Category: Abertillery

Australian port sale impact inquiry begins

The Port of Newcastle wants to diversify from its coal-based income, but the New South Wales government has been accused of resisting this. Credit: Port of Newcastle

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The New South Wales (NSW) Legislative Council’s Public Works Comm…

'It's like losing a child'

Lynne Paul, Lauren Taylor and Rita Potter preparing to march for dog theft awareness. Photo: Bethany Wales
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A year ago today a couple was left devastated when their pet dog was stolen from their home – now they and an army of canines are m…

This crash involving an unmarked cop car and HGV had nationwide repercussions for police forces

A serious crash involving an unmarked police car has led to a national shakeup.
The collision happened in Llanfairfechan and involved a HGV lorry and a police vehicle whose emergency lights were covered up with tights.
The officer was driving an unmark…

The Top 200 businesses in Derby and Derbyshire

Reaching the top is difficult – however, staying there is even harder.
The same could be said for the world of business. No matter what sector you operate in, you cannot afford to rest on your laurels.
Last year, the Derby Telegraph published its first…

Mechanic takes last ride on favorite truck used as hearse

A mechanic who passed away at age 80 was driven to his funeral in style on the back of his favorite flatbed truck last week.

Tony Penny of London. U.K., spent decades driving and working on Foden trucks, first at a delivery company and then as an…

In Pictures: The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh through their 71 years together

As the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh celebrate 71 years of marriage, here’s a look at the monarch and her consort in pictures through the decades:

– 1940s
Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten are pictured together at Buckingham Palac…

Teenage boy, 15, is excluded from school after turning up to classes with braids in his hair

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Teenage boy, 15, is excluded from school after turning up to classes with braids in his hair Miles Coaley, 15, was excluded for attending school with his unusual hairstyle Headteacher of Berwyn school, North W…

A38 deaths in Devon and Cornwall: A timeline of tragedy since 1994

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There has not been a year since 1994 when at least two people have lost their lives on the A38.
Figures recently released from Highways England revealed a shocking number of fatal collisions on the road which runs fr…