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8 hrs ago | This is South Wales

Power of the people needed to stop future fracking

PEOPLE power is the only way to stop possible future fracking in Cwmavon and Pontrhydyfen, Neath Port Talbot Council's mayor told residents at a public meeting.

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16 hrs ago | IcNetwork

'I just want to say thank you': Young mum's message to binmen who...

Lucy Walters, 32, was knocked unconscious in the crash but came to to see binmen looking after her young children Three binmen too modest to take a bow have been hailed heroes by a mother-of-two for rapidly coming to her aid after a potentially fatal car crash during the morning nursery run.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Freepressseries.co.uk

a Caldicot woman will compete to be named Miss Wales at an event in Port Talbot this weekend.

Hannah Bowen, 22, will also seek to be named Miss Monmouthshire at the Princess Theatre, along with the county's other nominees, Louisa Fletcher and Paige Morris.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

This is South Wales

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The vote result of 80.5 per cent was announced by the Unison union on Friday - a day before some affected members visited Doncaster to show solidarity to care workers who are suffering the same issues.

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IcNetwork

Dog owners warned over livestock attacks

Dogs were responsible for more than 300 attacks on farm livestock in Wales during the past three years, new figures reveal.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

BBC News

Easter motorbike operation underway

Bikers enjoying the Easter weekend in north Wales are being targeting by a campaign aiming to cut the number that are killed or seriously injured.

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Newsday

Crash death man was 'devoted son'

Steelworker Gareth Davies, 27, from Aberdulais, Neath Port Talbot, was riding in Cadoxton Terrace at about 02:00 BST on Friday.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

IcNetwork

Widow's memories of late husband inspire her to take on charity challenge

Richard, who was 26, actually had cystic fibrosis and needed a daily routine of medication and physio to keep himself healthy and alive.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

This is South Wales

New funds blow will hasten Interplay charity demise

A CHARITY that provides services to 750 disabled children across Swansea and Neath Port Talbot has been dealt a second funding blow in just a few months - and says it will now be forced to close even earlier.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

IcNetwork

Hollywood actor Michael Sheen joins M4 junction clsoure protest

On Good Friday three years ago, Hollywood actor Michael Sheen began a marathon three-day, open-air modern version of a Passion Play in his home town of Port Talbot in which he played a mystical character who inspired those around him.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Mail

The Valleys star Lateysha Grace's video for debut single You Beautiful

Fall from Grace! The Valleys star Lateysha is dealt a knockout blow as she sports boxing gloves and gym shorts in video for debut single You Beautiful She's made a name for herself in the convoluted world of constructed reality television thanks to her feisty, no nonsense attitude in MTV show The Valleys.

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IcNetwork

Where are the best bluebell walks in Wales?

'His legacy of courage and love will live on': Simon Brooks' bereft mum pays poignant tribute to the bullied teen at his funeral A 'bullied' teenage boy who is thought to have taken his own life was laid to rest yesterday at a service attended by hundreds After a day of speculation, Cardiff City have confirmed they believe Crystal Palace broke ... (more)

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IcNetwork

Heritage trail at stadium shows off Scarlet's history

Former X Factor stars Rhydian Roberts and Lucie Jones are set to strike a chord with Welsh rugby fans this Easter Sunday when they perform at Judgement Day II The Co-op's eye-watering losses come as the group is tearing itself apart over controversial reforms to its democratic membership structure Audio-visual specialist Blackbox av has installed a ... (more)

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Newsday

Lifeguards hit the beach for Easter

Nearly 2,000 people got into trouble on Welsh beaches last summer, and this weekend RNLI lifeguards are back on patrol.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

BBC News

Hospital buys A 300k cancer scanners

Diagnosing people with lung cancer will become faster at Swansea's Morriston Hospital after spending A 299,000 on scanning machines, say health bosses.

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This is South Wales

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THE mother of a woman killed by a cross-dressing murderer says she is happy after being told he is unlikely to ever be set free.

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This is South Wales

Fire crew called to Swansea Beach

Fire crews had a busy night attending a spate of grass and rubbish fires, while they also had to deal with a car fire in Neath Road,Bryn, Port Talbot.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

IcNetwork

Rob Brydon's impressions of Anthony Hopkins tickles actor's funnybone

Our video montage shows the dramatic difference four months of repair works have made to the seafront ravaged by some of the worst storms in living memory As she prepares to host a brand-new TV series about our musical heritage, Cerys Matthews assures Karen Price that it is far from a staid history lesson.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

BBC News

Windfarms' "limited" tourism impact

A new report claims onshore windfarms and pylons in Wales have a limited impact on the nation's tourism industry.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Amman Valley councillor's call for speed humps on death road

AN AMMAN Valley councillor has attacked a decision by county council chiefs not to introduce speed humps on a road where a pensioner was mown down and killed in November 2012.

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