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Police called to hot air balloon crash-landing

Hot air balloon crash Credit: PA

South Wales Police says it received a report of a hot air balloon crash-landing in Hirwaun this afternoon.

Emergency services attended the scene, and at this stage it is believed that one man received minor leg injuries.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is being asked to call police on 101.


Three arrested after police find 'house full of cannabis' in Cardiff

Police on Cowbridge road East by Victoria Park Credit: ITV Wales

South Wales Police has arrested three men after a number of cannabis plants were found in a flat close to Cardiff's Victoria Park

The three men, aged 26, 26 and 24, are currently in police custody assisting police with their enquiries.

Police say they attended an address on Cowbridge Road East in Cardiff at approximately 10am.

The arrests were made in relation to alleged cannabis cultivation offences.

A spokesperson for South Wales Police said, "It looks like we have got a house full of the plants."

Police on cowbridge road Credit: ITV Wales

Eye witnesses say they saw police loading vans with the plants on Cowbridge Road East in Canton.

Welsh Secretary to attend Britain's Brexit deal talks

The Welsh Secretary has confirmed he will be attending tomorrow's meeting of the Joint Ministerial Committee (JMC), where the Welsh, Scottish, Northern Irish and UK Governments will discuss Britain's Brexit deal.

Alun Cairns says Wales will 'make a success' of Brexit. Credit: PA

Alun Cairns says it will be his job to ensure Wales is at 'the centre of Brexit negotiations' and will be playing a role in negotiations.

My job is to ensure Wales is at the centre of Brexit negotiations, the Welsh economy is strong and we will make a success of this change. The Prime Minister is setting a clear framework for these negotiations to take place.

– Alun Cairns, Secretary of State for Wales,

Fire crews 'attacked with stones' while extinguishing fire at caravan site

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service says crews were attacked with stones as they tried to extinguish a fire at a caravan site last night.

The service says a fire engine windscreen was smashed, forcing them to leave the site for their own safety.


First point for new Swans boss Bradley as Newport lose and Wrexham win

Swansea City earned their first point of the new Bob Bradley era as his side drew 0-0 draw with Watford at the Liberty Stadium.

Bob Bradley gets his first point as Swansea boss, but his side remain in the Premier League relegation zone. Credit: PA

Mike van der Hoorn had the best chance for the home side in the first half, before Gylfi Sigurdsson hit the post.

Swansea though remain second from bottom in the Premier League and are without a win since their opening day's win over Burnley.

Elsewhere in League Two Newport lost 3-1 to Plymouth at Rodney Parade.

Plymouth had taken the lead via the penalty spot, before Jon Parkin equalised just after the break.

But another penalty from Graham Carey and a Jordan Slew strike sealed the win for Plymouth.

In the National League, Wrexham beat Bromley 2-1, with goals from Shaun Harrad and Gerry McDonagh.

Cardiff play Nottingham Forest in the Championship's late kick-off.

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