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Heads of the Valleys Road set to close the first weekend of June

South Wales Argus:

A full road closure of the stretch of the A465 is needed to allow for the diversion of a major gas main and other early construction related activities that require the full length of the road to manage the work effectively and safely.


Gwent family receive payout after holiday is ruined by food poisioning

South Wales Argus:

The large extended Thomas family were hoping for a relaxing two-week break at the Luabay Costa Los Gigantes resort in January 2010, which is now known as the Be Live Family Costa Los Gigantes resort, but were struck down with symptoms of gastric illness just days into their holiday.


Blaenau Gwent MP pledges to fight for constituency

South Wales Argus:

Blaenau Gwent's MP Nick Smith has pledged to "fight for a better future" for his constituency in a House of Commons debate on the Queen's Speech.

Mr Smith also spoke about the need for jobs in Blaenau Gwent and said the finance in tourism and engineering that the Circuit of Wales racetrack could provide would be "game changing" in the south Wales valleys.


Here's the back page of tomorrow's paper too

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Here's a sneak peek of tomorrow's front page of the paper

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More scrutiny needed on Newport council decisions, claims audit report

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The report found that some key council decisions have been considered outside of cabinet meetings and not always subject to the formal decision making process or appearing on public record.


Our Editor is looking forward to this weekend's fun too!


The Big Splash is taking place tonight and this weekend!


Wounded Monmouthshire solider takes on Help for Heroes 100-mile ride

South Wales Argus:

Lee Matthews, 26, of Magor, now a veteran, will be taking part in Hero Ride 2015, Help for Heroes’ flagship national challenge in June this year.

Setting off from Help for Heroes Recovery Centre, Tedworth House, in Wiltshire, he will complete the 100-mile journey to Windsor in a day.


Here's the weekend weather forecast for Abergavenny

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Here's the weekend weather forcast for Newport

Sadly it's not looking great...

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Here's the weather forecast for Abergavenny tonight

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Here's the weather forecast for Newport tonight.

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Police appeal for missing Cwmbran woman

South Wales Argus:

Hayley was last seen at Cwmbran Train Station on Wednesday, May 27, at some time after 7pm. She was possibly heading towards Bristol.


Police following several leads in search for missing Gwent pensioner on Isle of Wight

South Wales Argus:

Michael Davies, 71, of Blaina was on holiday with his wife on the island when he went missing shortly before midnight on Tuesday.


FIFA Latest:

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as Fifa president for a fifth term, chosen to lead world football despite separate US and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption.

The 209 Fifa member federations gave the 79-year-old another four-year term after Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan conceded defeat after losing 133-73 in the first round.

Prince Ali's promise of a clean break from Fifa's tarnished recent history was rejected despite the worst scandal in the organisation's 111-year history.

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