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  • Victory for some in school transport row

    MONMOUTHSHIRE council has re-awarded college transport to some children and young adults with special educational needs after a month-long battle with parents across the county. read more

  • Yes campaign for McDonald's gathers support

    A YES campaign group for a McDonald’s on the outskirts of Abergavenny is gathering pace, with more than 1,400 supporters. read more

  • Changes coming to Newport bus services

    NEWPORT Bus will operate additional services to enhance the city and rural network from Monday, November 3. read more

  • M4 collision causes eastbound tailbacks around Newport

    A COLLISION between two cars on the M4 eastbound between junctions 27 (High Cross) and 26 (Malpas Road) has blocked two lanes and is causing severe congestion. read more

  • I would like a second chance, says Ched Evans South Wales Argus: Sheffield United and Wales footballer Ched Evans Sunday July 31, 2011.  (8431777)

    FORMER Wales striker Ched Evans has expressed his desire to return to football after serving half of a five-year sentence for rape. read more

  • Newport's Riverfront Theatre celebrates 10th anniversary

    THE heart of Newport's arts and entertainment scene The Riverfront celebrated its 10th anniversary today with a birthday reception. read more

  • Teenage girls injured after car crashes into tree

    FOUR teenage girls were taken to hospital on yesterday after the car they were travelling in crashed into a tree in Rassau. read more

  • I would have loved Bluebirds job, says Tony Pulis South Wales Argus: TOP BOSS: Newport's Tony Pulis

    NEWPORT’S Tony Pulis says he would have been interested in replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Cardiff City manager but never got the chance. read more

  • Britain’s Got Talent to audition at Pill Millenium Centre South Wales Argus: Will act win Britain’s Got Talent on Sunday?

    FANCY yourself as the next Collabro, Susan Boyle, Diversity or even Jenson Zhu? read more

  • Meet The Band: Thousand Fingers

    Ahead of Thousand Fingers gig at Newport's Meze Lounge this weekend Andy Howells chats to bass guitarist Geo Morgan read more

  • Thousand Fingers To Tour

    Newport band Thousand Fingers have announced a 6 date tour run starting Wednesday October 29, they will be joined out on the road with alternative rock band The Effect. read more

  • Lionel Richie Announces Welsh Date for 2015 Tour.

    Since his massive Tuskeegee Tour in 2012 delighted audiences across Europe, Lionel Richie has announced he is set to return for a 31-date tour that will see him perform in 9 cities across England. He will play Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on March 15. read more

  • Shrek Musical To Play WMC in 2015

    Direct from London’s West End, Shrek The Musical will stomp into Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff from Tuesday 8 December 2015 until Sunday 10 January 2016. read more

  • A comical look at Breaking Bad

    One Man. 62 episodes. One show… read more

  • Echo and The Bunnymen announce Cardiff show

    Echo & The Bunnymen have announced new tour dates which will see them tour across the UK this winter before returning to Liverpool for a hometown show in February 2015. read more

  • Meet The Band: Pale Seas

    London-via-Southampton star-gazers Pale Seas recently unveiled their highly-anticipated debut EP Places to Haunt, which will be released on 27th October via Native Pop. By exploring themes of youth, death and social alienation, lead singer Jacob Scott has managed to contrast dark soundscapes with soaring harmonies to devastating effect. Through the EP’s four tracks, Scott uses this subject matter to seek hope within the macabre, and marks himself as one of Britain’s best emerging songwriters in the process. read more

  • King King To Support John Mayall On Tour

    Visitors to John Mayall's 80th anniversary concert at St David's Hall next week are in for a treat. Not only will fans be treat to music from John's new album "A special life" but they will also get to see an opening set from Scottish bluesbreakers King King. read more

  • Christmas comes early at The Dolman Theatre

    A film musical classic celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. White Christmas premiered to the world on October 14, 1954 and has been part of the Christmas season ever since. The title song, originally sung by Bing Crosby and written by Irving Berlin was originally featured in the 1942 film musical Holiday Inn. read more

  • LIVE: Newport council meeting

    ARGUS reporter Becky Carr is at Newport council's learning, caring and leisure scrutiny committee meeting this evening. Join her for live coverage here: read more

  • PICTURE: Man of 81 set to spend his last years in prison after being jailed for rape and sex assault

    A 81-year-old man will spend his last years in prison after he was sentenced for four counts of rape and one count of indecent assault on a young girl read more

  • WATCH: Sheep stranded on cliff is rescued by RSPCA South Wales Argus:

    RSPCA inspectors have rescued a sheep which was stranded on a cliff in South Wales. read more

  • LIVE: Council debates merger plans South Wales Argus: Monmouthshire County Council HQ in Usk

    REPORTER Nathan Briant is at the special Monmouthshire County Council meeting to discus a potential merger with other authorities. read more

  • Welsh secretary should condemn 'war on Wales' South Wales Argus: CONTROVERSIAL: A bill to introduce National Service had its second reading in Parliament

    WELSH Secretary Stephen Crabb has been urged to condemn the "war on Wales", amid claims that Jeremy Hunt hired the Daily Mail to smear the NHS. read more

  • Woosnam threatens to quit after hall of fame snub South Wales Argus:

    WELSHMAN Ian Woosnam has threatened to walk away from golf after being snubbed once again for the golf hall of fame, writes Michael Pearlman. read more

  • Inspectors should compare English and Welsh NHS - Cameron South Wales Argus: David Cameron addresses the House of Commons

    INTERNATIONAL inspectors should be brought in to compare the performance of the NHS in England and Wales, David Cameron said today in his latest Commons clash with Ed Miliband. read more

  • Wales being ‘undersold’ to overseas visitors

    THE Commons Welsh Affairs Committee has called for a more coherent strategy to attract international visitors to Wales. read more

  • WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Rumour that Ostend retaken no surprise South Wales Argus:

    Fight for the coast read more

  • Heroin-user found guilty of man's murder South Wales Argus: DIED: David Alun Lewis

    A HEROIN addict has been found guilty of murdering a man under a secluded bridge just five days after coming out of jail. read more

  • Newport Docks owner repeats concern over M4 Relief Road

    THE owners of Newport Docks have repeated their concerns over the proposed route of the M4 Relief Road. read more

  • Have your say on council business South Wales Argus: Caerphilly County Borough Council HQ

    RESIDENTS in the Caerphilly county borough can now have their say on the issues that will be discussed by the council’s five scrutiny committees. read more

  • Pioneering veg plot approved

    MONMOUTHSHIRE council will give a first licence of its kind in the county today to a woman who will be responsible for growing produce on a plot of the authority's land. read more

  • CRIME FILE: ‘Sexting’ can lead to threat of child abuse

    IN the last five years 26 children under the age of 16 have been charged for sexual offences on other under 16s in Gwent. read more

  • Police hunt man with links to Gwent

    POLICE are appealing for help in finding a man who has links with Gwent. read more

  • Teen boys arrested after Pill sex assault

    TWO teenage boys from Newport have been arrested in connection with a sexual assault in Pill. read more

  • Caravan fire closes lane on M4 in Newport South Wales Argus: Traffic queue at Junction 28 of the M4 as an accident is cleared from the Eastbound carriageway (1067889)

    ONE lane and a slip road is closed due to caravan fire on the M4 in Newport. read more

  • Abortion laws

    AT THE October TUC Congress, the Society of Radiographers (SOR) agreed to remit its motion on gender termination. This means, according to the SOR’s October magazine that it has been submitted to the General Council without having to be debated by the Conference. read more

  • Total madness

    TORFAEN Council’s adherence to the failed doctrine of capitalist neo-liberalism and its ideologically driven austerity programme reveals either their total economic ignorance or contempt for the good people of the borough. read more

  • Welcome cuts

    I WOULD like to comment on the decision of the Labour Cabinet at Caerphilly County Borough Council to reduce their allowances. I welcome the decision, but it is long overdue. Plaid Cymru has been urging Labour rulers to follow their colleagues on Rhondda Cynon Taf and Cardiff councils, but until last week they had ignored our appeals. read more

  • Bus stop woes

    FOR THE first time ever, on a dark autumn evening, I used the bus stop beneath the car park opposite the railway station. read more

  • Residents unite

    A COMMENT on local authority mergers. The critical minimum population mass for a successful, modern, UK city is about 250,000. The general topography and geology within Newport’s current boundaries seriously restricts any large-scale developments in terms of high-rise buildings such as office blocks and road/rail infrastructure. However, Torfaen’s topography has potential for larger commercial infrastructures. If Torfaen were to merge with Newport, south Monmouthshire and Iswlyn, the combined population could be about 350,000 by 2020. The Newport, Gwent area will remain the poor relations of a Cardiff City region unless they unite. The mayor of Bristol has suggested a merger between Cardiff and Bristol - these two cities would dominate the Severn Estuary (with Newport and Gwent as ‘piggies in the middle’). However, with a population of about 350,000, the Newport/Torfaen/Islwyn/South Monmouthshire area would have the potential to develop successfully and independently. read more

  • Survey says 65% of pets fear fireworks

    A NEW survey from Dogs Trust and Cats Protection has revealed that 65 per cent of pets are worried by fireworks and that 93 per cent of their owners alter their routine during fireworks celebrations. read more

  • FIRST PERSON: Documentary filmmaker Alexis Girardet

    From chewing bits of wood to sound like a beaver, to trekking to the South Pole with Prince Harry, Alexis Girardet from Tintern has earned his place as a documentary filmmaker, as EMMA MACKINTOSH found out. read more

  • Gwent Homebase stores at risk as quarter of outlets to close

    TWO Homebase stores in Gwent are at risk as the company announced it will close a quarter of its outlets over three years. read more

  • Gwent health board gets new boss

    ANEURIN Bevan University Health Board has a new chief executive, Judith Paget, who takes over the role vacated in June by Dr Andrew Goodall on his appointment as the head of the NHS in Wales. read more


    WARDMAN (nee Evans) Jean Peacefully on October 14th at Caerleon House Nursing Home, Jean, aged 79 years, formerly of Rogerstone, beloved wife of the late Bill, mother of the late Bill, sister of Sheila and George, aunt of Sian, Owain and family and cousin of Joyce. Funeral Monday October 27th service at Gwent Crematorium at 4pm. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired payable to British Heart Foundation may be sent c/o Tovey Bros, 9/11 Cardiff Road, Newport. NP20 2EH read more


    WHITE Sadly on 16th October 2014 at the Royal Gwent Hospital aged 93 years (retired Registrar) beloved Mum of Judy and Philip, mother-in-law of John and Rosemary, much loved Grandmother of Sarah, Lynsey and Elizabeth, Robin and Elizabeth and great grandmother of Ella, Millie and Ffion. Funeral Friday 24th October service in the Private Chapel of Albert E. Hicks Ltd., Grafton House, 1 Grafton Road, Newport at 2.30pm followed by cremation at the Gwent Crematorium at 3.30pm. Family flowers only please but donations in memory may be given to Cancer Research Wales, c/o Mrs M. Hughes, Velindre Hospital, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 2TL read more


    CUDLIP (Olwyn May) On that sad and lonely Sunday day, God said no more suffering Olly and He came down to take you away. He took your soul but left your heart so you and I would never be apart. Your devoted Son Martin, daughter in law Nicola and much cherished granddaughter Katie-Marie. xxx read more


    BATEMAN (Pam) Woodside, Duffryn Peacefully at Royal Gwent Hospital on Sunday 12th October. Loving Mother of Angela and Antony, Grandmother of Stevie, Melissa and Hannah, Great Grandmother to Jayden, Joshua and Summer. Rest in peace, Mum; you're free now. Always in our hearts and never to be forgotten. Funeral at Gwent Crematorium, Croesyceiliog on Friday 24th October at 10:30. Donations to NSPCC or Cancer Research in lieu of flowers read more


    AMENDED NOTICE DAWKINS Olwyn (OL) Olwyn passed away suddenly on 6th October 2014 at her home. Daughter of the late Billy and Milly, beloved sister of Gwyneth, Lloyd, Joanne and the late Linda. Sadly missed by all her nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral Thursday 23rd October, service at St Stephens Church at 3.00pm followed by cremation at Gwent Crematorium. Flowers welcome or donations made payable to the Salvation Army, may be sent c/o Tovey Bros, 9/11 Cardiff Road Newport NP20 2EH. read more


    RIZZO John Michael Gwyneth Rizzo, Jayne, Helen, Michael and Anne and their families wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for their kindness and words of condolence. Thank you to staff at Tregwilym Lodge Nursing Home for their loving care. Special thanks to Father Michael Doyle and Reverend Audrey Jenkins. Thank you to all who attended his funeral and those who made donations to the Alzheimer's Society. read more

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