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Environment Agency warns of possible localised flooding in South East Wales

 
Environment Agency Wales is advising people to be vigilant for potential localised flooding across many parts of Wales as heavy rainfall is forecast on Wednesday and into Thursday.

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30,000 trees to be planted in Abertysswg and Phillipstown

 

Almost 30,000 trees are to be planted on the McLaren and Phillipstown Tips this winter.

Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Countryside and Landscape Services are working with the communities of Abertysswg and Phillipstown to plant the trees.

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Merged Universities of Glamorgan and Newport to be called University of South Wales

 
The merged universities of Glamorgan and Newport will be called the University of South Wales.

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Welsh Government plan to buy Cardiff Airport

 

The Welsh Government is in discussions to buy Cardiff Airport from owners TBI, First Minister Carwyn Jones has revealed.

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Caerphilly Council staff voice anger at managers’ pay increase

 
Caerphilly Council staff are angry at huge pay increases awarded to senior bossesAround 600 staff from Caerphilly County Borough Council braved the wind and rain Monday lunchtime to voice their anger at senior managers' recent secret pay increases.

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Green Flag flying for Cefn Fforest and Pengam Eco-Park

 

Cefn Fforest and Pengam Eco-Park has been awarded a prestigious Green Flag Community Award by Keep Wales Tidy.

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Risca Palace Cinama celebrates first anniversary of re-opening as library

 
The Palace Cinema in Risca

The Palace Cinema in Risca

The Palace Cinema in Risca has celebrates its first anniversary after re-opening as a new library and council service centre.

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Blue badge scheme in Wales extended

 

The blue badge scheme in Wales is being extended to include people with severe cognitive impairments, such as autism.

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Rugby Union: Bedwas RFC 25 Stirling County RFC 26

 
Bedwas' Matthew John sees a gap in the Stirling defence

British and Irish Cup, Pool 2, Saturday, December 15 2012 Match report by John Meredith, photography by Ian Lovell

Bedwas' Matthew John sees a gap in the Stirling defence

Bedwas’ slender hopes of progressing in the British and Irish Cup came to an end as Stirling came from behind to deservedly claim the spoils at a sodden Bridge Field.

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Three thefts in a week in Llanfabon Road, Nelson

 
Officers are appealing for information after three incidents in the same street in Nelson within a week.

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Caerphilly’s Peter Creed reaches final of squash open in Florida

 
Caerphilly's Peter Creed, Wales’ number 1 male squash player, has reached the final of the PSA $10k Betty Griffin Memorial Florida Open event in Boca Raton, Florida.

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Woman dies after fall from viaduct near Hengoed

 
A woman has died after falling from the viaduct over the A469, north of Ystrad Mynach Tesco.

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