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Officialdom is killing our Wales; 10 02-11 0-803 2010: Hinton bETTING: 7 Arrow LETTERS OwNERS CLub STAkES (CLASS 5) 2,388 5-9-8...L Newnes (5) 4.

9...........................Luke Morris 5 3-8-9......R L Moore 8 Sir M Stoute), drawn (9), 12 4Whispered, 7 Serenity Belle Au Bois, 50 Ellies Girl, IT was with a certain sense of 'dejavu' that I read the somewhat tragic story on Page 3 of the Daily Post on May26.

MAIDEN STAkES 6) 4 52-2 PSYCHIC'S DREAM 5 1350-FLuVIAL 224 (D) 6 12-34 QuEEN OF CASH 7 00-0 ILLANDRANE 28 E 8 524-MAP OF HEAVEN 9 54430 TOMS RIVER TESS ........................................................10 43-5 bESO 47 L Cumani 11 6-26 zAFARAAN 17 P 2010: No corresponding race.

The article dealt with the heartbreak and frustration of Philip Hughes, a farmer and his family farm Rhyd Ddu near Beddgelert and his long running battle with planers in the Snowdonia National Park.

bETTING: 5 Psychic's Dream, 13-2 Beso, 7 Zafaraan, 8 Others.

IS... DAY 3.....................w buick 4 3.....................j Crowley 10 Boyle 9-3.......P Cosgrave 9 3....................EAhern 3 3............................R Hughes 1 3.................R L Moore 2 8-12..............R Thomas 5 8-12..kirsty Milczarek 8 M Channon 8-12 M Harley (3) 6 8-12 ..R kennemore 7 Sir M Prescott), drawn (6), 11 ran.

FORM GuIDE: PSYCHIC'S 2nd over 1f out, no chance with Flashbang (9-0) at Kempton 6f HEAVEN 6-4fav (8-12) Dwelt in headway 1f out, kept on to go Crimson Cloud (8-12) at Lingfield MEDIATOR 4-1 (9-0) Led, ridden inside final furlong, no extra Doricemay (9-0) at Goodwood 7f (9-0) In touch, ridden 3f out, Wrekin Sunset (9-0) at Haydock zAFARAAN 14-1 (8-12) Led along over 3f out, lost 2nd inside 13, 13l behind Nahrain (8-12) at This latest example of how hard working ordinary folk are treated by well heeled men in suits, posing as planners, reminiscent of Kremlin commissars in the darkest days of the Soviet Union.

7-2 Eastern Sun, 13-2 Our Boy Billy, 20 Fire Ship, The sad story retold how a native of Gwynedd moved to New Zealand, got married, started a family then returned to Gwynedd, the intention being to give his five children a Welsh language education and more about their culture and history.

MERCuRY Bahira Sun Tzu King Of Castile Breaking Silence Osmosia Suburban Bay Dj Milan 7.50 'NATIONAL HuNT' (CLASS 5) Carving out a living and raising a large family on a windswept upland farm with poor peaty soil while continuously battling a hostile climate and nature's obstacles is one thing but having to battle red tape and bigotry is something else.

5-11-0.......A P McCoy 0............... D Devereux (3) Candlish 5-11-0 .....A O'keeffe 5-10-7....................L Heard 6-10-7..RobertMcCarth (5) Jnr 4-10-4 .... T j Murphy 11-2 Tarn Hows, 16 LAMbRINI HuRDLE (2m 4yo plus 1 5P9-7 MONkHAIR 16 (CD).......................................................... 2 1P44-OSMOSIA 44 (T;D) 3 9P5-4 SHILPA 38 (D) Mrs 4 002P-zEPNOVE 71 (P;CD) 5 22-23 ONLY HOPE 15 (P,6 F77-4 DRIVING MISS 7 74-65 CADEAuX CERISE 8 09-97 CALuSA CATRINA 9 532-1 MISS CHAMPAGNE .......................................................10 733-6 A P LING 16 (P) C 2010: Monkhair 5 10 7, L Edwards(bETTING: 9-4 Miss Champagne, Cadeaux Cerise, 10 Shilpa, 12 Zepnove, 25 Others.

Past experience has taught us that most family farms have to diversify to survive. The old adage that one cannot survive solely on fresh air rings true.

NOVICES' (CLASS 4) 8.25 Unfortunately it's not just the National Park that pursues a policy of almost zero economic development. Many Welsh county councils in rural areas, particularly Gwynedd, have a very negative attitude towards any mention of developing or enhancing rural businesses.

7-11-12 ...........T j O'brien Scudamore 10-11-7.S P jones (V;D) P Pritchard 8-10-12 j Doyle 10-7..................A P McCoy Hobbs 10-10-1..SQuinlan 10-0 ............L Edwards (3) 7-10-0 .....T Phelan (3) 1 (E Williams), 9 ran.

Earcomesthedream, 10 Mr Chosen Man. CRAbbIE'S HuRDLE (2m 6f 110yds 1 1314-CALL AT MIDNIGHT 2 PPU7-CITY HEIGHTS 43 3 P85-1 SubuRbAN bAY 8 4 5P-27 TISFREETDREAM 5 61-1F bEN CEE PEE M 6 723-6 APACHE CHANT 18 7 PU/0-bALAMORYDAN 8 3P-P0 PLATIN GROuNDS .......................................................... 9 747-7 GuLF PuNCH 20 (10 657-3 bE ASHORED 8 T 2010: Ring Bo Ree 7 11 5, P bETTING: 6-4 Suburban Bay, Midnight, 8 Be Ashored, 10 Platin Grounds, 20 City Heights, Even today there is no cohesion between planning on the one hand and economic development on the other, in fact there is a chasm the size of the Grand Canyon dividing them Time is running out in terms of economic recovery in Wales' case in comparison to Scotland for example, where economic growth is sprinting ahead thanks to a more enlightened approach from their government.

bEER SELLING 5) to 8yo pounds 1,691 Haynes 5-11-4...P brennan Edwards 7-11-4..MGriffiths (5) 6-10-12 .........P Moloney 7-10-12...........RThornton BLeavy 7-10-12...HChalloner (7) King 7-10-12....R McLernon Mrs A Thorpe 5-10-12 A P McCoy Almolahek, 11-2 Jocheski, 6 Cuvee, Olympian Boy.

8.55 Here in Wales officialdom in general and planners in particular are hell bent CRAbbIE'S OPEN NH 2m 4yo to 14-1 DEALING RIVER 2 Dj MILAN D McCain 3 EMMAS LADTWall 4 P007-MI MAN SAM 192 bOO HANDICAP 2,788 9-11-12.........D Crosse N King 9-11-11 A Merriam (3) 9-11-7.................C Poste D) Jonjo O'Neill 10-11-7 A P McCoy 11-1 (M Hazell), 8 ran.

5 SEAwOOD S Bowring 6 P-RR5 EVERY CLOuD 13 ....................................................... 7 uPRISING Mrs H 8 50LADY bLYTHE 19 9 3-9 SPLENDID bLuE 10 FLAME OF DESIRE 2010: Seam Of Diamonds 5 10 9, bETTING: 11-8 Flame of Desire, Splendid Blue, 8 Every Cloud, Seawood, 50 Others.

on pursuing policies which they mistakenly assume will protect our language and culture by curtailing economic advancement in our rural areas. Alas these 'zealots' are in fact delivering the opposite by driving our youth and young families away to find work elsewhere.

2 Craiglands, 3 Pairc Na 8 684-F uDAYA 9 PP00-DAREDEVIL 2010: Dereks 8 11 bETTING: 11-4 Cool Sun, Sharadiyn, Back To Paris, 20 E Cookson (7) King 6-11-10(7ex) .....RThornton (P;BF,CD) P Pritchard 10-11-9 ...........................................................................j Doyle B) O Sherwood 6-11-8 ...L Aspell ACarroll 7-11-4 .....L Edwards (3) (P)GHarker 10-11-4...wkennedy N Twiston-Davies 9-11-3 STwiston-Davies M Harris 4-10-11....j Derham (3) Vaughan 6-10-9.........R killoran (3) 11-4 Fav (T R George), 9 ran. 2 Ben Cee Pee M, 13-2 Call At Chant, 12 Tisfreetdream, 16 Punch, 33 Balamory Dan.

Inevitably these negative policies will denude our countryside of its indigenous, closing our schools and speeding the death knell for many communities. Gwynedd, no more than any other rural county in Wales can ill afford to lose the Philip Hughes' of our communities, if this is not a wake up call ....

then what is? Councillor Owain Williams Clynnog Ward, Gwynedd 6.55 1 3-231 GLObAL 2 414-3 SOFT 3 5P-37 kINGSMOSS 4 3247/wAR 2010: Neptune bETTING: 10-11 Soft 5War Footing.

wIzARD STANDARD RACE (CLASS 6) pounds 1,366 D) N King 4-11-6 ...A Merriam (3)
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