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

The eclectic mix includes a ceramic commemorating the role of horses during WWI and a painting which will soon be displayed in hospitals Nathan Wyburn, the toast-wielding artist from Britain's Got Talent, is opening his new exhibition at Cardiff Story Museum.

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

Thu Jul 31, 2014

IcNetwork

Welsh Homes: How to posh it up in Cowbridge

Brimming with independent boutiques, delis and country pubs, if you're thinking of packing up and moving to Cowbridge, here's what you need to know It's not labelled the Bond Street of Wales for nothing.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Home Gardening, Home

IcNetwork

Young clothes designer jailed for glassing a man in a pub

A young clothes designer who glassed a man in a pub apologised to his victim after he was jailed for eight months.

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

IcNetwork

Tackling poverty is the only way to tackle childhood obesity, says think tank director

New figures show that more than 10% of four and five year olds in Wales are obese with 26% classed as overweight or obese Wales' childhood obesity crisis can only be tackled if poor families can access affordable food, the director of one of Wales' leading think tanks has warned.

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Related Topix: Merthyr Tydfil County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Bridgend County, Wales,

IcNetwork

'Stop the bickering' - rail union bosses lash out at UK and ...

A trade union which represents rail workers has attacked "political bickering" which it says has stalled the long-awaited electrification of the South Wales Valleys network.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Bridgend County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom,

Penarth Times

Commemorating the outbreak of the First World War in Penarth

ON August 4, 1914, one of the most horrific wars of all time started. In one way or another, the First World War affected every community across Britain.

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South Wales Argus

Appeal to bring home Newport woman, 37, paralysed by stroke

Karen Walters, who suffered a stroke in October 2013. Her family and friends are leading a fundraising campaign to get her home.

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Related Topix: Cardiff County, Wales, United Kingdom, Breast Cancer, Health, Medicine, Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, World News, Newport City County, Wales

Newsday

Arts bid for Victorian tram sheds

The council has confirmed its received offers for the Victorian buildings, and is looking for a "viable and sustainable solution" for the site.

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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

IcNetwork

Shock threat to future of Porthcawl Museum

John Street building will be put on the market by Bridgend council in the autumn after it failed to reach an agreement with Porthcawl Town Council The 130-year-old building that houses Porthcawl Museum and the town's arts society will be sold-off by cash-strapped Bridgend council in the autumn.

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Related Topix: Bridgend County, Wales, United Kingdom, World News,

IcNetwork

Sofas, carpets, mattresses - just some of the items a resident claims ...

Andy Williams, from Splott, has accused Cardiff council of spending money to keep the city centre clean but ignoring the suburbs.

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Daily Mail

Did he kill his girlfriend's baby out of JEALOUSY? Man who killed...

Did he kill his girlfriend's baby out of JEALOUSY? Man who killed his lover's six-week old son after texting her 'you can trust me' may have lost his temper because she wouldn't have a baby with HIM, says judge as he jails him for nine years A mechanic who beat his lover's newborn baby to death may have been jealous because she wouldn't have a baby ... (more)

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

IcNetwork

Happy Birthday Alfie! Wales' most exciting player turns 40

He tore up the rugby pitch, was on the front page of magazines and has gone from reality TV to Hollywood.

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South Wales Argus

Lack of killer's remorse' adds to grief

THE family of a murdered Trinant father says his killer has shown "no remorse" for what he has done, they have said in a statement.

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World War One: Who in your family or street died in the Great War? Use this tool to find out

This amazing and important tool allows you to discover the records of one million casualties of World War One - searchable by name, street, town or city Harold Jenkins, from Werfa Street, in Roath, Cardiff, was just 15, when he died on March 1, 1917.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Woman who blew her A 200,000 inheritance on caring for horses loses...

Woman who blew her A 200,000 inheritance on caring for horses loses her appeal against her conviction for animal cruelty Lisa Vaughan was ordered to pay out A 5,500 despite being told she had spent all of her inheritance.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, Cardiff County, Wales, World News, Newport City County, Wales, United Kingdom,

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Eyesore or misunderstood? Wales' top five 'ugly buildings' - as judged by Nathan Bevan

As the owners of Pembrokeshire's Hobbit house are refused planning permission, we pick some blots on the landscape that were given a green light After a battle for retrospective planning permission as long and drawn-out as Frodo's journey to the top of Mount Doom, the owners of Pembrokeshire's so-called 'Hobbit house' have finally been told they've ... (more)

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

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Tears as ex guilty of killing baby

A grieving mother broke down in a flood of tears as a jury convicted her former boyfriend of killing her six-week-old son.

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

IcNetwork

Julie is bowled over by chance to represent Wales

Julie Thomas with Tony Harris, Chairman of the Welsh Association of Visually Impaired Bowlers and Wales team manager, John Wilson A visually impaired woman is preparing to represent Wales at the UK Singles and Triples Lawn Bowls Competition 2015, writes Sophie Weeks.

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Related Topix: Bridgend County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Poll reveals opposition to merger plans

A POLL of more than 600 residents in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan has revealed strong opposition to Welsh Government plans for a merger of the two local authorities.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Barry And District News: IMPRESSION: The Hydraulic Pump House

THE Vale Council has announced a multi-million pound scheme to bring Barry Waterfront's grade II Listed Hydraulic Pumphouse back into use.

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