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walesonline
Man dies after incident which saw police close town's busy roadAmbulance Service confirmed that one man was taken to Glangwili Hospital.Police
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
Ambulance Service confirmed that one man was taken to Glangwili Hospital.Police at the scene of Saturday's incident in CarmarthenBoth ends of the street were blocked off Police have confirmed the man has died following the incident. No... Read more
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walesonline
Fire service boats brought in to assist with police incidentpolice with an incident. Emergency services could be seen alongside the A4232,
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
police with an incident. Emergency services could be seen alongside the A4232, known as the Quay, next to the river in Carmarthen.The Quay runs along the River Towy on the outskirts of Carmarthen town centreCrews from Carmarthen and Swansea are... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Ysgol Syr Thomas Jones to host national table tennis competitionthe event & it has been organised by the Amlwch table Tennis Club in associatio
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
the event & it has been organised by the Amlwch table Tennis Club in association with the school. Teams from Cardiff, Carmarthen, Newport, Swansea, Trehafod & The Valleys will be taking part and the Amlwch Club will have two teams competing as... Read more
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walesonline
Crews tackle house fire in CarmarthenFirefighters have tackled a house fire on a residential street in Carmarthen.
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
Firefighters have tackled a house fire on a residential street in Carmarthen. The blaze broke out on the first floor of a two-storey house in the Tregunnor area of the town at around 10am on Friday. The fire, which is believed to have been caused... Read more
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walesonline
Appeal made for missing man from CarmarthenPolice are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a man from Carmarthe
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a man from Carmarthen. Stephen Amery, who is 43, has not been seen since 5pm on Wednesday. Mr Amery is described as being 5ft 8ins and of an average build. He is also bald, has blue eyes... Read more
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walesonline
Mystery of 'French woman's' grave in Welsh church finally revealedto explain what had happened, along with notes from the Laugharne Refugee Commi
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
to explain what had happened, along with notes from the Laugharne Refugee Committee in old copies of ‘The Welshman’ at the Carmarthen library. Altogether, in Laugharne, there were twelve Belgian refugees, including two families, most of whom... Read more
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walesonline
Former creamery could be transformed into 'larger than average' homesin days gone by at FFairfach,Llandeilo which could be given a new lease of life
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
in days gone by at FFairfach,Llandeilo which could be given a new lease of life under new development plans (Image: Carmarthen Museum)Read More A statement on the plans within the planning application states: “This application seeks to... Read more
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walesonline
Police station to be part of Carmarthen's £1m Guildhall revampA new police station will be opened at Carmarthen’s historic Guildhall as part
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
A new police station will be opened at Carmarthen’s historic Guildhall as part of its redevelopment. The announcement lays to rest speculation over whether the town would be left without a town-centre police base, after the Friars Park station... Read more
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walesonline
Fascinating pictures of the lost cinemas of west WalesAllan Phillips. Most of the cinema and picture houses of west Wales – from Bar
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
Allan Phillips. Most of the cinema and picture houses of west Wales – from Barmouth in Gwynedd to Llanelli in Carmarthenshire – have long since disappeared, been demolished or converted to other uses. The Cinemas of West Wales records... Read more
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walesonline
Glass milk bottles making a comeback in coastal villagethe amount of plastic being washed up on the village’s beach. Angelo Dragone,
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
the amount of plastic being washed up on the village’s beach. Angelo Dragone, of Nigel’s Dairy based on the outskirts of Carmarthen at Cwmffrwd said there was a thirst for milk in glass bottles - firstly from an environmental aspect and secondly... Read more
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walesonline
Two arrested after brawl at funeral wake in a Carmarthen rugby clubTwo men have been arrested after a brawl at a funeral wake in Carmarthen that s
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
Two men have been arrested after a brawl at a funeral wake in Carmarthen that spilled out into the road. The spokesman added: “More than one person was assaulted and a 50-year-old man suffered head injuries and attended hospital as a result. The... Read more
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walesonline
Council spent almost £7k on plants in failed bid to stop illegal parkingWelsh council’s efforts to stop illegal parking by spending almost £7,000 on pl
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
Welsh council’s efforts to stop illegal parking by spending almost £7,000 on plants has been branded a “waste of money”. Carmarthenshire Council has revealed that it spent £6,715 to put a number of planters along one of the main squares in... Read more
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walesonline
These are the projects Carmarthenshire Council will deliver in next five yearsCarmarthenshire Council’s executive board has set out almost 100 priority proje
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
Carmarthenshire Council’s executive board has set out almost 100 priority projects, schemes or services they plan to deliver over the next five years. It identifies key areas of investment and improvement. Council leader councillor Emlyn Dole said:... Read more
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walesonline
Man assaulted in early morning alley attack in town centrePolice are appealing for information after an assault in Carmarthen - the secon
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
Police are appealing for information after an assault in Carmarthen - the second such attack to have happened within the space of five days. In the early hours of Wednesday, December 27, a man was walking alone near Guildhall Square in the centre of... Read more
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walesonline
Scandalous royal secret behind overgrown grave in abandoned Welsh churchto have married a doctor and officer of the East India company. Their granddaug
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
to have married a doctor and officer of the East India company. Their granddaughter Caroline is believed to be buried in Carmarthen They went on to have three children and the marriage was never dissolved. Two years after their wedding, in... Read more
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walesonline
Appeal over late night attack in town centrecar park. The attack was carried out by an unknown male with a foreign accent
walesonline / Posted 12 days ago
car park. The attack was carried out by an unknown male with a foreign accent in John Street car park in the centre of Carmarthen, according to police. The incident happened in the early hours of New Year’s Day, between Orchard Street and the... Read more
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walesonline
Traffic chaos after two crashes on same road within half an hourThere were long delays on a busy road in Carmarthenshire this morning after two
walesonline / Posted 12 days ago
There were long delays on a busy road in Carmarthenshire this morning after two crashes on the same stretch of carriageway within the space of half an hour. The collision, involving a black Toyota Yaris and Silver Kia Carens, happened near the... Read more
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walesonline
Backtracking fears over plans for town bypass despite £50m pledged for itClarity from the Welsh Government is being called for over plans to build a £50
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
Clarity from the Welsh Government is being called for over plans to build a £50 million bypass for a Carmarthenshire town. In a move which has worried Mr Price and his constituency colleague, MP Jonathan Edwards, the Welsh Government’s updated... Read more
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walesonline
Trials and celebrations: The colourful history of an iconic buildingin front of a baying public. It was William Shakespeare who once said that the
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
in front of a baying public. It was William Shakespeare who once said that the whole world was a stage. Well, in Carmarthen, for centuries, the Guildhall has been the stage – with the town’s people filling the stalls of Guildhall... Read more
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walesonline
The day hotpants arrived in Carmarthen with shoppers queueing down the streethotpants on sale too, they were going out of fashion. “I would do that often,
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
hotpants on sale too, they were going out of fashion. “I would do that often, keep an eye on trends.”The Honeypot shop in Carmarthen was the go to place for the latest London fashion in the late 1960s and 1970s with queues of shoppers clamouring... Read more
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walesonline
Shock and anger at plan to flatten former town schoolthe potential impact that 21 new homes will have on local public services and f
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
the potential impact that 21 new homes will have on local public services and facilities.Read More A letter sent to the Carmarthen Journal, signed by a number of residents opposing the plans, states: “With its distinctive architecture and red... Read more
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walesonline
Police appeal for information over wanted manPolice are appealing for information to help them locate a wanted in West Wales
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
Police are appealing for information to help them locate a wanted in West Wales. Jamie Robert Steele, who is 22 and from Carmarthen, is wanted on recall to prison. A spokeswoman for Dyfed-Police said: “We are appealing for information that could... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
First Touch Of The Gods: Three Heavenly Minutes Of Dennis Bergkamp And His Flawless Ball Control (Hector Bellerin To The Rescue As Gunners Earn Late Point In Cracking Capital Cl
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 13 days ago
Hector Bellerin To The Rescue As Gunners Earn Late Point In Cracking Capital Clash With Chelsea (Photos & Video) Carmarthen Town Goalkeeper Lee Idzi Scores First Welsh Premier League Goal Of 2018 From Inside His Own Penalty Area... Read more
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walesonline
Second man pleads guilty to Carmarthen assault which left victim in hospitala “vicious” town centre attack which left a victim in hospital. Gareth George
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
a “vicious” town centre attack which left a victim in hospital. Gareth George Edwards, of Furnace Bank, Priory Street, in Carmarthen, appeared at Swansea Crown Court to plead guilty to wounding with intent, and two charges of possessing an... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Bundesliga: Bayer Leverkusen Coach Heiko Herrlich Fined €12,000 For Pathetic Touchline Dive Against Borussia Monchengladbach (Hector Bellerin To The Rescue As Gunners Earn Late Point In Cracking Capital Cl
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 13 days ago
Hector Bellerin To The Rescue As Gunners Earn Late Point In Cracking Capital Clash With Chelsea (Photos & Video) Carmarthen Town Goalkeeper Lee Idzi Scores First Welsh Premier League Goal Of 2018 From Inside His Own Penalty Area... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Barcelona: Philippe Coutinho Officially Unveiled At The Camp Nou (Hector Bellerin To The Rescue As Gunners Earn Late Point In Cracking Capital Cl
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 14 days ago
Hector Bellerin To The Rescue As Gunners Earn Late Point In Cracking Capital Clash With Chelsea (Photos & Video) Carmarthen Town Goalkeeper Lee Idzi Scores First Welsh Premier League Goal Of 2018 From Inside His Own Penalty Area... Read more
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walesonline
Lead stolen from roof of town centre shopPolice are appealing for information after a quantity of lead was stolen from C
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
Police are appealing for information after a quantity of lead was stolen from Carmarthen town centre - the second such appeal in a matter of days. Lead has been stolen from the roof of a convenience store located in the town's King Street. Formerly... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Asamoah Gyan Becomes Latest Ghanaian Hero To Be Given Strange, Lumpy Statue In Kumasi (Hector Bellerin To The Rescue As Gunners Earn Late Point In Cracking Capital Cl
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 14 days ago
Hector Bellerin To The Rescue As Gunners Earn Late Point In Cracking Capital Clash With Chelsea (Photos & Video) Carmarthen Town Goalkeeper Lee Idzi Scores First Welsh Premier League Goal Of 2018 From Inside His Own Penalty Area... Read more
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walesonline
The stories of some of Wales' tiniest patientsmost premature babies and helping their parents get through some of the toughes
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
most premature babies and helping their parents get through some of the toughest times is the special care baby unit at Carmarthen's Glangwili Hospital. A number of children cared for there in their earliest hours and days have now formed a... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
La Liga: Diego Costa Scores And Gets Sent Off In First Start Back With Atletico Madrid (Hector Bellerin To The Rescue As Gunners Earn Late Point In Cracking Capital Cl
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 16 days ago
Hector Bellerin To The Rescue As Gunners Earn Late Point In Cracking Capital Clash With Chelsea (Photos & Video) Carmarthen Town Goalkeeper Lee Idzi Scores First Welsh Premier League Goal Of 2018 From Inside His Own Penalty Area... Read more
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walesonline
The totally random world records held by Welsh peoplefrom family, friends and even members of the cast.Largest collection of Noddy m
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
from family, friends and even members of the cast.Largest collection of Noddy memorabilia Betty and Johnny Hopton from Carmarthen (not Toyland) hold this record after collecting 1,351 different Noddy items. The pair devoted every room in their... Read more
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walesonline
Dream homes in Wales that are on the market right nowhas a wrap around garden and has a rural woodland surrounding, and its guide pr
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
has a wrap around garden and has a rural woodland surrounding, and its guide price has recently come down. The property in Carmarthen is known as Glangwili Mansion and its former bell tower gives it a castle-like appearance. It's been modernised... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Rather Unflattering Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Sculpture Unveiled In Moscow Park Ahead Of Russia World Cup (Hector Bellerin To The Rescue As Gunners Earn Late Point In Cracking Capital Cl
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 17 days ago
Hector Bellerin To The Rescue As Gunners Earn Late Point In Cracking Capital Clash With Chelsea (Photos & Video) Carmarthen Town Goalkeeper Lee Idzi Scores First Welsh Premier League Goal Of 2018 From Inside His Own Penalty Area... Read more
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walesonline
Cardiff City to swoop for striker Christian Doidgehe played for a number of clubs in the Welsh football pyramid, including Cwmbra
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
he played for a number of clubs in the Welsh football pyramid, including Cwmbran Celtic, Croesyceiliog, Barry Town and Carmarthen Town before signing for Dagenham & Redbridge in 2014.Christian Doidge in action against Tranmere in the Vanarama... Read more
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walesonline
Thieves strip lead from 118-old bandstand in town parkat a town park for more than 100 years. The theft has caused “major damage” to
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
at a town park for more than 100 years. The theft has caused “major damage” to the bandstand, which has been a feature of Carmarthen Park since 1900. Police have now been made aware of the incident, which is believed to have happened on the... Read more
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walesonline
Drivers confused as road has both 30mph and 40mph signsResidents in Carmarthenshire have been left confused after “extremely dangerous
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
Residents in Carmarthenshire have been left confused after “extremely dangerous road signs” showed two different speed limits on the same stretch of road. The signs are located on the one-mile stretch of road between the villages of Foelgastell and... Read more
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walesonline
Drink-driver hit pedestrian in petrol station crash£15,000 of damage. Thomas Morgan, 29, fled the scene of the accident at the Sh
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
£15,000 of damage. Thomas Morgan, 29, fled the scene of the accident at the Shell Forge Filling Station on the A40 between Carmarthen and St Clears in Carmarthenshire on Saturday, June 10, last year. He was jailed in August and remains in custody... Read more
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walesonline
The re-emergence of Wales' youngest ever playerfirst start until the win over Benetton in early November, having to make do wi
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
first start until the win over Benetton in early November, having to make do with a mix of Principality Premiership (with Carmarthen Quins) and British and Irish Cup rugby. It has been a long way from that March day in 2010 when the young Osprey... Read more
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soccernews
Carmarthen Town goalkeeper scores Goal of the Week contender!in the Welsh Premier League which witnessed a spectacular start to the new year
soccernews / Posted 18 days ago
in the Welsh Premier League which witnessed a spectacular start to the new year. Hitting the headlines in Wales is the Carmarthen Town goalkeeper Lee Idzi who scored the first goal of 2018 from inside his own penalty area during the match... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Woman hands herself in after video of her letting dog mess in town goes viralCarmarthenshire Council said it was 'totally unacceptable' after CCTV of the in
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
Carmarthenshire Council said it was 'totally unacceptable' after CCTV of the incident in Carmarthen, Wales, was posted on social media. The clip showed her walking along with her dog on John Street in the town. Carmarthenshire Council said the... Read more
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International Business Times
Outlaw dog owner turns herself in to council after abandoning poo in street Pick Up Dog Poo Identified Through CCTV Footage Posted OnlineIBTimes UK A woma
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
Pick Up Dog Poo Identified Through CCTV Footage Posted OnlineIBTimes UK A woman who failed to pick up her dog's poo in Carmarthen, Wales, has turned herself in to local authorities after footage of the incident was posted online, the council... Read more
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walesonline
Woman hands herself in after video of her letting dog mess in town goes viralA mystery woman who failed to pick up her dog’s poo in Carmarthen was identifie
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
A mystery woman who failed to pick up her dog’s poo in Carmarthen was identified within hours after a video of the offence from CCTV was posted on social media More than 30,000 people watched the CCTV video clip which showed her walking along with... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Carmarthen Town Goalkeeper Lee Idzi Scores First Welsh Premier League Goal Of 2018 From Inside His Own Penalty Area (Unlikely as it may sound, Carmarthen Town’s goalkeeper was the man to score the
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 19 days ago
Unlikely as it may sound, Carmarthen Town’s goalkeeper was the man to score the first Welsh Premier League goal of 2018. The goal came on New Year’s day, when Carmarthen (currently bottom of the table) travelled to Aberystwyth in desperate search of... Read more
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walesonline
Storm Eleanor leaves village flooded and hundreds of homes without powermay not have been as badly affected as other parts of the country, one area tha
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
may not have been as badly affected as other parts of the country, one area that did bear the brunt of Eleanor was the Carmarthenshire village of Laugharne. In footage recorded on a dashcam, tidal water can be seen in the village centre, where... Read more
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walesonline
The big things to watch out for in Wales in 2018of new jobs to the region. If approved the new nuclear power station would ope
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
of new jobs to the region. If approved the new nuclear power station would open in the mid 2020s.A new S4C headquarters in CarmarthenAn artist's impression of Yr Egin centre in Carmarthen where S4C will be based (Image: S4C/UWTSD) Work on the £23m... Read more
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walesonline
Rail passengers face biggest rise in fares in five yearscost of 12 month’s commuting between Bridgend and Cardiff has jumped from £984
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
cost of 12 month’s commuting between Bridgend and Cardiff has jumped from £984 to £1,016, while people travelling from Carmarthen to Swansea will see the amount they pay climb from £1,160 to £1,200. People who travel between Neath and the... Read more
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walesonline
Families celebrating birth of new year babies in West WalesHarry, born January 1 at 6.25am, weighing 7lbs 10oz, in Singleton Hospital (Ima
walesonline / Posted 21 days ago
Harry, born January 1 at 6.25am, weighing 7lbs 10oz, in Singleton Hospital (Image: Shannen Samuel) In Glangwili Hospital, Carmarthen, there was three babies.Gary Christian with Baby Jacob 9lb 1oz, 12.37am, Saron Llandysyl (Image: Mike... Read more
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metro
How 13 people got on with their 2017 New Year's resolutionsbecause I have quite a few mates there but, sadly, I haven’t managed to save up
metro / Posted 22 days ago
because I have quite a few mates there but, sadly, I haven’t managed to save up for the deposit on a flat yet.Jon, 65, Carmarthen What was your resolution? I’m a proud Welshman and rugby fan, but I’ve lived in England most of my life. Last... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Pro-hunting stance does not put off Tory voters, MPs sayMr Hart, the MP for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire, who was chief exec
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
Mr Hart, the MP for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire, who was chief executive of the Countryside Alliance from 2003 to 2010, said: "Suggestions that our position impacts on votes is demonstrably untrue. If it wasn’t then Labour would have won... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jamie Lewis makes darts history at Ally Pally in 5-0 win over Darren Webstermore than he has banked in prize money over the last two years put together. J
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
more than he has banked in prize money over the last two years put together. Just two months ago, 26-year-old Lewis, from Carmarthen, was in despair after failing to qualify for the tournament – and he only scrambled aboard the lifeboat by winning... Read more
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