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Small protest outside new UKIP Penarth shop

Residents in Penarth have gathered outside a shop due to be opened by the UK Independence Party.

People are there with banners campaigning against the party's presence in the area.

UKIP's Welsh MEP Nathan Gill was quick to respond to images from the protest.

UKIP are opening the shop in preparation for next year's general election. The seat has been held by the Labour party for decades.

UKIP shop to open in Penarth

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UKIP are to open a campaign shop in Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan today, as they prepare for next year's general election. The party's candidate for the Cardiff South and Penarth seat, John Rees-Evans, will be there.

The seat has been held by the Labour party for decades. In the 2012 by-election, prompted by Alun Michael's resignation in order to stand as Police and Crime Commissioner, Labour won with 47.03%, UKIP came in fifth with 6.07% of the vote.

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Police appeal after man attacked in Penarth

Police in Barry are appealing for witnesses after an unprovoked attack which left a man with injuries to his face and mouth.

The 50-year-old man had been drinking with friends ar the Railway pub on Plymouth Road, Penarth, on Sunday 21st September.

He had gone outside with his wife around 1.45am where he was punched once by an unknown person to the left side of his face and knocked over.

We have yet to identify the attacker but we are sure that some of the people who had been in the pub must have seen something or may know something about this attack

– PC Emma Fitzgerald, South Wales Police

Anyone with information is asked to call South Wales Police on 101 quoting reference number 1400353386.

Penarth Pier named as Wales's favourite place

Penarth Pier has been named as the top special place in Wales by the National Trust.

For the past six weeks people across the country have been nominating their favourite locations across Wales as part of the Trust's Special Places campaign.

Penarth Pier was named as Wales's top 'special place' Credit: ITV News Wales

Cyfarthfa Castle has come second and the Lonely Tree in Powys has made it into third place.

Cyfarthfa Castle is in second place Credit: Visit Wales

Police appeal after cyclist dies in Penarth accident

Police are appealing for witness after a cyclist died following an incident in Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan.

The accident happened at around 5.40pm on Wednesday 16th July . Credit: Google Maps

Police say the rider, Martin Trinder aged 25 from Cardiff, was cycling along St Augustines Crescent, going down a steep hill towards St Augustine Road, when he appears to have lost control and fallen, causing himself serious injuries.

Mr Trinder was taken to University Hospital Wales, and remained there until 22nd July, where he died from his injuries.

South Wales Police is asking for anyone who may have witnessed the accident, or anyone with information connected to the incident, to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 1400256228.

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Appeal for witnesses after Penarth cyclist incident

The incident happened at 11.30pm on Tuesday Credit: ITV News

South Wales Police are appealing for witnesses after an incident which occurred in Penarth at around 11.30pm last night.

A male cyclist was travelling along Lavernock Road, where he was involved in an incident which resulted in him coming off his bike.

He was taken to the University of Hospital for Wales where he is receiving treatment.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or the manner in which he was riding beforehand, to contact them.

Cyclist in "serious condition" after Penarth crash

A cyclist remains in a "serious" condition in hospital following an accident in Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the accident on Wednesday. Credit: Google Maps

The man was thrown from his bike on St Augustines Crescent at its junction with St Augustines Road on Wednesday.

South Wales Police say he has now been identified and his family and next of kin are being informed.

Witnesses are asked to call 101 quoting reference number 1400256228.

Appeal to identify injured cyclist

Police are appealing for information to identify a cyclist injured in an accident in Penarth.

The man, who is believed to be between 25 and 30 was thrown from his bike on St Augustines Crescent at its junction with St Augustines Road at around 5.40pm today.

South Wales Police say he is around six foot tall, of slim build, with short brown curly hair and is unshaven with a short moustache. He has a 'sizeable scab' on his left elbow and wearing a black, red and grey 'Muddy Fox' cycling top with 'MFX' on the bottom, white and navy Nike shorts and black Nike trainers.

The cyclist has a grey and black 'Trax' brand cycling helmet and his bike is a Globe hybrid pedal cycle, which is silver.

Police say he is being treated for his injuries at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South Wales Police on 101 quoting incident number 669.

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