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20 min ago | Gazette Series

Electric cable thieves to pay back 1

The seven men from south Wales will only pay only A 1 back from their lucrative metal cable thefts in Frampton-on-Severn SEVEN South Wales men who risked their lives to steal more than five miles of live high-voltage cable from pylons in Frampton-on-Severn will pay only A 1 each under the Proceeds of Crime Act because they have no assets, a judge ... (more)

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1 hr ago | The Independent

Active Wales: If you want an energetic holiday cycling or walking,...

Sarah Baxter is part-time Associate Editor of Wanderlust travel magazine and a part-time freelance travel journalist and editor.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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50 bands to listen to as HUB Festival takes over Cardiff this weekend

The massive music festival sees 200 bands playing 11 stages over three days staking Cardiff's claim as one of the UK's music capitals CARDIFF will this weekend witness the next step in an ongoing musical revolution as the multi-venue HUB Festival hopes to put the Welsh capital on the musical map.

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South Wales Argus

Residents fury over Rogerstone rats

Resident Sue Jackson is upset with the council over the lack of help she has had, numerous rats are invading her garden, which she believes comes from the stagnant canal at the back of her home in Rogerstone A ROGERSTONE resident has been left 'frustrated' at the continuing problem of rats in her garden - and has started a petition after council ... (more)

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Recycling rates hit new highs in Wales - but some councils continue to lag behind

The proportion of waste going to recycling is continuing to creep up towards a legally-binding target that local councils must meet by 2016, official figures suggest.

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Want a home with a pool? Then this former farmhouse could be for you

The house in Cardiff dates back to 1825 in parts and has been extended and improved to offer generous accommodation If you're on the hunt for a unique home which you can put your own stamp on, Oakdale could be the one for you.

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Award-wining cameraman acquitted of fraud charge in just an hour

Huw Talfryn Walters, 50, walked free from court following allegations he had taken money out against family home without his wife's knowledge It took a jury at Cardiff Crown Court just an hour to unanimously acquit Huw Talfryn Walters after what had been his second trial.

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Carbon Trust to slim down team in Wales following loss of Welsh Government funding

From October the Carbon Trust will lose its direct grant funding from Cardiff Bay, which was worth A 2.5m in the last full financial year A not-for-profit body that has been helping businesses save millions on their energy bills is to lose its funding from the Welsh Government.

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South Wales Argus

107-year-old Newport man celebrates birthday

Celebrating his 107th birthday at Glyn Anwen Extra Care Scheme in Newport is 107 year-old John Donavan, here chatting to Newport Mayor, Councillor Matthew Evans A MAN born in the same year as Laurence Olivier and John Wayne has just celebrated his 107th birthday in Newport.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Independent

August Bank Holiday 2014: Five ways to make the most of it

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The first Gavin and Stacey charity bike ride from Essex to Barry set for this weekend

A lot will be occurin' on Barry Island this weekend when scores of cyclists will ride into Barry at the end of the first "Gavin 2 Stacey" charity cycle ride.

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'I miss her every day, I loved her so much and will always miss...

Graham Jones nursed his wife for three years after she suffered a stroke and cared for her constantly until her death Graham Jones, 71, painted a moving picture of his love for his wife, Jeanette, and how he met her four decades ago.

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16 inspirational Welsh heroes who have stepped up to save lives and stop crime

They are the brave and selfless men, women and children whose actions have made a huge difference to the lives of others around them From the young girl whose dying wish was for others in her hospital ward to get an Easter egg to the man who risked his life to race into a burning flat to save his elderly neighbour, these are the men, women and ... (more)

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

How the NATO summit will affect Barry and the Vale - Traffic...

How the NATO summit will affect Barry and the Vale - Traffic restrictions, council services, schools and ambulance service information THE Vale of Glamorgan Council will be implementing temporary traffic restrictions during the NATO summit in Newport between Tuesday, September 2 and Friday, September 5. To ensure the free flow of traffic and to ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

English say Scots will pay a heavy price for referendum

Voters south of the Border want a cut to Scottish annual public spending of almost 1,400 per person if there is a No vote, and a refusal to share the pound in the event of independence.

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Rightacres Property acquire key development site in Cardiff

The site, close to Cardiff train and bus stations - and which once housed the planning offices of Cardiff Council - was bought after a competitive bid process overseen by LPA receivers Allsops.

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South Wales Argus

Behind the Headlines: Gwent organisations helping those battling depression

FOLLOWING the death of Hollywood star Robin Williams, there has been an outpouring from those suffering from depression.

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Riverside Festival given late go-ahead after funding fears for Cardiff event

This weekend's Riverside Festival has been given the go-ahead at the last minute - thanks to a late funding boost.

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South Wales beer launches at Bank Holiday festival

Beer lovers rejoice, for the Bank Holiday Weekend is approaching, and there's some good news for those who like a hoppy tipple South Wales pub company Knife & Fork Food have collaborated with Otley Brewing Co.

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Messenger Newspapers

Nato summit 'unchartered territory'

The officer in charge of one of the largest security operations in British history at the forthcoming Nato summit in Wales has said the high-profile event is "completely unchartered territory" for UK policing.

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