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Powys County Times
Efforts being made to clamp down on fatal accidents in PowysEFFORTS are being stepped up in an attempt to clamp down on fatal road accident
Efforts being made to clamp down on fatal accidents in Powys
Powys County Times / Posted 2 days ago
EFFORTS are being stepped up in an attempt to clamp down on fatal road accidents in Powys. The move has come after three motorcyclists were killed in separate incidents in Wales within four hours earlier this month. One collision was in Powys when... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Takeaway customer dials 999 . . . over wrong food delivery « Shropshire StarDyfed-Powys Police said the call was made on Bank Holiday Monday, but did not s
Takeaway customer dials 999 . . . over wrong food delivery « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 2 days ago
Dyfed-Powys Police said the call was made on Bank Holiday Monday, but did not say in what area it was recorded in. The force, which covers Powys, Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion, tweeted about the incident and said it was a misuse of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The psychic detectives who claim they can help police find missing peopleThe College of Policing – official source for professional police practice – ha
The psychic detectives who claim they can help police find missing people
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
The College of Policing – official source for professional police practice – has issued advice A new consultation document says their information “should be recorded and assessed” and any valid leads investigated. But can psychics really complement... Read more
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walesonline
Sheep rustling: the costly crime that has ravaged Wales' rural communitiesSheep rustlers stole more than half a million pounds’ worth of animals as part
Sheep rustling: the costly crime that has ravaged Wales' rural communities
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
Sheep rustlers stole more than half a million pounds’ worth of animals as part of an organised crime racket that ravaged Wales’ rural communities last year. The figures come as it emerged rural crime cost Welsh farmers £1.7m in 2014. A total of... Read more
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walesonline
'It can be absolutely damaging' Organisation's comment after PCC warns against child sex abuse investigations turning into 'McCarthyism'A police and crime commissioner who warned against child sex abuse investigatio
'It can be absolutely damaging' Organisation's comment after PCC warns against child sex abuse investigations turning into 'McCarthyism'
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
A police and crime commissioner who warned against child sex abuse investigations turning into “McCarthyism” has been criticised by a sex abuse survivors agency who called his comments “alarmist” and “damaging”. Damaging witch-hunts saw many... Read more
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Shropshire Star
More than 70 crashes on Welshpool's one-way road system « Shropshire StarDyfed-Powys Police said it has been called to 71 crashes on Welshpool’s one-way
More than 70 crashes on Welshpool's one-way road system « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 8 days ago
Dyfed-Powys Police said it has been called to 71 crashes on Welshpool’s one-way system since it opened in March 2011. The figures have been released through a Freedom of Information request submitted by Welshpool Town Council as it bids to make... Read more
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walesonline
Armed police deal with ongoing incident in the centre of LlanelliA man has been arrested and another taken to hospital after an incident in the
Armed police deal with ongoing incident in the centre of Llanelli
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
A man has been arrested and another taken to hospital after an incident in the centre of Llanelli. It is being reported that police were called following a fight between three men. Armed police, a police helicopter and ambulance were in... Read more
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Shropshire Star
£1 million bill for Shropshire and Mid Wales police to access phone records « Shropshire StarTh forces have been billed by mobile phone companies for co-operating in crime
£1 million bill for Shropshire and Mid Wales police to access phone records « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 10 days ago
Th forces have been billed by mobile phone companies for co-operating in crime or missing people inquiries. Access can be used to show when calls and texts were made and sent, cell site searches and to reveal the location of a handset. Forces say... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Witness plea after road rage incident in Welshpool « Shropshire StarPolice have appealed for witnesses to an alleged assault that occurred in Mill
Witness plea after road rage incident in Welshpool « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 11 days ago
Police have appealed for witnesses to an alleged assault that occurred in Mill Lane in Welshpool at the entrance to a boarded-up building site in the town at 6.15pm on Thursday. A spokesman for Dyfed-Powys Police said: “A white male, aged mid to... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Ten die and 250 hurt in Powys crashes during 2015 « Shropshire StarDyfed-Powys Police said it is doing all it can to reduce the number of accident
Ten die and 250 hurt in Powys crashes during 2015 « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 11 days ago
Dyfed-Powys Police said it is doing all it can to reduce the number of accidents on the roads and has now called on motorists to take responsibility. Across the total force area, 26 people have died so far this year on roads which are popular with... Read more
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walesonline
Man jailed for nine years after raping a woman in a graveyardA man who raped a woman in the graveyard of a historic West Wales church has be
Man jailed for nine years after raping a woman in a graveyard
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
A man who raped a woman in the graveyard of a historic West Wales church has been jailed for nine years. Claudiu Strungaru, 29, of Burgess Meadows, Johnstown, Carmarthen, was handed a nine-year jail sentence by Judge Keith Thomas at Swansea Crown... Read more
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Express and Star
Oh buoy! Kids played with bomb on beach « Express & StarGareth Gravell was with his children Ellis and Erin at the beach in Burry Port,
Oh buoy! Kids played with bomb on beach « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 16 days ago
Gareth Gravell was with his children Ellis and Erin at the beach in Burry Port, Llanelli, in south west Wales. Mr Gravell thought the object was a buoy and was more concerned about the crusty barnacles on it as opposed to danger it really... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Two cars in Mid Wales crash « Shropshire StarA black Renault Clio and a silver Ford Fiesta collided on the A483 near Crossga
Two cars in Mid Wales crash « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 16 days ago
A black Renault Clio and a silver Ford Fiesta collided on the A483 near Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells. The crash happened at 9.10am today. The road was not blocked and Dyfed-Powys Police spokeswoman Sian George said no injuries were caused.... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Biker left ‘shaken’ after roadside threat « Shropshire StarDyfed-Powys Police said the incident happened at about 8pm on Friday on the A48
Biker left ‘shaken’ after roadside threat « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 18 days ago
Dyfed-Powys Police said the incident happened at about 8pm on Friday on the A483 in Mid Wales. The incident happened at Sugar Loaf, near Llanwrtyd Wells, and left the biker “shaken”. Katy Simmons, force spokeswoman, said: “Dyfed-Powys Police is... Read more
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walesonline
Biker killed after collision on A40 in CarmarthenshireA 52-year-old biker has been killed after a collision on the A40 in Carmarthens
Biker killed after collision on A40 in Carmarthenshire
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
A 52-year-old biker has been killed after a collision on the A40 in Carmarthenshire. Owen Gwynfryn Nurse was riding a Suzuki GSXR 1000 which crashed just after 11am on Sunday, August 16. The incident, which is not believed to have involved any... Read more
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walesonline
Warning as thousands of 'stolen' Diazepam flood WalesThousands of illegal pills believed to have been stolen are being sold on the s
Warning as thousands of 'stolen' Diazepam flood Wales
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
Thousands of illegal pills believed to have been stolen are being sold on the streets. One user showed our investigator a box of the highly-addictive Diazepam and claimed it was sold to them in Newport following a theft. “They have come from a... Read more
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walesonline
UK police forces claim back £20m for Nato Summit 2014To police the event the UK conducted the largest ever mobilisation of police, w
UK police forces claim back £20m for Nato Summit 2014
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
To police the event the UK conducted the largest ever mobilisation of police, with 8,000 officers drafted in through mutual aid from every force outside South Wales and Gwent. Protestors demonstrate against the Nato Summit on Queen Street West... Read more
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walesonline
Five teenagers arrested in connection with major fire at disused churchFour 15-year-old boys and another aged 16 are in police custody, a spokeswoman
Five teenagers arrested in connection with major fire at disused church
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
Four 15-year-old boys and another aged 16 are in police custody, a spokeswoman for Dyfed-Powys Police said. About 30 firefighters tackled the blaze, while around 50 residents had to leave their homes and were sent to a rest centre at Llanelli... Read more
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walesonline
Driver dead after crash between and crane lorry on busy dual carriagewayA main road is closed in both directions after a fatal crash involving a crane
Driver dead after crash between and crane lorry on busy dual carriageway
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
A main road is closed in both directions after a fatal crash involving a crane in the early hours of this morning. The accident between a Peugeot van and a Liebherr crane at 5.45am on the A48 in Llanddarog, Carmarthenshire this morning. Dyfed Powys... Read more
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walesonline
Investigation continues into major fire at Llanelli churchInvestigations are continuing today into a major fire at a church in Llanelli t
Investigation continues into major fire at Llanelli church
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
Investigations are continuing today into a major fire at a church in Llanelli town centre which has forced a large number of homes to be evacuated. The fire broke out at the church, Park Congregational Church, on Murray Street and Inkerman Street at... Read more
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walesonline
Firefighters tackle major fire at Llanelli churchMore than 30 firefighters are tackling a major fire at a church in Llanelli tow
Firefighters tackle major fire at Llanelli church
walesonline / Posted 22 days ago
More than 30 firefighters are tackling a major fire at a church in Llanelli town centre which has forced a large number of homes to be evacuated. The fire broke out at the church in Murray Street and Inkerman Street at about 7pm on Thursday... Read more
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walesonline
How safe is where you live? Our interactive crime map will tell youThe map, which uses figures obtained by the Mirror, shows only around three peo
How safe is where you live? Our interactive crime map will tell you
walesonline / Posted 22 days ago
The map, which uses figures obtained by the Mirror, shows only around three people in every hundred in Dyfed-Powys were a victim of crime last year. Less than one in a hundred living in the mainly rural area were the victims of violent attacks and... Read more
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walesonline
Dyfed-Powys is safest place in England and Wales with new interactive crime mapThe map, which uses figures obtained by the Mirror, shows only around three peo
Dyfed-Powys is safest place in England and Wales with new interactive crime map
walesonline / Posted 22 days ago
The map, which uses figures obtained by the Mirror, shows only around three people in every hundred in Dyfed-Powys were a victim of crime last year. Less than one in a hundred living in the mainly rural area were the victims of violent attacks and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Woody is still wagging his tail - even after his horrific ordealA miracle spaniel is still wagging his broken tail after falling 600ft down a c
Woody is still wagging his tail - even after his horrific ordeal
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
A miracle spaniel is still wagging his broken tail after falling 600ft down a cliff. Now recovering at home, Woody is set for an early retirement from his working dog days. Owner Dai Legge, from Abertillery, South Wales, said because Woody is a... Read more
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walesonline
Woody the spaniel is back wagging his broken tail after falling down a cliffHe may have fallen 200 metres down a cliff but Woody the spaniel is still waggi
Woody the spaniel is back wagging his broken tail after falling down a cliff
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
He may have fallen 200 metres down a cliff but Woody the spaniel is still wagging his broken tail as he recovers at home - although he is set for an early retirement from his working dog days. Woody, nearly nine, was on a hike with his owners up Pen... Read more
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walesonline
A470 closed in both directions after caravan accidentA man was taken to hospital and the A470 closed in both directions after an acc
A470 closed in both directions after caravan accident
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
A man was taken to hospital and the A470 closed in both directions after an accident involving a jackknifed caravan and several vehicles in Merthyr Tydfil. The collision, between the A465 Heads Of The Valleys Road (Cefn Coed Roundabout) and the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Dopey Spaniel survives 650ft fall after 'chasing rock' over the side of mountainThe Brecon Mountain Rescue Team were called by Dyfed-Powys Police after Woody f
Dopey Spaniel survives 650ft fall after 'chasing rock' over the side of mountain
Daily Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
The Brecon Mountain Rescue Team were called by Dyfed-Powys Police after Woody fell from the summit of Pen Y Fan on Saturday. A small party of eight rescuers were tasked to the scene, allowing members of the public who had been trying to rescue Woody... Read more
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walesonline
Two men arrested after man injured in Pembroke Dock attackTwo men have been arrested after an attack at a flat in Pembroke Dock. Dyfed P
Two men arrested after man injured in Pembroke Dock attack
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
Two men have been arrested after an attack at a flat in Pembroke Dock. Dyfed Powys Police said the 42-year-olds have been arrested on suspicion of committing a section 18 assault. Police were called to the flat in Pater Court on Thursday afternoon... Read more
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Shropshire Star
No action in majority of stop and searches « Shropshire StarNew figures released show that of the 4,277 stop and searches conducted by West
No action in majority of stop and searches « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 28 days ago
New figures released show that of the 4,277 stop and searches conducted by West Mercia Police, 80.2 per cent resulted in no further action. Only 845 of the searches had a police outcome, while 3,430 led to no further action. The outcome for two... Read more
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walesonline
Taxpayers Alliance says PCCs could save £29mA pressure group has claimed that cutting back on the amount of money spent by
Taxpayers Alliance says PCCs could save £29m
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
A pressure group has claimed that cutting back on the amount of money spent by police and crime commissioners across the UK could save enough money to pay 1,200 police constables. The Taxpayers’ Alliance (TPA) said that spending across all offices... Read more
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birminghammail
Motorcylist killed in road accident in Wales is from the West MidlandsBiker Nigel Christopher Thompson, 49, was killed when he was involved in a coll
Motorcylist killed in road accident in Wales is from the West Midlands
birminghammail / Posted a month ago
Biker Nigel Christopher Thompson, 49, was killed when he was involved in a collision on the A489 between Kerry and Sarn, near Newtown, in Powys on Sunday, at about 8.50am. His bike collided with a minibus with three people on board. Mr Thompson was... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Motorcyclist killed in minibus crash named « Shropshire StarNigel Christopher Thompson, 49, of Quarry Bank, Brierly Hill, West Midlands, di
Motorcyclist killed in minibus crash named « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted a month ago
Nigel Christopher Thompson, 49, of Quarry Bank, Brierly Hill, West Midlands, died at the scene on the A489 between Kerry and Sarn, near Newtown on Sunday. In a statement, Mr Thompson's family said they will "sincerely miss him." Katy Simmons,... Read more
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Express and Star
Motorcyclist killed in minibus crash was from West Midlands « Express & StarMr Thompson, 49, of Quarry Bank, Brierly Hill, died at the scene on the A489 ne
Motorcyclist killed in minibus crash was from West Midlands « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted a month ago
Mr Thompson, 49, of Quarry Bank, Brierly Hill, died at the scene on the A489 near Newtown in Mid Wales on Sunday. In a statement, Mr Thompson's family said they will "sincerely miss him." Katy Simmons, Dyfed-Powys Police spokeswoman, said officers... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Witnesses sought after fatal Newtown crash « Shropshire StarThe 49-year-old died on Sunday after the crash on the A489 between Sarn and Ker
Witnesses sought after fatal Newtown crash « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted a month ago
The 49-year-old died on Sunday after the crash on the A489 between Sarn and Kerry, near Newtown. Dyfed-Powys Police said specially trained officers are supporting the man’s family, but the force has not named the man, who is not believed to be from... Read more
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walesonline
Motorcyclist dies following collision with a minibus in PowysThe incident occurred on the A489 between Kerry and Sarn at around 8.50am. A s
Motorcyclist dies following collision with a minibus in Powys
walesonline / Posted 1 months ago
The incident occurred on the A489 between Kerry and Sarn at around 8.50am. A statement from police said: “At approximately 8.50am, Dyfed Powys Police attended a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the A489 in Powys between Kerry and Sarn. “The... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Motorcylist dies in crash with minibus on A489 near Newtown « Shropshire StarThe accident happened between Sarn and Kerry just before 9am today (Sunday). T
Motorcylist dies in crash with minibus on A489 near Newtown « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 1 months ago
The accident happened between Sarn and Kerry just before 9am today (Sunday). The busy road was closed for several hours while emergency crews dealt with the accident. Dyfed Powys police said the crash involved two vehicles, one was a motorcycle... Read more
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walesonline
Counting the cost of coppersPolice officers and staff in Wales are routinely receiving huge overtime paymen
Counting the cost of coppers
walesonline / Posted 1 months ago
Police officers and staff in Wales are routinely receiving huge overtime payments of up to £23,000 in a SINGLE YEAR, it has emerged. Information seen by Wales on Sunday shows officers are receiving whopping sums on top of their salary that are... Read more

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