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News on Newport City County, Wales continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Controversial plans for 1,000 homes in Old St Mellons to be discussed by planners

Under the plans from Persimmon Homes, a new community of up to 1,020 homes could be built on land adjacent to Old St Mellons in Cardiff Councillor Dianne Rees, stands amongst the fields marked as potential sites for local development planning along Ruperra Close and Bridge road, Old St Mellons, Cardiff Controversial plans for as many as 1,000 homes ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Sofas, carpets, mattresses - just some of the items a resident claims ...

Andy Williams, from Splott, has accused Cardiff council of spending money to keep the city centre clean but ignoring the suburbs.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Did he kill his girlfriend's baby out of JEALOUSY? Man who killed...

Did he kill his girlfriend's baby out of JEALOUSY? Man who killed his lover's six-week old son after texting her 'you can trust me' may have lost his temper because she wouldn't have a baby with HIM, says judge as he jails him for nine years A mechanic who beat his lover's newborn baby to death may have been jealous because she wouldn't have a baby ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | Penarth Times

Fallen electric cable causes traffic delays in Sully

Police, the fire service and Western Power all attended the incident on South Road that was first reported at around 9am this morning.

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19 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Lack of killer's remorse' adds to grief

THE family of a murdered Trinant father says his killer has shown "no remorse" for what he has done, they have said in a statement.

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20 hrs ago | IcNetwork

World War One: Who in your family or street died in the Great War? Use this tool to find out

This amazing and important tool allows you to discover the records of one million casualties of World War One - searchable by name, street, town or city Harold Jenkins, from Werfa Street, in Roath, Cardiff, was just 15, when he died on March 1, 1917.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

South Wales Argus

LAST week we visited Chepstow Road, Newport, and received the following replies:

I believe the Now and Then picture is Chepstow Road, Newport. Eveswell School was on the left and in the distance is a tram car.

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IcNetwork

Woman who blew her A 200,000 inheritance on caring for horses loses...

Woman who blew her A 200,000 inheritance on caring for horses loses her appeal against her conviction for animal cruelty Lisa Vaughan was ordered to pay out A 5,500 despite being told she had spent all of her inheritance.

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Eyesore or misunderstood? Wales' top five 'ugly buildings' - as judged by Nathan Bevan

As the owners of Pembrokeshire's Hobbit house are refused planning permission, we pick some blots on the landscape that were given a green light After a battle for retrospective planning permission as long and drawn-out as Frodo's journey to the top of Mount Doom, the owners of Pembrokeshire's so-called 'Hobbit house' have finally been told they've ... (more)

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Salisbury Journal

Tears as ex guilty of killing baby

A grieving mother broke down in a flood of tears as a jury convicted her former boyfriend of killing her six-week-old son.

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IcNetwork

Road trip restaurants: Where to eat just off the M4

Heading out west for the summer break? Or just visiting for the day? Here's our must-read guide on where to stop for the best motorway munchies Caldicot boasts takeaway Angelo's Fish Bar just 0.8 miles from the junction, but if you're after something of the sit-down variety, there's also The Spice Trail , authentic Indian food just a mile from the ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

IcNetwork

Peter Collins: Angling for more important matters

The joys of fishing have so far escaped me, although I am at that reflective time of life when I'm beginning to realise that the real meaning of fishing has little to do with catching fish.

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South Wales Argus

Gwent sites get Green Flag award

Welsh environmental charity, Keep Wales Tidy , today announced the results of the Green Flag Awards for parks and green spaces in Wales, with no less than 20 selected from across the area.

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IcNetwork

Family of murdered Joanna Michael launch negligence claim against police

Joanna Michael, from St Mellons, was stabbed to death - she made two desperate calls to the emergency service before being murdered The family of a young mum who was stabbed to death after police failed to respond to her 999 calls for help have launched a negligence claim against the officers involved.

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South Wales Argus

Newport drug dealer escapes from court after hearing he would be locked up

A MAN who was told by a judge that he would be receiving a custodial sentence for dealing drugs jumped out of the dock and ran out of Newport Crown Court this morning.

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Penarth Times

Rock choir sing on hot sunny day

PENARTH and Cardiff Rock choir gave a blistering performance on Saturday, July 26, at Barry Island Music Festival on a scorching hot day with an appreciative crowd.

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IcNetwork

There is light at the end of the tunnel for the Cardiff commercial...

Cardiff Business Council, the Welsh Assembly Government and Cardiff Council must work together to attract sizeable tenants for buildings now being constructed, according to associate director with DTZ Chris Terry The Cardiff city centre office market is showing clear signs of improvement after a number of years of limited development and letting ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

South Wales Argus

Heroin gang made to pay back profits

A GROUP of men who brought at least A 50,000-worth of heroin to Newport from Bristol were ordered to pay back some of the profits, with two told to pay back just A 1 each.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

South Wales Argus

Newport school could expand after merger

PLANNING permission is being sought for a major expansion of a junior school site in Newport, which will allow the physical completion of a merger with the neighbouring infants school.

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South Wales Argus

it's the Weekend: The Great Outdoors - Where to skateboard in Gwent

SOPHIE BROWNSON takes a look at where to find some of the best ramps and half-pipes for skateboarders, BMX riders and those riding scooters.

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