Stereophonics announce Swansea one-off outdoor gig next Summer

One of Wales’ finest musical exports, Stereophonics, has announced a special performance at Singleton Park, Swansea next Summer. On Saturday July 13 2019 the Cwmaman rockers will perform in their South Wales heartland to celebrate 20 years since the career milestone show in Swansea at Morfa Stadium in 1999 and

Woman hit by van ‘had a big heart and was loved by everyone’

The family of a woman who died following a crash which occurred in Tonypandy on Sunday have paid tribute to her. Karen Milsom was 65 years-old and from Llwynypia. She suffered fatal injuries after she was hit by a van at Princess Louise Road near its junction with Oakfield Terrace

Stereophonics play Swansea 20 years after iconic Morfa Stadium gig

More than 50,000 fans packed into the old athletics ground on 31 July 1999 as they toured following their second album Performance and Cocktails. It follows fellow Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers saying they will also play a outdoor gig in Cardiff in 2019. Stereophonics will play Swansea’s Singleton Park

Calsonic Kansei, Llanelli: £4.4m grant for new jobs

The Welsh Government has awarded the grant to Calsonic Kansei, which already employs more than 300 people at its Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, factory. The new jobs, over the next five years, will focus on developing and producing electric vehicle technology. Economy Secretary Ken Skates said: “This is a vote of confidence

Family tribute to ‘beloved’ grandfather killed in M4 collision

The family of a man who died in a collision on the M4 have paid tribute to him. Maurice Anthony Hemming, known as Tony, died during the early hours of December 7th 2018. His family said they were “deeply saddened” by the loss. We are deeply saddened at the loss

Carwyn Jones set to step down as First Minister

He’s spent nine years as Wales’ top politician, but Carwyn Jones is set to step down as First Minister to make way for a new leader. Mr Jones is expected to announce his resignation in the Senedd after his last First Minister’s Questions. He announced he would be standing down

‘I wasn’t taken seriously’: Male stalking victim speaks out following increase in reported offences

A man who became a victim of stalking says he “wasn’t taken seriously” when he reported the crime to the police. The man, who’s asked not to be identified to protect his family, said he’d been “through hell” over a number of years. He says was forced to leave Wales

£4.4m investment creates jobs for Llanelli car firm

Almost four and a half million pounds of investment is set to create 85 new jobs at an automotive company in Llanelli. Calsonic Kansei currently employs 300 people. The Welsh Government cash will be used to develop and produce technology for electric vehicles. The Economy Secretary, Ken Skates, said the

Pedestrian dies after collision with van in Tonypandy

A 65-year-old woman suffered fatal injuries after she was hit by a van at Princess Louise Road near its junction with Oakfield Terrace in Llwynypia. South Wales Police are appealing for any witnesses to the collision, or the driving of the small white Nissan van prior to the collision, to

Knotweed service to boost Neath Port Talbot Council coffers

It is hoped the service, which controls the spread of the invasive plant, will bring in around £40,000 a year. The council’s environment department has seen its budget cut by £18m over seven years. Many of the 400 staff who left during that time took early retirement or voluntary redundancy.