Category Archives: Mid Wales

Library accepts ‘Nazi’ gift

THE National Library of Wales is under fire after accepting an art donation looted from Second World War France by the Nazis. The painting of the Fallen Madonna with the Big Boobies by Von Klomp was donated to the institution by Louis … Continue reading

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Emergency service for Facebooker

A DUMBFOUNDED Facebook user from Mid Wales called 999 after experiencing problems with the social networking site’s new look. Brecon shop owner Peter Casaru called emergency services when he was unable to navigate his way around the controversial new layout … Continue reading

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Big Bad Wolf costs OAP £11k

A PENSIONER is threatening legal action against an insurance company who won’t pay out on a Big Bad Wolf policy.

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Jazz fans are turning black, says historian

HISTORIAN David Starkey has called for the Brecon Jazz Festival to be scrapped – amid fears the annual celebration of black American culture could bring London style riots to the sleepy market town.

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Lights out for Jazz fans

BRECON Jazz organisers plan to dupe visitors to this year’s festival with an extra special ‘performance’ by a Scandinavian jazz ensemble. Quirky Danish trio Phronesis are being billed as one of this year’s ‘must-see’ acts for their much-anticipated Pitch Black … Continue reading

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Climate change: You’re havin’ a laugh

HEARD the one about the laughing gas fired power station? No, thought not. You will however if Mid Wales joker George Marshall gets his way. He’s launching himself as an ‘eco-median’.

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Ex MP: I was abducted by aliens

A FORMER Mid Wales MP says he is relieved the press and public finally believe he was abducted by aliens. Ex Montgomeryshire MP and celebrity Z-lister Lembit Opik claimed back in 2007 that aliens had contacted him and taken him … Continue reading

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A Welsh News Not Guide to the Royal Welsh Show

THE prestigious annual Royal Welsh Show is upon us once again – a week when the whole of Wales pretends it gives a shit about farming.

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Better late than never

A PENSIONER has organised a peaceful protest against the ‘militarisation’ of a Mid Wales mountain range – more than 70 years after the Army took over the land. Harley Simpson feels it’s still not too late to let his feelings … Continue reading

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Town should bid for village status

A RURAL Welsh town has dropped its ambitions of becoming a city after realising it isn’t much bigger than a village. Machynlleth, which is actually in Montgomeryshire even though everyone thinks its somewhere far more Welsh, had made two previous … Continue reading

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