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This mass brawl erupted at a boxing night at Ice Arena Wales

This was the scene during a Welsh boxing night in Cardiff on Saturday. Two boxing fans who had been looking forward to the evening at the Ice Arena Wales, in Cardiff, were left disappointed after they felt they were forced to leave early due to a fight breaking out – outside the boxing ring. Lawyer Ieuan Haywood, 27, who filmed …

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Top architect creates inspirational surroundings for cancer patients

A Welsh architect who revived one of London’s architectural gems is masterminding plans for new “inspirational surroundings” at Velindre Cancer Centre. Alun Jones, 49, from Caerphilly, who designed the refurbished interior of the crypt at Christ Church Spitalfields, in London, is creating a new support centre for cancer patients in Cardiff . The Maggie’s Centre, next to Velindre Cancer Centre, …

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Schoolgirl was found dead 18 months after reporting alleged sex attack

A schoolgirl coping with the trauma of an alleged sex attack was found dead at her home in a case described as “tragic” by a coroner at an inquest yesterday. Emily Stickells, a year 11 GCSE pupil at Ysgol Glantaf in Cardiff , died on May 13 this year. Read More Sudden death of popular schoolgirl is not being treated …

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Say a powerful ‘Thank You’ to European doctors and nurses working in the Welsh NHS

Would you like to let the European doctors and nurses who work in our NHS know that the Brexit referendum is no reflection of our appreciation for their livesaving work? An Assembly Member is launching a campaign to send a powerful thank you message to all migrants working in the NHS. Mid and West Wales AM Eluned Morgan, a former …

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A Cardiff petrol station wants to sell alcohol 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

A petrol station in Cardiff is likely to be granted permission to sell alcohol 24 hours a day, seven days a week if it agrees to conditions set by South Wales Police. Morrison Supermarkets has submitted an application for a change to its premises licence, which would allow it to sell booze 24 hours Monday to Sunday at M Fuel …

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A damp crowd loved the Kaiser Chiefs at the SSE SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff

Another dreary summer day in Cardiff – but not if you were at the SSE SWALEC Stadium on Saturday night. Nothing could dampen the crowd of thousands who braved the cold and occasional drizzle, to enjoy the Kaiser Chiefs, headlining the first part of Cardiff’s summer celebration of live music called ‘On The Pitch’. Read More Kaiser Chiefs and Simply …

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These Teach First applicants are just weeks away from starting their first teaching jobs in South Wales schools

They made the brave decision to change careers and now these new South Wales teachers are almost ready to take up their first posts in September. Nia James and Bleddyn Penny will take up posts in Pontypridd and Cardiff respectively, among a new cohort of Welsh teachers who have signed up to the Teach First scheme. ‘Change Career, Change Lives’ …

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This church is using Pokemon Go to get people to come inside and worship

A church in Cardiff is using the augmented reality app Pokemon Go to get people to come and worship there. St John’s Church in the city centre is using the app, which encourages users to explore their surroundings in the hunt for the virtual creatures, to encourage Pokemon trainers come inside the church. #PokemonGO or #PokemonGod? Love the cross-promotion (see …

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Pokemon Go servers crash causing a meltdown among frustrated gamers

Pokeman Go trainers have reportedly gone into meltdown after the game’s servers crashed on Saturday afternoon. Gamers worldwide have taken to social media complaining that the cult game has crashed. When users try to play the game they are greeted by a message that says: “Our servers are humbled by your incredible response. We are working to resolve the issue. …

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Sam Warburton and his wife have become parents for the first time

Wales rugby captain Sam Warburton and his wife Rachel have become parents for the first time. The skipper’s wife Rachel gave birth to Anna Victoria Kennedy-Warburton on Thursday, July 14, with the newborn weighing 7lbs. The news was announced by the Cardiff Blues player’s agent, Derwyn Jones, on Twitter on Friday, where Sam is pictured carrying his newborn daughter while …

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