Pet cuts open paw on broken bottle

A GLASS-STREWN footpath in Pwllheli has caused injury to pets and is a danger, a concerned resident has warned. Postman Dave Williams, who has lived on Caernarfon Road for the last eight years, has spoken out about the state of the footpath adjacent to the nearby Bro Cynan flats. Mr Williams said he had cleared the stretch numerous times by himself but feels it is now time for Gwynedd Council to intervene. “A lot of youngsters use the footpath to drink and meet up,” Mr Williams told the Cambrian News. “I’ve not really got a problem with that as...

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Redwood Avenue win ‘Battle of the Bands’

Congratulations to Pwllheli based band Redwood Avenue on winnning the Good for Audio Entertainment Mcleans Pub Live OMC Battle Of the Bands Final 2016 on Saturday 29th October. Redwood Avenue came out on top after putting on a high energy performance in a very competitive final at Deeside. After winning the £1000 prize lead singer Aled Evans said: “Thank you so much to everyone for the support, it has been crazy, we were so nervous and its been so much fun, Redwood Avenue are going to hit the studio and keep pushing. We will have new music to showcase...

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North Wales No.4 Best Place to Visit ‘IN THE WORLD!’ in 2017

The people of North Wales have always known this region is one of the most incredible parts of the world – now it’s official. North Wales has been named one of the top 10 regions in the world for travellers in 2017 by Lonely Planet – beating rivals like South Australia and The Skellig Ring, Ireland. With its stunning and rugged mountainous scenery, beautiful beaches, amazing food producers, and a choice of high adrenaline adventures perhaps the only surprise if that it is not top, a title taken by Choquequiro in Peru. But its ranking as fourth in the...

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Shop closure raises fears for high street

CONCERNS have been raised over the sustainability of local businesses after a long-running sports store closed after trading for more than 20 years in Porthmadog and Pwllheli. The operators of Llyn Sports, which had stores in Pwllheli and Porthmadog, shut down both their sites this week. A sign on the Pwllheli store reads: “Llyn Sports has sadly closed. We would like to thank all our customers for their support over the 20+ years.” The owners, Tim and Yvonica Jones, declined to comment on the closure this week, but Cllr Jason Humphreys, believes the cost of business rates could be...

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Magnificent seventh win for Pwllheli

RAMPANT Pwllheli made it a magnificent seven wins from as many matches as they emphatically maintained their defence of the Division One North title with a 71-3 demolition of visitors Ruthin. In ideal playing conditions at Parc Bodegroes for this top versus bottom clash, Ruthin had started well, and were clearly not intimidated by the vocal home crowd. In the early phases the packs were even in the scrums and line-outs, but Pwllheli had a faster and more mobile back row. Ruthin kicked to gain ground, before attacking the Pwllheli line using their heavier players to bludgeon their defence....

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