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Pensioner's extraordinary 2.6m legacy to the church where she grew up in West Wales

Carmarthenshire born Hazel Jones-Olszewski left A 2.6m to her local church for use in the community and a lasting memorial Hazel Jones-Olszewski has left an extraordinary A 2.6m legacy to the Church in Wales following her death in Kensington, London, last year An "ordinary Welsh woman" has left an extraordinary A 2.6m legacy to the Church in Wales ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Ospreys on the bins? Rugby superstars get into the community spirit by tackling local rubbish

Rugby superstars have been giving rubbish the boot this week as they joined Bridgend refuse collectors as part of their work in the community initiative.

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Family fight autistic girl's move

A Swansea family are fighting a health board's decision to transfer their 20-year-old autistic daughter to a specialist unit in Brighton.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Major A 85m tidal lagoon for Swansea Bay wins public support

The planned A 85m Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project was widely praised in a planning hearing - although Swansea University raised concerns Plans for an A 85m electricity generating tidal lagoon near Swansea Docks were widely praised at a public planning hearing into the project at the city's Brangwyn Hall.

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Thousands of fans go wild as teen pop sensations Bars and Melody bring their talent to Cardiff

Teeny-pop favourites Bars and Melody have left hundreds of teenagers feeling faint after their single signing in Cardiff city centre.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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Ian "H" Watkins is all set to forward-roll his way into our Saturday teatimes

We knew he could sing, but look at H doing the splits! The former Steps singer lines up with his fellow stars as they get ready for a new reality show with an er, twist Ian "H" Watkins is all set to forward-roll his way into our Saturday teatimes as brand-new entertainment show Tumble starts next month.

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Historic house to be sold off to make way for university expansion

A landmark historical house in Swansea is being sold off as Swansea University presses ahead with its multi-million pound waterfront Bay Campus expansion project along the city's Fabian Way.

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The park which helped launch the career of some of Wales'...

Parc Llewellyn has won green flag status... it was the place where such players as John Charles and Ivor Allchurch learned their footballing skills A park where Welsh football legends such as John Charles and Ivor Allchurch practised as children has won prestigious Green Flag status for the first time.

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The crowd watching Dolly Parton performing on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival

With dozens of camper vans turning up at this remote site for the weekend, it was like a mini Glastonbury The crowds weren't as big as this Glastonbury turnout but the Green Valley Blues Festival was like a mini version of the world famous event While good weather is no guarantee of success for a music festival it is a definite enhancement ... (more)

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Mother cautioned for child neglect after leaving infant locked in hot car on 25C day

Police were forced to smash the car window to rescue the six-month-old girl after concerned shoppers raised the alarm A mother has been issued a police caution for child neglect after leaving her six-month-old baby girl locked in a hot car in Swansea.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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Multi-million pound expansion will see fast growing Trojan Electronics create 138 jobs in Swansea

ALMOST 140 jobs are to be created in Swansea by a fast growing firm which is investing A 1m in the business.

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Warning over holiday behaviour

Emergency services have warned people not to put themselves at unnecessary risk as the warm weather continues into the start of the school holidays.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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County jobless figure falls to 2.4%

The Leader of Carmarthenshire County Council has welcomed official figures showing unemployment in the county fell by more than 5.9 percent last month.

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

FAILING to identify the driver of a vehicle thought to have committed an offence has cost an Amman Valley man A 165, with six licence points.

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'Genuine cases' refused blue badges

People with genuine disabilities are being refused blue badges for parking following a crackdown to prevent abuse of the system, an AM has claimed.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Diamond couple set to celebrate big day

A pair of Ammanford sweethearts will be celebrating 60 years of marriage next weekend with more than 50 family members and friends.

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Why 13 is the lucky number as Mike Bartlett drama premiered in Wales

Director Catherine Paskell reveals why she's staging the Welsh premiere of 13 at Cardiff's Chapter Arts Centre with a group of emerging actors Last autumn I first worked with the Third Year Acting students of Gorseinon, Gower College in Swansea on their drama school audition monologues.

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Flooding concerns voiced over Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project

Responding to the UK Planning Inspectorate's examination of the project - which is the first of its kind in the world - Wales' environment body Natural Resources Wales said it did not consider a number environmental issues had been "adequately assessed".

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A young man jumps onto the bonnet of a 245k Mclaren Spider which he posted on facebook.

The 17-year-old leered into a camera as he caused A 10,000 damage to the supercar parked in a side street by a wealthy businessman A teenager who framed himself jumping on a A 250,000 supercar was today ordered to pay A 300 compensation to the millionaire driver.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Hospital consultant saddles up for charity ride

Richard Johnson, Consultant Breast Surgeon at Neath Port Talbot and Princess of Wales hospitals, is taking part in the Arch to Arc cycle ride from London to Paris, to raise money for the breast endowment funds that each hospital has run for many years.

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