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13 min ago | 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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13 min ago | 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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13 min ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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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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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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150 people attended a meeting at Whitchurch Community Centre over the village's Post Office

There was standing room only as 150 people turned out to protest against plans to move the Whitchurch Village Post Office.

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'Betrayal': Residents blast the scaled-back design of...

Residents have hit out at plans to reduce the size of a new leisure facility in Cardiff, describing it as a "betrayal" to what was originally promised.

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Cleaning up a community and its fears

A small army of PCSOs and police officers descended on Cwmaman this week aiming to brighten up the village and encourage residents to feel safe.

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End of an era as three primary schools close their doors

Three primary schools in Rhondda and Pontypridd shut their doors last week for the final time bringing to an end hundreds of years of education.

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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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