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  • Dragons 26 Newcastle 30

    NEWPORT Gwent Dragons produced some Parisian style on home soil but were as generous in defence as they were enterprising in attack to go down 30-26 to Newcastle in the European Rugby Challenge Cup. read more

  • Stars sparkle at Newport mayor's charity gala dinner

    STARS like adventurer Richard Parks, athletes Jamie Baulch and Christian Malcolm, football manager and former Wales player Mark Aizlewood, and Rhys and Eggsy from Goldie Lookin' Chain were at a gala dinner to raise funds for charity tonight. read more

  • Alfie's memoirs on sports book of the year list South Wales Argus:

    TWO separate stories of how top gay sportsmen struggled to come to terms with their sexuality are among the contenders for a £26,000 literary prize. read more

  • Newport school catering workers continue fight for payments

    SCHOOL catering assistants forged ahead with a fight to increase an “insulting” equal pay settlement. read more

  • LIVE: Dragons v Newcastle

    UPDATES from Rodney Parade as Newport Gwent Dragons take on Newcastle in the European Rugby Challenge Cup. read more

  • Delays following collision near J27 on M4

    A LORRY and car were involved in a collision near junction 27 on the M4. read more

  • Paedophile has sentence cut after technical error

    A PAEDOPHILE who attacked police with a nail gun when they tried to arrest him, has had his 30-year jail term cut by a year on appeal. read more

  • Overturned car blocks A465 near Abergavenny

    THE A465 Heads of the Valleys Road is reportedly blocked with traffic queuing in both directions between the Pandy junction and Pontrilas, because of an overturned car. read more

  • Man who raped young girl has prison sentence cut

    A GWENT child rapist in his 20s, who insisted that a young girl in fact "seduced" him, has had his sentence slashed by a quarter on appeal. read more

  • UPDATE: Lorry crash blocks M4 near Newport

    TRAFFIC is slow on the M4 motorway around Newport after two lorries crashed into each other. read more

  • Newbridge desperate for derby victory

    NEWBRIDGE desperately need to break their duck when they welcome Gwent rivals Blackwood to the Welfare Ground in the Swalec Championship tomorrow afternoon. read more

  • Lord of the Flies review

    Lord of the Flies read more

  • Lord of the Flies review

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  • CRINDAU ARRESTS: 20 people are bailed South Wales Argus:

    TWENTY people arrested following an incident in Crindau, Newport, have been bailed, police said today. read more


    TRUMAN (Ivor William) On October 18th peacefully surrounded by his family at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Ivor aged 77 years, of George Street (formerly Melon Street) dearly loved brother of Kathleen and the late Trevor, brother in law of Ann and dear uncle of Leslie, Billy and Terry and their families RIP. Will be sadly missed. Funeral Friday October 31st service at St Michael's R C Church at 12 noon followed by interment at St Woolos Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to Tovey Bros. 9/11 Cardiff Road Newport NP20 2EH. read more


    LEWIS Catherine Frances Nee O'Gorman Peacefully at Nevill Hall Hospital on October 14th, Catherine of Llanhilleth. Beloved wife of the late George. A much loved mother of Frances, Kevin, Glenn, Christopher & Michael. A devoted grandmother and great grandmother. Goodnight, God bless. Funeral service at St Mary's Catholic Church, Abertillery on Wednesday 29th October at 10am followed by interment at Brynithel Cemetery. Floral tributes may be sent c/o Phillip Tom and Sons, Llanhilleth. 01495 320070 read more

  • D HULL

    HULL (Daphne Jean) Suddenly at her home in Caldicot Daphne passed away. Loving mother of Colin, mother-in-law to Mandy, sister to Jessie and Violet. The funeral will take place at 1pm at the Gwent Crematorium on Friday 31st October. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu for Macmillan Nurses or British Heart Foundation may be sent to Robert Howells & Son, 90 Newport Road, Caldicot NP26 4BR Tel: 01291 421375. read more


    McLEAN (James Clive) On 21st October, at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, James Clive, aged 74 years, of Caldicot. Beloved husband of Joyce, much loved dad of Richard & Deborah, Robert, Gavin & Linda, Jamie & Teresa, dearly loved by all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral service Monday 3rd November, 3.30p.m. at the Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations for Grey Hill Surgery Nurses (Treatment Suite Services) and Caldicot District Nurses (Aneurin Bevan Healthboard) may be made payable to Philip Blatchly & Son Donations Account and sent to London House, 14 Chepstow Road, Caldicot, Mon. NP26 4HY. Tel: 01291 430468. read more

  • M KING

    KING (Margaret) You will be sadly missed and always remembered. God bless. Sister Betty and brother-in-law Douglas. read more


    CARPANINI Suddenly on October 18th 2014 at Nevill Hall Hospital, Anthony (Tony) of Hospital Road, Pontnewynydd. Dearly devoted husband of the late Margaret and dearly cherished father of Mark and John and father-in-law of Diane and Jane, a dearly loved grandfather of Hannah, Christopher, Emma and Rhys and very good friend of the community. Funeral will take place on Wednesday October 29th leaving his home he cherished so much for a service at St. Alban's Catholic Church, Pontypool where friends are asked to meet at 10am prior to cremation at the Gwent Crematorium at 11am. Family flowers only by request, donations if desired for the Stroke Ward at Nevill Hall Hospital. Further enquiries to B M Watkins, the Funeral Home, Varteg, Tel: Talywain 772725 or 773883. read more


    ROBERTS (George) On Sunday 19th October 2014, Walter George Roberts aged 88 years of Pontnewydd, passed away peacefully at Royal Gwent Hospital after much pain that he bore with great courage, beloved husband of Joyce, dearly loved father of Alan and Jayne, dearly loved father-in-law of Jason and the late Mo, loved and respected by all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sleep peacefully now, God bless you Joyce and family. Funeral Thursday 30th October, service 2.30pm at Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu may be given at the service for Cancer Research. Enquiries to Peterson Funeral Home, Maendy Way, Cwmbran. Tel: 01633 483127. read more

  • M KING

    KING (Margaret) Cherished memories. Will be fondly remembered. R.I.P. Brother Bram and sister-in-law Pat. read more

  • Right wingers

    I DON’T understand why a party like UKIP is so appealing to South Wales when the party is made up of Maggie Thatcher fans, former Tory voters and members. read more


    CLARRY& EDNA DAVIES Congratulations on your 70th Wedding Anniversary Love from all your family and friends. read more


    CHANNING (Adrian) Taken from us 26 years ago today. You are always in our hearts and thoughts each and every day. We miss you dearly and always treasure our precious memories of you. Our love always, Jenny, children Sharon, Andrea, Richard, Andrew, Steven and families X Your loving Mam, late Dad, brothers and families X read more


    JONES Val (nee Sweet) M.B.E. Richard, Karen, Simon and family would like to thank everyone for their expressions of sympathy, letters and cards of condolence following their recent bereavement. Special thanks to all staff at St Woolos Hospital for their care, to Rev Bernard Lewis and the members of Emmanuel Evangelical Church, and to all those who attended the funeral and gave donations for Alzheimers Society and Macular Society. Your kindness and support is greatly appreciated. read more

  • P DEAN

    DEAN The family of the late Paul Henry Carlsson Dean would like to extend thanks to family, friends and neighbours for the expressions of sympathy and cards of condolence received and to all that attended the service. Special thanks to members of the Merchant Navy who attended the funeral their presence was greatly appreciated. Also to Rev. Elaine Hills who conducted a lovely service and who has been a great source of comfort. Many thanks also to TJ Davies and Sons and to Sue of Robert Howells and Sons for their support and assistance at this very difficult time. read more


    DEACON Winifred (Frida) The family of the late Frida Deacon would like to express their sincere and heartfelt thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind messages of sympathy and cards of condolences received during their very sad loss. Special thanks to all the carers, nurses and doctors for their care and support during Frida's illness. Thanks also to Father Richard for his kind words of comfort and to Tovey Bros for their compassion and excellent service during this difficult time. Finally thank you to everyone who attended Frida's funeral service, the presence of so many was a great source of comfort to the family. read more


    JAMES Ann aged 77 passed away on the 14th October 2014 at Nevill Hall Hospital. She will be dearly missed by her Husband Jess her children Michael, Jennifer and Paul, daughter in law Louise, son in law Peter her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Forever in our hearts and never forgotten. Funeral Monday 3rd November Service at St. Codoc's Church Trevethin at 2.00pm followed by cremation at Gwent Crematorium at 3.00pm. Floral tributes may be sent to Co Operative, Lime Kiln Road, Pontnewynydd Tel: 01495 772288. read more


    RICHARDS (Douglas) Peacefully at home on 20th October 2014 after a long illness bravely Borne. Douglas of Beynon Street, Newbridge. Beloved Husband of Edith. Dearly loved Father of Angela and Suzan. Father in law of Irwin and the late David. Much loved Granch of Lee, Neil, Barry and Nicky. Great Granch of Siena and Kaian. A loved Brother, Brother in law and Uncle. He will be greatly missed by all his family and many friends. Resting at the Ellis Williams Funeral Home. Funeral Friday 31st October. Service at St Paul's Church, Newbridge 11.00am. Followed by interment at Abercarn Cemetery 12.00pm. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired may be given to St David's Foundation at the service. read more


    BYRNE Bridget Josephine (Pidge) On October 16th at her daughters home, Bridget, beloved wife of the late Jack, much loved mother of Christine and Glyn and Bernadette, dearly loved grandmother of Kerry-Anne, Paul, Andrew and Jack and great grandmother of Joseph and Theo. R I P. Funeral Tuesday October 28th Requiem Mass at St Mary's RC Church at 10am followed by interment at Christchurch Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu payable to St David's Hospice Care may be sent c/o Tovey Bros, 9/11 Cardiff Road, Newport. NP20 2EH. read more


    STOREY Kenneth Edward On October 15th peacefully at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Ken, aged 77, beloved husband of Joan, much loved father of Stephen, Andrew and Jacqui, father in law of Susan, Debbie and Percy dearly loved grandad of Richard, Jessica and Francesca, cherished brother and brother in law and loving uncle. Funeral Tuesday October 28th service at St Thomas' Church, Maesglas at 1pm followed by cremation at Gwent Crematorium. Flowers may be sent to Tovey Bros, 9/11 Cardiff Road, Newport. NP20 2EH read more


    LAUREN 18 18 POOLE Congratulations Babe 18 Today 1 Love and kisses 8 always Mam, Dad, 18 Josh and Kaylz 18 18 xxx read more


    GRACE Helen (Nee Donovan) Cherished memories of a most self sacrificing, generous, loving mother and very dear grandma, passed away very suddenly 26th October 1997. The devoted wife of James (passed away 1973). Remembered always in the thoughts, prayers and eternal gratitude of daughter Dalleen, son-in-law John and granddaughter Geraldene, Jonathan and Annabelle Rose. Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary watch over her. Requiescat in Pace. read more

  • Lost opportunity

    I RECENTLY had the pleasure of attending Taunton’s auction of 22 fibreglass dragons. It got me thinking – whatever happened to Newport’s very own 60 Superdragons (one of which I had the honour of decorating)? read more

  • Bike blockade

    MY DAUGHTER- IN-LAW recently travelled from Portsmouth to visit her mother who is in a nursing home and also my husband, who is in St Woolos Hospital. She found she was getting low on petrol so she went to the Aust Service station to fill up. To her horror she found she was penned in by motor cyclists who wouldn’t let her through. She is not a person who panics, but admitted she was frightened. read more

  • Allowance cuts

    LEADER of Caerphilly Nationalist councillors, Cllr Colin Mann, has welcomed the Caerphilly Council Labour cabinet’s decision to cut their own allowances by five per cent, noting the initiative comes at a time when the people of the county borough are facing cuts in services (Argus letters, October 22). read more

  • Railroaded

    RE: PREPARATION, anticipation, frustration. With another round of eagerly anticipated autumn rugby internationals set to run through November, aside from a collective fingers crossed across much of Gwent, rugby fans and rail users will be preparing themselves for the ordeal of trying to get into Cardiff on overcrowded or full trains. read more

  • Newport boxer Adam Goldsmith in action in Merthyr

    UNBEATEN Newport welterweight Adam Goldsmith is in action in Merthyr tonight against Cardiff-based Iraqi boxer Ameen Alkailany, writes Andrew Penman. read more

  • County boss expects Byrne deal in 48 hours

    NEWPORT County boss Justin Edinburgh expects to announce a new deal for midfielder Mark Byrne within 48 hours, but he admits he’s sweating on the future of the Exiles’ other midweek match winner. read more

  • Farm owner jailed for forcing vulnerable man into 13 years of unpaid labour

    A FARM owner has been jailed for four and a half years for forcing a "vulnerable" man to work without pay for more than a decade. read more

  • Newport aiming to avoid another sob story at Bedwas

    NEWPORT won't want to add another 'if only' to their growing collection when they head to Bedwas in the Principality Premiership tomorrow afternoon. read more

  • Police appeal following burglary in Ebbw Vale

    POLICE are appealing for information following a burglary in Ebbw Vale. read more

  • Man charged with burglary

    A MAN has been charged with burglary in connection with an incident at Cash Generator in Cwmbran. read more

  • Plenty for Cross Keys to play for on return to Penzance

    WHEN Cross Keys last played the Cornish Pirates in Penzance there was very little riding on it for them. read more

  • LEWIS EVANS: Dragons have to repeat positive spirit of Paris against Falcons South Wales Argus:

    THROUGHOUT this season I have been writing about how we have been working hard and making progress but rugby is a results business – and what better way to give our campaign a boost than by winning with a bonus point in France. read more

  • Poor crowds will affect us financially, warns Exiles boss

    MANAGER Justin Edinburgh says Newport County AFC will be affected financially if attendances at Rodney Parade don’t improve. read more

  • Lyn Jones: Dragons must go on the run against Newcastle South Wales Argus: Hallam Amos lauches a counter attack (10572603)

    NEWPORT Gwent Dragons director of rugby Lyn Jones wants his charges to run wild when favourites against Newcastle this evening, just as they did when underdogs against Stade Francais in Paris. read more

  • Surge in long A&E waits in Gwent

    CLOSE to 300 patients waited more than 12 hours to be dealt with in accident and emergency departments in Gwent hospitals during September. read more

  • Electronic waste transformed into art

    A NEWPORT artist has been working with schoolchildren to create an electronic waste-themed display to be shown at the Riverfront Centre next year. read more

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