News (Wales)

Heartbreaking letter woman left her husband to be opened after her death

Heartbroken Chris Daniel has revealed how he found a letter from his late wife telling him: “I’m sorry I cannot grow old with you”.<p>Rita Daniel died …

UK News

Watch Georgia coaches' agony in dying seconds of Wales match

Georgia's coaching team watched in agony as their side failed to score in the final moments of their clash with the Wales rugby side.<p>The group - …

Warren Gatland

Driving theory test - the eight questions that most people get wrong

The driving test has changed massively in the last 40 years.<p>It is not enough to just read out a distant registration plate and drive for 30 …

UK News

Fly-tipping: Asbestos rubbish dumping hits 10-year high

<b>The number of incidents of asbestos fly-tipping in Wales hit a 10-year high last year, new figures have shown.</b><p>In 2016-2017, 270 cases of asbestos fly-tipping were recorded, up from 172 the year before - a 57% increase.<p>Merthyr Tydfil had the highest overall fly-tipping rate with one incident for …

Environment

KFC apology after North Wales man bit into chicken to find THIS

KFC has apologised after a customer at its Holyhead branch bit into what he feared was raw chicken.<p>Aiden Rowden had bought a chicken meal from the …

Chicken Recipes

Two taken to hospital after crash near Glasbury, Powys

<b>Two people have been taken to hospital following a two vehicle crash in Powys.</b><p>Emergency services were called to the B4350 between Glasbury and Hay on Wye shortly before 15:00 GMT.<p>Dyfed-Powys Police has closed the road and said it would be shut for the next few hours.<p>One person was airlifted to …

Wales

Town's 'sad looking' Christmas tree is removed just hours after it was put up

Barry town centre's Christmas tree has been removed just hours after it was put up due to its poor condition.<p>The 40-foot conifer arrived in King …

UK News

Watch Llandudno lifeboat launch for last time after almost 30 years

A lifeboat which saved 50 lives has launched for the last time as part of an emotional farewell from the town it served for almost 30 years.<p>The …

Newport and Ebbw Vale chasing economic benefits of Heathrow airport's third runway project

TWO sites in Newport and one in Ebbw Vale are among seven in Wales that are still in the running to reap the economic benefits set to follow on the …

Heathrow

Llanelli's Parc y Scarlets made profitable with music acts

<b>Concerts by acts such as Status Quo and UB40 have helped a loss-making rugby stadium record a £500,000 profit.</b><p>The 14,000-capacity Parc y Scarlets opened in 2008 as a home for the Llanelli-based rugby region.<p>Officials recently gave a presentation to Carmarthenshire councillors on the commercial …

Rugby Union

Wales weather: mostly cloudy this weekend

Today: Cloudy with outbreaks of patchy light rain at times, particularly across central and southern parts. Some brighter spells are likely to …

Latest images of work at Wrexham's new £4.5m Ty Pawb arts hub

Fresh pictures have been released showing the latest work inside the Ty Pawb development in Wrexham.<p>The latest images, released by Wrexham Council, …

"He looked me right in the eyes and drove at me" - Langstone man knocked over with his own truck during theft ordeal

A GARDEN centre owner is "lucky to be alive" after being knocked over by his own two-tonne truck as he tried to prevent it from being stolen.<p>Anthony …

Mum and son feared for their lives in quicksand nightmare

A mum has told how she and her son were just minutes from tragedy after they got stuck in mud as the tide came in.<p>Kate King has praised the “amazing” …

Coast Guard

Carl Sargeant's funeral set to take place in his hometown

<b>The funeral of Carl Sargeant will take place on 1 December in his hometown of Connah's Quay, it has been confirmed.</b><p>The deputy leader of Flintshire council Bernie Attridge said it would be "a celebration of his life".<p>It is understood the Alyn and Deeside AM took his own life four days after being …

Police to hold public meeting following distraction burglary in Llay

A PUBLIC meeting with North Wales Police is to be held to give residents advice following a distraction burglary.<p>The meeting, which was announced at …

Crime

Man with cerebral palsy, autism and a brain tumour reunited with missing shoes after heart felt appeal

A man with cerebral palsy, learning difficulties, autism and a brain tumour has been reunited with his specially designed shoes after they were found …

UK News

Newport Christmas lights switch-on 2017

THE Countdown to Christmas event comes to Newport city centre today. We'll bring you live updates throughout the day.<p>Running from noon until 5.30pm, …

Christmas

Disability swing and skate simulator suggested as new equipment for Wrexham's Alyn Waters play park

COMMUNITY leaders are to consider purchasing new play equipment including a disability swing for a village park.<p>In September the <i>Leader</i> reported how …

Where you're most likely to get a parking ticket in North Wales revealed

Five penalty hotspots revealed to have contributed to raking in upwards of £300,000 in just three months

FAW confirms Chris Coleman to leave Wales

We are extremely disappointed to see Chris’ tenure as Wales manager come to an end.<p>The FAW and Wales as a nation will be eternally grateful for the …

Rugby Union

Church Village Bypass: £126k mouse bridges not replaced

<b>Two £63,000 bridges to help dormice cross a bypass will not be replaced after they fell down in storms.</b><p>The crossings were a set of three built over the Church Village bypass near Pontypridd in 2010 - at the cost of £190,000 to the taxpayer.<p>Rhondda Cynon Taf council had been criticised for not …

A mum who beat cancer has made a stunning dress from unused ostomy bags

A mum-of-four who was diagnosed with bowel cancer at the age of 40 and feared missing her children growing up has created an incredible dress made …

UK News

Can you donate to help injured pooch?

A DESPERATE dog owner is appealing for donations to help her paralysed border collie recover after an accident.<p>Roberta Saddler, of Crumlin, is aiming …

Dogs

'They refused to serve us a drink because we had Welsh on our driving licences'

Davey Graham, from Ruthin, was at Birmingham Christmas markets when a stall holder refused to serve him because they 'didn't understand' the Welsh …

Over 100 dog walkers protest over controversial warden patrols

Over one hundred people attended a protest against security firm Kingdom in Conwy today.<p>Fed-up residents and dog walkers gathered outside Conwy …

Taste Test: Honey's Riverside Bakery & Cafe, Caergwrle

IF your search for something to eat is all about location, then you cannot go wrong with Honey’s Riverside Bakery and Cafe in Caergwrle.<p>Built last …

Amazing

Speculation that Chris Coleman is to leave Wales for Sunderland

Chris Coleman has reportedly resigned as Wales manager and is set to take over at Sunderland.<p>The 47-year-old is expected to be confirmed as Simon …

Soccer

A Welsh artist has painted Jesus using a Greggs sausage roll and ketchup

Swapping out baby Jesus for a sausage roll on their advent calendars landed Greggs in a bit of hot water last week.<p>The bakery firm has apologised for …

UK News

Agreed facts read as manslaughter trial reaches its midway point

THE trial of three teenagers accused of manslaughter, in relation to an alleged incident in Keene Street, has reached its midway point.<p>Callum Banton …

Crime