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  1. who died while trying to rescue two teenage girls who got into difficulty in the sea in North Wales.Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | South Wales Argus

    Tributes have been paid to a "selfless and brave" grandfather who died while trying to rescue two teenage girls who got into difficulty in the sea. Richard Guest, 74, and another member of the public went into the sea in Tywyn, Gwynedd, north-west Wales, to help the girls who got caught in a rip current at about 3.45pm on Saturday.

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  2. 'Selfless' Grandad Died Trying To Save SwimmersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | LBC 97.3

    Tributes have been paid to a "selfless and brave" grandfather who died after trying to rescue two teenage girls who got into difficulty swimming in Cardigan Bay, off the Welsh coast. Richard Guest, 74, and another member of the public went into the sea in in the resort town of Tywyn to help the girls who got caught in a rip current on Saturday afternoon.

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  3. Pensioner dies trying to save girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Harrow Times

    The 75-year-old man got into difficulties as he helped a second man rescue the teenagers in Tywyn, Gwynedd, north-west Wales, at about 4.15pm yesterday. He was recovered unconscious from the water by RNLI crews from Aberdovey, who tried to revive him at the scene.

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  4. The RNLI rescued the man off Tywyn, Gwynedd, but he later diedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

    The 75-year-old man got into difficulties as he helped a second man rescue the teenagers in Tywyn, Gwynedd, north-west Wales, at about 4.15pm yesterday. He was recovered unconscious from the water by RNLI crews from Aberdovey, who tried to revive him at the scene.

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  5. Hero pensioner, 74, helps save two teenage girls struggling in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Richard Guest, above, died while trying to rescue two teenage girls who got into difficulty off the coast of Tywyn, Wales yesterday Richard Guest swam to help the girls after spotting them struggling in choppy water off the coast of Tywyn, Wales yesterday. An RNLI Lifeboat crew pulled him unconscious from the water just after 4pm and he was airlifted to Gwynedd Hospital in Bangor where he died.

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  6. 'He was that kind of person': Hero pensioner died after...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Grandad Richard Guest sacrificed his own life to help the youngsters who were struggling in the choppy water at the seaside resort of Tywyn, West Wales, his family said. As the 74-year-old fought to help them back to the shore, he got into difficulties and went under the waves on Saturday afternoon.

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  7. LOOK: Talyllyn Railway celebrates its 150th anniversary with help from TV starsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    Two famous actors and a wedding party, assisted by nearly a dozen locomotives in steam, helped the world's first passenger-carrying narrow gauge railway to celebrate its 150th anniversary at the weekend. Eastenders star Timothy West and his wife, Fawlty Towers actress Prunella Scales, were at the Talyllyn Railway to assist school children bury a time capsule at Abergynolwyn.

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  8. Tributes paid to 'heroic' pensioner who died after rescue of two girls in the sea off Welsh coastRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    A pensioner has died in hospital after being involved in a rescue of two girls who got into difficulty while swimming in the sea. Police said the 74-year-old man had tried to help another man who went to the aid of the teenage girls who were swimming in the water at the resort of Tywyn in Gwynedd during hot weather on Saturday afternoon.

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  9. 74-year-old man drowned trying to save teenage girls from the seaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    A pensioner has died while trying to save two teenage girls from the sea in north Wales. The 74-year-old man, who has not been named, got in to difficulties as he tried to help another man save the girls in Tywyn, Gwynedd, north-west Wales.

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  10. LOOK: Rhys Meirion's Lap of Wales Challenge gets underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    The aim is to raise awareness of the changes around organ donation being introduced in Wales and to encourage families to discuss the issue It started on Saturday morning from Ysbyty Glan Clwyd , Bodelwyddan when Rhys and 11 other challengers set off for Llandudno on tandem bicycles. But once they reached the seaside resort they swapped their bikes for donkeys taking the animals - and a group of young children along the beach.

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  11. Elderly Man Dies Trying To Save Teenage SwimmersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | LBC 97.3

    A man in his 70s has died after trying to rescue girls who got into difficulty swimming in Cardigan Bay, off the Welsh coast. Police said the man was attempting to help another man who had gone to the aid of the teenagers in the sea in the resort town of Tywyn.

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  12. Pensioner dies trying to save drowning teenagers on Welsh beachRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Police say that the two girls got into difficulties in the water at Tywyn beach yesterday afternoon at around 16:15.

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  13. Man dies after rescue of two girls in the sea off Welsh coastRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    A 75-year-old man has died in hospital after being involved in a rescue of two girls who got into difficulty off Towyn, North Wales A pensioner has died in hospital after being involved in a rescue of two girls who got into difficulty while swimming in the sea. Police said the 75-year-old man had tried to help another man who went to the aid of the teenage girls who were swimming in the water at the resort of Tywyn in Gwynedd during hot weather on Saturday afternoon.

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  14. Man, 74, dies trying to save swimmers on Tywyn beach in GwyneddRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    The man was helping a second man to rescue the two teenagers when he too got into difficulties and was pulled from the water by a lifeboat crew A 74-year old man has died trying to save two teenage swimmers who got into difficulty in the sea in North Wales yesterday . The man was assisting another in the rescue of the two teenage girls, when he too got into difficulty near Tywyn, in Gwynedd , at around 4.15pm.

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  15. Full breaking news live blogRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Join reporter Kathryn Williams for all the latest traffic, travel, weather, sport, entertainment, comment and breaking news updates from WalesOnline, covering the whole of Wales. You can contribute to the live blog by posting your comment below or you can also tweet us @WalesOnline to share the news that's breaking in your area.

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  16. Two airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming off North Wales coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | IcNorthWales

    Coastguard scrambled to Harlech beach and Tywyn beach after reports several swimmers need help after becoming caught in a rip tide Two people have been airlifted to hospital and several others were rescued after getting into difficulties swimming off the North Wales coast this afternoon . The new Coastguard Rescue 936 helicopter from Caernarfon was scrambled to deal with two separate incidents at Harlech beach and Tywyn beach.

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  17. The former SAS soldier whose experiences in Iraq turned him into an anti-war campaignerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | IcNetwork

    Soldier Ben Griffin lifts the lid on the brutal scenes in Iraq that led to him going home on leave one day - and never going back A decorated Welsh former SAS soldier has told of how he walked out of the armed forces - and now campaigns for peace. Ben Griffin said he quit the Army after dragging Iraqi civilians from their beds while on operations in the Gulf, where he felt British soldiers were being used as "secret police".

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  18. From pulpits to mosh pits: Vicar with red mohican is lead singer of punk bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Mirror.co.uk

    But a punk rock-loving Welsh vicar is aiming for chart success with the release of a single by his newly-reformed band. Reverend Philip Chew, 52, can frequently be seen rocking the stage while sporting his clerical dog collar and a red mohican hairdo harping back to punk's heyday in the late 1970s.

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  19. Bank keeps ATMs as branches shutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Denbighshire Free Press

    NatWest, which will axe a number of branches throughout North Wales in September, has announced it will retain its ATM machines in Llangollen and St Asaph. Both branches are due to close in the autumn along with other North Wales branches in Rossett, Buckley, Corwen, Denbigh, Rhos on Sea and Blaenau Ffestiniog.

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  20. Glynllifon students get a taste of the real worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IcNorthWales

    This summer land-based technology students at Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor 's Caernarfon campus spent three weeks working with a variety of local employers. "I learnt about the all the paperwork that needs to be completed for each trailer for them to be road legal," he said.

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