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walesonline
Man dies after being rescued from house firehad to go through the window, but they got him out in seconds."A fire engine ou
walesonline / Posted 12 hours ago
had to go through the window, but they got him out in seconds."A fire engine outside the terraced house in Hirwaun (Image: Rob Browne)An investigation into the cause of the fire has been launched (Image: Walesonline)Read More Another neighbour,... Read more
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walesonline
When Newport County's last played Tottenham 58 years agoWalesonline)'I went in the dressing room as a 19-year-old and got seven of thei
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Walesonline)'I went in the dressing room as a 19-year-old and got seven of their autographs after the match' (Image: Rob Browne) Newport lost the game 4-0 but the game very nearly didn’t happen at all. “The week of the game the pitch was... Read more
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walesonline
The state of the Welsh NHS as told by its staff and their patientsthan other similar departments across the country.Consultant physician Ruth Alc
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
than other similar departments across the country.Consultant physician Ruth Alcolado at Royal Glamorgan Hospital (Image: Rob Browne) She said: "It means that we can assess our patients so crews can get on doing their job, but what it also means... Read more
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walesonline
Harry and Meghan got the sweetest group hug from some Cardiff childrentime in Wales ever. I love it. Everyone is so sweet."Prince Harry and Meghan Ma
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
time in Wales ever. I love it. Everyone is so sweet."Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the Star Hub in Tremorfa (Image: Rob Browne) The engaged couple arrived in Cardiff on Thursday afternoon for their first visit to the capital. They revealed... Read more
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walesonline
Former staff claim they are owed thousands after restaurant closesto pay their wages Mr Kavanagh spoke to WalesOnline in response to each of tho
walesonline / Posted 13 days ago
to pay their wages Mr Kavanagh spoke to WalesOnline in response to each of those claims.Darryl Kavanagh (right) (Image: Rob Browne) He said he did not recognise claims of staff being owed of £1,500 or £4,000. “All I can deal with is the actual... Read more
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walesonline
Visitors could have to pay to see exhibitions at Wales' museumsmoney?1. Entry fees for special exhibitionsThe Dino Babies exhibition was held
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
money?1. Entry fees for special exhibitionsThe Dino Babies exhibition was held at National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (Image: Rob Browne) In England and Wales, governments have made the policy decision that for the museums they fund there will be no... Read more
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walesonline
Tragic bucket list dad's family want to fulfil his final wishhad a large tumour on his brain.Richard Walters and his wife Loretta Walters on
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
had a large tumour on his brain.Richard Walters and his wife Loretta Walters on the way to renew their wedding vows (Image: Rob Browne)Read More He underwent an operation to remove 98% of the growth, and by 2015 the tumour was stable. But a year... Read more
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walesonline
Abused and discriminated against yet thriving: Wales' Muslimslife,” said Rahema.Muslim convert Amanda Morris at the Dar Ul-Isra education an
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
life,” said Rahema.Muslim convert Amanda Morris at the Dar Ul-Isra education and welfare centre, Cathays, Cardiff (Image: Rob Browne) Amanda Morris converted aged 25. Originally from Canada but now living in Cardiff, she mentors young girls in a... Read more
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walesonline
The rising tide of abuse faced by Wales' growing Muslim communitieslife,” said Rahema.Muslim convert Amanda Morris at the Dar Ul-Isra education an
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
life,” said Rahema.Muslim convert Amanda Morris at the Dar Ul-Isra education and welfare centre, Cathays, Cardiff (Image: Rob Browne) Amanda Morris converted aged 25. Originally from Canada but now living in Cardiff, she mentors young girls in a... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Police jobs on offer as force looks for 200 new officersPolice is looking for people 'from a wide range of backgrounds' and with the ri
Liverpool Echo / Posted 17 days ago
Police is looking for people 'from a wide range of backgrounds' and with the right 'life experience and skills' (Image: Rob Browne) Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw said: “This is an important investment in Lancashire... Read more
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walesonline
Storm Dylan lashes Wales with 70mph gusts as heavy rain forecast74mph were clocked with forecasters warning of further “violent gusts”.Much of
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
74mph were clocked with forecasters warning of further “violent gusts”.Much of wales woke to wet weather on Sunday (Image: Rob Browne) The Met Office has issued an amber warning covering Northern Ireland and parts of western Scotland, stating... Read more
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walesonline
One woman's heartbreaking account of being sexually abusedthe support she would have given me.”Beth was able to receive help from the NSP
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
the support she would have given me.”Beth was able to receive help from the NSPCC after being referred by a friend (Image: Rob Browne)Read More For Beth things only started to change after her mother’s friend became worried about how she was... Read more
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walesonline
Wales is going to escape the worst of Storm Dylanbut by the middle parts of the day they will become more frequent.Blustery show
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
but by the middle parts of the day they will become more frequent.Blustery showers are expected on New Year's Eve (Image: Rob Browne)Read More “In the showers themselves we could see some hail mixed in as well. Towards the evening the showers do... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Cannabis gran sprinkles it on cheese and toast as calls for it to be legallisedand began producing his own cannabis to supply to his friend.Sue is joining the
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
and began producing his own cannabis to supply to his friend.Sue is joining the campaign to legalise cannabis (Image: Rob Browne) The word soon spread and Jeff found himself supplying cannabis for many others suffering from severe, painful... Read more
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walesonline
Gig venue's 'black book' reveals piece of Welsh city's music historyup," Roger added. In actual fact the first booking recorded in the book was the
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
up," Roger added. In actual fact the first booking recorded in the book was the Flying Pickets in August 1985. (Image: Rob Browne) (Image: Rob Browne)Read More As the former events manager, Roger has seen some big names at the centre - David... Read more
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walesonline
Drivers face further roads closures as work continues on roundabouttraffic for the rest of the works.Business owners have previously raised concer
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
traffic for the rest of the works.Business owners have previously raised concerns about the impact of the roadworks (Image: Rob Browne)Read More As part of the works to the roundabout, know locally as the Cedar Tree roundabout, there will be road... Read more
26d
walesonline
Congregation's 'sadness' at church closing after 125 yearsOcean, rescued by a cabin boy from Barry and presented by his mother, Mrs Dora
walesonline / Posted 26 days ago
Ocean, rescued by a cabin boy from Barry and presented by his mother, Mrs Dora Phillips.St Paul's Church, Barry (Image: Rob Browne) The church also has a memorial window to the captain and the crew of the liner Royston Grange destroyed by fire... Read more
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walesonline
Discontent among Labour voters over Brexit puts Corbyn under pressureof relationship we want to have with Europe in the future.”David Davies sees no
walesonline / Posted 26 days ago
of relationship we want to have with Europe in the future.”David Davies sees no appetite for a second referendum (Image: Rob Browne) Monmouth Conservative MP David Davies, who chairs the Welsh Affairs select committee, shot down the suggestion... Read more
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walesonline
The 81-old ex-steelworker who's just won £1 million on the lotteryticket with his spare change.Arthur Griffiths and Lorraine Rimmer celebrate aft
walesonline / Posted 26 days ago
ticket with his spare change.Arthur Griffiths and Lorraine Rimmer celebrate after winning £1m on the EuroMillions (Image: Rob Browne)Arthur said he plans to renovate his home and buy a new three-piece suite (Image: Rob Browne) Little did he know... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester weather: Drivers warned over ice - and it could get colderin parts of Scotland and Wales.Snow and cold weather in the Brecon Beacons near
Manchester Evening News / Posted 26 days ago
in parts of Scotland and Wales.Snow and cold weather in the Brecon Beacons near the Storey Arms and along the A470 (Image: Rob Browne) A yellow warning of snow has been issued for the East Midlands, the north of England down to the Humber and... Read more
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walesonline
Motorists fined as police criticise 'dangerous' parking in snowa Dyfed-Powys Police officer said about parking at Storey Arms (Image: @BreconR
walesonline / Posted 27 days ago
a Dyfed-Powys Police officer said about parking at Storey Arms (Image: @BreconRPUSgt)Snow in the Brecon Beacons (Image: Rob Browne)Read More Fines were issued, motorists were asked to move on, and traffic units are policing less than a 1km... Read more
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walesonline
Homeless woman with back problems offered flat at top of hilland depressed and I feel vulnerable and broken.”Louise said she's just a step a
walesonline / Posted 27 days ago
and depressed and I feel vulnerable and broken.”Louise said she's just a step away from sleeping on the streets (Image: Rob Browne) Louise, who said she has worked for more than 25 years in low-paid jobs, said she is still waiting to hear if... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Christmas tragedy as terminally-ill dad who dedicated final days to family diesDecember 23 at the age of 33 years. Richard Walters's battle with terminal canc
Daily Mirror / Posted 28 days ago
December 23 at the age of 33 years. Richard Walters's battle with terminal cancer touched the hearts of many (Image: Rob Browne)Back in August Richard and his wife Loretta, renewed their wedding vows (Image: Rob Browne)Read More “My daughter... Read more
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walesonline
Charity helping hundreds of children with disabilities 'could close'engaged with the service and a further 30 children and young people on the wait
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
engaged with the service and a further 30 children and young people on the waiting list.Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood (Image: Rob Browne) “The failure to secure funds, so that the project can continue, would mean the loss of support to those who need... Read more
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walesonline
Dad who created bucket list of memories for his children has diedmemories for his children.Richard Walters and his wife Loretta Walters on the w
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
memories for his children.Richard Walters and his wife Loretta Walters on the way to renew their wedding vows (Image: Rob Browne)Read More Tracey Wilson, Loretta’s mother, said: “It is with great sadness and a very heavy heart to announce the... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Beaten with hammers and forced to eat pictures of dead relatives - woman shares her horrific story of domestic abusethrough the same abuse.Charlotte Rooks was locked inside a flat and tortured wh
Liverpool Echo / Posted a month ago
through the same abuse.Charlotte Rooks was locked inside a flat and tortured while she was four months pregnant (Image: Rob Browne / Wales Online) She said: "If other women read this, and it helps them, it makes me feel like I’ve got a... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
'I remember telling him to just kill me': Domestic abuse survivor speaks outare the brutal, terrifying words of a courageous domestic abuse survivor. This
Manchester Evening News / Posted a month ago
are the brutal, terrifying words of a courageous domestic abuse survivor. This is her story.Charlotte Rooks (Image: Rob Browne) Despite what she had to endure not being out of place in a horror film there is something depressingly familiar... Read more
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walesonline
The 125-old Valleys rugby team built by minersteam who strive to keep it going and make it better.Dicky Smith, who's been run
walesonline / Posted 1 months ago
team who strive to keep it going and make it better.Dicky Smith, who's been running the club for the last 10 years (Image: Rob Browne)Team coach Craig Morgan (Image: Rob Browne)Garan Pearce, captain at Cilfynydd RFC Let’s set the scene. It’s a... Read more
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walesonline
The stark reasons behind this man's plan to rip up Welsh rugbyright team to lead Welsh rugby into the future? I don’t think so.Davies with hi
walesonline / Posted 1 months ago
right team to lead Welsh rugby into the future? I don’t think so.Davies with his school boy cricket and rugby caps (Image: Rob Browne) The community game is not discussed at the board, that’s the reality. We have got other more major things to... Read more
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walesonline
Female genital mutilation is brutal and happening to women living in Walesgiving birth and has never enjoyed sex as a result of the cultural practice of
walesonline / Posted 1 months ago
giving birth and has never enjoyed sex as a result of the cultural practice of her tribe.Sheila Jerome (Image: Rob Browne) The National FGM Centre has urged teachers to be alert to spot girls who are at risk over the festive... Read more
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walesonline
Changes planned to roadworks roundabout causing huge queues in Caerphillyat the roundabout, known locally as the Cedar Tree roundabout.Roudabout works a
walesonline / Posted 1 months ago
at the roundabout, known locally as the Cedar Tree roundabout.Roudabout works are taking place for 12 months (Image: Rob Browne) The revised plan will see the reintroduction of single land traffic from January 8 for a period of eight to 10... Read more

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