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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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Former B&Q flagship store in Cardiff to get a new lease of life

What was once a flagship store for DIY chain BQ in Wales is being revamped by its owner in a major investment. Ashfield Land is transforming the former BQ retail unit it owns on Hadfield Road, Cardiff. As the freeholder and investment owner of the 44,520 sq ft former BQ store – which shut earlier this year as part of …

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‘Give me back my son’: Mum fights to free son who was given no release date

A mother who fears her son may kill himself in jail after being given a indeterminate prison sentence is taking her protest to the prison gates. Kiya Smith, 22, from Cardiff , has spent almost five years in prison after being sentenced for committing a street robbery of a phone in 2011. He was given an Imprisonment for Public Protection …

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He’s done it! Runner does 39 marathons around 1,030 miles of the Welsh coastline in epic charity bid

He started running through the wind and rain of Storm Katie – and has taken in more than 1,000 miles of Welsh landscape. But businessman Robert Chapman has completed his epic challenge to run the perimeter of Wales in memory of his friend. And he says that just one year ago he would never have thought he could complete such …

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Cardiff author lands transatlantic book deal after more than 20 years of writing

The dream of getting published and seeing your work on a bookshop’s shelf keeps writers across Wales typing late into the night. Claire Fayers started writing in the early 1990s and at last she has the delight of seeing her first published novel on sale across the UK and United States. Her fantasy adventure has been chosen as a book …

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Second group of travellers set up unauthorised camp at South Wales beauty spot

Travellers have set up an unauthorised camp at a South Wales beauty spot. A group of travellers have set up camp on Stalling Down in Cowbridge , Vale of Glamorgan. It follows a camp being set up on Caedelyn Park in Rhiwbina, Cardiff, on Thursday. The Vale of Glamorgan council said staff were working to resolve the situation. Council “taken …

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