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6 min ago | Worcester News

WORLD-RENOWNED tenor, Ian Storey will raise the vaults of Leominster Priory next month.

Mr Storey, who lives in Herefordshire when not touring, will sing from his captivating repertoire and recount anecdotes of the extraordinary life that has led him to be dubbed 'the Billy Elliot of Opera'.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Herefordshire County, England, Arts, Opera

4 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Pensioner banned after crashing into market at Mold

Lawyer suggests barriers should be erected after 81-year-old Pentre Halkyn man lost control and careered into stalls and customers A pensioner whose car careered into stalls at a town centre street market, injuring 10 people and causing panic, has been banned from driving.

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

8 hrs ago | IcNetwork

'You let down fellow officers and the general public'

Robert Wyn Jones, 50, was told by a judge he had let down his fellow officers and the public and put a member of the public at risk.

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

12 hrs ago | Freepressseries.co.uk

8 per cent improvement in Monmouthshire's GCSE results

MONMOUTHSHIRE students celebrated across the county as GCSE grades improved by eight per centage points above last year's results.

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

16 hrs ago | Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk

Halton business leaders back high speed rail campaign

Paula Cain, chairman of Halton Chamber of Commerce, and Robert Hough, chairman of the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Currently, trains are only linked by a spur from Crewe which would bring EuroStar style trains through Runcorn on a conventional track.

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Related Topix: Cheshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

20 hrs ago | Western Telegraph

Two Milford Haven men jailed over unprovoked attack

Two Milford Haven men who carried out an unprovoked attack that left their victim scarred for life have been jailed.

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

21 hrs ago | BBC News

Rescued dinghy sailor, 63, dies

The 63-year-old man had been onboard a dinghy with two other men but all three ended up in the water at Newport beach, Dyfed-Powys Police said.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Freepressseries.co.uk

Pontypool community leader warns historic rugby club may become an...

Pontypool RFC corporate director Ben Jeffreys and Torfaen AM Lynne Neagle met representatives from the council to discuss the ongoing vandalism at the Park.

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

Freepressseries.co.uk

Teddy bears picnic in Pontypool a success

DESPITE wet weather a teddy bear's picnic held in Pontypool Park was deemed a success yesterday with over 100 people joining in the fun.

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

IcNorthWales

Abergele terraced house on fire

Crews from three fire engines are tackling the blaze on Ffordd y Morfa which caused smoke to billow into the sky Crews from three fire engines are tackling the blaze, which broke out at a property on Ffordd y Morfa at about 11am today.

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Related Topix: Fire, World News, United Kingdom, Conwy County, Wales, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, Flintshire County, Wales, Wrexham County, Wales, Denbighshire County, Wales

This Is Lancashire

UK-grown watermelons set for shops

A UK supermarket is to stock home-grown watermelons for the first time following a successful crop nurtured by a 19-year-old agriculture student.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, United Kingdom, Herefordshire County, England

Freepressseries.co.uk

Art group helps Pontypool museum

Pontypool Museum Campaign- Some of the members of Pontypool Art Club and corporate members of the museum enjoy a get together, but they have become too big for the museum to house, but still draw inspiration from the work on show.

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

IcNetwork

Five taken to hospital after blaze destroys home in north Wales

A North Wales Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said an aerial ladder from Rhyl and special appliance from Wrexham attended the blaze.

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

South Wales Guardian

Wrestling star set for Ammanford visit

WRESTLING fans are in for a treat next week when JT Supplements in Ammanford welcomes Welsh professional wrestler Robert 'The Freak' Terry.

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

Campaignseries.co.uk

Coroner criticises Gwent Police for probe after woman was run over by boyfriend

A CORONER has criticised Gwent Police for failures in their investigation into how a woman was run over by her partner who was driving while over the limit.

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

Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk

Runcorn mum has head shave in memory of her brother

The 34-year-old, of Blyth Close, Murdishaw, had her head shaved at Terry's boutique in Runcorn Shopping Centre on Friday and has raised more than A 400 for Macmillan Cancer Care.

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Related Topix: Cheshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Tue Aug 19, 2014

South Wales Argus

Woman's family and Usk locals rally round to pay for life-prolonging cancer drug

Ann Wilkinson is part of a campaign in Usk to get the same cancer drugs available on the NHS in Wales as in England.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, United Kingdom, Monmouthshire County, Wales, World News

IcNorthWales

Dolgellau driving instructor accused of sexually assaulting female pupils

Derek Godfrey faces allegations of suggesting a 17-year-old girl should bend over his bonnet and bombarding another with sex pest text messages A driving instructor bombarded a young girl pupil with text messages telling her what he wanted to do to her and suggesting they have an affair, it was alleged today.

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

Newsday

Builder to sue for 'mis-sold' loan

A Flintshire builder whose company went under after he claims the RBS mis-sold him a government-backed loan is to sue the banking group.

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

IcNetwork

Pembrokeshire County Show: Thousands descend on West Wales for annual event

With over 100,000 visitors expected through the gates between Tuesday and Thursday the Pembrokeshire County Show is second only to the Royal Welsh as the country's biggest agricultural festival.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Science, Agriculture, World News

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