Brecon, United Kingdom Newswire

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  1. Soldiers mark Freedom of Brecon with celebration paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | BBC News

    About 100 soldiers from the Small Arms School Corps will parade with weapons through Brecon to celebrate being granted the freedom of the town. Based at the Dering Lines infantry school for the last 25 years, the regiment has close links with the town.

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  2. Application for Planning Permission Enviropacks HirwaunRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 13 | Aberdare Online

    Town & Country Planning Act 1990 Gorchymyn Cynllunio Gwlad a Thref 2012 Town and Country Planning Order 2012 RHYBUDD DAN ERTHYGL 12 NOTICE UNDER ARTICLE 12 OF APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMISSION Datblygiad arfaethedig yn Fifth Avenue, Hirwaun Industrial Estate, Hirwaun, Rhondda Cynon Taff, CF44 9UP dated 10 Mawrth 2016.

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  3. Gin made in the Brecon Beacons now being stocked in 400 Tesco stores across UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | IcNetwork

    The deal to take Brecon Botanicals Gin UK-wide followed a successful listing on the shelves of Tesco stores in Wales An award winning Welsh gin is now available in Tesco stores across the UK following a deal to place it on the shelves of almost 400 stores. Brecon Botanicals Gin, produced by the Penderyn Distillery near Hirwaun in Rhondda Cynon Taf, is now being stocked in 395 Tesco stores across the UK for the first time.

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  4. Penarth and District Ramblers enjoy views across Tarell Valley during springtime walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Penarth Times

    ROBIN and his spaniel Pepper from Penarth and District Ramblers were joined by Will, John, Rudy, Zoe and Marie for a trip up to the Brecon Beacons National Park on Mothering Sunday with the leader, encouraged by the sunshine flashing his legs by wearing shorts. Starting off from the Storey Arms in bright sunshine but in windy conditions and heading through Pont ar Daf over the footbridge onto the well-worn track leading uphill to Bwlch Duwynt and the central Beacons their climb began.

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  5. Last minute walk takes in views along outskirts of BreconRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Penarth Times

    BARRIE from Penarth and District Ramblers filled in at very short notice for a cancelled walk by providing a linear walk along with a bus ride. Setting out early and even arriving at the Storey Arms car park by 9am it was almost full and although the morning was dry, there was a cool brisk wind upon their arrival whilst the surrounding hilltops were covered by low cloud and mist.

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  6. MPs in lockdown after Houses of Parliament 'terrorist' attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Denbighshire Free Press

    A police officer has been stabbed in the Houses of Parliament in central London. There have also been reports of a number of people being hit by a car on Westminster Bridge.

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  7. Concerns Superfast Cymru 'missing Wales new-builds'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | BBC News

    Residents in a 40-home estate in Bronllys, Brecon, claim they have not been connected as their homes were built after the Superfast Cymru contract was signed in 2012 . An extra 40,000 properties, including new-builds, were added to the contract in 2014, and will be connected by June.

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  8. Construction to begin on primary schools after A 11.8 million awarded by Welsh GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Hereford Times

    CONSTRUCTION is due to begin on five border primary schools after A 11.8 million worth of funding was approved by the Welsh Government. Hay -on-Wye Community Primary School will have a new 210 place school built which will replace the existing school which currently has 161 pupils from reception to year six age groups.

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  9. Which Lancashire pub is on the list of top 15 dog-friendly places to take your pooch?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    Treat your dog like a Crufts Champion. The new breed of pubs with rooms offer fireside beds, fresh towels and steak ordered from room service.

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  10. Pair severely injured after being washed over the top of a waterfall in Brecon BeaconsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | ITV

    A man and women are seriously injured after being washed over the top of a waterfall in the Brecon Beacons. It took the rescue team more than four hours to airlift the pair, who are in their 20s, from the bottom of an "inaccessible" gorge near Ystradfellte in Powys, Wales.

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  11. 41 ideas for a couple's day out in Wales you'll both loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | IcNetwork

    We've come up with some ways to spend your free time with your other half that should have something for everyone. Whether it's wine-tasting, a spa day, or something more exciting like riding rollercoasters, there should be something here that ticks all the boxes for everyone.

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  12. Former Welsh Lib Dem leader speaks of cabinet roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    To say former leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats Kirsty Williams bounced back following a dismal result in last May's Assembly Election would be an understatement. Left as the sole Lib Dem AM in Wales, she brought into the very heart of Carwyn Jones' Welsh Government as education secretary.

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  13. Wales' faith leaders are united in calling for the Government to help child refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | IcNetwork

    The decision to close a scheme to bring unaccompanied refugee children to the UK has triggered an outcry in Wales and united leaders of different faith traditions. Only 350 young people will come to Britain under a scheme pushed for by Lord "Alf" Dubs, a veteran of the Kindertransport which rescued 669 children from the Nazis.

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  14. 23 Dating Ideas With Breathtaking Scenery in WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Lifehack.org

    With stunning landscapes and picturesque villages, there are countless places to enjoy a romantic date in Wales. Whether you want to get closer to nature or stroll around romantic ruins, there is something for everyone.

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  15. Ramblers head to sunny Brecon for wintry walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Penarth Times

    STARTING off on in below freezing temperatures and a light mist, 12 walkers joined Barrie from Penarth and District Ramblers at the Visitor Information Centre in the delightful market town of Brecon and heading along The Struet, with its variety of Georgian houses overlooking the River Honddu, which gave the town its Welsh name of Aberhonddu a stop to view the King's Steps. This steep cobbled walkway is associated with King Charles 1 who visited the town in 1645 to raise troops for the march to save Hereford.

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  16. 23 unique ways to spend your birthday in Wales you've probably never thought ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | IcNetwork

    Remember when birthdays were simple and all you really cared about was whether you'd get some cake in your party bag? Things are a bit different when you're a grown up and a bouncy castle and a party at Wimpy is no longer an option. If you usually go out for a meal or casual drink, then here are some ideas that may inspire you to mark your birthday with something a bit different.

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  17. Bingo fundraiser for Drew and local rugby clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Hereford Times

    THE Old Railway Line Garden Centre in Three Cocks, between Brecon and Hay -on-Wye, is hosting a charity bingo night and promise auction on February 24 to boost two current community fundraising efforts. Garden centre owner, Mark Cleary said; "We are really looking forward to our first bingo night next month in support of two local causes.

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  18. A 'tornado' ripped down a couple's lovingly restored 350-year-old barnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | IcNetwork

    Michael and Peta Mellors were asleep in their farmhouse just yards away when a huge wind devastated the medieval structure A couple's restored 17th century barn was destroyed in a freak mini-tornado - crushing the collection of vintage vehicles stored inside. A huge wind ripped the roof off and tore down the two-and-a-half-foot-thick walls from the 350-year-old barn.

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  19. Couple's 350-year-old barn destroyed by mini TORNADORead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Couple's lovingly restored 350-year-old barn is destroyed by a freak mini TORNADO causing it to 'completely implode' and destroy their collection of vintage cars The couple was woken by the noise of hail and wind at about 5am - as the restored barn 'literally imploded' A couple's lovingly restored 350-year-old barn was destroyed by a freak mini-tornado - and crushed their collection of vintage vehicles safely stored inside. The fierce wind reduced the barn to rubble in seconds just yards away from where Michael Mellors and wife Peta slept in their country farmhouse.

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  20. Penarth ramblers overlooking the misty Talybont reservoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Penarth Times

    THE mountain forecast for more than 300 metres in the Brecon Beacons was for thick fog and on the journey up to their start point that was certainly the case until after Abercynon, when finally the mist lifted from the surrounding countryside as 12 walkers including leader Barrie from Penarth and District Ramblers made their way to Pontsticill, to take part in the penultimate walk in the annual Ramblers Festival of Winter Walks.

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