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Snowdon: Body of missing man discovered by walker

Rescue crews called to just below the summit following an alert from a walker where the body of a young man was found The RAF's Sea King helicopter and members of Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team were called to an area of scree just below the summit of the mountain at 2.15pm yesterday.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

IcNetwork

A walker who fell to his death at Snowdon had been misled by a path...

The hearing in Caernarfon was told how Dylan Rattray and a friend had been walking down Snowdon when he fell to his death earlier this year.

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IcNorthWales

Gwynedd family killings: 'Lessons to be learned' over brutal mum and son deaths

The report into the deaths of Suzanne and William Jones, killed by their husband and father, outlined a lack of communication between professionals involved with the family's care The terms of the loan deal still have yet to be agreed between the two clubs - despite previously announcing the signing The report into the deaths of Suzanne and William ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

UKClimbing.com

Llanbedr School Crag [Gwynedd, Wales]

Crag features Small crag behind Llanbedr School. Fairly loose rock with very vegetated and gear-less top out (bring your machete.

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IcNorthWales

Welsh mountaineer steam train departs Llandudno Junction once again

Pulled by a 1937-built engine called the The Great Marquess, the vintage coaches drew spectators as they made their way to Blaenau Ffestiniog .

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Fast-expanding nutritional snack maker Wholebake to create 60 new jobs after private equity investment deal by Bridges Ventures

Makers of the popular healthy snack brand 9bar, Wholebake, has been boosted with Bridges Ventures taking a majority stake in the business in an investment that will create 60 new jobs - and one which has provided the most profitable exit to date for Finance Wales.

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Flintshire Standard

Wrexham FC legends turn back clock for air ambulance

A FLINTSHIRE fundraiser whose life was saved thanks to the Wales Air Ambulance says the chance to take to the pitch with a team of greats was "just magic".

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

IcNorthWales

Gwynedd: Fire breaks out after microwave used to dry clothes

The oven caught fire on Nant y Gader, Dolgellau, after the clothing was put into it and the device was switched on A fire broke out in a kitchen after a microwave oven was used in an attempt to dry some wet clothes.

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Newsday

A 12m special school plans go-ahead

Plans for a A 12m special school in Gwynedd for children with disabilities and learning difficulties have been backed by planners.

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South Wales Argus

MP Paul Murphy

A WISE former councillor once gave me an interesting piece of advice when visiting a local fete: never get given the job of judging a competition in your constituency.

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IcNetwork

Wales' Centre for Alternative Technology celebrates its four...

Wales' Centre for Alternative Technology celebrates its four decade long struggle to shift green politics from the margins to the mainstream The oil crisis of the early 70s sent the world into meltdown, but in mid-Wales ecologists pioneered answers to end our dependence on fossil fuels In October of that year we were given a painful reminder of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Scoop

Kiwi reign in Wales shears finale

An 11-year New Zealand domination of one of the UK's top shearing events ended today with the first-ever Welsh win in the Corwen Shears in Wales.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Mail

Peregrines poisoned in their nest: Four falcons including three...

Four peregrine falcons - including three chicks - have been poisoned in their nest, in the latest case in a series of attacks to shock RSPB officers.

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ITV

Heatwave highs being enjoyed across the UK

The recent heatwave has brought the hottest spell and highest temperatures of the year so far with temperatures not far off 30C the last few days.

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Mirror.co.uk

Last minute holiday bargains to UK, France, Spain, Tunisia, USA and Zanzibar

Michelin-starred Wales from A 100pp : Culinary bolthole Tyddyn Llan, near Corwen in north Wales, is offering a six-course tasting menu, with overnight stay and full Welsh breakfast, when two share a room.

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Denbighshire Free Press

Laura's three peaks challenge for transplant week

This charity was founded in 1978 by consultant surgeon Maurice Slapack, who brought together his patients and other transplant recipients to hold the first Transplant Games in Portsmouth.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

IcNorthWales

North Wales traffic and travel round up: July 25

The Health Secretary has ordered the probe after claims carcasses touched by workers's boots were put into the production line Louis van Gaal era started with an impressive 7-0 win as debutant 20-year-old left-back Reece James grabbed a brace at the Rose Bowl.

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Llyn Geirionydd and Taliesin Monument like you've never seen before

See footage as a flying camera captures the beauty of the Snowdonia lake and the monument which commemorates a 6th Century Welsh poet These stunning aerial images show the beauty of Llyn Geirionydd and the Taliesin Monument like you've never seen them before.

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Denbighshire Free Press

Hail Hydro - community energy scheme is a first for Denbighshire

The scheme, which has been proposed by Corwen Electricity Co-operative, will incorporate a hydro turbine that will take water from the disused reservoir above Nant Cawrddu, and feed it down through a pipe to a turbine on the outskirts of the town where it will power a generator.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

IcNorthWales

LOOK: Lovebirds to face off as this year's Fferm Ffactor line-up is revealed

Have a look at who will be taking part in the S4C farming show, including lovers Anghard James and Rhys Lloyd Jones Two sweethearts and their personal rivalries are set to provide an emotional rollercoaster in the new series of Fferm Ffactor.

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