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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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There is also a six-mile family friendly ride through the countryside around Rhiwlas. There are 30 marshall points along the route, including water stations and there is a complementary buffet lunch at the village hall at the end of the ride.
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
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.
Davies Ltd 4 High Street, Bangor LL57 1DQ Tel: 01248 362650 enquiries@hodaviesltd.com LEWIS-JOHN Eifion, Rhagfyr 16eg 2017 yn dawel yn Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor o 109 Cae Glas, Rhiwlas yn 79 mlwydd oed.
"He is able to lift it off the ground when he runs and when he lies down he tucks it up beneath him." 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.
It is the second year running the school has helped Rhiwlas Care Home with its preparations for bonfire night.
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.
Under the approved recommendations, homes in four streets - Kelvin Grove, Wynnstay Street, Voelas Street and Rhiwlas Street - will be demolished.