‘Unmitigated and unreconstructed paedophile’ given 21-year sentence as dangerous offender

A child rapist serving a 21-year extended sentence for a campaign of abuse has been handed another extended sentence after being convicted of abusing other children. Former colliery security guard Ronald Preddy was handed his first 21-year sentence in 2016 after being convicted of a campaign of rapes and indecent assaults against two young boys… Continue reading ‘Unmitigated and unreconstructed paedophile’ given 21-year sentence as dangerous offender

Overturned lorry closes A4119 heading towards M4 – latest updates

The A4119 in Llantrisant heading towards the M4 is closed because of an overturned lorry. The road has been closed southbound from the A473 Talbot Green roundabout to junction 34 of the M4 since around 4.45am. South Wales Police say the road is expected to remain closed “for some time” and are advising motorists to… Continue reading Overturned lorry closes A4119 heading towards M4 – latest updates

Trusted treasurer stole almost £45,000 from boat club funds

The trusted treasurer of a popular boat club raided the coffers and helped himself to tens of thousands of pounds of its money, a court has herd. Christopher Philips secretly applied for large loans for the club and, when they were paid, he simply transferred the money into his own account. He then altered bank… Continue reading Trusted treasurer stole almost £45,000 from boat club funds

What we know after armed police called to assault in Cardiff city centre

A cordon remains in place on Saturday morning after armed police attended an alleged assault on Friday afternoon in Cardiff city centre. Two people were taken to hospital and one person has been arrested after police were called at around 4.30pm. There were eyewitness reports that there had been a stabbing in the St Mary’s… Continue reading What we know after armed police called to assault in Cardiff city centre

Drug dealer flips car as he rams police vehicle

A “panicking” drug dealer rammed a police vehicle causing his car to flip over onto its roof. Lathan Rees swerved around cars and drove along a pavement before slamming into the unmarked car as he tried to flee. The two officers in the police car both suffered whiplash injuries in the crash but were able… Continue reading Drug dealer flips car as he rams police vehicle

Murder investigation launched after man, 21, dies following alleged attack outside pub

A 21-year-old man has died following an alleged attack outside a pub. In the early hours of Sunday, October 17, officers were called to reports of an assault on a man outside the Colliers Arms in Penywaun, Aberdare, just after 1am. The man was taken to Cardiff’s University Hospital of Wales where he has since… Continue reading Murder investigation launched after man, 21, dies following alleged attack outside pub

Mark Drakeford condemns ‘intimidating’ anti-vax protesters who called schoolgirl going for jab a ‘lab rat’

First Minister Mark Drakeford has condemned the actions of Covid anti-vaccination protesters who left a teenage girl going for a jab feeling ‘intimidated’ Mr Drakeford spoke out after 15-year-old Grace Baker-Earle and her mother were surrounded by a group of anti-vaxxers outside a Cardiff clinic on Saturday. Speaking to BBC Wales the teenager’s mother, Angela,… Continue reading Mark Drakeford condemns ‘intimidating’ anti-vax protesters who called schoolgirl going for jab a ‘lab rat’

A48 closed between Cowbridge and Bridgend after crash involving motorcyclist – latest updates

The A48 between Cowbridge and Bridgend in the Vale of Glamorgan is currently closed in both directions due to crash involving a motorcylcist. Police said that the incident, which involved a motorbike, happened between the A4222 at Cowbridge and the B4268 at Pentre Meyrick. The road has been closed since earlier this evening (Wednesday September… Continue reading A48 closed between Cowbridge and Bridgend after crash involving motorcyclist – latest updates

Woman, 28, dies of injuries in hospital three days after house fire in Tonypandy

Police have confirmed that a woman who became trapped inside a burning building in Rhondda has died. The 28-year-old had been in a critical condition in hospital since a fire broke out at an address on Tyntyla Road in Tonypandy on Tuesday, September 21. A close friend of the woman tonight called her “a complete… Continue reading Woman, 28, dies of injuries in hospital three days after house fire in Tonypandy

Footage shows driver knocking motorcyclist off bike without stopping

A driver has been caught on camera hitting a motorcyclist off their bike before leaving the scene. The dashcam footage was filmed on the A4055 Cardiff Road, Barry, between McDonald’s and Dow Corning. The video appears to show a driver overtake two vehicles before failing to merge into the inside lane, knocking the motorcyclist off… Continue reading Footage shows driver knocking motorcyclist off bike without stopping