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Snowstorms blow in on Arctic blast

South Wales Argus: A snow plough on the A686 near Harside on the Cumbria border

Parts of Britain were hit by snowstorms overnight as an Arctic blast sent temperatures plunging.


Heavy traffic is reported in Rogerstone on the A467 southbound and it's slow on the M4 this morning. 


An update on the crash in Abertillery causing delays this morning can be found here


Firefighters from Risca tackled a grass fire in Ochrwyth yesterday evening.


There has been a crash on Gladstone Street in Abertillery this morning. We're getting more details, but it is causing problems for buses:


Nurses 'missing out on training'

South Wales Argus: Nurses are missing out on vital training due to staff shortages, a report has warned

Nurses are missing out on essential training and career development due to staff shortages and a lack of funds, a report has warned.


Warning over nitrous oxide use rise

South Wales Argus: Use of the gas, also known as "hippie crack", has surged in recent years

More young people are likely to die after inhaling nitrous oxide - more commonly known as laughing gas - following an "explosion" in its recreational use, researchers have warned.


'Blind eye' over obese children 

South Wales Argus: Child obesity is being overlooked in hospitals, a study found

Clinicians are turning a "blind eye" to child patients who are overweight or obese, researchers have claimed.


Gwent is seeing another chilly start this morning. While temperatures will climb to around 12C during the day, it will feel unseasonably cold.

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School remembers murdered teacher

South Wales Argus: Ann Maguire, who was about to retire when she was stabbed

A school where a much-loved teacher was murdered by one of her students says it is marking the first anniversary in a "private and dignified way".


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