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Take note! School gets orchestra thanks to donations

Children at a school on Anglesey are discovering a love for music - after a instruments were donated by kind-hearted musicians.

Watch: Ian Lang reports from Anglesey

Ten plastic trombones were given to a school in Llangefni and a new brass band - or should that be, plastic band - was formed.

For many parents, this was the first time they'd heard their children playing an instrument.


Council approves next step in controversial school merger

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Powys Council members have voted to go ahead with a full consultation on plans to replace two secondary schools in the area.

The proposals will see two secondary schools - Builth Wells High School and Llandrindod High Schools replaced with a new English-medium school on one of the existing sites.

If the plans go ahead, Llandrindod High School will close.

Around 600 pupils, parents and staff turned out at the local council offices this morning to protest against the potential merger.

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