Boy, eight, left in coma after experiencing rare Covid reaction

An eight-year-old schoolboy was placed in an induced coma after suffering a rare reaction to Covid-19, the Mirror reports. Cameron Brown was rushed to hospital three weeks after recovering from the virus. The boy, who tested positive for the virus but exhibited no symptoms, had a large lump on his neck and rashes on his… Continue reading Boy, eight, left in coma after experiencing rare Covid reaction

Woman arrested for drink-driving on her way home

A motorist has been arrested for drink-driving after “thinking it was a wise idea” to drive home after imbibing. South Wales Police Bridgend tweeted at 5.42am today (Saturday) that the female driver tested positive at the roadside. It said: ” #PorthcawlNPT female arrested tonight for drink-driving after blowing 99 at the roadside. “The female had… Continue reading Woman arrested for drink-driving on her way home

Member of Welsh male voice choir dies in Covid outbreak after their annual concert

A Welsh male voice choir are grieving the loss of one of their members following an outbreak at their sold-out annual concert. A number of members of the Cowbridge Male Voice Choir contracted coronavirus after performing in the annual concert at Cowbridge Leisure Centre in October. The outbreak has led to the sad death of… Continue reading Member of Welsh male voice choir dies in Covid outbreak after their annual concert

Police charge drink-drive suspect in Haverfordwest stop check

A Pembrokeshire Road Police patrol caught up with a drink-driving suspect following a stop check near Haverfordwest on Friday night. Police carried out a roadside breathalyser test and the suspect was found to be above the legal limit and charged for the offence on the spot. The driver will appear in court for the offence… Continue reading Police charge drink-drive suspect in Haverfordwest stop check

Five young offenders handed anti-social behaviour referrals by police in Swansea

South Wales Police in Swansea dished out five anti-social behaviour referrals on Friday (November 12), after identifying five young offenders. According to police the five boys were regular culprits of ASB at a local restaurant in the Morriston area of the city and are no longer welcome there as result. Officers also took the time… Continue reading Five young offenders handed anti-social behaviour referrals by police in Swansea

Woman arrested after fourth person dies in Haverfordwest paddleboard tragedy

Police have confirmed that a woman from south Wales has been arrested in connection to the tragic paddleboard incident in Haverfordwest following the death of a fourth person. Nine adults from the south Wales area travelled to Pembrokeshire for a paddleboarding excursion on the river Cleddau on Saturday, October 30. An alarm was raised shortly… Continue reading Woman arrested after fourth person dies in Haverfordwest paddleboard tragedy

Live updates after lorry crashes into bridge in Briton Ferry

A lorry has crashed into a bridge in Briton Ferry. The lorry hit the low bridge on Villiers Street at approximately 6pm. It appears that the lorry was too large for the bridge and became wedged underneath. The impact caused the lorry to lose its roof, exposing the content inside as well as littering the… Continue reading Live updates after lorry crashes into bridge in Briton Ferry

Grieving parents share ‘disbelief’ at university email blunder after student took her own life following wrong exam result

The “totally bereft” parents of a student who took her own life after she was wrongly told she had failed her exams have expressed “disbelief” at the “complicated and confusing” way Cardiff University dealt with its students. And they have now urged the university to improve the “poor” way it communicates with people in its… Continue reading Grieving parents share ‘disbelief’ at university email blunder after student took her own life following wrong exam result

Inside Chernobyl’s ghost town: Welsh explorer gets access to abandoned city of Pripyat

A photographer has shared haunting footage and pictures of Chernobyl’s ghost town as it looks today. The city of Pripyat, in northern Ukraine, was evacuated after the explosion of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986 and despite once being home to nearly 50,000 people, has never been inhabited since. Urban explorer, Adam Mark, from… Continue reading Inside Chernobyl’s ghost town: Welsh explorer gets access to abandoned city of Pripyat

Wales breaking news plus traffic, weather and travel updates (Thursday, October 28)

Cigarette and tobacco prices rise from 6pm today The cost of cigarettes has risen across all retailers today, the Chancellor has confirmed as part of the budget. Duty rates on tobacco products increased by the rate of RPI inflation plus 2% as of 6pm on Wednesday, October 27. Meanwhile, the rate on hand-rolling tobacco increased… Continue reading Wales breaking news plus traffic, weather and travel updates (Thursday, October 28)