The family of Carwyn Scott-Howell from Tal-y-bont on Usk, who died on an Alps ski trip say no other family should suffer "needlessly".Read the full story ›
The death of a seven-year-old boy while on a skiing holiday in France was accidental, a coroner has ruled.
Carwyn Scott-Howell from Tal-y-bont on Usk, died on a family skiing holiday in the Alps last April.
The schoolboy became separated from his family in the French resort of Flaine and fell off the edge of a 160ft drop.
Carwyn's body was found by a search and rescue helicopter after he was reported missing.
The verdict at the inquest at Newport Coroner's Court on Wednesday ruled the death was accidental.
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The funeral of a young schoolboy from Talybont-on-Usk near Brecon who died on a family skiing holiday last month will take place in Abergavenny later.
Seven-year-old Carwyn Scott Hall died after falling from a cliff in the French Alps on the 10th April. He is reported to have become separated from his family before ending up off-piste.
An officer with the Bonneville mountain rescue service told reporters at the time that Carwyn fell off the rocky outcrop after apparently losing his way.
The funeral will take place at St. Mary's Church on Monk Street in Abergavenny and mourners have been told to wear bright colours to remember Carwyn - particularly blue, red and purple, which were his favourite colours.
The family has also said that donations in memory of Carwyn can be made to Wales Air Ambulance and Brecon Beacons Mountain Rescue. There will be a bucket collection at the service.
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The A40 between Brecon and Bwlch is closed after three people were injured in a road accident.
Police are currently investigating the incident, which took place at around 3pm this afternoon.
Two vehicles were involved in the collision. Three casualties have been taken to hospital for treatment.
The road is currently closed with diversions in place on the A40 at Bwlch and at Brynich roundabout junction with the A470.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area and take alternative routes.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Mid Wales Roads Policing unit on 101.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are in Brecon today on the last day of their summer tour of Wales.
The royal couple made a special visit to the recently-restored 17th century Plough Chapel.
It's the final day of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall's Summer tour of Wales.
Today the royal couple will visit the recently-restored 17th century Plough Chapel in Brecon.
The Grade II listed building takes its name from an old pub which used to stand on the site. The Chapel acts as a popular concert venue as well as holding regular services.
In August each year, the Chapel plays a key role in the Brecon Jazz Festival, traditionally hosting a Jazz concert and Songs of Praise.