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Labour’s First Minister endorses “most left-wing agenda since cold War

Labour’s First Minister has endorsed the “most left wing agenda” in British politics since the Cold War, say the Welsh Conservatives....

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The Queen Lends 22 Paintings to the Mauritshuis

A royal visit from Great Britain: from 29 September 2016 to 8 January 2017 the Mauritshuis in The Hague will exhibit a selection of...

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Chance for Wales to show leadership in the UK by banning snares, says animal welfare charity

Wales could lead the way in animal protection by being the first UK nation to ban snares, suggests League Against Cruel Sports Wales. A...

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Leanne Wood: Time for Wales to chart its own course

Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood has today warned that the UK faces a decade or more of decline under Tory rule in Westminster due to the...

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Neath Port Talbot parks up for People’s Choice Award

Following a successful year for Neath Port Talbot, a year in which it has picked up several Green Flag Awards, people now have the...

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New faces on Ceredigion Youth Council

New faces joined Ceredigion County Council’s Youth Council on Wednesday 20 September 2016, nearly a year on from when it was first...

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Help keep Ceredigion litter free

Ceredigion achieves excellent positive recycling performance rates, according to recent Local Environmental Audit Management System (LEAMS)...

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Planning Appeal Dismissed

An appeal against a refusal by Pembrokeshire County Council to grant a certificate of lawful use or development (LDC) for a property in...

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Police and Crime Panel to review Chief Constable appointment

Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Panel is to review the appointment of the new Chief Constable for the force area. Police and Crime...

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Merthyr Tydfil to host rugby league THIS SUNDAY

The Wern in Merthyr Tydfil is holding its first ever rugby league game a few months ahead of schedule after Wales Rugby League moved...

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Welsh Conservative shadow health secretary responds to RCPCH’s neonatal care report

Welsh Conservative shadow health secretary, Angela Burns AM, has made the following statement in response to the findings of The Royal...

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Blue plaque unveiled for Saunders Lewis

An eminent political activist, writer and literary critic will be forever remembered in his home city. Swansea Council has unveiled a blue...

Pipehouse Wharf's marketing to boost River Tawe corridor's regeneration

Pipehouse Wharf’s marketing to boost River Tawe corridor’s regeneration

Regeneration of a key development site in Swansea could soon breathe new life into the city’s historic River Tawe corridor. Swansea...

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Tuition fees in Wales frozen

The maximum tuition fee level that institutions in Wales will be able to charge will remain at £9,000 for 2017/18, it has been announced...

Vaughan Gething: over £11m to improve cyber security in the NHS

Vaughan Gething: over £11m to improve cyber security in the NHS

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has announced £11.33m of investment into NHS information technology equipment and services. The money...

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Universal child health programme launched

Healthy Child Wales, a programme that will ensure every child up to the age of seven receives consistent and universal health services in...

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Cabinet Secretary in Brussels for agriculture and environment talks

The Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, is holding talks in Brussels today on how Wales can work...

Welsh Government announces cap on rail fares

Welsh Government announces cap on rail fares

The Welsh Government has today announced that regulated rail fares in Wales will not rise above the rate of inflation until at least...

Proposals for the most generous student finance support package in the UK published in Wales

Proposals for the most generous student finance support package in the UK published in Wales

Proposals for the most generous student finance support package available anywhere in the UK have been published in Wales. The radical...

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Unbeatable Opening Offers – The Optic Shop Crosshands.

Besides its long-established Swansea store, the Optic Shop has several franchises throughout South Wales, including shops in Port Talbot,...

Veterinary View highlights some of the current trends and challenges facing the veterinary profession

BVA and ITN Productions Launch Films for All Ages and Stages of the Veterinary Profession

ITN Productions has produced a series of short films about the veterinary profession in collaboration with the British Veterinary...

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It’s regarded as one of the highlights of the musical year in Burry Port – the annual production by Burry Port Opera.

This year, the featured opera is Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saens. It will be performed at Burry Port Memorial Hall on Wednesday,...

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THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK.  28th September, 2016

By Rev David Jones The first USA Presidential debate between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump will have been held by the time you are read...

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Renault-Nissan and Microsoft Partner to Deliver the Future of Connected Driving

Companies sign global, multiyear contract to work on next-generation connected car technologies and driving experiences The Renault-Nissan...

AN official ceremony is being held to celebrate the opening of Ysgol Bro Dinefwr at Ffairfach.

Ysgol Bro Dinefwr to have official opening

AN official ceremony is being held to celebrate the opening of Ysgol Bro Dinefwr at Ffairfach. It will take place on the morning of...

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By Mark Jones, director of Carmarthen-based Clay Shaw Butler chartered accountants and business consultants.

The taxman at HMRC has always had procedures in place to deal with complaints. These procedures have now been extended to include an online...

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Côr Meibion Llanelli Male Voice Choir, Côr y Penrhyn, Adele O’Neill at Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli.

There was a splendid competitive edge to this Côr Meibion Llanelli Male Voice Choir annual concert staged at Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli....

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Classic car challenge raises over £5,000 for charity despite breakdown

Cambridge businessman Charles le Strange Meakin [from Hunstanton] and a team of fundraisers raised over £5,000 for Action for Children...

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Margam Country Park Battles Amongst Britain’s Bests Parks

Beating off hundreds of other UK parks and green spaces to win the Green Flag’s UK People’s Choice Award in 2013, staff at Neath Port...

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Road works at Halfway junction Llanelli

The road at the junction of the A4138 at Halfway, Llanelli, is to be resurfaced by contractors working on behalf of Carmarthenshire County...

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Patchell: “We can build on first victory,”

Scarlets secured their first victory of the season on Saturday evening as they took on reigning champions Connacht in the fourth round of...

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SCARLETS SECURE FIRST WIN OF SEASON AGAINST REIGNING CHAMPIONS By Helen ‘Helzbach’ Davies

Following a start to the season that can at best be described as ‘indifferent’ the Scarlets are back in Parc y Scarlets ready to face...

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Landmark insurance deal for Welsh rugby

The Welsh Rugby Union, together with Pro Rugby Wales,  has secured significantly improved insurance cover for all registered players,...

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WALES PRESIDENTS XIII 52 WEST OF ENGLAND LIONHEARTS 14

By Ian Golden at Glan-yr-Afon Park, Blackwood   In the first game of a brand new Welsh representative side, created to bridge the gap...

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Rural Community Development Funding Available Now in Neath Port Talbot!

Neath Port Talbot Council is urging eligible groups to apply for Rural Community Development Funding before the current window of...

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Wales coach visits former school to support ground-breaking NSPCC service

Wales’ Head Coach has today helped the NSPCC deliver an innovative service for children at his former school.   Rob Howley visited...

£19 Million Cynnydd Project Launched

LAUNCH OF PROJECT TO SUPPORT YOUNG PEOPLE

A major project has been launched in Pembrokeshire aimed at supporting children and young people who are most at risk of disengaging with...

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SALES SOAR IN UNDER ARMOUR SERIES

Wales’ Under Armour Series fixtures are at more than 60-per-cent of Principality Stadium capacity already, with clashes against Australia...

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Welsh Assembly backs Conservative calls for access to single market and immigration control

The National Assembly for Wales voted against “full membership” of the European Single Market this week, becoming the first national...

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POP UP SHOPS CONSULTATION IN ST CLEARS, WHITLAND AND LLANDOVERY

Business owners, local residents, visitors and town councillors are among a number of people being invited to share their views on how to...

Welsh companies embark on food and drink trade visit to Canada

Welsh companies embark on food and drink trade visit to Canada

Fourteen leading Welsh food and drink companies are preparing their goods to be part of the first Welsh food and drink trade visit to...

Swansea Beach celebrated for its quality

July highest month ever for inbound tourism to UK

Figures released today show that July was the highest month ever for inbound tourism to the UK with 3.8 million visits, up 2% per cent on...

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Polaroid Announces Global Release for its Next Generation Instant Digital Camera, the Polaroid Snap Touch

With a 3.5″ LCD Touchscreen Display and App-Driven Creative Control, Polaroid Once Again Redefines Sharing for the Digital Age with...

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Neath Food and Drink Festival 2016 – One Week to Go!

The increasingly popular Neath Food and Drink Festival will return for its 8th consecutive year from Friday 30th September – Sunday 2nd...

THE BABYMOON BOOM – NEARLY A THIRD (28%) OF EXPECTANT PARENTS NOW CONSIDERING ‘BABYMOONS’, WITH 59% TRYING TO RIVAL EXTRAVAGENT A-LIST CELEB HOLIDAYS

THE BABYMOON BOOM – NEARLY A THIRD (28%) OF EXPECTANT PARENTS NOW CONSIDERING ‘BABYMOONS’, WITH 59% TRYING TO RIVAL EXTRAVAGENT A-LIST CELEB HOLIDAYS

The Babymoon boom: 28% of new or expectant parents are now considering babymoons for the future and a further 37% regret not going on one...

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Retailers Must Wake Up to New Indoor Location Technologies or Will Miss Mobile Opportunities

Retailers need to acknowledge and understand the opportunities and threats posed by handset-based indoor location technologies or run the...

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Over-reliance on bailiffs to reclaim council tax “worrying”, say Welsh Conservatives

Council tax arrears are now the biggest debt problem seen in Wales, say reports today.   According to Citizens Advice in Wales, almost...

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Part Time Sales Associate Required

Job brief We are looking for a results driven Sales Associate to be responsible for all sales activities and sales associate job duties,...

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ACCA Cymru Wales welcomes Taking Wales Forward plan

The recent Welsh Government programme for the next five years, ‘Taking Wales Forward’ has been cautiously welcomed by ACCA (the...

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Enrolment for adult learners of Welsh dropped by nearly 3000 in the year 2014/15 – Darren Millar AM responds

Responding to Plaid Cymru’s calls for more funding to ensure more teachers and assistants can use Welsh in the classroom, Welsh...