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2015/01/29 17:52
2015/01/29 17:52
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Firearms officers from Shropshire were alerted after colleagues in Wales were told of a number of weapons. More than a dozen firearms were discovered, along with a collection of ornamental swords....
2015/01/29 17:52
2015/01/29 17:52
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2015/01/29 14:53
2015/01/29 14:53
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Uninvited salespeople will be committing a criminal offence if they attempt to cold call anyone living in Cilycwm, which has been named Carmarthenshire’s first No Cold Calling Village .The measure,...
2015/01/27 07:51
2015/01/27 07:51
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During 2014 there were 132 assaults on police officers, police community support officers and special constables while on duty in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, and 176 in Powys. The figures,...
2015/01/26 19:20
2015/01/26 19:20
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Dyfed-Powys’ police commissioner has been accused of “cutting essential policing services” in order to make a “token cut” in the force’s precept before the General Election. But Plaid Cymru county...
2015/01/26 15:09
2015/01/26 15:09
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Mr Porter, a former counter-terrorism officer who took up the independent role in March, made the intervention after some local authorities reduced their CCTV use amid claims the cameras fail to deter...
Read more at Daily Telegraph, 4NI
2015/01/26 10:51
2015/01/26 10:51
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You can still find ancient churches which have an open door policy. Alas, for most, that level of trust belongs to a different age. And if the crooks cannot get in, there are other targets, like the...
2015/01/26 07:20
2015/01/26 07:20
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South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Alun Michael has announced plans to put up the police precept by 5% for the third year running – blaming an unfair allocation of cash by the Home Office. Mr...
2015/01/25 09:20
2015/01/25 09:20
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Police are to increase their presence in a Powys village after a disturbance. Dyfed-Powys Police said four people have been arrested after a disturbance in the village of Treowen, which overlooks...
2015/01/24 20:20
2015/01/24 20:20
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The M4 has been closed in both directions between junctions 33 and 34 following reports of two separate car accidents. The crash involved two cars and a coach, thought to have been carrying...
2015/01/24 12:40
2015/01/24 12:40
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POLICE cars are being used as makeshift ambulances as the health service struggles to cope with increased demand. This week Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner Christopher Salmon said that in...
2015/01/22 07:52
2015/01/22 07:52
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In West Mercia, 4,000 drivers were stopped during December (2014) and 128 either refused to give a test or tested positive for drink or drugs. The figure – which works out at 3.2 per cent of those...
2015/01/21 08:51
2015/01/21 08:51
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The lorry, carrying a load of sugar beet pellets, toppled into the canal after the driver lost control of the vehicle on the A483 between Abermule and Garthmyl. The driver managed to climb out of his...
2015/01/19 19:52
2015/01/19 19:52
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Images which show a deer carcass and footprints in the snow finally provide evidence that big cats exists in Britain, according to Mr Smith, who said a big cat expert in Holland confirmed their...
2015/01/19 19:21
2015/01/19 19:21
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Plaid Cymru councillors in one West Wales town say they are “deeply concerned” over plans to downgrade the CCTV system. They are seeking an urgent meeting with Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime...
2015/01/19 16:21
2015/01/19 16:21
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Vandals are thought to be to blame for an oil spill that affected a 1.5km stretch of river. Natural Resources Wales (NRW) have launched an investigation and clean-up operation after up to 400 litres...
2015/01/19 08:51
2015/01/19 08:51
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Police believe gangs are removing number plates and using them to disguise cars used in thefts. There is a particular link with thefts of fuel, because forecourts use number plate recognition to...
2015/01/17 06:20
2015/01/17 06:20
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Wales needs 1,000 nurses in acute care to resolve the problems hitting emergency units and hospitals, the head of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) in Wales has said. RCN director Tina Donnelly was...
2015/01/15 19:51
2015/01/15 19:51
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Readers from across the region got in touch with their own encounters after the Shropshire Star revealed that there had been 14 sightings reported to Dyfed-Powys Police since 2009. While alleged...
2015/01/15 15:21
2015/01/15 15:21
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POLICE searching for a missing 82-year-old man have found a body in a Mid Wales river. On Thursday morning, officers from Dyfed-Powys Police had launched search for Richard John Middleton after he...
Read more at walesonline, walesonline
2015/01/13 14:47
2015/01/13 14:47
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A top children's doctor has been killed while kayaking on a stormy stretch of river on his day off. Consultant paediatrician Dr Damian Pryor, 52, was paddling down a stretch of flooded rapids when he...
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