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New Cardiff City signing Jazz Richards embroiled in controversy after former Swansea City star ‘refuses’ to do Ayatollah

New Cardiff City signing Jazz Richards has found himself at the centre of controversy after allegedly refusing several requests from Bluebirds fans to perform the famous Ayatollah on his competitive debut. Former Swansea City star Richards, who was part of Wales’ Euro 2016 squad, started for Cardiff against Birmingham City following his summer move from Fulham. Several fans who were …

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‘Everyone needs to learn some mutual respect’ How you reacted to the call for a speed limit on the Taff Trail

There has been a heated reaction to a mooted speed limit for cyclists along the Taff Trail. The trail, which runs from the mouth of the Taff in Cardiff as far north as Brecon , is popular with cyclists as well as dog walkers, joggers and those out for a stroll. A call for a speed limit to be implemented …

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GP says she thought she’d die in her own home after finding two armed men waiting for her

A GP has described how she thought she would die in her own home after finding two armed men inside. GP Aparna Amin returned to her Pontprennau home at lunchtime on February 22 but discovered two men inside. The pair were wearing masks and armed with screwdrivers. They confronted her and she handed over her watch. The pair searched her …

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Army of volunteers assembles to fight ‘ongoing battle’ of litter in Cardiff

An army of volunteers will don high vis jackets and wield litter pickers as they wage war in the “ongoing battle” of rubbish in the city. A new Keep Splott Tidy scheme – brought about by local residents, councillors and environmental charity Keep Wales Tidy – will launch later this month in a bid to clean up the streets. Writing …

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These are the Cardiff roads which will get their potholes repaired

Potholed roads are an annoyance to residents, drivers and cyclists. Cardiff council has launched a programme of repairs to streets in wards or estates which are heavily used by traffic. And we’ve obtained the full list of streets they are planning to tackle this year. The city council says priority is given to existing repairs, outstanding works and defects identified …

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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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