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 Bro Radio Local News

29th March 2020
Rhoose Local Business Owner 3D Printing Face Masks

Dave Williams of Inkdogz, a company specialising in printing and embroidery, has begun manufacturing face masks for the local community using his 3D printer. The businessman has stated that he is doing this for the local community of Rhoose and has set up a GoFundMe page to help fund the project. In a statement on […]

28th March 2020
Royal Mint To Start Making Medical Visors

The Royal Mint have begun manufacturing medical visors to assist the NHS response to the Coronavirus pandemic. In a statement thanking the Mint for their contribution to the efforts, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board explained: "The team found a rudimentary design for a medical visor online, and began developing high specification prototypes – turning […]

27th March 2020
Health Board secure Principality Stadium as Field Hospital in plans for tackling Covid-19

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has this evening announced they have secured the Principality Stadium, for use as a field hospital in plans for tackling Covid-19. The Principality Stadium will be turned into a 2,000-bed hospital to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic. The Welsh Rugby Union had made the stadium available for use […]

27th March 2020
Gavin & Stacey Star Records Morale Boosting Virus Message For Barry

One of the stars of BBC'S Gavin & Stacey has recorded a message for the Barrybados shop, directed to the people of Barry. Rob Wilfort, who depicts Jason in the smash hit Barry based sitcom, advises the people of Barry to keep morale high during this difficult time and shares love from the whole cast […]

27th March 2020
Help for Heroes flags on-going support

As the country comes to terms with the implications of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new measures to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic, Armed Forces charity Help for Heroes has reassured wounded, injured and sick military personnel and Veterans, that it's adapting its support and service delivery for those who need it. In Wales and Hereford, the […]

27th March 2020
New legislation to slow the spread of Coronavirus

South Wales Police has been given new powers to enforce Government restrictions on travel and public gatherings. But the force’s main message to the public remains that they must comply with the restrictions announced by the Prime Minister based on the severity of the Coronavirus outbreak. To ensure people stay at home and avoid non-essential […]

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30th March 2020
Coronavirus: Another 207 people die after testing positive in the UK

Another 207 people have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus, taking the total to 1,235.

30th March 2020
Coronavirus: Hospital staff 'hiding' protective equipment due to NHS shortages, say medics

Hospital staff are hiding personal protective equipment (PPE) during the coronavirus outbreak due to shortages on the NHS frontline, medics have claimed.

30th March 2020
Coronavirus: Grammy-winning country music star Joe Diffie dies after contracting COVID-19

Grammy-winning country music star Joe Diffie has died two days after revealing he had contracted coronavirus.

30th March 2020
Coronavirus: Belarus president refuses to cancel anything - and says vodka and saunas will ward off COVID-19

Few measures have been enforced to curb coronavirus in Belarus - instead, people are being urged to drink vodka and go to saunas.

30th March 2020
Coronavirus: Police break up 'massive' karaoke party during UK lockdown

The British public have been under an unprecedented lockdown for nearly a week, with people told to stay inside and avoid gatherings to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

30th March 2020
Coronavirus: Cabin crew will join doctors and nurses in staffing new Nightingale hospitals

The NHS has enlisted easyJet and Virgin Atlantic to help staff the new Nightingale hospitals being built to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

 Bro Radio Sport

27th March 2020
Health Board secure Principality Stadium as Field Hospital in plans for tackling Covid-19

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has this evening announced they have secured the Principality Stadium, for use as a field hospital in plans for tackling Covid-19. The Principality Stadium will be turned into a 2,000-bed hospital to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic. The Welsh Rugby Union had made the stadium available for use […]

23rd March 2020
Cymru football players detail wellbeing advice as FAW partner with Mental Health Charity Hafal

Cymru players have today joined Welsh mental health charity Hafal to make people aware of some simple steps to maintain wellbeing through the coming months. The COVID-19 outbreak is having a large impact on our daily lives, with many people required to self-isolate and everyone being asked to adhere to social distancing measures. The FAW […]

19th March 2020
Cardiff City Legend, Peter Whittingham Has Died

Former Cardiff City player, Peter Whittingham has passed away aged 35. The midfielder spent more than a decade playing for the Bluebirds, with 413 appearances and 85 goals to his name. Tributes poured out on twitter with former teammate and fellow Cardiff legend posting: "Absolutely devastated to hear about my old teammate Whitts. What a […]

18th March 2020
Barry Town Utd Offer Help To Those In Need

In a post on their Twitter account, Barry Town United have offered their assistance to those in need during these uncertain times. The tweet from the JD Cymru Premier League team said: " For all our older & at risk supporters we are here for you. The club continued: "If you need us to collect […]

17th March 2020
Euros Postponed Until 2021

The European Football International Tournament has been postponed until 2021 as a result of the Coronavirus. It has been revealed by the Norwegian Football Association that the tournament due to start on the 12th June this year, will instead be played from the 11th June 2021. Wales were one of the countries scheduled to take […]

16th March 2020
Barry club bowled over by cash boost

A Barry sports and social club has scored a strike, receiving £1,000 from a regional housebuilder to upgrade its skittle alley. Barry Island Sports and Social Club has received the donation through Persimmon Homes’ Community Champions scheme. Each month the housebuilder donates up to £1,000 to two groups or individuals in the local area. The […]

 Bro Radio Entertainment

30th March 2020
Coronavirus: Madonna pays tribute to co-star Mark Blum after COVID-19 death

Madonna has paid tribute to her Desperately Seeking Susan co-star Mark Blum who has died after contracting coronavirus.

30th March 2020
Coronavirus: Grammy-winning country music star Joe Diffie dies after contracting COVID-19

Grammy-winning country music star Joe Diffie has died two days after revealing he had contracted coronavirus.

30th March 2020
Coronavirus: Stars of Contagion movie dish out COVID-19 advice

Stars of the movie Contagion have issued a series of public service announcements urging people to wash their hands and practice social distancing.

30th March 2020
Killing Eve series three to be released early due to coronavirus

Killing Eve has delighted fans by announcing the third season will be released two weeks early.

30th March 2020
Coronavirus: Bedtime stories with celebrities to comfort children stuck at home

As schools and nurseries around the world shut down due to coronavirus, two Hollywood actresses are doing their bit to help children in need.

30th March 2020
Bob Dylan releases Murder Most Foul - his first new music in eight years

Bob Dylan has released a new song - Murder Most Foul - about the assassination of John F Kennedy.


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