Conwy County, Wales Newswire

Conwy County, Wales Newswire

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  1. Dubai still busiest airport for international travellersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Daily Mail

    Dubai Airports said 'near record numbers' in December had pushed annual traffic at the Gulf hub to 83,654,250 passengers, compared with 78,014,838 in 2015. The airport, which serves as the home of airline Emirates, became the world's busiest in terms of international passenger traffic in 2014.

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  2. 'Haunted' Bodmin Jail set to be transformed into a hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    The owners of Bodmin Jail are hoping to carry out a complete refurbishment of the two wings of derelict cell blocks. Plans have now been submitted to create 63 en-suite hotel rooms above part of the museum - each made up of three of the current cells.

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  3. HSBC to close another three North Wales branchesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    It followed further closures in the region last year with Blaenau Ffestiniog, Amlwch, Betws-y-Coed among those which closed. The high street lender said it would be the only cut to its branch network that it would make in 2017, bringing its total number of UK branches to 625.

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  4. Amazing moment polar bear pops its head into Arctic boatRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    An astonishing photograph recently caught one of the huge animals visiting scientists on Lance, a Norwegian research vessel currently operating in the Arctic sea, for a bite to eat. The wildlife enthusiasts were cooking up waffles to go with their afternoon coffee when they were greeted at the kitchen port hole by an adult bear.

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  5. Inquiry after baby boy diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rhyl Journal

    SOCIAL workers involved in the case of a baby who died suddenly while on the child protection register felt they were somehow to blame, an inquiry has revealed. A wide-ranging review was carried out into the way the case was handled to determine whether lessons could be learned about the way professionals worked together to safeguard children.

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  6. Cricketing brothers commit to separate North Wales clubsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Millbury

    Jack and Will Sissons, Upper Sixth and Year 11 pupils at Rydal Penrhos, are widely regarded as two of the best young prospects in the region and will begin playing for their respective clubs once their school commitments have concluded. Talented youngster Will, who co-captained Wales U15 last season and narrowly missed out on the South and West squad for the Bunbury Festival, will once again play for North Wales Premier Division champions Llandudno after contributing to their title win in the closing stages of the campaign.

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  7. Astonishing fake goods in China revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    But while some of the fakes are so good that even a pro would struggle to notice the difference, others can be laughably bad. Travellers heading to China need to be very careful about what they purchase as it's a country that specialises in producing brazenly fake goods with names clumsily altered from the original.

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  8. Robbers threaten Denbigh shop staff in raidRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    Police were called to reports of a robbery at K&A Premier Stores on Henllan Street after cigarettes and a laptop were taken Police officers were called to reports of a robbery at K&A Premier Stores on Henllan Street in the town at 7.32pm yesterday.

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  9. On top of the world! Young woman with Locked-In Syndrome reaches summit of Moel FamauRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Denbighshire Free Press

    A WOMAN who suffered a stroke and was left paralysed reached the summit of Moel Famau, thanks to a Flintshire-based charity. Volunteers from North East Wales Search and Rescue , whose offices are based in Mold, helped Mia Austin, 21, reach the summit by driving her up in one of their mountain rescue vehicles.

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  10. Kristina Makeeva captures Lake Baikal frozen in SiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Come winter, it becomes encased with a five to six foot-deep layer of ice, trapping air bubbles which look like intricate glass beads rising up from the deep. that the vast eight-mile-long crevasses seen snaking across the ice form regularly throughout the season, and mean that the fish underneath don't die of oxygen starvation.

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  11. Hotels in LLANDUDNO scoop top prizes in TripAdvisor awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Lawton Court in Llandudno took the title for the world's best hotel service this year in the annual TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards, following its victory as the world's best-rated bargain hotel in 2015's awards. Nearby in the tiny town, The Elm Tree Hotel was crowned the world's best-rated bargain hotel this year.

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  12. Two Welsh hotels have been named among the very best in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Lawton Court and The Elm Tree Hotel, both in Llandudno, were named winners in the best service and bargain hotel categories respectively Two hotels from the same seaside resort have been named as some of the best in the world by TripAdvisor. The American travel website, which allows the general public to leave reviews on hotels across the world, has crowned two hotels in Llandudno , Conwy , as the best in the world in their respective categories at their 2017 Travellers' Choice awards.

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  13. FOOTBALL: Rampant Prestatyn Town smash 11 past hapless Conwy BoroughRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Millbury

    UNBEATEN Prestatyn Town took another huge step to the Huws Gray Alliance title with a stunning 11-1 win at struggling Conwy Borough. Neil Gibson's free-scoring reached a century of goals in the one-sided affair, taking their tally to 102 in all competitions and an impressive 80 in 19 league contests.

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  14. 5 things you might have missed in North Wales: January 23, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    Cllr Dilwyn Roberts, leader of Conwy , said he had made a mistake and put the "oversight" down to a "difficult period in my personal life". But today Cllr Roberts - who earns 48,000 in allowances as head of the authority - has been called on by opponents to stand down.

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  15. Llandudno's Johnny Dough's forced to remove sign by...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    A pizza restaurant in Llandudno has been forced to remove its cinema style sign by conservation chiefs as it does not fit with the town's Victorian character. But within two weeks he was informed that a complaint had been made and conservation chiefs from Conwy council were investigating.

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  16. Conwy council leader threatened with court over failing to pay council taxRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    Plaid Cymru's Dilwyn Roberts says "genuine mistake" is not a resigning issue as critics clamour for him to quit his A 48,000 a year role The leader of a North Wales council is facing calls to resign after it emerged he was threatened with being taken to court over not paying his council tax. Cllr Dilwyn Roberts, leader of Conwy , said he had made a mistake and put the "oversight" down to a "difficult period in my personal life".

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  17. Former England star's Lions XV has no Welshmen but an Irish...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Former World Cup winner Will Greenwood has risked upsetting his father's current homeland by picking a Lions XV without a single Welshman in it. And to make matters worse the 57-times capped centre, whose father Dick lives in Rhos on Sea near Llandudno and is on the board of the Wales Rugby League, has gone for Adam Byrne in his Lions XV despite the Leinster wing subsequently not even being picked in a bumper 40-man Irish squad for the Six Nations Championship.

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  18. Woman 'fights off two men' in Colwyn Bay attempted robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | BBC News

    The woman, in her 30s, was walking along Conwy Road, Colwyn Bay, at 11:00 GMT on Sunday when she was accosted by two men close to Barclays Bank. North Wales Police said they tried to steal her belongings but she fought them off and they fled the scene empty handed.

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  19. Edge Hill student sings duet with Broadway and West End star Ramin KarimlooRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Southport Visiter

    Lucky Edge Hill University student , Lowri Nesbitt, fulfilled a dream this week by singing on stage with Olivier award nominee Ramin Karimloo. Llandudno's Lowri, seized her opportunity to sing with The Phantom of the Opera and Les Misrables star during his exclusive visit to the University.

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  20. Snowdonia Wild FlowersRead the original story

    Yesterday | James Lomax Photography

    I'm primarily a hill and mountain photographer. For a few years now I've supplemented this with wild flower photography.

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