Gwynedd County, Wales Newswire

Gwynedd County, Wales Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Gwynedd County, Wales.

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  1. Naked woman found dead in airing cupboard after getting trappedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The First Post

    A care worker died from hypothermia after getting trapped naked in an airing cupboard at a holiday home in Wales, an inquest has heard. Elizabeth Mary Isherwood, 60, of Wolverhampton, is thought to have spent days trying to escape from the cupboard.

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  2. The incredible 'world first' attraction developed in North Wales that is now going globalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    ParadropVR was launched last year by Frontgrid in Llanfairfechan, which was founded by former soldiers Matts Wells and David Wood. It is a unique fully immersive virtual reality attraction which simulates flying a paraglider and it is already attracting attention from around the world.

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  3. Snowdon Mountain Railway train derails on trip to summitRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    The derailment of the Snowdon Mountain Railway service from Llanberis took place on Tuesday as the train was at the halfway point of its ascent. Ms Riley said: "Everyone one very shaken and shocked.

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  4. Woman died after getting trapped naked in airing cupboard at Welsh holiday parkRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Part-time care worker Elizabeth Mary Isherwood was staying at a holiday complex in Pennal, Machynlleth , when she became stuck in the airing cupboard and died of hypothermia. An inquest into her death heard how the 60-year-old, from Wolverhampton, arrived at Plas Talgarth estate on September 23 last year and knew the apartment from previous visits.

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  5. Shearing Sports team to tour UKRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Scoop

    North Wairarapa farmer David Buick has been named to represent New Zealand on the six-match CP Wool Shearing Sports New Zealand tour of the UK starting later this month. Buick, who farms near Pongaroa in Northern Wairarapa, won his place in the team as fourth placegetter in the New Zealand championships Open final at Te Kuiti on April 7, and joins second-time UK Tour team member and 2017 World teams champion Invercargill shearer Nathan Stratford, who secured his place with victory in the New Zealand Shears Circuit final in Te Kuiti.

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  6. Judge halts Gwynedd man's rape trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    Kelvin Gwynedd Evans had denied the charges against him which were alleged to have taken place when he was a teenager The trial of a man accused of raping a girl when he was a teenager has been halted and the jury discharged. Kelvin Gwynedd Evans, of Bryncir, Garndolbenmaen near Porthmadog , is accused of raping a girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, as well as three other charges of indecent assault, gross indecency and of inciting a girl under 14 to commit an act of gross indecency.

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  7. Woman dies after getting trapped in airing cupboard at Gwynedd holiday parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    Elizabeth Mary Isherwood, 60, had made several attempts to get out of the cupboard at Plas Talgarth holiday complex, inquest told Elizabeth Mary Isherwood, had arrived for a one week stay at the Plas Talgarth holiday complex at Pennal in Gwynedd , near Machynlleth , when the incident happened. Coroner Dewi Pritchard Jones at Caernarfon said the part-time care worker had arrived alone on September 23 last year and knew the apartment from previous visits.

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  8. Care worker, 60, died after getting trapped naked in an airing cupboardRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    Well, at least he's honest! College grad admits to having NO work experience on his resume, but insists his expertise in Game of Thrones and Stranger Things makes him a great candidate Care worker, 60, died of hypothermia after she got trapped naked in a holiday home airing cupboard which had a broken door knob A care worker died of hypothermia after she got trapped naked in an airing cupboard which had a broken door knob. Elizabeth Mary Isherwood, 60, was on a week-long stay at Plas Talgarth holiday complex in North Wales when she is thought to have got lost in the middle of the night.

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  9. Man dies two weeks after horror A5 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    The man died in hospital on Saturday following the collision between a dark Ford Mondeo and a grey VW campervan on the A5 at Glasfryn near Corwen on Wendesday, June 6. A police spokesman said: "Emergency services were called to the scene and the driver of the Ford Mondeo was airlifted to hospital in Stoke with serious injuries where he currently remains. A traffic policeman diverts a nearby truck driver away from a crash on the A5 between Cerrigydrudion and Pentrefoelas.

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  10. Man on trial accused of raping girl 40 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    Kelvin Gwynedd Evans, 57, of Bryncir, Garndolbenmaen near Porthmadog, denies raping the girl between 1975 and 1979, as well as three other charges of indecent assault, gross indecency and of inciting a girl under 14 to commit an act of gross indecency.

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  11. New rural crime team set up by Dyfed-Powys PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Western Telegraph

    IT will certainly be a change to life on the beat but Dyfed-Powys Police's first ever rural crime team which has been set up in north Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion is looking forward to the challenge ahead. Coming from farming backgrounds with a knowledge of the issues and concerns these communities face, and undergoing enhanced training with North Wales Police's well-established rural crime team, puts PC Esther Davies and PCSO Caryl Griffiths in good stead for the role.

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  12. Grandfather launches bid to find mystery boy he saved from drowning in Gwynedd riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    Ron Jackson wants to find the child he helped save as a 14-year-old during the early 1960s while on a family holiday A grandfather-of-two has revealed how he saved a young boy from drowning during a family holiday in North Wales - more than 50 years ago. The incident happened as the youngster was fishing with friends on the River Seiont, which flows into the Menai Strait, at Caernafon.

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  13. Eight arrests made as police launch regional crackdown on drink and drug driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Wrexham.com News

    North Wales Police are reminding motorists of a regional crackdown on those driving whilst under the influence of drink of drugs following several arrests over the weekend. A total of eight people were arrested on suspicion of drink or drug driving between Friday morning and Sunday evening.

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  14. Who was top dog at Coleg Glynllifon this year?Read the original story

    Monday | IcNorthWales

    A teenager who wants to become a police dog handler has been singled out as Coleg Glynllifon's student of the year. Emily Hampton was left reeling after collecting the top award at the a prize-giving ceremony for students at Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor's Llandwrog campus near Caernarfon .

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  15. Get married at planned A 1.1m wildlife centre in Mid Wales peat bogRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | IcNorthWales

    The Dyfi Wildlife Centre will have a 100-seater for concerts and improved facilities to spot the reserve's ospreys - and possibly beavers too A 1.1m wildlife centre with a 100-seater auditorium is to be built in the centre of a peat bog in Mid Wales. Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust has secured Heritage Lottery funding for the ambitious project at its Cors Dyfi Reserve , one of the few lowland peat bog left in Wales.

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  16. UK set for hottest day of the year so far - and this is what we can expect in North WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | IcNorthWales

    The sun is set to return to North Wales as the UK basks in yet another heat wave with a return to sweltering conditions following a cool and damp weekend. Across Britain, temperatures are expected to rise once more, with Tuesday tipped to be the hottest day of the year so far.

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  17. The firm making obese mannequins to help train the emergency services - and business is boomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | IcNorthWales

    A North Wales firm has developed mannequins weighing 40 STONE to help train emergency crews battling the country's obesity crisis. Ruth Lee Ltd, which is based in Corwen , has developed the obese dummies to help firefighters, ambulance crews and other emergency agencies train to move overweight people.

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  18. Police boss hunting for people to keep eye on how cops treat suspects in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | IcNorthWales

    A police boss is on the lookout for Welsh speakers, young people and members of ethnic minorities to act as voluntary 'community watchdogs'. A team of six volunteers will be expected to help safeguard the welfare of people detained by the police and ensure their rights are upheld.

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  19. This is how one North Wales man managed to swap a jar of ordinary cooking fat for a new carRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 17 | IcNorthWales

    What started out as a social media experiment has led to a dad-of-two from Pwllheli swapping a jar of fat for a new car. Tired of seeing the large number of Facebook "like and share" competitions, Lester Hughes, 48, decided to launch a competition of his own.

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  20. Dideriksen puts her stage win down to team's lead-outRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Cycling News

    Amalie Dideriksen was the fastest woman in Worcester on Saturday, winning stage 4 of the OVO Energy Women's Tour ahead of Lotta Lepist and Marianne Vos . Dideriksen credits her team with leading her out well in the finale after a challenging day.

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