Swansea County, Wales News

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Swansea County, Wales News

News on Swansea County, Wales continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

21 hrs ago | BBC News

Sheen's bite-size Dylan project

The voice of the Frost/Nixon and The Queen star will be used for minute-long recordings of some of the poet's and Shakespeare's famous works.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Could pancreatic cancer sufferers in Wales miss out on life-prolonging drug?

There are fears Abraxane will only be made available to a small number of Welsh patients - despite it being free in England Steve Lewis, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in December 2012, is pictured with wife Margaret and daughters Holly and Paige Pancreatic cancer sufferers in Wales will be at a disadvantage to their English counterparts ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Giant blanket brings family some comfort

AS Victoria Stockman was rushed into A&E with burns which would ultimately claim her life last May, her auntie Jane Young was fighting a heart attack on the same ward, by her side.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

BBC News

Policeman who died in WW1 remembered

A former Swansea police constable is being remembered on the 100th anniversary of his death when he was fighting in the Army in World War One.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Bonnie to make her debut at Ireland's Electric Picnic

Swansea singing star Bonnie Tyler, the undisputed queen of the power ballad, will take centre stage at one of the Irish Republic's biggest music festivals later this month.

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'Rumours of a no-confidence vote' in council leader following cabinet axings, AM claims

Two members of the ruling Labour group cabinet on Swansea Council have been dismissed and fellow councillor and AM Peter Black claims the authority is in disarray A senior Liberal Democrat AM who is also a member of Swansea Council claims there are "rumours of a no-confidence vote" in the authority's leader David Phillips following his axing of two ... (more)

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He saved a child and apprehended an 'incorrigible' shoe...

He was the courageous police officer marked out as a likely winner of the Victoria Cross when he went off to war.

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Museums expected to close again with another round of strikes

Three Welsh museums will close early over the weekend as members of the Public and Commercial Services Union go on strike.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Recycling rates hit new highs in Wales - but some councils continue to lag behind

The proportion of waste going to recycling is continuing to creep up towards a legally-binding target that local councils must meet by 2016, official figures suggest.

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Stage and screen legend Sir Ian McKellen joins the stellar cast for...

Hollywood star Sir Ian McKellen is the latest big name to sign up for the "Dylathon" in Swansea this autumn.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

BBC News

Comedy awards shortlist announced

The awards' producer, Nica Burns, said: "For the second year running, reflecting the huge amount of diverse comedy talent at the fringe, the shortlist for the Foster's Best Comedy Show is seven strong.

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Newsday

Police set for A 24m Dalmarnock move

More than 1,000 police officers and civilian staff will move to a new A 24m administrative headquarters in Glasgow's Dalmarnock area next year.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

This is South Wales

Liberty Stadium profits up but there's still no pay-out for...

PROFITS have soared at the company that runs the Liberty Stadium, but questions are being asked why Swansea Council is not receiving a share of them.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

University Business

Baylor College of Medicine joins ecorpStim consortium

Physicians and scientists at Baylor College of Medicine will assist the research team-which includes scientists at neighboring Rice University, Houston, Texas, the Energy Safety Research Institute and Swansea University Swansea, United Kingdom, and University of Grenoble, Grenoble, France - in evaluating and furthering developments in delivery of ... (more)

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This is South Wales

Legal firm adds to team

LAW firm Peter Lynn & Partners has hired Ian Walker , who has formerly worked at Hutchinson Thomas-Neath and fellow Swansea legal practice Smith Llewelyn Partnership.

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Anti-fracking protest at Swansea University causes severe congestion on M4

Traffic has been disrupted this morning on a main artery road through Swansea as anti-fracking campaigners mount a protest.

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South Wales Premier League: Mumbles and Cardiff set for top-of-the-table showdown

Going into this top-of-the-table clash, title holders Mumbles hold a 13-point advantage over the 2011 champions Leaders Mumbles face their biggest test of the season on Saturday when they take on closest challengers Cardiff at The Diamond Ground.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

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Welsh Government agrees 5.5m deal for affordable housing development on Swansea waterfront

The site will be used to build an array of one and two-bedroom homes, as well as 27 four-bedroom family properties The Welsh Government has sold off a site of Swansea Waterfront for a A 5.5m affordable housing development - with building due to start in two years time.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

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The man who sparked the dangerous wet-nominate diving craze admits...

Kyle Lewis leapt off a bridge in Swansea trying to outdo friends who were pouring buckets of water over each other A daredevil diver who claims to have sparked the "wet-nominate" craze for jumping off bridges has revealed his mum has begged him to stop putting his life at risk.

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Meet the ex-army man who's travelling 11,000 miles around the UK ...

After almost 500 days, a top speed of eight mph and two cats in tow, Mark Newton's showing no signs of stopping A former army corporal from Swansea has taken to driving around more than 11,000 miles around the UK on his mobility scooter to raise money for former comrades.

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