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Cardiff and it’s Bay

Ward one step closer to US Open

James Ward is one match away from appearing in the main draw at the US Open First published in Sport copy by Press Association 2014 James Ward defeated France’s Vincent Millot to reach the final round of qualifying at the US Open. The British number two – the only British player to win a match in qualifying at Flushing Meadows …

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Get your council to ban sky lanterns

LIFE THREATENING: The terrible outcome of sky lanterns being used. CREDIT: Simon Pain@Billow Farm (9608087) First published in News by Rebecca Lord RSPCA Cymru is calling on members of the public to urge their councils to ban sky lanterns as they can cause harm to wildlife and livestock. Sky lanterns (also known as Chinese lanterns) are causing animals significant injuries …

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Ways to volunteer

Join our local teams We have teams of volunteers across the country promoting the charity and raising necessary funds.  Each team has a wide range of skill and expertise on board, often boasting senior professionals, law enforcement partners and community representatives. They develop marketing campaigns to raise awareness of our services and run local fundraising initiatives. In particular we would …

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Cardiff urge managers’ boss to quit over Mackay statement

Cardiff City have called on League Managers’ Association chief executive Richard Bevan to resign, saying his position was “untenable” following a statement the LMA released on behalf of their former manager Malky Mackay. The LMA spoke on behalf of Mackay on Thursday after the 42-year-old Scot and his right-hand man Iain Moody were alleged to have shared racist, sexist and …

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Animal plant alert over fine summer

27 August 2014 Last updated at 12:33 Plants like the foxglove have flourished this summer but can cause health problems for animals Animal owners in Scotland are being warned that the fine summer has caused poisonous plants to flourish. Chief Veterinary Officer Sheila Voas said ragwort, yew, foxgloves and sycamore seeds could cause problems for animals like horses and dogs. …

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Poaching equipment and animals seized in wildlife crime crackdown

12 September 2014 Last updated at 16:53 A large quantity of equipment used for wildlife poaching as well as 10 dogs and four ferrets have been seized by police from homes in East Lothian. Officers used warrants at properties in Haddington on Wednesday under a crackdown on wildlife crime. Police Scotland worked alongside the Scottish SPCA and the Forth District …

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Parrot in the Park music festival in Castle Green in Taunton

Parrot in the Park music festival in Castle Green in Taunton First published in Taunton TEN hours of music kicks off on Castle Green this Sunday(August 24) for Parrot in the Park, an event celebrating Taunton’s music scene this weekend. Organised by The Apple Parrot, and starting at 11am, the event will feature the UK’s number one Oasis and Blur …

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East Lancs farmer’s plea after sheep mauled to death

The bloodied evidence of the attack on a sheep First published in News Last updated by Chris Adams A FARMER has pleaded with walkers to keep their dogs on a lead after five of his sheep were mauled inside three weeks. Alan Greenwood, 65, said his livelihood was under threat due to an increase in sheep-worrying incidents. MORE TOP STORIES: …

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Mackay sorry for ‘text banter’

21 August 2014 Malky Mackay has apologised for sending text messages he admits were “disrespectful of other cultures” – but claims they were “part of friendly text banter”. The former Cardiff boss and Iain Moody are alleged to have shared racist, sexist and homophobic texts when the latter was head of recruitment at the club. The pair were sacked by …

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Isn’t Henry VIII that famous jockey? Hilarious responses to the ‘Britishness …

More than half of 18 to 24-year-olds quizzed failed British Citizenship test  Usually taken by those applying for residency in UK and must get 75% right Research by YouGov found people thought Jane Austen wrote Oliver Twist It also found 1% thought National Insurance paid for supermarket deliveries Older people did better with 92% of over 60s and 78% of …

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