More job roles are to be exempt from self-isolating if they’re ‘pinged’, government announces

More job roles are to be exempt from self-isolating if they’re ‘pinged’, the Government has announced. Bin collectors, prison staff and those working in defence are the latest to be allowed to take daily tests rather than self-isolating if they come into contact with someone who has coronavirus. The plans mean more key workers will… Continue reading More job roles are to be exempt from self-isolating if they’re ‘pinged’, government announces

Russell Martin v Jody Morris: Swansea City’s two manager candidates assessed and what fans could expect amid obvious stumbling block

It wasn’t supposed to be like this. By this point, many might have reasonably expected John Eustace to have been unveiled as the new manager of Swansea City. Steve Cooper’s departure last week wasn’t exactly a surprise. Indeed, the club even admitted they had known of his exit two weeks before it was announced. That… Continue reading Russell Martin v Jody Morris: Swansea City’s two manager candidates assessed and what fans could expect amid obvious stumbling block

‘You’re not fit enough for international rugby’ — Warren Gatland’s brutal chat with one of his Lions players

Warren Gatland has revealed the honest conversation he had with Mako Vunipola which has seen the Lions prop thrive on tour. The Saracens star has spent the season in the second tier of English rugby after Sarries were relegated, while he also missed the first weekend of the Six Nations with an Achilles injury. As… Continue reading ‘You’re not fit enough for international rugby’ — Warren Gatland’s brutal chat with one of his Lions players

‘My little boy started turning blue as he choked on a chicken nugget’

A grateful father has praised a married couple who saved his son’s life when the little boy started choking on a chicken nugget. Dad John and his four year-old son Dexter were enjoying a meal at a beachside restaurant while on holiday in Barmouth, north Wales, when disaster struck. Dexter started to choke on a… Continue reading ‘My little boy started turning blue as he choked on a chicken nugget’

Homeowner says living next to revamped Aldi is ‘unbearable’

A home owner has described the building of an Aldi store just 10 metres away from her home as “unbearable”. Fiona Colquhoun was devastated to learn that the retailer had been given permission to increase the size of their store in Norton, Teesside. She said since work started they have had nothing but trouble, and… Continue reading Homeowner says living next to revamped Aldi is ‘unbearable’

Council gave contracts worth more than £50k to charity run by councillors without following procedures

A town council gave contracts to a company run by councillors without following proper procedures, according to finance experts. Auditors found “major failings” and evidence of “unacceptable practices” in the way Porthcawl Town Council (PTC) complied with legal, financial and democratic processes during 2020/21. Auditing Solutions Ltd carried out an internal review of the council’s… Continue reading Council gave contracts worth more than £50k to charity run by councillors without following procedures

Swansea City manager search live as John Eustace makes stunning U-turn

It looked very much nailed on, but John Eustace will not be the new man in the hot-seat for Swansea City. The current QPR assistant emerged as the early front-runner almost as soon as Steve Cooper’s departure was confirmed, and seemed ready to be unveiled as the club’s next manager ahead of the new season.… Continue reading Swansea City manager search live as John Eustace makes stunning U-turn

‘Genius’ woman shares life-changing trick to stop flies getting into wheelie bins

During the summer months flies can be a real problem. They can get into your home through windows and doors, and once they’re in it’s quite a task to get rid of them. As well as wreaking havoc inside the house, swarms of flies can surround your wheelie bins on hot days. But thankfully there… Continue reading ‘Genius’ woman shares life-changing trick to stop flies getting into wheelie bins

Cancer patient died after ‘catalogue of failings’ by health board

A cancer patient died after a health board provided her with a “very poor standard of care”, the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales has found. The ombudsman launched an investigation after receiving a complaint about the care given to Mrs X (anonymised) in December 2019 by Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board. He found that… Continue reading Cancer patient died after ‘catalogue of failings’ by health board

We’ve all been washing our hair the wrong way, says hairdresser who shared her professional secrets on Twitter

Most of us think we know how to wash our hair, but now a hairdresser has claimed most of us are getting the technique wrong. Twitter user @Felicityynicole shared her professional advice on how you should really be using shampoo and the post racked up more than 2,600 likes as followers replied to say they… Continue reading We’ve all been washing our hair the wrong way, says hairdresser who shared her professional secrets on Twitter