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Man arrested for Bangor murder

Shortly after 9am this morning , Monday 31st July 2017, Emergency Services attended an address in Trem y Garnedd, Bangor following reports that a woman had sustained serious injuries. The woman, who is local, was conveyed to hospital where despite the best efforts of medical staff she sadly passed away. Her details are not being

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Bangor murder investigation appeal

Detectives from North Wales Police have set up an ‘incident room’ and specialist officers are being deployed following the discovery of a woman’s body in a residential property in Trem y Garnedd, Maesgeirchen, Bangor earlier today. At 9.02am this morning, Monday 31st July, Emergency Services attended the property in Trem y Garnedd where they found

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Chwilio am deuluoedd chwedlonol

Mae’r Ymddiriedolaeth Genedlaethol yn taflu her yr haf hwn ac yn gwahodd teuluoedd mentrus i herio eu hunain ar ddyddiau chwedlonol o wych ar draws Gogledd Orllewin a De Orllewin Cymru – tra’n casglu eu #legendarymoments ar y daith er mwyn cefnogi gwaith cadwraeth yr elusen. Ydych chi’n ddigon dewr i fynd ar droed i

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Carwyn Connects with Eisteddfod

Visitors to this year’s National Eisteddfod in Bodedern, Anglesey, will be able to put questions directly to the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, as he holds a Carwyn Connect event at the festival. The Carwyn Connect events give people the opportunity to ask the First Minister questions, face to face, on any issues which affect them

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Search for girl and her father is ongoing

An investigation to trace a 5-year-old girl who is missing with her father is continuing. Following extensive enquiries officers believe that Molly and Brian Owens are in the Republic of Ireland and North Wales Police are in close contact with colleagues at the Garda. Superintendent Jane Banham of North Wales Police said: “Our investigation is

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Fibre optic theft in Llangefni

North Wales Police in Llangefni are appealing for witnesses and advising the community to remain vigilant after fibre optic equipment was stolen from a BT van in the town recently. Investigating Officer PC Sian Pritchard at Llangefni Police Station said: “Sometime between 4pm Friday 30th June and 7.30am Monday 3rd July a BT Fibre Optic

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Is Welsh coast haven for Angelsharks?

A project to gather evidence for a population of one of the world’s rarest sharks has been launched in Welsh waters. Once widespread across Europe, the Angelshark is now listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List (the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s list of threatened species), with the waters around the Canary

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Gwynedd libraries summer fun

Rethink what your local library can offer you and your children! This summer Gwynedd Council libraries are offering plenty of varied activities and entertainment for all the family. Free activities range from reading challenges to animal shows, all across Gwynedd. This year the reading agency presents Animal Agents the summer reading challenge 2017, in conjunction

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Burglary suspects arrested in Bangor

Earlier this morning, Wednesday 26th July 2017, North Wales Police arrested two local people in Trem y Garnedd, Maesgeirchen, Bangor and seized a substantial quantity of what are believed to be controlled drugs as well as suspected stolen property. Both were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs, burglary and handling

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Drainage covers stolen Dinas Mawddwy

Sometime overnight between Friday 14th and Saturday 15th July 2017 10 drainage covers were stolen from along the B4416 Brithdir – Dinas Mawddwy road in south Gwynedd. Investigating officer PC Elaine Ball at Dolgellau police Station said ‘The drainage covers, sometimes referred to as ‘gullies’ are metal and with 10 stolen a vehicle is likely

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AMs trumpet musical instrument amnesty

Ahead of a nationwide amnesty of musical instruments to use in Welsh schools, Cabinet Secretary Kirsty Williams today thanked Assembly Members for providing their “unused ukuleles or forgotten French horns” as part of a pilot (Fri 21st July). The Welsh Government and National Assembly for Wales joined forces to ask Assembly Members and all staff

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Ysgol Dyffryn Nantlle Slate Festival

Students at Ysgol Dyffryn Nantlle, Penygroes will be holding a slate festival before the end of the summer term to celebrate the valley’s quarrying heritage and to contribute towards raising awareness about the bid to gain UNESCO World Heritage Site Status for the industry. During the last few weeks of term, the youngest students of

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Apprentices explore new horizons in Japan

Horizon Nuclear Power’s ten apprentices arrived back on Anglesey recently after a fortnight of work experience in Japan hosted by Hitachi-GE. The trip was an opportunity for the apprentices, who started with Horizon in September 2016, to meet and work alongside Hitachi apprentices, to learn more about Hitachi’s manufacturing approaches, and get an insight into

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Drugs raid in Pwllheli

North Wales Police’s continued campaign targeting those who supply and distribute controlled drugs in Gwynedd continued today when local Police executed a Misuse of Drugs Act search warrant in Ffordd Y Mela, Pwllheli and seized a quantity of what is believed to be controlled drugs. Sergeant Neil Jones at Pwllheli Police Station said ‘Following the

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Police investigate Bontnewydd burglary

North Wales Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary on the Glan Beuno Estate in Bontnewydd near Caernarfon sometime between 3pm and 4pm Tuesday 11th July 2017. Investigating Officer PC Bethany Clarke at Caernarfon Police Station said. “From enquiries made we believe four people, three men and one woman, entered the property on the

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Third of students eligible for maximum grant under new support system

Students from Wales will receive the equivalent of the National Living Wage while they study, Education Secretary Kirsty Williams has confirmed today. (Tues 11th July). From 2018/19, Wales will be the first country in Europe to introduce equivalent maintenance support across full-time and part-time undergraduates, as well as post-graduates. Government estimates show that a third

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Road safety campaign continues

North Wales Police’ road safety campaign continues which has resulted in several drink and drug drive related arrests by the Roads Policing Unit. A 19-year-old man was stopped on the A55 near Colwyn Bay last night (Sunday, June 25th) after he was seen to be driving at excess speed. He later provided a positive drug

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