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2 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

Drug Charge: a Glanamman dad-to-be has admitted possessing cannabis resin.

An Ammanford man with a history of alcohol-related offences to his name has admitted a charge of being drunk and disorderly when he subjected police to an early evening rant.

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7 hrs ago | This is South Wales

Power of the people needed to stop future fracking

PEOPLE power is the only way to stop possible future fracking in Cwmavon and Pontrhydyfen, Neath Port Talbot Council's mayor told residents at a public meeting.

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11 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

The crunch meeting is now set for Thursday, February 27.

DOUBLE JEOPARDY: A Brynaman dad of two was caught drink-driving just three day before he was due to be sentenced for an identical offence.

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15 hrs ago | IcNetwork

'I just want to say thank you': Young mum's message to binmen who...

Lucy Walters, 32, was knocked unconscious in the crash but came to to see binmen looking after her young children Three binmen too modest to take a bow have been hailed heroes by a mother-of-two for rapidly coming to her aid after a potentially fatal car crash during the morning nursery run.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Spanish eyes smiling on beauty apprentice Steph

A BEAUTY apprentice from Rhoose Point has swapped the spa where she works to experience workshops in Spain as part of a European exchange project.

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Freepressseries.co.uk

a Caldicot woman will compete to be named Miss Wales at an event in Port Talbot this weekend.

Hannah Bowen, 22, will also seek to be named Miss Monmouthshire at the Princess Theatre, along with the county's other nominees, Louisa Fletcher and Paige Morris.

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This Is Lancashire

Group of men win equal pay claim

Rob Cooze , Mike Betson and Nicholas Thomas are part of group of 18 men launching a pay discrimination case against their employers University of Wales, Trinity St Davids A group of men unhappy at being paid less than their female counterparts have won their equal pay claim in what is thought to be a landmark case.

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South Wales Guardian

These were the stories hitting the headlines in the South Wales Guardian on April 23, 1964.

A BEAT group called Dave Dee and the Bostons - later to become Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mich and Titch - played their first gig in Britain at Ammanford's Regal Ballroom following a long stint in Germany.

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South Wales Guardian

Way back when....

FOR KING AND COUNTRY: A unit of raw recruits from the south-west Wales region relax to enjoy some time out from basic training before heading for the front line during World War One.

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Tivyside Advertiser

Fire Service issues road safety warning after series of motorcyclist fatalities

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is issuing a road safety message after three motorcyclists tragically lost their lives at three separate incidents over the bank holiday weekend.

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South Wales Guardian

Red Alert: Ammanford firefighters dashed to the rescue of Princess the corgi.

AMMANFORD firefighters responded to one of their more unusual call outs on Sunday - to free a corgi trapped beneath a reclining chair! The dog called Princess found herself in a spot of bother after her Capel Hendre owner sat down in the chair unaware his pet was snoozing underneath - and eventually had to be freed by the firefighters using cutting ... (more)

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

IcNetwork

'One-man crime wave' behind bars after burglary spree

A professional burglar who carried out a campaign of heartless burglaries in a few months throughout the South Wales valleys was dubbed a one-man "crime wave".

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This is South Wales

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The vote result of 80.5 per cent was announced by the Unison union on Friday - a day before some affected members visited Doncaster to show solidarity to care workers who are suffering the same issues.

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South Wales Guardian

Opinion

ONE of Wales's oldest Welsh-language support groups has parted company with its chief executive.

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IcNetwork

Dog owners warned over livestock attacks

Dogs were responsible for more than 300 attacks on farm livestock in Wales during the past three years, new figures reveal.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

BBC News

Easter motorbike operation underway

Bikers enjoying the Easter weekend in north Wales are being targeting by a campaign aiming to cut the number that are killed or seriously injured.

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IcNetwork

Tributes paid to 'irreplaceable' son and brother killed in motorbike accident

A man who died in a fatal road traffic collision at Cadoxton Terrace in Cadoxton, Neath during the early hours of Friday 18th April has been named as Gareth Davies, a 27-year-old steelworker from the Aberdulais area of Neath.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

IcNetwork

Katherine Jenkins thanks well-wishers for their congratulations on her 'engagement' to Andrew Levitas

The Neath mezzo-soprano is said to be 'thrilled and surprised' at the proposal which is understood to have happened last week.

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IcNetwork

Widow's memories of late husband inspire her to take on charity challenge

Richard, who was 26, actually had cystic fibrosis and needed a daily routine of medication and physio to keep himself healthy and alive.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

IcNetwork

Motorcyclist dies in West Wales road crash

He was involved in a three-vehicle smash on the B4297 near the village of Llanedi in Carmarthenshire at 10.10am this morning.

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