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Live: North Wales Live - Updates from across North Wales
The Daily Post's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest North Wales traffic, travel, weather, crime and council news.
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A 1.6m of major improvements to Ystrad Mynach railway station due to start in new year
Commuters welcome news, which will see the construction of a new ticket office and passenger waiting facilities on both platforms General improvements will also be made to the station, including better lighting, CCTV, and upgrades to general access paths/walkways to both platforms.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Firm fined A 13,000 after worker's head trapped between machines
South Wales Police confirmed that Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has referred the suspension of David Paul Berry to them As the dispute between the regions and the WRU reaches breaking point, Gwyn Jones asks whether a deal with English clubs is really in the best interests of Welsh rugby A Port Talbot manufacturing firm has been fined for ... (more)
Pontypridd train station set for A 6m refurbishment
Christina Barchetti, 35, died when her Ford Ka was hit by Calvin Craig Connah's BMW on the A541 between Wrexham and Mold, a jury has heard The inaugural 'UWTSD Dylan Thomas Awards' will include the Dylan Thomas International Poetry Award and the Dylan Thomas International Glass Award Employee-owned partnership John Lewis is working with the British ... (more)
Tue Dec 10, 2013
A 40m 'super school' plan passed
Plans for a A 40m super school in Neath Port Talbot - for pupils aged three to 18 - have been by passed by education minister Huw Lewis.
Avoid A&E 'unless real emergency'
Patients have been urged to avoid going to Morriston Hospital's A&E department in Swansea unless they have a genuine emergency while staff deal with a backlog from the past few days.
Welsh budget expected to be approved
The minority Labour government struck a deal worth around A 100m with Plaid Cymru and the Welsh Liberal Democrats to get the budget passed.
Campaigners win beach footpath row
The path on land owned by Tata Steel leads toward Morfa Beach, which is only accessible by foot.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Wales rail network is 'among worst in Britain' as train stations get A 24m boost
As the Welsh regions bid to resolve their differences with WRU this week, the clubs across the border have backed plans for them to join the English set up After a busy year travelling across the globe, Katherine Jenkins is looking forward to spending time in Wales.
The Las Vegas Sun
870-mile path follows Wales' coastline
Completed in May 2012, the 870-mile footpath follows Wales' coastline and takes hikers over some of the most beautiful areas of the country, letting them get a workout, enjoy nature and sample culture and history.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Author Lynne Rees praises the 'grit and grandeur' of her hometown Port Talbot
Port Talbot, a place that gave us Michael Sheen, Anthony Hopkins, Richard Burton and heavy industry.
R&D is key to competing effectively as a nation
First Minister Carwyn Jones has revealed landing the biggest football tournament on the planet should be a future goal, writes Phil Cadden After a busy year travelling across the globe, Katherine Jenkins is looking forward to spending time in Wales.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Andrew Carnegie Industrialist Tycoon on his 75TH Birthday at Skibo Castle
The chancellor's autumn statement will see an end to paper car tax discs, the axing of which should save A 7m in administration costs.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
How Wales is more dependent on cars than England - and cycles less too
Wales is considerably more dependent on the car than England despite high profile campaigns to encourage people to walk or cycle to work Wales remains significantly more car dependent than England with four-fifths of people in some areas still driving to work, research published today shows.
Misundertanding Amazon, The Whole Point Of Technological Advance Is To Destroy Jobs
The Observer has a great piece about what it's like to work in an Amazon fulfillment centre in the UK.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Philip Fergusson, 93
Philip Malcolm Scott Fergusson was born in Port Talbot, Wales . He grew up in London with parents Donald and Dorthy Fergusson.
Fracking companies claim South Wales holds six times UK's annual gas consumption
Trio of energy firms tell committee of MPs potential for 'tens of thousands' of jobs to be created in shale gas industry Fracking companies believe drilling for shale gas in South Wales could provide a valuable source of energy for the UK Viable shale gas under one area of South Wales alone could amount to six times the UK's entire 2011 ... (more)
South Wales Guardian
Fight to save Neath court goes to Whitehall
NEATH MP Peter Hain, along with magistrates, solicitors and trade union representatives is set to meet the Secretary of State for Justice, Chris Grayling, as the fight for the future of Neath Magistrates goes to Whitehall next week.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Coroner's Facebook bullying warning
A coroner has warned of the dangers of Facebook bullying as an inquest heard how a teenager killed himself after being targeted.