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Tributes paid to 21 year old who died in car collision

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guto-pugh-crashGUTO PUGH, a 21 year old man from Pantperthog, has received tributes following a fatal car crash on Saturday morning (Aug 20).

He was on his commute to his job at the Bae Abermaw Hotel in Barmouth when his car was involved in a three vehicle collision at around 7:25am which instantly killed him.

In a statement, the Bae Abermaw Hotel said: “Sadly one of our valued staff members, Guto Pugh, was killed in a tragic accident on the way to work on Saturday morning.

“We would like to extend our condolences to his family and friends at this sad time.

“Guto was an amazing person and he kept us all smiling, he will be sorely missed.”

Cllr John Pughe Roberts, has lead tributes to Guto, saying he was a “very well-liked young man” who will be “dearly missed.”

He continued:  “He was very well known and people were very, very fond of him. This is a terrible tragedy and Guto has been taken far too early. I offer his family and friends my sincerest condolences, the community is reeling.”

A spokesperson for the Bangor University Brass Band, which Guto was the leader of, also said: “We’ve lost a much-loved friend and colleague. The band is devastated by the news of Guto. Our heart goes out to his family at this tragic time.

“If you met Guto you’d know what a gentle, loving and talented person he was. This  is a great loss to the band, the university and the world.”

A community fundraiser has now collected nearly £4,000 to help raise money towards funeral costs for the family.

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Young boy approached by man in Aberystwyth

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policeDYFED-POWYS POLICE is investigating a suspicious incident following a report that a man approached a young boy at the Glanceulan Estate, Penrhyncoch, Aberystwyth on Saturday (Jan 14).

The incident occurred between 3pm and 3:45pm.

The boy was not hurt in any way and did not engage in conversation with the man. Officers attended the area immediately but the man was not located.

The man is described as being dressed in dark/black trainers, trousers and jacket and carrying a mobile phone.

Enquiries are continuing and police are carrying out extra patrols in the area.

PC Sarah Edwards said: “We’re carrying out enquiries to try to identify this man. I must emphasise that no one was hurt and that officers are doing everything we can to identify the person and to make sure the area remains safe.”

“Anyone with information is urged to call 101.”

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Time running out for Euromillions winner to claim £1,000,000

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CashTHERE are just days left for one lucky winner to claim a Euromillions prize of £1,000,000 and a ‘Luxury Trip to the Gold Coast’.

The winning ticket for the July 29 draw last year was bought in Carmarthenshire and the ticket had the winning UK Millionaire Maker code of BRR 888846.

If you have any old tickets lying around, check it as soon as possible – if it has that code on it, pick up the phone and claim your prize!

The deadline to claim the prize is next Wednesday, January 25.

Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ Advisor at The National Lottery said: “Time really is running out for the winner of this prize, but we are still hopeful that someone will come forward at the very last minute to claim the money.

“We’re urging everyone to check their old tickets one final time or look anywhere a missing EuroMillions ticket could be hiding.

“This life-changing prize could really help to make dreams become a reality for someone out there.”

If the prize isn’t claimed the funds will go to Lottery funded organisations around the UK.

To claim the prize call 0844 338 7551 or email help@national-lottery.co.uk

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Low unemployment figures for 18 – 24 year olds in Ceredigion

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new-jobNEWLY released figures show that the number of young people claiming benefits in Ceredigion is the second lowest in Wales.

The figures, which have been released by the Department for Work and Pensions, show that just 1.1% of persons aged 18 – 24 in Ceredigion are claiming job seekers’ allowance.

That figure translates to just 525 people, and is 1% below the whole of Wales.

Since 2010, this figure has seen a 42% reduction in Ceredigion and across Wales 39,000 more people are now in work.

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