#South Wales


Planes turned into graffiti canvasses by street artist

When the Covid pandemic suddenly stopped flights around the world, airlines found they had planes they no longer needed. That gave street artist Jim Vision an idea. He got in touch with Plane Reclaimers in south Wales with a plan to turn an old Boeing 777 into a giant canvas for his work.
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UK weather: Flood warnings issued for England ahead of torrential rain this weekend

Flood warnings have been put in place in England ahead of torrential rain this weekend.The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning beginning at midday on Sunday, when the wet weather is due to hit.Downpours are expected to continue throughout the afternoon and evening, with the warning ending at midnight. The warning stretches from the South Coast of England up to Newcastle.Eastern parts of the country will see the worst of the downpours, with as much as 30mm-40mm in some areas.Experts believe the deluge could lead to localised flooding and disruption to transport. The Environment Agency has increased its...
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Tortoise tries to boss around puppies but gets teased by them instead

The adorable moment a little tortoise tried to boss around his puppy pals has been caught on camera. Carys Brennan, from south Wales, shared the clip of her tortoise, Tom, approaching to play with a group of Frenchies in the garden. "Tom just loves to be 'the boss.' He has...
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Travel Weekly

Agent Achievement Awards: 2021 winners revealed

Dozens of travel agents have been honoured for their efforts in the most challenging ever period for the trade at the first Agent Achievement Awards since the Covid-19 pandemic. Winners were praised not only for their professionalism over the course of the industry’s biggest ever test, but also for showing...

PREVIEW | Newport County AFC vs Walsall

THE OPPOSITION - WALSALL. Walsall currently sit in 17th place in the Sky Bet League Two table with eight points from seven matches. The Saddlers endured a tough first month of the season, having to wait until their fifth game for their first victory. Since then they have not tasted...

Missing treasure makes surprise return

For nearly 30 years WRU rugby heritage manager Peter Owens felt like he was chasing a lost cause. Using super sleuth skills Poirot, Columbo and Kojak would be proud of, every time he thought the holy grail was within touching distance, the trail would go cold again. But good things...

Millwall have so often been Championship’s draw specialists – but now is not the time to judge Gary Rowett’s side

No club drew more matches than Millwall last season – 17. And the Lions actually have one more than at the same stage of the 2020-21 Championship campaign. So matches ending all square isn’t anything new for the South Londoners, who drew 0-0 at Swansea on Wednesday. They are consistent in that respect. They also had 17 draws in the 2019-20 season, the joint most with West Bromwich Albion, and just converting a couple of those into victories would have put them above Swansea and into the play-offs.

Injury worries mount for Cardiff ahead of Bournemouth test

Mick McCarthy has a number of injury concerns as Cardiff prepare to welcome Bournemouth on Saturday. Ryan Giles has tested positive for Covid-19 while Joe Ralls faces a month out with a groin problem, leaving Cardiff short of numbers in midfield as Leandro Bacuna continues to struggle with a hamstring injury.

Scot Bennett out as Newport wait to discover extent of foot injury

Scot Bennett will miss Newport’s League Two clash with Walsall due to a foot injury. The 30-year-old midfielder left Rodney Parade in a protective boot after Tuesday’s 1-0 loss to Northampton. Newport are sweating on whether Bennett has suffered any ligament damage to add to a broken bone in his...

PRE-MATCH | Taylor believes bonds are growing ahead of Newport trip

Walsall Head Coach Matt Taylor believes his players are bonding well both on and off the pitch. The Saddlers are currently four unbeaten in all competitions and confidence is high in the camp. Taylor insists that there is still room for more development but he’s been pleased with the way...

Two London Underground trains have found a home in South Wales

The London Transport Traction Group and The Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr Railway have announced that two Ex-London Underground trains will soon become residents in South Wales, at the heritage railway located near Llanelli. This is thought to be the first time that a tube train (1938 stock) has visited Wales...

Demand for Modern Business Units Rising in South Wales

South Wales is seeing a boom in the construction of new industrial business units for its thriving small businesses, according to global property consultancy Knight Frank. Tom Griffiths from Knight Frank’s Industrial & Logistics division in Cardiff, said:. “New schemes across the region are filling rapidly, with developers looking to...

Love Island's Millie sacrifices beauty sleep as she agrees to go on 4am hike with Liam

Millie Court has proven how committed she is to her romance with Liam Rearden by agreeing to ditch her beauty sleep for a 4am hike in his hometown. The Love Island winners have taken their blossoming relationship up a notch by spending time in Wales with Liam's family and taking in some of his favourite sights, including Pontsticill Reservoir and tucking into pancakes at The Anchor Inn in Merthyr.

Glen Rea pushing for Luton return against Swansea

Glen Rea could be fit enough to start Luton’s Sky Bet Championship clash against Swansea. The midfielder has been eased back after a groin strain, remaining an unused replacement in Wednesday’s 1-1 draw at Bristol City. Fred Onyedinma will be another doubt due to an ankle complaint. Midfielder Allen Campbell...

Swansea boss Russell Martin makes Millwall admission after 0-0 draw in South Wales

Swansea City manater Russell Martin acknowledged that Millwall looked the stronger team down the closing stretch in Wedmesday’s 0-0 draw in South Wales. “I am disappointed we didn’t win,” said Martin. “I kind of knew what to expect tonight. I was worried we would not be able to maintain the energy and intensity the longer the game went on after the effort they put in on Saturday.

Gleision: 'Guilt of surviving mine disaster with me forever'

It's a decade since four miners were killed when water rushed into a south Wales drift mine. Charles Breslin, 62, David Powell, 50, Phillip Hill, 44, and Garry Jenkins, 39, died in the Gleision colliery, near Cilybebyll, Neath Port Talbot, on 15 September 2011. Fellow miners Jake Wyatt, 68, and...