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5 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Traffic-busting scheme aimed at cutting M4 congestion to begin next month

A scheme aimed at easing congestion on a stretch of the M4 at Port Talbot at peak times will start next month - though the project has been scaled down after complaints from traders in the steel town.

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9 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

Health Board hails new era of GP services

NEW DAWN: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board has awarded the contract to provide GP services to the upper Amman and Swansea Valleys to the Amman Tawe Partnership.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

IcNetwork

National Eisteddfod 2014: Getting to the Carmarthenshire Eisteddfod by rail and bus

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)

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IcNetwork

Michael Sheen's Masters of Sex to return to UK screens next month

Series two of the drama which stars Port Talbot-born Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, will air on More4 in August Starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, the show shines a light on the professional and personal lives of Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson, and continues to follow their pioneering study into the physiological aspect of human sexual ... (more)

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Britain's Got Talent finalists announce Reading CD signing

Rapper Leondre Devries, 13, and singer Charlie Lenehan, 15, will be at HMV in The Oracle on Friday, August 1, from 12.30pm.

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IcNetwork

Anthony Hopkins to star in re-make of sci-fi movie Westworld

The Hollywood actor is said to have been offered the role of Dr Ford in the new version of the '70s classic Hollywood veteran Sir Anthony Hopkins is being lined up for a leading role in a re-make of the classic 1970s sci-fi movie Westworld about a cowboy theme park in which rebellious robots start attacking the guests.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

IcNetwork

Chinese high definition TV firm tunes into Wales with the opening of...

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 Chinese hi-tech TV firm Tongfang said it will create 70 jobs at its new operation in Port Talbot by later this year One of China's largest TV manufacturers Tongfang has opened its European ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Western Telegraph

THE inquest into the death of a 14-year-old girl who died while in...

THE inquest into the death of a 14-year-old girl who died while in the care of Pembrokeshire County Council in 2012 will no longer be held in the county, after Her Majesty's coroner 'relinquished jurisdiction'.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Head teacher retires from school life

A BARRY head teacher will bid a fond farewell to his school having 'loved every minute' of his 10 years at the helm.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Advisers hit the road to help launch new recycling service

The 'Recycle+' system is part of the Council's work to increase recycling rates in the borough, to help hit the Welsh Government's strict statutory targets for recycling and composting.

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IcNetwork

Man, 49, sentenced to 24 weeks in prison for causing death of pedestrian in Port Talbot

There has been a belief in Welsh rugby for some time that Warren Gatland considers big as beautiful when it comes to Test selection.

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BBC News

Hospital death data 'not meaningful'

Data used to provide hospital death rates in Wales can be misleading and does not accurately show the quality of care, a review has found.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

South Wales Guardian

Boards hit out at 'unhelpful' GP services speculation

DOCTOR ON CALL: Health boards serving the Amman Valley have hit back at speculation of a 'super practice' in the area.

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IcNetwork

Tory leader Andrew RT Davies hits out at South Wales Police decision...

One school kitchen assistant awarded A 1,000 for 'stinging' hands after washing up - now the Welsh Local Government Association said councils are learning lessons to try to shrink payments It's the scariest date in any parent's diary - the first day of the holidays.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Peter Black AM

Neath Port Talbot Council chaos

Yesterday saw a series of strikes by public servants that caused disruptions across the country.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

IcNetwork

Public sector strike: Which schools and services are closed in Neath Port Talbot?

'The most shameful defeat'....How the Brazilian and world's media turned on Brazil after World Cup 2014 humiliation against Germany Take a look at what the media in Brazil and the rest of the world have been saying in the wake of the 7-1 semi-final thrashing by Germany last night This year's festival promises to be the best yet with a stunning ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

IcNetwork

Bars and Melody set to release new anti-bullying single Hopeful

They shot to fame on Britain's Got Talent, when Simon Cowell catapulted them into the live shows with his 'golden buzzer'.

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IcNetwork

CCTV: Police appeal after trainers stolen from Port Talbot Mosque

Police in Port Talbot are appealing for the public's help in identifying a suspect in connection with a theft.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

IcNetwork

It's not every day you hear this! A firm in Port Talbot has been ...

It's not every day you hear this! A firm in Port Talbot has been acquired as part of a deal worth almost $100m The firm, which has an operation in Port Talbot, is one of three businesses acquired by Concept Life Sciences, a newly formed international scientific laboratory and consultancy business, in a swoop with a combined enterprise value ... (more)

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Telegraph

Tata Steel rationale for job cuts in UK

London, July 6: Steel industry bosses and unions have warned that a toxic mix of high business rates, rising energy and environmental costs, and the lack of a state-backed industrial policy are threatening Britain's much-vaunted manufacturing renaissance, after 400 jobs were cut in South Wales.

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