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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

International stars, adoptable pets at August cat show

An abandoned kitten from the Front Street Animal Shelter is winning awards - and hearts - all over the world.

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10 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Fancy running your library? AMs warn community-run libraries are likely to be reality as cuts bite

Report from the Communities, Equality and Local Government committee says libraries should look to share facilities with other authority services Responsibility for managing libraries in Wales is likely to increasingly fall on communities as English-style cuts to council budgets bite, an Assembly committee has warned.

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12 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

a New interim chief executive has been appointed at Caerphilly council.

Chris Burns, the assistant chief executive at Carmarthenshire County Council, was last week unanimously chosen by the authority's appointments committee as the new interim chief executive for an initial 12 months.

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13 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Police teams in Blaenau Gwent launch Criminal Damage Awareness Month

During this time, Abertillery, Brynmawr, Ebbw Vale and Tredegar Neighbourhood Policing Teams will be visiting streets throughout the county borough to share crime prevention advice and sign up residents to the Online Watch Link .

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15 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Meals on Wheels could be scrapped

THE Meals on Wheels service in Caerphilly county borough could be scrapped in order to save the local authority more than A 250,000 a year.

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19 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Council ignore public appeal against parking charges at beauty spots in Rhymney Valley

More than 2,000 people signed a petition opposing the plans for charges at five country parks, but councillors have voted through the proposal A decision to introduce car parking charges at five Rhymney Valley beauty spots has been labelled "short sighted" by campaigners.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

South Wales Argus

999 timewasters 'putting lives at risk'

This was just one of the thousands of non-urgent calls the Welsh Ambulance Service took in the last 12 months which prompted them to remind people not to call 999 unless it is a genuine emergency.

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South Wales Argus

Tredegar to mark Great War centenary

THE Great War centenary is to be marked by a full programme of events at Bedwellty House and Park in Tredegar next month.

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South Wales Argus

1st Prize poster by Ellicia-Mai Jones for Trinant Primary School

YOUNGSTERS from Gwent have helped their school win a share of A 1,000 from the Police and Crime Commissioner's Office as part of a substance abuse awareness poster competition.

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Campaignseries.co.uk

'Heartbroken' familya s desperate plea to find mum's rings after her death from cancer

HEARTBROKEN: Keith Chung, right, with daughter Leiona and son Koby, behind with wife Sian who died on Friday and whose rings have been lost A CWMCARN man has made a desperate appeal to help find his wife's wedding rings which were lost shortly after her death last week.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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For Sale: 8 The Boltons Wootton Bridge Fishbourne Isle of Wight PO33 4PB

Stunning detached 4 bedroom house ~ Lawned gardens to Wootton Creek ~ Mooring and mud rights ~ Totally refurbished throughout.

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IcNetwork

Duo set for Three Peaks Challenge to raise cash for charity

James Hurley, 26, and Chloe Thomas, 20, are preparing themselves to climb the UK's three biggest mountains in 24 hours Two council employees are preparing themselves to climb the UK's three biggest mountains in just 24 hours to raise money for causes close to their heart.

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South Wales Argus

Newport knifeman spared jail

Williams thought of going to the home of David Rogers in Newport with a dog but chose the carving knife as he felt it would be more threatening, Newport Crown Court heard.

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IcNetwork

Special mass held for Year 6 pupils at Tredegar school

A special Mass was held in St Joseph's Primary School, Tredegar, which was celebrated by His Grace the Archbishop, George Stack The event took place at St Joseph's Primary School and was attended by His Grace The Archbishop George Stack.

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IcNetwork

Police step up weekend patrols in Blaenau Gwent after rise in underage drinking

Police say the car left the road and 'collided with street furniture'. A woman has been taken to hospital but the extent of her injuries are unknown Football correspondent Terry Phillips reports from the club's pre-season trip to Austria, where a new-look Cardiff City team is starting to take shape A crackdown on underage drinking has been launched ... (more)

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Newsday

A470 closed southbound after crash

The A470 southbound has been closed at Nantgarw, near Caerphilly, after a single-car crash in which a woman was injured, say South Wales Police The woman has been taken to hospital but the extent of her injuries are not known.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

South Wales Argus

it's the Weekend: The Great OUtdoors - Where to enjoy the National Cycle Network across Gwent

The National Cycle Network stretches 14,700 miles across the UK. CARYS THOMAS finds out where the cycle paths are in Gwent.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

IcNetwork

Now and Then: Liz Shankland, pig enthusiast

The Royal Welsh Show gets underway on Monday and TV animal expert Dr Rhys Jones faces his biggest challenge yet - in the pig ring in charge of a Tamworth sow.

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Isle of Wight County Press

Seaweed's benefit is more than soil deep

I advocate a good covering of seaweed on my vegetable plot each autumn because it kills weeds and deters re-growth in preparation for digging in in the spring, when most of its goodness has already leached into the soil.

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South Wales Argus

Newport ship 'could cross Atlantic'

The conference began at Bristol University as AMs were calling on council chiefs and the Welsh Government to find a permanent home for the city's medieval ship.

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