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  1. Garnant boys snookered by TycroesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | South Wales Guardian

    Llanelli and District Snooker League Division Two leaders Garnant Club crashed 6-1 at Tycroes RFC A, following frame wins by Matthew Bromham, Martin Davies, Tim Lewis, Steve Francis and Geoff Davies. Only Keith Williams was able to halt the rugby club's charge.

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  2. Police cash reserves could see cut in council tax billsRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | South Wales Guardian

    Carmarthenshire residents could receive a reduction in their council tax bills - as the Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner reveals significant reserves of A 43m. The force's, Christopher Salmon, is recommending a 5 per cent decrease in the policing element of council tax payments.

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  3. Tributes pour in for sporting stalwart Martyn ReesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Western Telegraph

    THE sporting community of Neyland and Pembrokeshire as a whole has been left saddened by the death of Martyn Rees, who died on Monday after an 18 month battle with cancer. Martyn, who worked as a prosecutor for Natural Resources Wales, was renowned for his dedication to Neyland's cricket and rugby sides, and the dignity with which he conducted himself when attending matches.

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  4. Bid to buy back historic chairRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BBC News

    A heritage group hopes an historic chair awarded as a prize at a Welsh cultural festival in 1921 can be returned to north Wales. Members of Llyn Archaeology and History Society spotted the National Eisteddfod chair awarded in Pwllheli on sale on an online auction site.

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  5. The Watchtower in Barry was just one of the properties sold by Paul Fosh Auctions last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South Wales Argus

    The Newport-based auction house has achieved this unprecedented achievement in the national auction league by selling the most properties at the highest combined value in 2014. The leading property business has maintained its dominance in this intensely competitive industry in Wales and also notched up a strong position in the UK rankings.

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  6. Garnant boys snookered by TycroesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    Llanelli and District Snooker League Division Two leaders Garnant Club crashed 6-1 at Tycroes RFC A, following frame wins by Matthew Bromham, Martin Davies, Tim Lewis, Steve Francis and Geoff Davies. Only Keith Williams was able to halt the rugby club's charge.

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  7. 21 Valentine's Day events and activities in Wales that are perfect for spoiling your loved oneRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    It's the most romantic date in the calendar, so it's about time you started planning what to do this Valentine's Day . Whether you fancy spoiling your other half with a swanky spa day or you'll be spending time with the whole family, you can't get wrong with one of these events in Wales.

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  8. Ammanford were forced to battle hard to secure a 27-25 win over visiting LlangennechRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    Ammanford were made to work hard to maintain their four-match winning run but did enough to run out 27-25 winners against visiting Llangennech in a hard-fought contest. Ammanford started positively with an early penalty from outside-half Rhydian Morris before a strong break from full back Mike Evans saw scrum-half Aled James pop up in support to stroll over for the opening try, which Morris converted.

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  9. Gwent projects help construction firm generate 130m for Welsh firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    A range of projects in Gwent have contributed to orders for Welsh businesses totalling more than A 130m within the last five years, a construction company has revealed. BAM Construction is behind major health developments, Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan in Ebbw Vale and Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, in Ystrad Mynach, and other developments such as Newport's Kingsway Car park and The Kingsway shopping centre refurbishment.

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  10. 90-year-old asks for charity donations rather than presents for her birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    Ninety-Year Old Dora Macey held a birthday party but asked for donations to Hire a Hero instead of gifts and raised four hundred pounds. Pictured is Dora Macey with David Macey, daughter Gail Rixon, Darren Graceland Jones, Curt Hamer, Sharon Smith, CEO of A GRIFFITHSTOWN woman who turned 90 celebrated her birthday by raising A 400 for a Gwent-based charity at a party.

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  11. Amman back to winning ways with Loughor triumphRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    Exactly 40 years to the day since United took on Phil Bennett's star-studded Scarlets in the Welsh Cup at a packed Cwmaman Park, Amman's current incumbents earned a much-needed and fully-deserved win against Llanelli's near-neighbours, Loughor. The crowd may have been significantly smaller than that epic day, but supporters got plenty of effort from both sides from the start.

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  12. OPPORTUNITY: Ebbw Vale centre Carl Meyer will feature for the DragonsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Freepressseries.co.uk

    EBBW Vale centre Carl Meyer will feature for Newport Gwent Dragons in their LV= Cup clash against Exeter on Sunday as the region bolster their midfield ranks. The South African has been training with the Dragons and is poised for a debut against the Chiefs at Rodney Parade.

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  13. Smart phones for police on the beatRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BBC News

    About 650 police officers in Dyfed-Powys Police are to be given smart phones so they can carry out their paperwork while out on patrol. The devices will replace traditional pocket notebooks and will help officers record crime and road collisions, along with doing police checks.

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  14. Dragons' Den: The 8 Welsh entrepreneurs who'd be an improvement on Duncan Bannatyne and Kelly HoppenRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    With two seats up for grabs in the Den, here's the Walesonline eight entrepreneurs who deserve to take the chairs in the next series Dragons' Den returned to our screens last night but the BBC has already confirmed two of its stars, Kelly Hoppen and Duncan Bannatyne, will be leaving at the end of the current series. About: Port Talbot-born life sciences and serial entrepreneur Sir Chris Evans is regarded as one of Europe's leading biotechnology entrepreneurs.

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  15. Why the European Challenge Cup Welsh derby must be played at a packed ...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Rugby editor Delme Parfitt explains why this match has to be a memorable occasion and why it has to be played in Newport Given that the Dragons and the Blues are set to contest a quarter-final in rugby's equivalent of football's Johnstone's Paint Trophy, there is a certain synergy in the match being played at a venue which doubles as a home for League Two side Newport County. Move the Easter weekend clash to the Millennium Stadium? Doubtless there are sound commercial reasons for doing so.

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  16. Griffithstown woman's charitable donation to celebrate 90th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    Ninety-Year Old Dora Macey held a birthday party but asked for donations to Hire a Hero instead of gifts and raised four hundred pounds. Pictured is Dora Macey with David Macey, daughter Gail Rixon, Darren Graceland Jones, Curt Hamer, Sharon Smith, CEO of A GRIFFITHSTOWN woman who turned 90 celebrated her birthday by raising A 400 for a Gwent-based charity at a party.

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  17. This is what happened when an American tried to pronounce Welsh placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    We give Rusty Ward from Science Friction full marks for effort after he tries his best to say Powys, Llanelli, Gwynedd Aberystwyth and Pontypridd Admit it - as a nation, we rather enjoy it when people from other countries have a go at pronouncing Welsh place names. And a new video challenges an American to say some difficult UK places, with plenty of Welsh ones thrown in there.

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  18. The Valleys: How do we build a life after mining? Let's start...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    The Valleys will only compete if we are open enough to adopt the teaching methods used in the most successful economies in the world such as Singapore On Saturday February 7 most of us will probably be settling down to watch the first matches in this year's Six Nations. On the same day the Labour Party will be holding a conference to look at the future of the Valleys.

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  19. Call to move town's war memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Residents in Carmarthen are being asked if they think the war memorial in the town should be moved or not. The County War Memorial on Priory Street commemorates the 1,913 men and women from Carmarthenshire who died in both world wars and the Korean War.

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  20. The ex-fireman whose family is a pack of eight Alaskan Malamutes -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    The ex-fireman whose family is a pack of eight Alaskan Malamutes - and they all live in a two-bedroom council house in rural west Wales Meet the ex-fireman whose family is a pack of eight Alaskan Malamutes - and they all live in a two-bedroom council house in rural west Wales. But Mitch Taylor, 49, who faces being evicted by the council because of his dogs, said he'd "rather die" than re-home his pets or let them down in any way.

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