NEWPORT Gwent Dragons will head for Belfast on the back of a pre-season defeat to Exeter but will take more encouragement from their clash with last year's Aviva Premiership runners-up than the scoreline suggests.
A DRUG dealer has been jailed for 10 years after causing the death of a Newbridge man by dangerous driving.
DID you know that nestled at the foot of the Newport Transporter Bridge lies a haven for lost, stray and abandoned dogs?
How t he events unfolded in Newport Gwent Dragons loss to Exeter at Rodney Parade
FRIENDS of a man who died in a car accident on the A467 in Rogerstone are holding an event tonight to raise money for his son’s trust fund.
PHONEBOXES in Newport could be removed as part of a UK wide review by telecommunications company BT.
PEOPLE in Monmouthshire may be facing £100 fines for putting rubbish bins out on the wrong day.
NEWPORT County AFC trained at Sheffield United’s base as they made the long trek north to take on Hartlepool United but they’ve been on the road all week.
Insurance giant Admiral is looking to fill 60 vacancies at it's base in Newport city centre.
THE Black Rock Lave Net fishermen will hold their end of season open day this weekend, giving people a chance to learn about the traditional craft.
FIVE new stores at set to take up residence in Newport’s Kingsway, the centre’s owners can reveal.
TACKLING poverty in Wales will be top priority for a Welsh Assembly committee over the next five years, its chairman and Newport AM has said.
A leading Gwent law firm has announced its backing for Newport’s sixth annual food festival.
FOLLOWING the success of rugby sevens at the Rio Olympics, the Welsh Rugby Union will hold a talent identification day at the Vale Resort's National Centre of Excellence next month.
DEFENDING women's Foster's National 7s champions Scarlets have included Olympic Games sevens star Jasmine Joyce in their squad for Sunday’s tournament at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park.
A new study has found that the daily commute could be bad for people's health and wellbeing.
THE M4 eastbound is closed between junction 28 and 27 at Newport due to a car fire.
A DISPERSAL order will be in place this weekend in Eugene Cross Park, Ebbw Vale, to tackle anti-social behaviour.
THERE is loads to do in Gwent this bank holiday weekend. Let's all just keep our fingers crossed for good weather.
CHILDREN starting in Year 7 at the newly named John Frost school will be unable to start a day early as planned, because of building works.
EXETER’S former Dragon Phil Dollman has declared a trip to Rodney Parade as the perfect preparation for the Chiefs bid to go one better in the Aviva Premiership.
AN ITALIAN restaurant in Newport is raising funds for victims of the earthquake that has devastated their homeland.
A NEWPORT chef could be jetting off to Japan after being shortlisted for a coveted culinary prize in London.
Energy operator and developer SIMEC Uskmouth Power has appointed Paul Llewellyn as head of finance, as it steps up its UK expansion programme.
A GARAGE in Newport was boarded up yesterday after Gwent Police officers obtained a closure order.
TWO masked men walked into a house and shoved one of the occupants to the ground during a robbery in Ystrad Mynach.
Everett Tomlin Lloyd and Pratt Solicitors has strengthened its child care department by recruiting experienced children panel solicitor Jess Gray .
ST PIERRE’S Liam Bond has finished top of the PGA West Region Order of Merit for the first time.
I CAN’T understand the racial name calling from Unionist readers. I don’t hate anybody which include our brothers and sisters from England. Why is it that Scotland, Northern Ireland and even the new Northern English powerhouse has…
“DO AWAY with these Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs)”, says Mr Len Price (Letters, August 24). I absolutely agree with him. These posts were imposed by the ConDem coalition government – and when Labour is re-elected to…
I WAS very sad to read the passing of the former Argus picture editor Peter Dash. Having first met Peter in 1983, he was always helpful, charming and had a very understanding approach. He always had time for people, and took pride in his…
IT IS A PITY that my last letter (Argus August 24) and the letter from David Sleight (Argus August 23) “crossed in the post”. Had he been able to read it beforehand he would hopefully have seen that it answered some of the points he…
GWENT finance expert Debra Hughes and consultancy director Ade Parrock are saddling up in support of St David’s Hospice Care.
A Newport refrigeration firm has been bought by the directors of electrical engineering and facilities company, Ayjay Group Ltd.
Two Gwent social businesses will be among those going for gold at the Social Business Wales Awards next month.
Independent lender Henry Howard Finance, which is based at Langstone, has appointed Neil Sayer as its new chief technology officer.
The Dragons of Newport Business Networking will be hosting its third Big Breakfast of the year next month.
NEWPORT Gwent Dragons face a litmus test ahead of their Guinness Pro12 campaign when they welcome Exeter Chiefs to Rodney Parade this evening.
THE world of opera can be a very distant genre for those of us who have little experience of it. However, Mandela Trilogy, a tribute to South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, Nelson Mandela, breaks down any…
AFTER a devastating fire which led to the destruction of its main manufacturing plant, Abergavenny Fine Foods has opened its new £10m manufacturing plant, exactly a year after the event.
Martin Whitaker, chief executive of Circuit of Wales, will be speaking at the M4 Business Network event on Tuesday, September 13 at the Celtic Manor Resort.
MEMBER of rap group Goldie Lookin' Chain and Newport City Council member Cllr Rhys Hutchings has left the city's Labour group.
RESIDENTS across Gwent will have the chance to emulate their Olympic sporting heroes at a host of grassroots activities hold special sessions.
FIREFIGHTERS from the Blaenavon station flocked to the town's Church Road yesterday evening to rescue a sheep that had been stuck for seven hours after falling three feet into a drain.
THE equation for Newport tomorrow couldn’t be simpler – beat Port Talbot in their last match of the season and they will guarantee themselves the South Wales Premier League title.
It is hard to imagine now, but until the early 70s great ships would sail up the Usk in Newport as far as the Old Town Dock, where they would be scrapped. Among them were some of the grandest and most famous warships of the Royal Navy. MARTIN WADE…
POLICE are appealing for information after two mobile phones were stolen from Pokémon Go players in Newport.
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BURCHELL Annette (nee Adams) Dearly beloved wife, mother and grandmother sadly passed away on Wednesday 17th August. The funeral will take place on Friday 2nd September at 2:45pm at Blackwood Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses. This will be followed…
KONG Yuk Sang On August 18th suddenly at home, Yuk Sang, aged 83 years, husband of the late Winnie Bid Won, father of Jonathan, Frances and Gareth and dearest friend of Mei Wong. Funeral Friday September 2nd service at the Private Chapel of Tovey…