next month will aim to "inspire, motivate and empower women" to make the most of their opportunities.

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Related Topix: Science, Agriculture, Powys County, Wales, Conwy County, Wales,

IcNorthWales

Kronospan Chirk: Firefighters spend 11 hours tackling factory blaze

Five engines from Wrexham, Johnstown, Llay and Chirk raced to the Kronospan factory in Chirk just after 9.23pm last night.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Wrexham County, Wales, World News, Flintshire County, Wales,

IcNorthWales

Wales Air Ambulance saved life of man after he was hit by half ton piece of plastic

Tomos Huw Williams, was unloading the lorry when the half ton piece of plastic toppled over knocking him off the lorry onto a solid concrete loading pad A massive scar on the right side of his head will remind a lorry driver of the day the Wales Air Ambulance saved his life.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom,

IcNorthWales

Live: North Wales Live - Updates from across North Wales

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.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Wrexham County, Wales, Flintshire County, Wales, World News,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

IcNetwork

The Prince of Wales' historic investiture chair returns home to Wales

'His legacy of courage and love will live on': Simon Brooks' bereft mum pays poignant tribute to the bullied teen at his funeral A 'bullied' teenage boy who is thought to have taken his own life was laid to rest yesterday at a service attended by hundreds After a day of speculation, Cardiff City have confirmed they believe Crystal Palace broke ... (more)

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IcNorthWales

Claims Llandudno Prom weight limit being exceed by lorries dumping stones

Lorries dumping stones onto the sandy beach at Llandudno are exceeding weight limits which protect the promenade, it has been claimed.

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Related Topix: Conwy County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom,

Morecambe Visitor

Out There column

Observing that spring had well and truly sprung last week, I decided it was time to take the caravan out of storage and head for the seaside.

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Newsday

116 year old 'crown' found on eBay

The crown was presented to the author of best free verse poem at the National Eisteddfod in Blaenau Ffestiniog in 1898 A crown awarded to a poet at a Welsh cultural festival in Blaenau Ffestiniog 116 years ago is being returned to the town after being spotted for sale on auction website eBay.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Newsday

Ruined Gwynedd mansion hit by fire

The remains of 19th Century country house that was gutted by a blaze more than 30 years ago has been hit by fire again.

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Bedford Today

Search for relatives of Vickers Wellington pilot which crashed in 1941

People from Bedford are being asked for photos of an RAF hero hailing from the town, killed in action in North Wales during the Second World War.

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IcNorthWales

North Wales traffic and travel round up: April 16

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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Newsday

Plant threat will cost park A 10m

Work to remove rhododendrons which are growing out of control in Snowdonia National Park will cost around A 10m and take at least five years.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Conwy County, Wales

IcNorthWales

Gelert in Porthmadog return with creation of 26 jobs

Landmark brand Gelert has returned to its roots in North Wales after opening a giant outdoor activity store that has safeguarded and created 26 jobs.

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IcNetwork

Easter weather: Is it going to be scorcher or a wash out?

Good Friday and Saturday look like they are going to be the best days of the Easter weekend, as rain is expected by Easter Sunday The Easter weekend is going to get off to a cracking start - but it is not all good news as rain is expected by Sunday.

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