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2008-06-17 18:00:28

PLANS for a controversial new civilian airport in Wales' biggest national park could receive support from the local council this week. Conservationists are so upset by the proposal to use Llanbedr airstrip, near Bar-mouth, for commercial flights that they mounted a legal challenge against the Welsh Assembly Government last month. But on Thursday councillors will be asked to back a motion of support. The motion, proposed by Plaid Cymru councillor Dylan Edwards, says: "The development...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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