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Motorcyclist dies after crash on A470

A motorcyclist has suffered fatal injuries after a crash between a Renault Clio and Ducati motorbike, on the southbound carriageway of the A470.

The crash occurred at 12:45 on Sunday 2nd of August, near to the Upperboat roundabout.

Police are appealing for witnesses who saw either vehicle around the time of the incident, to get in touch.


Police launch investigation into 'serious' A470 crash

Police have launched an investigation into a crash on the A470 Credit: PA

Police have launched an investigation into a crash on the A470.

It happened shortly after midday today close to the Merthyr roundabout at Nant Ddu and involved a motorcyclist and a white BMW.

The crash is being described as serious and diversions are in place.

Police are asking for anyone with information about the incident to call them on 101.


Blues wing released from Rugby World Cup training

28 year old Tom James Credit: PA

Cardiff Blues wing Tom James has been released from the World Cup training squad due to injury, the WRU has confirmed.

The 28-year-old has an ongoing foot injury and will continue his recovery with his region.

The training squad is due to regather on Monday to prepare for the Dove Men Test against Ireland on Saturday August 8.

Wales pays tribute to Cilla Black

Cilla Black has died, aged 72, according to reports Credit: PA

People from the world of Welsh politics and showbiz have paid tribute to Cilla Black.

The veteran showbiz icon passed away age 72.

Singer Aled Jones was among the first to pay tribute to Cilla, saying he 'adored watching her on TV'.

Man named in Cardiff murder investigation

35-year-old Russell Peachey was seriously assaulted on North Street Credit: South Wales Police

Police have named a man who died after being found unconscious on a Cardiff street as 35-year-old Russell Peachey.

He was found in the early hours of Saturday morning in the Grangetown area of the city. It's thought he'd been seriously assaulted.

Two men have since been arrested in connection with the incident.

Police say the murder investigation is ongoing, and are urging anyone with information to come forward.

To date we have received a positive response to our appeal for information and would like to thank members of the public and the local community who have assisted the investigation. As we progress our enquiries I continue to appeal to anyone who was in the area of North Street, Thomas Street and Penarth Road between 03:30hrs and 04:20hrs, and may have witnessed the incident to contact police.

– Detective Chief Inspector Jayne Hill
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