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    Hidden Histories - Gold postboxes

    POSTBOXES or pillar boxes came into use in 1852, twelve years after adhesive postage stamps were introduced at a standard rate, regardless of where in the...

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    Football fun nets community help

    A TEAM made up of Pontarddulais youths has won a football tournament set up to raise funds for youngsters in the area.Police community support officer Hayley...

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    Family gather for Lilian's big day

    LILIAN Williams, from Cimla, celebrated her 100th birthday at Parc View Residential Home surrounded by her family and with a card from The Queen.The former...

  • Court for jewellery theft accused

    A MAN accused of breaking into an 87-year-old woman's home and stealing jewellery has appeared in front of a crown court judge.Dylan Lee Davies, aged 20, of...

  • A midsummer's night shopping

    LATE night shopping isn't just for Christmas — Mumbles is planning a Midsummer Night's shopping event on Friday,with Newton Road closed to traffic from...

  • Jobs outlook is positive

    LATEST figures on employment in Wales reveal a picture of shifting trends, but overall, the news seems positive.Employment website Totaljobs revealed last month...

  • Soldier denies club assault

    A SOLDIER has denied assaulting a man outside a Clydach club.James Teifion Lewis, aged 22, from Tyle Teg in Clydach, pleaded not guilty to assaulting Simon...

  • Crash scene made safe

    FIRE crews in Llanelli attended a road traffic collision yesterday afternoon on Stradey Hill in Pwll.A spokeswoman for the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue...

  • Palace fight tweets

    The fight to save Swansea's Palace Theatre has gone to Twitter with twitter.com/SavePalaceTheat being set up.

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    Getting city moving

    IF you saw couples grab their partner and break into a routine on the streets of Swansea — there was no cause for alarm.The annual Taliesin Dance Days...

  • Canal's cafe display

    A SWANSEA Valley cafe is hosting a pictorial display of a local canal restoration project.Brownster's Cafe in Clydach is supporting work to restore the Swansea...

  • Clydach baths call

    A CAMPAIGN calling for the return of a public baths in a Swansea Valley village is gathering momentum.The Bring back Clydach Baths Facebook page now has 321...

  • More tea volunteers

    VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help out at the National Trust's Aberdulais tin works and waterfall attraction.A spokeswoman for the national Trust said:...

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    Green Bob's school visit

    CHILDREN at a Swansea Valley school have successfully taken part in a recycling day.Pupils at Cwmllynfell Primary School took part in an eco-day to raise...