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Assault at Peppermint bar, Swansea: CCTV appeal







The young Welsh singer of the year competition was held in Margam Park on Sunday in front of a packed audience in the Orangery building. The adjudicators which included Julian Smith, BBC, Leah-Marian Jones, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London and Dr. Richard Elfyn Jones, Senior Lecturer, School of Music, Cardiff University.  There was a huge applause from the audience when the MOCSA Trophy was given to Swansea born Soprano Rhiannon Llewellyn. Rhiannon said: "The competition was very high this year and i am delighted to receive this trophy, its been a wonderfull evening."  


The other finalists were, Soprano - Celine Forrest, Swansea. Soprano - Eirlys Myfanwy Davies, Carmarthen and Soprano - Meinir Wyn Roberts, Caemarfon, North Wales.

COUNCILORS in Coedffranc have agreed for work to be carried out on a neglected war memorial stone at the community centre at Crymlyn Burrows some months ago at their last council meeting, to-date nothing has been done to the stone. A local resident said he was disappointed that the work on the stone was not carried out in time for the 4th August memorial services around the country. Cllr. H Bebell, who lives nearby, has been approached on a number of occations about the restoration work and he has said that he is waiting on the stone mason to start work. Peter Black, AM, South Wales West has now taken up the complaint and has written to the Clerk to the Council, Coedffranc Community Council, Mrs Thomas when the renovation is due to happen and exactly what work will be done to the memorial stone. Local Historian, Rod Hughes from Britton Ferry said, " Its disrespectful to allow this stone, which bears the names of three servicemen from this community who died in the Great War to be allowed to get into this state, it should be moved to the centre of the lawn so people could lay a wreath and some poppies."

Time is counting down for Sunday's Swansea Bay 10K run.  The Admiral sponsored 10K race which takes a scenic route around Swansea Bay is the most popular run in the calender. There will be a 5K race for the juniors as well as the 1K and 3k runs. Cllr Nick Bradley, Swansea Council's cabinet member for regeneration said: "This is a fantastic time for sport in Swansea, it's events like this that the 10K run has become one of the best races of its kind in the UK, it's a great event even if you are either looking to put your fitness to the test or conquer a challenge for charity."


The Admiral 10k Swansea Bay Run is on Sunday at 10.00am on Oystermouth Road, Swansea City.


Police in Swansea are appealing for the public’s help to identify a man in connection with an assault the city centre.

Local Historian Rod Hughes in WW1 Uniform at the neglected memorial stone at Crymlyn Burrows Comunity Centre.

Local Historian Rod Hughes in WW1 Uniform at the neglected memorial stone at Crymlyn Burrows Comunity Centre.

The Siren Sisters. Soprano Rebecca Evans. The Royal Artillery Band. The Morriston Orpheus Choir.

ON Saturday the Brangwyn Hall, Swansea City will become home to the World War I Centenary Gala concert to mark the centenary since the conflict.

Soprano Rebecca Evans, members of the Royal Artillery Band, Morriston Orpheus Choir and the Siren Sisters will all be performing at the venue on Saturday evening for a gala performance and a night full of entertainment.


There will be re-enactors at the front entrance for meet and greet duties along with a 1910 policeman.


Phill Flowers, the community fundraiser for the Royal British Legion, said it would be a night full of entertainment and would help to support those who have served.


The concert will get under way on Saturday 20th at 7pm.

Admiral 10k run Winner of the MOCSA 2014 Young Welsh Singer of the Year.
Soprano - Rhiannon Llewellyn from Swansea.

Winner of the MOCSA 2014 Young Welsh Singer of the Year.

Soprano - Rhiannon Llewellyn from Swansea.

Assault at Peppermint bar, Swansea: CCTV appeal

The incident happened at around 12.35am on Saturday 13th September at Peppermint Bar in Wind Street when the 29-year-old male victim suffered a cut to his head after being assaulted.


Police wish to trace the man show on the CCTV picture in connection with the incident.


Anyone who recognises him should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting occurrence number 1400341172 or the individual should contact police.

The Scottish electorate's rejection of independence was greeted with delight by Prime Minister David Cameron, who said that the victory margin of around 55%-45% had settled the issue "for a generation... perhaps for a lifetime".


Speaking outside 10 Downing Street shortly after the No vote became a mathematical certainty, Mr Cameron said he would ensure that commitments to further devolution to Scotland made during the campaign would be "honoured in full", announcing the appointment of Glasgow's Commonwealth Games supremo Lord Smith to oversee the drafting of proposals in legislation published by January.

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said: "I'm absolutely delighted the Scottish people have taken this momentous decision to safeguard our family of nations for future generations.

Mr Salmond said the referendum and the high turnout had been a "triumph for the democratic process" and promised to meet his pledge in the 2012 Edinburgh Agreement to respect the result and work for the benefit of Scotland and the United Kingdom.