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Friday Apr 18 | Financial Times

Postcard froma

There are several remarkable things about the village of Llanfrothen, on the edge of the Snowdon mountains in Gwynedd.

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Related Topix: Gwynedd County, Wales, United Kingdom, Home Gardening, Home,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Morecambe Visitor

Out There column

Observing that spring had well and truly sprung last week, I decided it was time to take the caravan out of storage and head for the seaside.

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Related Topix: Gwynedd County, Wales, United Kingdom, Family, Kids, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

IcNorthWales

Gelert in Porthmadog return with creation of 26 jobs

Landmark brand Gelert has returned to its roots in North Wales after opening a giant outdoor activity store that has safeguarded and created 26 jobs.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

IcNorthWales

North Wales grass fire warning after arsonists sparked six blazes in 12 hours

Hillsborough 25 years on: North Wales woman says she owes it to her dad to find out how he died Grieving daughter says: 'Hillsborough consumes me.

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Related Topix: Wildfire, Fire, Natural Disasters, World News, United Kingdom, Gwynedd County, Wales, Flintshire County, Wales, Denbighshire County, Wales, Wrexham County, Wales,

Sat Apr 12, 2014

IcNetwork

'You're never too old to dream,' says climber Jeremy Trumper, 76

The semi-retired sheep farmer from Porthmadog has now compiled a bucket list of future challenges - and he's just back from ice climbing in Norway The farmer from North Wales has compiled a 'bucket list' of adventures to complete after scaling the 5,114ft Devils Tower in America.

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Related Topix: Gwynedd County, Wales, United Kingdom

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Newsday

Breeding ospreys return to nest

An osprey who became popular with BBC Springwatch viewers in 2012 and his partner are back in mid Wales after wintering in Africa.

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Related Topix: Gwynedd County, Wales, United Kingdom

IcNorthWales

National Coffee Week 2014: Your favourite North Wales coffee shops

With National Coffee week running until Sunday April 13, we've been asking readers to nominate their favourite coffee shops throughout North Wales.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Gwynedd County, Wales, United Kingdom

Wed Apr 09, 2014

IcNorthWales

Watch: Angry Llandudno residents confront lorries delivering stones to beach too early

People say the stones will ruin the beach and deter holidaymakers and have been confronting lorries turning up earlier than 8am to deliver them Geoff Lofthouse, general manager of the Imperial Hotel, said he staged his "one-man protest" after several guests complained that they were woken by the noise of the deliveries on Friday.

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

Sat Apr 05, 2014

IcNorthWales

Ashely James Williams: Man jailed for seven years for sexually assaulting girl

Ashley James Williams told officers he did not know why he had done it but that he wanted to try and put it right.

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Related Topix: Gwynedd County, Wales, United Kingdom,

Fri Mar 28, 2014

IcNorthWales

Porthmadog businesses slam Gwynedd Council over scrapping of temporary Pont Briwet bridge

Anger as money which was originally going to be used to build the temporary bridge will now fund a convoy system Business owners in Porthmadog are furious with Gwynedd Council's decision to scrap the building of a temporary bridge at Pont Briwet.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Gwynedd County, Wales,

Wed Mar 26, 2014

IcNorthWales

Tryphena Williams: Electric blanket was 'likely' cause of fire that killed 82-year-old

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service has warned of the potential dangers of electric blankets following the fire in Penrhyndeudraeth which killed Tryphena Williams , 82. Firefighters from Porthmadog, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Pwllheli and Harlech were called to a flat above a chemist shop in Castle Street on Thursday, March 20. Her 88-year-old husband ... (more)

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

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