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2008-10-08 18:00:09

CELEBRITY TV doctor Hilary Jones will be visiting a South Wales mental health charity this week. As part of Mental Health Week in Rhondda Cynon Taf, the GMTV medical expert will help re-launch the updated dedicated information website at NewHorizons, Aberdare, on Thursday. The drop-in event will include a range of free work shops, information and advice stalls, as well as the chance to chat to Dr Hilary. The website www.mental healthsupport.co.uk has been developed and produced by...

2008-10-04 18:00:16

THREE arts centres have won a pounds 2,000 grant to develop their New Year film programmes. A specialist, themed film series will be run at the Coliseum Theatre in Aberdare, the Muni Arts Centre in Pontypridd and the Park & Dare Theatre in Treorchy, alongside mainstream films from January. The Coliseum will be screening a literary classics season, the Muni Arts Centre will concentrate on children and families, while the Park & Dare Theatre has Oscar-winning greats. Rhondda...

2008-08-23 18:00:23

TEXAN singer Kimmie Rhodes will perform in the Gallery Bar of the ColiseumTheatre in Aberdare on September 11 at 8pm, as part of Rhondda Cynon Taff's Where Good Music Matters season. (c) 2008 South Wales Echo. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-10 18:00:30

MANCHESTER United footballer Wayne Rooney has had a tattoo featuring the name of a Stereophonics album on his left forearm. The England star, who last month married Coleen McLoughlin, revealed the "Just Enough Education to Perform" inscription after singer Kelly Jones, from Cwmaman, near Aberdare, played at their wedding. A source said: "The Stereophonics are huge musical heroes of his. "He absolutely loves the band and that's his favourite album." (c) 2008 South Wales Echo. Provided...

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