The top Airbnb destination in Wales and where you can stay there

New research has revealed the UK’s highest rated areas for Airbnbs and a Welsh market town makes the top 10 list. Over the years, since its launch in 2008, this online platform has become increasingly popular as a way for people to find their own unique accommodation, from staying in a room at someone’s home… Continue reading The top Airbnb destination in Wales and where you can stay there

The five places in Wales where Covid cases are rising right now

Of the 22 local authorities in Wales 15 have seen an increase in their coronavirus infection rates over the last seven days. For the second week in a row Anglesey has seen the largest rise in Covid with a 36% increase in its rates in just seven days. WalesOnline has compared Public Health Wales data… Continue reading The five places in Wales where Covid cases are rising right now

Man describes moment his car flew off edge of Welsh mountain and plummeted 50m

A man who says he can’t believe he is still alive has told of the terrifying moment his car careered off a windy mountain road and fell 50m onto the terrain below. Iestyn Brown-Morris was driving back from a trip to Llangynidr mountain – about a 20-minute drive from his home in Abergavenny – on… Continue reading Man describes moment his car flew off edge of Welsh mountain and plummeted 50m

Border town bars whose regulars live in England fear Covid pass chaos

Fiona Williams feels like she’s in the middle of a political tug of war – one which has become tiresome. Hers is probably the closest bar and club to Wales’ border with England and this weekend she will have to invest in extra door staff to turn people away who cannot prove they are double-jabbed… Continue reading Border town bars whose regulars live in England fear Covid pass chaos

Drug dealer stole wallet containing £1,000 from elderly man in pub

A drug dealer caught in possession of heroin and crack cocaine was later arrested while on bail for stealing a wallet containing £1,000 from an elderly man. Roger Nugent, 44, was caught by police with the drugs on March 8 when a Volkswagen Golf in which the defendant was a passenger was pulled over in… Continue reading Drug dealer stole wallet containing £1,000 from elderly man in pub

Cottage in Wales’ best place to live hiding an indoor swimming pool and a bar in the garden

From the front, this cottage looks like an attractive period property proposition that promises much character and charm inside, but there’s far more to this home waiting to delight you waiting around the back. Located on the outskirts of Usk, named Wales’ best place to live, this former bakery believed to date back to 1880… Continue reading Cottage in Wales’ best place to live hiding an indoor swimming pool and a bar in the garden

Russian Lidl rival Mere puts back openings of Welsh stores

With Russian supermarket Mere having opened its first UK store in Preston last weekend, it seems the launch dates for its two Welsh branches have been hit by delays. Initially scheduled for this summer, the outlets based in Flintshire and Monmouthshire have now had their big days pushed back by a few months. According to… Continue reading Russian Lidl rival Mere puts back openings of Welsh stores

Bronze Age tools and medieval brooch found in Wales declared as treasure

Three treasure finds dating from as far back as 800 BC have been declared as treasure. Two Bronze Age hoards and a medieval silver brooch were discovered by metal detectorists and were declared as treasure by a coroner at Newport Coroners’ Court on Friday, August 6. The first hoard of bronze tools was found by… Continue reading Bronze Age tools and medieval brooch found in Wales declared as treasure

The places in Wales where Covid rates are growing and falling the fastest

All but two of Wales’ 22 local authorities are now reporting falling Covid infection rates compared to last week. However, there are still 18 counties with more than 100 positive cases per 100,000 people. Latest figures show the Wales-wide infection rate now stands at 152.7 cases per 100,000 based on the seven days leading up… Continue reading The places in Wales where Covid rates are growing and falling the fastest