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5 hrs ago | Aberdare Online

'Homing Bird' takes flight in the Rhondda

People from across South Wales gained invaluable experience of film-making when production started in Rhondda Cynon Taf this month on a short film created through a unique training scheme.

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9 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Christmas party venues in Cardiff: 13 of the best places to enjoy the festive season

You might be planning an office party or a smaller shindig, but whatever it is take a look at our guide to some of the best Christmas party venues in Cardiff for 2014 If you're after some inspiration, we've put together a list of 10 Christmas party venues in Cardiff to help you on your way.

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Related Topix: Cardiff County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales

13 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Young Welsh Muslim peace campaigners outline their plans to stop extremism

The youth wing of the Welsh Ahmadiyya Muslim Community say more must be done to encourage young Muslims to take part in British life Rohil Sadat Sabah Shakoor and Haris Malik from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Wales, a peaceful caliphate which teaches to prevent young Muslims from becoming extreme Jihadis Young Welsh Muslims campaigning for ... (more)

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18 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Cardiff turned into 'prison' for Nato conference next week

Lockdown in Cardiff: City turned into high security 'prison' with 10 miles of fencing dubbed 'ring of steel' ahead of Nato conference next week More than 9,000 officers from across the UK have been drafted in to police event and traffic disruptions are likely The total cost for security is not yet known and is expected to be published after the ... (more)

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22 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Live: Wales breaking news, Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Join reporter Cathy Owen and the rest of the team from 7am till late for the latest traffic, sport, entertainment and breaking news updates.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Penarth Times

The Pilot in Penarth hosts Bank Holiday American Beer Festival

THE Pilot in Penarth has announced an American Beer Festival in collaboration with Hang Fire Smokehouse to be held over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Vale Mayor awards dedicated volunteers

DEDICATED: the volunteers who were nominated for the WCVA year of the volunteer award, Millennium Volunteers and the Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan.

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Aberdare Online

Labour Minister creating more jobs for Labour boys

Education Minister Huw Lewis this week announced that he is appointing another member to the recovery board which is overseeing education in Blaenau Gwent.

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IcNetwork

Jury discharged in trial of man accused of rape after failing to reach a verdict

They unanimously cleared Rhys Deguara, 25, of Drybrook Close, St Mellons in Cardiff, of a charge of assault by penetration but told a judge they could not return a verdict, even by a 10 to two majority on the rape charge.

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IcNetwork

Nato Summit 2014: Blind minister given lift in her own bus to salon...

When Reverend Doris Ferdinand heard world leaders like US President Barack Obama were coming to South Wales she wasn't banking on it interfering with her monthly massage.

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IcNetwork

RCT centre of excellence for badminton 'could fold'

A badminton centre of excellence in Rhondda Cynon Taff has warned of the "very real" threat it could fold when changes to leisure centre opening hours are implemented.

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IcNetwork

Meet the Cardiff mum who took her GSCE maths with her daughter

And getting an A grade is not the only thing mum-of-three, Caroline Read has achieved recently, finds Abbie Wightwick Leaving school aged 16 with no qualifications and a newborn baby, Caroline Read never thought she would one day sit GCSEs - with her daughter.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Straits Times

A newfangled war

A new form of warfare is emerging, one that transcends the need to commit men and machinery to the battlefield, but which has just as much impact.

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Romsey Advertiser

160k join property millionaire club

More than 160,000 new property millionaires have been created over the last year in Britain as the housing market recovery has taken off, according to a website.

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IcNetwork

Guitarist and blues legend Cal Newman dies aged 69

Cal Newman, who was brought from Birmingham to Wales as a baby after being abandoned at birth, lost his short battle with cancer on August 12. Despite living an unsettled early life, he found his calling at the age of eight when he first experienced blues music and taught himself to sing and play guitar.

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IcNetwork

Celebration time for Rhondda schools on GCSE day

The results, ranked as the highest in the 18-year history of the county borough, saw 94.5% of pupils attaining five A* to G grades The results, ranked as the highest in the 18-year history of county borough as a whole, saw 94.5% of pupils attaining five A* to G grades, 82.4% of students attaining five A* to Cs, and 50.6% of pupils attaining five A* ... (more)

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Artist shows off beauty of the Rhondda

A talented Rhondda artist who creates pictures inspired by the valley's scenery will exhibit his work next month for four weeks.

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IcNetwork

Cynon Valley slimmers in 'wet nominate' fundraiser for Owen Williams

The former Aberdare RFC player is recovering from the significant spinal cord injury he suffered in Singapore playing for Cardiff Blues Cynon Valley slimmers have taken part in the "wet nominate" challenge as they hope to raise more than A 1,000 for injured Aberdare rugby player Owen Williams.

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IcNetwork

Richard Attenborough dead: Steven Spielberg leads tributes to giant of British film industry

Lord Attenborough was called a 'titan of British cinema' and his death was described as 'a sad day for the film world' BAFTA described its former president as a "titan of British cinema" who set an example of "industry, skill and compassion".

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IcNetwork

Cardiff motorcyclists raise A 700 after being inspired by the story...

Thomas Rees Worth, of Penrhiwceiber near Mountain Ash, has a very rare tissue cancer which affects fewer than 60 children each year Motorcycle enthusiasts have raised A 700 for charity after being inspired by the story of a two-year-old boy from the Cynon Valley who has a very rare tissue cancer.

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