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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
A school head has heavily criticised a 'no pass, no travel' policy in Conwy which saw pupils barred from boarding a bus.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sat Sep 13, 2014 06:01 am
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