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3 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Royal Welsh Show: Highlights from the final day in Llanelwedd

A popular focal point of this year's show has been a new high-tech rural crime fighting machine introduced by Dyfed-Powys Police.

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7 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Why 13 is the lucky number as Mike Bartlett drama premiered in Wales

Director Catherine Paskell reveals why she's staging the Welsh premiere of 13 at Cardiff's Chapter Arts Centre with a group of emerging actors Last autumn I first worked with the Third Year Acting students of Gorseinon, Gower College in Swansea on their drama school audition monologues.

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12 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Flooding concerns voiced over Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project

Responding to the UK Planning Inspectorate's examination of the project - which is the first of its kind in the world - Wales' environment body Natural Resources Wales said it did not consider a number environmental issues had been "adequately assessed".

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16 hrs ago | BBC News

AUDIO: Duck round-up among show highlights

It is the final day of the Royal Welsh Show in Builth Wells and among unusual acts in the main ring is a former Welsh champion sheepdog handler who uses his dogs to corral ducks.

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20 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Shed of the Year: Meet the Welshman behind the first ever televised...

Andrew Wilcox - aka Uncle Wilco - is the founder of the competition where finalists compete for the accolade of Britain's best shed The Welshman behind Shed of the Year will tonight see his long-running contest celebrating the best of British sheds on the small screen for the first ever Amazing Spaces: Shed of the Year competition.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

BBC News

Vandals rip off bronze bull's tail

The statue has become a well-known landmark in Builth Wells, reflecting the town's long historical connection to cattle The bull statue has been on the riverside park since 2005, when it was donated to the town by local sculptor, Gavin Fifield.

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Hereford Times

Changes to recycling in Hay-on-Wye

The border town will be among the first in Powys to employ the vehicles, which allow household collections to made in one truck, not the two separate ones currently in use.

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IcNorthWales

Casey Breese: Football club pleads guilty over boy's tragic death

The court heard Caersws Football Club changed its plea to guilty today following Casey's death in 2011 when he was knocked over by heavy, metal goal posts Caersws Football Club has been given a 12 month conditional discharge after it changed it plea and accepted responsibility for heavy metal goal posts which toppled and killed a 12-year-old boy as ... (more)

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Ledbury Reporter

Welsh patients who "can't go home" cost Wye Valley NHS Trust an average 12m a year

THE county's cash-strapped hospital trust has to find around A 12m a year to cover the cost of Welsh patients who can't go home.

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Ledbury Reporter

Hospital needs more time than NHS England allows to clear its backlog of cancelled operations

HEREFORD County Hospital has until September to clear a backlog of nearly 400 operations - but health bosses say that can't be done.

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Hereford Times

Survey says Hay-on-Wye is a 'special place'

WYE is special - according to a National Trust survey that ranks it as one of the top ten 'special places' in Wales.

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IcNetwork

Six-year-old boy struck by car in hit-and-run accident in Swansea

A six-year-old boy was taken to hospital after being struck by a car during a hit-and-run accident in Swansea.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hereford Times

Mystery man stashes 1000 in cash near Hay-on-Wye for treasure hunt

LIFE international treasure hunt organised by a mysterious Twitter benefactor led one lucky trio to a small wood just outside Hay -On-Wye where they found a jar containing A 1,000 in rolled up banknotes.

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South Wales Guardian

Health Board hails new era of GP services

NEW DAWN: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board has awarded the contract to provide GP services to the upper Amman and Swansea Valleys to the Amman Tawe Partnership.

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Hereford Times

The Market Place in Hay-On-Wye.

WYE is facing a "subtle, creeping attack" by budget cutters at the local authority, insists a spokesman for Hay Town Council.

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Ledbury Reporter

Hay-on-Wye police station to move

WYE'S police force could soon be operating out of library, after the announcement from Dyfed Powys Police that it is looking to relocate the station.

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Ledbury Reporter

The County Hospital, Hereford. 104006-1

A NEW urgent care facility for the "walking wounded" is taking the load off Hereford County Hospital's overstretched A&E nurses and at-capacity wards.

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FarmingUK

Farmers in lamb protest at Royal Welsh Show

NFU members have staged a demonstration outside the Tesco stand at the Royal Welsh Show in protest at the retailer's failure to back British lamb.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

IcNetwork

Psychiatrist laughed at one patient's scar and talked about sex with another, tribunal is told

A psychiatrist laughed at a patient when she showed him a self-harm scar on her abdomen and told her to see a plastic surgeon if she wanted to "get rid of this fat", a tribunal has heard.

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IcNetwork

National Eisteddfod 2014: Getting to the Carmarthenshire Eisteddfod by rail and bus

Attack-minded manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits his team have to focus on their defensive strategy in their final Austrian tour match against Amkar Perm of Russia Is Wales's tourism budget inadequate when compared to rivals such as Scotland? Well not according to chair of the Welsh Government's Tourism Advisory Board Dan Clayton Jones Chair of ... (more)

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