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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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Prosecutor Diane Williams told Caernarfon magistrates court that the first alleged assault had happened at a nightclub in Caernarfon when "she punched the victim causing a tooth to fall out.
THIS Saturday we will be holding a rally to support the 32 Caernarfon Scottish Power workers who are in danger of losing their jobs.
CAERNARFON TOWN have reportedly stopped paying their players because of financial problems.
Division One North DENBIGH 24 CAERNARFON 48 IN a match dominated by a gale force wind, Caernarfon's edge at the breakdown and their excellent handling and support play proved vital in securing a seven-try bonus point victory.
WALES CUP SEMI-FINAL Caernarfon 16 Bro Ffestiniog 18 CAERNARFON were presented with their trophy for clinching the Division One North title but missed out on the chance of a league and cup double after crashing to an 18-16 loss at home to Bro Ffestiniog in the semi-finals of the North Wales Senior Cup.
The railway track from Bangor to Caernarfon was removed 30 years ago but the Railway Development Society says it should be relaid to help tackle Caernarfon's economic problems.
e highlights were colourful parades in several towns, including Caernarfon, Colwyn Bay, Wrexham and Pwllheli, where the event also commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Welsh colony in Patagonia and included gauchos on horseback.
Scottish Power announced they will close the department in Caernarfon - which hosts the Welsh language service.
IN an incredible match at Farrar Road, Bangor and Caernarfon shared six goals in front of a large crowd and ended with nine men apiece.
CAERNARFON Ladies rugby team face the biggest match in their short history this Sunday.
CAERNARFON has the potential to become the main tourism centre of North Wales within the next six years, it was claimed yesterday.
Thirty-two people were originally charged before a trial which started a week last Tuesday at Caernarfon Crown Court.