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Vale of Glamorgan knitters asked to join The Big Knit 2014

AGE Cymru is calling on nimble-fingered knitters in the Vale of Glamorgan to whip out their wool and needles and create little woolly hats for The Big Knit 2014 and help older people keep warm, safe and well in winter.

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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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H-tech Bridgend firm Biotec Services International to double capacity on the back of strong growth

Bridgend-based Biotec International Services is doubling the size of its temperature controlled packaging and distribution services for clinical trials Biotec Services International, the global provider of temperature controlled packaging and distribution services for clinical trials, is doubling its capacity with the addition of new processing ... (more)

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Barry And District News: CABINET: Councillor Chris Elmore

LABOUR candidate for the Vale of Glamorgan Chris Elmore has slammed the Tory-led UK Government for its incompetence in rolling out the flagship Universal Credit scheme which has cost the taxpayer over A 600m without even being put into operation.

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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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Barry And District News: SELFIE: Artist Richard O'Connell

He will guide those who want to have a go but is also offering to draw free portraits of those who prefer to sit for the professional.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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'Scandalously unequal': Museum boss's scathing verdict ...

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 head of Wales' state-funded museum sector has launched an outspoken attack on the coverage of the arts by UK broadcasters, accusing them of a London bias that largely ignores the rest of the ... (more)

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Unions raise concerns over radical plans to merge services across three council areas

Radical proposals to bring together three South Wales councils to create a single service to regulate Trading Standards, environmental health and licensing will come under the spotlight this week.

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Put down your phone and talk to me: Is this Cardiff's answer to Banksy?

Artist Micah Purnell has designed thought-provoking posters which are on show in 70 well-known locations around the capital advertising nothing more than ideas Award-winning artist Micah Purnell has designed thought-provoking posters which are on show in 70 well-known locations around the capital.

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Welsh journalist Guto Harri visits Pontypridd secondary school to talk about a job in journalism

Harri, from Cardiff, is the former BBC Chief Political Correspondent and now the director of communications at News UK, and visited Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg last week.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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'I find it very difficult to believe:' Contemporaries of...

Viscount Tonypandy, with the late Princess of Wales, unveil a plaque at the Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, in 1990 Contemporaries of Labour peer Viscount Tonypandy have told of their shock after South Wales Police confirmed they are investigating historic sex allegations made against him involving a young boy who was aged just nine at the ... (more)

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South Wales Argus

it's the Weekend: Food and drink - Caerleon chef James Sommerin...

IT'S THE WEEKEND: Food and drink - Caerleon chef James Sommerin serves us something special with new "dream" venture HE is the Caerleon chef who served up a Michelin star for the Monmouthshire-based eatery The Crown at Whitebrook, and now James Sommerin has opened his own fine dining restaurant in Penarth.

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'Why I ran the Race for Life..': 15 women on their reasons for running 10k

Alleged victim was aged just nine at the time but is now a man aged 55 - case has also been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission Cardiff City's pre-season hits top gear today as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men play back to back matches at the SVK Arena in Austria.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Business community give their backing to ambitious plans to transform Cardiff Central Station

Torrential downpours are forecast to hit Wales on Friday night and Saturday, leading the Met Office to issue an amber weather warning A week on from a war of words erupting between the WRU and regions, it would appear relations have improved somewhat and that some fresh progress has been made As well as the enduring characters that have made Doctor ... (more)

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Plan to tackle rising dementia numbers launched

THE launch of a three year plan to tackle dementia in the Vale of Glamorgan has been welcomed by Assembly Member Andrew RT Davies.

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Itty-bitty tapas recipes from Welsh Restaurant of the Year

In our daily Paper Talk round-up, we have a look at which of the big clubs are chasing our top players today.

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Penarth Times

Vale of Glamorgan knitters asked to join The Big Knit 2014

AGE Cymru is calling on nimble-fingered knitters in the Vale of Glamorgan to whip out their wool and needles and create little woolly hats for The Big Knit 2014 and help older people keep warm, safe and well in winter.

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