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Former Mr Chippy owner in Pontypridd town centre fined for 'dirty' premises

Noman Rashid admitted ten offences under the Food Hygiene Regulations 2006 at Pontypridd Magistrates' Court and was fined A 500 A former food business operator in Pontypridd town centre who failed to heed official warnings about "dirty" conditions at his premises has been fined.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Peter Collins: Soul of nation's culture in limbo

Listening to the Sunday morning Sport Prom from the Royal Albert Hall, which featured the life-enhancing Soul Limbo by the excellent Booker T and the MGs, I was reminded of why I will never vote Labour again.

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Do you know the topless thief who stole shop's cash while waiting for 1p in change?

Attack-minded manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits his team have to focus on their defensive strategy in their final Austrian tour match against Amkar Perm of Russia Is Wales's tourism budget inadequate when compared to rivals such as Scotland? Well not according to chair of the Welsh Government's Tourism Advisory Board Dan Clayton Jones Chair of ... (more)

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'Bard of Ely' Steve Andrews ties the knot with US wife in Gibraltar

The Bard of Ely, alias Steve Andrews of Mackintosh Place, Cardiff, is pictured with his American partner Melissa Houghton, 32 But self-styled South Wales 'bard' Steve Andrews has tied the knot with the love of his life Melissa Houghton - only for the pair not to be able to return home to Cardiff together due to visa restrictions.

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'All four members of staff have brought dedication to our school ...

'All four members of staff have brought dedication to our school and really been a part of the local community' Cwmclydach Primary School, Rhondda, says emotional farewell to four members of staff who have given 117 years of service to the school A Rhondda primary school said an emotional farewell to four long-standing members of staff who have ... (more)

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Food co-ops growing across the Cynon Valley

More people are being urged to take advantage of the cheap and healthy food being distributed across the Cynon Valley by volunteers.

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Commemoration of the Great War to be held in Pontypridd church

The Rev Peter Lewis stands by the stained glass window which will be the backdrop to the World War I commemoration event An exhibition will be held in Pontypridd next month to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. The event, at St Catherine's Church on Gelliwastad Road, will include exhibits of military items, souvenirs and ... (more)

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Picture reveals 'huge' progress on restoration of...

South Wales businesses invited to learn about sub-contracting opportunities as it is hoped restoration will be ready for summer 2015 "Huge" progress on the restoration of Pontypridd's famous Lido has been revealed in the week local businesses were invited to learn about sub-contracting opportunities at the site.

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'She had a real zest for life': Tributes paid to 36-year-old killed in A470 crash

Joanne Smart from Cardiff was killed on Sunday morning when her car crashed between Nantgarw and the Taffs Well Interchange A driver who died when her car overturned on the A470 has been described as a "very bubbly person" who "always lived life to the full".

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'Nutrition Skills for Life' Programme Wins Bevan Prize for Health and Wellbeing 2014

A training programme to help community workers support people across Wales to eat a healthy diet has won a prestigious UK -wide award for promoting the founding values of the NHS.

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Fund-raising appeal is launched to raise A 30,000 for oldest church in Rhondda

Solskjaer is a big admirer of highly-rated England under-21 centre-back Keane and is determined to add a new defender to his squad before the season begins The story behind the inward investment projects that ensured Wales's best performance on foreign direct investment for nearly a quarter of century Around A 30,000 worth of work needs to be done ... (more)

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Head teacher struck off for helping pupils cheat in their exams

Mr Cameron shortly after 9am, and was given a tour of the showground with First Minister Carwyn Jones and Honorary Show director, Harry Fetherstonhaugh Solskjaer is a big admirer of highly-rated England under-21 centre-back Keane and is determined to add a new defender to his squad before the season begins A head teacher has been struck off for ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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'Scandalously unequal': Museum boss's scathing verdict ...

Solskjaer is a big admirer of highly-rated England under-21 centre-back Keane and is determined to add a new defender to his squad before the season begins The head of Wales' state-funded museum sector has launched an outspoken attack on the coverage of the arts by UK broadcasters, accusing them of a London bias that largely ignores the rest of the ... (more)

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Unions raise concerns over radical plans to merge services across three council areas

Radical proposals to bring together three South Wales councils to create a single service to regulate Trading Standards, environmental health and licensing will come under the spotlight this week.

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Put down your phone and talk to me: Is this Cardiff's answer to Banksy?

Artist Micah Purnell has designed thought-provoking posters which are on show in 70 well-known locations around the capital advertising nothing more than ideas Award-winning artist Micah Purnell has designed thought-provoking posters which are on show in 70 well-known locations around the capital.

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New premises for Aberdare social enterprise after A 69,000 cash boost

'He is heartbroken, please help us find his mother's rings': Family's desperate plea after mum lost cancer battle Sian Chung lost her battle with cancer after a three-year fight.

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Rhondda primary school opens planting patch for green-fingered pupils

Ton Pentre Infants' School received more than A 2,000 in funding from RCT Homes for project, which will see children grow and sell produce A Rhondda primary school has unveiled a new school garden scheme for its young pupils following an investment of more than A 2,000 by RCT Homes.

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Welsh journalist Guto Harri visits Pontypridd secondary school to talk about a job in journalism

Harri, from Cardiff, is the former BBC Chief Political Correspondent and now the director of communications at News UK, and visited Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg last week.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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'I find it very difficult to believe:' Contemporaries of...

Viscount Tonypandy, with the late Princess of Wales, unveil a plaque at the Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, in 1990 Contemporaries of Labour peer Viscount Tonypandy have told of their shock after South Wales Police confirmed they are investigating historic sex allegations made against him involving a young boy who was aged just nine at the ... (more)

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it's the Weekend: Food and drink - Caerleon chef James Sommerin...

IT'S THE WEEKEND: Food and drink - Caerleon chef James Sommerin serves us something special with new "dream" venture HE is the Caerleon chef who served up a Michelin star for the Monmouthshire-based eatery The Crown at Whitebrook, and now James Sommerin has opened his own fine dining restaurant in Penarth.

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