Ffestiniog


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Ffestiniog

(fɛsˈtɪnjɒɡ)
n
(Placename) a town in N Wales, in Gwynedd: tourist attractions include former slate quarries and a narrow-gauge railway at nearby Blaenau Ffestiniog. Pop: 4830 (2001)
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Ffestiniog Railway volunteer driver Roger Van Praet, with FUW Montgomeryshire area officer Tony Williams and his son-in-law Dave Manuel
Blaenau Ffestiniog, which has a reputation for wet weather and gloomy mountains of slate waste, has seen the average price for a terraced house increase by 50% in the last two years - well ahead of the Welsh average rise of 40% for terraced properties.
The Blaenau Ffestiniog branch HSBC is set to close by September this year alongside Tywyn and Barmouth.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a man whose boyhood love of trains led him to save both the Ffestiniog Railway and the Flying Scotsman.
DEPENDING on whether you're looking at Blaenau Ffestiniog through the eyes of an artist, it is either the most inspiring, uplifting location in North Wales or a grey wasteland set against a backdrop of equally grey sky.
Previously of Voelas, Peniel Terrace, Llan Ffestiniog and thereafter Bryn Blodau Residential Care Home.
DIVISION ONE NORTH Caernarfon 20 Bro Ffestiniog 18 CAERNARFON continue to lead the way in the race for the title after claiming a hard-fought 20-18 win over third-placed Bro Ffestiniog.
THE image of Blaenau Ffestiniog as Wales's greyest town could be transformed if a scheme to move mountains of slate waste goes ahead.
Yn dawel yn Ysbyty Alltwen Porthmadog yn 84 mlwydd oed o 3, Gwynfryn, Dolrhedyn, Tanygrisiau, Blaenau Ffestiniog.
The loco, named Hugh Napier, is part of the Penrhyn Castle collection at Bangor, has been undergoing restoration at the Ffestiniog Railway's Boston Lodge Works since last summer.
The Ffestiniog Railway's Princess was rolled into London Kings Cross during the early hours and will be on display in the ticket hall until next weekend.
Nant's nearest challengers Caernarfon and Bro Ffestiniog also have home games as they bid to catch the league leaders.