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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.

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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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Pictures show extent of toxic blue-green algae at Roath Park Lake in Cardiff

Roath Park Lake Algae

Roath Park Lake has been temporarily closed after the presence of blue-green algae – a form of bacteria which can kill dogs – was confirmed in the area. Natural Resources Wales confirmed the presence of the potentially toxic algae in the lake earlier this week. A series of pictures and video footage taken on Saturday show a thick layer of …

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Geraint Thomas: Tour de France hero’s welcome home to Cardiff

Geraint Thomas

Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas will be welcomed home to Cardiff later on Thursday, with thousands of people expected on the streets of the capital. The 32-year-old will be congratulated by First Minister Carwyn Jones at the Senedd at 16:25 BST before a celebration outside Cardiff Castle. Thomas became the first Welshman to win the gruelling 21-stage race after …

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Try Oakwood Theme Park rollercoasters First

oakwood roller coaster

Just like beer tester at a brewery would be the dream job for many adults, most teenagers would love to be appointed fun advisor at their local theme park. Imagine it – being asked to give your opinion on future developments, as well as be having exclusive first access to try out all new rides and attractions. Well, for three …

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New Cardiff bars and restaurants in 2018

The Alchemist

When it comes to eating out and enjoying a few drinks, Cardiff is spoilt for choice – and there have been plenty of new openings in 2018 so far. And if you like margaritas, mojitos and daiquiris, in particular, then you’re in for a treat as there have been many new cocktail bars throwing open their doors. Here’s a look …

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Dippy the dinosaur comes to Cardiff

Dinosaur head

The plaster cast reproduction, long referred to as Dippy, will spend a minimum of four to sixth months in Cardiff. He will have to be dismantled and reassembled at every destination of the tour. Museum director Sir Michael Dixon said: “We wanted Dippy to visit unusual locations so he can draw in people that may not traditionally visit a museum. …

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