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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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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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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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