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Halkyn Heck! A Post Office in a pub? What will they think of next?

13/02/2014 – 18:48
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By Ceidiog Hughes
North Wales’s newest post office boasts an added attraction – a range of award-winning beers and ciders. And the Royal Mail couldn’t be more royal with the HRH Prince of Wales-inspired Pub is The …

Bryn will be a cut above in Llangollen, North Wales

09/12/2013 – 08:31
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By Ceidiog Hughes
Festival unveils Bryn Terfel and Caro Emerald as headline stars
Opera superstar Bryn Terfel and jazz sensation Caro Emerald have been unveiled as the headline acts at next year’s Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. The …

£250k drive to improve visitor experience in North Wales, UK

16/11/2013 – 13:27
food North Wales Forum at Bodnant Welsh Food. Pictured is Dewi Davies, TPNW

By Ceidiog Hughes
A new drive has been launched to turn North Wales into a holiday hotspot. Tourism Partnership North Wales are investing £250,000 in a bid to boost the region’s £2 billion visitor economy that …

Bathtub world championships come to Conwy and Deganwy in North Wales

04/07/2013 – 10:03
Bathtubbing expert Tony Bain prepares for the next round of the World Championships at Conwy during the All Wales Boat Show.

By Ceidiog Hughes
The bizarre sport of bathtubbing, enjoyed by TV stars Rory McGrath and Will Mellor, comes to  North Wales next month, with the World Championships. The All Wales Boat Show is following  in the …

North Wales – The UK’s Heart Of Adventure

04/07/2013 – 09:44
Tourism Partnership North Wales launch of Heart of Adventure campaign at Llanberis. From the left, Ben Slack from DMM, TPNW Regional Strategy Director, Dewi Davies and Chris Wright gtom Snowdonia-Active

By Ceidiog Hughes
Ambitious plans have been unveiled to turn North Wales into the top adventure destination of the UK. That’s the vision of Tourism Partnership North Wales, the body responsible for the strategic development of …

Peace champion Terry Waite tells how his love of music helped during the hell of captivity

15/04/2013 – 10:40
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By Ceidiog Hughes
Human rights campaigner Terry Waite has hailed the contribution of the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in helping to give world peace a chance. As he prepares to take his place at the head …

Top tenor Noah follows in Pavarotti’s footsteps at Llangollen Eisteddfod, Wales

29/03/2013 – 19:15

By Ceidiog Hughes
The first black musician to top the British classical music charts is following in the footsteps of one of his all-time heroes. Top tenor Noah Stewart will be performing at the Llangollen International …

North Wales visitors get their teeth into new foodie campaign

04/01/2013 – 09:19
The Tourism Partnership launch campaign for food in North wales with excellent welsh produce at Bodnant Foods, Conwy. Pictured  Tansy Rogerson and Carole Startin with a small selection of what's on offer in the shop

By Ceidiog Hughes
A campaign is being launched to transform North Wales into a foodie heaven for visitors. The aim is to give tourists a taste for the area so they have an appetite to come …