AN EVENING with rugby stars in Usk has raised more than £5,000 for next year's Monmouthshire Eisteddfod.
NEWPORT went top of the Principality Premiership after picking up a bonus-point victory at Llanelli.
HUMAN rights group Liberty has welcomed a decision not to proceed with the controversial ban on rough sleeping in Newport City Centre.
THE chairman of a Newport Muslim group has called for some perspective after anti-Islamic graffiti was sprayed on two mosques in the city on Tuesday night.
PLANS to convert a former nursing home in Newport into a swanky restaurant and hotel which have been strongly opposed by people living in the area could get the go-ahead next week.
A FORMER Hells Angel biker who brandished a hammer in a Newport armed street fight has avoided jail.
CUTS to the UK government's funding for S4C in George Osborne’s spending review have been branded "extremely disappointing".
A BUY a brick campaign has been launched to raise money for a drop in centre in Tanzania which will be in memory of a Caerwent teenager.
WORK on a major housing development set to comprise 224 homes is to begin next month.
CASH-STRAPPED council chiefs are calling on town bosses to put up money to upgrade an ageing CCTV system in the heart of Pontypool.
THE number of fluent Welsh speakers in Newport has not increased for more than ten years, a new study has shown.
A NEWPORT-based nonprofit organisation which helps disabled people all over the world has bought a cow for a school in Africa.
WALES wing George North has agreed a new contract with Aviva Premiership club Northampton.
SCOTLAND under-21 international striker Oliver McBurnie has joined Newport County AFC on a one-month youth loan deal from Premier League neighbours Swansea City.
A 28-year-old, who was also stabbed, remains in police custody after he was arrested on suspicion of murder
CROSS Keys have pledged that they won't take Neath lightly when they welcome the Principality Premiership's basement side to Pandy Park tomorrow afternoon (kick-off 2.30pm).
EBBW Vale boss Nigel Davies admits he has been given food for thought by the performances of the Steelmen's experimental side in the Foster's Challenge Cup, writes Chris Kirwan.
BEDWAS are looking to condemn a second Principality Premiership title contender on the spin to a Bridge Field defeat when they host champions Pontypridd tomorrow.
NEWPORT County AFC academy coach Byron Anthony was full of praise for the club’s under-18s despite their FA Youth Cup 2nd round defeat to Southend United, writes Andrew Penman.
NEWPORT County AFC manager John Sheridan is hopeful that defender Scot Bennett will be fit to face Luton Town on Saturday.
AN USK dentist has warned of the dangers of hidden sugars in children's 'healthy' snacks which are causing 'middle class tooth decay.'
COMMUTERS could face train delays over the festive period after train drivers' union ASLEF announced they will be re-balloting their members on strike action.
A WOMAN who died after she was involved in a two-car crash in Blackwood this morning has been named as Mavis Lemin.
A VAN was stolen and torched in Cwmbran yesterday.
PACE bowler Michael Hogan has signed a fresh contract to stay with Glamorgan until the end of the 2018 season.
A REFUSE bin was intentionally set alight near Tesco in St Dials, Cwmbran on Wednesday November 25.
ED Jackson has been passed fit to start for Newport Gwent Dragons in tomorrow’s Guinness Pro12 fixture at Edinburgh but Wales star Taulupe Faletau is still sidelined.
GWENT Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a house in Abergavenny on Saturday November 21.
I FIND it shocking and disappointing that Bassaleg School, allegedly one of the best in the area, and the place that parents move near to in order to be in the catchment area, cannot even finish the painting of their gates. The job was…
IN HIS Lliswerry grassroots column, Allan Morris mentions that former users of the closed Carnegie Library on Corporation Road have “a few issues and concerns” using Ringland Library. May I remind them that Maindee Library, now run by…
THE UK government proposals to cut tax credits for working people showed clearly that their priorities are bad for families and workers in Newport East. More than a quarter of families in Newport are in receipt of tax credits. That’s…
REGARDING people sacrificing their lives for Isis, the terrorist organisation. The urge to self-immolate in a “higher” cause has long been exploited by sacrificial cults. However, Isis fighters are brainwashed to see it as a “high and…
WELL, the designers, planners and councillors of Newport, have managed to do it yet again, botched up what should have been a saving grace for the future of Newport. I refer of course to the new Friars Walk. I have to assume none of them have…
WELSH Water said damage caused by a contractor is still affecting drinking water supplies to customers in Abercarn, Crosskeys and Ynysddu today.
NEWPORT Gwent Dragons insist that they don’t have any Murrayfield demons ahead of tomorrow’s Guinness Pro12 clash with Edinburgh (kick-off 7.35pm).
AN Ebbw Vale man who received a life-saving heart transplant says an upcoming change to the organ donor law in Wales will save lives and help thousands of families.
Haberdashers’ Agincourt School and Nursery is a vibrant and active school with pupils who strive to achieve together as Kath Skellon found out.
READ about the murder investigation which started on Tuesday night after a man was stabbed to death at a Newport flat
IT'S said that underdog Tyson Fury only has a puncher's chance in his big fight with heavyweight icon Wladimir Klitschko, a valid description of the four Welsh regions when they head into Europe.
THE British and Irish Cup could prove to be a priceless experience for the young players on the books of Newport Gwent Dragons. The same should be the case for the supporters.
NEWPORT have a poor record at Parc y Scarlets but the Black and Ambers will hope the surface will suit their expansive style against Llanelli this evening, writes Chris Kirwan.
AN Argus sports writer has appeared alongside actor Michael J. Fox and boxing legend Mike Tyson in a new documentary on Newbridge boxing great Joe Calzaghe.
HEALTH and social care professionals from throughout Gwent met yesterday to discuss the findings of a report into a seven-year investigation into abuse of elderly people at care homes.
The messages – one of which reads “Islam is demonic” - were daubed on the Jamia Mosque on Stow Hill and the Islamic Society of Wales Mosque on Victoria Road.
WHEN Sarah Szmaglik gave birth to baby Olivia on St David's Day this year, it made real the distant dream of a hitherto childless couple she met two years earlier.
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JOHNSON Jayne (Fan) You never complained, you never gave in, you fought a battle you could not win. A fighter till the end. Goodnight, God Bless, till we meet again. Love and miss you forever, Bryan and Jo. xxx
HILLMAN (nee Coghlan) Micky Peacefully at home on November 15th, aged 85 years, devoted wife of Ray, much loved mother of Raymond, Steven, Brian, Janice and Lyndon and their partners, loving grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral Thursday…
VASSALLO (Margaret) The last time we saw you, you looked so bright and well, little did we know it was our last farewell. Goodnight Mam, Love Manny and June. xx