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  • Newport couple step closer with plan to move to England for life-extending cancer drug South Wales Argus:

    A NEWPORT couple have moved a step further with their plan to move to a caravan in England to access a life-extending cancer drug after their application to Aneurin Bevan Health Board was rejected. read more

  • Cross Keys 21 Cornish Pirates 30

    CROSS Keys’ British and Irish Cup campaign is all but over after the Cornish Pirates avenged their 2012 semi-final defeat with a bonus point victory. read more

  • Jamie Roberts ready to put his body on the line to beat the Boks

    QUALIFIED doctor Jamie Roberts will put himself through physical torture once more tomorrow in an attempt to end Wales' prolonged mental anguish against the southern hemisphere superpowers. read more

  • Newport diorama on display

    AFTER three months of painstaking work it is now possible to gaze at Medieval Newport in 3D, as a model of the city centre is on display at the University of South Wales. read more

  • Duffryn High pupils meet South African rugby team South Wales Argus:

    TWENTY-four lucky school pupils from Newport had an unforgettable experience meeting the South African rugby team today ahead of tomorrow’s big match against Wales. read more

  • Teacher struck off for two years over child abuse messages

    A DEPUTY headteacher was struck off for two years today after a conduct panel found him guilty of sending more than 40 child sex abuse messages to a suspected paedophile. read more

  • Mother of Abergavenny man killed in Afghanistan praised in House of Commons

    THE mother of an Abergavenny man killed serving in Afghanistan was praised in the House of Commons by Newport West MP Paul Flynn and the Defence Secretary. read more

  • Less than week left to vote for Newport Business Improvement District

    BUSINESSES in Newport have less than a week left to vote in favour of the Business Improvement District (BID) which could see more than £1 million being invested in the city. read more

  • Police appeal for man who absconded from Prescoed prison South Wales Argus:

    GWENT Police are appealing for information to find 34 year old Jeffrey Griffiths who absconded from Prescoed Prison, Usk, at approximately 10pm last night. read more

  • Winter plan is drawn up to ease NHS pressure

    EXTRA beds, more specialist staff in hospitals and the community, and a campaign urging people to use the NHS wisely are all part of a plan that Gwent health bosses hope will help avert a winter crisis. read more

  • Politicians say criticisms of Gwent Police should be taken seriously South Wales Argus:

    POLITICIANS have said criticisms of Gwent Police published yesterday should be taken seriously after the Police and Crime Commissioner’s dismissal of the report. read more

  • LEWIS EVANS: It takes a team effort to help the Dragons' kickers get us away from trouble South Wales Argus: CARRYING HARD: Dragons back row forward Lewis Evans

    LOSING is never nice but this season has been especially painful because of the manner of our defeats. read more

  • Pontllanfraith great grandmother’s fire death accidental

    A GREAT grandmother from Pontllanfraith died after an extension lead caught fire and spread to a polyester blanket at her home, an inquest heard yesterday. read more

  • Police appeal to find woman who failed to appear at Newport court

    GWENT Police is appealing for information to help find 30 year old Lucy Olsen from Caerphilly who has failed to appear at court. read more

  • Prydie returns for Dragons at Glasgow

    NEWPORT Gwent Dragons bring back Wales wing Tom Prydie for Sunday’s Guinness Pro12 encounter with Glasgow at Scotstoun. read more

  • Former County striker to represent Wales at futsal

    FORMER Newport County AFC striker Jamal Easter will be in action as the Wales futsal squad play two international fixtures in Newport this weekend. read more

  • Valleys army veteran attacked at shopping centre South Wales Argus:

    AN ARMY veteran who beat cancer and a superbug was viciously kicked in the head and stomach after being confronted by a gang of youths. read more

  • Funeral to be held of Usk poet

    THE funeral of an Usk poet, described as one of the most significant writers in Wales, will take place in December. read more

  • 100 staff Admiral staff to race in Newport Half Marathon

    MORE than 100 staff members at Welsh employer Admiral are gearing up to run the Newport Half Marathon next year, with 30 employees from the Newport office taking part. read more

  • Travelling Exiles look to end tough month on a high

    NEWPORT County manager Justin Edinburgh has praised his players for their stamina ahead of today’s long trip to Carlisle United, writes Andrew Penman. read more

  • Newport officer scoops police award

    A NEWLY-RECRUITED police officer from Newport has been awarded for his policing efforts. read more

  • UPDATE: Shoppers describe mayhem as police called to Tesco Extra, Spytty, because of Black Friday crowds South Wales Argus:

    GWENT Police say they were called out to a Newport supermarket because of the numbers in the crowd waiting for it to open for its Black Friday sale. read more

  • Head of the Valleys road workers stage protest

    CONSTRUCTION workers on an £800m government road scheme protested this week against pay and conditions. read more

  • I'll fight Lenny all the way, says Jamie Stephens

    GOALKEEPER Jamie Stephens is ready to fight Lenny Pidgeley all the way for the right to replace Joe Day in the Newport County AFC goal at Carlisle tomorrow. read more

  • Cross Keys regulars put Dragons under pressure for crunch Cornish Pirates clash

    HEAD coach Greg Woods says the Cross Keys regulars have put the heat on the Newport Gwent Dragons players that will line up for the club against the Cornish Pirates this evening. read more

  • Lyn Jones: Struggling Dragons will turn things around South Wales Argus: Lyn Jones (10572777)

    DIRECTOR of rugby Lyn Jones remains confident that Newport Gwent Dragons won't go the same way as the Titanic while he is at the helm. read more

  • Deputy Minister praises Newport youth scheme

    THE Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates, visited the Newport International Sports Village yesterday to see how young people at risk of substance misuse and anti-social behaviour are having their lives changed through sport. read more

  • Exiles skipper backs Lenny Pidgeley to prove his quality

    LENNY Pidgeley has been backed to fill the void left by loan star Joe Day as Newport County AFC head to Carlisle United today. read more

  • Retailers prepare for Black Friday

    Retailers are preparing for a shopping frenzy as Black Friday consumers buy their way to what is expected to be the UK's biggest day of spending. read more

  • Deputy head 'sent child sex abuse messages to suspected paedophile' panel hears

    A DEPUTY headteacher sent messages about child sex abuse to a suspected paedophile, a General Teaching Council for Wales panel heard yesterday. read more

  • We're desperate to beat the Boks, says Dan Biggar

    WALES star Dan Biggar says the players are desperate to claim a Southern Hemisphere scalp – if only to stop being asked the same questions by fans and the media, writes Andrew Penman. read more

  • UPDATE: Henllys Way, Cwmbran, re-opens after crash

    Henllys Way in Cwmbran has re-opened read more

  • More donors flood in for Emily appeal

    THE WELSH Blood Service is calling on members of the public to sign up to become a bone marrow donor as the appeal to find a donor for Emily Clark continues. read more

  • Nic Cudd calls on Dragons to go back to basics as they bid to stun Glasgow again

    IT'S BEEN a year since Glasgow suffered a league defeat on their own turf – and flanker Nic Cudd has called on Newport Gwent Dragons to get back to the simple blueprint that earned that shock success. read more

  • Wales must have parity with Scotland - Plaid

    PLAID Cymru’s Jonathan Edwards MP has called on Wales to have the same powers as Scotland after the publication of the Smith Commission on further devolution for Scotland. read more

  • B LEE

    LEE Formerly Harper (Betty) Doreen Elizabeth sadly passed away at her home on 24th November 2014. Beloved wife of the late Arthur and Norman, much loved mother of Phil, step-mother of Annette and mother-in-law of Sheila and a loving Nana and great-nana. Peace at last and now re-united with those she loved. Funeral Tuesday 9th December service in Shaftesbury Methodist Church Newport at 12 Noon followed by cremation at the Gwent Crematorium at 1pm Family flowers only please, but donations in memory may be given to Stroke Association c/o Louise Bennett, Fundraising Manager of Wales, Unit 8, Greenmeadow Springs Business Park Cae Cwyrdd, Tongwynlais Cardiff CF15 7AB read more

  • E LORD

    LORD On 23rd November 2014 peacefully at the Royal Gwent Hospital Elaine Joan aged 71 years. Beloved wife of the late Ray, much loved mother of Raymond, Christopher and Richard, mother-in-law of Christine, Sue and Lindsay and a loving nan to all her grandchildren. Re-united with dad. At Elaine's request please wear something yellow Funeral Friday 5th December service in St. John's Church Maindee at 1pm followed by cremation at the Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only please, but donations in memory may be given to The British Lung Foundation, c/o Albert E. Hicks Ltd., 1 Grafton Road, Newport NP19 0AS read more


    BILLINGTON Sandra Lynn On November 21st suddenly taken from us at St Helen's House Care Home, Sandy, aged 52 years. Beloved daughter of Arnold and the late Margaret, much loved sister of David and Geoffrey, sister in law of Sinta and Julia and loved aunt of Elliot, Hugo and Zachary. Funeral Thursday December 4th service at the Gwent Crematorium at 2pm. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu payable to PHAB may be sent c/o Tovey Bros. 9/11 Cardiff Road Newport NP20 2EH. read more


    DUFFY John Ivan We miss you so much Dad, but you left us with so many lovely memories. Sunday lunch is not the same without you. Re-united with Mum and Pat. Goodnight, God Bless. Elaine and Richard. xxxx read more


    BARTON On 23rd November 2014, Lesley Barton of Llanyrafon, Cwmbran. Beloved Wife of the late Raymond James Barton, dear Mother and Grandmother. Funeral Wednesday 3rd December, Service 2.00pm at Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu may be given at the service for Rowan House Nursing Home. Further enquiries to Hook Funeral Service, Griffithstown. Tel: 01495 763539 read more


    PARFITT Dean James On November 24th suddenly at home, Dean, aged 43 years, dearly loved son of Ronald and the late Denise and loved brother of Jeremy. Will be sadly missed. Funeral Monday December 8th service at the Gwent Crematorium at 10am. Flowers may be sent to Tovey Bros. 9/11 Cardiff Road Newport. read more


    ANDERSON (Graham) Joan and family would like to thank our extended family, friends and colleagues for all of the support we received during Graham's illness. We were very touched by the number of the letters and cards received and overwhelmed by the many friends who attended the funeral. A special mention to Robert, Peter, Diane and Jill for all of their help and support, to Father Michael Evans of St Michael's for the most uplifting service, to Julian for the eulogy, Tim for the reading and Bethan for her moving words. Thank you also for the donations made to the British Heart Foundation. read more


    SMITH (Tom) The family of the late Sidney Thomas Smith extend sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for expressions of sympathy, letters, cards of condolence and floral tributes received. We are particularly grateful to Reverend Kevin Lake and Mr Jim Harris. Our thanks to all who gave donations for Cancer Research and to everyone who attended the funeral. read more


    TAYLOR Bett Peacefully at the Royal Gwent Hospital on 19th November 2014, Bett, loving wife of Peter, mother of Lynne, grandmother of Charlotte and great grandmother of Jack and Harry. Funeral service to be held at St Mary's Church, Malpas on Friday 5th December 2014 at 12 noon, followed by committal at Gwent Crematorium at 1pm. All enquires and flowers to Green Willow Funerals, Pillmawr Road, Malpas, Newport, NP20 6WN: Tel (01633) 855350 read more

  • M BULL

    BULL (Margaret Joyce) On 24th November, at Severn View Residential Home, Chepstow, Margaret Joyce, aged 89 years, of Caldicot. Beloved wife of the late Jack, devoted mother of Peter, Robert, Sonia, Sandra, Sally and John, mother-in-law of Enid, Colin, Tony, Mike, Carol, Barbara and Karen, dearly loved nan and great nanna, dear sister of Joan and sister-in-law of Stan and Aunty Joyce of David and Susan. Funeral service Monday 8th December 2.00pm at the Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations for Noah's Ark Children's Hospital charity may be sent to Philip Blatchly & Son, London House, 14 Chepstow Road, Caldicot, Mon NP26 4HY Tel: 01291 430468. read more


    PERRY (Stephen) At peace now will be sadly missed by Geraldine and Lyndon and family. XX read more

  • E LORD

    LORD (Elaine Joan) Much loved and cherished mother and mother-in-law to Raymond and Christine, grandmother to Sarah, Katie and Kieran. We will always remember the special lady you were and smile when reminiscing on times before your short illness. You are now in the caring arms of dad, reunited forever. Love you always, you will never be forgotten XXX read more


    THOMAS Audrey (Nee Bell) Much loved sister of Glyn, sister-in-law of Pat and great-aunt of Claire. Always in our hearts. Good night, God bless. read more


    ELLIS Malcolm Aged 55 Ex Llanwern, ICI/Dupont and recently Dwr Cymru Suddenly after a short illness, peacefully at home surrounded by his family passed away on the 21 November. Much loved and Adored husband of Teresa, Devoted and loved father to Justin and partner Laura. Much Loved Son of Gwyneth and late Mervyn Ellis Loved son in-law to the late Phyllis and Michael Halligan Loved brother of Judy and brother in-law Lyndon Loved Brother in-law to Annamarie and Ben, Catherine and Clive, Caroline and Russell. Cherished uncle of Dafyn and Sam, Clare and Richie, Haydn, Jamie, Charlie and Gethin. Funeral service to be held at Gwent Crematorium on Monday the 8th December at 11am. Family flowers only please, but donations will be gratefully received for St Davids foundation on the day. All enquiries please contact Petersons Funeral services Woodside House, Maendy Way Cwmbran, NP443LH, Tel 01633 483127. read more

  • D SOLE

    SOLE (Derek John) Peacefully at home on Sunday 23 November, Derek sadly passed away. Beloved husband to Pat, loving dad to Lynda, Carolyn, David, Alison and a much loved grandad. Funeral to be held on Wednesday 10th December 2014 at Gwent Crematorium, at 2pm. Flowers or donations if desired made payable to Guide Dogs for the Blind can be sent c/o T.J. Davies & Sons, 140 Caerleon Road, Newport NP19 7GS Tel: 01633 267402. read more

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