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5 amazing pieces of art at a gallery near you this weekend
This colourful painting of The Old Pumping Station is one of a wide selection on show at Penarth Pier Pavilion as part of the retrospective by Aneurin Morgan Thomas.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Revealed: New 4.4m emergency department at Wales' largest hospital is officially unveiled
The new unit at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff features a new reception, extra resuscitation bays and improved access for ambulances The University Hospital of Wales unit, which sees more than 135,000 patients every year, includes a new reception and waiting area, six adult resuscitation bays and a paediatric resuscitation bay with ... (more)
Police net 50kg of cannabis with a street value of A 250k in raids in Cardiff
Officers raided homes in Fairwater, Canton, Llanishen, Llanedeyrn and Rumney on Wednesday and seized more than 50kg of cannabis with a value of about A 250,000 and A 120,000 in cash.
Is this the best yarnbomb ever? Famous Cardiff statue gets guerrilla knitter treatment
If you go down to the bay today you may not believe your eyes, the trio of statues on Mermaid Quay have been given a summery makeover and acquired a whole new wardrobe.
Glasgow has got A 500m from the UK Government but Nick Clegg has...
Glasgow has got A 500m from the UK Government but Nick Clegg has received no bids for a similar 'city deal' for Wales Commonwealth Games host-city Glasgow has won the promise of millions through a funding deal some want to see for Wales No applications from Wales have been received for the type of "city deal" which has resulted in the UK Government ... (more)
Should Wales be home to an underground store for the country's radioactive waste?
There are plans to build a new Wylfa nuclear power station but Britain faces the challenge of storing radioactive waste.
a Barry man has been cleared of attempted murder by a jury at Cardiff Crown Court.
The jury concluded that Gary Pincott, 56, of Holton Road, had in fact been trying to protect Leanne Ware who was pulled out of the River Taff lifeless last February having been thrown in during an argument with boyfriend Martin Edwards.
Penarth councillor says Vale Council 'must say where it stand on re-organisation'
A PENARTH councillor has raised concerns about the the impact on education, rubbish collection and library provision if the Vale of Glamorgan Council merged with Cardiff Council.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Voices of the factory floor: The forgotten workers who pioneered equal rights for women in Wales
Inspired by their sisters at Dagenham Ford who had taken strike action to win equal pay, the women of the Hoover factory in Merthyr Tydfil in 1970 decided to ask for the same.
Law firm close to signing up as premiere tenant at Capital Square's first office scheme
Artist impression of the 135,000 sq ft scheme office at the Capital Square development in the centre of Cardiff.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
150 people attended a meeting at Whitchurch Community Centre over the village's Post Office
There was standing room only as 150 people turned out to protest against plans to move the Whitchurch Village Post Office.
Fancy running your library? AMs warn community-run libraries are likely to be reality as cuts bite
Report from the Communities, Equality and Local Government committee says libraries should look to share facilities with other authority services Responsibility for managing libraries in Wales is likely to increasingly fall on communities as English-style cuts to council budgets bite, an Assembly committee has warned.
'Betrayal': Residents blast the scaled-back design of...
Residents have hit out at plans to reduce the size of a new leisure facility in Cardiff, describing it as a "betrayal" to what was originally promised.
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)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
'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.
'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".
'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.
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.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
'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)