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The A487, officially also known as the Fishguard to Bangor Trunk Road, is a trunk road in Wales, running up the western side of the country from Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire in the south to Bangor, Gwynedd in the north.
Anthracite, often referred to as hard coal, is a hard, compact variety of coal that has a submetallic luster.
Arfon is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales, created for the 2007 Assembly election.
Arfon is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (at Westminster).
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Bangor railway station is a railway station in Bangor, Gwynedd, operated by Arriva Trains Wales.
Bangor is a city in Gwynedd, northwest Wales.
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615.
Carnival (see other spellings and names) is a Western Christian and Greek Orthodox festive season that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent.
A community is a small or large social unit (a group of living things) that has something in common, such as norms, religion, values, or identity.
A dinghy (or dingey) is a type of small boat, often carried or towed for use as a lifeboat by a larger vessel.
The Dinorwic Slate Quarry is a large former slate quarry, now home to the Welsh National Slate Museum, located between the villages of Llanberis and Dinorwig in North Wales.
The Dinorwic Railway was an early narrow gauge industrial railway connecting the slate quarry at Dinorwic in Caernarvonshire with the coastal port at Y Felinheli.
Estyn is the education and training inspectorate for Wales.
EtymologyThe New Oxford Dictionary of English (1998) – p. 633 "Etymology /ˌɛtɪˈmɒlədʒi/ the study of the class in words and the way their meanings have changed throughout time".
Ysgol Friars is a comprehensive school in Bangor, Gwynedd, and one of the oldest schools in Wales.
Gwynedd is a county in Wales, sharing borders with Powys, Conwy, Anglesey over the Menai Strait, and Ceredigion over the River Dyfi.
Gwynedd Council (Cyngor Gwynedd) is the governing body for the principal area of Gwynedd, one of the subdivisions of Wales within the United Kingdom.
The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Hywel Williams (born 14 May 1953) is a Welsh politician and Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Arfon.
Lime is a calcium-containing inorganic mineral in which oxides, and hydroxides predominate.
A lime kiln is a kiln used for the calcination of limestone (calcium carbonate) to produce the form of lime called quicklime (calcium oxide).
Llanfairpwll railway station is a station on the North Wales Coast Line from London Euston to on Anglesey, serving the village of Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Wales.
Llŷr Huws Gruffydd, (born 25 September 1970) is a Welsh Plaid Cymru politician, and a Member of the Welsh Assembly for the North Wales region.
Mandy Jones is a Welsh politician who was seated as a UK Independence Party (UKIP) member of the National Assembly for Wales for the North Wales region on 27 December 2017, but who has sat as an independent within the Assembly since early January 2018.
A marina (from Spanish, Portuguese and Italian: marina, "coast" or "shore") is a dock or basin with moorings and supplies for yachts and small boats.
Mark Allan Isherwood (born 21 January 1959) is a Conservative member of the National Assembly for Wales for the region of North Wales.
The Menai Strait (Afon Menai, the "River Menai") is a narrow stretch of shallow tidal water about long, which separates the island of Anglesey from the mainland of Wales.
Michelle Margaret Freda Brown (née Baxendale; born 30 December 1969) is a British politician who has been a UK Independence Party Member of the National Assembly for Wales for North Wales since the 2016 election.
Mudiad Meithrin ("Nursery Movement"), formerly Mudiad Ysgolion Meithrin ("Nursery Schools Movement") is a voluntary movement specialising in the provision of Welsh-medium early years education, including nursery groups.
A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.
The National Assembly for Wales (Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru; commonly known as the Welsh Assembly) is a devolved parliament with power to make legislation in Wales.
North Wales is an electoral region of the National Assembly for Wales, consisting of nine constituencies.
The Padarn Railway was a narrow gauge railway line in North Wales, built to the unusual gauge of.
Plaid Cymru (officially Plaid Cymru – Party of Wales, often referred to simply as Plaid) is a social-democratic political party in Wales advocating for Welsh independence from the United Kingdom within the European Union.
A pleasure craft (or pleasure boat) is a boat used for personal, family, and sometimes sportsmanlike recreation.
In biology, a population is all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding.
Port Dinorwic railway station was the name of two railway stations located on the Bangor and Carnarvon Railway near the village of Port Dinorwic (now Y Felinheli), Gwynedd, Wales.
Rigging comprises the system of ropes, cables and chains, which support a sailing ship or sail boat's masts—standing rigging, including shrouds and stays—and which adjust the position of the vessel's sails and spars to which they are attached—the running rigging, including halyards, braces, sheets and vangs.
A sail is a tensile structure—made from fabric or other membrane materials—that uses wind power to propel sailing craft, including sailing ships, sailboats, windsurfers, ice boats, and even sail-powered land vehicles.
Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wingsails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.
Siân Gwenllian is a Welsh politician, who was elected to the National Assembly for Wales in the 2016 election.
Slate is a fine-grained, foliated, homogeneous metamorphic rock derived from an original shale-type sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash through low-grade regional metamorphism.
The UK Independence Party (UKIP) is a Eurosceptic and right-wing populist political party in the United Kingdom.
A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.
Vaynol or Y Faenol (Welsh) is a country estate dating from the Tudor period near Y Felinheli in Gwynedd, North Wales.
A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town, with a population ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes.
The Welsh Conservative Party (Plaid Geidwadol Cymru) is the part of the Conservative Party that operates in Wales.
Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.
A yacht is a watercraft used for pleasure or sports.
Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen is a bilingual comprehensive secondary school for pupils aged 11–18, situated in Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales.
Ysgol Tryfan is a bilingual comprehensive school for pupils aged 11-18, situated in Bangor, Gwynedd.