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2 hrs ago | This is Local London

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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7 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

Myrddyn all geared up to maintain cycle path

SADDLING UP: Myrddyn Griffiths is pictured with his new bike. He is joined by Cllr Susan McNicholas, Tom Addey, Powys County Council's Area Regeneration Manager ; Helen Davies, Sustrans; and Howard Williams, 1st Swansea Valley Sc An YSTRADGYNLAIS man who has kept a cycle path between two communities in top condition has been presented with a ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Canal section set to re-open after major repairs

Work on the Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal at Llanfoist near Abergavenny. Heavy Machinery at work to help secure the hill side.

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11 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Welsh house prices at highest level since September 2008, new figures suggest

Low interest rates, improving consumer confidence and easier access to mortgages are driving up prices across the nation, according to new information released by research consultants Acadata.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

BBC News

Llandrindod Wells library move plan

Llandrindod Wells' library is set to move from its town centre base to the county council's headquarters outside the spa town.

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IcNetwork

Man wins 450,000 payout after psychic told his mother he would 'win a claim'

Three men each face a single charge that they deliberately engaged in conduct intended to prevent proper scrutiny of the senior officer pay award process After a busy bank holiday weekend today Alex Bywater takes over the baton of breaking news in Welsh sport.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Hereford Times

Dedicated Knighton health visitor retires after 44 years

Health visitor Vicki Carter, retiring health visitor Jane Roberts, Bernette Venables head of the school nursing service, and Lynsey Price NNEB with the health visiting team.

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Hereford Times

Free crossings for cyclists at Whitney toll bridge

The Grade II listed river crossing - which has been in use since the late 18th Century - charges cyclists 10p to traverse the River Wye without getting their feet wet.

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Ledbury Reporter

Whitney Toll bridge owner Grahame Penny with Drover Cycles' Joe Wellard.

The Grade II listed river crossing - which has been in use since the late 18th Century - charges cyclists 10p to traverse the River Wye without getting their feet wet.

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Hereford Times

Meet the new representative on Knighton Town Council

JACK Gillum has been selected to take up the position of the new Youth Representative on Knighton town council.

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Hereford Times

Founder member Joyce who is still working at Crocodiles receives a special gift.

KAREN Like, pre-school manager, says "This has truly been a very special term. A very big thank you to the staff and parents of Crocodiles for supporting its 40th birthday party, donating gifts, decorating the hall, making cakes, organising stalls and stands and generally making this a very special day.

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Hereford Times

Special weekend for volunteer bobbies

Special Constables Jess Barrett and Jim Cooke in Knighton doing some community policing and talking to Sophie Price from New Radnor and Sophie Evans from Knighton.

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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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IcNorthWales

Work to repair Cambrian Coast railway moving on ahead of schedule

People living nearby told the Daily Post the track is being laid with huge trains bringing in special equipment and ballast to carry out the work.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

BBC News

Three die in separate road crashes

And a woman passenger has died in hospital after the car she was in collided with parked cars in Swansea on Thursday night.

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BBC News

The tale of the lion and the spa break

Saturday, as you'll surely need no reminding, is International Circus Day. Author Jeremy Clay delves into the Victorian newspaper archives to unearth a tale of a travelling menagerie, an escaped lion, and a Welsh holidaymaker on a spa stay that proved rather less than stress-free.

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IcNetwork

Feathers fly as squatters move in to Ospreys' nest

Modern-day slaves forced into sex industry or tricked and bullied into doing menial jobs for nothing are living among us in plain sight After Gareth Bale's Copa del Rey heroics, we look at some other strikes from Welshman that have wowed the world of football Former X Factor stars Rhydian Roberts and Lucie Jones are set to strike a chord with Welsh ... (more)

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IcNorthWales

Women encouraged to take more active role on family farms

Mari Grug Davies, one of three daughters who helps out at the family sheep and beef farm, Cae Iago, at Llanwrin, Machynlleth A Farming Connect forum next month will aim to "inspire, motivate and empower women" to make the most of their opportunities.

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This is South Wales

Engineer from Townhill to box against former Welsh champion to...

Paul Owen, left, with Chris Ware, centre, and Paul's brother David. Paul is taking part in a white collar boxing event in Oceana nightclub in Swansea to raise money for British Heart Foundation Cymru.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Mail

Corrupt policemen stole cash and pens from fake 'crime scene' set up to catch them

Corrupt policemen stole cash and pens from fake 'crime scene' set up to catch them - but left the VIAGRA put out to tempt them Two senior policemen face jail after they were caught stealing from a fake 'crime scene' in a sting operation set up by their own colleagues.

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