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Motorists warned of imminent car cruise

A car cruise is to take place at Spytty Retail Park, Newport Credit: Google Street View

Gwent Police are reminding motorists that driving in an anti-social manner is a crime after reports of car cruises in Caerphilly and Newport to take place.

The car cruises are to take place in the Wickes area of Gallagher Retail Park in Caerphilly and Spytty Retail Park in Newport.

Police say anti-social driving can can adversely affect local residents and visitors to the area. It can range from careless driving to deliberate activity, including: speeding, thoughtless driving, loud stereos, noisy exhausts, handbrake turns or ‘donuts’, continuous lapping of an area, racing, wheel spinning, drink/drug driving, tailgating, use of a mobile phone whilst driving and driving a vehicle in an unsafe condition.

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Ched Evans' rape conviction appeal granted

Ched Evans pictured with his girlfriend Natasha Massey outside the Court of Appeal this morning. Credit: ITV News

Ex footballer Ched Evans has had his appeal against a rape conviction granted.

He will face a retrial with the date yet to be fixed.

Evans, 27, was originally convicted in April 2012.

He was found guilty of raping a woman at a hotel in Rhyl, North Wales.

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