A NEWPORT church is organising an unofficial attempt to break the world record for "Most Nationalities Collecting Litter."
ADVANCES in technology mean elections and referendums are “more vulnerable to invisible manipulation and corruption than at any time since 1880”, Newport West MP Paul Flynn has claimed.
A GWENT scooter club has helped to raise nearly £3,000 for a mental health charity.
A DIRECTOR has launched a film fundraising bid, to help pay tribute to the history and culture of Newport’s music scene.
DISABLED teen Megan Martin has spoken for the first time ever, much to the delight of her family.
FORMER Arsenal midfielder Mark Randall says helping Newport County AFC to beat the drop would mean much more to him than playing in the Champions League for the Gunners.
A FATHER with a “ridiculous and outdated” view of women has been given a three-year community order, after being sentenced for sexual assault.
A MAN who tried to strangle a woman by pulling a rope around her neck in a "terrifying" attack has been jailed for 13 years.
Gwent Police are appealing for information following an assault of a 10-year-old.
BLACK VEIN MINERS MEMORIAL SOCIETY: Michael West Finalist in the Caerphilly County Borough 2016 “Pride In Your Place - Environmental Champion” awards category, and committee member of the Black Vein Memorial Society, presented Society Secretary,…
TEAROOM: Janet Howells’ Victorian Tearooms, Abergavenny’s favourite traditional cafe, has moved to a new address at 53 Frogmore Street.
MEETING: President Mrs Myra Parker opened the Little Mill WI April meeting by welcoming the speaker Mr William Cross who spoke about The Carnarvons of Highclere Castle’. Members listened with interest as we have a visit arranged to visit Highclere…
UNITED IN CARING: The Salvation Army and Tenovus Cancer Care Choir joined together for a superb fundraising concert at the Salvation Army Citadel on the evening of Saturday March 25. Proceeds were to support the work of Tenovus and the Salvation…
BLAENAVON WORLD HERITAGE CENTRE: It’s “Back To School” on Saturday April 29 at Blaenavon World Heritage Centre, a day when St. Peter’s School is brought back to life as it was in the 19th Century!
CLEAN UP: After the success of the #springcleanusk week, the volunteers of Usk in Bloom are again teaming up with One Piece of Litter Usk for a 30 minute challenge on Saturday April 29 at 10.30am. The team will be meeting up by The Co-op.
AWARENESS DAY: The #justtalk youth mental health awareness day held in Faith Church, Rogerstone on Bank Holiday Monday was a huge success with over 500 people attending.
EASTER BREAK: It’s been a wonderful Easter at RSPB Newport Wetlands. There’s been so much to see and do and we’ve had visitors from far and wide.
EVENTS: On Saturday April 29, at 7pm, the St Woolos Sinfonia (formerly the St Woolos Players), Newport Cathedral’s ‘house’ orchestra, will perform at the Cathedral under their talented conductor, Tianyi Lu.
FLOOD WATCH: A small but perfectly formed group of people have taken on the responsibility of trying to reduce the flood risk in our area by monitoring the state of our reens.
A FEAST FOR CRIME FICTION FANS: On Friday May 5, Cwtsh is proud to play host to acclaimed crime writer Belinda Bauer who will be talking about her life and literary career at the Cwtsh Arts Centre in the latest of a new series of First Fridays starting…
LOCAL HISTORY TALK: You are cordially invited to an illustrated Local History Talk at Maindee Library Plus, on Thursday April 27 at 7.30pm. “A Proud Son of Gwent ~ The Life and Work of Fred J. Hando” by his nephew, David Hando. Refreshments. No…
LITTER PICK: Graig Best Kept Villages Group have organised litter pick’s in Bassaleg and Rhiwderin next weekend.
SOMERTON PRIMARY SCHOOL: Attendance at the school stands at 93.9% and 25 children have attained 100% attendance.
MONMOUTH RAFT RACE: Gwent-based Tiny Rebel, a family business based in Newport, has been named a sponsor for this year’s River Wye race.
SATURDAY’S victory against Accrington was undoubtedly my highlight of the season, but the job isn’t complete yet.
More than half of small businesses with EU workers are worried about accessing people with the right skills or growing their business post-Brexit, according to new research from the Federation of Small Businesses.
The UK Government minister who was responsible for navigating through the steel crisis of 2015-16 is set to play a new role in forging a sustainable future for the industry.
CAN you please supply Newport street maps to your reporters. On page 21 today (SWA 21 April) there was a photo of the Dr Who set in Victoria “Street”. This is Victoria Place.
IN YOUR Caerphilly County Borough Council profile (Argus, 21 April), you state that “In 1912, distress signals from the Titanic were first received in Blackwood by amateur wireless enthusiast Arthur Moore”.
CARWYN Jones, leader of the Welsh Assembly, is sending a delegation of business people to America. To stump up trade, for Wales after Brexit.
OH GOD not another election was my first reaction. I’ve had enough of this.
AMID fevered news coverage of the snap general election, we were encouraged to learn of the surge in young people registering to vote after the Prime Minister’s announcement.
By Robin hall, Managing Director,
WHAT a fantastic weekend for Newport with the staging of two events which brought hundreds of people right into the heart of the city.
MORE than 70 cars were stopped in Newport last week after police officers carried out a multi-agency operation.
Three Gwent companies have been awarded the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in celebration of the Queen’s 91st birthday.
AN APPEAL has been launched by Gwent Police in relation to a cashback theft from the Cwmbran branch of Asda.
NEWPORT Gwent Dragons boss Kingsley Jones has challenged his squad to play with the intensity that they did at a packed Principality Stadium in the more humble surroundings of Myreside and Caerphilly in the final two rounds of the Guinness PRO12.
A patient with “complex” health needs has been waiting more than three-and-a-half years to leave hospital after being declared fit for discharge, it has been revealed.
Tiles Ahead, based at Ty Coch Way, Cwmbran has acquired its existing premises after a £500,000 investment supported by Barclays.
DAVE Jones has left Hartlepool United by “mutual consent” after they were leapfrogged by Newport County AFC and dropped into the League Two relegation zone on Saturday.
A UTILITY monitoring company from Cwmbran has announced as a winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2017.
GWENT Police are appealing for information to help identify a man, who officers would like to speak to in relation to a theft from the Co-Op in Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran.
Nearly half of all UK businesses suffered a cyber breach or attack in the last year, an official survey reveals.
Following publication of Wales’ 2016 export figures, the South & Mid Wales Chambers of Commerce have challenged political parties standing in the general election to set out how they intend to help Welsh businesses continue to increase exports…
SIT down metalheads, and relax. Yes, it was seats-only for this landmark date with these geniuses of the metal genre. And it worked.
Two young entrepreneurs from Newport are targeting the growing Welsh film and entertainment industry by offering specialised services and hire of a new facility designed to help with action sequences.
Personalised clocks, kitchen utensils made from recycled plastics and a cookbook app for children with food intolerances are just a few of the products which have been designed and sold by some of the best young business brains in the region.
CHIEF executive Stuart Davies says that Newport Gwent Dragons have "bared their souls" to ensure full transparency of the proposed Welsh Rugby Union takeover ahead of a pivotal fortnight in the future of Rodney Parade.
LAST week, a good friend and comrade slipped out of life.