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Gwynedd

(gwĭn`ĕth, gwŭn`–), county, 984 sq mi (2,548 sq km), NW Wales. Established as a county in 1974 through the union of Anglesey, Caernarvonshire, and parts of Denbighshire and Merionethshire, Gwynedd was reduced in 1996 by the separation of AngleseyAnglesey
or Anglesea
, island and county (1985 est. pop. 68,800), 278 sq mi (719 sq km), NW Wales. Beaumaris is the chief town. It is a region of low, rolling hills. The principal industries are agriculture and stock raising.
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 and the loss of its northeastern section to Conwy. Caernarvon, the administrative center, is where the Prince of Wales is invested; Bangor is an educational center with a university. Much of the county, excepting the Lleyn Peninsula, lies within Snowdonia National Park.

Gwynedd

a county of NW Wales, formed in 1974 from Anglesey, Caernarvonshire, part of Denbighshire, and most of Merionethshire; lost Anglesey and part of the NE in 1996: generally mountainous with many lakes, much of it lying in Snowdonia National Park. Administrative centre: Caernarfon. Pop.: 117 500 (2003 est.). Area: 2550 sq. km (869 sq. miles)
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Ms Evans said: "I was delighted when Dawn Edwards, Rhiwlas Care Home's Activities Officer, contacted me directly about making a Guy Fawkes again.
Sam, the son of a South Wales dairy farmer, is in a share farming business with Richard Price on the Rhiwlas Estate.
Robin Price and son Richard will again be welcoming visitors to the Rhiwlas estate
Gwen Angharad Gruffudd sent this photo of the Rhiwlas team that took part in a television quiz show in 1967 against a team from Llanystumdwy
And farmer Bethan Lloyd-Davies, from Rhiwlas farm near Lake Vyrnwy, Llanwddyn, Powys, has revealed that the young sheep will keep his extra leg on the advice of vets, who say an op would be too risky.
On Friday, distraught residents living in Kelvin Grove, Wynnstay Street, Voelas Street and Rhiwlas Street - a total of 104 houses - learnt their houses were to be demolished as part of Phase One of the pounds 54m New Heartlands project.
Jason, from Rhiwlas, Bangor, is a boat builder by trade, and in his free time he enjoys taking pictures of his surroundings with his Canon 600.
Vets called out to the family's Rhiwlas Farm near Llanwddyn, to check on him were amazed by his health and said they had never seen a five-legged lamb alive.
She is also chairman of the board of governors at Ysgol Rhiwlas, four miles outside of Bangor.
She is just one example of more than 100 families set to lose their houses in Kelvin Grove, Wynnstay Street, Voelas Street and Rhiwlas Street.
13: Bala sale of working sheepdogs, Rhiwlas Estate, Bala, LL23 7NP, 10am.
With less than a fortnight until one of Europe's biggest youth festivals, more than 2,000 tracks, 1,000 fencing panels and around 750 metres of underground electricity cables have been installed at the Rhiwlas Estate.