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12 min ago | IcNorthWales

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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7 hrs ago | 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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Where Worlds Collide

Porthmadog Again

A few more photos from norh Wales, starting with 1979-built double Fairlie "David Lloyd George" at Blaenau Ffestiniog, having just arrived on the morning train from Porthmadog.

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Blaenau Ffestiniog choir cover Pet Shop Boys hit for Festival No.6

A North Wales music festival has made a unique recording of one of the hit songs by this year's headline act The Pet Shop Boys.

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BBC News

Apology after burns boy turned away

A health board has apologised after staff at a Gwynedd hospital refused to admit an 11-year-old boy who had burned his stomach with a spilt cup of tea.

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Mail on Sunday

Hot weather in UK to last into next week as temperatures rise towards 30C

Hot and settled weather to last into next week as temperatures rise towards 30Ca but millions of Britons are jetting abroad this weekend Today is warm and dry for most of England, but some thundery downpours are expected to develop in South West Met Office activates a yellow 'be aware' weather warning for rain in Cornwall and Devon for this ... (more)

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Liam Dorr aged 29 of Plas Edwards Tywyn, Merionydd. Six years for grooming on internet.

Liam Dorr, 29, was sent to prison for six years by a judge at Mold Crown Court today who branded him "a deceitful criminal" A pervert who befriended schoolgirls on the internet by pretending to be a teenager has been jailed for six years.

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Mums take charge of family entertainment at Llanfyllin Show

STAGING an annual event the size of Llanfyllin Show requires a huge amount of unsung voluntary work behind the scenes.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Shed of the Year: Meet the Welshman behind the first ever televised...

Andrew Wilcox - aka Uncle Wilco - is the founder of the competition where finalists compete for the accolade of Britain's best shed The Welshman behind Shed of the Year will tonight see his long-running contest celebrating the best of British sheds on the small screen for the first ever Amazing Spaces: Shed of the Year competition.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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