A 6000 name petition has been handed to Newport City Council to try to stop cuts to services for those living with disabilities. Proposals include closing a residential respite home for people with learning difficulties.
The council says that no decision has yet been made but the consultation process closed today. Our Correspondent Richard Morgan has more.
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Organisers say there will be increased security at the Urdd National Eisteddfod, which began in Bridgend today.
Any remaining heavy or thundery showers will clear eastwards this evening.
Over 70 firefighters are currently tackling the fire, which is now confirmed to be at a scrap yard.