Harlech, Wales Newswire

Harlech, Wales Newswire

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  1. Storm Emma: Harlech's Ysgol Ardudwy reopens to all pupilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 22 | Newsday

    A Gwynedd secondary school reopens to all pupils on Monday following the completion of the first phase of repairs caused by a storm. Pupils in Years 10 and 11 had to be moved to the old library building and youth club in Harlech and Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor in Dolgellau.


  2. The massive mechanical man is set to be in the city centre todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | IcNetwork

    Swansea is set to be treated to a parade on a monstrous scale today as the Man Engine arrives in the city. As part of the Man Engine's 2018 Resurrection Tour of the UK the giant construction will visit different locations across Swansea.


  3. Storm Emma-hit school faces yet more reopening delays as repairs continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | IcNorthWales

    A school forced to close after Storm Emma caused severe damage to the building will remain shut for another month. Gwynedd Council have confirmed that Ysgol Ardudwy in Harlech will remain closed until April 23 due to "a need for different, specific, technical solutions" to repair the damage to the school's roof.


  4. Theatre lessons for pupils at storm-hit Harlech schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | BBC News

    Some pupils will be taught at a theatre after their Gwynedd school was forced to close until the Easter holidays because of storm damage. Those in Years 7 and 8 will be taught every other day at Ysgol Eifionydd in Porthmadog, with work set for non-school days.


  5. Storm Emma damaged school will stay closed for more than a MONTHRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | IcNorthWales

    Ysgol Ardudwy in Harlech announced on Monday that it would be closed for a week due to the extent of damage wreaked by the huge winds of the storm last Friday. But now staff have revealed that the damage is so bad that they will not be able to open until after the Easter break.


  6. See inside the spooky 'ghost hotel' campaigners want to knock downRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | IcNorthWales

    An urban explorer has revealed just what a creepy experience walking around an abandoned "ghost hotel" in Harlech can really be. Scott, who has asked us not to reveal his full-name, filmed this spooky footage of his recent visit to the decaying Gwynedd landmark, St David's Hotel.


  7. Helicopter pilot which crashed killing 5 family members from Milton Keynes had option to turn backRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2018 | Miltonkeynes Today

    A helicopter crash in which five family members were killed happened after the pilot failed to turn around when entering low cloud, accident investigators said. Three brothers and two of their wives died in the crash in mountains in Snowdonia, North Wales, on March 29 last year.


  8. Storm-hit Harlech school closed until after EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | BBC News

    Pupils in Years 10 and 11 will be relocated to the old library building and youth club in Harlech and Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor in Dolgellau for the next two weeks. "Detailed assessment confirmed that the site remains unsafe and that significant work is required before the school building can reopen," Gwynedd Council said in a statement.


  9. Fatal Snowdonia helicopter crashed flying through cloudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Newsday

    A helicopter which crashed, killing five members of the same family, hit a rock outcrop when flying through clouds, an investigation has concluded. Brothers Kevin, 56, Donald, 55, and Barry Burke, 51, died in the crash on 29 March 2017 , along with Kevin's wife Ruth, 49, and Donald's wife Sharon, 48. An Air Accidents Investigation Branch report into the crash revealed the weather had deteriorated significantly in Snowdonia after the aircraft took off.


  10. Caravans ripped apart when Storm Emma's 70mph winds battered holiday parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | IcNorthWales

    A clean up operation is now underway at Sunnysands Caravan Park in Talybont where more than 50 mobile homes were damaged A clean-up operation is underway after winds reduced caravans to rubble and caused thousands of pounds worth of damage at holiday parks in south west Gwynedd. Businesses in the Dyffryn Ardudwy and Talybont area between Barmouth and Harlech have been left counting the cost of Storm Emma as she wreaked havoc across the region.


  11. Curtains for shows at Harlech theatre over A 150,000 leaky roof repair billRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | IcNorthWales

    'Deteriorating conditions' at Theatr Ardudwy meant the building's landlord was left with no option but to close the performance area. It is thought up to 150,000 needs spending to fix a hole in the copper roof, which has been allowing water to leak in.


  12. 22 places to go glamping in gorgeous locations in WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | IcNetwork

    From the beautiful award-winning coastlines to the lush mountains and green countryside, you can roll up for a camping break with a difference - whether it's staying in a luxury tent, a yurt, tipi or a den - you're definitely onto a winner inside or outside. We've found some amazing glamping sites that are just moments from a stunning beach or surrounded by beautiful countryside.


  13. Crashes, schools closures and freezing temperatures across North...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | IcNorthWales

    Dozens of schools in North Wales were closed today as the winter blast continued to bite - with more bad weather on the way. The worst affected area was Gwynedd which saw 36 schools shut because of ice and snow with another two closed on Anglesey.


  14. Shell Island campsite's future remains in doubt as emergency services access row continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | IcNorthWales

    The future of the UK's biggest campsite remains in doubt due to a ongoing row over emergency services access. Owners of Shell Island campsite in Gwynedd are today presenting a petition with 28,000 signatures to the Welsh Government in a bid to protect their long-standing family business from closure.


  15. Six-month old baby and woman, 22, killed in crash are named by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | IcNetwork

    Police have named a 22-year-old woman and a baby girl who died following a collision on the A487 in Gellilydan on Thursday. Anna Williams from Penrhyndeudraeth and six-month-old Millie Wyn Ginnever from Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, were killed after a car collided with a lorry on the A487, North Wales Police say.


  16. Woman and baby killed in Gwynedd horror crash namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | IcNorthWales

    Anna Williams, 22 from Penrhyndeudraeth and six-month-old Millie Wyn Ginnever died following a collision while the child's mother remains in a critical condition in hospital in Stoke Anna Williams, 22, from Penrhyndeudraeth and six-month-old Millie Wyn Ginnever from Blaenau Ffestiniog were killed after a car collided with a lorry on the A487, near Gellilydan, Gwynedd on Thursday, North Wales Police has confirmed. The driver of the Fiesta, has been named locally as Sioned Wyn Williams, who is believed to be Anna's sister and the mother of Millie.


  17. Tara conquers gruelling Run to the Castle eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Stratford Herald

    The race takes runners and walkers from the coastal village of Aberdyfi up the coastal path, taking in the seafront at Tywyn, the village of Fairbourne, the famous Barmouth Bridge, Barmouth, to the castle town of Harlech which is approximately 40 to 42 miles away. There was a shorter alternative for those looking to take on smaller distances of 'only' a marathon distance, where the runners go from Aberdyfi to Barmouth.


  18. Rhayader and District Male Voice Choir, Wynne Rees and Sophie JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Hereford Times

    A CHRISTMAS concert at Talgarth Town Hall raised more than A 600 for farming families in hardship - and donations are still coming in. The concert was organised by Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution's Brecon and Radnor committee and Elaine Stephens, chairman of the committee, welcomed guests and artists.


  19. 'Our lives changed forever' - Grieving families talk about losing men to suicideRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2017 | IcNorthWales

    Two grieving families whose loved ones took their lives have revealed their heartache in the hope of encouraging those at risk to seek help before it's too late. The families of teenager Josh Llwyd Hopcroft, of Harlech, Gwynedd and actor and musician Dafydd Dafis from Rhosllannerchrugog, Wrexham have shared their experiences with S4C programme Y Byd ar Bedwar, due to be broadcast tonight.


  20. Frozen food firm fined A 80,000 after worker is seriously injured by fork-lift truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | IcNorthWales

    Gethin Williams was moving a pallet truck into the walk-in freezer when he was struck by the vehicle, Caernarfon magistrates heard A frozen food service supplier has been fined 80,000 after a worker was hit by a fork-lift truck and suffered serious injuries.