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You can travel from Wales to the West Country by SEA this summer

Fancy taking a day cruise this summer? Ever wished you could explore the West Country coast by sea, instead of being stuck in a hot car? Well thanks to the beautiful ship, MV Balmoral, holidaymakers and day trippers can travel across to Somerset and North Devon from Penarth , Porthcawl and Swansea this summer. And as well as sailing across …

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This local restaurant has just been named the best in Wales in the Good Food Guide

An Anglesey restaurant has been named the best in Wales in the Good Food Guide. Sosban and The Old Butchers Restaurant, in Menai Bridge , has won the Good Food Guide’s Reader Award for Best Local Restaurant in Wales. Husband and wife duo behind the eatery, Stephen and Bethan Stevens, said they are “over the moon” after winning the title. …

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Vote now for your favourite Welsh beach in Special Places 2016

Our penultimate category in WalesOnline’s Special Places 2016 campaign is Beaches. The coastlines of Wales is rich with golden sands and rich turquoise waters making the selection for you voters a mighty tricky task. Dyffren Gardens , Caerphilly Castle , National Library of Wales and Abereiddi Blue Lagoon were each champion of their categories and into the final vote. Read …

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This amazing portrait of Steve Strange made from sand earned the artist a personal message from Boy George

Food artist Nathan Wyburn drew a portrait of Steve Strange made from sand from the Wales coastline earning him a message from Boy George. The singer sent Nathan, from Ebbw Vale , a message saying it was “amazing”. Nathan has drawn a number of celebrities and is known for using food – including a portrait of Simon Cowell made from …

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Classic Car Show revs up Bridgend town centre as rain fails to dampen spirits

From Bentleys to Corvettes and hot rods to Mercedes – vehicles to satisfy every taste could be found in the Classic Car Show on the streets of Bridgend . The crowds flocked to the town centre on Sunday despite the rain and were not disappointed with the show put on by Glamorgan Classic Car Club. Following on from last year’s …

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Trailer released for King Arthur movie filmed in Wales

A trailer has been released for the new King Arthur film – much of which was filmed in Snowdonia . Guy Ritchie’s take on the medieval legend is due to hit cinemas next year after filming wrapped in 2015. The first trailer for the film, called King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword, was released on Saturday at this year’s …

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We went on the Roald Dahl Trail in Cardiff and this is what we found

Roald Dahl is one of the world’s best loved authors. He’s also one of Cardiff’s most famous sons. Dahl was born in Cardiff on September 13, 1916 to parents Harald and Sofie. His family ended up here, like so many others, in pursuit of business generated by coal. “And so to Cardiff we go,” he wrote in Boy: Tales of …

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16 awesome things to do with with your kids this summer

They may be longed for by kids all year round, but for most parents the school summer holidays can be a difficult time in terms of constantly coming up with new things to do. But don’t worry if you’re struggling to think of ways to fill the time with your little ones over the next six weeks of no lessons …

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This ‘super wavy’ Pokemon Go remix by a Welsh musician has become a viral hit

It’s the smartphone app that has become an international sensation, and now the theme from Pokemon Go has had the remix treatment from a Welsh musician – becoming a viral hit to boot. Los Angeles-based rapper, DJ and producer Akira The Don is renowned for bringing his own idiosyncratic remix style to bear on music of every conceivable hue – …

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Cardiff’s first Australian themed restaurant to open this month

Cardiff foodies get ready for a taste of Australia – the capital’s first Aussie-themed restaurant serving exotic meats like crocodile and kangaroo, as well as fresh fish and homemade cocktails – will be here soon. The Outback on Cowbridge Road East is due to open at the end of July and will stock exotic meats from London and the rest …

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