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Cycling UK slams awful cycle storage on GWR’s high-speed trains

GWR cycle storage

Cyclists on two of the UK’s main rail lines are encountering problems with bike storage on the latest generation of high-speed trains – not only because space is extremely limited, but also due to many being unable to physically fit their bikes in the allotted spaces, with Cycling UK describing the provision as “awful.” GWR, which operates services to the …

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Bike hire for patients on prescription by doctors

Next Bikes cardiff

Patients in parts of Cardiff are going to be given prescriptions for bike rides in what is the first scheme of its kind in the UK. It is part of attempts to cut the risk of death from heart disease. GPs in the city will be testing out using the nextbikes for the next couple of months after the scheme …

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‘My son was murdered but the people who did it have never been brought to justice’

Sitting on the sofa of his flat, Alan Vaughan takes a drag from his cigarette and looks at a photo of his wife and son. The image of Mary and Kyle on the mantelpiece is one of the many mementos that decorate his living room, reminding him of a happier time when the Vaughan family was just like any other. …

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A City For Everyone: Accessibility For Tourists

Cardiff a city for everyone

It is estimated that the UK population will rise to 74 million by 2039, according to data from the Office of National Statistics, making accessibility more important than ever to ensure that we cater to the needs of all our citizens when they’re on holiday. Whether it’s an afternoon of culture you’re looking for, or an afternoon tea, knowing that everyone in …

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3 Must-Visit Diving Spots Near Cardiff

3 Must-Visit Diving Spots Near Cardiff

Every year more than 18.3 million visitors descend upon Cardiff, eager to explore its countless castles and to find out first-hand why it is known as the City of Arcades (the city boasts the largest concentration of Edwardian, Victorian and modern-day indoor shopping arcades in Britain). While there is a myriad of tourist attractions to explore in the area, there is also …

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Huge Eagle at American Grand Prix

There was much excitement after the television coverage of the American F1 Grand Prix that a huge eagle had flown over the circuit. Could it have been a huge glider like this one below. However, none was seen yet a huge shadow appeared at the American Grand Prix, CGI perhaps, currently remains unexplained. Max Verstappen (NLD) Red Bull Racing RB15 …

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Trailer suspension unit – repair / replace

Trailer suspension unit repair is quite simple if the trailer is constructed in such a way that the unit can be replaced by simply bolting on a new one. With age the suspension units can sag as the rubber becomes tired and loses its spring often becoming permanently deformed.  Many types of dinghy trailer were constructed with an integrated suspension …

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The gorgeous pub that’s just been named the best in Wales and England

Stackpole Inn

Wales is home to countless wonderful pubs, and boast some of the very best . While many of us will have our locals, favourites and musts to visit when we visit another part of the country, there’s one pub in Pembrokeshire that’s been named the best of the bunch – in all of Wales and England. Sawday’s, a specialist travel …

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A level results in Cardiff: How every school performed

UCAS

Thousands of pupils across Cardiff have celebrated their A level results today. Across the city 29.5% of A level results were graded A* to A – compared to the Welsh national average of 26.3%. This year the overall pass rate in Cardiff is 98.3%, higher than the 97.4% national average across Wales. Of all entries in Cardiff, 78.3% were graded …

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