WHEN Ed Beverley-Jones set off on an epic 4,000 mile cycle ride to Africa and back, he hoped to show how it is possible to live off very little. Setting off on a donated bike from Sugar Loaf mountain near Abergavenny, the environmentalist departed Wales from Chepstow on October 1 on the ride in aid of St David’s Hospice. Since then he has been sleeping under the stars in a tent, often surviving with little food and relying on the kindness of those he encounters.
A RECYCLING centre is due to be closed because of 'unavoidable' repair work. Viridor Recycling in Mitchel Troy, near Monmouth, is due to be closed on Wednesday and Thursday this week. A spokesman for Monmouthshire County Council said: "This is due to unavoidable, essential repair work urgently needed to the waste compactor at the recycling centre." The site is expected to be open as normal on Friday.
A MUM who had a panic attack after becoming trapped in the crowds at Cwmbran’s Christmas light switch on is looking for samaritans who came to her aid. Adelle Bryon, of Fairwater, said she was trying to make her way through Cwmbran Centre with her 10-week year old daughter Iris when people around her refused to move.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".