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  1. Start date for three week bin collections in Caernarfon, Bangor and Bethesda announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | IcNorthWales

    Penygroes, Llanberis and Y Felinheli will also be affected by the changes set to be brought in by Gwynedd Council for the Arfon area The plans from Gwynedd Council have gone ahead despite fierce opposition from some residents, with concerns raised about fly-tipping, rodent infestation and its impact on larger families, students and bedsits. But the cash-strapped local authority say the scheme could save 350,000 a year and reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill.


  2. Snowdon walker rescued after 100ft fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | IcNorthWales

    The man had been trekking alone on the 3,560ft peak when he fell down on to the Miner's Track on Sunday morning. Volunteers from the Llanberis mountain rescue team then had to stretcher the man for over half a mile to a safe landing point so the casualty could be airlifted to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor.


  3. Man starts walking length of Wales carrying 12-foot crossRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | IcNorthWales

    Clive Cornish, who used drugs and served a jail term for robbery before finding God, is going from Holyhead to Cardiff Walking more than 200 miles across Wales' mountainous terrain may be a challenge few of us would relish, but one man is doing just that with a 12-foot cross on his back. Clive Cornish kicked off his incredible challenge by tackling Snowdon on Sunday, and plans to scale Cadair Idris and Pen-y-Fan as part of the gruelling walk which will take him all the way back to his home city of Cardiff by Sunday, September 27. Setting off from Holyhead on Monday morning, the 48-year-old from Ely in Cardiff has already travelled through Anglesey and had reached the mainland by this afternoon.


  4. Great grandmother takes on Snowdonia Zip Wire challenge for daughter with Multiple SclerosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | IcNorthWales

    Doris Prydderch took to the skies of Bethesda to raise awareness of the debilitating condition which her daughter Valerie suffers from A great grandmother has taken on Europe's longest zip wire inspired by her daughter, who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis . Doris Prydderch, from Llanberis , took to the skies of Bethesda earlier today , to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society.


  5. Gwynedd GCSE Results 2015: How did the county doRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | IcNorthWales

    Among them were pupils from Ysgol Friars in Bangor , Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen in Caernarfon , Ysgol Dyffryn Ogwen in Bethesda , Ysgol Glan Y Mor in Pwllheli and Ysgol Ardudwy in Harlech who reaped the rewards of weeks worth of hard work and studying. Ysgol Friars headmaster Neil Foden said: "Performance in all the key indicators wee up on the previous year, in some cases significantly "In the key Welsh Government performance measures, these are our best results ever and are a tribute to the hard work of pupils and staff."


  6. Rugby World Cup trophy arrives in WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | IcNetwork

    Starting its Welsh tour on the top of Snowdonia the Webb Ellis Cup makes its way around Wales for the next 10 days. The Rugby World Cup trophy has arrived in Wales - for a visit the nation's rugby fans hope will herald the start of a more permanent stay in the nation.


  7. Rugby World Cup visits Snowdon at the start of a 10-day tour of WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | IcNorthWales

    Ex-Wales rugby international Rupert Moon, who accompanied the cup on its journey up the mountain, believes the trophy will stay in Wales after the tournament. The Rugby World Cup , headed up to the highest point in Wales this morning as the start of a 10 day tour around the country.


  8. Dyffryn Ogwen Show 2015: Happy return for Michael as popular event...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | IcNorthWales

    "The gate was down on 2014, when we had a sunny day, but on the whole our visitor numbers held up quite well, considering the forecast," said show chairman Alwyn Lloyd Ellis. Highlights included a dog show and a parade of vintage tractors , while Dai Bando and his racing terriers were a hit on their first visit to Bethesda - despite a reluctance by spectators to volunteer their own dogs.


  9. Llanberis waterfall tragedy: Victim's brother praises the bravery of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | IcNetwork

    The brother of one of the two victims of the waterfall tragedy in Llanberis last night praised the bravery of the friends who tried to save them. Steffan Vernon, 33, from Caernarfon and Alexander Hadley, 21 from Dinorwig, Gwynedd got into difficulty whilst swimming at the Ceunant waterfall in Llanberis last Sunday morning.


  10. Steffan Vernon: Brother of Llanberis waterfall tragedy victim praises ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | IcNorthWales

    Steffan Vernon, 33, from Caernarfon was one of two men who died after getting into difficulty whilst swimming at the village's Ceunant waterfall last Sunday morning The brother of one of the two victims of the waterfall tragedy in Llanberis has praised the bravery of the friends who tried to save them. Mr Vernon's brother Matt, 24, said: "I will love them forever for what they tried to do."


  11. Snowdon's a top venue for Gwynedd band YucatanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | IcNorthWales

    Yucatan's second album will be streamed free for a week prior to its official release at the summit of Snowdon Yucatan's second album will stream for a week prior to release at the summit of Snowdon - accessible only by a special mountain railway service or a lengthy and occasionally steep hike - offering fans a unique listening experience at more than 3,500ft.


  12. Ysgol Dyffryn Ogwen choir to welcome Rugby World Cup squad to tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | IcNorthWales

    Pupils from the secondary school in Bethesda, Gwynedd will sing for the Canadian national team when they travel to Swansea for a presentation this September Ysgol Dyffryn Ogwen in Bethesda is one of only two in Wales, and the only one in North Wales, to be picked to sing at the ceremonies that will officially welcome the teams to the 2015 tournament in England this September. In total, 20 schools in England and Wales have been selected to perform at the ceremony, which will also include the formal presentation of official tournament caps and Rugby World Cup 2015 participation medals.


  13. Jump visiting Bethesda's Neuadd Ogwen for a 'homecoming' gigRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | IcNorthWales

    It will be the band's second visit to North Wales in the past few months having played at the HRH Prog Festival alongside Rick Wakeman and Steeleye Span at Hafan Y Mor near Pwllheli. Neuadd Ogwen spokesman Dilwyn Llwyd said: "With a 13 strong album catalogue and a more than 1,500 gigs performed JUMP has become something of an institution with a reputation for excellent and engaging live performance."


  14. Kathrine Jones, Socialist Labour Party candidate for ArfonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | IcNorthWales

    I have lived in Bethesda for ten years, with my husband who comes from the area and worked in hostels for nine years in Newbury, Bangor and Colwyn Bay . Before that I was an artist as well as working against Cruise and Trident nuclear weapons at Greenham Common Womens Peace Camp for 17 years.