NEWS ROUNDUP: Cardiff man going the distance for charity
Polling Day in Wales brought lengthy queues at polling stations on Thursday with some voters waiting for over an hour to cast their ballot. People in Wales went to the polls to elect a new Welsh Government, as well as regional Police and Crime Commissioners, but many found themselves in lines that snaked down the street from polling stations as the day and night wore on. Higher than usual turnout mixed with social distancing guidelines and good weather were cited as reasons for the extended waits.
A keen cyclist, Elhadi Seklani is cycling 1,000 miles over the course of Ramadan, in an effort to raise £5,000 for Human Appeal’s projects during the Holy Month. As of Friday 30th April he’s just over 436 miles in, and on track to achieve his goal.
And - Welsh great Alun Wyn Jones has been confirmed as captain of the British and Irish Lions. Jones has been the favourite for the role since leading Wales to the Six Nations title in March. He will be going on his fourth Lions tour. C
Watch the channel on TV