Porthmadog, Wales Newswire

Porthmadog, Wales Newswire

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  1. Caernarfon residents' fury over parking charge dodgers taking spaces outside their homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | IcNorthWales

    Residents say they are fighting to find a space in the Chapel Street and Snowdon Street area since fees were introduced on town's free car park Householders say they have been left fighting to find a space in the Chapel Street and Snowdon Street area of Caernarfon, as workers and shoppers snatch free spots. It comes after charges were introduced in April last year to the once free Shell car park near Morrison's in the town.

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  2. Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor students reach big SkillBuild finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | IcNorthWales

    Thomas John Thomas is one of the Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor students celebrating after getting through to the Welsh Construction SkillBuild final The 16 successful plumbing, carpentry and brickwork students study at CaMDA, Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor's Construction and Engineering Centre at the Dolgellau campus. They are now busy practising for the prestigious competition final.

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  3. Is your business the 'Welshest' in the world?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | IcNorthWales

    A competition to find the 'Welshest' Businesses in the world has been launched with a spoof video unveiled to promote the awards. Organisers are seeking nominations from the public for the Welshest Shop in the World, the Welshest Pub or Restaurant and the Welshest Street in the World.

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  4. Mother caught drink-driving three times in just a month in 'disturbing' series of offencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | IcNetwork

    Magistrates in Caernarfon told Bethan Evans, of New Terrace, Pwllheli they had "never come across such a disturbing series of offences involving alcohol". The 38-year-old secretary was first caught out after being involved in a crash while driving her Volkswagen car in Church Street, Tremadog, on April 6, the Daily Post reports .

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  5. Gwynedd mum caught drink-driving three times in a month is spared jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | IcNorthWales

    Magistrates in Caernarfon told Bethan Evans, of New Terrace, Pwllheli, they had "never come across such a disturbing series of offences involving alcohol". The 38-year-old secretary was first caught out after being involved in a crash while driving her Volkswagen car in Church Street, Tremadog, on April 6. Three weeks later, on April 25, she blew another positive breath test after being found at the wheel of a vehicle in the Ysbyty Alltwen car park, Tremadog.

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  6. Hundreds of beer lovers enjoy a taste of festival in WrexhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Flintshire Standard

    The North Wales Beer and Cider Festival 2016 was held on Friday and Saturday with up to 600 beer fans flocking to the Centenary Club at The Racecourse to try a selection of real ales and speciality beers. Keith Porter, the branch's public affairs co-ordinator, said it was a success overall but attendance on Saturday evening was "slightly disappointing".

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  7. 45 awesome things to do in Wales on a rainy dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | IcNetwork

    We're lucky to live in Wales because it's brilliant. But it has been known to rain a bit.

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  8. Bill Ryder Jones and Crazy P added to Festival No 6 line-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | IcNorthWales

    Sponsored by PRS for Music each evening a renowned promoter will take control and deliver their vision for the atmospheric secret stage in the woods of the Italianate village of Portmeirion near Porthmadog. The Lost in Arts stage opens on Friday, September 2, when the stage will feature singer-songwriter and former Coral guitarist Bill Ryder Jones, neo-psych drone-rockers Younghusband, singer Wes Gonzalez and Mancunians Horsebeach.

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  9. Crime Files Reopened: How Ffion Wyn Roberts murderer hid in plain sight during eight week manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | IcNorthWales

    As the parents of murdered Ffion Wyn Roberts reveal their heartache five years after her death the Daily Post looks back at the trial of the man convicted of her shocking killing. Factory worker Iestyn Davies who knew Ffion and her family was jailed for life in 2011 after he jury heard how he beat, strangled and left the 22-year-old care worker to drown in a ditch behind her Porthmadog home on April 10, 2010.

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  10. 'CCTV shows man jailed for Ffion's murder WAS the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | IcNorthWales

    Mum and Dad of Ffion Wyn Roberts just "want to be left in peace", but say people continue to claim innocence of Iestyn Davies The parents of a woman murdered five years ago have told how their lives have changed forever since their daughter's death. Ffion Wyn Roberts was brutally murdered in Porthmadog in April 2010 after being attacked in the early hours of the morning on her way home from a night out.

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  11. Gwynedd could be divided into eight new community areas to 'reflect the differences between them'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | North Wales Chronicle

    GWYNEDD could be divided up into eight population areas to "reflect the differences between them" and improve the overall wellbeing of the county. The county council is seeking opinions from the public on its plans to create a series of community areas in response to the new Future Generations Wellbeing Act , which came into force on April 1. The new laws say there must be a full assessment of wellbeing on the basis of the entire local authority and on the basis of smaller community areas within the authority.

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  12. Boy, 11, injured after two jet-skis crash off Gwynedd coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 15 | IcNorthWales

    The youngster was rushed to Ysbyty Gwynedd by ambulance after the incident off the beach at Black Rock Sands in Porthmadog. Coastguards said the accident was reported by the Welsh Ambulance Service control room who radioed for assistance just after 2.55pm on Sunday.

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  13. 480 jobs to be filled at tax office in CardiffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 15 | IcNetwork

    The recruitment comes as HM Revenue and Customs prepares to close it existing office at Ty Glas, Llanishen and move to another site in the city. The closure of the Llanishen site is part of a restructuring that will also the closure of the tax offices in Swansea and Porthmadog, as well as Wrexham.

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  14. Gwynedd teen who almost lost leg in propeller accident warns of dangers of swimming near boatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | IcNorthWales

    The parents of a teenager who nearly lost his leg in a propeller has warned others of the dangers of swimming near boats. Cian Wyn Williams, now 17, was caught in the propeller of a speedboat while trying to climb back into it after swimming close to his home.

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  15. Hinterland's Mali Harries uncovers secrets about Wales' most notorious murder casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | IcNetwork

    Mali Harries is DI Mared Rhys on Y Gwyll/Hinterland, now she's looking into real crime in her new S4C documentary, Y Ditectif Mali Harries is taking a break from moodily solving violent crimes in Ceredigion for a brand new S4C documentary which looks at some of Wales' most notorious crimes. From the murder of Ffion Wyn Roberts in Porthmadog to the case of the first murderer in South Wales to be exhumed to prove his guilt - Y Ditectif will reveal how Welsh police officers managed to catch some of Wales' most dangerous criminals.

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  16. Y Gwyll/Hinterland actress on the trail of real-life murderersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 7 | IcNorthWales

    Mali Harries, who plays DI Mared Rhys in Y Gwyll/Hinterland, investigates how Welsh detectives managed to catch some of Wales' most dangerous criminals Hinterland star Mali Harries looks at the important role of the detective in solving some of the most notorious crimes in Welsh history in a new S4C series. From the murder of Ffion Wyn Roberts in Porthmadog to the case of the first murderer in South Wales to be exhumed to prove his guilt - Y Ditectif will reveal how Welsh police officers managed to catch some of Wales' most dangerous criminals.

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  17. Yorkshire set for hottest weekend of the yearRead the original story

    Friday May 6 | Doncaster Free Press

    ... country endured snow. The figures beat the previous highest mark this year of 20.3C (68.5F) recorded at Porthmadog, Wales, back on 21 April. But the Met Office says Thursday's temperatures will be put in the shade over the weekend as warm tropical ...

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  18. Sunshine and snow set for eastern England this weekend? Why the forecast was confusedRead the original story

    Friday May 6 | Hemel Online

    ... country endured snow. The figures beat the previous highest mark this year of 20.3C (68.5F) recorded at Porthmadog, Wales, back on April 21. But the Met Office says Thursday's temperatures will be put in the shade over the weekend as warm tropical ...

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  19. UK weather forecast predicts toxic dust cloud to settle TODAY as temperatures soarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 5 | Daily Mail

    Toxic dust cloud settles on Britain TODAY as health chiefs warn vulnerable people to avoid outdoor exertion despite temperatures soaring to hotter than LA A toxic dust cloud is settling over Britain today as health chiefs warn vulnerable people to avoid outdoor exertion despite the soaring temperatures. The Saharan cloud will spread across the whole of England today, with more serious levels of air pollution in Wales.

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  20. UK Weather will see temperatures of 24C heat this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | Daily Mail

    Average temperature for this time of year in London is 16C and so the weekend will be 8C above average London will be hotter than many destinations in southern Europe this weekend, with scorching temperatures of up to 24C expected. Parts of England can expect a hot weekend thanks to a south-easterly wind that will bring the warmer weather.

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