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Tuesday | 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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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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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IcNorthWales

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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Related Topix: Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe, Dance, Pet Shop Boys, Pop/Rock, World News, United Kingdom, Gwynedd County, Wales, Disco, Village People

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

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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Fri Jul 18, 2014

IcNorthWales

Snowdonia tragedy: Tributes paid to John Roberts

Tributes are being paid this morning to the former head warden of the Snowdonia National Park who died in a mountaineering tragedy.

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

Mon Jul 14, 2014

MilkandCookies

John Oliver: Income Inequality is Serious Business

From La Femme Nikita and The Professional to The Fifth Element, writer/director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest, most memorable female action heroes in cinematic history.

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IcNorthWales

Cerddwn Ymlaen 2014 comes to end of the road

It was the third time opera singer Rhys Meirion had led a Cerddwn Ymlaen/Walk On walk for the charity.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

MilkandCookies

World's Largest Underground Trampoline

The world's largest underground trampoline has been unveiled in a cave in Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

IcNorthWales

LOOK: Father walks for Wales Air Ambulance after they saved his son's life

Elfed Williams is is taking part in the marathon Cerddwn Ymlaen walk after crews helped to save the life of his son Tomos A grateful father is walking through the pain barrier to raise money for the Wales Air Ambulance crew that helped save his son's life.

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

Fri Jul 04, 2014

ABC News

Now Open: World's Largest Underground Trampoline

Claiming to be "twice the size of [London's] St. Paul's Cathedral," Bounce Below opened July 4 at the Zip World Titan, located in Llechwedd Slate Caverns near the mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Gizmag

World's largest underground trampoline set to open in North Wales

The old Blaenau Ffestiniog slate mine in Northern Wales is soon to become the home of the world's largest underground trampoline The old Blaenau Ffestiniog slate mine in Northern Wales is soon to become the home of the world's largest underground trampoline.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Gwynedd County, Wales, Life, Hobbies, Spelunking, Gadgets

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