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17 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Revealed: The most improved secondary schools in North Wales

Ysgol Dyffryn Nantlle makes most progress, according to our Real Schools Guide - with great performances from all over North Wales Ysgol Dyffryn Nantlle was the most improved secondary school in North Wales last year, according to a detailed analysis of education performance.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

BBC News

Welsh people behind the Nato summit

Much of the build up to the Nato summit at Newport's Celtic Manor on 4 and 5 September has been focused on the world leaders who will be attending, along with the security operation.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Bridgend County, Wales, Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales,

BBC News

New estuary rail bridge to open

A new Pont Briwet bridge that will carry the Cambrian Coast railway line over the Dwyryd estuary is opening on Monday after being hit by delays.

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Eastbourne Herald

Ex-soldier to tackle Double Iron Man race

A former RAF regiment soldier from Eastbourne will take on the Double Iron Man Challenge next month in aid of a neurological charity.

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IcNorthWales

Diver dies, two others seriously injured, after incident at Dorothea Quarry

The man was airlifted to Ysbyty Gwynedd but was pronounced dead at the hospital, the two other were flown to special decompression unit Ambulance paramedics, the Coastguard, the Helimed and a RAF rescue helicopter were scrambled to Dorothea Quarry, Nantlle, after the the man got into trouble on Sunday, with the two others attempting to go to his ... (more)

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

North Wales Chronicle

Anglesey woman found guilty of sexual touching of three-year-old girl

AN ANGLESEY woman secretly filmed by her suspicious boyfriend as she physically and sexually abused his three-year-old daughter was warned that she faced a jail term.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

IcNetwork

After years at the top of the supermarket tree, just why is Tesco losing its way?

It was once the behemoth of British retail, expanding into the US and taking on continental Europe but after an profits warning announcement to shareholders, Nicola Bartlett looks at how our love affair with Tesco may be over It was just a few years ago that the shopping giant was leaving competitors in its wake and opening ever more stores across ... (more)

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IcNorthWales

Abergwyngreyn aims to build first community hydro scheme in North Wales

Ambitious plans for first large community hydro scheme in North Wales will come a step closer next month with the launch of a share issue.

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Mirror.co.uk

Girl aged 6 choked to death after waiting DOUBLE target time for ambulance

Jasmine Lapsley's distraught family revealed their daughter made a wish at a well on the day of the tragedy which 'she never had the chance to see come true' This is the first picture of a six-year-old girl who choked to death on holiday as an ambulance took double the target time of eight minutes to reach her.

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Mirror.co.uk

Father caught his girlfriend sexually abusing his daughter by recording her on hidden phone

The father, who can not be named, told a jury that he felt sick when he heard the sound of his daughter shaking and crying A dad repeatedly hid mobile phones in his three-year-old daughter's bedroom to catch his girlfriend attacking and sexually abusing her, a court heard yesterday.

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North Wales Chronicle

More arrests in north Wales anti-drugs operation

Two men from the Caernarfon area were arrested yesterday on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A and B drugs in Gwynedd and Anglesey.

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IcNorthWales

North Wales Police investigating 14 cases of unidentified human remains

They include the body of a man who was found in a shallow grave close to a layby in Denbighshire more than 30 years ago A man discovered in a shallow grave near a lay-by having been dead for up to a year is among 14 bodies or human remains found across North Wales which remain unidentified.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

IcNorthWales

Festival No.6: All about Portmeirion

A host of musical talent including the likes of London Grammar, Beck and the Pet Shop Boys are set to descend on the small village of Portmeirion between September 5-7.

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Thieves steal charity cash in Caernarfon bakery break-in

Heartless thieves have stolen hundreds of pounds from charity and a respected business in town after a Bank Holiday break-in.

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IcNorthWales

Ice Bucket Challenge: Motor Neurone Disease sufferer takes the plunge

The Ice Bucket Challenge, where you have a bucket of ice water thrown over you , has been accepted by Bill Gates, Robert Downey Jr and thousands of people around the world.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

IcNorthWales

Pont Briwet A 20m road bridge won't open until next year after cable transfer issues

Contractors Hochtief UK said there was a significant amount of work to be completed before the two-lane road bridge opens for motorists A 20m road bridge will now not open until next spring after contractors encountered problems with transferring water and telephone cables.

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IcNorthWales

Tywyn: Health snack firm to create 35 jobs in Gwynedd

This venture comes eight months after more than 100 jobs were lost last year in the village when snack bar firm Halo Foods relocated manufacturing to Newport.

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IcNorthWales

LOOK Doctor Who: Where in North Wales Readers want to see the Time Lord

We asked for your North Wales suggestions after the new series aired on Saturday which saw Peter Capaldi's debut as the iconic time-traveller.

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BBC News

Food firm creates 35 jobs at factory

A food company is creating 35 jobs in Gwynedd by setting up a new factory making niche and healthy snacks.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

IcNorthWales

North Wales traffic and travel round up: August 26

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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