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walesonline
Appeal as cat dies after being shot with air rifle in LlanelliA cat has died after being shot with an air rifle in Llanelli. Police are now
walesonline / Posted 20 hours ago
A cat has died after being shot with an air rifle in Llanelli. Police are now appealing for any witnesses to come forward with any information. A Dyfed-Powys Police spokeswoman said: “A four-year-old tabby cat was shot in the spinal cord after... Read more
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walesonline
Woman living in car jailed as judge didn't know where she'd staybanned her from driving and ordered her to take an extended driving test.A pict
walesonline / Posted yesterday
banned her from driving and ordered her to take an extended driving test.A picture of the car after the incident (Image: Dyfed Powys Police)Read More In view of her chaotic circumstances, the court had been asked to impose a suspended prison... Read more
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walesonline
Grandmother offers reward after dogs stolen while she is on holidayif these are found. "My granddaughter is devastated and we all feel helpless b
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
if these are found. "My granddaughter is devastated and we all feel helpless because we can’t do anything about it.” Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating after three dogs were stolen from a property in Bynea. One golden retriever puppy and... Read more
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walesonline
Canaries and finches stolen from an aviary in CarmarthenPolice have issued an appeal for information after many small birds were stolen
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
Police have issued an appeal for information after many small birds were stolen form an aviary in Carmarthen. The white and yellow birds were stolen from the aviary in July, and the Police ask that anyone with information come forward. Between 18... Read more
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walesonline
Boss at top of £18m drugs gang goes to court to ask 'Don't take my truck'in custody and took to the witness box to argue why he should keep the truck, w
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
in custody and took to the witness box to argue why he should keep the truck, which police had found cocaine in. (Image: Dyfed Powys Police)A Mitsubishi Warrior, like the kind Bergamo had specially adapted for his work (Image: Daily Record)Read... Read more
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walesonline
Car "totally destroyed by fire" which closed a section of the A48of the car was starting and the road remained closed while the burned out car w
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
of the car was starting and the road remained closed while the burned out car was removed from the road. A spokeswoman for Dyfed Powys Police said "A Renault Clio was well alight on the westbound carriageway, which was completely blocked. "A... Read more
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walesonline
Warning of "life-changing injuries" after third waterfall jump rescueA MAN in his 20s has been injured jumping off the top of a Neath Valley waterfa
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
A MAN in his 20s has been injured jumping off the top of a Neath Valley waterfall - the third such incident in 12 months. Police, ambulance and mountain rescue volunteers were scrambled to Sgwd Gwladus near Pontneddfechan on Saturday afternoon to... Read more
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walesonline
Ambulance crashes with car while taking patient to hospitalambulance involved has since been taken off the road to undergo repairs sustain
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
ambulance involved has since been taken off the road to undergo repairs sustained in the crash. Officers from Dyfed-Powys Police were also at the scene to provide assistance as the road was partially blocked for almost an hour, before... Read more
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walesonline
Huge bag of drugs worth £10,000 seized in Carmarthenshire raidDyfed-Powys Police has arrested one man and seized cannabis estimated to be wor
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
Dyfed-Powys Police has arrested one man and seized cannabis estimated to be worth £10,000, following a drugs warrant in Ammanford. The drugs were found while officers were executing a drugs warrant at Mill Road, Betws, Tuesday, August 8. A... Read more
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walesonline
New £2 million CCTV system announced for West Walesby former Commissioner Christopher Salmon in 2015, claiming it failed to deter
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
by former Commissioner Christopher Salmon in 2015, claiming it failed to deter crime. The move proved hugely unpopular. Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Panel chair Alun Lloyd Jones said: “CCTV is something that has been close to my heart for some... Read more
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walesonline
Safety warnings ignored at quarry where teenager died“can’t believe” that youngsters still try to gain access to the site where his
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
“can’t believe” that youngsters still try to gain access to the site where his son died. David Somerfield has reacted to police appeals after damage was done to a fence at Cilyrychen Quarry in Llandybie. On June 6, 2012, Tre-Gib School pupil... Read more
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walesonline
Police name woman who died in Carmarthenshire road accident“Members of Ammanford Town Council past and present are extremely sad to hear o
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
“Members of Ammanford Town Council past and present are extremely sad to hear of the death.”Read More A spokesperson for Dyfed-Powys Police said: “We can confirm that the female who tragically died in the collision is 73-year-old Linda Allchurch... Read more
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walesonline
'Yobs who damaged shopping precinct should be put in the stocks'people using the market. “We are awaiting a company to come out and repair the
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
people using the market. “We are awaiting a company to come out and repair the door and have reported the incident to the police. “I would urge anyone with information to contact the police.” A spokeswoman for Dyfed-Powys Police said: “Police... Read more
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heraldscotland
Tech firm app could save police millionscorrect format. Last year an estimated £18 million was saved by the 16 UK poli
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
correct format. Last year an estimated £18 million was saved by the 16 UK police forces who use the “mobile notebook”. Dyfed Powys Police carried out an audit which showed that 250,000 police hours had been saved annually by using Pronto. This... Read more
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walesonline
Man jailed for six years for historic sex offences against teenagersOrder was placed on him. The trial followed Williams’ arrest in October 2015 a
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
Order was placed on him. The trial followed Williams’ arrest in October 2015 after victims reported incidents to Dyfed-Powys Police, including sexual assaults which took place between 1995 and 2015. The force’s Criminal Investigation... Read more
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Northern Echo
Autistic, mute daughter kept in secure unit for 6 months following false abuse allegationsMiss Burn’s ability to communicate, and concluded she was “unlawfully deprived
Northern Echo / Posted 13 days ago
Miss Burn’s ability to communicate, and concluded she was “unlawfully deprived of her liberty.” But an investigation by Dyfed Powys Police Force and CCC as to whether the carers deliberately manipulated Miss Burn was dropped due to a lack of... Read more
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Northern Echo
Parents arrested over false rape claims made by their autistic mute daughter speak of devastation for her after she was taken away to secure unit for six monthsMiss Burn’s ability to communicate, and concluded she was “unlawfully deprived
Northern Echo / Posted 14 days ago
Miss Burn’s ability to communicate, and concluded she was “unlawfully deprived of her liberty.” But an investigation by Dyfed Powys Police Force and CCC as to whether the carers deliberately manipulated Miss Burn was dropped due to a lack of... Read more
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Northern Echo
'If we hadn't got Carina back Julia would have died of a broken heart' - father speaks of devastating impact of false abuse allegations towards autistic daughterMiss Burn’s ability to communicate, and concluded she was “unlawfully deprived
Northern Echo / Posted 14 days ago
Miss Burn’s ability to communicate, and concluded she was “unlawfully deprived of her liberty.” But an investigation by Dyfed Powys Police Force and CCC as to whether the carers deliberately manipulated Miss Burn was dropped due to a lack of... Read more
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walesonline
Teen who died at Royal Welsh Show 'found in river' police confirmin the River Wye on Sunday afternoon following an intensive search after he was
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
in the River Wye on Sunday afternoon following an intensive search after he was reported missing almost a week earlier. A Dyfed-Powys Police spokesman confirmed James was found in a river. Police also confirmed that they are working with other... Read more
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walesonline
Fears over future of Carmarthen's Guildhall facing £100k funding shortfalllast year for a sum of £225,000. There were high hopes for the Grade II listed
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
last year for a sum of £225,000. There were high hopes for the Grade II listed building, with talk of it becoming a police base, a town centre museum and heritage site, or even a television and film set. However, a funding gap seems to... Read more
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walesonline
James Corfield's cricket club's moving statementwhat a player he would have become”. It comes after the family of James Corfie
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
what a player he would have become”. It comes after the family of James Corfield said they were “utterly devastated” as police confirmed a body found in the search for the teenager had been formally identified as the 19-year-old, who went... Read more
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walesonline
Five arrested after police stop car on the A48Police have stopped a car outside Carmarthen and arrested five men on suspicion
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
Police have stopped a car outside Carmarthen and arrested five men on suspicion of theft, burglary and drug offences. The car was travelling on the A48 near Foelgastell, between Carmarthen and Cross Hands. Three of the men were from Cardiff and the... Read more
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Spalding Today
Lincolnshire is fourth safest county in England and Wales, figures revealand public order offences were on average lower in Lincolnshire than in 52 othe
Spalding Today / Posted 17 days ago
and public order offences were on average lower in Lincolnshire than in 52 other English and Welsh counties. Lincolnshire Police is committed to working well with victims of all crime, but particularly sexual crimeShaun West, Assistant Chief... Read more
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metro
Police find body in hunt for missing young farmer James Corfieldfamily liaison officer, police said.James had been camping at the showground wi
metro / Posted 18 days ago
family liaison officer, police said.James had been camping at the showground with friends (Picture: PA) A spokeswoman for Dyfed Powys Police said: ‘A body has been found in Builth Wells this afternoon during the search for missing James... Read more
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walesonline
Words of support from a grieving dad as body found in search for missing teenof the Towy, has offered support to the family of a teenager who went missing f
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
of the Towy, has offered support to the family of a teenager who went missing from the Royal Welsh Show nearly a week ago. Dyfed Powys Police confirmed that a body was discovered in Builth Wells on Sunday afternoon in the search for missing... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Body found in search for teenager who disappeared while camping at farming showat the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show, was last seen at a pub in the town of Bui
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show, was last seen at a pub in the town of Builth Wells at around midnight on Monday. Dyfed Powys Police said a body was discovered in the town this afternoon. His family raised the alarm on Tuesday when he... Read more
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walesonline
Body found in search for teenager missing from Royal Welsh ShowA body has been found in the search for James Corfield, who went missing from t
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
A body has been found in the search for James Corfield, who went missing from the Royal Welsh Show nearly a week ago. Dyfed Powys Police said that the body was discovered in Builth Wells on Sunday afternoon. James, 19, a farmer's son who had been... Read more
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Powys County Times
Trefeglwys council makes a returnof Information Requests from an individual. Now, a previous council member has
Powys County Times / Posted 18 days ago
of Information Requests from an individual. Now, a previous council member has said that due to assurances given by the Dyfed Powys Police Commissioner and the four county councillors currently operating the community council, the nine... Read more
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express
UK driving laws EXPLAINED - The fines and how likely you are to be punishedconsequences of breaking the law -A £50 fine. How well is the law being enfor
express / Posted 19 days ago
consequences of breaking the law -A £50 fine. How well is the law being enforced? Of the 42 English and Welsh police forces which responded to a Freedom of Information request made by the BBC: -Dyfed-Powys Police revealed they had... Read more
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walesonline
Charity condemns 'barbaric' attack which saw cat shot in the eyealive after being shot in the eye with an air rifle in Carmarthenshire. The ca
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
alive after being shot in the eye with an air rifle in Carmarthenshire. The cat has since had to have his eye removed, and police have appealed for information on the perpetrators who carried out the attack. The incident happened in the Station... Read more
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walesonline
Body found in search for missing teenagerJuly 13, near Ammanford bus station. He was reported missing on Thursday, July
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
July 13, near Ammanford bus station. He was reported missing on Thursday, July 20. A body has now been found, although police have not yet confirmed any further details.Read More A spokesman for Dyfed-Powys Police said: “A body has been found... Read more
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walesonline
Council forced to cut budget by £29 million gives chairman a £28,000 Audicommittees cost a total of £35,000 to run. It all mounts up.”Powys County Counc
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
committees cost a total of £35,000 to run. It all mounts up.”Powys County Council chairman Dai Davies (Image: UGC TNW) Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Commissioner, Dafydd Llywelyn, said: “I have changed my office car from an expensive BMW to a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Hen parties face police ban on sex toys and 'lewd' costumes in seaside townRaucous groups of women are facing a police clampdown on “lewd and crude” hen c
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
Raucous groups of women are facing a police clampdown on “lewd and crude” hen costumes and sex accessories. The quaint town - known for its 13th century town walls and stretches of sandy shoreline - has a population of just 5,000. But in the summer... Read more
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walesonline
Everything we know so far as search continues for missing teenagerNineteen-year-old James Corfield has been missing from the Royal Welsh Show sin
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
Nineteen-year-old James Corfield has been missing from the Royal Welsh Show since Monday. Police, specialist teams and volunteers have been searching around the mid-Wales town of Builth Wells for the 19-year-old. His desperate family have appealed... Read more
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Daily Star
Police launch urgent search for teen missing from farmer's showCorfield James Corfield has not been seen or heard from since Monday night. A
Daily Star / Posted 22 days ago
Corfield James Corfield has not been seen or heard from since Monday night. An urgent appeal has been issued for the Powys teenager who attended the Royal Welsh Show. He is described as 6ft 2in tall, of slim build, with short brown hair and... Read more
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walesonline
Police search for missing teenager at Royal Welsh ShowSpecialist search teams are involved in search Police have just issued a state
walesonline / Posted 22 days ago
Specialist search teams are involved in search Police have just issued a statement: Dyfed-Powys Police is searching for missing 19-year-old James Corfield, from Montgomery, who was last seen at the White Horse public house, Builth Wells, at around... Read more
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chroniclelive
Only one person has been prosecuted under new smoking ban in almost two yearslaw almost two years ago. The 2015 legislation was intended to protect childre
chroniclelive / Posted 23 days ago
law almost two years ago. The 2015 legislation was intended to protect children from second-hand smoke in cars – but police have mostly dished out warnings instead of punishment. However, Ministry of Justice figures show in the first seven... Read more
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walesonline
Woman airlifted to hospital after A40 crash between car and motorcyclecame across the scene. “A fire crew remains in attendance. We can confirm that
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
came across the scene. “A fire crew remains in attendance. We can confirm that nobody was trapped as a result of the crash, so firefighters are involved in making the area safe.” Dyfed-Powys Police confirmed that the road reopened just afte... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mum 'headbutted parent at soft play centre during daughter's birthday party'of me being there I got headbutted. "I didn't retaliate as there were small ch
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
of me being there I got headbutted. "I didn't retaliate as there were small children around crying." A spokeswoman for Dyfed Powys Police said: "Police were called just before 1pm on Saturday 22nd July 2017, to a property in Snowdrop Lane,... Read more
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express
Mum arrested for 'headbutting fellow parent' during soft play party for her own childthe police. "The safety of our customers is paramount. We are assisting the po
express / Posted 24 days ago
the police. "The safety of our customers is paramount. We are assisting the police in any way we can." A spokeswoman for Dyfed Powys Police said: "Police were called just before 1pm on Saturday 22nd July 2017, to a property in Snowdrop Lane,... Read more
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walesonline
Tenby hen and stag parties face ban on offensive itemsStag and hen parties heading to Tenby by train have been told to expect a polic
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
Stag and hen parties heading to Tenby by train have been told to expect a police clamp down on “lewd” and “crude” costumes, games and accessories. In 2014 the town introduced Wales’ first “controlled drinking zone” in order to curb antisocial... Read more
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walesonline
Family and friends are searching for a missing 18-oldPolice are growing increasingly concerned about a Carmarthenshire teenager who
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
Police are growing increasingly concerned about a Carmarthenshire teenager who was last seen more than 10 days ago. Nathan Carmon, 18, was last seen on the afternoon of Thursday, July 13, sitting on a wall near Ammanford bus station. It had... Read more
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birminghammail
Just ONE prosecution in two years since car smoking banhas been prosecuted. The legislation was intended to protect children from sec
birminghammail / Posted 25 days ago
has been prosecuted. The legislation was intended to protect children from second-hand smoke. But new figures show how police have largely ignored the new laws. As part of the stricter punishments, offenders can face a £50 fixed penalty or a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Car smoking ban is massive flop with just one prosecution in almost two yearsmonths of the ban, only three forces in England and Wales reported incidents –
Daily Mirror / Posted 25 days ago
months of the ban, only three forces in England and Wales reported incidents – all dealt with by verbal warnings. The Met Police issued two, Dyfed-Powys Police four and Devon & Cornwall Police one.The 2015 legislation was intended to protect kids... Read more
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walesonline
Missing teenager last seen in Carmarthenshire town a week agoPolice are appealing for information after a teenager went missing from a Carma
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
Police are appealing for information after a teenager went missing from a Carmarthenshire town. 18-year-old Nathan Carmon was last seen seven days ago in Ammanford Park. He is described as being 5ft 9ins tall, with blonde hair. A spokeswoman for... Read more
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walesonline
Vandals destroy picnic bench at volunteer nature grouptasks have to be put back so we can deal with this ridiculous anti-social behav
walesonline / Posted 29 days ago
tasks have to be put back so we can deal with this ridiculous anti-social behaviour!”Read More Dyfed-Powys Police have been contacted for comment. If you have any information, please contact Dyfed Powys Police on 101 quoting incident number 35914... Read more
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walesonline
Two charged with murder six years after death of elderly womanbeen charged with the murder of a woman in 2011. Barry Rogers, 32, and Penelop
walesonline / Posted 29 days ago
been charged with the murder of a woman in 2011. Barry Rogers, 32, and Penelope John, 50, will appear in court today. A Dyfed-Powys Police spokeswoman said: “Following a recent thorough investigation into the death of elderly Betty Guy in 2011,... Read more
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walesonline
Police appeal after woman 'bottled' outside Carmarthen pubPolice are appealing for information after a woman was ‘bottled’ outside a Carm
walesonline / Posted 30 days ago
Police are appealing for information after a woman was ‘bottled’ outside a Carmarthen pub. The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning, at around 1.30am. The victim of the appeal has described on social media how she was assaulted by... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
The law on when slow-moving vehicles should pull over for youto overtake. Rule 169 of the Highway Code does not mean that cyclists have to
Surrey Advertiser / Posted a month ago
to overtake. Rule 169 of the Highway Code does not mean that cyclists have to pull over for passing traffic, although police officers may suggest riding further to the left if it is safe to do so. If the cyclist deems that the conditions are... Read more
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express
Mute and autistic girl was seized from family and locked up after false abuse claimsto communicate with her mother. She was taken from Robin and Julia Burn and in
express / Posted 1 months ago
to communicate with her mother. She was taken from Robin and Julia Burn and incarcerated in a home for six months until police said the claims were unfounded. The carers had used a discredited communication method to wrongly conclude she was... Read more
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