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Sunday Aug 17 | IcNetwork

The lost battlefields of Wales: 24 historic sites that played a...

The lost battlefields of Wales: 24 historic sites that played a defining role in the nation's past - but are now lost to history Today it is a tranquil rural idyll sought out by walkers keen to take in the dramatic panorama of the Severn Valley, flanked by towering hills.

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This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

Thu Aug 14, 2014

IcNetwork

Wish comes true for 10-year-old Deri boy battling cancer

Celebrated illustrator Tony Ross and Starlight Children's Foundation granted Ben Matthews' wish to be a book illustrator for the day His wish was granted by Starlight Children's Foundation, the UK's leading wish-granting charity for children with serious and terminal illnesses.

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Related Topix: Lymphoma, Health, Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom

Wed Aug 13, 2014

BBC News

VIDEO: MP was Lauren Bacall's 'bodyguard'

Powys MP Glyn Davies has been reminiscing about the day he welcomed the actress to an exhibition of paintings at Llangoed Hall, Llyswen, in May 1991.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Tivyside Advertiser

Health board moves to reassure Ceredigion residents

Hywel Dda University Health Board has moved to reassure Ceredigion residents following what it says are recent misleading reports regarding the future of Bronglais Hospital's maternity services.

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Related Topix: Ceredigion County, Wales, Nursing, Medicine, Powys County, Wales

IcNetwork

Llanymynech caves: Human remains found in ancient copper mine leads to police investigation

Two men with metal detectors found a human skeleton in the ancient Llanymynech caves in Powys which has led to a police investigation.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

IcNetwork

Two people killed and another with life-threatening injuries after crashes on Welsh roads

Two people have died and another is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after three separate incidents on Welsh roads.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Powys County, Wales, Carmarthenshire County, Wales

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VAT cut 'would create 6,000 jobs'

Cutting VAT on the tourism industry could create almost 6,000 jobs in Wales, a group campaigning for the reduction claims.

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Related Topix: World News, Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom

IcNetwork

Fancy a farm? Here's five of the best on the market right now

Demand for precious Welsh farmland is outstripping supply so Sally Williams went in search of five of the finest farms currently for sale in Wales.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Powys County, Wales, Home, Home Listing, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Science, Agriculture

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Tivyside Advertiser

Locals frozen out of housing market

New house price figures show that people in Ceredigion are facing an increasing struggle to afford to buy a home.

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Related Topix: Ceredigion County, Wales, United Kingdom, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Powys County, Wales

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Multiple Sclerosis sufferer from Holt given suspended sentence after...

Stuart Rose, of Holt, has been given a suspended sentence after fraudulently claiming more than A 75,000 in benefits.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

IcNetwork

Powys councillor who said the n-word at a council meeting resigns from her cabinet post

A councillor who was severely reprimanded for using the "n-word" during a cabinet meeting has resigned from her post as deputy leader, Powys county council has announced.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

IcNetwork

More children in Wales are being educated at home, new figures show

The Welsh Government figures show 1,225 children of compulsory school age received home tuition last year compared to 1,103 in 2012-13.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Powys County, Wales, Ceredigion County, Wales, Blaenau Gwent County, Wales, Merthyr Tydfil County, Wales, World News

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Hereford Times

WI Poetry and Prose.

Members of the arts and leisure committee Ann Davies, Sylvia Stirland, Ann Williams, Margaret Johnson, Chris McDougall, Liz Watkins chairman, Cheryl Price, Kath Graham and Kath Nixon, front county chairman Rebe Brick, Gill Holt one of the short story comp POWYS/ Radnor WI Association held a poetry and prose evening at the church hall, Knighton.

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IcNetwork

A "hellish noise": Fighter jets causing sonic booms in the skies above Wales

Windows have been broken, a greenhouse was damaged and a supermarket was forced to close after roof damage following a sonic boom Half of all sonic booms recorded from fighter jets in the UK over the past five years occurred above Wales.

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Related Topix: Ceredigion County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Anglesey County, Wales, Powys County, Wales, US Air Force, US Military

Sat Jul 26, 2014

New York Daily News

Man hangs himself after fight with girlfriend about Danny Dyer

Dale Challoner, a 31-year-old from Wales, allegedly committed suicide following an argument sparked by girlfriend Danielle Plumpton's remark that the English soap opera star is good looking.

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Daily Star

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Dale Daniel Challoner was found dead in a community garden after he stormed out of the house during a heated argument with his partner Danielle Plumpton.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

IcNetwork

Psychiatrist was sexually motivated when he kissed a vulnerable patient, tribunal rules

A psychiatrist was "sexually motivated" when he hugged and kissed a vulnerable patient after telling her she was "pretty and intelligent", a tribunal has ruled.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

IcNorthWales

Royal Welsh Show: Highlights from the final day in Llanelwedd

A popular focal point of this year's show has been a new high-tech rural crime fighting machine introduced by Dyfed-Powys Police.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Mail

Police in Wales patrol in 20mph tractor complete with blue light and chequered paint job

Crops and robbers! Rural police in Wales patrol in a 20mph tractor complete with blue light and chequered paint job Because this new police vehicle, a tractor with a top speed of just 20mph, would not be much use in pursuit.

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IcNetwork

Casey Breese

A football club has admitted breaching health and safety laws after a 12-year-old boy was killed by falling goal posts while he played football with his friends.

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