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25 people trapped on Barry Island fairground ride

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Firefighters were called to Barry Island after a fairground ride broke, leaving 25 people stuck.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service was called to Barry Island at about 19:25 on Friday.

Firefighters had rescued all involved by 21:45.


A man dressed as a beer bottle is being sought by police

A fancy dress thief is being sought by police after allegedly stealing two pizzas while dressed as a beer bottle.

The man is accused of stealing the meals while wearing an outfit resembling a large bottle of Heineken in the early hours of New Year's day.

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The man was seen entering the kitchen area of a Papa Johns branch in Barry and running off with the takeaway meals.

Police have issued CCTV in their search for the man and asked witnesses to to come forward.

A spokesman for South Wales Police confirmed the force was investigating the theft in Barry, South Wales, in the early hours of New Year's Day.

We all know a few beers often leads to a takeaway, but this brazen beverage seems to have forgotten to pay for his.

This reveller was caught on CCTV at Papa Johns in Holton Road, Barry, before he allegedly entered a staff-only area and helped himself to two pizzas and left without paying.

– South Wales Police spokesperson

Anyone with information should call 101.

House severely damaged by a fire in Barry

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A house in Barry was severely damaged by a fire in the early hours of this morning.

Fire crews from Barry and Penarth found the house "well alight" shortly after 5am and spent two hours fighting the blaze.

Nobody was injured or inside the house at the time of the fire, the cause of which is now being investigated.

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