North Wales is the unofficial region at the top of the country of Wales – Llandudno, Bangor, Rhyl and Colwyn Bay are at the centre of the educational and transport infrastructure. A surprising number of famous connections can be made through North Wales, with many celebrities, scientists and figures of historical importance being born there.
- Most famous for singing Walking In the Air, for the television adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman, Aled Jones was born in Bangor in 1970.
- The celebrated comedian, actor and writer, Dawn French was born in the area; she came to success as part of the double act French and Saunders.
- Born in Prestatyn, John Prescott was the deputy Prime Minister to the United Kingdom from the years 1997 to 2007. He was replaced by deputy leader Harriet Harman – he is still a labour politician to this day.
- A military man and author, T.E Lawrence is most known for his involvement in the Arab Revolt of 1916, about which the author wrote the Seven Pillars of Wisdom and Revolt in the Desert.
When visiting the area I tripped over a piece of machinery that was left on a public pathway and injured myself, should I speak with a lawyer in North Wales?
Some of the most common compensation claims are made due to trips, slips and falls, and most of those are because of somebody else’s negligence. As long as there is somebody else to blame, and you bring the case to court within three years of the accident, you could be legally due a large sum of money.
If you’re unable to stand because you’ve broken your ankle, then you might not be able to function at work properly – a surprising amount of people would shrug this off, and feel sorry for themselves for a few weeks. However, through a lawyer in North Wales, and the help of Accident Advice Helpline you can receive every penny that you’re due. If you’ve got any doubt your ankle is broken, look for these key signs: the obvious pain around the ankle, swelling and bruising, unable to put any pressure on the foot, the ankle is a funny shape. After you’ve let the dust settle, and you’ve taken a trip to A&E, you should call the Accident Advice Helpline on their 24-hour helplines, that way they can set up a meeting between yourself and a lawyer in North Wales, to get the compensation ball rolling.