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  1. Elderly Kenilworth woman taking on 100mph zip wire in memory of husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Leamington Spa Courier

    ... Brenda Orton, 73, will reach speeds of 100mph while zooming down the mile-long 'Zip World Velocity' line in Bethesda, Wales, to raise money for charity Parkinson's UK. Alongside raising money for the charity, Brenda is also dedicating her efforts to ...

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  2. Horrified walker captures photos of three dogs chasing a sheep and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Horrified walker captures photos of three dogs chasing a sheep and pinning it underwater as owner looked on doing nothing Distressing images caught on camera by a horrified walker appear to show a sheep being chased, bitten and pinned underwater by a German Shepherd as the dog's owner looked on doing nothing. John Breuilly was taking pictures of waterfalls alongside his fiancee when he heard a commotion across Llyn Ogwen Lake in Bangor, North Wales.

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  3. Watch the shocking moment dogs chase sheep into Gwynedd lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | IcNorthWales

    These shocking images appear to show a dog chasing a sheep into a Gwynedd lake as a man looks on. The ewe managed to escape and ran into a lake in the Ogwen Valley near Bethesda but the dog continued to give chase and plunged into the water after it.

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  4. Truly shocking moments dogs chase sheep into Gwynedd lake and then attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | IcNorthWales

    The ewe managed to escape and ran into a lake in the Ogwen Valley in Gwynedd but the dog continues to give chase and it plunges into the water after it. Then two other dogs - one of them a Rottweiler - enter the lake to join the chase.

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  5. Bangor to Bethesda tunnel cash securedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | IcNorthWales

    Currently the popular Ln Las Ogwen cycle route runs for about four miles on the trackbed of the former railway line from Porth Penrhyn to Tregarth. Work includes securing a rock at the side of the ravine, illuminating the tunnel which is 275m long and steps to safeguard users on the viaduct over the Ogwen River.

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  6. Watch the action and see the pictures from Dyffryn Ogwen Show 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | IcNorthWales

    Surprise and joy in the horse rings as five-year-old Alex secures the supreme championship at the Gwynedd show on his little pony Pip Alex Longstaff, from Bangor, won the supreme championship in the horse section at Bethesda despite only starting to ride last October. At just his third show he won the won the Mountain and Moorland lead rein class on board his pony Pip , with mum Lisa on lead rein duty.

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  7. Relief as Gwynedd's Dyffryn Ogwen show beats the downpoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | IcNorthWales

    Organisers of Saturday's Dyffryn Ogwen Show expressed relief after an eve-of-show downpour left them fearing the worst. Attendance was slightly down on last year but break-even receipts on a sport-affected day was a good result for the Bethesda event.

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  8. 34-year-old Bangor man wanted by police investigating 'number of burglaries'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | North Wales Chronicle

    North Wales Police have launched a public to trace the man, who is believed to have previous connections with the Bethesda, Tregarth, Caernarfon, Benllech and Llangefni areas, but also associates in the Bangor area. Sergeant Andrew Gibson, from the Gwynedd North District, said: "We would be grateful if the public could assist us in locating Simon, as we wish to speak to him in relation to a number of burglaries in the area.

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  9. Gun salute at Cardiff's City Hall is part of celebrations...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | IcNetwork

    The Army baton made its way through Wales over the weekend, after starting its journey on the summit of Mount Snowdon on Friday A two-tonne gun was fired at Cardiff's City Hall on Sunday as part of celebrations marking the Royal Regiment of Artillery's 300th anniversary. The Army baton made its way through Wales over the weekend, after starting its journey on the summit of Mount Snowdon on Friday.

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  10. Army baton makes its way through Wales as regiment celebrate 300-year anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | IcNetwork

    On Friday a two-tonne gun was fired from Mount Snowdon as part of a three-day baton relay across the country. Reserve soldiers from 104 Regiment Royal Artillery, based at Raglan Barracks in Newport , were responsible for the Welsh leg of a journey to carry a baton across the world.

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  11. Newport Army regiment hold Snowdon sunrise gun salute to celebrate anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | South Wales Argus

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  12. Did you hear a loud bang in North Wales this morning? Here's what it wasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | IcNorthWales

    A 105mm artillery gun, which weighs more than two tons, fired three rounds from the summit of Snowdon... find out why Major Tim Reid of the Royal Artillery said the gun had been brought to the summit of Snowdon as part of the year long Unique 300 project to celebrate the tercentenary celebrations of the Royal Regiment of Artillery. The three rounds fired represented each century of service.

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  13. Super gun to rock Snowdon summit at sunriseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | IcNorthWales

    The ambitious plan is part of Unique 300, a project to celebrate the tercentenary celebrations of the Royal Regiment of Artillery which aims to transport a baton around the world in a west to east direction. The baton - designed to represent the Royal Regiment of Artillery's 300-year history - is known as the Captain General's Baton.

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  14. 25 places to stay in Wales with stunning viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | IcNetwork

    This one-floor, two-bedroom apartment is in a large Victorian house perched on the harbour cliff in the heart of Tenby's holiday area. Owners say this garden room is fully insulated with electricity, TV, wifi and kettle.

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  15. Welsh Assembly Election 2016: Arfon constituency profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | IcNorthWales

    Whatever happens in the Welsh Assembly election on May 5 the Arfon constituency will have a new representative at the Senedd in Cardiff. Plaid Cymru's Alun Ffred Jones is not seeking re-election this year after representing the Arfon constituency since 2007 as well as the old seat of Caernarfon since 2003.

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  16. Almost a third of North Wales' Catholic churches to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | IcNorthWales

    Almost a third of North Wales's Catholic churches are to shut over the next few years in a move some parishioners may find "scandalous". Some 22 of the 62 Catholic churches dotted across the region will close their doors by 2020, according to the Bishop of Wrexham, Peter Brignall.

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  17. Community hydro turbine plans give Gwynedd residents chance to own their own energy sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | North Wales Chronicle

    The Ynni Ogwen hydro project needs to raise 500,000 by April 25 to develop a community-owned hydro turbine in the Ogwen Valley. It could guarantee cheap, clean, locally-produced energy for the community using the river flow above the falls on Pont Ogwen as a source of energy.

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  18. North Wales' Hidden Treasures: Penrhyn Castle's mysterious underground reservoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | IcNorthWales

    The reservoir - accessible only through several small manholes - was built in the 1840s and could hold 200,000 gallons of water The reservoir at Penrhyn Castle at Llandygai near Bangor could hold 200,000 gallons of water and was fed from overflow pipes from the keep tanks that held water used for domestic purposes in the building. The castle, which was owned in the 1840s by the Douglas-Pennant family, owners of the Penrhyn Quarry at Bethesda , had its own private fire brigade complete with a steam-powered fire engine.

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  19. Gwynedd sailor Mari Davies launches crowdfunding appeal to reach Olympic gold dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | IcNorthWales

    A young sailor hoping to win a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020 is desperate to buy a second-hand boat to reach her goal. Mari Davies, 18, from Bethesda , Gwynedd first enjoyed water and messing about on boats while on family trips to Llyn Tegid, Bala as a toddler.

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  20. National data shows mixed results for Gwynedd and Anglesey schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | North Wales Chronicle

    THE Welsh Government's latest grading system results for primary and secondary schools has shown mixed results for the region. Every primary and secondary school across Wales has been graded in one of four categories - green, yellow, amber or red.

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