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The A to Z of Bedminster - the 26 things (and more!) that make Bemmie the best - Bristol Post

The A to Z of Bedminster - the 26 things (and more!) that make Bemmie the best  Bristol Post

Back in the day, some people from around Bristol used to use the word 'Bemmie' to mean something a bit sub-standard, a bit unfashionable. If you had a pair of ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 4:00 pm


Pangs of jealousy over Igglepiggle – Dad’s Diary by Simon Carter - The News

Pangs of jealousy over Igglepiggle – Dad’s Diary by Simon Carter  The News

Bulgy, as I'm sure many of you know, was once a bad-tempered double decker who hated the railways and believed roads were far better. A four-wheeled Dr ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 3:42 pm


Photos of Queen Elizabeth II Before She Was Queen - Reader's Digest

Photos of Queen Elizabeth II Before She Was Queen  Reader's Digest

Here are some snapshots of what Queen Elizabeth's life was like before she ascended to the throne.

Published on 11 April 2019 | 8:01 pm


Sarah Ferguson, Prince Philip and other famous royals who renounced their titles and embraced life as commoner - MEAWW

Sarah Ferguson, Prince Philip and other famous royals who renounced their titles and embraced life as commoner  MEAWW

We have all dreamt of being a prince or a princess at some point in our childhood, but being a royal is no piece of cake. You might have money with your face on ...

Published on 10 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Community News: Barmouth | News - Cambrian News - Meirionnydd

Community News: Barmouth | News  Cambrian News - Meirionnydd

THE latest community news from Barmouth RNLI gift WHEN Alan Jones of Bridgnorth celebrated his 60th birthday, he asked friends not to buy him presents, but ...

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Prince Philip FLOP: How the Duke of Edinburgh never got behind THIS British tradition - Express

Prince Philip FLOP: How the Duke of Edinburgh never got behind THIS British tradition  Express

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh officially joined the British Royal Family in 1947 when he married Princess Elizabeth, later Queen of England. The Queen's ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:00 am


GB Railfreight unveil Class 50 locomotives - RailAdvent - Railway News

GB Railfreight unveil Class 50 locomotives  RailAdvent - Railway News

GB Railfreight has unveiled their new-look Class 50 locomotives and their new livery.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 7:00 am


The old county mottos that prove Wales is a nation of warriors - Wales Online

The old county mottos that prove Wales is a nation of warriors  Wales Online

The 13 historic counties shed some some light of what it means to be Welsh.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 7:00 am


ORR fines Govia Thameslink Railway £5m - RailAdvent - Railway News

ORR fines Govia Thameslink Railway £5m  RailAdvent - Railway News

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has announced that Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) face a £5m fine after they found that it failed to provide appropriate, ...

Published on 14 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Storm Gareth set to cancel Transport for Wales train services - RailAdvent - Railway News

Storm Gareth set to cancel Transport for Wales train services  RailAdvent - Railway News

Transport for Wales has announced that they have put in planned cancellations for Wednesday 13th March 2019 as Storm Gareth passes through.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Five-year-old Great Falls girl missing for two years recovered in Pennsylvania - Great Falls Tribune

Five-year-old Great Falls girl missing for two years recovered in Pennsylvania  Great Falls Tribune

A five-year-old Great Falls girl was found in Pennsylvania this month after allegedly being taken by her non-custodial mother two years ago.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Steam locomotive 61306 Mayflower returns to mainline! - RailAdvent - Railway News

Steam locomotive 61306 Mayflower returns to mainline!  RailAdvent - Railway News

Thursday 7th March 2019 saw B1 61306 'Mayflower' return to the tracks after a three-year overhaul at Carnforth.

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Missing Montana 5-year-old found safe in Pennsylvania - KULR-TV

Missing Montana 5-year-old found safe in Pennsylvania  KULR-TV

CHESTER COUNTY - Officials from Eastern Pennsylvania arrested a woman Saturday for allegedly abducting her daughter in 2017, according to a press ...

Published on 9 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Steam locomotive 75078 to miss KWVR Steam Gala - RailAdvent - Railway News

Steam locomotive 75078 to miss KWVR Steam Gala  RailAdvent - Railway News

The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway has announced that one of their resident locomotives will miss out on this weekend's Spring Steam Gala.

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Network Rail thanks locals as Swansea to Port Talbot upgrade is complete - RailAdvent - Railway News

Network Rail thanks locals as Swansea to Port Talbot upgrade is complete  RailAdvent - Railway News

Network Rail has thanked residents for their patience following the completion of upgrade work between Swansea and Port Talbot.

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Stadler to start building new trains for the Wales and Borders - RailAdvent - Railway News

Stadler to start building new trains for the Wales and Borders  RailAdvent - Railway News

Stadler has announced that it is about to start the project to supply CITYLINK tram-trains and FLIRT trains for Wales & Borders. The new trains and trams are to ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Steam locomotive 419 to visit the North Norfolk Railway - RailAdvent - Railway News

Steam locomotive 419 to visit the North Norfolk Railway  RailAdvent - Railway News

The North Norfolk Railway has announced steam locomotive 419 will be visiting the line in 2019.

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


In pictures: Britain's changing landscape from the air - Isle of Wight County Press

In pictures: Britain's changing landscape from the air  Isle of Wight County Press

Cambridge University has made a collection of historical aerial photographs available online.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Britain from above: Historical aerial photos show the changing face of the country since 1947 - The Independent

Britain from above: Historical aerial photos show the changing face of the country since 1947  The Independent

Newly released photos from Cambridge University's Collection of Aerial Photography show the extent to which Britain has changed in the years since the end of ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Westminster Abbey's Royal Brides – The House of Windsor - Royal Central

Westminster Abbey's Royal Brides – The House of Windsor  Royal Central

Westminster Abbey has been a place of worship for the Royal Family for centuries, been the venue for every coronation since 1066 and the venue for royal ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Steam locomotives on the mainline tomorrow – where and when to see them - RailAdvent

Steam locomotives on the mainline tomorrow – where and when to see them  RailAdvent

Steam locomotives 45231 'Sherwood Forester' and 60009 'Union of South Africa' are both on the mainline tomorrow, (18/2/19)

Published on 17 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Free travel for kids this half term with Northern - RailAdvent

Free travel for kids this half term with Northern  RailAdvent

Between Sunday 17th February and Sunday 3rd March, Northern are allowing children to travel free when travelling with an adult.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Steam locomotive 46521 to visit the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway - RailAdvent

Steam locomotive 46521 to visit the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway  RailAdvent

The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway has announced that 46521 will be visiting the railway in 2019.

Published on 11 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Queen Elizabeth II's Path to the Throne Was Actually Pretty Nuts - E! Online

Queen Elizabeth II's Path to the Throne Was Actually Pretty Nuts  E! Online

Though she has proved a model monarch ever since, heavy was the head that assumed the crown 67 years ago.

Published on 10 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Southeastern to operate winter timetable on 1st February 2019 - RailAdvent

Southeastern to operate winter timetable on 1st February 2019  RailAdvent

Southeastern has announced that the bad weather has meant they will need to change the times of some trains, and some Peak services will be busier.

Published on 1 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Prince Philip’s Sisters Banned From Attending His, Queen’s Wedding For This Reason - International Business Times

Prince Philip’s Sisters Banned From Attending His, Queen’s Wedding For This Reason  International Business Times

Prince Philip's sisters were reportedly banned from attending his and Queen Elizabeth II's wedding due to a shocking reason. In the documentary “Prince Philip ...

Published on 26 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Maritime Transport and DB Cargo announce agreement - RailAdvent

Maritime Transport and DB Cargo announce agreement  RailAdvent

Maritime Transport and DB Cargo UK have announced an agreement to increase rail freight capacity in the UK. After reaching agreement in principle with DB ...

Published on 26 January 2019 | 8:00 am


North Wales wool duvet maker has a new heavyweight rival on its doorstep - Daily Post

North Wales wool duvet maker has a new heavyweight rival on its doorstep  Daily Post

The Rhug Estate has begun competing with Harlech's Baavet by offering its own woollen bedding materials.

Published on 21 January 2019 | 8:00 am


No deal Brexit could see Welsh sea food sector 'disappear' and farming 'decimated', warns Minister - Daily Post

No deal Brexit could see Welsh sea food sector 'disappear' and farming 'decimated', warns Minister  Daily Post

Rural affairs minister and Wrexham AM Lesley Griffiths gives apocalyptic vision of Wales' farming, fishing and food industries.

Published on 14 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Here's why Camilla isn't called a Princess - The Frisky

Here's why Camilla isn't called a Princess  The Frisky

Did you know that you could write a book just to name all the titles that each member of the British royal family has? Naturally, not all of those are mentioned ...

Published on 14 January 2019 | 8:00 am


How Long Has Queen Elizabeth II Known Prince Philip? - The Cheat Sheet

How Long Has Queen Elizabeth II Known Prince Philip?  The Cheat Sheet

Prince Philip Mountbatten is the man who Queen Elizabeth II has loved for most of her long and illustrious life.

Published on 7 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Royal family full names and titles: Do the Royal family have a last name? - Express

Royal family full names and titles: Do the Royal family have a last name?  Express

The Royal family's names and titles are quite a mouthful. And while members of the family rarely use a last name, when needed they can use ...

Published on 9 December 2018 | 8:00 am


The True Story of How Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Fell in Love - Reader's Digest

The True Story of How Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Fell in Love  Reader's Digest

Once upon a time, a pre-teen princess met a dashing young prince. While she didn't lose her glass slipper, her heart was another matter entirely.

Published on 7 December 2018 | 5:06 pm


Locomotive to be talk of the town - shropshirestar.com

Locomotive to be talk of the town  shropshirestar.com

The town of Montgomery and the former county that took its name are to be recognised in the form of a brand new steam locomotive.

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Sweet victory at Royal Welsh Winter Fair as ICandy clinches beef championship - Agriland.co.uk

Sweet victory at Royal Welsh Winter Fair as ICandy clinches beef championship  Agriland.co.uk

The two-day Royal Welsh Winter Fair which took place on 26 and 27 November 2018 turned into a triumph for the Edwards family.

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Tears of joy as son follows grandad as a Royal Welsh Winter Fair beef champion - Daily Post

Tears of joy as son follows grandad as a Royal Welsh Winter Fair beef champion  Daily Post

Eighteen years after the Edwards family tasted supreme success in Builth Wells, they were back in the spotlight today.

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


The Queen and Prince Philip celebrate 71-years of marriage - Royal Central

The Queen and Prince Philip celebrate 71-years of marriage  Royal Central

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are today celebrating 71 years of marriage – another moment for the history books. The 92-year-old monarch and her ...

Published on 20 November 2018 | 8:00 am


How the Most Famous Royals Got Their Titles - Reader's Digest

How the Most Famous Royals Got Their Titles  Reader's Digest

The titles used by members of the royal family may seem complicated, but they actually are supposed to simplify the royal ranking system for the rest of us.

Published on 9 November 2018 | 6:27 pm


Why Isn’t Camilla Called a Princess Like Diana Was? - InStyle

Why Isn’t Camilla Called a Princess Like Diana Was?  InStyle

Princess Diana was still called a princess by people even after she divorced Prince Charles, but Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, is rarely called the princess title ...

Published on 6 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Does Prince Philip Have a Last Name? - The Cheat Sheet

Does Prince Philip Have a Last Name?  The Cheat Sheet

In the royal family, last names aren't as necessary as official titles. In fact, the royal family's last name didn't even exist until the 20th century. With that said, it has ...

Published on 5 November 2018 | 8:00 am


'The Writer's Map' review: Cartographantasies - The Weekly Standard

'The Writer's Map' review: Cartographantasies  The Weekly Standard

The maps that guide writers and readers through fictional worlds.

Published on 4 November 2018 | 7:00 am


My culture fix: Bryn Terfel | Saturday Review - The Times

My culture fix: Bryn Terfel | Saturday Review  The Times

My favourite author or bookCysgod y Cryman by Islwyn Ffowc Elis. This was Elis's first novel and in 1999 was voted the Welsh-language book of the 20th century ...

Published on 20 October 2018 | 7:00 am


What Will Princess Eugenie's Kids' Official Royal Titles Be? It's Kind Of Complicated - Elite Daily

What Will Princess Eugenie's Kids' Official Royal Titles Be? It's Kind Of Complicated  Elite Daily

By now you know that Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank are set to marry on Oct. 12. And while the whole royal family is gearing up for yet another massive ...

Published on 3 October 2018 | 7:00 am


The story of Wales in 100 objects - WalesOnline

The story of Wales in 100 objects  WalesOnline

Here we feature 25 of the 100 items chosen to tell the story of Wales through objects from its history.

Published on 22 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Royal family full names and titles LISTED - What is the Royal family's last name? - Express

Royal family full names and titles LISTED - What is the Royal family's last name?  Express

THE Royal family's naming practice may seem complicated and a bit of a mouthful to process. Here is a list of the Royal family's names and titles.

Published on 21 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Queen Elizabeth II full name: What is the Queen's full name and title? - Express

Queen Elizabeth II full name: What is the Queen's full name and title?  Express

The Queen's full name is Elizabeth Alexandra Mary. Her full official title is Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and ...

Published on 21 September 2018 | 7:00 am


'You'll not see a better display of livestock than at Cerrigydrudion Show 2018' - Daily Post

'You'll not see a better display of livestock than at Cerrigydrudion Show 2018'  Daily Post

Organisers' initial gloom was displaced by delight at a bumper entry of sheep and cattle, with a strong youth presence in the horse rings.

Published on 3 September 2018 | 7:00 am


13 places where you can go paddleboarding in Wales - Wales Online

13 places where you can go paddleboarding in Wales  Wales Online

It's one of the fastest-growing water sports around the world.

Published on 28 August 2018 | 7:00 am


How 'powerless' Prince Philip ensured his greatest sacrifice to the Queen was NOT in vain - Express

How 'powerless' Prince Philip ensured his greatest sacrifice to the Queen was NOT in vain  Express

PRINCE Philip was “powerless” to stop the changes to his life when he married the future Queen but the Duke of Edinburgh made it is mission to make sure his ...

Published on 26 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Denbighshire farmer reaps £131,000 for in-demand Texel lamb - Daily Post

Denbighshire farmer reaps £131,000 for in-demand Texel lamb  Daily Post

A ram lamb from Myfyr Evans' Rhaeadr flock leads this year's Scottish National Texel Sale in Lanark.

Published on 24 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Look: Merioneth Show celebrates 150th anniversary - Daily Post

Look: Merioneth Show celebrates 150th anniversary  Daily Post

A clutch of milestones gave this year's Merioneth Show extra resonance, its 150th anniversary enough to lure a sizeable crowd and give extra kudos to those ...

Published on 23 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Mabel wins at Denbigh and Flint show - NEWS - FG Insight

Mabel wins at Denbigh and Flint show - NEWS  FG Insight

Take a look at all the livestock winners from this year's Denbigh and Flint show.

Published on 20 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Lynton and Barnstaple Railway to build steam locomotives ‘Yeo’ and ‘Exe’ - RailAdvent

Lynton and Barnstaple Railway to build steam locomotives ‘Yeo’ and ‘Exe’  RailAdvent

The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Trust, along with the 762 Club Ltd, has announced its next project… to build steam locomotives 'Yeo' and 'Exe'. A number of ...

Published on 20 August 2018 | 7:00 am


What will Kate Middleton be called when Prince William is King? - HELLO! Magazine

What will Kate Middleton be called when Prince William is King?  HELLO! Magazine

When the Duke of Cambridge takes over the throne from his father Prince Charles, he will be styled as King William V. But there has been confusion as to how ...

Published on 10 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Double Fairlie steam locomotives – Class Information - RailAdvent

Double Fairlie steam locomotives – Class Information  RailAdvent

This week we turn to a narrow gauge class of steam locomotive for Class Information. This week, we turn to the Double Fairlie's, which are based at the ...

Published on 3 August 2018 | 7:00 am


The creator of Bagpuss and Ivor The Engine has died - Wales Online

The creator of Bagpuss and Ivor The Engine has died  Wales Online

Peter Firmin's work will always be remembered by an entire generation of children.

Published on 2 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Happy Birthday Prince Philip! Duke of Edinburgh turns 97 TODAY - Express

Happy Birthday Prince Philip! Duke of Edinburgh turns 97 TODAY  Express

PRINCE Philip is celebrating his 97th birthday today as the Queen's steadfast companion and the longest-serving consort in British history.

Published on 10 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Donation to help buy new prosthetics for Brooke, 9 - Cambrian News

Donation to help buy new prosthetics for Brooke, 9  Cambrian News

MONEY raised by a water sports event will be used to help a nine-year-old amputee.

Published on 9 June 2018 | 7:00 am


The Royal Family’s Full Names and Titles Are Quite a Mouthful - HarpersBAZAAR.com

The Royal Family’s Full Names and Titles Are Quite a Mouthful  HarpersBAZAAR.com

Here are the full names and titles of the British royal family, including Prince William and Duchess Kate's new baby.

Published on 18 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Full steam ahead as Snowdon trains back on track to summit - Daily Post

Full steam ahead as Snowdon trains back on track to summit  Daily Post

The steam railway *service* is hoping for a record year and preparing for the visit of Dame Shirley Bassey.

Published on 4 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Farewell to steam Locomotive ‘Earl of Merioneth’ staff train raises £3,200 for charity - RailAdvent

Farewell to steam Locomotive ‘Earl of Merioneth’ staff train raises £3,200 for charity  RailAdvent

On Sunday 8th April 2018, staff and volunteers from the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway took steam locomotive 'Earl of Merioneth' for one last trip to ...

Published on 20 April 2018 | 7:00 am


Ffestiniog Railway say farewell to steam locomotive ‘Earl of Merioneth’ - RailAdvent

Ffestiniog Railway say farewell to steam locomotive ‘Earl of Merioneth’  RailAdvent

The time has come to bid farewell to Double Farlie 'Earl of Merioneth'. Today, 8th April 2018, sees the Earl of Merioneth bow out of *service* on the Ffestiniog ...

Published on 8 April 2018 | 7:00 am


Princess Elizabeth's Wedding Gifts - Royal Central

Princess Elizabeth's Wedding Gifts  Royal Central

Over 2,500 gifts were sent to Princess Elizabeth on the occasion of her marriage to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, created Royal Highness on the morning of his ...

Published on 24 March 2018 | 7:00 am


Steam locomotive James Spooner II (No.8) – Project Information - RailAdvent

Steam locomotive James Spooner II (No.8) – Project Information  RailAdvent

Returning back to another narrow gauge New Build Project, this week, we look at the project to build a new "James Spooner", based on the original engine that ...

Published on 23 March 2018 | 7:00 am


The Wedding Cake of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip - Royal Central

The Wedding Cake of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip  Royal Central

At the Wedding Breakfast of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip on 20 November 1947 which took place in the afternoon after the wedding ceremony at ...

Published on 19 March 2018 | 7:00 am


Ffestiniog Railway prepares to bid farewell to steam locomotive Earl of Merioneth - RailAdvent

Ffestiniog Railway prepares to bid farewell to steam locomotive Earl of Merioneth  RailAdvent

The Ffestiniog Railway, in North Wales, is preparing to bid farewell to steam locomotive 'Earl of Merioneth', as its 10-year boiler ticket is almost up.

Published on 7 March 2018 | 8:00 am


Queen Elizabeth Gave Prince Philip the Best Anniversary Gift Ever — a New Royal Title! - Closer Weekly

Queen Elizabeth Gave Prince Philip the Best Anniversary Gift Ever — a New Royal Title!  Closer Weekly

Yesterday, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrated their platinum wedding anniversary, marking 70 years since the then-Princess Elizabeth and ...

Published on 21 November 2017 | 8:00 am


Royal family: Queen bestows a new title on Prince Philip - BBC News

Royal family: Queen bestows a new title on Prince Philip  BBC News

The Duke of Edinburgh is now a Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order.

Published on 20 November 2017 | 8:00 am


The Times Daily Quiz | Times2 - The Times

The Times Daily Quiz | Times2  The Times

1 Lower Loxley Hall, the cathedral city of Felpersham and Hollerton Junction train station are in which county? 2 What one-word song title links Lionel Richie,

Published on 26 October 2017 | 7:00 am


Champion of champions at Llandyfaelog show - Wales Farmer

Champion of champions at Llandyfaelog show  Wales Farmer

By Meyrick Brown. Now fully enjoying all the many excellent facilities provided at Trimsaran's Ffos Las racecourse, a highly significant feature of this ...

Published on 3 October 2017 | 7:00 am


Secret history of North Wales estate to be uncovered in major new study - Daily Post

Secret history of North Wales estate to be uncovered in major new study  Daily Post

From bankruptcy and duels to Old Blue Stocking's war against Cromwell's New Model Army, Bangor University to embark on three year study.

Published on 25 September 2017 | 7:00 am


What is Prince Philip’s full name? The Duke of Edinburgh's very long title revealed - Express.co.uk

What is Prince Philip’s full name? The Duke of Edinburgh's very long title revealed  Express.co.uk

PRINCE PHILIP retired from royal duties by making one last appearance at the Royal Marines parade at Buckingham Palace today. But what is the Duke of ...

Published on 2 August 2017 | 7:00 am


Lord Prys-Davies obituary - The Guardian

Lord Prys-Davies obituary  The Guardian

Gwilym Prys-Davies, who has died aged 93, was a passionate Welshman with a lifelong dedication to the politics and culture of his beloved country. He was the ...

Published on 13 April 2017 | 7:00 am


Network Rail apology over Dyffryn Ardudwy station access - BBC News

Network Rail apology over Dyffryn Ardudwy station access  BBC News

Network Rail apologises after work at a Gwynedd railway station made platform access difficult for some.

Published on 2 February 2017 | 8:00 am


‘The Crown’ Episodes 1 and 2: Stiff Lips, Warm Heart - The New York Times

‘The Crown’ Episodes 1 and 2: Stiff Lips, Warm Heart  The New York Times

The triumph of the first two episodes of “The Crown” is its unerring emotional focus. It finds the heart in every scene.

Published on 4 November 2016 | 7:00 am


Watch Merioneth Show enjoy a near perfect day at the Rhug estate - Daily Post North Wales

Watch Merioneth Show enjoy a near perfect day at the Rhug estate  Daily Post North Wales

View the picture gallery from a show that produced some emotional triumphs in the equine and livestock sections.

Published on 25 August 2016 | 7:00 am


Boat tragedy which killed 15 people is remembered 50 years on - WalesOnline

Boat tragedy which killed 15 people is remembered 50 years on  WalesOnline

The Prince of Wales vessel was nearing the end of a pleasure trip from Barmouth when it hit the Penmaenpool toll bridge on July 22, 1966.

Published on 22 July 2016 | 7:00 am


North Wales' Hidden Treasures: How the Luftwaffe drove Britain's priceless artworks into a Snowdonia quarry - Daily Post North Wales

North Wales' Hidden Treasures: How the Luftwaffe drove Britain's priceless artworks into a Snowdonia quarry  Daily Post North Wales

The Manod slate quarry near Blaenau Ffestiniog was used to keep masterpieces safe during World War II.

Published on 16 April 2016 | 7:00 am


Ffestiniog Railway to build seventh 'double loco' - Daily Post North Wales

Ffestiniog Railway to build seventh 'double loco'  Daily Post North Wales

The James Spooner - named after the man who constructed and managed the Ffestiniog Railway for over 50 years - will carry the number 8 plate.

Published on 4 April 2016 | 7:00 am


Author Les Darbyshire remembers when Merioneth went to war - Daily Post North Wales

Author Les Darbyshire remembers when Merioneth went to war  Daily Post North Wales

Our Backyard War is a new book by the Barmouth author.

Published on 24 November 2015 | 8:00 am


R Geraint Gruffydd: Scholar of the Reformation in Wales who became one of the leading figures of Welsh academic and cultural life - The Independent

R Geraint Gruffydd: Scholar of the Reformation in Wales who became one of the leading figures of Welsh academic and cultural life  The Independent

Geraint Gruffydd held some of the most prestigious posts in Welsh academic and cultural life, not least the Chair of Welsh at Aberystwyth and that of National ...

Published on 22 June 2015 | 7:00 am


John Rowlands: Author who eschewed popular taste in order to explore the human mind and his own inner life - The Independent

John Rowlands: Author who eschewed popular taste in order to explore the human mind and his own inner life  The Independent

Among the prose writers who began making names for themselves in the 1960s, when the novel was enjoying a new vogue in Wales, John Rowlands ploughed ...

Published on 17 May 2015 | 7:00 am


WATCH: Amazing creations at North Wales Model Show - Daily Post North Wales

WATCH: Amazing creations at North Wales Model Show  Daily Post North Wales

For the past 12 months, model enthusiasts and collecting obsessives have been watching their finances dwindle as they feed their all-consuming hobbies.

Published on 23 April 2015 | 7:00 am


Seven counties in Wales now have their own flags - BBC News

Seven counties in Wales now have their own flags  BBC News

Flintshire has become the latest Welsh county to adopt a flag, and campaigners hope the standard, adopted from an ancient design, will soon be flown across ...

Published on 14 April 2015 | 7:00 am


Neil Fairlamb, Conservative candidate for Dwyfor Meirionnydd - Daily Post North Wales

Neil Fairlamb, Conservative candidate for Dwyfor Meirionnydd  Daily Post North Wales

In the run up to the 2015 General Election on May 7, here is Neil Fairlamb's message to Dwyfor Meirionnydd voters.

Published on 6 April 2015 | 7:00 am


Mari Ellis: Writer who worked for the New Wales Union and championed women’s rights - The Independent

Mari Ellis: Writer who worked for the New Wales Union and championed women’s rights  The Independent

Mari Ellis led a busy life as the wife of TI Ellis, whose father was Thomas Edward Ellis, the Liberal MP for Merioneth whose premature death in 1899 robbed his ...

Published on 15 March 2015 | 7:00 am


Philip's many different titles - Daily Mail

Philip's many different titles  Daily Mail

The Duke of Edinburgh is already a Knight of the Order of the Elephant in Denmark, a Royal Chief of the Order of Logohu in Papua New Guinea and a Knight ...

Published on 26 January 2015 | 8:00 am


Allan Garraway obituary - The Guardian

Allan Garraway obituary  The Guardian

The railwayman Allan Garraway, who has died aged 88, led the restoration of the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways in North Wales. He saw the potential ...

Published on 19 January 2015 | 8:00 am


Rhiannon Davies Jones: Welsh-language author whose impassioned historical novels carried a nationalist message - The Independent

Rhiannon Davies Jones: Welsh-language author whose impassioned historical novels carried a nationalist message  The Independent

Rhiannon Davies Jones was a novelist's novelist whose graceful prose style was described by one eminent critic as “fine as gossamer”.

Published on 28 October 2014 | 7:00 am


Welsh History Month: Gwynfor Evans - WalesOnline

Welsh History Month: Gwynfor Evans  WalesOnline

Picture 71: The Barry-born politician's victory at the Carmarthen by-election in 1966 gave Plaid Cymru its first seat in parliament.

Published on 14 October 2014 | 7:00 am


Merioneth Show could be downsized as doubts mount over its future home - Daily Post North Wales

Merioneth Show could be downsized as doubts mount over its future home  Daily Post North Wales

Planned farming changes at Rhiwlas Estate prompts rethink from show bosses.

Published on 29 August 2014 | 7:00 am


The Salem witch trials, the battle of Heilsberg and Baron Greenwich: 3 things that happened On This Day 10 June - BBC History Magazine

The Salem witch trials, the battle of Heilsberg and Baron Greenwich: 3 things that happened On This Day 10 June  BBC History Magazine

1921: Birth of Philip, the only son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenburg. In 1947 he was created Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of ...

Published on 10 June 2014 | 7:00 am


WATCH: Ivor the Engine steams into Snowdon Mountain Railway cinema - Daily Post North Wales

WATCH: Ivor the Engine steams into Snowdon Mountain Railway cinema  Daily Post North Wales

Short films, inspired by a railway in the "top left corner of Wales" can be enjoyed in the region this summer. More than 20 Ivor the Engine animated films are ...

Published on 2 May 2014 | 7:00 am


Prince Philip - Age, Health & Siblings - Biography - Biography

Prince Philip - Age, Health & Siblings - Biography  Biography

Prince Philip was born on the island of Corfu in Greece, on June 10, 1921. As members of Greek and Danish royalty, Philip and his family were banished from ...

Published on 2 April 2014 | 7:00 am


Picturesque Portmeirion open for inaugural trail race - Daily Post North Wales

Picturesque Portmeirion open for inaugural trail race  Daily Post North Wales

The iconic village, famed for the hit 1960s television show The Prisoner, will host The 6th trail, a 6km race on Saturday April 12.

Published on 21 March 2014 | 7:00 am


The Life of Rebecca Jones: A Novel, By Angharad Price, trans. Lloyd - The Independent

The Life of Rebecca Jones: A Novel, By Angharad Price, trans. Lloyd  The Independent

In 1964, BBC Wales made a short film about three brothers, blind from birth or infancy, raised on a farm in the lovely and remote valley of Maesglasau, east of ...

Published on 20 April 2012 | 7:00 am


Nostalgic image still fascinates, a hundred years on - WalesOnline

Nostalgic image still fascinates, a hundred years on  WalesOnline

One of Wales' most famous paintings depicts the humble image of a woman arriving at a chapel *service*.

Published on 16 October 2010 | 7:00 am








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