Thursday, 30 December 2010

Review of the year Part 1

Review of the Year
Review of 2010 Part 1
January – June.

Here are some of the important events of 2010, I have listed then in their months with part two to come in the new year.

As usual a quiet month but one story which reared its head was that some sectors thought an archaeological dig in Cae Phillips would spoil the plans for the new Ysgol Hendre to go ahead. A Medieval burial ground of “National Importance” had been found and made the headlines at the time.

Gwynedd Council introduced their new “green” refuse collection service. This was to try and make people recycle more. Collections for normal waste would be made every two weeks.

Celtic Royal Hotel announces that if business does not improve they may need to close during the months of January in future years.

Clic Agency involved in a new Sherlock Holmes DVD filmed on location in parts of Caernarfon

Major concerns raised by Councillor after hearing news that the old doctors surgery was to be transformed into a drug rehab centre.

Caernarfon Park given £37,000 face lift.

Big Weekend announced for the Faenol as Chris Moyles and Pixie Lott record live show from the venue.

Google uses Caernarfon Castle as its background to celebrate St Davids Day.

Local publican and a big character in town was buried after passing away in February . Beno (Richard Merfyn Roberts) Hundreds turn up at his funeral.

A futile attempt to sue COL Editor dismissed in court. Local councillor shamed in court for his part in the proceedings.

Death trap uncovered in Plas Maesincla

Noddfa announce successful funding

Caernarfon Town Football Club rescue plan announced

Closed meeting by Plaid Cymru “photo scandal” to choose new mayor elect

Big news for town announced on April Fools day!

Line up for Big Weekend announced, acts to include Rhianna, JLS and Cheryl Cole

Llais Gwynedd Councillor Gwilym Euros suspended following assault claims

Big Weekend Beach Clean in North Wales

Llanbeblig Cemetery drops to new low as vandals destroy the area

Queen visit’s Caernarfon to the delight of locals

Gwynedd Chairman announced as Tudor Owen

Election results sees Plaid Cymru majority slashed as Hywel Williams keeps seat

Big Weekend a big success at the Faenol.

New Signs erected in town to help find parking spaces.

Caernarfon’s Midsummer Festival a great success

Karate breaking record completed at Hendre School.

Glyn Evans MBE dies.

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