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Concern grows for missing teenage girls from Ebbw Vale

Police are appealing for information to find two missing teenage girls from Ebbw Vale.

Michaela Lawrence, who's 15, and Kylisha Barrett, who's 16, were reported missing on Friday.

Michaela Lawrence and Kylisha Barrett have been missing since Friday. Credit: Gwent Police

Michaela is described as being white, 5 ft 5 inches tall with dark brown hair and hazel eyes.

Michaela Lawrence, 15, has dark brown hair and hazel eyes. Credit: Gwent Police

Kylisha is described as being white, 5 ft 3 inches tall with brown hair and brown eyes.

Kylisha Barrett, 16, has brown hair and brown eyes. Credit: Gwent Police

Officers believe the girls are together.

Anyone with information should call 101.

Appeal after pensioners cash stolen from care home

Alma Street, Brynmawr. Credit: google

Police are appealing to the public to help find a safe containing pensioners' money which was stolen from a care home.

Gwent Police says the burglary on the home at Chilton Place on Alma Street happened around 4.30am on Thursday 27th October.

A car was also taken and later found abandoned on Bath Lane. Anyone with information is asked to call 101.


Appeal after woman assaulted in Ebbw Vale

Gwent Police is appealing for information following an assault on Bethcar Street in Ebbw Vale.

Police want to identify this man. Credit: Gwent Police

Officers want to identify the man pictured above following the attack on a woman at around 2am on Sunday 13th March 2016.

Bethcar Street, Ebbw Vale. Credit: Google Street View

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.

Ebbw Vale crowned Premiership Champions after Pontypridd triumph

Ebbw Vale are Premiership Champions after beating reigning Pontypridd 38 points to 12.

The Play-Off Final was a repeat of last season's showdown, with Pontypridd taking the honours on that occasion by 28pts to 14.

The match kicked off at 3pm at Sardis Road.

Ebbw Vale were storming their opponents 30-0 until the final thirty minutes when Pontypridd managed two tries before the final whistle.


Appeal after teen 'sexually touched' at Costa Coffee

Gwent Police is appealing for information after a 14 year-old girl was "sexually touched" in a Costa Coffee shop.

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Officers say the incident occurred in Ebbw Vale on Saturday 19th September 2015.

A 14 year-old girl was allegedly touched to her backside whilst waiting in the queue at Costa Coffee in the Festival Park Shopping Centre, Ebbw Vale.

The incident happened at approximately 2.15pm and officers are keen to speak to anyone in the coffee shop around this time to help with their enquiries.

– Gwent Police

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.

Three areas compete for wild flower cash

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Cardiff, Cwmbran and Ebbw Vale have been shortlisted in a bid for money to develop a wild flower site as part of the Grow Wild Wales scheme.

£120,000 is on offer to transform a public space. The trio have received funding to develop their ideas before a final decision is made with a public vote.

As well as giving unloved areas a new lease of life in a creative way, we want to encourage people to engage with the outdoors, taking the time to enjoy and learn about nature and our environment as well as reaping the benefits that time spent outdoors with other people offers to both physical and mental health.

– Maria Golightly, Wales Partnership Manager for Grow Wild

The cash comes from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Big Lottery fund.

Police appeal to find missing Ebbw Vale man

Gwent Police is appealing for information to find a missing man from Ebbw vale.

53-year-old Robert John Davies was reported missing from his address yesterday evening at approximately 6pm.

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Robert is described as being white, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, of medium build with short red hair. He is last known to be wearing a bright yellow polo shirt and jeans, a black zip up jacket and a dark coloured woollen hat.

Anyone who has information relating to Robert's whereabouts is asked to call 101.

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