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A RAUNCHY billboard displaying a woman's bottom in a pair of denim hotpants to promote a car wash has been removed for being "sexist".

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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Gareth Thomas: I've found new love at last, reveals Alfie, in his most honest interview yet

From his first sexual encounter as a postman in Bridgend, to cruising the streets of London for sex, to coming close to taking his own life... the former British Lions and Wales skipper has opened up on his years of torment hiding his sexuality He worked hard to ensure he was "a beast" on and off the pitch, but Welsh rugby legend Gareth Thomas has ... (more)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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Feast of football for Bridgend DFC

Twyford arrived with a squad of 23 players to take on their Welsh opponents at Great Western Avenue in Bridgend.

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Look: Hundreds enjoy Newton Beer and Pop Festival in Porthcawl

Families brought picnics and watched 11 bands play for free at the event, which raised about A 1,000 for two selected charities - Porthcawl YMCA's Y Centre on John Street and Welsh children's cancer charity Latch.

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AUDIO: Gardens project growing from roots

A project launched to support community food growing in Wales has seen neglected sites transformed into thriving gardens where residents are harvesting enough produce to support local food banks.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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Business start-up figures hailed as Jobs Growth Wales job creation...

Nathan Burgess, from Kenfig Hill, is one of more than 10,000 young people in Wales to have found work through Jobs Growth Wales A flagship Welsh job creation programme to be used as a template by the UK Labour party if it wins the election has surpassed 15,000 jobs created since it was set up.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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The great Welsh wage scandal: Women working part time here will earn less than the living wage

More than half of women working part-time in some areas of Wales earn less than the living wage, according to research published by the TUC.

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'Homing Bird' takes flight in the Rhondda

People from across South Wales gained invaluable experience of film-making when production started in Rhondda Cynon Taf this month on a short film created through a unique training scheme.

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Lauren wows the judges to win place in Miss British Empire competition

Twenty-year-old Lauren Jones from Maesteg will now go on to represent Wales at the grand finals in London in October A Maesteg woman is in the running to be named Miss British Empire 2014 after beating off competition from 10 other girls to take the crown in the pageant's Welsh heats.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Bahama Pundit

Bahamian Politics and the Future of Andre Rollins

Disagreement in politics is par for the course. It is nothing unusual. Political parties incorporate individuals with differing views on a variety of issues, who join a broad coalition to pursue their common interests.

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Two people in "imminent danger" from rising tide winched to ...

The pair were rescued from Dunraven Bay on Monday evening and in a separate incident a fisherman was rescued on Tuesday morning Two people in "imminent danger" were rescued by RAF helicopter after being cut off by a rapid tide on a Vale of Glamorgan beach.

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Police release CCTV of man wanted for suspected shoplifting in Pyle

Police in Bridgend are appealing to the public to identify a man suspected of shoplifting from a shop in Pyle.

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Live: Wales breaking news, Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Join Breaking News Editor Alicia Melville-Smith and the rest of the team from 10am till late for the latest traffic, sport, entertainment and breaking news updates.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Tributes to 'inspirational' Lancashire trade union stalwart

Clive Edwards, a teacher who fought tirelessly for workers' rights over four decades, established the county's first Trade Union Studies Centre at Blackburn College in the 1970s, which has since grown to provide more than 60 courses each year.

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The Move the Mud protest in Porthcawl saw around 200 people turn out to make their voices heard

Up to 200 people joined a protest in Porthcawl today against a pile of silt which campaigners claim is symbolic of the neglect of the town.

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Carwyn Jones has made his his most forceful intervention yet into the debate on Scottish independence

Wales' First Minister insisted he would 'firmly' say no to any currency proposal in his strongest intervention yet in independence debate Carwyn Jones has made his his most forceful intervention yet into the debate on Scottish independence - insisting he would veto any attempt to set up a currency union after a Yes vote.

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BBC News

Protest over dumped harbour mud

Residents of a south Wales resort angry about the dumping of mud from a harbour on a car park are due to stage a protest calling for it to be cleared.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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Cute alert! Hundreds of wrinkle-faced pugs at first ever Pugfest

Around 800 people were at Court Colman Manor in Bridgend to celebrate everything wonderful about the wrinkly-faced and curly-tailed pooches.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

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Live: Wales breaking news, Saturday, August 23, 2014

Join Reporter Kathryn Williams and the rest of the team from 10am till late for the latest traffic, sport, entertainment and breaking news updates.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Vale of Glamorgan: Your community news

POST OFFICE : Thank you to the staff at the Post Office in Dunraven Place. The newly refurbished Post Office is not completely running as smooth as staff had hoped.

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