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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. Her new show, featuring more than 40 paintings and 60 drawings, is a tour de force for the artist, whose long love affair with the environment prompted the project. It brings into focus the consequences of rising water levels on the coastline and raises long held cultural memories of the advance of the sea. Inundation of the land has been a...

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. But many people in the Vale do not want to see a new road at all. A report on the three options was presented to the Vale of Glamorgan Council's cabinet yesterday members of an anti-access road action group held a demonstration...

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.

2008-09-08 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. The company, Eden Energy, which is working with two British companies, said one block could supply 5 percent of Britain's energy needs for a year, The Daily Telegraph reported. "We are sitting on a major resource of methane at a time when prices for this commodity have never been higher," said Greg Solomon, executive chairman of Eden Energy....

2008-07-26 18:00:22

BEACH-FRONT living with history is up for auction with this four- storey semi-detached townhouse. Located on the sea-front in the small, picturesque, seaside village of Saunders foot, it is expected to sell for anywhere between pounds 400,000 and pounds 450,000. It features superb views of the south Pembrokeshire coast, looking across the harbour and bay towards the Gower coast. The new owner will also have their own slice of the seaside as the plot includes a small area of beach, as...

2008-07-26 18:00:20

1 My Fair Lady The classic musical, directed by Michael Bogdanov, tells the story of flower girl Eliza Doolittle's transformation into a lady. For more details, see pages 4 & 5. where: Aberystwyth Arts Centre when: Until August 23 tickets: Call 01970 623232 2 See How They Run This classic British comedy by Philip King launches Swansea Grand Theatre's annual Summer Repertory Season, which also includes The Business of Murder, Daisy Pulls It Off, Don't Look Nowand Run For Your...

2008-07-16 18:00:28

WHY does access to Cardiff International Airport cause such anguished debate, and why, every few years, do we need a new study to look at it? Most of us only go there once a year and when you get there the local roads around the airport aren't heavily congested. Airports are not themselves the destination, they are an interchange where you change from the car, bus or train onto an aircraft to take you to your final destination. Aircraft depart at fixed times and passengers arriving by...

2008-07-11 18:00:30

By Moira Sharkey THIRTY-FIVE children are missing without trace from Wales' major cities, raising concerns about the risks of child trafficking, forced marriage and child prostitution. The children - the majority of whom are from ethnic minority communities-vanished from Cardiff and Swansea's education systems without warning. They were among a group of 115 pupils who have been reported missing by schools in both cities in the last two years. The other 80 were tracked down. The...


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