PLANS to apply for a lottery grant to restore a dilapidated arcade in the centre of Newport are to go ahead.
THOUSANDS of people descended on Monmouth for the annual Monmouthshire Show today despite a day of intermittent weather.
MORE THAN 50 people crammed into Talywain OAP Hall to hear of the current negotiations taking place over The British last night.
A FORMER solider from Cwmbran has won a bravery award after losing the use of his legs through a neurological disease.
FULL STORY - Gwent pupils pick up their GCSEs. Former soldier who lost use of legs named as Brave Briton
THE Road to Rio van finished off its last stops yesterday after an adventurous few months touring session for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
OLYMPIC silver medallist Sam Cross has challenged all the Principality Premiership players competing at the National Foster’s 7s on Sunday to grab the opportunity with both hands.
THE fallout from the controversial match at Luton Town on August 16 continues with Newport County AFC manager Warren Feeney, the players and the club as a whole facing sanctions.
GOALKEEPER Marcus Beauchamp has agreed a deal to sign for Newport County AFC until the end of the season having impressed in pre-season.
NEWPORT County AFC manager Warren Feeney is still in talks with several transfer targets and hopes to conclude his business by Monday.
ROYAL Gwent Hospital nurses are appealing for sponsorship to organise a fundraising meal for a colleague who had a triple amputation.
A FIFTH man who was originally charged with conspiracy to kidnap as part of Gwent Police's operation into forced labour has been arrested in Germany.
WITH Tokyo 2020 on their radar after Team GB rowing success in Rio, a strong Welsh contingent made a good start to the combined senior, under-23 and junior World Championships in Rotterdam.
BLACKWOOD’S Craig Evans can finally get his hands on the European lightweight title this autumn when he faces reigning champion Thomas Stalker for a third time.
LUKE DeGilbert is preparing to fulfil every football fan’s dream by pulling on the shirt of the team he supports next month.
ST JOSEPH’S boxers Robbie Turley, Morgan Jones, Kyle Jones and Ashley Brace will look to back up their wins in Merthyr Tydfil last month when they take to the ring in Tylorstown this autumn.
NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have returned to the tried and tested for their final tune-up for the Guinness Pro12 against Exeter at Rodney Parade on Friday evening (kick-off 7.30pm).
FOUR Newport County AFC players will have a starring role in tomorrow night’s Nick Kicks TV show.
NEWPORT County AFC midfielder Josh Sheehan will miss the home clash with Barnet on September 3 after being named in the Wales under-21 squad.
PETER Strong, running away is running away, and no number of words can cleanse the conscience of those who saved themselves at the expense of their own families.
WELL, Mr Sleight, you don’t consider it possible that racist statements could be published in this journal? Because you are able to phrase your intolerance within certain acceptable limits doesn’t alter its nature, does it? Also,…
WHERE was the EU flag? Sir I note with horror that the Union Jack flew on the plane bringing the UK athletes home. Surely the EU flag should fly and take precedence? I’m sure the EU commission will register a protest at this outright…
THANK you N.A.T for taking the St Julian’s route. I can now get on the bus at Oak Street, get off at the Market Square, walk a few yards and get the X24 to Cwmbran. Then, when I come back, I can get the X24 back and walk a few yards to get the St…
FURTHER to the article in your newspaper recently, re-more problems with recycling in Blaenau Gwent. The previous system whereby residents put their recycling into two bags of different colours for different items to be recycled, and a black…
WELSH Rugby Union chief Geraint John has defended the Principality Premiership’s controversial new halfway split, insisting it can help drive up standards.
I AM RESPONDING to Gill Brewster’s letter printed on August 19, sent in response to my letter printed on August 17. I would like to point out that I have never stated that Newport Transport is intending to withdraw its services to St…
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SOME of us may be suffering something close to withdrawal symptoms following the end of the Olympics - although not long until we have the Paralympics.
TRY telling Roger Black that winning is everything. In 1996 the British 400m runner crossed the line second for a silver that felt like gold given that he was up against Michael Johnson; it was a race within a race.
A NEWPORT woodland group has finally gained charity status after a year of trying to achieve it.
GWENT Photographic Society is a members operated group of like-minded, enthusiastic photographers of mixed skill levels.
A BUSINESSMAN in Blackwood is unhappy with figures from the National Assembly for Wales that show the town has seen a dip in footfall.
THE campaign to save the former Caerleon Campus from development has taken a step forward after Wales’ heritage service suggested it was inclined to grant listed status to the buildings.
MARK Randall says he and the rest of the senior Newport County AFC players must rally round to help youngster Jordan Green get over last week’s disappointment, writes Andrew Penman.
A MONMOUTHSHIRE restaurant has been named among the UK’s top 50 establishment, receiving the accolade for the very first time.
PURKISS Gerald Dearly loved Husband, father, grandfather; brother and father in law; passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Monday 22nd August at Pentwyn House Nursing Home, Marshfield. Funeral Thursday 1st September, service at…
WALLACE Marjorie Beloved sister of Doreen, much loved aunty of Janice, Colin, Elaine and their families. Good night, God bless.
DAWES Raymond Suddenly on 5th August at the Royal Gwent Hospital surrounded by his family. Dearly loved husband of Kay, brother to Ted and sister-in-law Jeanette, Brother-in-law to Terry and wife Ann and much loved by his nephews and nieces. Funeral…
COX The family of the late Shirley Cox of Cwmynyscoy would like to thank all who attended the funeral service and for all cards and messages of sympathy at this sad time. The total sum collected for All Creatures Great and Small is £221.70p. Many…
WOOKEY On August 20th 2016 peacefully at Ty-Ceirios Nursing Home, Audrey Passed away, (Formerly of Cwm-y-Nant, Cwmbran). Dearly loved wife of the late Eric, devoted mother of Graham, dearly loved mother-in-law of Ann, loved grandmother of…
DAWES Raymond My darling husband Ray, thank you for always being there for me, for the great times and the wonderful memories. I will love and remember you always. Kay xxx.
WALLACE Marjorie Goodnight Godbless Aunty Marj, a lovely Aunt and wonderful Friend, now at peace, lots of love Diane, James and family. XX
WARREN Trevor Charles On 18th August 2016. Devoted and beloved husband of the late Kathleen, loving father of Leslie and dearly loved by daughter in law Gloria. Proud Grandfather of Rhys and Miles. Former District Commissioner for Scouting, Chairman…
WALLACE Peacefully at rest on 13th August at the Fields Nursing Home, Marjorie aged 87 years, beloved wife of the late Charles (formerly of Graigwood Close, Malpas), dearly loved mam of Alan and Jean, dear mother-in-law of John and a devoted nan and…
BOSHER Netta A dear sister of Evelyn. Will be loved and remembered forever. Rest in peace.
REIFFER Peacefully on 17th August, at St. Annes Hospice, Tim aged 61 years, the very dearly loved husband of Livia and devoted dad of Michael and Sam. Funeral at the Private Chapel of Tovey Bros on Friday 2nd September at 1-15pm, followed by…
HOWDEN ON 15th August 2016 at The Royal Gwent Hospital, Graham Howden aged 71 Years, of Brynwern, Pontypool. Beloved husband of June, devoted father of Nicola and respected father-in-law of Brian, loved brother of Pam, Terry and the late Owen,…
THOMPSON (Wilf) 40yrs ago today Dad, gone but not forgotton, heartbroken Daughters, Yvonne, Michelle and their families.
PINDER Denis On 21st August, at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, Denis, aged 91 Years, of Tutshill, Chepstow. Beloved Husband of Mary, devoted Father of Stephen, dearly loved by all his family. Private family Cremation prior to a Service of…