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May 2016

The signature orange train tickets are being replaced for some commuters

Train services in south Wales are some of the first across the UK to be giving out new receipt-style tickets for passengers who buy their tickets on board. The brightly-coloured card tickets are set to be a thing of the past as train companies roll out ...and more »

Wales' Euro 2016 squad selection explained: The revealing clues Chris Coleman has given us about his plans

Now Chris Coleman has officially unveiled his 23 for France, we look through the names and sees what can be learned from Wales' selection for the summer and what clues are there about plans for Euro 2016.and more »

These are the best Indian restaurants in Cardiff according to TripAdvisor

If you're looking to feast on a top curry in the Welsh capital, there's quite a few places to choose from - but which are the best? Here are the top Indian restaurants according to TripAdvisor reviewers. Reviews on TripAdvisor are submitted by the ...

Utter anguish, but at least no Gazza

For 23 Welsh players, it was the moment of history a nation has been waiting for in almost 60 years. The announcement of a Wales squad to take part in a major finals. However, for three in particular, it was agony as they had discovered they were not ...and more »

Pedestrian left with broken arm after collision with a cyclist

A pedestrian was left with a broken arm after an alleged collision with a cyclist. Dyfed-Powys Police said the incident happened at around 1.30pm on Monday on a cycle path near Sandy Water Park in Llanelli . A police spokeswoman said: “The pedestrian ...

Cardiff pub could be turned into residential property after planning application is submitted

An historic Cardiff drinking hole could soon be changed into a home after a planning application was submitted. The Westgate pub, on the corner of Cowbridge Road East and Lower Cathedral Road in Riverside , is the subject of the application which could ...

Five radical changes Warren Gatland could consider to spark this Wales team into life

Rugby Correspondent Andy Howell argues, if Wales they are going to play a wide game against the All Blacks here's five players he would consider picking in Auckland a week on Saturday. Shares; Comments ...and more »

Welsh MP demands fresh probe into rape allegations at Deepcut Army barracks

Calls have been made for allegations of sexual and physical abuse at a notorious Army barracks where four recruits were found shot dead to be re-examined. Labour MP for Bridgend Madeleine Moon, who is on the Commons Defence Select, wants a dossier ...and more »

£8m Swansea copper tourist attraction moves a step closer

The new attraction will involve the Aberdare-based Penderyn Welsh whisky company which aims to open its own visitor centre and distillery on the site. There are also plans for shops, bars, restaurants and history trails making the area a major new ...

The 35 most creative companies in Wales

There are, we know, hundreds of talented and creative minds at work in Wales, but the companies below, listed alphabetically, all share a common trait of having a creative point of difference. There is the company making faux taxidermy - who doesn't ...

More than 6000 illegal cigarettes seized in ONE day during crack down in Merthyr Tydfil

More than 6,000 illegal cigarettes were seized from business premises in Merthyr Tydfil as Trading Standards carried out a series of raids in a crack down on the illicit cigarette trade. According to the council, all the cigarettes seized had foreign ...and more »

The front of a Cardiff house has been destroyed after a car drove into it

This is the aftermath of an accident in which a car was driven into the front of a house. The incident happened on Coedriglan Drive in The Drope, Cardiff, on Tuesday morning. The car is understood to have reversed into the house. A South Wales Police ...and more »


Is there enough for children at the Bath Christmas Market? Bath girl Agatha Slater, pictured, hands petition to local councillor Colin Barrett. He's handed it to the Bath Tourism Plus CEO David James. Seven-year-old Bath girl's plea to make Bath ...

Merthyr Town Football Club launches its own unofficial fanzone for Euro 2016

Similar to those set up during the Rugby World Cup , fanzones usually feature food and drink, music and screens playing the match and are often a great addition to the matchday experience. Earlier this month, politicians and fans spoke of their dismay ...and more »

Some of the London skyline's most iconic buildings were shaped by a man from Wales

He's the boy from Swansea who grew up to become chief planner for the City of London and the man responsible for shaping some of its most iconic buildings. Here Peter Wynne Rees shares some secrets about world famous landmarks such as the Gherkin, ...and more »

The 87 football fans banned from Wales matches must surrender their passports or face arrest

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Copper to whisky: Penderyn Distillery heading to Hafod Copperworks in £3.75m project

Penderyn Distillery, based in the village of the same name near Aberdare, plans to install new Penderyn stills at the site as the centrepiece of an additional operational facility. A new visitor attraction, it is hoped, could also attract more than 50 ...and more »

FREE Furniture and Equipment for Community Groups

Community and voluntary groups are being given the chance to secure free furnit

Model who shot millionaire ex

A Slovakian model who shot her millionaire ex-boyfriend in Spain has been jailed for more than 15 years after she was found guilty of murder. Mayka Kukucova, 26, was sentenced at the Ciudad de la Justicia court in Malaga two years after killing Andrew ...and more »