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2 min ago | IcNetwork

Tonyrefail chippy The Crispy Cod up for Welsh Chip Shop of the Year award 2015

A renowned chip shop in the heart of Tonyrefail is once again in the running to be named Wales' top chippy.

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4 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Carbon Trust to slim down team in Wales following loss of Welsh Government funding

From October the Carbon Trust will lose its direct grant funding from Cardiff Bay, which was worth A 2.5m in the last full financial year A not-for-profit body that has been helping businesses save millions on their energy bills is to lose its funding from the Welsh Government.

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5 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Live: Wales breaking news, Thursday, August 21, 2014

Join Breaking News Editor Alicia Melville-Smith and the rest of the team from 7am till late for the latest traffic, sport, entertainment and breaking news updates.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

IcNetwork

'I miss her every day, I loved her so much and will always miss...

Graham Jones nursed his wife for three years after she suffered a stroke and cared for her constantly until her death Graham Jones, 71, painted a moving picture of his love for his wife, Jeanette, and how he met her four decades ago.

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IcNetwork

16 inspirational Welsh heroes who have stepped up to save lives and stop crime

They are the brave and selfless men, women and children whose actions have made a huge difference to the lives of others around them From the young girl whose dying wish was for others in her hospital ward to get an Easter egg to the man who risked his life to race into a burning flat to save his elderly neighbour, these are the men, women and ... (more)

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IcNetwork

Great grandmother Edna celebrates milestone birthday

The 100-year-old, who was a singer around Rhondda's pubs and clubs in the 1950s and 60s, passed on the family talent to her great-grandchildren Christopher and Jessica, who now perform in the same clubs that Edna used to - and dedicated a show to Edna to mark her milestone birthday.

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Development plans for fire-destroyed club in heart of Rhondda refused again

Plans to build 12 properties on the site of a fire-damaged workingmen's club in the Rhondda have been refused by the local authority's planning committee.

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Aberdare Online

Cash stolen from Llanharry nursery

Police in Pontypridd are appealing for information following a burglary at a nursery school in Llanharry, sometime between 5pm on Friday and 2pm Saturday .

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Keepmoat secures first new build contract in Wales

Design of the new 40 apartment Extra Care scheme to be built by Keepmoat in partnership with Hafod Care Association Housing and regeneration specialist Keepmoat has secured its first new build contract in Wales to build a 40-apartment Extra Care scheme.

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IcNetwork

The first Gavin and Stacey charity bike ride from Essex to Barry set for this weekend

A lot will be occurin' on Barry Island this weekend when scores of cyclists will ride into Barry at the end of the first "Gavin 2 Stacey" charity cycle ride.

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The Muni Arts Centre in Pontypridd

A working group charged with saving the Muni Arts Centre from permanent closure is asking local people for their input into its business plan - to be submitted in a matter of weeks.

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Cynon Valley village chip shop 'delighted' to be named in Wales' top six shortlist

Penaluna's Famous Fish & Chips in Hirwaun is run by 31-year-old Lee - who found out the good news when he was on holiday A Cynon Valley chip shop owner said he was "delighted" when his holiday was interrupted with the news that his business had been named as one of the top six in Wales .

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Rhondda Cynon Taff schools go battery-collecting crazy in new green scheme

Some 50 schools prevent 984kgs of batteries going to landfill in a new green scheme, with Ynyscynon Early Learning Centre leading the way Schools across Rhondda Cynon Taff have prevented 948kg of used batteries from going to landfill since the start of April - more than the weight of a small family car! Some 50 primary and secondary schools in the ... (more)

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Cynon Valley couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary

Sheila and Glyn Savage, of Mountain Ash, spent the day with family and friends and were delighted to receive a card from Her Majesty The Queen Those are the words of wisdom from a Mountain Ash wife who has recently celebrated 60 years of marriage to her husband, an occasion which the couple spent in the company of family and friends.

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Kent Online

Fears about SS Richard Montgomery revealed by writer, 70 years after...

Seventy years on, the masts of the Richard Montgomery are a familiar sight, but for a 10-year-old evacuee coming home after the war, it was a sinister blot on the horizon.

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Campaigners rally support for housing battle

CAMPAIGNERS opposing a 200-dwelling housing proposal have accused the developer of toying with their emotions having previously applied, appealed, withdrew and now lodging another.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

English say Scots will pay a heavy price for referendum

Voters south of the Border want a cut to Scottish annual public spending of almost 1,400 per person if there is a No vote, and a refusal to share the pound in the event of independence.

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IcNetwork

Riverside Festival given late go-ahead after funding fears for Cardiff event

This weekend's Riverside Festival has been given the go-ahead at the last minute - thanks to a late funding boost.

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Aberdare Online

Give people in Wales the right to record Council metings too

"We the undersigned ask that the Welsh Government gives the people and electors of Wales the same ability to record their Local Government meetings as their English counterparts have."

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Penarth Times

Local Ale on Sale in Penarth .... Brewed in Somerset

So on a lovely sunny morning recently the landlord of the Star Inn in Watchet set sail with CAMRA representatives and local fishermen across the Bristol Channel to Penarth to deliver three barrels from Cotleigh, Exmoor and Quantock breweries.

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