A motorcyclist has died after a collision with a car at Dolgellau in Gwynedd last night. The 54 year old from the West Midlands was taken to Bronglais Hospital in Aberystwyth, after the crash at the junction of the A470 and A494. No one in the Ford Focus estate was injured.
North Wales Police is appealing for information after a man was injured in an explosion in Dolgellau.
The incident happened in the rear yard of a property at Fro Heulog on Sunday evening.
The occupant of the property suffered serious, but not life-threatening injuries, and is being treated at a specialist unit in Stoke. Forensic investigations are continuing at the property.
DCI Iestyn Davies said: "The investigation is at an early stage and we are working with specialists to try and identify the cause of this explosion. Minor damage was caused to items in the rear yard of the property, but no damage was caused to adjoining buildings.
"This is very much an isolated incident but I would welcome any information from the public in Dolgellau about what happened."
Anyone with information is asked to contact North Wales Police on 101.
A coroner has called for further inquiries after a man was discharged from hospital in Wrexham, but then died minutes later.
Ian Diamond, who was 62 and from Dolgellau, had lung cancer.
Opening an inquest today, coroner John Gittins said Mr Diamond had been admitted to the accident and emergency department at Wrexham Maelor Hospital on 6 September, after coughing up blood.
After a check-up, he was told he was fit to go home, but only got as far as the cafe before coughing up more blood.
He was rushed back to the A&E department but died soon afterwards.
A post-mortem examination revealed he died of pulmonary haemorrhage, but the coroner said further investigations were required, as it was his duty to try to prevent future deaths.
A new state-of-the-art mountain biking skills area at Coed y Brenin Forest Park will be officially opened today by John Griffiths AM, the Minister for Culture and Sport.
It's hoped the £1.7 million development near Dolgellau will become one of the premier mountain bike destinations in the world, attracting thousands of visitors to ride the trails every year, bringing an important boost to the local economy.
A coroner has made a number of similar accidents after an 11-year-old boy fell to his death from a zipwire in Gwynedd two years ago.
An inquest jury in Dolgellau concluded that Bailey Sumner's death was an accident.
He died after falling from the SwampFlyer ride at Greenwood Forest Park in 2011.
Lorna Prichard reports.
The inquest into the death of a boy from Blackpool who fell from a zip wire at a Gwynedd adventure park has returned a verdict of accidental death.
Bailey Sumner, 11, died after falling from the SwampFlyer ride at Greenwood Forest Park, near Caernarfon, on Easter Sunday in 2011.
An 11-year-old boy who died after falling from a zip wire at a Gwynedd adventure park had been wrongly attached to the ride, an inquest has heard.
Bailey Sumner from Blackpool died when he fell from the 475-ft long SwampFlyer ride at the Greenwood Forest Park in April 2011.
The ride had opened just a week before, after passing a safety inspection.
The inquest at Dolgellau heard a carabiner clip was connected to a "false loop" in the safety attachment.
The hearing, which is due to last three days, continues.
A 134-year-old toll bridge across one of the most scenic estuaries in Britain is for sale, together with the keepers’ cottage.
It’s at Penmaenpool, near Dolgellau, where the bridge spans the Mawddach river.
The Grade 2 listed wooden bridge and cottage have an asking price of £350,000.
North Wales Fire Service says that it received 11 calls from people whose properties were vulnerable to flooding. The majority of those calls were from the Dolgellau area.
The A470 has been closed in both directions between the A493 and A494 near Dolgellau, Gwynedd, due to flooding