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  1. Paying homage to the fallen: Memorial Day in Brown CountyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Brown County Democrat

    That is the question Magnus Johnson, a green beret veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, asks as we head into Memorial Day weekend. "I think it's good to have the question," Johnson said.


  2. Scouts open doors to new hut A 5,000 refurbRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    A CAERLEON scout group is holding an open afternoon on Saturday after they received more than A 5,000 in grants to refurbish their scout hut. The hut, on Cold Bath Road, Caerleon, was in much need of repairs but thanks to the work of scouts, cubs, parents, leaders and the new committee, it has now undergone a renovation.


  3. Continued support: Chloe Geoghegan, assistant centre manager,...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    The business, located close to the Severn Bridge in Chepstow, has retained the Gwent hospice as its nominated charity for the second year in succession. St David's Hospice Care provides vital support to people with life threatening illnesses, and their families, to face the challenge of reaching the end of their lives with dignity and respect.


  4. Trading places! Celebrities from across Wales ditch their day jobs to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Four Welsh celebrities have turned their hand to a range of different jobs as part of a drive to promote vocational qualifications in the lead up to this year's VQ Awards in Wales and national VQ Day on June 10. Television presenter and former ITV weathergirl Sian Lloyd spent an afternoon in the award-winning fine dining kitchen at Llangoed Hall, near Brecon while BBC Wales weatherman Owain Wyn Evans landed his dream job at Bafta winning Cardiff special effects company Real SFX. Former Wales rugby star and TV and radio presenter Rupert Moon jumped at the chance to learn baking skills at the multi award-winning The Village Bakery in Wrexham.


  5. Dragons sign up Newport skipper Ollie GriffithsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have confirmed the signings of Newport RFC captain Ollie Griffiths and Ebbw Vale star Carl Meyer on professional contracts at Rodney Parade. The 23-year-old, who is comfortable at full-back, centre and fly-half, made his Dragons debut against Exeter in the LV= Cup and went on to make four more appearances, scoring a cracking match-winning try against Ulster and featuring against the Scarlets at the Millennium Stadium.


  6. Beach Painting by artist Kevin Sinnot, event judge.Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Western Telegraph

    Philip Vaughan now lives in Porthcawl, and the seaside town will play host to the first Art Challenge Wales on Saturday, June 6. The event - organised by Philip with some funding from the local council - invites people to paint, draw, sculpt or sketch to create any piece of artwork in just one day, in order to compete for prizes including a top award of A 500 and a three-day residential art course in Brecon. "Art is my passion, and I'm very keen for artists in Pembrokeshire to enter and make this a national event, as nothing like this has taken place in Wales before," Philip explained.


  7. Painters offer up fresh take on Wales' changing seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    TORFAEN artists Jill and David Hobbs like nothing better than to don their walking boots and head for the Welsh hills. The paintings that they have created to record these outdoor experiences throughout the four seasons are currently being exhibited together at Craft Renaissance Gallery, Kemeys Commander, near Usk.


  8. All six Anglesey Blue Flag beaches retain statusRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | North Wales Chronicle

    Benllech, Church Bay, Llanddona, Llanddwyn, Trearddur Bay and Porth Dafarch beaches all secured their Blue Flag status at an awards ceremony hosted by Keep Wales Tidy at St Brides Hotel in Pembrokeshire. Council Leader and tourism portfolio holder, Cllr Ieuan Williams, said: "We can rightly boast many of the best beaches in Wales and they are a real jewel in Anglesey's crown.


  9. Powdercoat Get the GigRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Isle of Wight County Press

    Get the Gig winners Powdercoat , who will be performing at the Isle of Wight Festival. ACOUSTIC duo Powdercoat earned themselves the chance to perform at this year's Isle of Wight Festival last night after they won Get the Gig.


  10. 171st Endon Well Dressing is taking place over the May Bank Holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Your Leek Paper

    Well designer for the 11th Year is Robert Barlow and well dressers are Barbara Hall, Alan Gibson, David Pickford, Pauline Mountain, Sylvia Jones, Richard Hassall and Roy Lovatt. Panel 1: Apsley House - To commemorate the Battle of Waterloo, which took place on Sunday 18th June 1815.


  11. Some of the artists taking part in this year's Art Out West.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Western Telegraph

    Now in its third year, Art Out West showcases exhibitions of artists' work in their homes, studios and galleries in Pembroke Dock, Pembroke and the Castlemartin Peninsula. The event will be launched at Castlemartin Community Cafe on Friday May 22 from 6-8pm with a raffle of artists' work, music from Shanty Le Hara and seasonal sharing boards by Cwtch Coffee.


  12. Pembrokeshire Coast National Park named among the five best in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Milford Mercury

    The Pembrokeshire Coast landscape has once again been heralded as among the best in the world, having been included in a list of the five best National Parks on the planet by a writer from the luxury travel website Conde Nast Traveller. The list, which was written by Conde Nast Traveller's Sarah Bruning for the Huffington Post's travel blog, also includes the Northumberland National Park along with other entries from Italy, Bulgaria and the USA.


  13. AUDIO: Self-harm teen 'feeling much better'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | BBC News

    An extra A 7.6m a year will be invested to improve mental health services for children and young people in Wales. Health Minister Mark Drakeford said the money would be used to improve areas of concern, including out-of-hours help and access to psychological treatment.


  14. New mayor will adopt 'hands on approach'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Milford Mercury

    Deputy mayor Cllr Will Elliott with partner Lloyd Jones, and Cllr Stephen Joseph with his consort and chaplain, wife Naomi. PICTURE: Milford Mercury.


  15. Trekker to reach Tenby todayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Milford Mercury

    Adam Short, 42, is trekking around the entire mainland of the UK to raise money for Save the Children and the RNLI. An intrepid fund raiser, who is trekking around the entire mainland of the UK, will arrive in Tenby today .


  16. Philly will be center of college lax universeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    Familiar foes: Tomorrow's game will be the second between Notre Dame and Denver this season and the 20th overall. Notre Dame lost by 11-10, in overtime, to the Pioneers in Denver on March 7. Locals: Conor Kelly, G, Sr. St. David's / Villanova .


  17. Karate kids reach final stagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Milford Mercury

    MILFORD Haven Karate Club travelled to the first leg of the 2015-16 new season of the Welsh Karate League. For a small squad there was success for Chloe Boswell, who once again showed that she is one of the top girls in Wales, she reached the final and just missed out on the gold medal, it was a great achievement as she sustained a hand injury in the earlier rounds but fought on, it later revealed that she had broken her thumb.


  18. A big weekend for the WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Milford Mercury

    With the 15-a-side season finally coming to a conclusion, South Wales' premier 7s team, the Carmarthenshire Warriors, can at last look forward to the start of theirs. However, they have already been in action during the May Bank Holiday at the start of the month, as four Warriors were selected for a combined North/South Wales invitational team to play in one of Europe's most recognised tournaments in Kinsale, Ireland.


  19. North Wales must be part of 'northern powerhouse' says Secretary of StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Denbighshire Free Press

    That was the view of Secretary of State for Wales Stephen Crabb MP as he toured businesses in the region. Speaking to the Leader on a visit to its parent company NWN Media Ltd's base in Mold, Mr Crabb said it was important for Mr Osborne's plans to created a "northern powerhouse" based around Manchester not to be limited to England.


  20. Kieran O'Connor with his mentor Huw Davies prior to his first matchRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Western Telegraph

    Bill Carne met up with a young cricketer who is out of the game injured but is keeping involved by becoming the youngest umpire to officiate in local league games... Pembrokeshire Cricket has just seen an interesting new record achieved because Kieran O'Connor has just officiated at his first two league matches - at the age of 16! The previous record was held by Radio Pembrokeshire presenter Ollie Cole when he was 18 but when Kieran stepped out alongside his mentor Huw Davies on the opening day of the new campaign at Hook for their Division Two match against Pembroke he easily broke the old record and enjoyed the match.