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2 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Stunning paintings capture Cardiff in a whole new light

Penarth artist Sheridan Ward's unveils her new exhibition at Fountain Fine Art in Cardiff. Jenny White profiles the work of the artist Unlike many painters, Sheridan Ward is not fussy when it comes to subject matter.

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4 hrs ago | Newsday

Arrest and drugs seized in raid

A 38-year-old man has been arrested for conspiracy to supply Class A drugs after a raid on a Cardiff house. Drugs and A 10,000 in cash were seized by police after a morning search of a house on Pen-y-Wain Road, Roath.

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4 hrs ago | IcNetwork

How is Wales recovering from the recession? Surprise figures suggest...

Figures of the number of people claiming Job Seeker's Allowance show Rhondda's economy has made the 'strongest recovery' The Royal Mint in Llantrisant, which has been cited as one of the possible reasons behind RCT's strong economic recovery It wouldn't be the first place to spring to mind if you were asked to guess which part of the country was setting the pace for recovery in Wales. But based on figures showing the extent of the reduction in those claiming Job Seeker's Allowance and the numbers working in skilled trades, Rhondda's economy has made the strongest recovery.

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5 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Rhiwbina flood defence scheme construction phase gets underway

Caedelyn Park, Rhiwbina, Cardiff. Construction work has started at the park as part of a flood defence scheme for homes in the Rhiwbina area The defence will comprise mostly of low walls alongside the brooks in a number of locations in Rhiwbina from Pen y Dre through to Wenallt Road and Heol Uchaf.

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5 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Scottish independence referendum: Welsh Secretary indicates move to...

Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb has signalled the UK Government could move quickly to review restrictions proposed for income tax-varying powers for Wales, saying a move to look at income tax powers could come "sooner, rather than later". Speaking while campaigning with the pro-Union Better Together movement in East Renfrewshire on the outskirts of Glasgow, Mr Crabb said there was a "strong case" for reviewing the so-called lockstep on proposed income tax-varying powers, which would restrict the Welsh Government to moving all three tax bands in unison - rather than individually.

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8 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Counter terrorism police raid house in Cardiff as part of ongoing investigation

Officers from the North West Counter Terrorism Unit and the Wales Extremism and Counter Terrorism Unit have searched a property in Cathays today. During the search a number of items were seized by officers.

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12 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Full breaking news live blog

Join Breaking News Editor Alicia Melville-Smith and the rest of the team from 7am till late for the latest traffic, sport, entertainment and breaking news updates. From the region's roads to the latest on the railways, buses and the weather, we are here to keep you up to date with everything you need to know.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

IcNetwork

Derelict play area becomes a community garden...and is so successful...

More than two dozen families in the Vale of Glamorgan are benefiting from extra healthy food thanks to pioneering project A derelict play area transformed into a blooming community garden is thriving to such an extent its healthy homegrown fruit and veg is being distributed to local foodbanks. Extra produce harvested from the Nightingale Community Garden is being distributed to three food banks - two in Barry and one in Dinas Powys.

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Aberdare Online

Black History Month Wales Remembers WWl

Black History Association Wales, in partnership with the African Community Centre, is pleased to announce an exciting and thought provoking programme of events and workshops that will take place across Wales from September to November, many of which are connected to the World War One Centenary. The Black History Month Wales 2014 Steering Committee have chosen together to deliver a programme of activities with '1914 - 1919' at its core, bringing to life the untold history and shared experience of Wales' black communities during this period, inspired by a visit to the RAF Museums' 'Pilots of the Caribbean' exhibition and the Merchant Navy Seamen's Memorial in London.

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Penarth Times

Saving Sully action group continue campaign with public meeting and quiz night

The action group has been campaigning against housing proposals in the Vale of Glamorgan Council 's Draft Local Development Plan , plans for 350 houses to be built on land south of Cog Road, and the siting of a permanent traveller site at the former recycling site on Hayes Road. The quiz night will be held at at the Old School Hall in Sully on Friday, September 26, from 7.30pm onwards.

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IcNetwork

Gareth Thomas set to have a ball after launch of Cinderella at Cardiff's New Theatre

Gareth 'Alfie' Thomas, Lee Mead and Linda Lusardi will be entertaining audiences over the festive period in the Welsh capital The cast of Cinderella includes : Andy Jones ; Linda Lusardi ; Lee Mead ; Holly Bluett ; and Gareth Thomas . This year's pantomime at the city centre venue will feature familiar faces including former Welsh rugby international Gareth "Alfie" Thomas, playing Dandini .

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IcNetwork

'Bring back Knap Lido': Petition with 8,000 names calls for ...

The Knap Lido in Barry, which opened on May 1, 1926, was one of the largest open-air swimming pools in Britain. Campaigners will march from the site of the former lido to the Vale of Glamorgan council offices in the centre of Barry on September 24 to present their petitions to council leaders.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Appeal for return of jewellery stolen from home in Rhoose

SOUTH Wales Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary that occurred on Fonmon Road, Rhoose, on Tuesday, August 26 between 9.40am and 1.15pm. Thieves broke into the home by forcing the rear conservatory patio doors and stole precious jewellery worth thousands of pounds.

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EUobserver

[Opinion] The road ahead for an independent Scotland

The 'Yes' campaign had narrowed the gap and last week's polls have forced London and the British establishment to take evasive action. Some have called on Queen Elisabeth II, on holiday at her Scottish estate, to make a statement in support of maintaining the Union.

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IcNetwork

Disabled teen's special wheelchair still not fixed... 12 weeks after it was first sent away

Nikita Greedy, 13, who suffers from cerebral palsy, has made strides since she started at St Illtyd's Catholic High School, in Rumney, Cardiff Mum, Jennifer Greedy with daughter Nikita, who goes to St Illtyds catholic school, Cardiff. Nikita has cerebral palsy, and has a specialised chair at school which needs to be repaired and they have been waiting over 12 weeks for it to be done.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

IcNetwork

A cancer sufferer turned his garage into "mini cannabis factory" to help with symptoms

A cancer sufferer turned his garage into a "mini cannabis factory" to grow the drug which he said helped ease the symptoms of his condition. Andrew Thomas, 46, had never been convicted of a criminal offence before he found himself in front of a judge at Cardiff Crown Court.

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IcNetwork

Nurse: 'I have lived before - as a Native American Indian called Arion'

Living in Splott at the time the 52-year-old remembers looking at the ships, marvelling at their size and how they were made of steel - when he believed boats to be built from wood. "I only found out later that most children can't recall much from before their fifth birthday, but I was amazed that these boats were black and they floated," he explains.

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IcNetwork

Man denies dangerous driving following 'serious' road collision in Cardiff

A 37-year-old man has appeared in court following a collision in Cowbridge Road West which saw a woman and two children injured Leighton O'Dare, 37, from Pethybridge Road in the Ely area of the city, appeared at Cardiff Magistrates' Court on Monday. Two boys and a woman were airlifted to hospital following a collision close to the Forge Care Centre at around 3.15pm.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Ten arrested following CCTV monitoring

The Vale of Glamorgan Council 's CCTV team contacted police a total of 45 times during the week ending Sunday, September 14. On Thursday, September 11 one person was arrested on St Paul's Avenue for theft and being wanted on a warrant, and one person was arrested on Barry Waterfront for criminal damage. On Friday, September 12 one person was arrested on Holton Road for threatening behaviour and possession of an offensive weapon.

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IcNetwork

Yvonne Jones' style file: Cwtch up this autumn with a real fire

Nothing beats a real fire for creating warmth and welcome. A crackling blaze, the smell of wood smoke, the cosy ambience - all create an evocative picture of domestic bliss! The room pictured is a perfect illustration of how less is more.

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