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Python date for production editor Jayne

A giant snake is the latest fund-raiser to join the appeal to raise cash for the victims and families of those injured in the Port Talbot steelworks blast. The 14ft python will be keeping Neath & Port Talbot Courier production

News editor is 'stalked'

A news editor has spoken about how he received bizarre letters at work during a five-month period. The letters were sent to Paul Turner of the South Wales Evening Post, and their author has now been sentenced to five months

Tackling a weighty issue

The South Wales Evening Post is focusing on the health of children with a series of news stories and features. The paper is examining major issues concerning children’s health, such as dental care, eating habits and exercise. It is seeking

Writer suffers iron bar attack

A community correspondent from the South Wales Evening Post was attacked by a gang with an iron bar – the day after recording a Kilroy TV programme about teenage crime in Swansea. It was pure coincidence as the programme had

Help me break the habit of a lifetime

Page 1 of 2 Brian Walters, political editor of the South Wales Evening Post, has been smoking for more than 44 years. Now he has decided to quit the habit – and is hoping readers will be able to help

£20,000 raised in two weeks

Readers of the South Wales Evening Post and Port Talbot Courier have helped raise £20,000 for the papers Steel Blast Appeal in just two weeks. The appeal was launched following an explosion at Port Talbot’s steel plant, which left three

Post -v- council row heats up

Having just read Post v Council hots up – a pretty one-sided account if I ever read one, I thought I’d attach my statement – perhaps you’d like to tell me which part you think is “rambling”.

Papers open steel cash fund

Two papers in South Wales are teaming up to raise cash to help the families of victims of the explosion at Port Talbot’s steel plant. The South Wales Evening Post, and its sister paper The Courier, have set up the

Readers raise £550,000

A new cancer unit paid for entirely by readers of the South Wales Evening Post has opened its doors to patients. The newly-completed £550,000 Cancer Institute was paid for by the paper’s successful Cancer Appeal and the Cancer Fund which

Evening Post gives its side of the story

The South Wales Evening Post has hit back at Swansea council leader Lawrence Bailey over his claims that the newspaper has been publishing “bizarre” stories about the authority. In a statement published in the Evening Post, Councillor Bailey claimed the

Death of Jim Smith

Former Western Mail journalist Jim Smith has died, aged 62. He had worked for The Western Mail for more than 20 years, most of that time covering his home county of Pembrokeshire. He started his career at the Western Telegraph

News in brief

A new £550,000 cancer research institute has opened, funded by donations from readers of the South Wales Evening Post.The centre, in the grounds of Swansea’s Singleton Hospital, is hoped to be one of the best in the country for cancer

Readers support gave orphan a better start in life

A Romanian orphan who escaped poverty thanks to readers of the South Wales Evening Post is celebrating her tenth birthday. Nicholetta Codreanu’s plight was first featured in the Evening Post in December 1993. A front-page article showed the appalling conditions

Former Evening Post chief photographer dies

Former South Wales Evening Post chief photographer Len Pitson has died aged 68, after a three-and-a-half year battle with stomach cancer. Mr Pitson worked at the Evening Post for 45 years, starting as a trainee photographer in 1948 and retiring

News in brief

An elderly war veteran, whose electric wheelchair was wrecked by vandals, has been overwhelmed by the generosity of readers of the Croydon Guardian.The newspaper told how the incident had left Fred Taylor a prisoner in his own home, prompting dozens

News in brief

The blanket-knitting record is set to be broken for the Idle Tide feast celebrated near Bradford – and the Telegraph and Argus is set to feature heavily in the celebrations.The blanket being created is emblazoned with the letters T&A as