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New Archbishop of Wales enthroned

Archbishop of Wales, John Davies Credit: The Church in Wales

The new Archbishop of Wales, John Davies, will be enthroned at Brecon Cathedral this afternoon.

The Bishop of Swansea and Brecon, John Davies, was elected as the thirteenth Archbishop of Wales in September.

During today's service he will be placed in the Archiepiscopal chair and presented to the congregation. The chair, or throne, is a wooden replica of the Chair of St Augustine in Canterbury Cathedral, and was given to the Church in Wales in 1920.

Today's service is expected to last an hour.


Man dies after three vehicle crash on A470

Police are appealing for information after a man died in a crash on the A470.

Police are asking witnesses to call 101 Credit: @BreconRPU

Dyfed Powys Police said the incident, involving two cars and a HGV, happened near Storey Arms at around 5.30pm on Monday evening.

The road was closed for several hours as emergency services dealt with the collision.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and another was taken to hospital with serious injures.

Police are appealing for anyone with any information to come forward.

Road closed after accident on the A470

The A470 is closed in both directions due to an accident.

It happened between the A4215 (Libanus) and A465 Heads Of The Valleys Road (Cefn Coed Roundabout, Merthyr Tydfil).

Credit: Google Maps

Both the fire service and police are at the scene.

Disruption is expected until 9.30pm.

People have been asked to avoid the area.

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