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  1. That was the week that was... February 25, 1965: The search was on for a missing Llandovery teenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    These are the stories that were hitting the headlines in the South Wales Guardian 50 years ago on February 25, 1965. The story of the missing 15-year-old featured on the hit show Police Five after there had been no trace of him for four days.

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  2. Inquests open into four victims of Bath tipper truck tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

    INQUESTS into the deaths of four people killed in a tipper truck crash in Bath have been opened and adjourned by a coroner. The red truck first struck Mitzi Rosanna Steady, four, as it travelled down Lansdown Lane in Upper Weston, Bath, just after 4pm on Monday, February 9. It went on to collide with a number of other vehicles before overturning on to a Volvo at the bottom of the hill, killing the three men inside.

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  3. Welsh householders hit by highest bills in UKRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    A LOCAL MP has hit out at figures that show Wales householders pay amongst the highest rates in the UK for electricity- calling the news 'scandalous'. Figures obtained by Plaid Cymru reveal that despite the country being a net exporter of electricity, households in Wales are amongst those paying the most for their bills with electricity costs above the UK average.

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  4. Swansea to honour Lucky Jim author Kingsley Amis with a blue plaqueRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    He was one of Britain's best known writers, now a Blue Plaque in memory of Kingsley Amis is to be put in place in Swansea Swansea council is unveiling a blue plaque for Sir Kingsley Amis in the Uplands area of Swansea on April 15. Amis, the author of books including Lucky Jim, was a lecturer in English at Swansea University from 1949 to 1961. His blue plaque will be located outside 24, The Grove, the house where he first lived in Swansea.

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  5. From the birth of Ivor Allchurch to the death of hero dog, Swansea...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    A new book seeks to sum up life for 'ordinary people' in Swansea over hundreds of years by selecting the dates of 100 events The birth of football "golden boy" Ivor Allchurch, the death of canine hero Swansea Jack and the start of the "Three Night Blitz". These are just some of the "100 dates" Swansea author Geoff Brookes seeks to use to sum up life for people in Swansea over the centuries.

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  6. Future of Welsh jobs is the burning issue as Labour and the Conservatives joust in pre-election clashRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Plaid Cymru and the Liberal Democrats push for a cut in the VAT paid by the tourist industry and Peter Hain pushes for a Severn barrage Labour and the Conservatives clashed over jobs in the final session of Welsh Questions to be held in the Commons before the general election. Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb claimed Labour had a "scandalous record on jobs in Wales" but the coalition was blasted over the plight of people on zero-hours contracts.

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  7. 'We don't want a Third World health service': Watch protesters...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Most were concerned about the distance they would have to travel in an emergency to get to alternative care at Carmarthen's Glangwili Hospital - a distance of up to 40 miles for some. Christina Link, a consultant obstetrician at the hospital, said: "Withybush was a great hospital when I started working there nine years ago.

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  8. 'Our son will know you were a good dad': The heartbreaking tribute to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    'Our son will know you were a good dad': The heartbreaking tribute to man found dead from the mother of his child The ex-partner of missing Swansea man Joshua Maddick, who was found dead this morning , has paid emotional tribute to him. Sarah Heaven, who is also the mother of Maddick's two-year-old son, said he was the "love of my life".

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  9. Iconic chippy set for Italian makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    The former Park Chip Shop could be transformed into a smart Italian restaurant if county planners give the scheme the green light The former Park Chip Shop could be transformed into a smart Italian restaurant if county planners give the scheme the green light ONE of Ammanford's most iconic haunts could soon be given a new lease of life in a bid to turn the town into food venue to rival Llandeilo. Park Cafe, the former well-loved chip shop known to all as Jonah's, could soon be re-opened as an Italian restaurant after plans were submitted to Carmarthenshire County Council this week.

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  10. Bath Truck Crash: Inquest into deaths of four people opensRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    THE inquest into the deaths of four people, including a man from Cwmbran, who died in a tipper truck crash in Bath has been opened and adjourned. Robert Parker, 59, of Cwmbran, Mitzi Steady, four, from Bath, Phil Allen, 52, and Stephen Vaughan, 34, both from Swansea, all died in the crash.

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  11. Drunk law student lit a fire on his roof and then tried to put it out with his own urineRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Brazilian born law graduate Andre Figuerido started a fire at his flat in Swansea then tried to put it out with bottles of his urine, a court heard A drunk would-be lawyer who deliberately started a fire on the roof of his rented Swansea flat then tried unsuccessfully to put it out with bottles of his own urine has been given a suspended jail term, 150 hours of unpaid work and a A 1,500 bill for repairing the damage he caused. Swansea magistrates were told officers on patrol in the Mount Pleasant area of Swansea in the early hours earlier this year saw flames "eight foot high" leaping from the flat roof of the property in Norfolk Street.

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  12. DIED: Clockwise from top left; Robert Parker, Stephen Vaughan, Phil Allen and Mitzi SteadyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    THE inquest into the deaths of four people, including a man from Cwmbran, who died in a tipper truck crash in Bath has been opened and adjourned. Robert Parker, 59, of Cwmbran, Mitzi Steady, four, from Bath, Phil Allen, 52, and Stephen Vaughan, 34, both from Swansea, all died in the crash.

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  13. That was the week that was... March 4, 1965Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | South Wales Guardian

    These are the stories that were hitting the headlines in the South Wales Guardian 50 years ago on March 4, 1965. Blizzard conditions caused chaos throughout the region and dozens of vehicles were abandoned as roads across the county became impassable.

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  14. Live: Wales breaking news, Wednesday, March 4, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Join Breaking News Editor Alicia Melville-Smith and the rest of the team from 7am till late for the latest traffic, sport, entertainment and breaking news updates. From the region's roads to the latest on the railways, buses and the weather, we are here to keep you up to date with everything you need to know.

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  15. Have you lost your job? A 17m fund launched to help people made redundant in Wales get back to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    Welsh Government Finance Minister, Jane Hutt , will today announce a A 10m EU investment for a A 17m initiative to help people affected by redundancy back into work. The announcement of the new ReAct 3 programme, delivered by the Welsh Government, will be made during the Minister's address to an audience of senior EU representatives, members of the European Parliament and pan-European businesses at a reception in Brussels to mark St David's Day.

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  16. Revenge of the very wound-up clock keeper: Swansea's official...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    Video game fan coughs up blood and drops dead in Shanghai internet cafA after playing World Of Warcraft straight for 19 hours Revenge of the very wound-up clock keeper: Swansea's official horologist sets all the city's clocks to midnight after his job is axed after 30 years Horologist David Mitchell set 16 clocks on landmark buildings to midnight on his last day of work, because he is annoyed that no-one will replace him Time is standing still in Swansea, because the keeper of the city's clocks has stopped their hands in protest at the post he has held for 30 years being axed. Official horologist David Mitchell set 16 clocks on landmark buildings to midnight on his last day of winding up their complex workings by hand.

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  17. Attracting big firms such as Allianz should be the target for Welsh...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | IcNetwork

    Senior director of DTZ, the developers of Central Square, believes the Welsh Government should be spending public money on bringing big companies to the capital Millions of pounds spent developing a new office building in Cardiff would be better applied attracting companies such as Allianz to set up in the Welsh capital, according to DTZ senior director Rhys James. The Welsh Government acquired the land at Callaghan Square from MEPC in 2013 and it is expected its plans to develop a 90,000 sq ft office building at the site could cost in the region of A 15m-A 20m.

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  18. 'Arrogant' driver who had drugs in system when he crashed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mirror.co.uk

    Throughout his trial Owen Dale Clements denied causing the deaths of Jonathan Knoedl and James Holder by driving dangerously in his Volkswagen Golf Owen Dale Clements has been jailed for four years for causing the deaths of Jonathan Knoedl, 22, and James Holder, 17. At a sentencing hearing at Swansea Crown Court on Tuesday, Judge Christopher Vosper said Clements, of Culfor Road, Loughor, refused to accept he was to blame for the accident and had shown little remorse. Clements had collected his friends from the Llanrhidian holiday park and intended to drive them and another friend, Jack Lewis, into Swansea city centre.

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  19. Drug-driver at wheel in horror smash which killed two of his friends jailed for four yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | IcNetwork

    'Arrogant' Owen Clements, 27, has been locked up after causing the deaths of Jonathan Knoedl and James Holder in the crash A dangerous driver who had traces of cocaine and cannabis in his system when he crashed into a tree on Gower killing two of his friends been jailed for four years. Owen Dale Clements, 27, failed to brake or to steer after leaving the B4295 at Llanrhidian.

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  20. The 20 greatest Wales captains in the history of Welsh rugby: Who is our greatest leader?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | IcNetwork

    As Sam Warburton prepares to become the most capped Welsh captain in history, we bring you the definitive list of Wales skippers They lift silverware at the end of a successful season... and alongside the coach help carry the can during the bad times. Welsh rugby captains have had their trials and tribulations over the years from Gareth Thomas' infamous TV grilling over the players' role in the departure of 2005 Grand Slam-winning coach Mike Ruddock to Phil Bennett's hackle-raising 1977 pre-game pep talk before facing England.

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