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Law firm close to signing up as premiere tenant at Capital Square's first office scheme

Artist impression of the 135,000 sq ft scheme office at the Capital Square development in the centre of Cardiff.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Fancy running your library? AMs warn community-run libraries are likely to be reality as cuts bite

Report from the Communities, Equality and Local Government committee says libraries should look to share facilities with other authority services Responsibility for managing libraries in Wales is likely to increasingly fall on communities as English-style cuts to council budgets bite, an Assembly committee has warned.

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150 people attended a meeting at Whitchurch Community Centre over the village's Post Office

There was standing room only as 150 people turned out to protest against plans to move the Whitchurch Village Post Office.

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'Betrayal': Residents blast the scaled-back design of...

Residents have hit out at plans to reduce the size of a new leisure facility in Cardiff, describing it as a "betrayal" to what was originally promised.

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Semiconductor materials maker IQE suffers first half drop in revenue but bosses remain upbeat

Semiconductor materials maker IQE suffered a 17% slip in revenues in the first half of this year down to A 52m.

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Do you know the topless thief who stole shop's cash while waiting for 1p in change?

Attack-minded manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits his team have to focus on their defensive strategy in their final Austrian tour match against Amkar Perm of Russia Is Wales's tourism budget inadequate when compared to rivals such as Scotland? Well not according to chair of the Welsh Government's Tourism Advisory Board Dan Clayton Jones Chair of ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Peter Collins: Soul of nation's culture in limbo

Listening to the Sunday morning Sport Prom from the Royal Albert Hall, which featured the life-enhancing Soul Limbo by the excellent Booker T and the MGs, I was reminded of why I will never vote Labour again.

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'Bard of Ely' Steve Andrews ties the knot with US wife in Gibraltar

The Bard of Ely, alias Steve Andrews of Mackintosh Place, Cardiff, is pictured with his American partner Melissa Houghton, 32 But self-styled South Wales 'bard' Steve Andrews has tied the knot with the love of his life Melissa Houghton - only for the pair not to be able to return home to Cardiff together due to visa restrictions.

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'She had a real zest for life': Tributes paid to 36-year-old killed in A470 crash

Joanne Smart from Cardiff was killed on Sunday morning when her car crashed between Nantgarw and the Taffs Well Interchange A driver who died when her car overturned on the A470 has been described as a "very bubbly person" who "always lived life to the full".

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'Nutrition Skills for Life' Programme Wins Bevan Prize for Health and Wellbeing 2014

A training programme to help community workers support people across Wales to eat a healthy diet has won a prestigious UK -wide award for promoting the founding values of the NHS.

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Unions raise concerns over radical plans to merge services across three council areas

Radical proposals to bring together three South Wales councils to create a single service to regulate Trading Standards, environmental health and licensing will come under the spotlight this week.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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'Scandalously unequal': Museum boss's scathing verdict ...

Solskjaer is a big admirer of highly-rated England under-21 centre-back Keane and is determined to add a new defender to his squad before the season begins The head of Wales' state-funded museum sector has launched an outspoken attack on the coverage of the arts by UK broadcasters, accusing them of a London bias that largely ignores the rest of the ... (more)

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Put down your phone and talk to me: Is this Cardiff's answer to Banksy?

Artist Micah Purnell has designed thought-provoking posters which are on show in 70 well-known locations around the capital advertising nothing more than ideas Award-winning artist Micah Purnell has designed thought-provoking posters which are on show in 70 well-known locations around the capital.

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Welsh journalist Guto Harri visits Pontypridd secondary school to talk about a job in journalism

Harri, from Cardiff, is the former BBC Chief Political Correspondent and now the director of communications at News UK, and visited Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg last week.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

South Wales Argus

it's the Weekend: Food and drink - Caerleon chef James Sommerin...

IT'S THE WEEKEND: Food and drink - Caerleon chef James Sommerin serves us something special with new "dream" venture HE is the Caerleon chef who served up a Michelin star for the Monmouthshire-based eatery The Crown at Whitebrook, and now James Sommerin has opened his own fine dining restaurant in Penarth.

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'Why I ran the Race for Life..': 15 women on their reasons for running 10k

Alleged victim was aged just nine at the time but is now a man aged 55 - case has also been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission Cardiff City's pre-season hits top gear today as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men play back to back matches at the SVK Arena in Austria.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Business community give their backing to ambitious plans to transform Cardiff Central Station

Torrential downpours are forecast to hit Wales on Friday night and Saturday, leading the Met Office to issue an amber weather warning A week on from a war of words erupting between the WRU and regions, it would appear relations have improved somewhat and that some fresh progress has been made As well as the enduring characters that have made Doctor ... (more)

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Workman rushed to hospital following scaffolding fall at St Mary St building

'After the Lions I was wrecked, in the Six Nations I could hardly lift my arm up' Richard Hibbard opens up on tough season After completing his summer move to Gloucester, the committed hooker who sat our Wales' tour in South Africa, reveals the pain he played through at times last season As well as the enduring characters that have made Doctor Who ... (more)

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Penarth Times

Alexandra Park unveiled as first Centenary Field in Wales by Roy Noble OBE

ALEXANDRA PARK was unveiled as the first Centenary Field in Wales the broadcaster Roy Noble and the leader of the Vale Council yesterday, July 17. The unveiling tags on to the official launch of the UK wide project by HRH The Duke of Cambridge in Coventry on Wednesday, July 16. Centenary Fields is open to all local authorities in Wales and aims to ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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Schools almost 40 miles from Nato summit venue set to be hit by expected disruption

Cardiff City blogger and author, Scott Johnson, takes a look at forgotten Norwegian midfield man Magnus Wolff Eikrem and insists he still has a role to play Across Wales there are great examples of companies and businesses going above and beyond the call of duty to make our country a better place to live Transport disruption due to the forthcoming ... (more)

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