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Three charged in Cardiff murder investigation

Three men have been charged in connection with the death of 35-year-old Russell Peachey, who died following an assault in Cardiff.

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Dean Anthony Beasley, 37, from Barry, Shaminder Singh, 40, from Cardiff and Christopher James Smith, aged 34, also from Cardiff have been remanded in custody.

All three are due to appear at Cardiff Magistrates Court tomorrow charged with murder.

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Russell Peachey was found unconscious on North Street in Grangetown in the early hours of Saturday morning and later died of his injuries.

We understand that the local community is shocked by this incident. We would like to reassure the residents of Grangetown that we will not tolerate this type of violent behaviour in our community and that we will respond quickly to such incidents.

If you witnessed the assault taking place I would strongly urge you to contact us straight away as you may have vital information which could assist this enquiry”.

– Det Insp Mark O'shea
Police have also renewed their appeal for anyone who may know the whereabouts of James Mark Williams, from Barry, who they want to speak to in connection with the incident Credit: South Wales Police


Cars burst into flames at Cardiff car park

South Wales Fire and Rescue says it was called to the Cardiff City Stadium car park at Leckwith on Tuesday afternoon after reports that two vehicles were involved in a collision.

Fire at the Capitol Shopping Centre at Leckwith. Credit: twitter/julielvsmusic

The fire services said the car were well alight but there were no reports of injuries.

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Three charged for assaulting police officer

Police officers investigating an assault on a police officer in the early hours of Saturday have charged three people.

Cardiff Magistrates Court. Credit: Google Street View

The three are due to appear before Cardiff magistrates this morning.

They are Rachel Heron, 38, Jacob Marriott, 23 and Dennis Taylor, 62. All three come from St Mellons in Cardiff.

More: Appeal for witnesses after police officer assaulted in Cardiff

£89 million for traineeships in Wales

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Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology, Julie James, says the EU has approved funding of £28 million towards the investment.

She says it will provide support for 24,762 young people over the next four years.

Our Traineeship Programme helps young people who want to work but need that extra helping hand. 68% of learners who left the Traineeships programmes in 2013-14 had a positive progression into employment or learning at a higher level

– Julie James, Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology
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