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1 hr ago | Mirror.co.uk

Bride-to-be hoping to pay for wedding - by selling dress made of loom bands

A bride-to-be is hoping to cash in the Rainbow Loom craze, by selling a dress made from the bands to help pay for her wedding.

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5 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Is this the best yarnbomb ever? Famous Cardiff statue gets guerrilla knitter treatment

If you go down to the bay today you may not believe your eyes, the trio of statues on Mermaid Quay have been given a summery makeover and acquired a whole new wardrobe.

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

9 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Police net 50kg of cannabis with a street value of A 250k in raids in Cardiff

Officers raided homes in Fairwater, Canton, Llanishen, Llanedeyrn and Rumney on Wednesday and seized more than 50kg of cannabis with a value of about A 250,000 and A 120,000 in cash.

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

13 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Glasgow has got A 500m from the UK Government but Nick Clegg has...

Glasgow has got A 500m from the UK Government but Nick Clegg has received no bids for a similar 'city deal' for Wales Commonwealth Games host-city Glasgow has won the promise of millions through a funding deal some want to see for Wales No applications from Wales have been received for the type of "city deal" which has resulted in the UK Government ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | IcNetwork

A pet shop with great opportunities

Three new posts have been created by an expanding Rhondda pet shop to offer training to disabled and disadvantaged young people.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Merthyr Tydfil County, Wales, World News, Bridgend County, Wales, Blaenau Gwent County, Wales, Caerphilly County, Wales, Torfaen County, Wales,

17 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Should Wales be home to an underground store for the country's radioactive waste?

There are plans to build a new Wylfa nuclear power station but Britain faces the challenge of storing radioactive waste.

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

19 hrs ago | Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Barry man cleared of attempted murder

The jury concluded that Gary Pincott, 56, of Holton Road, had in fact been trying to protect Leanne Ware who was pulled out of the River Taff lifeless last February having been thrown in during an argument with boyfriend Martin Edwards.

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

22 hrs ago | Penarth Times

Penarth councillor says Vale Council 'must say where it stand on re-organisation'

A PENARTH councillor has raised concerns about the the impact on education, rubbish collection and library provision if the Vale of Glamorgan Council merged with Cardiff Council.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

IcNetwork

Voices of the factory floor: The forgotten workers who pioneered equal rights for women in Wales

Inspired by their sisters at Dagenham Ford who had taken strike action to win equal pay, the women of the Hoover factory in Merthyr Tydfil in 1970 decided to ask for the same.

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

NME

Ian Watkins loses appeal for reduced jail term; judges cite 'shocking depravity' of crimes

An appeal by former Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins to reduce the length of his jail term has been rejected by judges.

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Why you should vote for change

Why is it that Rhondda Cynon Taf Council appears to be doing all it can to upset its Council Tax Payers? Labour controlled RCTC guaranteed to keep open Ponty Park Paddling pool, then do the opposite demolish it and close every other kids paddling pool in RCT just at the right time: the beginning of summer.

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IcNetwork

How much would you pay for this? The loom band dress one bride-to-be...

Dani Hubbard is hoping the dress will help her reach the A 20,000 she wants for her 'outgoing' dream wedding.

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Aberdare Online

Pontypridd's Victoria Bridge Closure

One of Pontypridd's oldest and busiest road bridges will be closed this weekend as a A 1million renovation scheme continues.

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Aberdare Online

Why you should vote for change

Why is it that Rhondda Cynon Taf Council appears to be doing all it can to upset its Council Tax Payers? Labour controlled RCTC guaranteed to keep open Ponty Park Paddling pool, then do the opposite demolish it and close every other kids paddling pool in RCT just at the right time: the beginning of summer.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, United Kingdom

IcNetwork

Ann Clwyd: Veteran Labour MP may stand for Parliament again after all

Veteran Welsh Labour MP and health campaigner Ann Clwyd is considering retracting her decision to stand down at next year's general election, we can reveal.

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Related Topix: Blaenau Gwent County, Wales, United Kingdom, World News

IcNetwork

How much would you pay for this? The loom band dress one bride-to-be...

Dani Hubbard is hoping the dress will help her reach the A 20,000 she wants for her 'outgoing' dream wedding.

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Related Topix: Wedding, United Kingdom

NME

Lostprophets' Ian Watkins to have jail term appeal considered

Lostprophets ' former frontman Ian Watkins is to have his application to appeal the length of his sentence for serious child sex offences considered by a court.

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IcNetwork

Law firm close to signing up as premiere tenant at Capital Square's first office scheme

Artist impression of the 135,000 sq ft scheme office at the Capital Square development in the centre of Cardiff.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Aberdare Online

Abercynon Mining Memorial

The Abercynon Mining Memorial has been reinstated in all its glory and will be re-dedicated at a special ceremony on July 24. Rhondda Cynon Taf Mayor, Cllr John Watts, who himself worked in the coal industry, will officially unveil the new plaque.

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IcNetwork

Fancy running your library? AMs warn community-run libraries are likely to be reality as cuts bite

Report from the Communities, Equality and Local Government committee says libraries should look to share facilities with other authority services Responsibility for managing libraries in Wales is likely to increasingly fall on communities as English-style cuts to council budgets bite, an Assembly committee has warned.

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

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