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Links and stories of interest [25-06-08]

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Nick - Web Team Nick - Web Team | 12:27 UK time, Wednesday, 25 June 2008

Quick links to the stories and blogs we're following today using our shared reader [what's this?], including:

- North-South Rail Links - a new approach?
- Ruthin's 140 mile bike challenge
- How to get 13 people in a car
- Glan Clwyd hospital to ditch mixed sex wards
- Buckley's ex-baths earmarked for youth centre

North-South rail links - a new approach - Dylan Jones-Evans
Columnist and professor, Dylan blogs: "I received a copy of a fascinating proposal that would provide a railway transport system within Wales that would connect North and South Wales. The train could start on the normal route along the North Wales coast. It would then, at Rhyl, use the old Clwyd Valley Line as the preferred option for accessing mid-Wales, going through Denbigh, Ruthin, Corwen and Welshpool before reaching Newtown for the Cambrian Coast Line feeder."

Youth support centre - Evening Leader
Buckley Baths is being considered as a site for a new support centre for young people - but not everyone is happy at the prospect.

Ruthin's 140 mile bike challenge - Free Press
More than 1,000 cyclists from across the UK descend on North Wales for a 140-mile 'mega challenge'.

Watch: How we got 13 people in a car
BBC News Wales and the Daily Post try to get 13 people in a car. It comes after a man was found guilty of dangerous driving in Llandudno.

Glan Clwyd hospital to ditch mixed sex wards - Daily Post
All new hospitals in Wales, such as the proposed new Glan Clwyd hospital in Bodelwyddan, will have to provide single-sex accommodation in future.

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