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Back to school: How to cope with those first days

Never mind the  children, how do  you cope with the  first day of  school? How can you help them to  prepare for the start of the  school term next Tuesday? Starting lessons for the first  time or changing school can be  an anxious transition for some  children. Teaching expert  Nicola Morgan, a behaviour management  consultant, who works in several  schools …

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Alfie Sullock latest: Man accused of assault refused bail

A man accused of assaulting a six-week-old baby who later died failed today in a bid to be freed on bail. Detectives are still investigating the death of Alfie Sullock after paramedics were called to an address in Nelson, near Caerphilly, on Friday, August 16, amid reports a child had stopped breathing. Michael Pearce, 32, of Nelson, was charged with …

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Exclusive: James Dean Bradfield performs Manic Street Preachers single Show Me The Wonder

As the Manic Street Preachers ready themselves to release their new album Rewind The Film on September 16, WalesOnline was granted an exclusive audience with frontman James Dean Bradfield. The guitarist also treated us to two songs at their Cardiff HQ – new single Show Me The Wonder, released on September 9, and their classic anthem A Design For Life. …

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Sir Terry Matthews dismisses speculation about a new convention centre

Entrepreneur Sir Terry Matthews has said he has no interest in building a new convention centre at the Celtic Manor Resort whatever is planned in Cardiff. On the opening day of the Welsh Open golf championship Sir Terry said that every year the resort just off the M4 turns away business in the region of £50m. Sir Terry said that …

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Five men appear in court over alleged street brawl in Newport

Five men have appeared in court in connection with a street brawl that  erupted between suspected  drug dealers in Newport. Michael Attard, 26, of Abergele Road, Rumney, and   Ethan Brown, 20, of Clarendon  Road, Penylan, appeared at  Cwmbran Magistrates’ Court today charged with violent  disorder and possession of cannabis with intent to supply. Attard denied the charges and  Brown, who …

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Three arrested on firearms offences after armed police swoop on car

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences after they were spotted driving a car through Caerphilly with what looked like a gun. Armed police pulled the car over after a call was made from a concerned member of the public at 2.45pm today. Eyewitnesses reported around 30 officers swarming around the car, a green Volkswagen Golf, after …

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I’m ready to rock, declares Cardiff Devils ace Mac Faulkner

Cardiff Devils

MAC Faulkner, Cardiff Devils hotshot  forward, is ready to rock for the new  Elite League ice hockey season. Canadian Faulkner was a huge Devils hit and leading League scorer last  season before suffering a serious knee  injury in February, but he has returned fitter and sharper than ever. Faulkner will sit out tonight’s opening challenge clash of the new season,  …

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South Wales filmmaker fails to overturn caution for sex offences

A South Wales filmmaker has failed in his bid to overturn a caution he received for sex offences four years ago. Karl Francis, originally from Bedwas, near Caerphilly, was due to stand trial in 2009. He had been charged with eight counts of making indecent photographs of a child and one count of arranging or facilitating sex, causing a child …

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Cardiff expansion tops poll of airport capacity options


A proposal for the expansion of Cardiff Airport has been chosen as the preferred measure to increase the UK’s airport capacity in an influential web poll. The plan, drawn up by the transport group Western Gateway, received more than half of the votes on the poll on industry website The site is an online community for visitors to the …

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Armed police in Maesteg as search for ‘wanted male’ continues

A street in Maesteg was cordoned off today by armed police responding to what they described as an “ongoing incident”. Eyewitnesses said Church Street in the Caerau area of Maesteg, near Bridgend, had been cordoned off, while armed police were spotted in the area. On Twitter, there were reports that a man had been seen with a gun, but South …

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