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Archive - Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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    NEWPORT County AFC were forced to settle for a share of the spoils in Hampshire last night as their fine-tuning for the new campaign continued. read more

  • MP hopes Nato declaration will tackle 'major' global issues

    THE declaration made by world leaders at the end of the Nato summit should include a promise to resist Russian 'land grabbing', a Newport MP has said. read more

  • Caerphilly council gets new interim chief South Wales Argus: Caerphilly County Borough Council HQ

    A NEW interim chief executive has been appointed at Caerphilly council. read more

  • BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Decision on M4 relief road sparks new row

    LAST week's announcement that the Welsh Government is backing a new motorway across the Gwent Levels provoked a backlash from critics and was welcomed by those backing the "black route". So what happens now? JEN MILLS reports. read more

  • PCC welcomes new code of police ethics

    A NEW Code of Ethics has been welcomed by both the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent and the Chief Constable of Gwent Police Force. read more

  • Pooler to hold supporters evening

    PONTYPOOL will give an update on their bid to get the green light for promotion when they hold a supporters evening. read more

  • County Youth hit Swindon for six

    NEWPORT County's youth team continued their impressive pre-season form today with a 6-2 away victory at Football League Youth Alliance rivals Swindon Town. read more

  • YOUR AM WRITES: Newport West AM Rosemary Butler

    Summer is finally here, and it’s the perfect time to take advantage of the many exciting things to see and do in Newport. read more

  • Newport remembers the First World War South Wales Argus: Send The Westmorland Gazette your stories from the First World War

    NEWPORT will be commemorating the 100 anniversary of the First World War with an array of events and ceremonies. read more

  • This is apartheid

    Well done, Ray Davies and H Roland ap Watcyn for speaking out against Israel’s barbaric onslaught on Gaza. read more

  • Defence is just

    As usual, we see people writing about the Israel/Palestine conflict, telling us how evil Israel is as it occupies and oppresses the West Bank and starves and destroys the Gaza Strip. read more

  • Gaza stalemate

    Reading the many letters in various newspapers, national and local, on the Palestine/Israel conflict it is clear that there is not going to be a quick end to this sad and deadly conflict. read more

  • Protecting rape victims in court

    WITH reference to a recent South Wales Argus article highlighting a case involving the rape of a ten-year-old girl (Two boys convicted of raping girl of 10, Argus, July 15), it may help your readers to understand the legal considerations involved in bringing a case like this to court. read more

  • Gymnast Frankie Jones is Welsh flag bearer South Wales Argus:

    GYMNAST Francesca ‘Frankie’ Jones has been announced as the Team Wales flag bearer for tomorrow's Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. read more

  • Meals on Wheels could be scrapped

    THE Meals on Wheels service in Caerphilly county borough could be scrapped in order to save the local authority more than £250,000 a year. read more

  • Chas & Dave, The Riverfront

    Its Chas & Dave's distinct knack of being able to pull songs out of the air and make them their own that makes them such great entertainers. After all, as Chas Hodges said at the Rockney duos gig at Newport Riverfront on Friday evening "In the old days when we played the London pubs its how we paid the rent. We didnt always know what we were doing but it usually turned out alright." read more

  • TV's Kate Humble opens Gwent farm shop

    WILDLIFE presenter Kate Humble launched a farm shop and cafe with the help of Monmouthshire pupils. read more

  • Fred Evans suffers Commonwealth Games KO South Wales Argus: SILVER MEDAL: Newport boxer Fred Evans on his way to victory over number one ranked Egidijus Kavaliauskas

    OLYMPIC silver medallist Fred Evans has been forced out of the Commonwealth Games after having his accreditation refused. read more

  • Newport Brownie and mum have royal time at palace

    A NEWPORT brownie and her mum have spent the day at Buckingham Palace with the Queen, the Countess of Wessex and tennis star Laura Robson during a birthday party for the brownies. read more

  • NOW AND THEN: A Newport scene South Wales Argus:

    This week we feature a scene from Newport. read more

  • Deacon Blue, Westonbirt Arboretum

    Within minutes of Deacon Blue taking to the Westonbirt stage an enthusiastic crowd forgot their picnic baskets and surged to the front, to join, as Ricky Ross wryly put it, his ‘middle-aged mosh pit’. read more

  • Thousands raised at match in mum’s memory

    THOUSANDS of pounds were raised at a fundraising football match over the weekend in memory of Pontypool mum Caroline Howarth. read more

  • NOW AND THEN: Carnegie library in Corporation Road, Newport

    I GREW up across the road from this building. It’s Carnegie library in Corporation Road, Newport. read more

  • Wales internationals lead Dragons' 7s challenge South Wales Argus: Rhys Jones in Wales Sevens squad

    WALES Sevens internationals Rhys Jones and Sam Cross will spearhead Newport Gwent Dragons’ challenge at the Premiership Rugby 7s on Saturday evening. read more

  • Newport student sets up autism school in Uganda

    A MASTERS student from the University of South Wales’ Caerleon campus has set up a school for autistic children in his home country of Uganda. read more

  • Crumlin school celebrates good report

    A VALLEYS primary school is celebrating the end of the summer term with a good report from Estyn inspectors. read more

  • Newport man jailed for slamming partner's head into wall South Wales Argus: Newport Crown Court

    A NEWPORT man has been sentenced to 11 months imprisonment for a 10 minute assault in which he slammed his partner’s head into a wall. read more

  • A CARR

    CARR James and Dorothy Are proud to announce their Silver Wedding Anniversary on 22nd July Here's to the next 25 years ! read more


    NELSON (SAM) On 13th July 2014, Sam Nelson of Caerleon. Cherished Son, brother, grandson, uncle and nephew, Husband of Hayley and father of Nat. Funeral service Friday 25th July 11.00am at St. Cadoc's Church, Caerleon, followed by Private Interment at Caerleon Cemetery. After the service everyone is welcome to come to Caerleon R.F.C. No Mourning clothes please, family flowers only, donations if desired to The Samaritans. Further enquiries to Arthur Peake (Funeral Service) Tel: Cwmbran 482291. read more


    PALMER (Dorothy) Deepest sympathy to Andrea, Steve and family. Love from Healey families. read more


    SHORT (William) Suddenly on 14th July 2014, at his home, William aged 90 years of North Road, Pontywaun. Loved husband of the late Margaret, dad of Jeff and beloved uncle to all his nieces and nephews. Resting at Ellis Williams funeral home. Funeral on Thursday 24th July service and committal at Gwent Crematorium 12.00pm. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Cancer Research may be given at the service. read more


    DAVIES Richard (Emlyn) On 16th July 2014 at Nevill Hall Hospital after a short illness, Emlyn, of Sebastopol (Formerly of New Inn) sadly passed away aged 101 years. Beloved Husband of the late Queenie Maud, much loved Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather and Great, Great Grandfather. Funeral Thursday 31st July 11.30am at New Inn Congregational Church followed by interment at Panteg Cemetery at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu may be given to IFAW c/o T.J. Davies & Sons 54-56 Chepstow Road, Newport. NP19 8WU Tel: 01633 258656 Following the Funeral all are welcomed to Greenmeadow Golf & Country Club. read more


    THOMAS (Billy) Fridays won't be the same anymore. Will be sadly missed. R.I.P. Garth, Alan and Sid. read more


    PETERSON (Margaret) Tears in our eyes will wipe away. But the love in our heart is here to stay. Cherished Nan of Richard, Mathew, Tracey, Toni, Tom, Leah, Emma and Ben. Also Great Nan of Cerys, Jake and Kai. read more


    PETERSON (Margaret) So many happy memories to hold on to Mum. Another rose for Gods Garden. Reunited with Dad. Love Pam and Hadyn. XX read more


    PETERSON (Margaret) Your soft hand was held so tightly and a thousand memories flowed. Until it was the unfortunate time to let your body go. Our hearts still ache with sadness, our tears will sadly flow. What it means to lose you Mum, only we will every know. Love Sandi & Tony XX read more


    PETERSON (Margaret) For a wonderful Mum who will be dearly missed. All my love Sue. XX read more


    JACKSON (Alfred) On 18th July, at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, Alfred, aged 85 years, of Caldicot. Devoted husband of the late Sylvia (Sis). Funeral service Thursday 31st July, 12.00 noon at St. Mary's Church, Caldicot prior to cremation at the Gwent Crematorium, 1.30 pm. No flowers by request, donations if so desired for The British Heart Foundation may be sent to Philip Blatchly & Son, London House, 14 Chepstow Road, Caldicot, Mon, NP26 4HY. Tel:01291 430468. read more


    WITHEY Passed away peacefully while on a shopping trip with her granddaughter Jaycee, on Monday 14th July 2014, Florence May (better known as May), aged 93 years, formerly of Blaina. Beloved mother of Laurie and June, George and Pat. Much loved grandmother of Nicola and Andy, Liza, Jason and Estelle, James and Caroline, Jaycee and Marc. Great grandmother of Lauryn, Georgia, Eevie, Harrison and Myrie. Funeral to take place on Wednesday 30th July 2014, service 12.00 noon at Cwmcelyn Methodist Church, Blaina prior to cremation at the Gwent Crematorium, Cwmbran, NP44 2BZ, at 1.30pm. Family flowers only, donations to Cwrt Mytton Home for the Elderly Residents Fund. Further enquiries to T.J. Brown & Sons incorporating R.J. Bevan, Oaklands, Funeral Homes, Head Office. Tel:01495 310238. read more


    DAVIES On 15th July 2014, Charis Bowen Davies of Cwmbran. Beloved wife of Tony. Funeral Friday 25th July, service 2.00pm at Gwent Crematorium. Donations in lieu of flowers may be given at the service for British Heart Foundation. Enquiries to Peterson Funeral Home, Maendy Way, Cwmbran. Tel:01633 483127. read more


    BENNETT (Cyril) Barbara, Suzanne and family would like to thank everyone for their kindness and support during this very sad time. To Celebrant Claire Mountain for a very uplifting service. We would especially like to thank Mike of Michael G Ryan Son and Daughters for his compassion, personal approach and dedication in arranging and carrying out the funeral arrangements and finally to all who attended the funeral. Once again, thank you all. read more


    BATES (Sarah Jane) Nee Williams The family of the late Sarah wish to express their sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and donations to Myositis UK. Special thanks for Celebrant Gill Fortescue, to Tovey Bros. for their compassion and dedication in carrying out the funeral arrangements. Thank you all. read more


    GIBBONS (Marion) nee Pratt Treasured memories of a very dear sister-in-law, who left us one year ago. Those we love don't go away they walk beside us everyday. Sadly missed, God Bless Marion. Teresa, Janet and their families and the families of the late Mary, David, Glyn, Peter and Christine. xx read more


    AMENDED NOTICE TILLOTSON Sybil Mary (nee Grace) Sadly on 12th July 2014 at Nevill Hall Hospital, Sybil, beloved Wife of Michael, loving Mother of Simon, Mother in law to Anne and a cherished Nannie to Thomas and Danielle. Sybil will be missed by all family and friends. Funeral to be held on Friday 25th July 3pm at T.J. Davies & Sons, Chepstow Road, Newport prior to committal at Gwent Crematorium. No flowers please by request, however donations may be given to the Motor Neurone Disease Association c/o the Funeral Directors. Tel: 01633 258656 read more


    ROUND Heather Margaret Frances (Nee Murray Passed away peacefully on 12th July 2014 aged 57 years Much loved Mum to Daniel & Kirsty, Grandmother to Enid & Poppy, daughter to the late John & Barbara Murray and sister to Keith & Stephen.The Funeral Service will take place at Shrewsbury Crematorium on Monday 28th July 2014 at 11.00 am. Family flowers only, however your very kind donations will support the work of the Alzheimer's Society. All enquiries to Aubrey Kirkham Funeral Directors Shrewsbury 01743 368999 read more


    PREECE (Barbara Helen) nee Crook Funeral will take place on Monday 28th July 2014 at 3.30pm at The Forest of Dean Crematorium (GL14 3HU). Flowers and enquiries to Philip Blatchly & Son, 5 Station Road, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 5PA Tel: 01291 624939. read more


    PETERSON Margaret Marina (nee Price) A wonderful Mother and Nan. If we had a single flower for each thought of you, we could walk in our garden forever. Ray, Joanne and Tom. XX read more


    OUR MUM AGNES 8080 TODAY 80 Happy 80th Birthday 80 to you Mum 0 With lots of Love 8 from all the family 8 80 80 xxxxx 80 0 read more


    TUTTON (Marion) Farewell Marion. A friend when we needed a friend. Love from Glyn. read more


    HUGHES (Molly) Peacefully at home on Sunday 13th July 2014, Molly Hughes aged 92 years. Beloved wife of the late Wally. Much loved mother of John and Ann. Mother-in-law of the late Kay and Jeff. Dearest Nana of Robert, Ceri and Laura. Great Grandmother of Tom and Hamish. We will always love, cherish and remember you. Funeral Monday 28th July. Service at St Cadoc`s Church, Caerleon at 10.30am followed by interment in Caerleon Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be given to Glyn Anwen Residents` Fund. read more

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