Headline

2:23pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

Terry Norman (secretary), Ammanford Archaeology and History Society's Terry Norman traces the history of education in the Amman Valley in a three-part series. Here he looks at schooling in its earliest days.

Pause for thought with Rev Lynn Evans

7:00am Wednesday 28th January 2009

Watching tennis ace Andy Murray at work prompts these thoughts and observations this week. It’s an interesting game. Would you agree that it’s a lot like life?

Murder accused 'made of ice', court told

2:01pm Monday 14th July 2008

The teenager accused of the brutal murder of Ammanford hairdresser Kelly Hyde is "made of ice", Swansea Crown Court has been told today.

I lied to police, murder accused tells court

9:14am Friday 11th July 2008

The youth accused of murdering Ammanford hairdresser Kelly Hyde has admitted he "persistently" lied to police when they questioned him about her death.

Murder accused takes to the witness box

1:58pm Thursday 10th July 2008

The teenager accused of battering to death Ammanford hairdresser Kelly Hyde took to the witness box today as his defence team opened their case.

Kelly: Police tactic criticised

8:56am Thursday 10th July 2008

Dyfed Powys Police have been accused of attempting to 'browbeat' a confession from the teenager charged with the brutal murder of hairdresser Kelly Hyde.

Accused’s blood claim

2:14pm Wednesday 9th July 2008

The teenager accused of murdering Kelly Hyde claimed he must have walked through a pool of her blood as he made his way home after walking his dog on the morning of the 24-year-old's death.

I panicked, youth admits to police

2:12pm Wednesday 9th July 2008

The youth accused of murdering Kelly Hyde told police he did not admit taking her dog lead from the bridlepath where she was killed because he panicked.

'I never saw Kelly', murder accused told police

2:25pm Monday 7th July 2008

The teenager accused of the brutal murder of Kelly Hyde denied any part in the hairdresser's death throughout eight police interviews, Swansea Crown Court has been hearing this afternoon.

Murder path was 'weird', accused told police

4:26pm Friday 4th July 2008

The Ammanford teenager accused of murdering Kelly Hyde told police that he did not like walking along the bridlepath where the 24-year-old hairdresser was brutally attacked because it is "weird".

"Billion to one" chance of blood not being Kelly's

South Wales Guardian:

4:55pm Wednesday 2nd July 2008

THIS is the 2.5 kilogram dumbell that the prosecution claim was used by a teenager to murder barmaid Kelly Hyde.

Victim’s friend tells jury of stalker

4:53pm Wednesday 2nd July 2008

A close friend of murder victim Kelly Hyde has revealed she once had a stalker'.

Dog led officer to scene of killing

4:53pm Wednesday 2nd July 2008

A POLICE dog handler has told a jury yesterday how his Belgium Shepherd Jack led him to the body of murder victim Kelly Hyde.

'Kelly took two hours to die'

9:21am Wednesday 2nd July 2008

Ammanford hairdresser Kelly Hyde may have lived for as long as two hours after the fatal attack she suffered first began, a jury has been told.

Kelly accused 'asked if killer would get caught'

3:46pm Friday 27th June 2008

A former boyfriend of the mother of an Ammanford teenager accused of the murder of Kelly Hyde says the defendant asked him if thought the police would catch her killer, a jury heard today.

Murder trial hears from last person to see Kelly alive

2:03pm Thursday 26th June 2008

The Kelly Hyde murder trial has heard today from the last person to see her alive.

'Killed in an explosion of violence'

10:10am Wednesday 25th June 2008

HAIRDRESSER Kelly Hyde was beaten to death in an unprovoked "explosion of violence" as she walked her dog near Pantyffynnon last September, a crown court jury was told yesterday (Tuesday).

Kelly 'subjected to brutal attack'

1:58pm Tuesday 24th June 2008

AMMANFORD hairdresser Kelly Hyde was attacked in "the most dreadful and brutal fashion" as she walked her pet dog in woods near Pantyfynnon, a crown court jury heard today.

Murder trial jury told to 'ignore all speculation'

3:15pm Monday 23rd June 2008

A jury of seven men and five women were this afternoon (Monday) sworn in at the trial of a teenager accused of murdering Ammanford hairdresser Kelly Hyde.

Kelly murder trial jury to be sworn in this afternoon

1:37pm Monday 23rd June 2008

The trial of the teenager accused of murdering Ammanford hairdresser Kelly Hyde began in Swansea Crown Court at noon today.

Kelly murder trial to last five weeks

9:50am Wednesday 18th June 2008

THE Kelly Hyde murder trial due to start at Swansea Crown Court on Monday is expected to last five weeks, the Guardian has been told.

Past Times

South Wales Guardian: Picture supplied by Mr Morris' niece, Ann Morris-Jones.

9:20am Thursday 31st August 2006

THIS week's old picture pays tribute to an Ammanford man killed in the Spanish Civil War.

20 years ago

9:20am Thursday 31st August 2006

THESE are the stories that were hitting the headlines in the South Wales Guardian 20 years ago on August 28, 1986.

Guardian Opinion

9:19am Thursday 31st August 2006

I wanted to ring the Education Department the other day. I only wanted to know when the schools go back. But it seems they are not on the phone: not even under their posh new name of lifelong learning.

Pause for Thought with the Rev Lynn Evans

9:17am Thursday 31st August 2006

THIS week I want to concentrate on these words from John's gospel, chapter 15 and verse 22: "If I had not come..."

Police Surgeries

9:16am Thursday 31st August 2006

There are five police surgeries in the Amman Valley area.

Past Times

South Wales Guardian: Betws C P School Choir

9:56am Thursday 24th August 2006

This week's old pic shows Betws C P School's choir, which won first prize at the Urdd Eisteddfod at Hendy in 1949. The photograph was supplied by Arwel Fowler.

20 Years Ago

9:55am Thursday 24th August 2006

THESE are the stories hitting the headlines in your South Wales Guardian on August 21, 1986.

Guardian Opinion

9:53am Thursday 24th August 2006

Is it such a good thing to be able to fill in a form stating that you are Welsh?

Pause for thought with the Rev Lynn Evans

9:51am Thursday 24th August 2006

AN apt title for our thoughts this week is Life-giving water.

Police Surgeries

9:50am Thursday 24th August 2006

There are five police surgeries in the Amman Valley area.

Past Times

South Wales Guardian: The picture was taken in the 1950s and was supplied by Mr J Milner.

1:26pm Friday 18th August 2006

TEAM OF THE YEAR: Pictured here are players from Brynaman RFC at their old rugby field.

20 Years Ago

1:25pm Friday 18th August 2006

THESE are the stories that were hitting the headlines in the South Wales Guardian 20 years ago: County chiefs have come under fire over troublesome traffic lights in Ammanford town centre.

Guardian Opinion

1:24pm Friday 18th August 2006

Shh! Don't mention the War to the Germans. Or, it seems, mention the Llangadog shootings to the NHS.

Pause for Thought with the Rev Lynn Evans

1:22pm Friday 18th August 2006

LOVE the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength" (Mark: 29/30).

Police Surgeries

1:20pm Friday 18th August 2006

There are five police surgeries in the Amman Valley area.

Guardian Opinion

3:29pm Thursday 10th August 2006

I have discovered why modern government is so awful. It's back to front and inside out.

Pause for Thought with the Rev Lynn Evans

3:26pm Thursday 10th August 2006

Evil spirits/demons came out of many of these people, shouting: You are the Son of God" (Luke 4:41).

20 years ago

3:25pm Thursday 10th August 2006

THESE are the headlines making the paper the week beginning August 7,1986.

Past Times

South Wales Guardian: THIS week's old pic was taken inside the now-defunct Lamb and Flag pub in Garnant run by Trevor and Maggie. It was taken in 1957 and was handed in by Keith "Jockey" Williams, who is pictured on the far right.

3:24pm Thursday 10th August 2006

Police Surgeries

3:23pm Thursday 10th August 2006

There are five police surgeries in the Amman Valley area.

Pause for thought with the Rev Lynn Evans

6:39pm Wednesday 19th July 2006

The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon... and he brought him to Jesus" (John 1: 41-42).

Guardian Opinion

6:19pm Wednesday 19th July 2006

Can I identify the evil old-age pensioner in Kent who has been squatting in a hospital bed for more than a year.?

20 years ago

6:15pm Wednesday 19th July 2006

THESE are the stories that were hitting the headlines in the South Wales Guardian 20 years ago.

Past Times

South Wales Guardian: Those were the days.

4:55pm Wednesday 19th July 2006

This week's old pic shows the pupils of Llansawel School in 1952.

Police Surgeries

4:44pm Wednesday 19th July 2006

There are five police surgeries in the Amman Valley area.



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