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8 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Cardiff community joins together to transform graffiti-ridden wall into stunning mural

Mark Alexander, Bill Taylor-Beales, Luke Rice, Sam Worthington, Helen Bur and Dan Green at the mural in Cranbrook Street, Cathays, Cardiff A gigantic mural now covers what was an "ugly, graffiti-ridden wall" thanks to a transformational art project which came to fruition over the weekend. Residents, artists and councillors joined together for around eight hours a day - from Friday to Sunday - to paint the mural on a 101-metre high wall on Cranbrook Street in Cathays, Cardiff.

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8 hrs ago | IcNetwork

'I tried to move my legs, but I couldn't,' says...

Speaking from his hospital bed, Joshua Davies has opened up on the accident that broke his spine in four places A teenager who was left paralysed after plunging from a 50ft bridge in South Wales has opened up on his ordeal for the first time. In an exclusive interview, speaking from his bed at Cardiff's University Hospital of Wales, the 18-year-old told us: "The last thing I remember is a stone hitting my foot and then I slipped and fell."

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11 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Battle to save Cardiff's historic Coal Exchange is stepped up

The fight to save one of Wales' most important coal era buildings has stepped up - after the company behind refurbishment plans went into liquidation. Labour MP Stephen Doughty is forming an action group aimed at saving the historic, but long-neglected, Coal Exchange in Cardiff.

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15 hrs ago | BBC News

Appeal over fatal collision near pub

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man who was standing in the road outside a Pontypridd pub was hit by a car. The man died in hospital in Cardiff after the incident involving a blue Audi A3 car outside the Morning Star at 05.55 BST on Thursday.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

IcNetwork

Ava Jones spent 6th birthday in hospital having chemotherapy for cancer

Little Ava Jones, six, was diagnosed with dysgerminoma in May and has now undergone five rounds of chemotherapy. Now her friends and family want to show her some Disneyland magic It was the birthday present that no little girl wants but for Ava Jones spent her sixth birthday having chemotherapy as she bravely battles cancer.

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Jerusalem Post

Cardiff official may go for Hamas 'only fires toy rockets' comment

The Welsh capital's deputy Lord Mayor Ali Ahmed issued an unreserved apology and admitted he is considering resigning over the issue. LONDON The Welsh capital's deputy Lord Mayor Ali Ahmed, who recently said that Hamas was only firing "toy rockets" at Israel, issued an unreserved apology and admitted he is considering resigning over the issue.

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BBC News

Man dies after water rescue attempt

The man, who has not been named, was holidaying on the island with members of his family when the incident occurred. It is believed he went into the water at the north end of the island to bring a log ashore when he got into difficulties.

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IcNetwork

Grieving dad takes on Ty Hafan fundraising challenge in memory of toddler son

Tackling one 52-mile cycling challenge wasn't enough for a team of dedicated fundraisers who decided to complete it twice in memory of a toddler who died of a rare genetic condition. His dad Andrew Evans, from Pontprennau, Cardiff, and his Oscar's Army team cycled from Cardiff to Brecon last Saturday before getting on their bikes again to tackle Ty Hafan's popular Taff Trail cycling challenge which finished in Bute Park, Cardiff.

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IcNetwork

Sunshine Bakery's cakes at one of the previous pop-up events in Cardiff

Ahead of High Street Week, part of the Welsh Government campaign Support Your High Street, we shine the spotlight on Wales' pop-up shops As we approach High Street Week, September 20-27, we're profiling one of the busy hubs tapping into the trend. Kelly Reardon-Brown runs the popular Pop Up Cardiff, which hosts around 20 stalls on the last Sunday of every month on Womanby Street, opposite Cardiff Castle.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

IcNetwork

Drug-dealing gang brought A 120,000 of cannabis to Cardiff from Bristol

The group's operation was stopped as they brought what police believe was at least their 11th stash of the class B drug into South Wales from Bristol. The ringleader for the Cardiff wing of the operation was 29-year-old Adam Tajul from Rennie Street in Cardiff.

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IcNetwork

Pupils seize once in a lifetime opportunity to perform at Disneyland Paris

Musically talented pupils have received a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform at Disneyland Paris after winning a worldwide competition. Aged between six and 11, the youngsters from both Stagecoach Theatre Arts Pontypridd and the Valleys Junior Choir wowed judges at the competition with their combination of Disney classics, modern ballads and pop songs.

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IcNetwork

The essential A to Z of Roald Dahl

It's Roald Dahl Day on Saturday and we're celebrating with a splendiferous A to Z of the Cardiff-born author Roald always seemed like a funny name for a British author to have, but baby Roald was named for polar explorer Roald Amundsen, a national hero in Norway at the time, where Roald's parents were from. It's been said that the family, including Roald's sisters Astri, Alfhild and Else, spoke Norwegian at home, and Roald mentions Norway in many of his books, most notably The Witches, where the main character goes to live with his Norwegian grandmother.

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BBC News

Man accused of flat stabbing murder

Paul Boyle, 38, is accused of fatally stabbing 52-year-old Kenneth McNeill at a flat in the city's Dumbarton Road, Yoker, on 15 May this year. During an appearance at the High Court in Glasgow Mr Boyle denied the charges.

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IcNetwork

Two Cardiff dads-to-be guilty of drugs offences after dealer's...

Conviction of James Oag and Endaf Williams came after police found ecstasy and cocaine in a safe and A 5,000 cash in coat pocket Two dads-to-be appeared in the dock after police found a safe containing drugs in the home of one and A 5,000 of drugs money in the coat of the other. Prosecutor Julian Greenwood said officers were on their way to search Oag's then-home at Poplar Road in Fairwater, Cardiff, in December last year when they saw him driving.

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South Wales Argus

145 jobs could go with closure of Caerleon uni campus

The University of South Wales' board of governors met on Monday and unanimously agreed to close the Caerleon Campus following a consultation of the university's whole estate. They say the decision to end courses at the campus which includes the iconic 100-year-old former Monmouthshire Training College is due to the steady decline of students.

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Penarth Times

Penarth's own Soul Club opens this Saturday

A NEW club will be launched this Saturday, September 13 when Penarth's very own soul club will be open. Penarth Soul Club is brought to you by Penarth residents Shelley Norton and Liam Curtin.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

IcNetwork

Exploring the links between St Gwynno and Welsh runner Guto Nyth Bran

A Cynon Valley author will host an Open Doors event at St Gwynno's Church in Llanwonno, on Saturday afternoon, September 20, to coincide with the unveiling of a Blue Plaque. From 2.30pm Gary Marsh, of Mountain Ash, will be exploring the links between St Gwynno, the 12th Century saint, and the legendary Welsh runner Guto Nyth Bran.

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IcNetwork

Welsh Government Cabinet reshuffle: Leighton Andrews returns to front line of Welsh politics

The First Minister announced a reshuffle of the Welsh Government cabinet, which was described as "the same old tired faces" by the Welsh Conservatives Former Education Minister Leighton Andrews has made a dramatic return to frontline Welsh politics in a surprise Welsh Government reshuffle. The controversial Rhondda Assembly Member was handed the role of leading reform of local government reorganisation and public service reform as the head of a new Public Services ministry.

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IcNetwork

24 cracking Welsh breweries whose beer you should sample as soon as you can

From noisy newcomers like Tiny Rebel to farm-based brewers like Bluestone Brewing, the Welsh beer-brewing scene is lively and well worth raising a glass to The Welsh brewing scene is an ever-expanding hotbed of creativity responsible for producing beers which can hold their own against anything the rest of the UK has to offer. From the well-established Brains and Otley to noisy newcomers like Tiny Rebel, farm-based brewers like Bluestone Brewing and even community projects like Cwrw Ial, here are just some of the best.

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Aberdare Online

Tonypandy school targeted by thieves and vandals

Damage has been caused to a Tonypandy school thanks to thieves who stole lead from the roof, and playground equipment has also been damaged during the summer holidays. Classroom damaged by rainwater.

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