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5 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Woman who blew her A 200,000 inheritance on caring for horses loses...

Woman who blew her A 200,000 inheritance on caring for horses loses her appeal against her conviction for animal cruelty Lisa Vaughan was ordered to pay out A 5,500 despite being told she had spent all of her inheritance.

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9 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Eyesore or misunderstood? Wales' top five 'ugly buildings' - as judged by Nathan Bevan

As the owners of Pembrokeshire's Hobbit house are refused planning permission, we pick some blots on the landscape that were given a green light After a battle for retrospective planning permission as long and drawn-out as Frodo's journey to the top of Mount Doom, the owners of Pembrokeshire's so-called 'Hobbit house' have finally been told they've ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

Tears as ex guilty of killing baby

A grieving mother broke down in a flood of tears as a jury convicted her former boyfriend of killing her six-week-old son.

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Related Topix: World News, Caerphilly County, Wales, United Kingdom, Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, Cardiff County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales

14 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Julie is bowled over by chance to represent Wales

Julie Thomas with Tony Harris, Chairman of the Welsh Association of Visually Impaired Bowlers and Wales team manager, John Wilson A visually impaired woman is preparing to represent Wales at the UK Singles and Triples Lawn Bowls Competition 2015, writes Sophie Weeks.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Poll reveals opposition to merger plans

A POLL of more than 600 residents in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan has revealed strong opposition to Welsh Government plans for a merger of the two local authorities.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Barry And District News: IMPRESSION: The Hydraulic Pump House

THE Vale Council has announced a multi-million pound scheme to bring Barry Waterfront's grade II Listed Hydraulic Pumphouse back into use.

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IcNetwork

Peter Collins: Angling for more important matters

The joys of fishing have so far escaped me, although I am at that reflective time of life when I'm beginning to realise that the real meaning of fishing has little to do with catching fish.

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IcNetwork

'A lot of people think the South Wales Programme will take away...

'A lot of people think the South Wales Programme will take away this A&E department - but it's not going anywhere' Cwm Taf UHB chairman Dr Chris Jones has high hopes for future at hospital as part of South Wales Programme If nothing changed at The Royal Glamorgan Hospital over the next few years, consultants would be lost, students would not train ... (more)

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IcNetwork

Family of murdered Joanna Michael launch negligence claim against police

Joanna Michael, from St Mellons, was stabbed to death - she made two desperate calls to the emergency service before being murdered The family of a young mum who was stabbed to death after police failed to respond to her 999 calls for help have launched a negligence claim against the officers involved.

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IcNetwork

Three nurses charged with the ill treatment or wilful neglect of patients appear in court

Three nurses charged with the ill treatment or wilful neglect of patients at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend have appeared in court.

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Penarth Times

Rock choir sing on hot sunny day

PENARTH and Cardiff Rock choir gave a blistering performance on Saturday, July 26, at Barry Island Music Festival on a scorching hot day with an appreciative crowd.

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IcNetwork

There is light at the end of the tunnel for the Cardiff commercial...

Cardiff Business Council, the Welsh Assembly Government and Cardiff Council must work together to attract sizeable tenants for buildings now being constructed, according to associate director with DTZ Chris Terry The Cardiff city centre office market is showing clear signs of improvement after a number of years of limited development and letting ... (more)

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IcNetwork

Fracking push gets go-ahead across UK as government opens bidding process

The go-ahead for the expansion of fracking in the UK comes now the bidding process for shale companies seeking licences to explore for oil and gas has opened.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, United Kingdom, Pembrokeshire County, Wales

Sun Jul 27, 2014

IcNetwork

Plaid's fury over 'civic shindigs' at a time of austerity

A Freedom of Information request has revealed that councils in Wales spent A 28,000 on civic dinners in the past three years.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Heartbroken mum reveals her murdered daughter's final words were 'bye mam I love you'

Rebecca Aylward's head was smashed in with a rock by a teenager killer who did it for a free breakfast A heartbroken mother has revealed her teenage daughter's last words before she was brutally beaten to death for a bet - 'Bye mam, I love you'.

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IcNetwork

Hundreds protest in Cardiff against Gaza conflict

Chants of "Free, free Palestine" echoed through the streets of Cardiff from 2.30pm as men, women and children filed through the busy city centre.

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IcNetwork

Rhodri Morgan: 'My favourite Commonwealth Games story is a devolution one... No surprise there'

A few months ago you could foresee a healthy hatful of Commonwealth gold medals being won in Glasgow by Welsh world champions and proven Olympic medallists - real international sports stars like Non Stanford, Helen Jenkins, Fred Evans, Dai Greene and Becky James.

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IcNetwork

Knocked down by a drink-driver and told he may never go to school......

Knocked down by a drink-driver and told he may never go to school... now this 22-year-old is celebrating his first job When he was five, Rhys Nute was hit by a drunk driver and left in a coma, but now, his hard work has paid off and he is achieving his ambitions Getting your first job can be a struggle for anyone, but Rhys Nute has worked harder ... (more)

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IcNetwork

Fiona Withey: CEO of Biotec Services

Bridgend-based Biotec Services International 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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Fri Jul 25, 2014

IcNetwork

Cardiff Bay Beach pulls in the crowds on its first day

The return of the beach at Roald Dahl Plass has been eagerly awaited by many in Cardiff, after 250,000 visited the temporary beach last year.

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