57 min ago
Estate bids for dark sky status
The Elan Valley estate, near Rhayader, covering 18,000 hectares, will submit its bid to the US-based International Dark-Sky Association this month.
5 hrs ago
How Swansea and Chile are linked by the bells of Santiago
Three giant church bells cast in Spain in the 1750s and taken to South America eventually found an unlikely home in Mumbles, Swansea, following one of the worst fire tragedies in history and have since returned to Chile.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Swansea's role in anti-matter research is latest in centuries of ...
Swansea's role in anti-matter research is latest in centuries of invention by city's famous sons and daughters It should not come as too much of a surprise that scientists from Swansea are playing a major part in a futuristic experiment by Cern physicists in Switzerland seeking to determine if anti-gravity actually exists.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela has died
The English clubs have released a joint statement to say they will not take part in any ERC-run European tournaments from next season Want to know where to take the family for a festive treat this year? We've rated the top attractions around Cardiff so you know what to expect A business rate cap and measures to support high street traders were ... (more)
Hereford pub at centre of stabbing can re-open subject to conditions
THE doors of a Hereford pub could be back open just weeks after a man was allegedly stabbed at the venue.
Inquest hears how 94-year-old woman died after doctors missed hip fracture
As Richard Hibbard and Rhys Priestland prepare to leave Wales, rugby correspondent Simon Thomas takes a look at the efftect of the latest rugby stars to leave Wales Want to know where to take the family for a festive treat this year? We've rated the top attractions around Cardiff so you know what to expect A business rate cap and measures to ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Welsh scientists boldly go in search of anti-matter answers
A former teacher was alleged to have carried out the abuse, ranging from sexual touching to rape, in the 1960s and 1970s The Wales and British Lions coach clinched the top honour, as well as being named high-performance coach of the year at the UK Coaching Awards 2013 There's always a wealth of TV goodies on the box at Christmas and the BBC has ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Royal Welsh Winter fair: Calf champion not so daft in the ring
The seven-month-old heifer, owned by Michael Davies, of Caer Afon, Caersws, collected the YFC Wales calf rearing title at the Winter Fair.
Royal Welsh Winter fair: successful women farmers win award
RWS Winter Fair 2013 Wales Woman Farmer Awards runner up Helen Bennett, from Upper Hall, Welshpool, Powys, winner Cheryl Thomas from Gelli Gatrog Farm, Pontantwn, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire and runner up Mandy Colbourne, from Glyn Elwyn, Whitland, Carmarthenshire.
Vote on historic primary school fate
The future of a primary school that has been open for nearly 300 years will be decided as Powys council considers plans for its first "super school".
St Modwen to redevelop Swansea student village
Wales has seen an alarming decline in maths and science and remains the lowest of the Home Nations in all subject areas Warren Gatland's team will face the Wallabies in a surprise November fixture before the two teams meet in the 2015 World Cup group stages There's always a wealth of TV goodies on the box at Christmas and the BBC has announced its ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
South Wales Guardian
Rhagfyr 8fed. Ebenezer: Gwasanaeth 10.30am. Alltwen: Parchg G M Jones 9.30am. Soar: Brawd Eifion Walters 10.30am.
New group in council coalition row
Plans to form a ruling coalition on Powys council have ended in a bitter spilt and the formation of a new group.
Drinker denies manslaughter after man died in Miners' Welfare Club row
As the autumn campaign comes to an end, we take a look at the Welsh players who advanced their cause and those who didn't this November The presenter from Pontypool was the first contestant to be voted off the latest series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! A 69-year-old died after falling to the ground during a row between two men at a ... (more)
April Jones: Mum's joy at A 80,000 raised for good causes in memory of her daughter
The mum of schoolgirl April Jones said she hoped her murderer "suffers every day of his life" as money from a Trust in her memory was shared out.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Misundertanding Amazon, The Whole Point Of Technological Advance Is To Destroy Jobs
The Observer has a great piece about what it's like to work in an Amazon fulfillment centre in the UK.
South Wales Argus
Road near Abergavenny closed due to burst water main
THE A4077 between Gilwern and Crickhowell, near Abergavenny, is likely to remain closed until Tuesday because of a burst water main.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Folk singer Fred Wedlock is revealed as the mystery prankster behind...
Wales rugby legend Barry John was at the Millennium Stadium to watch Warren Gatland's team go down 26-30 to Australia and insists they missed their chance to make a big statement to the rugby world Welsh fashion legend David Emanuel won eight meals for his campmates despite being "bitten alive" in a trial called As Scream on TV.
South Wales Argus
Blaenau Gwent farmer kept dead sheep on his land
In April, officers from Powys County Council, working jointly with staff from Blaenau Gwent Council , were alerted to a number of sheep carcases at varying stages of decomposition that had been discovered on the farm.
The Greenwich Daily Voice
Happy Birthday To Greenwich's Roger Glover
Roger David Glover, who has owned a home in Greenwich, turns 68 on Saturday. The British bassist, songwriter, and record producer was born November 30, 1945, in Brecon, Powys, Wales, U.K. Glover formed his first band Madisons with a group of friends which later merged with a rival band to become Episode Six.