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Family fight autistic girl's move

A Swansea family are fighting a health board's decision to transfer their 20-year-old autistic daughter to a specialist unit in Brighton.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Major A 85m tidal lagoon for Swansea Bay wins public support

The planned A 85m Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project was widely praised in a planning hearing - although Swansea University raised concerns Plans for an A 85m electricity generating tidal lagoon near Swansea Docks were widely praised at a public planning hearing into the project at the city's Brangwyn Hall.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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Historic house to be sold off to make way for university expansion

A landmark historical house in Swansea is being sold off as Swansea University presses ahead with its multi-million pound waterfront Bay Campus expansion project along the city's Fabian Way.

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The park which helped launch the career of some of Wales'...

Parc Llewellyn has won green flag status... it was the place where such players as John Charles and Ivor Allchurch learned their footballing skills A park where Welsh football legends such as John Charles and Ivor Allchurch practised as children has won prestigious Green Flag status for the first time.

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The crowd watching Dolly Parton performing on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival

With dozens of camper vans turning up at this remote site for the weekend, it was like a mini Glastonbury The crowds weren't as big as this Glastonbury turnout but the Green Valley Blues Festival was like a mini version of the world famous event While good weather is no guarantee of success for a music festival it is a definite enhancement ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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Multi-million pound expansion will see fast growing Trojan Electronics create 138 jobs in Swansea

ALMOST 140 jobs are to be created in Swansea by a fast growing firm which is investing A 1m in the business.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

BBC News

Four people rescued from sandbank

Two adults and two children had to be rescued after getting stuck on a sandbank off the coast of Llanelli.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

South Wales Guardian

The crunch meeting is now set for Thursday, February 27.

FAILING to identify the driver of a vehicle thought to have committed an offence has cost an Amman Valley man A 165, with six licence points.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

BBC News

'Genuine cases' refused blue badges

People with genuine disabilities are being refused blue badges for parking following a crackdown to prevent abuse of the system, an AM has claimed.

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Why 13 is the lucky number as Mike Bartlett drama premiered in Wales

Director Catherine Paskell reveals why she's staging the Welsh premiere of 13 at Cardiff's Chapter Arts Centre with a group of emerging actors Last autumn I first worked with the Third Year Acting students of Gorseinon, Gower College in Swansea on their drama school audition monologues.

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Flooding concerns voiced over Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project

Responding to the UK Planning Inspectorate's examination of the project - which is the first of its kind in the world - Wales' environment body Natural Resources Wales said it did not consider a number environmental issues had been "adequately assessed".

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Six-year-old boy struck by car in hit-and-run accident in Swansea

A six-year-old boy was taken to hospital after being struck by a car during a hit-and-run accident in Swansea.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Health Board hails new era of GP services

NEW DAWN: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board has awarded the contract to provide GP services to the upper Amman and Swansea Valleys to the Amman Tawe Partnership.

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National Eisteddfod 2014: Getting to the Carmarthenshire Eisteddfod by rail and bus

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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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Former Elstree pupil celebrates success after graduation and first job offer

Swansea University engineering student Clare Cooper, who attended Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls in Elstree, has graduated with a First Class MEng Honours degree in Product Design Engineering.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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Woman accused of killing 51-year-old with knife concealed in bra pleads guilty to manslaughter

Murder charge against 24-year-old Katie Ann Jenkins dropped after she pleads guilty to manslaughter at Swansea Crown Court A young woman who said she stabbed a middle-aged man with a knife concealed in her bra amid fears she would be sexually assaulted has admitted manslaughter.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Swansea graduation ceremonies: 9 great places to dine out

And whether it's a family dinner to celebrate the culmination of years of hard work, or a bit of grub with university friends, here are 9 great restaurants and cafes in Swansea where you can celebrate that special day.

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NHS board slammed over baby deaths

Five-day-old Hope Erin Evans and another child - referred to as Baby A1 - died after contracting a particularly deadly and antibiotic-resistant strain of the bacteria called ESBL.

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BBC News

Hospital death data 'not meaningful'

Data used to provide hospital death rates in Wales can be misleading and does not accurately show the quality of care, a review has found.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

BBC News

Shoplifting store hotspots revealed

Asda in Wrexham recorded the highest level of shoplifting of any store in Wales over the past three years with 350 offences, BBC Wales found.

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