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Family of missing Newbridge man make fresh appeal

Kyle Vaughan was known to his friends as 'Jabbers' Credit: Family/Gwent Police

The family of a missing man from Newbridge have made a fresh appeal for information, two years after he disappeared.

Kyle Vaughan, who was 24, was last seen at his home on December 30th 2012.

His damaged silver Peugeot 306 was found abandoned on the A467 between Risca and Crosskeys later that night, after a suspected collision.

A major murder investigation was launched within a week of his disappearance, and two men remain on police bail.

On the two year anniversary of his disappearance, his family say the best Christmas present they could receive would be to find out what happened to him.

Read more: One year anniversary of Kyle Vaughan's disappearance.


Unemployment rises in Wales

Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

In the three months to October unemployment in Wales rose by 8,000 to 105,000 people without jobs. That's a rate of 7.1 percent.

Unemployment in Wales is lower than at the same time last year, while youth unemployment is still falling faster in Wales than in the UK.

Employment in Wales remains well above its historic average and claimant count is at its lowest rate since 2008.

When these figures are considered alongside other key economic indicators, such as the largest increase in GVA per head in the UK and record inward investment, it is clear that our policies are making a difference, supporting jobs and growth right across Wales.

– Welsh Government Spokesperson


Welsh Government aims to 'reduce the burden' of cancer on people's lives

The Welsh Government say it's committed to helping people affected by cancer by offering patients the opportunity to access financial advice.

It comes after the charity, Macmillan Cancer Support, found one in four cancer patients in Wales are being hit with the cost of cancer.

A cancer diagnosis can have a financial impact on patients and their families, which is why we are trying to reduce the burden of the disease on people's lives - patients benefit from free prescriptions and free hospital car parking in Wales.

Our Cancer Delivery Plan makes clear our commitment to people affected by cancer being offered the opportunity to access financial advice. Every cancer patient should have access to a key worker. The guidance for this role clearly sets out their function in supporting people to access advice and services to meet the clinical and non clinical needs of individuals.

– Welsh Government spokesperson
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