Caernarvon


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Caernarvon

(kərnär`vən, kär–), Welsh Caernarfon, town (1981 pop. 9,506), Gwynedd, NW Wales, on Menai Strait. Petroleum is imported and slate exported. Tourism is important. The castle, begun by Edward I c.1284, is a fine example of a medieval fortress. The Prince of Wales is invested at Caernarvon.

Caernarfon

, Caernarvon, Carnarvon
a port and resort in NW Wales, in Gwynedd on the Menai Strait: 13th-century castle. Pop.: 9726 (2001)
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Thecourt heard that the collision itself was not witnessed, but a scaffolder working on a nearby house heard "wheels screeching" and when he looked around saw a VW Amarok driving off along Caernarvon Way, and what he initially thought was a child laying at the junction.
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Their real target was a neighbour who had earlier been arrested, Caernarvon Crown Court was told.
Owen, who died at his home in Caernarvon on Friday night after a short illness, made 600 TV appearances.
Glyn died at home near Caernarvon, north Wales, on Friday night surrounded by his wife Carrie and children Cathy, 36 and Lloyd.
The Family Seat Radio 4FM, 11am Another example of the truly bizarre subject matter often chosen for Radio 4 documentaries: the fate of the 4,000 scarlet chairs manufactured for the investiture of Prince Charles at Caernarvon Castle back in 1969.
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David's Day and in 1911 at ceremonies marking the investiture of the Prince of Wales at Caernarvon.
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j AERIAL 2000 aluminium rear drag fixed-spool reels, worth pounds 60 each, are won by Malcolm Owen of Twthill, near Caernarvon for an 11lb 4oz shore pollack and by Peter Wood from Portland, who caught a 2lb 5oz 10dms Chesil Beach whiting.