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Rare orchid comes into bloom at Treborth botanic gardens

We cover them every now and again. Stories about how our strange weather has had an impact on nature. Yesterday I was filming a rare orchid at the Bangor botanic gardens which would normally only ever bloom during the Summer, it’s now in flower. The theory is that the orchid is very receptive to light … Continue reading

Fireworks and fall – a selection of your pictures from around Wales

It’s time for another look at the photos you’ve sent us. There’ve been some great photos posted to our Flickr page recently. Here are some of our favourites. To share your images, upload them to Flickr and post them in the ITV Wales Your Pictures group. If you want them to appear in our fortnightly favourites, make sure you … Continue reading

Photo fortnight – your photos on display

Photo fortnight returns. We’ve chosen a selection of our favourite photos from our Flickr page. To share your images, upload them to Flickr and post them in the ITV Wales Your Pictures group. If you want them to appear in our fortnightly favourites, make sure you enable downloading of your photos.

Welsh Tornado

The only tornado I have ever seen was the one in the Wizard of Oz that transported Dorothy and her little dog Toto sky high to adventures new. So I was very interested to have the chance of interviewing some fishermen who had been caught up in a tornado right here in Wales just off … Continue reading

School closures in Wales – Friday 7 January 2011

Here are today’s school closures in Wales as of 9.30 AM  on Friday 7 January 2011. For the latest weather update go to our website Council List of school closures Anglesey: Blaenau Gwent: Abertillery Comprehensive School, Abertillery Brynmawr Foundation School, Brynmawr Glyncoed Comprehensive School, Ebbw Vale Nantyglo Comprehensive School, Nantyglo St Mary’s Ciw Primary (school … Continue reading

School closures in Wales – Wednesday 22 December

Here are today’s school closures in Wales as of 09:30AM on Wednesday 22 December 2010. For the latest weather update go to our website Please note  a number of schools have now broken up for the Christmas Holiday. Council List of school closures Anglesey: Moelfre Community School Blaenau Gwent: Bridgend: Caerphilly: Many schools now closed … Continue reading

School closures in Wales – Tuesday 21 December

Here are today’s school closures in Wales as of 08:30AM on Tuesday 21 December 2010. For the latest weather update go to our website Please note  a number of schools have now broken up for the Christmas Holiday. Council List of school closures Anglesey: Moelfre Community School Blaenau Gwent: Bridgend: Cornelly Children’s Centre Caerphilly: Many … Continue reading

Your snow pictures – Friday 17 December

Here’s a selections of your snow pictures from across Wales. To have your snow pictures featured on air, or online, email them to us news@itvwales.com and include your name and where the picture was taken.

Snow leads to major disruption across most of Wales

Heavy snowfall overnight and this morning has caused roads and services to grind to a halt across most of Wales. Hundreds of schools have been closed and roads made impassable as councils attempt to clear main highways. Councils like Caerphilly have been particularly badly hit with all schools and the majority of services closed. People … Continue reading

School closures in Wales – Friday 17 December

Here are today’s school closures in Wales as of 12:00noon on Friday 17 December 2010. For the latest weather update go to our website Council List of school closures Anglesey: Ysgol LlansadwrnYsgol Rhosneigr Ysgol Cemaes, Cemaes, St Mary’s School, Holyhead Ysgol y Talwrn Ysgol Ffrwd Win, Llanfaethlu Ysgol Henblas, Llangristiolus Ysgol Cylch y Garn Llanrhuddlad … Continue reading

School closures in Wales – Wednesday 8 December

Here are today’s school closures in Wales as of 10:00am on Wednesday 08 December 2010. For the latest weather update go to our website Council List of school closures Anglesey: Blaenau Gwent: Bridgend: Pandy Infants Caerphilly: Cardiff: Herbert Thompson Primary School in Ely PARTIALLY CLOSED – Tiny Thompson Nursery, the school nursery, Reception class and … Continue reading

School closures in Wales – Tuesday 7 December

Here are today’s school closures in Wales as of 09:30am on Tuesday 07 December 2010. For the latest weather update go to our website Council List of school closures Anglesey: Blaenau Gwent: Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Helyg Bridgend: Caerphilly: Hengoed Primary Cardiff: Herbert Thompson Primary School in Ely PARTIALLY CLOSED – Tiny Thompson Nursery, the school … Continue reading

School closures in Wales – Monday 6 December

Here are today’s school closures in Wales as of 09:30am on Monday 06  December 2010. For the latest weather update go to our website Council List of school closures Anglesey: Blaenau Gwent: Bridgend: Caerphilly: Heolddu Comprehensive  Park Primary School, Bargoed Rhymney Comprehensive Cardiff: Herbert Thompson Primary School in Ely PARTIALLY CLOSED – Tiny Thompson Nursery, … Continue reading

School closures in Wales – Friday 3 December

Here are today’s school closures in Wales as of 09:30am on Friday 03 December 2010. For the latest weather update go to our website Council List of school closures Anglesey: Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni  Ysgol Penysarn Ysgol Talwrn Ysgol Gynradd Amlwch Ysgol Gynradd Carreglefn Ysgol Syr Thomas Jones, Amlwch St Mary’s Primary School, Holyhead Moelfre Community … Continue reading

School closures in Wales – Thursday 2 December 2010

Here are today’s school closures in Wales as of 10:00am on Thursday 02 December 2010. For the latest weather update go to our website Council List of school closures Anglesey: Blaenau Gwent: Roseheyworth Millennium Primary School Bridgend: Caerphilly: Cardiff: Herbert Thompson Primary School in Ely (Tiny Thompson Nursery, the school nursery, Reception class and Year … Continue reading

School closures in Wales – Wednesday 1 December 2010

Here are today’s school closures in Wales as of 9.30am on Wednesday 1 December 2010. For the latest weather update go to our website Council List of school closures Anglesey: Blaenau Gwent: Bridgend: Caerphilly: Cardiff: Camarthenshire: Cross Hands CP School – school closed for Nursery/Reception pupils, open as usual for all other pupils Gwynfryn CP … Continue reading

School closures in Wales – Tuesday 30 November 2010

School closures in Wales as of 10.30am on Tuesday 30 November 2010 More at ITV.com/Wales Council List of school closures Anglesey:   Blaenau Gwent: Abertillery Comprehensive School – both Abertillery and Nantyglo sites Abertillery Primary School Blaentillery Primary School, Cwmtillery Bryngwyn Primary, Six Bells Ysgol Gymraeg Brynmawr – now known as Ysgol Gymraeg Brohillig   … Continue reading

Snow pictures

Here are a selection of photos sent in from people across Wales showing how the snow has taken hold of the country. Get more photos and news on the snow at ITV.com/Wales

Caution urged as UK hit by earliest snowfall for 17 years

The Met Office is warning the UK faces a 10-day cold snap, with the earliest widespread snowfall for 17 years. Drivers are being urged to be cautious on icy roads as the UK braces itself for another cold Winter. Snowfall last night and this morning has affected parts of north and west Wales with a … Continue reading

The October 1913 tornado still the worst to hit the UK 97 years on

    Ninety-seven years ago today was the most devastating tornado to hit Wales Three people were killed, houses and a chapel were wrecked and over 100 people injured when a force 6 Tornado struck Edwardsville, near Merthyr Tydfil, on 27 October 1913. “Men were lifted from their feet and dashed to the ground” according … Continue reading

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