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Problems on the A465 near Glynneath and the M4 westbound between J40 and ... - Southwales Evening Post

March 21, 2014 - 7:14pm
Southwales Evening PostProblems on the A465 near Glynneath and the M4 westbound between J40 and ...Southwales Evening PostONE lane is closed and there is slow traffic on the A465 westbound between Rhigos Roundabout in Hirwaun and Glynneath Interchange in Glynneath, because of an incident involving a single vehicle. Drivers are being warned to approach with care. There is ...

Cardiff council leadership? Don't mock it until you've tried to do it - WalesOnline

March 13, 2014 - 9:19am
Cardiff council leadership? Don't mock it until you've tried to do itWalesOnline... private Glaswegian academic-turned-politician Berman (who, like Goodway was just 35 when he first became leader); and then a gran aged 62 at the time of her election who had only held one paid job in a supermarket in Hirwaun several decades earlier.

Cynon Valley worker shines at Apprentice of the Year awards - WalesOnline

March 12, 2014 - 7:59am
WalesOnlineCynon Valley worker shines at Apprentice of the Year awardsWalesOnlineRachel Jones, 26, a waste collection facilities apprentice from Hirwaun, beat off competition from individuals in a host of industries including automotive, hairdressing, creative media and pharmacy. She was given the accolade in front of 250 guests at ...

Babysitter who shook baby causing brain bleed jailed - BBC News

March 5, 2014 - 4:10pm
BBC NewsBabysitter who shook baby causing brain bleed jailedBBC NewsA babysitter who shook a baby so hard the infant suffered a brain haemorrhage has been jailed by Cardiff Crown Court. Anthony Richards, 21, of Hirwaun, Rhondda Cynon Taf, was taking care of the seven-month-old while the boy's mother was away.Babysitter jailed for shaking baby so hard he suffered brain haemorrhageSouthwales Evening Postall 3 news articles »

'Immature' man who shook a baby so hard its brain bled is jailed - WalesOnline

March 5, 2014 - 3:17pm
WalesOnline'Immature' man who shook a baby so hard its brain bled is jailedWalesOnlineHe said Richards, of Harris Street, Hirwaun, was left in charge of the six-month-old for a week while the mother went to Scotland. But the week turned into almost two and he was unable to cope. The jury, at Merthyr Crown Court, had heard from an expert ...Babysitter who shook baby causing brain bleed jailedBBC Newsall 3 news articles »

Babysitter jailed for shaking baby so hard he suffered brain haemorrhage - Southwales Evening Post

March 5, 2014 - 1:41pm
Southwales Evening PostBabysitter jailed for shaking baby so hard he suffered brain haemorrhageSouthwales Evening PostJayne Rowley, defending, said: "It seems an immaturity and inability to cope with the unexpected pressures of caring for a child led to this. "He is ordinarily a loving and caring person but he fell far short the behaviour expected of him." Richards ...

Remembering the Miners' Strike in Maerdy - ITV News

March 5, 2014 - 8:39am
ITV NewsRemembering the Miners' Strike in MaerdyITV NewsIt effectively closed in 1985, although its coal continued to be brought to the surface via Tower Colliery at Hirwaun until 1990. The mine effectively closed in 1985 Credit: ITV Wales News. In 2011 residents of Maerdy launched an appeal to create a ...

Saved by an off-duty paramedic: 11-year-old meets her lifesaver - WalesOnline

March 5, 2014 - 8:06am
WalesOnlineSaved by an off-duty paramedic: 11-year-old meets her lifesaverWalesOnlineThis week, the Blaengwawr Comprehensive School pupil and her grandfather had an emotional reunion with Treena, from Hirwaun. Peter, 51, said: “We were lucky that Mrs Sullivan was there that day. She really was in the right place at the right time.

Great Scott is too hot for the Saints - WalesOnline

March 4, 2014 - 6:41pm
WalesOnlineGreat Scott is too hot for the SaintsWalesOnlineWith the leaders Hirwaun Welfare Mackworth involved in a Cup tie, Llan took full advantage as goals from Lloyd Ham (2), Morgan Thomas (2), Paul Jones and Dylan Llewellyn sealed victory. Third-placed Pencoed Athletic underlined their promotion ...

Cardiff council leader Heather Joyce stands down - BBC News

March 1, 2014 - 6:36pm
BBC NewsCardiff council leader Heather Joyce stands downBBC NewsMrs Joyce also paid tribute to her supporters before adding: "In truth, and as a working-class girl from Hirwaun, I have been a reluctant leader of the council. "I certainly do not conform to the stereotype of the career politician that has come to ...and more »

Cardiff council leader Heather Joyce resigns to support her unwell husband - WalesOnline

February 28, 2014 - 5:16pm
WalesOnlineCardiff council leader Heather Joyce resigns to support her unwell husbandWalesOnline"In truth, and as a working-class girl from Hirwaun, I have been a reluctant leader of the council. "I certainly do not conform to the stereotype of the career politician that has come to dominate the political landscape in recent years. "It wasn't a ...

Fire service help rescue horse from mud in Drefach - Llanelli Star

February 27, 2014 - 9:38pm
Llanelli StarFire service help rescue horse from mud in DrefachLlanelli StarComments (0). THE fire service was called out to a Gwendraeth Valley village this evening to help rescue a horse which had become trapped in the mud. A crew from Tumble went to the scene at Heol Blaen Hirwaun at 5.30pm to assist the distressed animal.

Your Pictures: Photos from Wales - BBC News

February 18, 2014 - 10:20pm
Your Pictures: Photos from WalesBBC NewsLee Shorter, of Hirwaun, Rhondda Cynon Taf, sent in this picture of Pen y Fan, in the Brecon Beacons. Mumbles Lighthouse in rough weather, as seen by Rhidian Morgan, of Pontlliw, Swansea. Llawhaden Castle, Pembrokeshire Llawhaden Castle in ...

Superfast Cymru brings fibre broadband to Ferndale and Porth - Cable.co.uk

February 13, 2014 - 11:30am
Cable.co.ukSuperfast Cymru brings fibre broadband to Ferndale and PorthCable.co.ukFive other locations – Mountain Ash, Hirwaun, Pentyrch (Cardiff), Blaina (Blaenau Gwent) and Bedlinog (Merthyr) – benefited from the rollout towards the end of last year. Since Superfast Cymru was launched in July 2012, engineers have installed nearly ...

Snow, sinkholes and floods block roads as rescuers deal with a 'number of ... - WalesOnline

February 11, 2014 - 8:06am
WalesOnlineSnow, sinkholes and floods block roads as rescuers deal with a 'number of ...WalesOnlineThe A4061 is shut over both the Bwlch, between Treorchy and Nant-y-moel, and the Rhigos, between Hirwaun and Treherbert. Emergency services are working to free a number of vehicles who've been stuck in snow in both locations. Wales' road network is ...

More rain forecast for Wales following icy conditions and snow - Southwales Evening Post

February 10, 2014 - 11:10am
Southwales Evening PostMore rain forecast for Wales following icy conditions and snowSouthwales Evening Post*The A4061 in Rhondda Cynon, Taff is blocked in both directions between Rhigos Roundabout Hirwaun and Treherbert in Rhondda, because of a broken down vehicle and snow. Radnor Forest this morning @DerekTheWeather . Not really soft top weather!and more »

Tyrone O'Sullivan calls for £11billion worth of compensation for miners strike - Southwales Evening Post

February 7, 2014 - 10:28pm
Southwales Evening PostTyrone O'Sullivan calls for £11billion worth of compensation for miners strikeSouthwales Evening PostNow living in Mumbles and a hero to many after leading the fight to save Hirwaun's Tower Colliery in 1995, he said: “I don't want an apology I want compensation for all the jobs we lost in the South Wales valleys 30,000 of them all on a pack of lies ...

'Beast' storm on the way as 70mph winds batter Swansea Bay and dangerously ... - Southwales Evening Post

February 5, 2014 - 9:12pm
Southwales Evening Post'Beast' storm on the way as 70mph winds batter Swansea Bay and dangerously ...Southwales Evening Post*High winds forced the closure of the Severn Bridge, while the A465 Heads Of The Valleys road was closed at the Hirwaun roundabout after a number of vehicles were reported to have hit a fallen tree. *Trees were down in Neath, Tenby, Lamphey, Drefach ...

Amber weather warning as high winds and rain batter Wales - WalesOnline

February 5, 2014 - 9:03am
WalesOnlineAmber weather warning as high winds and rain batter WalesWalesOnlineThe A465 Heads Of The Valleys road was closed at the Hirwaun roundabout after a number of vehicles were reported to have hit a fallen tree and the A470 northbound is closed this morning at Abercynon because of a fallen tree. Chimneys were blown off the ...and more »

Hirwaun road closed after cars collide with fallen tree - ITV News

February 4, 2014 - 9:51pm
Hirwaun road closed after cars collide with fallen treeITV NewsPolice have closed a road near Hirwaun for safety after several vehicles collided with a fallen tree. The A465 Heads Of The Valleys Road is closed between A4059 Hirwaun Road / Brecon Road (Hirwaun Roundabout) and B4276 Merthyr Road (Llwydcoed ...

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