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Police charge six men with drug offences following raids in Cardiff which seized 50kg of cannabis

Six men have been charged with drug offences following raids in Cardiff which seized a quarter of a million pounds worth of drugs.

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5 hrs ago | BBC News

'Genuine cases' refused blue badges

People with genuine disabilities are being refused blue badges for parking following a crackdown to prevent abuse of the system, an AM has claimed.

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5 hrs ago | IcNetwork

5 amazing pieces of art at a gallery near you this weekend

This colourful painting of The Old Pumping Station is one of a wide selection on show at Penarth Pier Pavilion as part of the retrospective by Aneurin Morgan Thomas.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, United Kingdom, World News, Caerphilly County, Wales, Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, Cardiff County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Passenger numbers continue to rise at Cardiff Airport despite expected small dip in June

Cardiff Airport is hoping that Ryanair will introduce new routes after confirming a first route in eight years with a service to Tenerife from October Cardiff Airport has reported its first year-on-year monthly reverse in passengers numbers since its acquisition by the Welsh Government in March last year.

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Glasgow has got A 500m from the UK Government but Nick Clegg has...

Glasgow has got A 500m from the UK Government but Nick Clegg has received no bids for a similar 'city deal' for Wales Commonwealth Games host-city Glasgow has won the promise of millions through a funding deal some want to see for Wales No applications from Wales have been received for the type of "city deal" which has resulted in the UK Government ... (more)

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Strawberry Tea to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care

A STRAWBERRY Tea to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care will take place in a Vale store on Wednesday, July 30. The Place for Homes, a local furniture and flooring store, will host the event at the store in Llandow, Cowbridge.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Barry And District News: Sky's the Limit: Ron's book sales are on the up

A FORMER RAF pilot turned Barry Island-based author has seen sales of his debut novel soar past the 10,000 mark.

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Discover more on the heritage coast this summer

A RANGE of new experiences from foraging sessions to photography lessons will be available to visitors to the Glamorgan Heritage Coast this summer following the launch of six pilot activities created to increase the area's appeal as a tourist destination.

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IcNetwork

Should Wales be home to an underground store for the country's radioactive waste?

There are plans to build a new Wylfa nuclear power station but Britain faces the challenge of storing radioactive waste.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Barry man cleared of attempted murder

The jury concluded that Gary Pincott, 56, of Holton Road, had in fact been trying to protect Leanne Ware who was pulled out of the River Taff lifeless last February having been thrown in during an argument with boyfriend Martin Edwards.

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Penarth Times

Penarth councillor says Vale Council 'must say where it stand on re-organisation'

A PENARTH councillor has raised concerns about the the impact on education, rubbish collection and library provision if the Vale of Glamorgan Council merged with Cardiff Council.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Voices of the factory floor: The forgotten workers who pioneered equal rights for women in Wales

Inspired by their sisters at Dagenham Ford who had taken strike action to win equal pay, the women of the Hoover factory in Merthyr Tydfil in 1970 decided to ask for the same.

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Health watchdog requests urgent review of GP appointment systems

Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Community Health Council wants the region's health board to carry out a full scale review across its practices The Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Community Health Council has urged the region's health board to undertake a full-scale review of the appointment procedures at all of its practices.

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Penarth Times

Jobs to go at Penarth primary school

A HEAD teacher has hit out at 'unfair' funding which will result in staff being made redundant at his school this year.

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Former world boxing champion Jason Cook denies assaulting his girlfriend

Bridgend Magistrates' Court heard Jason Cook, from Maesteg, pushed his ex-partner against a wall and locked her in a bear hug during a row outside a club.

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Royal Welsh: Tories launch red meat charter to boost industry

The Welsh Conservatives today launched a 10-point plan in a bid to boost the red meat industry in Wales.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Vale Council's key-gate costs taxpayer

A VALE councillor has been awarded A 3,000 in compensation and the Vale Council liable for costs following a dispute over a key.

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Constituents tour of Westminster

VALE MP Alun Cairns recently welcomed a coach tour of constituents from Barry and the Vale of Glamorgan to Westminster to Parliament last week.

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Law firm close to signing up as premiere tenant at Capital Square's first office scheme

Artist impression of the 135,000 sq ft scheme office at the Capital Square development in the centre of Cardiff.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Tour the Best Kept village which paints a picture of life before World War One

Village organizer Geoff Nicholls with other villagers in Gileston in the Vale of Glamorgan which has been awarded Best Kept Village It paints a fascinating picture of village life as it once might has been before the tranquility was destroyed by World War One.

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