Rosie French tells our Business Correspondent Carole Green that she could only find temporary work waitressing until she joined the Jobs Growth Wales pilot scheme at a call centre in Carmarthen.
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The decision comes after a campaign led by Plaid Cymru and Rhondda Cynon Taf councillor Elyn Stephens to eradicate period poverty.
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Chad and Brad Daniels hit the salesman with a metal cosh and then knifed him in the stomach.