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48 min ago | IcNetwork

Guess who girl guide Emily met at the Royal Welsh?

A girl guide from Merthyr Tydfil spent a week in the great outdoors volunteering at the Royal Welsh Show - and got the chance to meet the Prime Minister in the process.

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2 hrs ago | Ledbury Reporter

SIT back, relax and watch this rather nice little video shot in the Hay-on-Wye area.

She said: "We have just created a three-minute web video on Hay Castle and Hay using a drone for some great aerial shots of inaccessible sections of the castle and beautiful sunny overviews of Hay, the Wye and Welsh landscapes.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

IcNetwork

Wales' Centre for Alternative Technology celebrates its four...

Wales' Centre for Alternative Technology celebrates its four decade long struggle to shift green politics from the margins to the mainstream The oil crisis of the early 70s sent the world into meltdown, but in mid-Wales ecologists pioneered answers to end our dependence on fossil fuels In October of that year we were given a painful reminder of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Gwynedd County, Wales, United Kingdom, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

IcNetwork

Historic house to be sold off to make way for university expansion

A landmark historical house in Swansea is being sold off as Swansea University presses ahead with its multi-million pound waterfront Bay Campus expansion project along the city's Fabian Way.

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South Wales Argus

MP Paul Murphy

A WISE former councillor once gave me an interesting piece of advice when visiting a local fete: never get given the job of judging a competition in your constituency.

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Related Topix: World News, Ceredigion County, Wales, United Kingdom, Gwynedd County, Wales, Flintshire County, Wales, Wrexham County, Wales, Monmouthshire County, Wales,

IcNetwork

The park which helped launch the career of some of Wales'...

Parc Llewellyn has won green flag status... it was the place where such players as John Charles and Ivor Allchurch learned their footballing skills A park where Welsh football legends such as John Charles and Ivor Allchurch practised as children has won prestigious Green Flag status for the first time.

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IcNetwork

The crowd watching Dolly Parton performing on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival

With dozens of camper vans turning up at this remote site for the weekend, it was like a mini Glastonbury The crowds weren't as big as this Glastonbury turnout but the Green Valley Blues Festival was like a mini version of the world famous event While good weather is no guarantee of success for a music festival it is a definite enhancement ... (more)

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Hereford Times

Fire crews kept busy in Herefordshire over weekend

On Friday evening, at around 10.25pm, two crews from Hereford were called to a smell of burning at an address in Gorsty Lane, Hereford.

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Hereford Times

Hayleya s big tea day.

At the event Jess Price holding Oliver Long, Emma Powell, Emma Lewis, Helen Davies, Hayley Bright , Louise and Zara Hardwick, Sam Gardener and front Tilly Mae Morris.

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Hereford Times

Emelia to support the Little Princess Trust

EIGHT year old Emelia Watts who likes being called Mi Mi from Knighton is going to have ten inches of her hair cut off on Saturday at a family party in Beguildy.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

IcNetwork

Multi-million pound expansion will see fast growing Trojan Electronics create 138 jobs in Swansea

ALMOST 140 jobs are to be created in Swansea by a fast growing firm which is investing A 1m in the business.

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Scoop

Kiwi reign in Wales shears finale

An 11-year New Zealand domination of one of the UK's top shearing events ended today with the first-ever Welsh win in the Corwen Shears in Wales.

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South Wales Argus

it's the Weekend: Family Fun - Try out the attractions at Cantref Adventure Park

Get the whole family involved in an exciting day out at CANTREF ADVENTURE PARK in Brecon this summer as SOPHIE BROWNSON reports.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Pets, Guinea Pigs, Ferrets, Chinchillas, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Family, Kids

Sat Jul 26, 2014

IcNetwork

'Depraved' transgender MoD worker avoids jail for harrassing woman

A "depraved" and devious transgender Ministry of Defence worker with a tights fetish avoided immediate jail after harassing the woman he had bedded for money.

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New York Daily News

Man hangs himself after fight with girlfriend about Danny Dyer

Dale Challoner, a 31-year-old from Wales, allegedly committed suicide following an argument sparked by girlfriend Danielle Plumpton's remark that the English soap opera star is good looking.

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Daily Star

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Dale Daniel Challoner was found dead in a community garden after he stormed out of the house during a heated argument with his partner Danielle Plumpton.

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Border Counties Advertizer

Man convicted of assaulting a police officer refused a retrial

A MAN ordered to pay 100 compensation to a policeman he was convicted of assaulting maintained his innocence after being refused a retrial by magistrates at Welshpool Court on Tuesday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Ledbury Reporter

PLANS to help flooding on the Welsh borders are being discussed at a meeting next month in Talgarth.

Residents from around the area are invited to at the Powys County Council drop-in session on Flood Alleviation Schemes on August 7. The first two phases of the scheme - designed to help flooding from the River Ennig - have been completed, and this final section will see improvements made downstream from Tower Bridge.

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Mirror.co.uk

Firefighter turned ARSONIST in bizarre bid to save station threatened with closure

Richard Naughton started two fires in skips to try and increase call-out figures - but he was caught in the act on CCTV Richard Naughton took matters into his own hands by creating two fires in skips in the hope it would increase call outs and prove the importance of his station in Knighton, Mid Wales.

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Hereford Times

Presteigne memorial hall gets a boost.

PRESTEIGNE memorial hall has been awarded a grant of A 65,371 by the Community Covenant Grant Scheme Board on behalf of the Royal Air Force, The Royal Navy and the Army.

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