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2008-09-14 00:00:23

Neath Port Talbot Council bosses have confirmed that six schools can't make ends meet. Parents of debt-ridden schools face a lengthy wait to find out if their child's school is among them. They are believed to include three primary schools and three secondary schools. It is feared schools with budget problems could axe staff. But an appeal to the council to identify the schools has been turned down. Full story - page 5 (c) 2008 South Wales Evening Post. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All...

2008-06-23 00:00:15

Thousands of people partied all afternoon and evening at the dance event of the year. The Escape into the Park event has been hailed a huge success - attracting 12,500 people. It took place on Saturday, June 14 in Singleton Park and boasted a top line-up of acts and DJs on various stages. And if you were there, you could be on this website. By following the links opposite this story, you can see pictures taken by our own photographers, a festival-goer's photo diary, and video footage....

2008-06-18 00:00:30

Here are some of the stories you will find in your news, sport and feature-packed Post tomorrow. 'I THOUGHT MY SON WOULD DIE ON ME' A dad thought his baby son would die in his arms when he started to choke on a toy traffic cone. GIRL SENT HOME BY HOSPITAL HAD BROKEN LEG The parents of a two-year-old girl are demanding answers after a hospital doctor told them to go home and put a bag of frozen peas on her leg - even though she'd broken it. INVESTORS HOPING FOR CASH BACK AFTER FRAUD...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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