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James Corden starring in new Confused.com advertising campaign

Actor and host of US chat show The Late Show, James Corden, is starring in a new television advertising campaign from Cardiff-based price comparison firm Confused.com. The new campaign, created by advertising agency Karmarama, sees Corden, who made his name starring in the comedy Gavin and Stacey, enjoying a miraculous run of luck with every set of traffic lights turning …

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Women fighting against increases to state pension age will march on the Senedd carrying begging bowls

Dozens of women from across South Wales who claim their retirements have been blighted by poverty are planning to march on the Senedd wearing shawls and carrying begging bowls. They are members of Waspi (Women Against State Pension Inequality), which is fighting UK Government increases to their State Pension Age. Jocelyn Morgan – a member of the Bridgend and valleys …

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A ‘revolutionary’ treatment is giving stroke patients hope of making a full recovery

Patients who suffer mobility and speech problems after a devastating stroke are making a full recovery thanks to a revolutionary new form of treatment. The clot retrieval service, based at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board , is the only one of its kind in Wales and has shown to greatly improve outcomes when compared with other techniques. It involves …

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Candlelit vigil held a year after Russell Peachey was murdered on a Cardiff street

Hundreds of candles glittered and colourful balloons drifted into the sky as family and friends gathered to remember Russell Peachey, who died a year ago. More than 60 people attended the memorial event in Cardiff , a year after the 35-year-old dad was murdered in the early hours of the morning on the streets of Grangetown . Bright yellow, blue …

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These are some of the suggestions to stop litter being spread across Cardiff

More flexible collection times, locked bins or a tax on takeaways – these are just some of the suggestions to stop litter being spread across Cardiff city centre. While the council has received very public criticism for the state of the city centre, others have criticised businesses for adding to the problem by putting waste out incorrectly or at the …

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School rated ‘excellent’ by inspectors reveals the secrets behind its teaching

A school in Cardiff rated “excellent” by inspectors has revealed the secrets behind its high-quality teaching. Education watchdog Estyn said pupils at Severn Primary School, in Canton , make “exceptional” progress in developing their literacy, numeracy and social skills – despite many starting with low levels of English. It described the school as an “exceptionally harmonious and inclusive community” that …

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‘You’re a mess Cardiff, you really are’ The pictures that show litter is still a problem in Cardiff city centre

It’s becoming an all too familiar sight – litter scattered across the streets of Cardiff. Cardiff council last week said they would launch new waste teams working extra hours at night to clear the streets . The authority said breeding seagulls were making the issues worse as the gulls tried to source food. But residents have now highlighted issues early …

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The day Manchester United FC legend Ryan Giggs ‘pinned Cristiano Ronaldo against a wall for drinking coke’

A story has emerged claiming Ryan Giggs pinned Cristiano Ronaldo to a wall after the Portugal star turned up at training drinking a coke during their time at Manchester United. Football pundit Jan Aage Fjortoft claims his compatriot, former Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, revealed the details of the bust-up to him. Giggs and Ronaldo played with each other …

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Removing illegal Vote Leave and Remain posters has cost Cardiff council £3,000

Removing illegal political posters during the EU referendum campaign has cost Cardiff council around £3,000. Ahead of the June 23 referendum council staff were tasked with removing signs from across the city. At one point in the campaign there were a number of complaints that numerous Vote Leave signs appeared at locations across Cardiff. Cardiff council said its staff had …

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Police investigate after body of young man discovered in Cardiff park

The body of a young man has been found in a Cardiff park. South Wales Police said they had received the report of a sudden death at Moorland Park, in the Splott area, of the city on Saturday afternoon. A spokesman for the force said: “The body of a 23-year-old male was found by a member of the public at …

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