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3 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Controversial plans for 1,000 homes in Old St Mellons to be discussed by planners

Under the plans from Persimmon Homes, a new community of up to 1,020 homes could be built on land adjacent to Old St Mellons in Cardiff Councillor Dianne Rees, stands amongst the fields marked as potential sites for local development planning along Ruperra Close and Bridge road, Old St Mellons, Cardiff Controversial plans for as many as 1,000 homes ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Lack of killer's remorse' adds to grief

THE family of a murdered Trinant father says his killer has shown "no remorse" for what he has done, they have said in a statement.

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10 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Would you take up the chance to grill David Cameron in Westminster or Carwyn Jones in the Senedd?

Ed Miliband's call for a public question time sparks interest in a similar session in the Assembly which would allow voters to put elected leaders on the spot Will members of the public demand the opportunity to challenge the first minister in the Assembly and the prime minister in parliament? Ed Miliband's proposal for members of the public to ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

IcNetwork

Eyesore or misunderstood? Wales' top five 'ugly buildings' - as judged by Nathan Bevan

As the owners of Pembrokeshire's Hobbit house are refused planning permission, we pick some blots on the landscape that were given a green light After a battle for retrospective planning permission as long and drawn-out as Frodo's journey to the top of Mount Doom, the owners of Pembrokeshire's so-called 'Hobbit house' have finally been told they've ... (more)

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Aberdare Online

Church Village Man jailed for racially abusive behaviour at Royal Glamorgan Hospital

A man who was verbally and racially abusive to A&E staff and who started a fire in a toilet has been jailed for 20 weeks following his violent outburst at the A&E department in the Royal Glamorgan Hospital on July 18, 2014.

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IcNetwork

Joan Armatrading heads to Wales during world tour

Iconic singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading has announced a 2014/2015 world tour, which will stop off in Wales for four shows.

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The Independent

Lostprophets members 'would have killed Ian Watkins on the...

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This Is Lancashire

Tears as ex guilty of killing baby

A grieving mother broke down in a flood of tears as a jury convicted her former boyfriend of killing her six-week-old son.

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IcNetwork

Ouch! The Conservatives get personal and try to discredit Miliband...

The Conservatives have launched the digital equivalent of a kick in the shins for Ed Miliband in the latest indication that general election campaign will be highly personal and a bruising experience for many candidates.

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Aberdare assault: Man and two women charged with causing grievously...

A man and two women have been charged following an assault in Aberdare that left a 15-year-old boy in hospital with serious head injuries.

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IcNetwork

Peter Collins: Angling for more important matters

The joys of fishing have so far escaped me, although I am at that reflective time of life when I'm beginning to realise that the real meaning of fishing has little to do with catching fish.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

IcNetwork

Future of RCT leisure centres and swimming pools face day of reckoning

The future of leisure centres and swimming pools in RCT will be put on the line this week after cuts to Rhondda Cynon Taff's leisure service have been reassessed.

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IcNetwork

Rhondda Talking Newspaper in hunt for volunteers as driving-force member set to retire

A small organisation of volunteers which works tirelessly each week to tell Rhondda news stories to blind and visually impaired residents is seeking help to secure its future.

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IcNetwork

Labour holds Aberaman North seat as Sheryl Evans emerges victorious in by-election

Labour has held the Aberaman North ward seat after candidate Sheryl Evans emerged victorious from last Thursday's by-election.

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IcNetwork

Who could do this? Young cat is shot with a pellet for the second time in six weeks

Young moggy Skye was rushed to the vets after her owners found a pellet wound in her left side - the most recent incident in a spate of shootings in the Llantwit Fardre area.

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Aberdare Online

Celebrity Chefs At Ponty's Big Welsh Bite

The two-day event on August 2-3 looks set to take over Ynysangharad War Memorial Park in Pontypridd, showcasing mouth-watering products from around Wales.

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IcNetwork

Family of murdered Joanna Michael launch negligence claim against police

Joanna Michael, from St Mellons, was stabbed to death - she made two desperate calls to the emergency service before being murdered The family of a young mum who was stabbed to death after police failed to respond to her 999 calls for help have launched a negligence claim against the officers involved.

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IcNetwork

There is light at the end of the tunnel for the Cardiff commercial...

Cardiff Business Council, the Welsh Assembly Government and Cardiff Council must work together to attract sizeable tenants for buildings now being constructed, according to associate director with DTZ Chris Terry The Cardiff city centre office market is showing clear signs of improvement after a number of years of limited development and letting ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

IcNetwork

Llantwit Fardre teenagers volunteer their time at the Royal Welsh Show

Two teenagers from the South Wales valleys have spent a week in the great outdoors by volunteering at the Royal Welsh Show - meeting the Prime Minister in the process.

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BBC News

Fire rips through former school

Crews from Abercynon, Aberdare, Pontypridd and Treharris were sent to the disused Abertaf Primary School in Aberycnon at 00:45 BST on Sunday.

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