Ian Lang reports on the rows over the former slate quarry in Llanberis

A former slate quarry in Llanberis could be used as a site for a 100 million pound hydro-electric power scheme under plans submitted to Gywnedd Council.

The quarry at Glynrhonwy in Llanberis was closed 80 years ago-and its hope the venture could bring badly needed job to the area.

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Glyn Rhonwy quarries row

A national pressure group has joined forces with campaigners to oppose plans for a pump-storage power station in Llanberis, claiming proposed work will be an eyesore.