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A town of northwest Wales on a narrow strait of the Irish Sea opposite Anglesey Island. The investiture of Charles as Prince of Wales took place in the castle here in 1969.


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(Placename) a port and resort in NW Wales, in Gwynedd on the Menai Strait: 13th-century castle. Pop: 9726 (2001)
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But Caernarfon scored the first try of the day from deep in Llangefni territory, gaining turnover ball in the ruck, and quickly feeding the ball out for back-row Llywarch Davies to burst through and touch down, with fly-half Kelvin Morris adding the extras.
Blodau'r teulu'n unig, ond derbynnir rhoddion yn ddiolchgar er cof tuag at yr achos yng Nghapel Ebeneser, Caernarfon.
WITH Llandudno under-15s and Caernarfon U14s short of players, it was decided to play a combined game between the two age groups.
As director of Specsavers on Bridge Street I would agree that Caernarfon has become a quieter shopping town in recent years.
NORTH WALES SNR CUP Llangefni 16 Caernarfon 43 CAERNARFON got back to winning ways with a 43-16 win at Llangefni in the North Wales Senior Cup clash.
Winter Fair results FAT LAMBS: U16: 1) Elenid Alun, Ysbyty Ifan; 2) Elgan Roberts, Dyffryn Madog; Ifan Thomas, Dyffryn Nantlle; Euros Hughes, Godre'r Eifl; 3) Owi Roberts, Caernarfon.
MONEY raised to erect a memorial to Owain Glyndwer in Caernarfon is to be donated to the Owain Glyndwer Centre in Machynlleth.
A HOLIDAY company is closing its long standing travel shop in Caernarfon but said it was business as usual for its trips.
DIVISION ONE NORTH Caernarfon 10 Bethesda 19 BETHESDA threw a spanner in Caernarfon's hopes of retaining the Division One North crown with an impressive 19-10 win at Y Morfa.
Caernarfon Castle will have "flame-tipped trees", and live music when the night sky will be set ablaze at a fiery performance on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1.
THE future of 99 civil service jobs in Caernarfon is expected to be decided by the Welsh Government on Tuesday.
Caernarfon Alight will start when Mr Wilson's Second Liners Street Band lead a torch lit procession from Galeri at sunset, down to the river in time to see the live music performance at the waterfront and a fiery show at the Slate Quay.