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Local news for Wales, United Kingdom continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

24 min ago | IcNorthWales

Wrexham: Huge fire caused by 'spontaneous combustion' at storage building

A North Wales Fire Service spokeswoman said they were called at 8.04pm last night to Alan's Skip Hire, Redwither Road on Wrexham industrial estate.

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Related Topix: Flintshire County, Wales, World News, Wrexham County, Wales, United Kingdom

4 hrs ago | Freepressseries.co.uk

Canal section set to re-open after major repairs

Work on the Monmouthshire-Brecon Canal at Llanfoist near Abergavenny. Heavy Machinery at work to help secure the hill side.

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

8 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Bangor pub fire victim tells of escape from burning building

Jason Robertshaw shows the injuries which could take up to two years to heal and speaks on video of his harrowing ordeal A man who jumped from a top floor window to escape a fierce pub fire said he is "lucky to be alive".

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Related Topix: Fire, World News, Gwynedd County, Wales, United Kingdom

10 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

These were the stories hitting the headlines in the South Wales Guardian on April 23, 1964.

A BEAT group called Dave Dee and the Bostons - later to become Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mich and Titch - played their first gig in Britain at Ammanford's Regal Ballroom following a long stint in Germany.

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Related Topix: Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom

11 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

Ammanford firefighters go on all paws to rescue trapped corgi

AMMANFORD firefighters responded to one of their more unusual call outs on Sunday - to free a corgi trapped beneath a reclining chair! The dog called Princess found herself in a spot of bother after her Capel Hendre owner sat down in the chair unaware his pet was snoozing underneath - and eventually had to be freed by the firefighters using cutting ... (more)

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Related Topix: Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom

15 hrs ago | Flintshire Standard

Man had blade during armed robbery at Leeswood store

Three men burst into The Co-operative Food store on Queen Street, Leeswood, near Mold, shortly before 10pm on Easter Sunday.

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17 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Pair rammed police car in bid to escape

TWO Pontypool men who rammed a police car while trying to escape in a car they took from a driveway were jailed.

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Related Topix: Torfaen County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Monmouthshire County, Wales,

Tue Apr 22, 2014

South Wales Argus

Abergavenny vintage drum specialist heads for US

Nick Hopkin - Vintage drum seller who supplies kits to pop stars is going to exhibit at the Chicago Drum Show next month.

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

South Wales Argus

Gwent music concert to raise funds for disabled Cwmbran boy

Paul Mason running the Newport Half Marathon to raise money for a mobile hoist for his brother, Leon, who has cerebral palsy.

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

IcNorthWales

North Wales traffic and travel round up: April 22

As we approach rush hour the Daily Post will be providing updates on the latest situation on North Wales's travel network.

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Related Topix: Gwynedd County, Wales, Flintshire County, Wales, World News, Wrexham County, Wales, United Kingdom

IcNorthWales

Caught on Camera: Can you help North Wales police identify these people?

The first reaction was the most telling. The word that David Moyes was to replace Sir Alex Ferguson as Manchester United manager didn't go down well when it was first mooted last May. Not among most of the players, who were at Chester Races, nor former players or key opinion makers at the club and important staff.

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Related Topix: Flintshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, 9, World News, Wrexham County, Wales, Anglesey County, Wales,

Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Foundation Apprenticeships available with British Rail Engineering

BARRY Communities First in partnership with British Rail Engineering are seeking people aged 16 and above to enrol on a 12 month paid apprenticeship to become skilled track operatives.

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Related Topix: Torfaen County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Monmouthshire County, Wales,

South Wales Argus

One of the rescued terrapins courtesy of the International Tortoise Association

A TURTLE that was found dumped in Blaenavon has been rescue by the RSPCA, who also saved three terrapins in Crumlin.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland,

IcNetwork

Dog owners warned over livestock attacks

Dogs were responsible for more than 300 attacks on farm livestock in Wales during the past three years, new figures reveal.

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Related Topix: Flintshire County, Wales, World News, Wrexham County, Wales, United Kingdom, Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales, Merthyr Tydfil County, Wales, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Bridgend County, Wales

IcNorthWales

Gallery: North Wales Easter 2014 in pictures

Thousands of people have descended on the region's beaches and tourist attractions in what has been hailed as the busiest Easter in five years.

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IcNetwork

Investing in our infrastructure to make Wales' economy more competitive and create jobs

Secretary of State for Wales David Jones writes about the investments being made to modernise and improve Wales' infrastructure to build a more resilient economy The UK Government fully recognises the importance of upgrading infrastructure to create the right conditions to support thousands of new jobs and businesses across Wales.

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Related Topix: Flintshire County, Wales, Wrexham County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Opinion

South Wales Argus

Abergavenny midwives' Africa project gets 9,000 boost

BOOST: Midwives charity Midwives@Ethiopia has been awarded 9000 as part of the Welsh government's Wales for Africa health links.

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Related Topix: Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, South Africa Travel, Monmouthshire County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom

Mon Apr 21, 2014

IcNetwork

Tributes paid to 'irreplaceable' son and brother killed in motorbike accident

A man who died in a fatal road traffic collision at Cadoxton Terrace in Cadoxton, Neath during the early hours of Friday 18th April has been named as Gareth Davies, a 27-year-old steelworker from the Aberdulais area of Neath.

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IcNorthWales

Flintshire store robbed by three armed men

The masked men entered the Co-op in Queen Street, Leeswood, near Mold , shortly before 10pm yesterday and demanded that the two staff members hand over money from the till.

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Western Telegraph

Plans to move Fire Service HQ will go ahead

CONTROVERSIAL plans to move the control room of Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service from Carmarthen to Bridgend have been given the go-ahead.

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

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