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Cardiff and it’s Bay

Nominate for ITV’s fundraiser of the year award

Now, the clock is ticking, with the deadline looming for this year’s Pride of Britain Awards. Applications HAVE to be submitted by Friday August 15 at 11.59 pm. So you don’t have long. One of the awards at this year’s events is ITV’s award for fundraiser of the year. We’re looking for that person who goes that little bit further …

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Wildlife crime

Wildlife crime is often thought to occur in exotic places with people killing and trading in endangered species. However, it does happen in the UK and includes offences such as killing or disturbing protected species, damaging breeding and resting places and poaching. The problem is not limited to rural areas either. What is wildlife crime? Many wild animals are protected …

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Coast & Country at the Welsh National Sheep Dog Trials

Andrew continues his island adventures with a visit to Flat Holm Island. An Island bursting with history, Andrew discovers how it defended itself against a potential French invasion and finds out about the story behind it’s cholera isolation hospital. He also takes a tour around the newly renovated Fog Horn cottage.

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Warburton ‘left in limbo’ by participation deal dispute

Wales captain Sam Warburton has been left in limbo in terms of his club rugby as the dispute between the WRU and regions continues. Warburton signed a central contract with the WRU over the summer. But as the regions have a policy of not fielding centrally contracted players, he can’t be selected for the Cardiff Blues until a new participation …

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‘Sickening toll of dog attacks must be tackled with compulsory leads and muzzles’

I’ve lost count of the number of times dog owners in public places have assured me: “It’s OK, he won’t hurt” as their lead-less pet hurtled towards the children when they were younger. Having grown up with a dog, and spent most of my life around friends and neighbours with dogs I like them and know most – especially those …

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Cardiff Kids Activities

Cardiff kids activities are extensive in their variety and number covering Cardiff kids activities outdoors, indoor kids activities and Cardiff kids activities in the Bay. The Cardiff kids activities included on the site are cycling, walking, nature trails and park activities. We have tried to include kids activities that are free or reasonably inexpensive as entertaining children during the summer …

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Haruki Murakami?s Weird, Wonderful World

I’m always amazed by what the Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami can do with a narrator’s voice. From book to book, it’s pretty much the same—at least as rendered into English: calm, unhurried, lucid, bemused, wry without being sarcastic, and always intelligent but somehow self-effacing. I’m not knocking the uniformity. That would be like criticizing Philip Marlowe for always sounding the …

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Deep Thoughts from War Machines Sexist, Racist Prison Blog

Photos of the aftermath of the August 8 attack on Christy Mack are gruesome. The 23-year-old, best known for her tattoos, love of snakes and burgeoning career in the porn industry, is shown bruised and bloody in a hospital bed with both eyes swollen shut and her hair sawed off. She suffered 10 broken bones, missing and broken teeth, a …

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Elizabeth Warren Still Isnt Running For President

If Elizabeth Warren had to repeat herself this many times inside her Harvard Law classroom, she would have had to start failing students. On Friday, the first-term Massachusetts senator sent a letter to the Federal Election Commission saying, yet again, she did not want to be a presidential candidate. In the letter, first reported by the Boston Globe, Warren’s lawyer, Marc …

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Mr. Simpson Goes to Washington: How Homer Influenced Politics

The Simpsons binge-athon is in full swing. FXX is airing every episode of the beloved animated comedy in order—breaking for 2007’s The Simpsons Movie—and the marathon has already smashed the cable channel’s ratings records. The event stretches 25 seasons and ends on Labor Day. Still, for all The Simpsons’ impact on entertainment and popular culture, perhaps the most impressive thing …

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