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Thursday Aug 28 | This is South Wales

8.8m scheme to help elderly

Welsh Deputy Minister for Social Services Gwenda Thomas has unveiled the multi-million pound package of investment in services for the elderly.

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

Thursday Aug 28 | IcNorthWales

Cash-strapped council axes pest control services

No more bookings for rat, mice or cockroach infestations as Powys County Council cuts services to save A 45,000 People with infestations of rats, mice, wasps hornets and cockroaches in their homes will no longer be able to get help from their council to remove them in Powys.

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Related Topix: Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Tivyside Advertiser

A 8.8m boost for services to support older people in Mid and West Wales

A multi-million pound package of investment in services to support older people, particularly the frail elderly, to maintain their independence and remain in their home in Mid and West Wales, has been unveiled this week by the Deputy Minister for Social Services, Gwenda Thomas.

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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

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

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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Related Topix: Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom

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

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

Newsday

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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Related Topix: Merthyr Tydfil County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom,

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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Related Topix: Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Books, Maya Angelou, Black Entertainment, Vocal, Europe, World News

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