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walesonline
Senior freemason defends members' right to anonymityThe most senior freemason in South Wales has defended the secretiveness of Wale
Senior freemason defends members' right to anonymity
walesonline / Posted 18 hours ago
The most senior freemason in South Wales has defended the secretiveness of Wales’ 13,000 masons. Provincial Grand Master Gareth Jones said the members of the order should not be forced to declare their membership. He was responding to calls made by... Read more
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walesonline
Wales breaking news plus live traffic, weather, and M4 updatesSix young men taken to hospital following crash Six boys, all aged 18 and 19,
Wales breaking news plus live traffic, weather, and M4 updates
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
Six young men taken to hospital following crash Six boys, all aged 18 and 19, have been taken to hospital following an early-morning collision in Wrexham - two of which are said to be in a “critical” condition. Emergency services were called to the... Read more
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Powys County Times
Man found guilty of possessing and making indecent images of childrenA MAN who said he accidentally downloaded images from a nudist site involving i
Man found guilty of possessing and making indecent images of children
Powys County Times / Posted 3 days ago
A MAN who said he accidentally downloaded images from a nudist site involving indecent images of children has been found guilty of possessing and making indecent images of children. Matthew Stone, 21, of Lutwyche Road, Church Stretton, had pleaded... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Pictures and video: Shropshire cage fighting star jailed after dousing himself in acid in row with ex blinding him in one eye « Shropshire StarAcid is the latest weapon of choice when it comes to intimidation and attack.
Pictures and video: Shropshire cage fighting star jailed after dousing himself in acid in row with ex blinding him in one eye « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 5 days ago
Acid is the latest weapon of choice when it comes to intimidation and attack. The use of corrosive liquids in violent crime is on the increase nationally and the case of cage fighter Danny Suter adds another case to the worrying statistic. Suter,... Read more
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Powys County Times
Knighton family devastated by theft of pet pug BetsyA FAMILY from Beguildy near Knighton have been left devastated after their belo
Knighton family devastated by theft of pet pug Betsy
Powys County Times / Posted 11 days ago
A FAMILY from Beguildy near Knighton have been left devastated after their beloved pet dog, Betsy, the pug, was stolen from their home last Thursday, January 21. Lynsey Hobson, her partner Roy and children Shanie (11), Ella (10) and McKenzie (five)... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Unsolved: Fewer than one in 10 burglaries lead to arrests by West Mercia Police « Shropshire StarThe force covering Shropshire has one of the lowest rates for solving break-ins
Unsolved: Fewer than one in 10 burglaries lead to arrests by West Mercia Police « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 11 days ago
The force covering Shropshire has one of the lowest rates for solving break-ins in the country. The figures, released by the Home Office, show that only 9.15 per cent of burglaries in the force area were solved in the 12 months up until March 2014,... Read more
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express
Outrage over new figures that show police solve just ONE in every 10 break-ins NEARLY nine in 10 burglaries go unsolved while victims face a postcode lotter
Outrage over new figures that show police solve just ONE in every 10 break-ins
express / Posted 12 days ago
NEARLY nine in 10 burglaries go unsolved while victims face a postcode lottery over whether criminals will face justice. New figures show nearly nine in every 10... Read more
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Powys County Times
Newtown man had knife and spat at partnerA MAN has escaped prison after carrying an offensive weapon around Newtown and
Newtown man had knife and spat at partner
Powys County Times / Posted 12 days ago
A MAN has escaped prison after carrying an offensive weapon around Newtown and spitting in his partner’s face. Thomas Alan Watkins, 28, of New Road, Newtown, appeared via video link at Welshpool Magistrates’ Court after pleading guilty to charges of... Read more
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walesonline
More than 500 arrests for drink or drug driving in just one monthMore than 500 arrests were made for drink or drug driving across Wales in just
More than 500 arrests for drink or drug driving in just one month
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
More than 500 arrests were made for drink or drug driving across Wales in just one month at the end of last year. Gwent Police launched the All Wales Winter Anti Drink/Drug Driving Campaign and breathalysed more than 22,000 people across Wales... Read more
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walesonline
Man, 23, found dead after his car left the A40 in CarmarthenshireA 23-year-old man died after his car left the road on the A40 dual carriageway
Man, 23, found dead after his car left the A40 in Carmarthenshire
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
A 23-year-old man died after his car left the road on the A40 dual carriageway near Bancyfelin, Carmarthenshire. The accident happened sometime between 5.30pm on Saturday and the early hours of Sunday. Dyfed Powys Police patrols spotted the man’s... Read more
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Powys County Times
Thieves hit as players on pitch in Newtown and WelshpoolTWO sports clubs were targeted by brazen thieves who stole from changing rooms
Thieves hit as players on pitch in Newtown and Welshpool
Powys County Times / Posted 17 days ago
TWO sports clubs were targeted by brazen thieves who stole from changing rooms while matches took place just yards away. Thieves stole cash and wallets from the pockets of players after they entered changing rooms at Welshpool Town Football Club on... Read more
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Powys County Times
CCTV footage shows thief Welshpool businessman wants brought to justiceA BUSINESSMAN wants the people who stole from him brought to justice after rele
CCTV footage shows thief Welshpool businessman wants brought to justice
Powys County Times / Posted 18 days ago
A BUSINESSMAN wants the people who stole from him brought to justice after releasing CCTV images identifying one of the thieves. Phil Nickless, owner of Phil's Tool Hire Ltd in Welshpool, has seen the images he posted on social media shared well... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Police warning over Shropshire tool thefts « Shropshire StarWorkshops have been broken into in Leintwardine, near Ludlow, as well as Leomin
Police warning over Shropshire tool thefts « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 18 days ago
Workshops have been broken into in Leintwardine, near Ludlow, as well as Leominster and Kington on the south Shropshire border. Police said a number of “high value” tools have been stolen during the raids. There have also been similar break-ins... Read more
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walesonline
Dyfed-Powys Police 'room for improvement' on child protectionDelays in forensic medical examinations are undermining child protection invest
Dyfed-Powys Police 'room for improvement' on child protection
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
Delays in forensic medical examinations are undermining child protection investigations in one part of Wales, according to an inspection report published today. Dyfed-Powys Police has taken some steps to improve child protection practice since its... Read more
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Powys County Times
Knighton community hub handed late giftA LATE Christmas present has been handed to a community centre after they recei
Knighton community hub handed late gift
Powys County Times / Posted 22 days ago
A LATE Christmas present has been handed to a community centre after they received the news their application for a £500,000 grant had been successful. Knighton and District Community Centre Management Committee have been working towards building a... Read more
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Powys County Times
Call for swift safety action in KnightonSWIFT safety action to deal with dangers highlighted by school inspectors who w
Call for swift safety action in Knighton
Powys County Times / Posted 22 days ago
SWIFT safety action to deal with dangers highlighted by school inspectors who witnessed a child nearly being knocked down have sparked fears among parents. Many parents now have to park opposite the school and cross a busy road since general access... Read more
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walesonline
Alun Michael 'invisible as Police and Crime Commissioner' claims rivalA former police officer who was runner-up in the first South Wales Police and C
Alun Michael 'invisible as Police and Crime Commissioner' claims rival
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
A former police officer who was runner-up in the first South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner election claims the man who beat him has been “invisible” since he won the post. Independent Mike Baker came second to Labour’s Alun Michael in November... Read more
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Powys County Times
Newtown vehicle damage firms fear premises may be nextBUSINESS owners who had their vehicles targeted in a spate of attacks say they
Newtown vehicle damage firms fear premises may be next
Powys County Times / Posted 23 days ago
BUSINESS owners who had their vehicles targeted in a spate of attacks say they fear their premises may be next. Companies trading on the Vastre Industrial Estate in Newtown fell victim to thieves who smashed their way into cars and... Read more
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Powys County Times
Lorry drivers at risk ignoring Llandrinio bridge weight limitA COUNCIL is warning drivers ignoring weight and width restrictions to stop bre
Lorry drivers at risk ignoring Llandrinio bridge weight limit
Powys County Times / Posted 25 days ago
A COUNCIL is warning drivers ignoring weight and width restrictions to stop breaking the law and putting themselves at risk. Powys County Council (PCC) have received reports that HGVs have continued to use Llandrinio bridge, despite it being subject... Read more
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walesonline
Snow and ice in Wales leads to closed roads and accidentsSnow in Ebbw Vale on Thursday morning That is it for the live blog today. We w
Snow and ice in Wales leads to closed roads and accidents
walesonline / Posted 26 days ago
Snow in Ebbw Vale on Thursday morning That is it for the live blog today. We will be back with more updates tomorrow morning and in the meantime if you have any pictures of snow in your area tweet us @WalesOnline. Some people having fun in the... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Acid attacks soar by 30 in two years, police figures showViolent crimes involving acid and other corrosive liquids have soared by 30% in
Acid attacks soar by 30 in two years, police figures show
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
Violent crimes involving acid and other corrosive liquids have soared by 30% in the last two years, new figures have revealed. Police have recorded more than 500 offences in which people were injured or threatened with harmful substances since 2012,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Acid attacks soar 30% as report says criminals use it instead of guns and knivesAcid attacks reported to the police have shot up by a third to nearly 250 over
Acid attacks soar 30% as report says criminals use it instead of guns and knives
Daily Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
Acid attacks reported to the police have shot up by a third to nearly 250 over the past two years. It is feared the true number of incidents may be far higher, as many go unreported. A third of those hit in the face are blinded and many lose their... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Acid attacks soar by 30% in two years, police figures show Wayne Ingold had acid thrown at him Violent crimes involving acid and other
Acid attacks soar by 30% in two years, police figures show
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
Wayne Ingold had acid thrown at him Violent crimes involving acid and other corrosive liquids have soared by 30% in the last two years, new figures have revealed. Police have recorded more... Read more
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walesonline
'Tricky driving conditions' warning as forecasters predict snow and iceCommuters are being warned of some ‘very tricky driving conditions’ on Thursday
'Tricky driving conditions' warning as forecasters predict snow and ice
walesonline / Posted 27 days ago
Commuters are being warned of some ‘very tricky driving conditions’ on Thursday morning as forecasters predict freezing conditions and snow for much of Wales. It is also set to get icy as the country faces some of its coldest temperatures of the... Read more
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walesonline
Thousands of criminals avoiding jail by telling victims they are sorryThousands of violent criminals have avoided jail by meeting their victims to sa
Thousands of criminals avoiding jail by telling victims they are sorry
walesonline / Posted 30 days ago
Thousands of violent criminals have avoided jail by meeting their victims to say “sorry” according to official figures. More than 2,000 cases have been closed by using so-called “restorative justice” or “community resolutions” over the last two... Read more
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walesonline
'If you’ don’t want to be shamed, don’t park there!'A mum who was told to “watch her back” for naming and shaming parents parking d
'If you’ don’t want to be shamed, don’t park there!'
walesonline / Posted a month ago
A mum who was told to “watch her back” for naming and shaming parents parking dangerously at her children’s school said the trolls menacing her on Facebook only served as encouragement. Despite being warned to “watch her back” and becoming the... Read more
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Powys County Times
Man arrested after vehicle collides with two pedestrians in Llandrindod WellsA MAN has been arrested following a collision between a Vauxhall Astra and two
Man arrested after vehicle collides with two pedestrians in Llandrindod Wells
Powys County Times / Posted 1 months ago
A MAN has been arrested following a collision between a Vauxhall Astra and two pedestrians. The 31-year-old man from Llandrindod Wells was arrested on suspicion of drink driving, failing to stop at a road traffic collision and causing serious injury... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Flooding continues to hit areas of Shropshire border « Shropshire StarMultiple roads around Shropshire's borders with Powys and Herefordshire are und
Flooding continues to hit areas of Shropshire border « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 1 months ago
Multiple roads around Shropshire's borders with Powys and Herefordshire are underwater today as the wet weather continues to cause misery for motorists. The B4362 between Presteigne and Combe is closed in both directions because of flooding at the... Read more

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