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Port Talbot Historical Society set to celebrate 60 years
Port Talbot Historical Society was founded on May 4, 1954 and is still going strong - but needs more members of the younger generation.
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Questions raised over Afan Lido delay
Planning permission for the A 13.4 million sports centre was granted in November with work due to take place in the new year.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Delay new GSCEs, exam head says
The WJEC, which sets the exams, said it was responding to requests from the Welsh government to put more emphasis on accuracy Gareth Pierce's comments follow complaints about "unexpectedly low" grades for new GCSE English language exams taken by pupils in January.
Respiratory disease drug company Verona Pharma relocating to Wales
Jonathan Edwards said he found it 'difficult to understand how someone who does not consider themselves to be Welsh can be captain of the national rugby side' The Nigel Owens interview...A remarkable journey from the brink of suicide to becoming 'the best referee in the world' The Welsh referee talks about an eventful career that sees him take ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
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Ruby Wax is still a gem
COMEDIAN Ruby Wax is set to bring her new show - Sane New World - to the Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Five firms in Russia trade mission
Aber Instruments, Aberystwyth, Licentia Group and myPinPad from Cardiff Bay, Weartech International, Port Talbot and Teddington Engineered Solutions, Llanelli will be represented in Moscow.
Miracle steelworker reunited with lifesaving paramedics after factory accident
The report also calls for more Assembly Members, a move to a Scottish-style model of devolution and more powers over larger energy projects Writer, performer and broadcaster Gwenno has penned a St David's Day Anthem - now it's her dream to get every school in Wales to sing it each March 1 A steelworker who defied doctors and made a miracle recovery ... (more)
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Thousands turn out on St David's Day to cheer army medics in homecoming parade
The parade through Risca saw 26 members of the unit receive their Afghanistan Operational Service Medal, with a total of 78 service personnel on the march More than a thousand people turned out in the bright St David's Day sunshine to cheer army medics from the 203 Field Hospital as they marched through the streets of Risca for a homecoming parade ... (more)
Tue Feb 25, 2014
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Childcare cash joy for parents in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot
New money is available for councils to assist families who wish to access childcare before and after the end of the school day.
Inspectors to examine Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards for human rights breaches
Inspectors are to conduct a national review into the use of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards in Wales over concerns that significant local variations in caseloads entail a 'neglect of human rights'.
A 360,000 grant to regenerate town
Glynneath town square will be revamped, with the town centre made more accessible and a car park will also be bought and improved.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Matilda's Blanket offers solution to insulating solid walled houses
Inspired by his five-year-old daughter entrepreneur David Evans set up an energy conservation company called Matilda's Planet, Robert Llewellyn Jones writes David Evans, founder of energy conservation business Matilda's Planet which has developed a solution to the problem of insulating solid walled buildings David Evans, founder and managing ... (more)
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Jeff Jones on Investing in long term regeneration
England will be out for revenge, says Dallaglio, but Wales and Gatland will fancy their chances after getting their campaign back on track against France Eco2 has made a strategic decision to turn its attention to overseas markets with the appointment last month of an international business development officer based in Madrid Recently the Assembly ... (more)
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Robin Turner: Why Swansea's Air Defence Monument is worth a visit
Earlier this week during a break in the February rain, I looked out over a sparkling Swansea Bay, Mumbles boats like Saxon Lady, Loopey and Antelope basking in the morning sun behind me, the giant Meridian Quay tower seeming to shimmer in the blue waters ahead.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Mobile phone scam seven sentenced
Seven people were yesterday given prison sentences totalling more than 15 years for their part in a A 300,000 UK-wide fraud targeting thousands of mobile telephone customers.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
School strike 'singled out' claim
A Powys high school claims it is being singled out by a teaching union whose members there are set to strike in a row over pay.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
It's time for bold reinvention of Wales, says actor Michael Sheen
Laudrup held a press conference in London where he revealed he was sacked via email hours after a face-to-face meeting with club bosses With Pinewood's involvement with Star Wars Episode VII and the new studios to be built outside Cardiff, could the biggest franchise in the world find a home in South Wales? Actor Michael Sheen leads national ... (more)
Ex-Cardiff City chief executive Alan Whiteley sees fraud charges against him dropped
David Hurst 130212 Official opening of the Cardiff City Youth Academy Pavillion at The University of Glamorgan training ground, Treforest Alan Whiteley, Chief executive Cardiff City FC Mr Whiteley, of Bridgend, resigned in January last year after being charged with conspiracy to commit fraud in relation to the sale of four open-cast mining sites in ... (more)
Mon Feb 17, 2014
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Glynneath set to get new lease of life as regeneration funding is...
The authority's Upper Neath Valley Regeneration Strategy identifies Glynneath as a key town in the Western Valleys Regeneration Area.
Council shake-up - a new way forward
Carwyn Jones began his monthly news conference on Monday by talking about the James Bond studio Pinewood opening up a new film and TV location in Cardiff.