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with a clean slate

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a list of candidates proposed or endorsed by a political party

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to enter on a schedule

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(formerly) a writing tablet made of slate

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thin layers of rock used for roofing

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a fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers

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a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices

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designate or schedule

enter on a list or slate for an election

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cover with slate

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He said: "Welsh roofing slate has historically been popular in Melbourne and Sydney, and is now being used in Adelaide as well.
We had to do 12 months' ' training with one fellow teaching us how each slab had to be about two inches thick out of which you were expected to produce 16 roofing slates - and you''d do hundreds in any one day.
Recommending approval subject to conditions Gwynedd Council officers said the application proposes "the realignment and extension of the current workings in order to extract high quality roofing slates and other slate products including sawn slate slabs and architectural material".
Welsh Slate is the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality roofing slate, architectural and aggregate slate products.
Penrhyn Quarry in Snowdonia, where the company is headquartered, has been producing roofing slate since the 13th century.
Managing director Alan Smith said that the rise in exports had been driven by the company's roofing slate products, which are regarded as the highest quality available.
Recent independent tests have confirmed that Welsh roofing slate is the best in the world for durab i
The premium product from the quarries is roofing slate, but aggregates for the UK construction industry is also important to the business.
A premium product from the two quarries is roofing slate, but aggregates for the UK construction industry is also important to the business.
The company employs 270 producing roofing slate at Penrhyn, plus a further 180 at its Cwt y Bugail and Gloddfa quarries at Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Chris Law,managing director of Welsh Slate (left),formally hands over the roofing slate the company has donated to the Toe Gobaith yng Nghymru hospice to trustee Dafydd Wigley Picture: STACEY ROBERTS
n Elidir is formed of ancient Cambrian rocks -once the sands and shales of a seabed but later the source of roofing slate.