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20 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Motorcyclist dies in West Wales road crash

He was involved in a three-vehicle smash on the B4297 near the village of Llanedi in Carmarthenshire at 10.10am this morning.

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Yesterday | IcNorthWales

Work to repair Cambrian Coast railway moving on ahead of schedule

People living nearby told the Daily Post the track is being laid with huge trains bringing in special equipment and ballast to carry out the work.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

BBC News

Three die in separate road crashes

And a woman passenger has died in hospital after the car she was in collided with parked cars in Swansea on Thursday night.

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BBC News

The tale of the lion and the spa break

Saturday, as you'll surely need no reminding, is International Circus Day. Author Jeremy Clay delves into the Victorian newspaper archives to unearth a tale of a travelling menagerie, an escaped lion, and a Welsh holidaymaker on a spa stay that proved rather less than stress-free.

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IcNetwork

Feathers fly as squatters move in to Ospreys' nest

Modern-day slaves forced into sex industry or tricked and bullied into doing menial jobs for nothing are living among us in plain sight After Gareth Bale's Copa del Rey heroics, we look at some other strikes from Welshman that have wowed the world of football Former X Factor stars Rhydian Roberts and Lucie Jones are set to strike a chord with Welsh ... (more)

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IcNorthWales

Women encouraged to take more active role on family farms

Mari Grug Davies, one of three daughters who helps out at the family sheep and beef farm, Cae Iago, at Llanwrin, Machynlleth A Farming Connect forum next month will aim to "inspire, motivate and empower women" to make the most of their opportunities.

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This is South Wales

Engineer from Townhill to box against former Welsh champion to...

Paul Owen, left, with Chris Ware, centre, and Paul's brother David. Paul is taking part in a white collar boxing event in Oceana nightclub in Swansea to raise money for British Heart Foundation Cymru.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Mail

Corrupt policemen stole cash and pens from fake 'crime scene' set up to catch them

Corrupt policemen stole cash and pens from fake 'crime scene' set up to catch them - but left the VIAGRA put out to tempt them Two senior policemen face jail after they were caught stealing from a fake 'crime scene' in a sting operation set up by their own colleagues.

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FarmingUK

Visitors attending Hay Festival invited to join local farm tours

Visitors attending the forthcoming Hay Festival are invited to join five local farmers on guided tours of their farms to learn more about where and how food is produced.

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IcNetwork

Delays over electrification row will 'damage' economy

Former X Factor stars Rhydian Roberts and Lucie Jones are set to strike a chord with Welsh rugby fans this Easter Sunday when they perform at Judgement Day II The Co-op's eye-watering losses come as the group is tearing itself apart over controversial reforms to its democratic membership structure South West Wales Regional Business Forum has ... (more)

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Hereford Times

Your County Times: Abbeydore to Yarkhill, plus clubs and societies, April 17, 2014.

WOMEN'S GUILD - In March members went to meet the mayor of Hereford, Phil Williams, who welcomed them to his parlour, then gave a conducted tour of the town hall including the vaults in the basement.

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Malvern Gazette

a New media area will allow theatre-goers the chance to get social.

The Courtyard in Hereford has created the public area complete with five Apple iMacs in part of the main foyer as part of the Arts Council England and Herefordshire Council capital improvement programme.

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This is South Wales

Life-saving device gets hearts racing at Uplands RFC

RUGBY often sets the pulses racing, but help is at hand at one Swansea rugby club, if things turn a little more serious.

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Hereford Times

Roll up, roll up - the Hereford May Fair is coming back

The three-day event from May 6-8 will once again see a number of white-knuckle rides, side shows and food stalls with up to 200 showmen entertaining fairgoers.

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BBC News

A 60,000 Dutch oil found in cottage

An oil painting by a Dutch master discovered in a mid Wales country cottage has fetched A 60,000 at auction.

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IcNetwork

Host of activities taking place for arts month

There is something to pique all interests and entertain all ages - including the unexpected.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

IcNetwork

Boost for Welsh tourism as it outperforms Britain, with nearly 10...

Crowds are set to flock to Wales this Easter as new statistics show the number of tourists visiting the country's attractions is on the up.

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Newsday

Spanners search for Welshpool artist

An artist is looking for people to donate 250 spanners for an artwork that is destined to adorn a mid Wales town.

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South Wales Argus

Newport brothers take on Brecon Beacons for hospice

Chris Trew and his brother Nick are walking over 100 miles summiting 32 mountains across the Brecon Bracons to raise money for St David's Hospice Nick and Chris Trew, who are originally from Nash, will walk over 32 mountains in the Brecon Beacons in eight days, starting on Friday, May 23. The challenge will be 115 miles long.

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Newsday

Powys village green hearing stopped

A bid to turn eight-acres of fields in Brecon into a village green has been stopped in its tracks.

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