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Porthcawl town council refuses to reveal details about maintenance contract under police investigation

Porthcawl Town Council's accounts for 2019/20 are currently being investigated by South Wales Police. A town council is refusing to reveal details about the circumstances which led to a company run by councillors being given a £7,000 maintenance contract. A contract agreed by Porthcawl Town Council (PTC) is currently being investigated by South Wales Police following an Audit Wales review of its accounts for 2019/20.

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Porthcawl town council refuses to reveal details about maintenance contract under police investigation

Driver filmed getting stuck on Barry Island beach

A drive has been filmed driving onto Barry Island’s beach yesterday morning (Monday 14 June) and subsequently getting stuck in the soft sand. Just after 7.30am on Monday morning, bystanders were astonished to witness an Audi A3 driver driving across the promenade and down the slip road onto the beach.

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Driver filmed getting stuck on Barry Island beach

Two vehicles recovered after getting stuck on the beach

Audi and Mitsubishi recovered after driving onto Barry beach TWO vehicles have been removed after getting stuck on Barry beaches within the last 24 hours. This morning an Audi A3 got stuck in the sand of Barry Island after driving down a ramp onto the beach. ASK Vehicle Recovery helped recover the vehicle, with South Wales Police also at the scene.

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Two vehicles recovered after getting stuck on the beach

The men most wanted by police in Wales at the moment

They are wanted for a range of crimes ranging from malicious communication to fraud and drug supply as well as other alleged offences Police in Wales are trying to track down these men who are wanted in relation to a series of alleged crimes. South Wales Police and Gwent Police are asking for members of the public to come forward if they have any information about the whereabouts of the men listed below.

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The men most wanted by police in Wales at the moment

Police cordoned off Cardiff road after crash led to traffic 'chaos'

Long delays were reported in the area Police cordoned off a Cardiff road following a crash that led to traffic "chaos". The incident caused long delays in the Canton area after the crash off Lansdowne Road. Images from the scene showed a truck carrying wood inside the cordon between two railway bridges off Sanatorium Road.

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Police cordoned off Cardiff road after crash led to traffic 'chaos'

Man found dead outside Cardiff Central railway station

South Wales Police are treating the man's death as unexplained following the discovery on Thursday evening The body of a man has been found in Cardiff city centre. South Wales Police said the man was found on Penarth Road near Cardiff Central train station after emergency services were called shortly after 5pm on Thursday evening.

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Man found dead outside Cardiff Central railway station

People are falling ill and needing ambulances in Swansea Bay because of a particularly strong batch of the drug spice

Police have issued a warning about the drug in circulation in the Swansea and Neath Port Talbot areas Police have issued a drugs warning after a particularly strong batch of Spice has seen users need medical attention. South Wales Police said the batch was in circulation in the Swansea and NeathPort Talbot areas.

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People are falling ill and needing ambulances in Swansea Bay because of a particularly strong batch of the drug spice

Police appeal following death of driver in Bridgend

is appealing for witnesses following a single-vehicle collision which occurred at approximately 6.35pm on Saturday, June 5 at Rogers Lane in Laleston, Bridgend. A silver Volkswagen Golf, which had been travelling along Rogers Lane in the general direction of Cefn Cribwr, is believed to have left the road before rolling down banking.

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Police appeal following death of driver in Bridgend

Man robbed of cash and phone in Cardiff robbery

Police are investigating the incident which occurred in the early hours of the morning in Grangetown A robbery in Cardiff saw a man accosted by three strangers who stole cash and a mobile phone. The incident took place at 3am on Saturday in Corporation Road, Grangetown, when a 23-year-old man was approached by three unknown men who took his belongings.

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Man robbed of cash and phone in Cardiff robbery

The moment bomb experts carry out controlled explosion on Swansea beach after device is found in local park

Police were called after the incendiary bomb dating back to the Second World War was found by a member of the public An unexploded bomb from the Second World War was found in a Swansea park before being transported to a nearby beach to be blown up. Police were first called about the incendiary device on Thursday morning after a member of the public reported that they had found something of interest at Brynmelyn Park to the north of the city centre.

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The moment bomb experts carry out controlled explosion on Swansea beach after device is found in local park

Five more arrested over Mayhill riot bringing total to 20 as police continue to investigate

They are aged between 23 and 39 Five more people have been arrested following the Mayhill riot that took place last month. South Wales Police confirmed that the five men, aged between 23 and 39, were arrested in connection with the incident which saw homes damaged, cars set alight and officers forced to retreat in the Mayhill area of Swansea on Thursday, May 20.

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Five more arrested over Mayhill riot bringing total to 20 as police continue to investigate

South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner appoints deputy

'I am absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity to serve the communities of South Wales for a further three years' South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner, Alun Michael, has re-appointed Emma Wools to serve as his deputy for the next three years. Emma, who has served as deputy to the Police and Crime Commissioner since 2016, was re-appointed following endorsement by the South Wales Police and Crime Panel at their meeting in Merthyr Tydfil on June 1.

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South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner appoints deputy

South Wales Police receive special award from the Queen

South Wales Police receives Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service A GROUP of 158 women and men aged between 18 and 70 years, all serving special constables, has been honoured with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.

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South Wales Police receive special award from the Queen

Video released by South Wales Police of man waving fake gun at kebab shop staff after refusing to wear mask

A customer and a delivery driver jumped behind the counter and feared they were going to be shot during their terrifying ordeal. Police have released a video of the moment a man pointed an imitation firearm at kebab shop staff after he refused to wear a face mask inside.

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Video released by South Wales Police of man waving fake gun at kebab shop staff after refusing to wear mask

Watch: Anti-masker jailed after threatening Welsh takeaway with imitation gun

CCTV showed Paul Griffiths brandishing an imitation gun in a takeaway shop in Rhondda, South Wales after he was asked to wear a face mask Police have released a video of the moment a man pulled a paintball gun out on staff at a kebab shop after getting into a row about wearing a face mask inside.

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Watch: Anti-masker jailed after threatening Welsh takeaway with imitation gun

Police release video of man threatening takeaway staff with imitation gun

Police have released a video of the moment a man pulled a paintball gun out on staff at a kebab shop after getting into a row about wearing a facemask inside. , 57, was jailed last month after pleading guilty to a number of charges, including possessing an imitation firearm during the incident in the village of Pentre in Rhondda, South Wales.

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Police release video of man threatening takeaway staff with imitation gun

Man, 19, arrested after serious assault at train station

The victim suffered 'traumatic injuries', emergency services said A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding following a serious assault at a train station. Officers were called to Pontypridd train station on Friday, May 28, amid reports of a person receiving "traumatic injuries".

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Man, 19, arrested after serious assault at train station

Quad bike rider suffers life changing injuries after crash with car

Police are appealing for infomation after the collision Police are appealing for information after a driver of a quad bike suffered "potentially life changing injuries" after a crash with a car. The crash happened at around 7pm on Sunday, May 30th on the A4063 between the Sarn interchange and the Aberkenfig roundabout near bridgend.

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Quad bike rider suffers life changing injuries after crash with car