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2008-10-10 18:00:17

By Shirley Anne SHIRLEY Anne Owen's paintings and drawings reveal the beauty and wildness of the Welsh coast, captured in the deep of winter.

2008-10-04 18:00:17

By Peter Collins ANGRY residents campaigning against plans to build an access road to Cardiff International Airport mounted a protest in Barry yesterday. The Welsh Assembly Government has asked for the public's view on three options for a road to the airport.

2008-10-04 18:00:09

This Grade II-listed period property in Colwinston, in the heart of the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan, marries village life with easy access to Cardiff city centre. Take a look inside on page 3 (c) 2008 Western Mail. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-25 17:45:00

A SPOT check of cleanliness at hospitals in West Wales has revealed a series of basic failings. The newly-merged Hywel Dda NHS Trust has been given two weeks to address the issues raised in the latest Healthcare Inspectorate Wales inspection.

2008-09-17 16:51:18

AWILDLIFE club aimed at children aged eight to 12 who enjoy exploring their environment will begin at Porthkerry Country Park, Barry, next month.

2008-09-08 18:00:33

An Australian energy company said there may be five or six substantial blocks of coal bed methane under the Llynfi Valley near Bridgend, Wales.

2008-08-31 18:00:27

A CONTROVERSIAL top policeman, who announced his retirement last month, has performed an apparent U-turn. Richard Brunstrom, Chief Constable of North Wales, pictured, had told a radio programme he intended to retire with his wife and go sailing on his boat.

2008-08-30 18:00:30

A CONTROVERSIAL top policeman who announced his retirement last month has performed a U-turn. Richard Brunstrom, Chief Constable of North Wales Police, promised he would retire next Christmas.

2008-08-30 18:00:30

A top policeman who announced his retirement last month has performed a U-turn. Richard Brunstrom, chief constable of North Wales Police, promised to retire. The 53-year-old - the Mad Mullah of the Traffic Taliban for his opinions on speeding - had said he would retire next Christmas.

2008-08-22 18:00:35

POLICE have released pictures of the injuries suffered by a Vale of Glamorgan man attacked in his bed by burglars. Kenneth Britton, 46, was seriously assaulted about 4am on Saturday, after three raiders broke into his home in the Westra area of Dinas Powys.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.