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  1. Homophobic tweet teen apologises to ref NigelRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    Rugby referee Nigel Owens has met face to face with the 18-year-old from Cynwyl Elfed who sent him a homophobic tweet after the recent England v France Six Nations match. As part of an agreed Adult Community Resolution, the teenager apologised to the Mynyddcerrig official for the offence he had caused at a meeting held at Carmarthen Police Station on Wednesday, March 25. An Adult Community Resolution is an alternative way of resolving crimes allowing victims to be involved in deciding how the offender can be dealt with by choosing from a list of out-of-court options.

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  2. Head teacher 'downplayed sexual allegations made against two...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    The extent of sexual activity between two drunk teaching assistants on an Urdd Eisteddfod trip was deliberately downplayed, a professional hearing was told on Thursday. Alan Howells, former head teacher of Ysgol y Gogarth, Llandudno , faces allegations of unacceptable professional conduct , amid accusations he did not deal properly with complaints about staff behaviour on the trip.

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  3. Lampitt back as Black and Ambers hunt Swalec Cup upsetRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    NEWPORT are set to be boosted by the return of back row forward Brendan Lampitt as they attempt to bring some cheer to a miserable campaign by upsetting the odds at Carmarthen Quins in the Swalec Cup. The 29-year-old is poised to feature in the quarter-final tie after six months on the sidelines with a shoulder injury.

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    6 hrs ago | This is South Wales

    The police helicopter was dispatched this afternoon to monitor events as a man was arrested on suspicion of riding a bicycle while drinking a bottle of wine in Llanelli. The man was first seen cycling inside St Elli Centre in the town before being asked to leave by a PCSO.

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  5. Gwent churches to get A 400k for roof repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    FIVE churches in Gwent - including Newport Cathedral - are to receive more than A 400,000 in government grants for urgent roof repairs, it was revealed yesterday. The churches - two in Blaenau Gwent, one in Caerleon, one in Monmouthshire and one in Newport - are just five of a total of 27 churches in Wales to receive A 1.6 million from the Chancellor of the Exchequer through the Listed Places of Worship Roof Repair Fund.

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  6. Wasps' next two matches will be huge, says Dai Young as his side...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    It's not a thank you, he continues to perform, says Mourinho as Terry signs new Chelsea deal worth A 150,000 a week until 2016 Meet Zidane's dynasty: Legend has FOUR sons coming through Real Madrid's academy... so, could they all end up playing for him? Xavi to end glittering Barcelona career as Spain legend is poised to sign three-year deal with Qatar side Al Sadd Suarez: It's more difficult to play my game at Barcelona than it was at Liverpool... the style is a new world Manchester United planning A 100m spree as Van Gaal targets Pogba, Alves and Hummels as he ditches plan for high-risk youngsters Top 50 most shocking moments in Premier League history ... Fowler oversteps the line, Gerrard lets the title slip, Bent's beach ball and THAT row at Old Trafford United have SIX stars in the greatest Premier League side ever... if you add up appearances in annual PFA XI Arsenal above ... (more)

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  7. Welsh rugby fan apologises to Nigel Owens during face-to-face...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The pair met as part of an Agreed Community Resolution during which James apologised for the offence he had caused. An official statement from the Dyfed Powys Police read: 'Rugby referee Nigel Owens has met face to face with the 18-year-old from Cynwyl Elfed who sent him a homophobic tweet after the recent England v France Six Nations match.

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  8. Homophobic tweet teen apologises to ref NigelRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    Rugby referee Nigel Owens has met face to face with the 18-year-old from Cynwyl Elfed who sent him a homophobic tweet after the recent England v France Six Nations match. As part of an agreed Adult Community Resolution, the teenager apologised to the Mynyddcerrig official for the offence he had caused at a meeting held at Carmarthen Police Station on Wednesday, March 25. An Adult Community Resolution is an alternative way of resolving crimes allowing victims to be involved in deciding how the offender can be dealt with by choosing from a list of out-of-court options.

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  9. Ref meets man behind anti-gay tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BBC News

    Referee Nigel Owens has received a face-to-face apology from the teenager who sent him a homophobic tweet after England's Six Nations game with France. The tweet from Edryd James, 18, of Cynwyl Elfed, Carmarthenshire, was investigated by Dyfed-Powys Police after complaints from the public.

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  10. Dancers from across west Wales took part in Milford Haven's dance festival last year.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Western Telegraph

    Arts Care Gofal Celf has announced the sixth annual D15 Dance Festival, which will take place between 10am and 9pm on May 23rd. "This will offer groups performing the opportunity to perform within the Torch Theatre's main house managed by The Torch Theatre professional technician team," said ACGC's dance development manager, Laura Jenkins.

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  11. Mid and West Fire Crews were called to a car fire in Tycroes on Wednesday evening.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    A BMW was well alight when crews from Ammanford arrived at the scene of the blaze at the junction of Penygarn Road and Pontarddulais Road. A spokesman for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: "Following a call on Wednesday at 5.28pm, firefighters from Ammanford were dispatched to the junction of Penygarn Road and Pontarddulais Road in Tycroes, where a private motor vehicle was well alight on arrival."

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  12. Teaching assistant given suspended sentence for causing death by...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    The son of a motorcyclist who died in a crash has spoken of the devastation of losing both parents, as a teaching assistant was given a suspended sentence for causing his father's death by careless driving. Teaching assistant Nicola Ann Rees was on Thursday given a 12-month jail term, suspended for 18 months, after admitting causing the death by careless driving of Greg Flowers in a head-on road crash near Neath.

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  13. No 'fundamental' redrawing of council boundaries, says...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    The minister in charge of local government says a new map on voluntary mergers will not move "fundamentally" away from current boundaries. Leighton Andrews was giving evidence to an Assembly committee on the Local Government Bill, which would allow for voluntary mergers to take place.

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  14. An advert from the Penarth Times in 1965Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Penarth Times

    Tomorrow , Penarth has the honour of staging a full international men's hockey match between Wales and England - and the town will be the Mecca of many of the sport's most fervent fans. Wales have never beaten England, although they have had 55 attempts over the last 60 years.

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  15. Omega Two will perform first at Penarth Acoustic Club's new venueRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Penarth Times

    It will be another night of cool live music and verse with the organisers promising to recreate the intimate atmosphere achieved at their former home, The Royal British Legion. Performing on the opening night will be the incredibly talented duo "Omega Two".

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  16. First Attempt In LearningRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Big Apple

    Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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  17. The ruck 'n' roll years - Ospreys celebrate tenth anniversary of...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | This is South Wales

    CLOSE your eyes those who were at The Gnoll in Neath ten years ago this evening watching the Ospreys claim their first piece of silverware - what images are tattooed on the retina? Barry Williams lifting the Celtic League trophy amid a shower of champagne, perhaps? Or perhaps the delight on the faces of the likes of Elvis Seveali'i, Richie Pugh and a young Adam Jones? Or maybe there is a ten-second clip playing in your mind of a battery of burly minders rushing Gavin Henson from the dressing room to the clubhouse chased by a throng of screaming fans? In the crush that developed as Henson emerged from the changing room, one young girl found herself knocked to the ground, prompting tears from both her and her brother.

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  18. 18 awesome Easter activities happening in South Wales over the bank holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Looking to make the most of the Easter bank holiday weekend with the kids? No problem, there is heaps happening between April 3 and 6, as well as the wider school holidays that the whole family will love. The Newport resort has plenty of family fun taking place across the Easter break including kids' holiday clubs and movie time.

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  19. Ammanford's new police inspector has vowed to continue strengthening ties with the community.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | South Wales Guardian

    Stuart Bell took over the role as the region's top officer in January and is keen to continue the work of his predecessor in making public engagement the cornerstone of his role. The 36-year-old, who is due to wed fiancA e Clare in April, hails from Neath but has done a full tour of the Dyfed-Powys area during his career.

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  20. New date and new secretary for Nevern ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Tivyside Advertiser

    The popular Nevern Agricultural Show has a new date and a new secretary and is looking in fine fettle for the future. The show, located at Parc yr Ynys, Newport will this year be held on the second Wednesday in August rather than on the first, and hopefully this will attract more of a crowd.

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