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I love Wales. Its rugged peaks and plunging valleys, fascinating Celtic legends and the delightful sing-song Welsh accent make it a special place for me.
Eco farmer Nigel Lishman, aged 56, of Plas Helyg, Ty'r Gafael, Glandwr, pleaded guilty to theft from a shop on May 20, when he appeared before Aberystwyth magistrates on Wednesday. The court heard that members of staff at LBS Builders Merchants viewed CCTV footage after they became aware that a mobile phone holder, valued at A 8.57, was missing.
Nearly 4,000 people are directly employed on the contracts by Welsh councils, with Powys council the biggest user of them. Powys council, which is run by a group of independents, employs 2,047 people on zero-hours contracts.
The National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth will be closed to the public on Wednesday as staff walk out in a row over pay. Chief Executive and Librarian Aled Gruffydd Jones said: "The library has already offered all staff a pay award of 3% together with an additional sum to employees on low wages, back dated to April 2013, placing the organisation in a position to meet the Welsh government's Living Wage target by April 2015."
Have you ever wondered why the flu seems to hit everyone around the same time? People are constantly touching germ-infected surfaces, especially in office buildings. Computers, elevators, and doors are contaminated surprisingly fast with infectious bacteria.
Jandaz Cockapoos, a specialist overseas dog breeder of cockapoos, expects to have cockapoo puppies ready for the Autumn and Winter months and is advising customers from abroad to make their bookings now to avoid disappointment. The Welsh breeder, based in Llandysul in Ceredigion, has been breeding cockapoos for more than a decade and specialises in matching cockapoos with loving homes overseas.
Local craftswomen had their unique wares included in a selection of fine Welsh goods presented to world leaders at the NATO Summit in Newport. Woollen journals created by Nia Hobbs of Rhydlewis and Jane Beck of Tregaron, were among items presented to world leaders attending the NATO Summit at the Celtic Manor resort, in Newport, on Friday.
The annual review of local authority performance across Wales shows that services provided by Ceredigion County Council continue to improve. Published last week, Performance Data for National Strategic Indicators and Public Accountability measures released by the Welsh Government shows performance over a range of services in Ceredigion to be improving.
Residents in Gloster Row, Cardigan, were out in force on Friday morning as their four decades of free parking ended. A ticket machine, installed in the riverside car park, was switched on and residents were told that from now on they would have to pay.
A petition has been launched to save the Cardi Bach bus service which is due to close at the end of this month after ten years of service. Cwmtydu resident Janet Richardson is urging people to sign the petition on the Welsh Assembly website before September 14 - the petition has already collected over 500 names.
Barry Rees, Head of Learning Services; Councillor John Adams-Lewis and his wife, Chair of the Council; Councillor Ellen ap Gwynn, Leader of the Council; Councillor Hag Harris who has particular responsibility for Children and Young People; and Rhian Rees, A celebration and official opening was held at the centre on September 3. Council Leader Councillor Ellen ap Gwynn opened the proceedings, with Councillor John Adams-Lewis, Ceredigion County Council chairman unveiling the new plaque and declaring the extension officially open. Canolfan Enfys Teifi was the first of four Integrated Children's Centre to open in Ceredigion.
A farmer was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in what has been described as an "industrial accident" in Ceredigion. The Wales Air Ambulance was called to a property in Beulah, just north of Newcastle Emlyn, on Wednesday night, after the man collapsed at home following the accident.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 12:37 am
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