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2008-10-09 18:00:37

By Ben Glaze ALMOST 500 schoolgirls below the age of sexual consent fall pregnant in Wales every year, according to official figures released yesterday.

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.

2008-09-20 21:00:32

By Madeleine Brindley Health Editor WALES could yet become the first country in the UK to change organ donation laws and introduce a controversial opt-out system.

2008-09-15 18:00:37

By Madeleine Brindley Health Editor PATIENTS are being denied access to life-saving heart rehabilitation programmes because of a severe lack of expert staff.

2008-09-10 18:00:33

GP SURGERIES which dispense medicines are being forced to close because of a legal loophole in Wales, it was claimed last night. The Conservatives launched a stinging attack on the Welsh Assembly Government for failing to protect such practices, which are mainly based in rural areas.

2008-09-04 18:00:26

By Katie Bodinger VIDEO conferencing facilities will allow schoolchildren to see the world from the comfort of their classroom. Pupils at Padre Pio RC School in Pontypool will also be able to use wireless internet and be taught lessons developed electronically in a virtual learning system.

2008-09-03 18:00:32

FIRST Minister Rhodri Morgan today hailed the start of the roll- out of the Foundation Phase as a "landmark day for children in Wales".

2008-09-01 18:00:00

By Moira Sharkey THE new Foundation Phase curriculum will be rolled out nationally this week in nursery classes amid warnings from teachers that the success of this learning revolution hangs in the balance.

2008-08-28 18:00:44

By Paul Rainer; Rob Griffiths SCHOOLS have long been identified as key institutions for the promotion of physical activity among the young.

2008-08-27 18:00:47

By Moira Sharkey THE Welsh Assembly Government has been accused of "trying to get education on the cheap" after figures showed a drop in the number of teachers and a rise in teaching assistants.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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