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  • Law to shield tenants from domestic abuse threat

    THE Welsh Government plans to do more to protect people living in social housing from domestic violence and anti-social behaviour with new legislation. read more

  • Celtic Manor defends pay rates after MP's speech

    NEWPORT'S Celtic Manor Resort became embroiled in the reignited debate over the national minimum wage today, after Labour's Shadow Secretary of State for Wales Owen Smith said a £5 an hour rate for casual staff "should not be acceptable." read more

  • Deliberately-set grass fire at Nantyglo South Wales Argus:

    A GRASS fire was deliberately set at Nantyglo tonight, South Wales Fire Service says. read more

  • Firefighters rescue child from scaffolding South Wales Argus:

    A FIRE crew from Blaina rescued a small child from scaffolding in Nantyglo just before 6pm tonight. read more

  • Campaign launched to back high streets

    A NATIONAL campaign encouraging people to visit the shops and businesses on their local high street launches this weekend. read more

  • Premier League trophy comes to Maindee pub

    CROWDS of football fans turned out at a Newport pub on Friday for a chance to pose with the Premier League trophy. read more

  • Residents find out more on Cwmcarn Forest Drive closure

    PLAY equipment is being removed from Gwent’s biggest tourist attraction to make way for a storage area while thousands of diseased trees are felled, says a report from a meeting held last week. read more

  • First minister calls for Labour to ‘rebuild UK’

    THE first minister of Wales has called for the Labour Party to help rebuild the UK after it “suffered a serious injury” in the Scottish independence referendum last week. read more

  • MP warns of referendum power risks

    MONMOUTHSHIRE MP David Davies has voiced concern that the Scottish referendum could hand more power to the Welsh Assembly. read more

  • WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Lloyd George denounces the Kaiser and all his works South Wales Argus:

    Great Britain’s greatest chancellor, the nation’s greatest social reformer and most fearless orator yesterday denounced in unmeasurable terms, the Kaiser and all his works. read more

  • Lord gives "inspiring" talk to Gwent schoolGuest gives pupils inspiring talk

    ABERSYCHAN-BORN former MP Lord Touhig returned to Gwent on Friday for an inspiring visit to secondary school pupils. read more

  • Caldicot crash - seriously injured 'stable' in hospital

    PEOPLE seriously injured in a crash near Caldicot are in a stable condition in hospital today Gwent Police said. read more

  • YOUR MP WRITES: MP for Monmouth, David Davies

    WHEN the assembly was set up I predicted that we would see continuous calls for further powers which would eventually lead to the break up of United Kingdom. read more

  • 'Earthquake' hits Caerwent for training exercise

    A MOCK earthquake hit Caerwent last week as a disaster relief charity team undertook an intense week-long search and rescue training exercise. read more

  • ARGUS COMMENT: Put patient needs first

    WE all to often report on stories that certain services are being cut back, usually due to cost considerations. read more

  • Ex-nurse marks 100th birthday

    CHEPSTOW resident Nancy Phillips celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday with a party at Castle Court Care Home. read more

  • Police appeal after man leaves prison

    POLICE are appealing for help in finding a man with links to the Newport area who failed to return to prison. read more

  • A great idea

    What a wonderful suggestion put forward about the closure of Caerleon campus! The site is such a perfect setting for Caerleon Comprehensive School and not far from their current site, one which pupils would be proud to attend. read more

  • A great idea

    What a wonderful suggestion put forward about the closure of Caerleon campus! The site is such a perfect setting for Caerleon Comprehensive School and not far from their current site, one which pupils would be proud to attend. read more

  • Don't rush it

    In response to the editor’s article: Could education still survive at campus? I would repeat my suggestion given in my letter of Tuesday September 16, that it would be better to gradually modernise Caerleon campus over, say, a 10-year period. read more

  • Delight at success of Cwm patrol plea

    PARENTS have spoken of their delight that a campaign to reinstate their school lollipop patrollady has been successful. read more

  • Move to close Blaina station 'undemocratic' - dead firefighter's daughter

    THE daughter of a Blaina firefighter, who died during a rescue attempt nearly 20 years ago, has blasted the decision to close the village’s fire station. read more

  • Gwent star Christian Malcolm to help judge Wales Sport Awards

    WELSH athletics legend Christian Malcolm will help select the very best of elite and grassroots sport for 2014 as part of the Wales Sport Awards judging panel. read more


    GRIFFITHS (Geoff) The Saviour came and stood by your bed, and these are the words we think He said You have suffered more than you can stand so come with me to a better land. God bless. Maxine, Terry, Sam, Mark and Debbie. read more


    CHAMBERS (Ellis) Sleep tight Bamps. Thank you for all our lovely memories we shared, we will treasure them forever. Love, Julie, Andrew, Lauren and Jessica XXXX read more


    CHAMBERS On 15th September 2014, at Nevill Hall Hospital, Ellis James Chambers. Beloved husband of Betty, 'his Little Peach', devoted father of Dilwyn and Paul, loved father-in-law of Sandra and Joyce, much loved grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral Friday 26th September, service 4.00pm at Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu may be given at the service for St David's Hospice Care. Enquiries to Peterson Funeral Home, Maendy Way, Cwmbran. Tel: 01633 483127. read more


    EVANS (Peter William John) On 16th September, at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, Peter William John, aged 80 years, of Caldicot. Beloved husband of the late Sylvia, much loved dad of Julie and Phil, dearly loved bamps of Sarah and Steve, Jonathan and Nicole and great-grandchildren Rhys and Evan. Funeral Service Friday 26th September, 9.30 a.m. at the Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations for St. David's Hospice Care may be sent to Philip Blatchly & Son, London House, 14 Chepstow Road, Caldicot, Mon, NP26 4HY. Tel: 01291 430468. read more


    BOOTH (Matthew) I never thought this was something I would have to write as through our good and bad times I never stopped loving you. A dad to our baby boy Kallum and Tia. We will love and miss you forever, you will never be forgotten Matt. Love, Jay, Kallum and Tia XXX read more


    GRIFFITHS (Geoff) He would not wish for sorrow or tears, but just remembrance through the passing years. God bless. Pat and Tony. read more


    GRIFFITHS (Geoff) The Last Trip - We travelled all roads with all sorts of loads, now it's the last road with no return load. God bless. Tony J. read more


    GRIFFITHS (Geoff) Peacefully on 16th September at Hafen Deg, Ty Siriol Geoff formerly of River Row, Pontnewynydd. Beloved husband of the late Sarah Annie, loving father to Carol, Pat, Ian & the late Tony, father-in-law to Mark, Tony & Mandy. Cherished Grandfather to Maxine, Terry, Sam, Christy, Joanna, Sarah, Claire, Amanda, Mark, Debbie, Ben & Abbey and all his Great Grandchildren. Now you are peacefully sleeping, away from all your pain, but the love in our hearts will always remain, words are a few, thoughts are deep, memories of you are ours to keep. Funeral Monday 29th September service at Merchants Hill Baptist Church, Pontnewynydd 10.00am followed by cremation at the Gwent Crematorium 11.00am. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu for Hafen Deg, Ty Siriol may be given after the service. Enq E I Peake, Pontnewynydd 01495 763844 read more


    WOOLLEY (Colin) On 18th September in hospital Colin (Woolley's Florist, Blackwood) beloved husband of Ingrid, much loved father of Claire, Carl & Christopher, a much loved grampy to all his grandchildren, a dear brother and brother in law who will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Resting at the funeral home of Stanley J Nicholas Ltd., The Paddocks, Pengam until the funeral on Friday 26th September. Service in The Private Chapel at 2.00pm, followed by interment in Mynyddislwyn Lawn Cemetery. Floral tributes to the funeral home please. read more


    TIBBATTS Joan Marie (nee Runnals) On 13th September at the Royal Gwent Hospital Newport, Joan aged 91 years, of The Oaks Residential Home, Rogerstone, previously of Caerleon, Newport & Cardiff. Loving Mother of Yvonne, Beverley & Melanie, Mum in law of Steve, Grandmother of Anthony and wife Mandy, Great Gran of Isabella and Oliver. Sister to Grace & Norman. Service at Gwent Crematorium on Monday 29th September 2014 at 3:00pm. Family flowers only please. Donations to Alzheimer's Society. All enquiries to Green Willow Funerals, Pillmawr Road, Malpas, Newport. NP20 6WN (01633) 855350. read more


    SANSOM Peacefully after a short illness on 18th September 2014, Brian Thomas, aged 62 years of Mansel Street Newport son of the late Fred and Esther. Dearly loved brother of Carol, Roger and Gillian and their partners, a loved uncle of his nieces and nephews. Resting in the private Chapel of Michael G Ryan Son and Daughters Ltd., 106-108 Malpas Road, City of Newport until funeral Friday 26th September 2014. Service at St Johns Church Maindee 11.30am prior to cremation at The Greater Gwent Crematorium 12.30. Immediate Family Flowers only please however if desired donations would be appreciated for Ty Hafan Children's Hospice c/o the funeral home or through Following the funeral all are welcome to join the family for light refreshments at the Nash Constitutional Club to share memories and celebrate Brian's life. All enquiries 01633 854522 read more


    JONES On 15th September 2014, Dorothy Jones of Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran. Beloved wife of the late David Thomas, devoted mother of Brian, Ann and Sheila, dear mother-in-law of Carole and Kevin, much loved nanny of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral Thursday 25th September, service 11.40am in the Chapel of the Peterson Funeral Home, Maendy Way, Cwmbran afterwards 12.30pm at Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations in lieu may be given at the crematorium for St David's Hospice Care. Enquiries to the funeral home. Tel: 01633 483127. read more


    RICHMOND formerly Powell (nee Parry) Annie Jane (known as Nancy) Peacefully on 10th September at Royal Gwent Hospital with her daughter at her bedside, Nancy, formerly of Penylan Close, Bassaleg. Darling wife of the late Fred Richmond and precious wife of the late Graham Powell. Cherished Mum and closest friend of Lynne, dear "Mother" of son-in-law John. Nancy will be remembered with much love, affection and respect by the Langsley and Richmond families, her many friends and those who knew her as a "lovely lady". Funeral Monday 29th September 1.15p.m. at Moriah Baptist Church, Risca prior to committal at Gwent Crematorium 2.30p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu may be sent to The Alzheimer's Society, GAVO Building, Ty Derwen, Church Road, Newport NP19 7EJ or All Creatures Great and Small Animal Sanctuary, Church Farm, Church Road, Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran NP44 8AD or given at the service. Online messages of condolence may be left at read more


    JAMES Joyce The family of Joyce James would like to express their thanks and appreciation for the many expressions of sympathy they have received and for the donations made to the Alzheimer's Society in Joyce's memory. read more


    RATTIGAN (Pat) Mam you were a golden wife, mother and grandmother. Birthday memories 26th 1986. read more


    BUCKLEY (Stephen) When a loved one becomes a memory that memory becomes a treasure. Love Sally, Kelly, Fleur, Beccie, Stevie and grandchildren. xxx read more


    TUDOR (Lee) Life will never be the same without you, I can't believe you're gone. I know that you're safe with Dad now. My wish for you today is for you to be back home with us and partying with your friends. Heartbroken Mam, Nicky, Shane and Chris. Josh misses you so much. X read more


    JOYCE GIBBONS 80 Happy 80th Birthday 80 80 Mam 80 Lots of Love 80 80 Susan, Tony and family 80 80 80 xxx 80 80 read more


    JOYCE GIBBONS Happy 80th Birthday Have a lovely day Lots of Love Gary and Toni xx read more


    JOYCE GIBBONS 0 8 80 My Loving Wife 80 Happy 8080 th 80 80 Birthday 08 80 All my Love 80 Malcolm and Kizzy xxxx read more


    JOYCE GIBBONS Happy 80th Birthday Nan Joyce Love you Stevie (Forever Friends) x read more


    GIBBONS (Nannie Joyce) 80 80 Today Hip Hip Hooray. 80 80 Lots of love Lilly, Jayden and Jenson. 8 xxx 0 read more


    JOYCE GIBBONS 8 8 80 0 To the 0 80 Best Mother in the World. 80 Happy 80th Birthday. 80 Love always, Jackie. 80 (Your number 1) 80 xxx 80 80 read more

  • Train death man is from Newport - police South Wales Argus: Cost of Newport rail link could top £17m

    POLICE have confirmed the person who died after being hit by a train at the weekend was a 29-year-old Newport man. read more

  • LIVE: Blaina fire station to close South Wales Argus: Campaign to save Blaina fire station, from left, AM Alun Davies, Lisa Winett, local Blaina councillor, firefighters Glyn Griffiths, watch manager, Leighton Brickell, Nigel Meek, widow Margaret Griffin, Gwyn Vaughan, Neil Amos and Dean Price

    ARGUS reporter Caio Iwan is at the South Wales Fire and Rescue HQ in Llantrisant where a decision expected on future of Blaina fire station. read more

  • 'Record breaking' vintage car rally at Tredegar House

    THE last annual vintage car rally at Tredegar House has bid Newport goodbye in style, raising a record-breaking £70,000 for blood cancer research. read more

  • International performance STORE coming to Newport

    A new shop is opening up on 147 Commercial Street, Newport, offering a completely different shopping experience. STORE is unlike a normal high street shop selling pre-packaged goods in tins, bags or boxes. It sells live performances and you can buy them at prices starting from as low as 50p. With over sixty performances to choose from, there really is a performance for everyone. STORE opens its doors in Newport on Wednesday 24 September with an official opening ceremony at 11am. read more

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