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September 2016

Police are looking for the family of a retired merchant seaman

Gwilym John Jones, 66, was born in Wrexham. His body was found at his home in Swansea in September.and more »

Leaders of cocaine trafficking gang locked up as conspirators receive terms totalling nearly 170 years

Matthew Roberts ran the Welsh end of the operation, which used safe houses in Swansea , Clydach and Llanelli to supply the drug to dealers across South West Wales. Swansea Crown Court heard the 31-year-old father-of-six from Llanelli derived “a great ...and more »

The 29 essential Welsh songs you must listen to this weekend

We've spent the summer holed up in our bunker plotting the new look WalesOnline playlist and have decided that in addition to bringing you the best in new Welsh music we would also throw the spotlight each week on one of the artists featured on our ...

Abacare launches ‘care for skills’ campaign

FOLLOWING a report for the Welsh Government about boosting recruitment and retention of domiciliary workers a care provider has launched a campaign to highlight the benefits of a job in care (September, 2016).

Literature Wales Writers’ Bursaries 2017 Now Open

Literature Wales, the national company for the development of literature, has announced that the next round of Writers’ Bursaries are now open for submission.

AMs can play vital role in ensuring that older people have a strong voice in the Senedd

As events are held across the world to celebrate the International Day of Older Persons on October 1, the Older People’s Commission

The poignant messages left on Cardiff's Queen Street to a young couple killed outside their workplace

Scores of touching floral tributes have been left at the workplace of a couple who were found dead on Cardiff 's Queen Street on Wednesday. Zoe Morgan, 21, and Lee Simmons, 33, both worked at Queen Street's Matalan branch. Scores of tributes have since ...and more »

Noticed these huge concrete pillars in Cardiff city centre? This is what they are for

If you've been in Cardiff city centre recently, you'll have seen some pretty big changes at Central Square. As demolition of Marland House and the adjoining shops continues, work for the BBC headquarters is also progressing. During the digging out of ...

A military preparation college is going to open its doors in Merthyr Tydfil

A free-to-attend college offering military and life skills is set to open its doors in Merthyr Tydfil next week. The Military Preparation College looks to offer Valleys students a unique style of “active learning” and is aimed at developing students ...and more »

A military preparation college is going to open its doors in Merthyr Tydfil

A free-to-attend college offering military and life skills is set to open its doors in Merthyr Tydfil next week. The Military Preparation College looks to offer Valleys students a unique style of “active learning” and is aimed at developing students ...and more »

Ebbw Fawr pupils raise thousands for Teenage Cancer Trust after showing off their business skills

These year 10 Blaenau Gwent pupils raised thousands of pounds by taking on a challenge supporting young cancer patients across South Wales. The form group, from Ebbw Fawr Learning Community, managed to raise £3,229.31 by showing off their ...

Wales Six Nations tickets will cost you up to £100 this season and these are the reasons why

Monmouthshire · Neath Port Talbot · Newport · Pembrokeshire · Powys · Rhondda · Pontypridd · Torfaen · Vale of Glamorgan · Wrexham. Trending British & Irish Lions Fantasy Football Francesco Guidolin Wales Rugby Team Swansea City FC Cardiff City.and more »

Man in 'serious condition' following collision involving car and lorry

A man has been airlifted to hospital and is in a “serious condition” following a collision involving a car and a lorry. Emergency services were called to the scene at 12.20pm on Garn Road in Blaenavon . A man has been airlifted to the University ...and more »

Cowbridge under

The third game for the Bears was against a strong Aberdare team. Cowbridge started slowly and despite allowing the Aberdare team to dominate at the breakdown, an opportune break away saw Harry New score for a half-time 1-0 lead. With questions asked ...

This £2 million kitchen is possibly the most expensive in Wales... but ...

At £2m you might expect to find it in a restaurant with a Michelin star or a luxury hotel.and more »

Shop and businesses in Bridgend have a new way of spotting shoplifters and vandals

Plans for Cardiff's new bus station are now much less curvy · Aberdare Girls' School · Plans for 44 homes for old Aberdare Girls' School look likely to get permission despite objections · Rhondda Cynon Taf Council · Grants of up to £20,000 available to ...