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‘Concern growing’ for missing Cardiff man

Concern is growing for the welfare of a 61-year-old man who has been missing from his Cardiff home for 10 days. Keith Horwood was last seen by a neighbour in Rectory Road, Canton, on Saturday, June 8. He is 6ft 1in, slim, with long greying hair, brown eyes, a thin moustache and a beard. A police spokesman said: “Mr Horwood …

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Missing Swansea woman found ‘safe and well’

A woman who went missing from Swansea has been found “safe and well”. Sonia Pelusi, 49, went missing from Cockett on Tuesday, April 30, and was thought to be in Cardiff city centre. A police spokesman said: “Sonia Pelusi has been found safe and well. “The media is thanked for its assistance.”

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Lord Coe praises Cardiff for Olympic role

Lord Coe has praised Cardiff for preparing the country for last summer’s Olympics as he returned to the city to find out how Welsh sport is being developed. The Locog chairman was a keynote speaker at the annual Sport Wales conference at the Cardiff City Stadium yesterday. Later, he went onto Fitzalan High School in Leckwith, where Paralympians from Australia …

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Aviation firm co-founded by Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson secures £5m investment

An aircraft maintenance business co-founded by the lead singer of Iron Maiden is set to be pumped with a £5m investment in what will help the company have a “much wider impact across the entire South Wales aerospace industry”. Cardiff Aviation, the aircraft maintenance and flight training organisation established last July by veteran rock star Bruce Dickinson and business partner …

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Cardiff City unveil plans for 38,000-capacity stadium expansion

Cardiff City have unveiled plans to expand the Cardiff City Stadium to an eventual capacity of 38,000. Designs have been outlined to supporters as part of an ongoing feasibility study and the first stage of development could begin as early as September or October this year. Phase one of the expansion would see the ground’s Ninian Stand given a second …

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Appeal to trace couple after ‘verbal abuse’ of Cardiff train passengers

British Transport Police have released CCTV images of two people they would like to talk to after a young couple were verbally abused and threatened at Cardiff Central station. British Transport Police (BPT) said the incident happened between 7.05pm and 7.20pm on Sunday, May 26, when the an 18-year-old student was waiting with his girlfriend on platform six for a …

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Review: Strictly Confidential, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena

My daughter thinks Strictly Come Dancing is “fab-u-lous” so when anything comes to Cardiff with the famous Strictly nametag, we’re dead certs to be in the audience. This show, written by Craig Revel-Horwood, promised something a little different and centred around Lisa Riley – the “people’s favourite” of the last series – alongside professional dancers Ian Waite, Natalie Lowe, and …

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300 tonnes of sand to create ‘urban beach’ in Cardiff Bay this summer

Sun-seekers in the capital city will be able to get their vitamin D fix at Cardiff Festival’s latest attraction, which will see the Roald Dahl Plass transformed into an urban beach. Running from July 27 until September 1, the Cardiff Bay beach attraction will allow visitors to settle down and relax in deck chairs under giant parasols as they enjoy …

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South Wales police commissioner dismisses calls for deputy’s resignation over parliamentary candidacy

South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Alun Michael has dismissed calls for his deputy to resign if she is selected as a Labour parliamentary candidate. Sophie Howe, appointed the £65,886 Deputy PCC in February, is one of four candidates on an all-female Labour shortlist for the hotly-contested Cardiff North seat at the 2015 general election. The Conservative candidate Craig …

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Missing woman could be in Cardiff city centre

A 49-year-old woman has gone missing from the Swansea area. Sonia Pelusi went missing from Cockett at around 2.40pm on Tuesday, April 30. She was wearing black trousers, a black vest top and a black leather jacket and is currently believed to be in Cardiff city centre. Anyone who has seen Sonia or has any other information which may help …

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