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2010-12-28 00:00:38

A new pavilion building on Glan Don peninsula, including changing rooms, meeting and training rooms, and a restaurant and bar will be the focal point of a new sailing academy and outdoor events centre planned for Pwllhili, Gwynedd. (PRWeb UK) December 27, 2010 A new pavilion building on Glan Don peninsula, including changing rooms, meeting and training rooms, and a restaurant and bar will be the focal point of a new sailing academy and outdoor events centre planned for Pwllhili, Gwynedd....

2009-08-18 17:25:14

A Welsh diver said he discovered a pocket watch that sank with a ship 128 years ago and tracked down the family of its original owner. Rich Hughes said he was diving near a wreck off the Welsh coast when he discovered a silver pocket watch engraved with the words Richard Prichard 1866 Abersoch North Wales on its casing, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday. Hughes said Prichard was the captain of Barbara, a square-rigged barque, and died before the ship sank during a storm off the coast of...

2008-10-10 18:00:17

By Shirley Anne SHIRLEY Anne Owen's paintings and drawings reveal the beauty and wildness of the Welsh coast, captured in the deep of winter. Her new show, featuring more than 40 paintings and 60 drawings, is a tour de force for the artist, whose long love affair with the environment prompted the project. It brings into focus the consequences of rising water levels on the coastline and raises long held cultural memories of the advance of the sea. Inundation of the land has been a...

2008-09-26 18:00:29

EDUCATION minister Jane Hutt is to help volunteers clean a popular beach. The AM will be helping Keep Wales Tidy, and others in the clean- up on Llantwit Major beach as part of the Tidy Towns project. Three groups will be joining forces with Keep Wales Tidy on October 1, including People First RCT, Mind in the Vale (Llantwit Major) and Llamau Supported Housing group. Volunteers are meeting at the beach-front car park at 10amand work will start at 10.30am. (c) 2008 South Wales Echo....

2008-09-19 21:00:17

TV naturalist Professor David Bellamy has named a North Wales caravan park as one of the most environmentally-friendly in Britain. The Tree Tops Caravan Park near Prestatyn has been awarded the special accolade for the sixth year running, for its commitment to environmentally sound practices. Maureen Walker, Managing Director of Tree Tops said "We are committed to running our business in an environmentally sound way and we are delighted to receive this recognition for our hard work, we...

2008-07-16 18:00:26

HOLLYWOOD actor Matthew Rhys was honoured by Aberystwyth University in its annual graduation ceremony yesterday. Matthew, 34, is from Cardiff but has close family links with Pennal near Machynlleth. He gained publicity for his portrayal of Dylan Thomas in The Edge of Love filmed in Cei Newydd, Ceredigion. The film also starred Keira Knightley and Matthew's former girlfriend Sienna Miller, who plays Caitlin. Meanwhile, former Wales football captain Ryan Giggs was awarded an...