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November 2016

England reportedly launch plot to poach Liverpool FC sensation Ben Woodburn from Wales

RhonddaHundreds turn out to watch the 'biggest fight in Welsh White Collar Boxing history' · Hundreds of people turned out to watch Lee "Twp" Jones take on 'local celebrity' Andrew "Biggie" Morris. sport; all. Most Read; Most Recent. George NorthWhat ...and more »

Llandaff gets into Christmas spirit with festive lights switch on ...

Llandaff High Street was lit up with fairy lights, with many of the shops also sporting bright Christmas trees.and more »

Teenage boys drowned in sea while on day trip, inquest told

Two teenage boys who drowned in the sea off Barmouth while on a day trip had never swum in heavy surf, an inquest was told. A massive rescue operation was launched after Yahye Omar Mohamed, 14, and his 15-year-old friend, Waseem Muflahi, both from ...and more »

'A cash machine with PR skills'

Earlier this summer, those involved with Sport Wales were asked to give their thoughts on the effectiveness and purpose of the organisation. A leaked report, part of a review by new chair Dr Paul Thomas, says the organisation “is perceived as lacking ...

Another Cardiff councillor resigns after accusing Labour group of racism

Manzoor Ahmed, who represents Adamsdown but was not selected to fight for the seat again at next year's elections, announced he had resigned from the party in protest at the way he had been treated. Coun Ahmed will continue to represent the inner-city ...and more »

Muslim Association at centre of Cardiff Labour race row condemns 'bullying'

The Muslim group at the centre of a Cardiff Labour racism row has said it is “shocked” by a councillor's allegations. On Tuesday, Llandaff North Labour councillor Sue White quit the authority , blaming the party group whom she said had bullied her over ...and more »

This is how £7.5m will be invested to improve Cardiff

Cleaner streets, more taxi marshals and ambassadors greeting people on the streets – these are just some of the things businesses say they will provide in Cardiff city centre. Businesses in Cardiff have signed up to a Business Improvement District (BID ...


After more than 40 years as a driving force of Welsh cricket, Nick Evans will receive the community lifetime achievement award at Wales Sport Awards 2016.

Liverpool FC star Ben Woodburn tells Wales he's committed to them as Chris Coleman plays down England fears

Wales boss Chris Coleman has played down fears of a tug-of-war with England over Liverpool's teenage sensation Ben Woodburn. But he has admitted he wouldn't be afraid to pick the young star if he keeps pace with his record-breaking start at the top-level.and more »

Why the cold weather could mean a rise in car thefts

So-called “frost-jacking” car thieves could be on the prowl as temperatures plummet across Wales. Drivers have been warned they risk being victims of theft if they defrost windscreens by turning engines on and going back into their homes. Figures show ...

Local Poppy Appeal raises almost £15000 due to 'outstanding generosity'

"We are pleased to say that, with the outstanding generosity of the people of Aberdare and the hardworking volunteers and not forgetting the businesses that had collection tins. "We have raised an estimated £14,700 to date. This includes over £6,300 ...

UK Government urged to give Ford in Bridgend the same job

The UK Government should commit to give the same support to Ford to keep jobs in Bridgend as it pledged to provide to Nissan, Shadow Welsh Secretary Jo Stevens has demanded. MPs from across the party divide have called for action to ensure that ...and more »

A new watersports centre is being planned for one of Wales' most beautiful beaches

One of Wales' cleanest and most beautiful beaches is set to get a new watersports centre. Bridgend council has revealed its plans for designing and developing a new centre at Rest Bay in Porthcawl . The ambitious project is intended to provide new, ...

The Welsh Rugby Podcast: Where does the autumn leave Wales ahead of the Six Nations and what is the state of the ...

WalesOnline's Matt Southcombe and Delme Parfitt review how Wales performed over the autumn series and what kind of state it leaves them in heading into the Six Nations. It was a series that threw up more questions than answers. Did we see enough of ...

Cardiff councillor and Assembly Member Neil McEvoy to face tribunal over alleged conduct breaches

Cardiff councillor and Assembly Neil McEvoy will face a tribunal over allegations he breached the council's code of conduct. If he is found to have breached the code of conduct, he could face suspension for up to a year as a councillor or ...and more »

Wales and Everton youngster Gethin Jones weighing up offer to play for Australia

Wales under-21 captain Gethin Jones is considering an offer to play international football for Australia, according to reports. The 21-year-old defender has featured for Wales several times at youth level but is eligible to play for the Socceroos ...and more »

Congratulations to Mali Watkins in Year 8 Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun

Congratulations to Mali Watkins in Year 8 for competing in the Llŷn and Eifionydd Gŵyl Cerdd Dant 2016 in Pwllheli. Mali was very close to a stage placement according to the judges. Well done Mali!

New £100m headquarters for HMRC will be located at Central Square in the heart of Cardiff

The Central Square regeneration scheme in the centre of Cardiff has been chosen as the location for a new headquarters for HMRC in Wales that will employ thousands of staff. After drawing up a shortlist of three locations, all in the centre of the city ...

Welsh Government orders review after £1.25m payout in procurement arbitration

The Welsh Government has ordered a review after paying compensation to a failed bidder for a furniture contract over flaws found in a procurement.