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6 hrs ago | Border Counties Advertizer

Five go on trial over threats of violence at house party

Richard Rogers, 19, of Bronwylfa Road in Welshpool, Huw-Glyn Jones, 19, of Orchard Green in Llanymynech, Stafford Jones, 20, of Llanidloes Road in Newtown, Sam Williams, 20, of Gungrog Road in Welshpool, and Huw Jones, 23, also of Gungrog Road are jointly charged with using or threatening unlawful violence causing fear for personal safety following ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | This is South Wales

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The three streets in question had been chosen because residents there had bought more season tickets than any other postcodes.

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14 hrs ago | Ledbury Reporter

Mass 'ice bucket challenge' in Hay-on-Wye

A MASS 'Ice Bucket Challenge' will see up to 100 people dump freezing cold water over their heads in the middle of Hay -On-Wye on Thursday to raise money for charity.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

BBC News

Help for salmon to leap 1791 weir

Salmon will be able to migrate up more than 10 miles of a Swansea river for the first time in two centuries - thanks to a new fishpass.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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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

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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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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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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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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

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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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