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Cardiff City rename the Canton stand the Croeso stand as part of new sponsorship deal

Cardiff City have renamed the Canton stand the Croeso stand as part of a sponsorship package with the Welsh Government. The £110,000 deal will run from August 2013 to May 2014. The Welsh Government says it will also purchase TV advertising time with Sky Sports during live Cardiff City games. The Welsh Government has had an ongoing sponsorship investment with …

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‘Wear the yellow jersey for us Ben, you’ll always be our race leader’: Ben Carroll’s family pay tribute to cyclist killed during road race

The family of a cyclist killed during a road race in Abergavenny have paid tribute to him as “the oak tree at the centre of all his friends – tall, strong and dependable”. Ben Carroll, 26, from Cardiff, was left in a critical condition following a collision with a van on the Old Raglan Road (A40) between Steelhouse Cafe and …

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Cardiff council’s cabinet set for a reshuffle as Luke Holland quits

Coun Holland also insisted the decision had nothing to do with the ongoing controversy around the appointment of the council leader’s £80,000 policy adviser. Splott councillor Luke Holland’s resignation was accepted by council leader Heather Joyce on Wednesday, 14 months since Labour took power at County Hall. A cabinet reshuffle will be confirmed on July 25. Coun Holland, Welsh Labour’s …

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Midwife accused of misconduct ‘made two mistakes before’, hearing is told

Julie Louise Richards, formerly a midwife with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, is accused of making a series of mistakes while delivering baby Noah Tyler, who died as a result of injuries sustained during his traumatic birth. A Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) misconduct panel was told Ms Richards had previously been placed under supervision after two other incidents …

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Teenage girl tells court of ‘unease’ at security cameras honed in on her home

A former House of Lords  specialist advisor and his  partner directed CCTV cameras on their next-door  neighbours’ garden and  driveway, a court heard. Desmond Hughes, 65, of  Began Road, Cardiff, and  Clare Anderson, 50, both  pleaded not guilty at Cardiff  Magistrates’ Court to harassment without violence. The court heard evidence today from 18-year-old  Talia Hancock, who lives  with her parents …

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Plaid Cymru’s turmoil over AM Bethan Jenkins’ Rihanna hotel bill

Bethan Jenkins, who later repaid the money,  rejected a call by Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood that she should refer herself to the National Assembly’s Standards Commissioner. Ms Jenkins, who represents South Wales West,  rejected her leader’s suggestion, saying  she had done nothing wrong and that the party should not be pursuing the matter at a time when it was …

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Which city is Britain’s greatest, and is Cardiff Britain’s real second city?

Which city is Britain’s greatest, which city is Britain’s most cultural, and which has the best music scene? Which city’s residents have the best accents, and are there any cities where the people are just a little bit rude? A search is on to find out all these questions, including a big one – which is Britain’s real second city? …

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Armed police called to Cardiff suburb following ‘assault’

Armed police were sent to a Cardiff suburb after reports that a woman had been assaulted. A 30-year-old woman was treated by paramedics and has been taken to hospital, after the incident in the Llanishen area. A 32-year-old man was arrested in Trenchard Drive, Llanishen, just after 1pm. Police officers were reported to have been seen at nearby Llanishen High …

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Tom Ince back in training at Blackpool as star keeps Cardiff City waiting

Tom Ince was back in training at Blackpool today as Cardiff City continue to wait for the  21-year-old to make up his  mind about a move to the Welsh capital. Ince met with Bluebirds boss  Malky mackay this week about  a potential switch after Cardiff  had an £8m bid for the player  accepted by the seasiders 11  days ago. Reports …

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Welsh Government announces plan to complete southern Cardiff link road

THE long-delayed Eastern Bay Link Road looks set to go ahead by 2016 after the Welsh Government announced it “intends to progress” the multi-million- pound scheme. The road, from the city’s east to the Bay, would effectively complete a circular dual-carriageway system when added to the M4 to the north and the existing A4232 Ely link road to the south-west. …

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