Gwynedd County, Wales Newswire

Gwynedd County, Wales Newswire

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  1. How likely am I to get bitten by a snake? How should I avoid it? How should it be treated?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    We have compiled advice from the RSPCA and NHS about snakes in the UK following two children in Wales getting bitten recently The news that two children have been bitten by a snake in seven weeks in the same Welsh location will come as a serious concern to some parents. The latest victim was eight-year-old Matthew Beetham, who was playing on the rocks near Pwllheli on Sunday before stumbling into an adder's nest.

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  2. Student on Welsh bus which crashed into a ditch in France is in a life-threatening conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Two of the pupils on board the bus from North Wales suffered serious injuries in the crash which happened near the Swiss border Fifty people were on board when the bus tipped over onto its side on a motorway near Lons-le-Saunier close to the Swiss border. The Penygroes-based Express Motors bus was travelling to Italy.

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  3. A number of Welsh teenagers have been injured in a coach crash in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    Two British school children have been seriously injured after a coach full of pupils crashed in France near the Swiss border. The two students, one described as in a life-threatening condition and another in a serious condition, were airlifted to hospital from the crash site on the A39 motorway at Lons-le-Saunier.

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  4. Gwynedd A499 at Glynllifon shut after two car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    The accident happened on the A499 near Glynllifon, south of Caernarfon at about 4.45pm and involved a Citroen C3 and a Ford Focus. One of the other driver's involved Lewis Derwent, 17 from Wrexham, was driving the Citroen when the crash happened.

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  5. Driver on Welsh bus which crashed into a ditch in France is seriously injured - live updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    One of the drivers and a passenger are believed to have sustained serious injuries in the crash which happened near the Swiss border Fifty people were on board on their way to Italy when the bus tipped over onto its side on a motorway near Lons-le-Saunier close to the Swiss border. The Penygroes-based Express Motors bus was travelling to Italy.

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  6. Ched Evans scores goal on his first professional appearance in...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Ched Evans made a goalscoring return to football after netting in Chesterfield's pre-season victory against Ilkeston on Saturday afternoon. The former Sheffield United striker was making his first professional appearance in four years after spending two-and-a-half years in jail, although he had his conviction for rape overturned in April.

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  7. Around 15 people are believed to have been injured in the crash which happened near the Swiss borderRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Fifty people were on board on their way to Italy when the bus tipped over onto its side on a motorway near Lons-le-Saunier close to the Swiss border. The Penygroes-based Express Motors bus was travelling to Italy.

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  8. Passengers on Gwynedd coach in French crash not from North WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    North Wales Police have confirmed that although the bus was from Penygroes-based Express Motors the teenagers were from England. Following the crash this morning near the Swiss border two teenagers are in a serious condition with 13 others injured.

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  9. Chris and Fiona Jones return home after sailing world for 14 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Newsday

    A couple who have spent more than a decade sailing across the world are set to return to their home in Gwynedd. Chris and Fiona Jones, of Y Felinheli on the Menai Strait, near Bangor, have spent the last 14 years sailing their 43ft boat Threeships.

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  10. Snowdonia's key role in Everest conquest revealed in rare bookRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    The Ascent of Everest which has been signed by Sir Edmund Hillary highlights how Gwynedd acted as a training base for the 1953 mission Sir Edmund Hillary and the successful 1953 Everest expedition trained in Gwynedd and stayed at the Pen-y-Gwryd Hotel The Ascent of Everest by John Hunt, details the first successful attempt to conquer the world's highest mountain, when Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, reached the summit of the 29,028ft peak. Two Welshmen Charles Evans from Derwen, near Corwen and Griffith Pugh from Aberystwyth were among the party and they carried out training and tested new equipment in Snowdonia staying at the Pen-y-Gwyrd Hotel near Nant Gwynant, which has become synonymous with the expedition.

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  11. Property Insider: Fancy owning your own farmhouse?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    Tan y Foel near Bryneglwys and Corwen , is a recently refurbished four-bedroom farmhouse, in the heart of Denbighshire where it enjoys some glorious views.

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  12. Survivors and witnesses gather in Gwynedd to mark anniversary of boat tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    Survivors and witnesses of a boat tragedy which claimed 15 lives made an emotional return to the scene of the disaster for a special anniversary service today. A memorial plaque was unveiled during the commemoration at the Penmaenpool toll bridge near Dolgellau where, 50 years ago, the Prince of Wales pleasure boat hit the bridge and sank.

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  13. Boat tragedy which killed 15 people is remembered 50 years onRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    The Prince of Wales vessel was nearing the end of a pleasure trip from Barmouth when it hit the Penmaenpool toll bridge on July 22, 1966 Pleasure boat Prince of Wales capsized and tipped its 39 passengers into the Mawddach Estuary at Penmaenpool, Merioneth, North Wales Fifteen people, including four children, drowned when the Prince of Wales ferry hit a bridge in Penmaenpool, near Dolgellau, and sunk. Dolgellau Town Council marked 50 years to the day of the tragedy on July 22 by laying a wreath and erecting a plaque to remember those who drowned.

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  14. Plaque unveiled to mark Penmaenpool ferry disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    The Prince of Wales was nearing the end of a trip from Barmouth when it hit the Penmaenpool toll bridge on 22 July 1966.

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  15. Boy left in agony after bitten by a snake on UK beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Metro UK News

    A boy was left screaming in agony and violently sick after he was bitten by an adder while playing at the beach. HIV-infected man paid A 3 to have sex with school children and claims 'they all find pleasure in it' Matthew Beetham, 8, was playing on the rocks in Pwllheli, Wales on Sunday when he accidentally stumbled into an adder's nest.

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  16. How you can see the Tower of London poppy sculpture at Caernarfon CastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    It will be the first exhibition of the work entitled Weeping Window in Wales. Previously it was on display in the dry moat of the Tower of London.

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  17. Welsh boy left screaming in agony after he was bitten by an adder on the beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Boy, eight, left screaming in agony after he was bitten by an ADDER on a Welsh beach and left with a fang embedded in his foot An eight-year-old boy was left screaming in agony after being bitten by an adder which left its fang embedded in his foot on a Welsh beach. Matthew Beetham was hysterical and violently sick after stumbling into an adder's nest while playing on the rocks in Pwllheli on Sunday.

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  18. Iconic poppy sculpture comes to CaernarfonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | North Wales Chronicle

    The striking artwork commemorating the First World War featuring thousands of ceramic poppies is to go on display at Caernarfon Castle from October 12, as part of a tour organised by 14-18 NOW, the UK's arts programme for the First World War centenary. The installation will be displayed inside the castle daily until November 20, making it available to the public on both Remembrance Day and the centenary of the end of the Battle of the Somme .

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  19. Police response to Emma Baum's murder to be investigated by watchdogRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    North Wales Police referred themselves to the IPCC after being called to the mum-of-one's Penygroes home six hours before her body was discovered North Wales Police referred themselves to the IPCC when it emerged they had been called to the house in Penygroes where the mum-of-one's body was found six hours before she was finally discovered.

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  20. Tale of Welsh hill farming turmoil that shows no sign of endingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNorthWales

    Machynlleth author Tia Jones launches third book in a trilogy that follows the ups and downs of life on a Mid Wales farm With the ink barely dry on the Chilcot report , a new novel set against the Iraq war examines the conflict's impact on a Mid Wales hill farm. "The Curlews Cry" is not short on ambition, also drawing on the 2001 foot-and-mouth crisis to drive a storyline that assesses the effect of globalisation and climate change on rural Wales.

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