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town (1981 pop. 12,969), Conwy, N Wales, at the mouth of the Conwy (Conway) River. Conwy is a picturesque tourist town with several notable old structures. A high wall (13th cent.) encloses the old town, and a 13th-century church and castle remain. The Royal Cambrian Academy of Art occupies the Elizabethan mansion Plas Mawr.


1. a market town and resort in N Wales, in Conwy county borough on the estuary of the River Conwy: medieval town walls, 13th-century castle. Pop.: 3847 (2001)
2. a county borough in N Wales, created in 1996 from parts of Gwynedd and Clwyd. Pop.: 110 900 (2003 est.). Area: 1130 sq. km (436 sq. miles)
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Mr Zed suggested Conwy council was at odds with the right to religious freedom.
MUSSELS WITH CONWY BEER Serves two INGREDIENTS 500g mussels in shell 25g onions -finely chopped 25ml oil 25g butter 100ml Conwy bitter (or substitute any local bitter) Fresh thyme, parsley and coriander Ground black pepper METHOD Wash mussels, remove the 'beards' and discard any that are broken or do not close tightly when tapped.
THE TOP Data by the British Independent Retailers Association (BIRA) puts it in the top five areas with the highest proportion of independent retailers The medieval town boasts a multi-award winning butcher's shop in Edwards of Conwy, an award winning chocolatier 1 Portobello London - 2 Goodmayes, Ilford - 3 Conwy - 4 Barry West 5 Old 91.
Generally speaking, we use our shop in Conwy as our research and development centre.
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Officials are recommending Conwy councillors back moves to demolish the entire Grade II listed structure aside from 76 stanchions.
Conwy County Borough Council are seeking suitably qualified suppliers for a contract to provide a provision of service for travel routes 43 (revised) (Llanfair TH Abergele Pensarn) via bus within the Conwy County boundaries.
She said key Holyhead-Cardiff trains in the morning and evening should go faster, but the rest of the time the trains should stop at places like Conwy.
The authority said: "Compared to the national rate, Conwy County Borough is better provided for apprenticeships than the national averages, particularly in the 16-24 age group.
1 million section means cyclists and walkers will be able to travel safely from Conwy and Penmaenmawr on National Cycle Route 5 which connects Chester with Holyhead.
The car park is being re-designed and resurfaced, with hillocks and hummocks created to provide elevated views across the reserve and the Conwy Valley.