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Former Swansea student village could be transformed into housing estate with hundreds of homes

Aapproval is expected to be granted in spring 2015 with work on the site scheduled to start in early 2016 Regeneration specialist St. Modwen has submitted a planning application to build around 300 new homes at its Hendrefoilan development in Swansea.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

IcNetwork

Welsh premiere for Pride film about the miners' strike and gay community

The film tells the inspirational story of the unlikely link up between London based gay and lesbians and miners from the Dulais Valley An inspirational film which depicts the relationship between a Welsh mining community and gay activists is set to hit the big screen.

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Ledbury Reporter

Holmer resident Joseph Sockett who died during the First World War.

A HEARTBREAKING account of the horror of war has been unearthed by the relatives of a Herefordshire soldier killed in the bloodiest conflict of all.

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IcNetwork

Warmer weather on the way as we say goodbye to the August washout

Wales had 257.5mm of rainfall through August and overall it was the 18th wettest August for the UK since records began.

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IcNetwork

Houses for sale in Wales: 10 of the best homes to buy in the country's most desirable post codes

Ever fancied buying a house in one of the post codes named Wales' most desirable? Have a gander at what's on offer... The tiny crossroads village in Anglesey came top of a poll commissioned by the Royal Mail who bid to find out the most desirable postcodes in England, Scotland and Wales.

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Hereford Times

Police call off investigation into Presteigne death

A MURDER probe into the death of a man at Hereford County Hospital has ended, with Powys police closing its investigation.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hereford Times

Police call off investigation into Presteigne death

A MURDER probe into the death of a man at Hereford County Hospital has ended, with Powys police closing its investigation.

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IcNorthWales

Cash-strapped council axes pest control services

No more bookings for rat, mice or cockroach infestations as Powys County Council cuts services to save A 45,000 People with infestations of rats, mice, wasps hornets and cockroaches in their homes will no longer be able to get help from their council to remove them in Powys.

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IcNetwork

London reception will shine a light on brand Wales

Guests will have the chance to view images from the 'Wales is GREAT' campaign and find out how both governments are promoting Wales overseas More than 200 guests will attend a reception tonight at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London to showcase Welsh business, education and tourism in the build up to the NATO Summit .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

IcNetwork

There are concerns ethnic minorities are being targeted by racists on social media

A race equality organisation in Wales has warned that ethnic minorities are increasingly falling victim to "targeted racism" and harassment in a backlash to escalating tensions abroad - with many now being targeted on social media.

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BBC News

Sheen's bite-size Dylan project

The voice of the Frost/Nixon and The Queen star will be used for minute-long recordings of some of the poet's and Shakespeare's famous works.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Ledbury Reporter

Herefordshire's first outdoor gym unveiled

Opening of Herefordshire's first community outdoor gym by Herefordshire Housing near the Yazor Brook.from left, Amy Francis, Emmily Simcock and Ben Francis with some of the new equipment.

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Hereford Times

Relay For Life

Pictured are members of the volunteer committee; Alan Randell, Maureen Beers, Carole Fryer, Wendy George and Mick Fryer, together with Maria Parker, Cancer Research UK local fundraising manager.

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Hereford Times

New MD for Knighton Band

Sarah Freeman the new musical director of Knighton Town Silver band when she played the last post at a ceremony in Llangunllo recently.

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BBC News

Bog snorkellers take up the challenge

The event attracted more than 150 competitors from as far afield as France, Germany, the USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand.

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Hereford Times

Only Fools and Horses star John Challis opens refurbished Hereford furniture store

From left: Store manager Ben Sullivan, John Challis, managing director Jonathan Stoker, Jean Stoker, and commercial director Chris Leech.

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IcNetwork

Could pancreatic cancer sufferers in Wales miss out on life-prolonging drug?

There are fears Abraxane will only be made available to a small number of Welsh patients - despite it being free in England Steve Lewis, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in December 2012, is pictured with wife Margaret and daughters Holly and Paige Pancreatic cancer sufferers in Wales will be at a disadvantage to their English counterparts ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Giant blanket brings family some comfort

AS Victoria Stockman was rushed into A&E with burns which would ultimately claim her life last May, her auntie Jane Young was fighting a heart attack on the same ward, by her side.

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Hereford Times

THERE is still plenty to do in Herefordshire today - despite the soggy start.

Mickey Provis, of Green Cow Kitchens will share his skills and insights in game preparation at 11am today while young chef Sean Weaver teaches hopefuls about cooking at 12pm.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

IcNetwork

Tiny Anglesey village of Brynteg is Wales' most desirable postcode

Brynteg named nation's most sought-after by Royal Mail, fighting off competition from Llantwit Major in the Vale of Glamorgan It might only boast a pub, petrol station and chapel, surrounded by a modest scattering of houses but Brynteg can lay claim to the title of Wales' most desirable postcode.

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