SPIRITED Newport Gwent Dragons suffered last-gasp anguish in their bid to break their Guinness Pro12 away duck when Ulster went to the top of the table thanks to a penalty at the death.
NEWPORT will have a permanent Welsh-language secondary school by September 2018, parents have been promised, despite a previous plan being thrown out just two days ago.
UPDATES as Newport Gwent Dragons take on Ulster in the Guinness Pro12 at Kingspan Stadium (kick-off 7.35pm).
A MILLION pound facelift for Abergavenny is set to revitalise the market town and enhance its already substantial attractions.
A GWENT photographer who hopes to normalise breastfeeding through a series of photos said she is “overwhelmed” after more than 600 mothers signed up to take part.
AROUND 100 people are attending a meeting at the Civic Centre to establish the next steps for a Welsh language secondary school in Newport
WALES’ branch of the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has called on the Welsh Government to help farmers apply to a scheme offering them financial payouts for work to protect the environment.
GWENT Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault on a woman in Newbridge.
AFTER ending their Morecambe misery last week, Newport County AFC aim to consign their home hoodoo to history with victory over Barnet tomorrow.
NEWPORT County AFC manager Warren Feeney will serve a one-match touchline ban with immediate effect after admitting an FA misconduct charge.
IRELAND have suffered further injury blows for the Six Nations opener with Wales – but Rob Howley expects the absence of key players to fire up the hosts in Dublin.
ROB Howley has labelled the Aviva Stadium as the perfect place to start the Six Nations as Wales attempt to extinguish the anguish of 2014.
TWO former Gwent general election UKIP candidates have called for the party’s Welsh leader to resign after a row in the party.
MONMOUTH MP David Davies has leant his name to a petition calling on BT’s “monopoly” of the broadband network to be broken up.
A GWENT MP has thrown his support behind a national campaign supporting people affected by cancer.
AN ORGANISATION dedicated to preserving wildlife and ecology across Wales has welcomed the approval of a series of new measures aimed at protecting the country’s environment.
'PARTNERSHIP' was the buzz word at this week's Newport City Summit.
A CAMPAIGN to restore a treasured Caerphilly borough heritage building has taken an “important step forward” after receiving £6,000 funding.
A 38-YEAR-OLD man from Newport has been arrested for going equipped for theft
THERE'S still time to book a romantic weekend getaway in Gwent and here's a list of some of the best.
THIS video of Newport bagpiper Matthew Barlett playing Scotland the Brave really captures the spirit of the Six Nations.
AFTER a sell-out autumn tour, the star of BBC’s Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week and Channel 4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown Rob Beckett is back on the road this spring touring the UK with his brand new show Mouth Of The South and he’s…
A CAERPHILLY care provider is one of 92 employers who have been 'named and shamed' by the Government after they failed to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage.
HAVE you ever been to a concert and wished only your favourites were played, and nothing you weren’t familiar with?
FROM The Jam, featuring former The Jam bassist Bruce Foxton, vocalist and guitarist Russell Hastings and drummer Mike Randon, will be at The Memorial Hall, Barry on the March 26 with their legendary The Public Gets What The Public Wants Tour.
ONE of the greatest blue-eyed soul voices, a distinguished front man and an ever in-demand musician’s musician, Paul Carrack, is striding into 2016 on a hot streak of creativity that shows no signs of slowing.
GLAMORGAN have named Robert Croft as their new head coach.
AMERICANA duo Balsamo Deighton release their debut album Unfolding today (February 5).
MUSICAL master of ceremonies Jools Holland and his much loved Rhythm and Blues Orchestra have announced the run of dates and special guests for their 2016 Autumn-Winter UK tour.
THE BOYS dug deep for a brilliant win against Leinster last week and fingers crossed they can repeat the trick tonight to take another Irish scalp at Ulster.
I WANT to see the Welsh Government take real action so that my local streets are safe, clean and pavements free from congestion by illegally parked cars. The roadside and pavements should become thriving places for every family to walk and spend time…
IN RESPONSE to Freda York’s recent letter (Tuesday, February 2) the flooding experienced on Llanover Road in Blaenavon during recent heavy rain is caused by a sewer that is owned and maintained by Dwr Cymru – Welsh Water. Unfortunately, as the…
I WROTE a letter asking why Richard Parks hasn’t been given governmental honours. I wrote similar letters to the Prime Minister, he then passed my letter to the cabinet office. They send me a letter and form to complete and ask me…
I FIND there is need to vent my anger once more at this stupid and uncaring Conservative Government. I applaud the junior doctors’ actions in striking – as it is a last and reluctantly taken resort – but would remind them not to fall for this…
THE human embryo will suffer further abuse, as gene-editing gets the go ahead. Decades of embryo research has delivered no significant benefits to patients, while abusing and destroying millions of human beings in the laboratory. …
A GROUP of Coleg Gwent students who were the first in the UK to complete a course through a European project have been presented with certificates by the minister for education and skills.
NEWPORT council's planning committee may have got cold - or should that be wet? - feet about multi-million pound plans to revitalise the Duffryn High School site, tonight it was education chiefs who were feeling the chill.
FAITH in the great British public was restored on Tuesday night.
NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have been told they need to stay in Nigel Owens' good books if they are to cause a big upset against Ulster in Belfast this evening.
THE Gwent teams are all on their travels in round two of the Swalec Cup with Cross Keys looking for a reaction to a rare off day at holders Bridgend.
WARNING of heavy rain and high winds has even issued for South Wales on Saturday.
IT HAS been 50 years since a Gwent based band supported The Who in a gig in Cwmbran.
AS anticipation builds ahead of the start of the Six Nations this weekend, Martin Wade looks back at some of the greats of Gwent rugby who have made their mark on the annual contest.
A NEWPORT company which has operated in the city since 1964 has closed, at the potential loss of 28 jobs.
FURIOUS parents, teachers and students of a city high school made their voices heard after a decision to block plans for a new school left their improvement plans in tatters.
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A NEWPORT cobbler who has cut one million keys and repaired 150,000 pairs of shoes is celebrating 45 years at his first and only job.
WALL (Pat Casey) The family of the late Pat Wall would like to thank everybody who cared for her and who attended the funeral.
HANCOCK (Nee) Harrhy Marjorie Kieth (Known as Marj) Peacefully, surrounded by her family, on 16th January 2016 at University Hospital of Wales. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Parfitt and latterly of Granville Hancock. Much loved mother of Keith,…