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  • Abergavenny Community Centre launched

    A COMMUNITY hub in Abergavenny officially opened to the public at the weekend. read more

  • Newport hospice St David’s Hospice Care to expand with 15-bed state-of-the-art unit South Wales Argus:

    ST DAVID’S Hospice Care is to create a new 15-bed state-of-the-art in-patient unit at its site in Newport. read more

  • FIRST PERSON: Newport Cathedral organist proved a real inspiration

    Dr Emma Gibbins talks to Kath Skellon about her passion for music and becoming the Director of Music at Newport Cathedral. read more

  • Chepstow school funding review

    MONMOUTHSHIRE council is reviewing the funding for the second phase of the 21st century schools programme which includes Chepstow School as they cannot fund half the money needed. read more

  • Injury problems mount for Dragons ahead of clash with title-chasing Ulster

    NEWPORT Gwent Dragons' injury problems are mounting ahead of Sunday's Rodney Parade encounter with Guinness Pro12 title contenders Ulster, writes Chris Kirwan. read more

  • Match raises £1,500 in coach’s memory

    A SUCCESSFUL match in memory of a Pontypool sports coach raised more than £1,500. read more

  • WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Full story of German defeat in Poland South Wales Argus:

    Joffre’s tactics read more

  • Woman cleared of pocketing £360 donation to St David's Hospice charity shop South Wales Argus:

    A PONTYPOOL woman found not guilty of stealing from a charity said she had tried to take her own life following the accusation. read more

  • Sporting chance to help projects ‘make change’ South Wales Argus:

    THREE Gwent organisations are to get a share of £2.35m in National Lottery funding from Sport Wales to boost sports participation in Wales. read more

  • Traders and politicians welcome announcement of Friars Walk opening date

    TRADERS and politicians have welcomed the news that Friars Walk shopping centre will officially open its doors in Newport on November 12. read more

  • Dad grabbed his ex by the throat in a row over access to their son

    A DAD who grabbed his ex by the throat in a row over access to their son has been ordered to complete 100 hours community service. read more

  • Drunken man stamped on boyfriend’s head after row over dog mess

    A DRUNKEN man stamped on his boyfriend’s head following a row over dog mess outside his house, a court heard. read more

  • Chapman admits County have crisis of confidence at Rodney Parade

    ADAM Chapman admits Newport’s players are suffering with a crisis of confidence at their Rodney Parade home. read more

  • Cider Festival returns to Caldicot Castle

    CIDER producers are preparing to return to Caldicot Castle for the annual Welsh Cider and Perry Festival in May. read more

  • ARGUS COMMENT: Why killer toxic shock syndrome should be part of the school curriculum

    CALLS from politicians to make awareness of toxic shock syndrome part of the school curriculum have this newspaper’s full support. read more

  • Newport boss Sven Cronk makes Rodney Parade exit

    NEWPORT have parted company with head coach Sven Cronk, ending the former prop's seven-season spell in the Rodney Parade hotseat. read more

  • Police probe after men seen in back garden

    GWENT Police are investigating after two men were seen in the back of a garden on Prospect Road in Osbaston in the early hours of this morning. read more

  • Six Gwent women to 'break wooden boards with their bare hands' in bid for Miss Wales crown South Wales Argus:

    SIX Gwent women will compete in the final of Miss Wales 2015 to be held this Saturday in Port Talbot. read more

  • Tories reject Labour claims that most of new jobs in Wales are zero-hours contract South Wales Argus: HAPPY TO SUPPORT: The Secretary of State for Wales and local MP Stephen Crabb said it's important to raise awareness of dementia. 
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    WELSH workers are "heartily sick of Tory propaganda", Labour claimed today as partisan clashes over jobs emerged in the final Wales questions session before the election. read more

  • "I wasn't racing" - death crash accused South Wales Argus:

    A MAN who denies causing the death of his stepsister by dangerous driving wept as he told Newport Crown Court he had not been racing a motorcyclist friend along a Gwent lane in the moments before she died. read more

  • Girlfriend says 'yes' to man's romantic digger-driven proposal South Wales Argus:

    A ROMANTIC construction company owner from Monmouth employed his skills with a digger to propose to his girlfriend. read more

  • Do you know who stole bumper from Ford Fiesta?

    THE front bumper of a white Ford Fiesta was stolen last night and police have appealed for anyone with information about the incident to call them. read more

  • Newport's Tiny Rebel brewery looking to set up Newport bar

    NEWPORT'S booming brewery, Tiny Rebel is looking for venues for a new bar in the city centre. read more

  • Newport martial arts expert calms boy’s anger in Channel 5’s 'My Violent Child'

    A NEWPORT martial arts expert will be featured in a TV documentary tonight documenting the way his teaching was able to improve a boy’s behaviour. read more


    THOMAS William James Happy 16th Birthday William. All our Love and Kisses We send You. Love Mum, Dad, Joel, Charlie and family. xxxx read more


    THOMAS (Doris Blanche) A special Mum and Nan. We will miss you so much but you will be in our hearts forever. All our love, Gordon, Kerry, Wayne and Hollie XX read more


    JONES Pam Always in our hearts, will miss you forever Nana Pam. Love Leah, Lee, Macie and Ashton. read more


    JONES Pam I can only have one Mother, patient kind and true, no other friend in all the world will be the same as you. Love you always. Deb, Tony and family. x read more

  • M TAGG

    TAGG (Mervyn Daniel) On 22nd February, at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, Mervyn Daniel, aged 89 years, of Sedbury, Chepstow. Beloved husband of June, very much loved dad of Sian, Amanda & Julia, dearly loved grandad of Philip, Louise, Emma & Matthew. Funeral Service Monday 16th March, 10.30 am. at St. Luke's Church, Tutshill prior to cremation at the Gwent Crematorium, 12.30 pm. Family flowers only, donations for the Royal British Legion may be sent to Philip Blatchly & Son, 5 Station Road, Chepstow, Mon. NP16 5PA. Tel: 01291 624939 read more


    POOLE (Ernest Arthur) Passed away peacefully on 13th February aged 84, following a short illness. Loving husband to Joan, father to Sarah, Stephen and David, grandfather and great grandfather. Funeral service and committal at the Gwent Crematorium on Wednesday 11th March at 11.30am. Family flowers only, please, donations in lieu for the Alzheimers Society may be given at the service. Further enquiries to Phillip Tom and Sons, Pontymister. Tel: 615005. read more


    JONES Pam Goodnight Mam. Rest in peace now. Love Bonzo, Deb and Kids. xx read more


    PERRY (Joyce) Wonderful loving memories of my darling Mam. Lots of love Tracey, Mark, Natalie and Alex. xxxx read more


    WILLIAMS (David Samuel) On February 23rd at Royal Gwent Hospital, David, of Cae Perllan Road. Husband of the late Marilyn, father of Frances, Julie and Nicola, father in law of Richard, Paul and Craig and grandfather of Letisah, Alex, Amelia and Elis and great grandfather of Isla-Rose. Funeral Tuesday March 10th service at St Woolos Cathedral at 11.30am followed by interment at St Woolos Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu payable to either Friends of Alway Primary School or Friends of St Patrick's Primary School may be sent c/o Tovey Bros. 9/11 Cardiff Road Newport NP20 2EH. Would everyone please wear a daffodil at the funeral service. read more


    TWOMEY Jack Always there for us Granch. Such happy memories of you. We will cherish them forever. Never forget you. R.I.P. Love Connor and Teigan. xx read more


    TWOMEY Jack To say goodbye broke my heart Dad, such a loving man, but I think how blessed we was to have you in our lives. The wonderful memories we have of you. My Angel. Love Natalie and David. xx read more


    JONES Terry (TM) Enid, Tabitha, Kim and all their families wish to express their most sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kindness, sympathy and support shown during their sad loss of Terry (TM), of Ash Tree Road, Caerwent, also to those who attended the funeral service and for the many letters, cards, kind messages of condolence and donations for St. David's Hospice Care and Caerwent Playing Field Association received. Special thanks to Allied Carers, New Direction Carers, Caldicot District Nurses and St. David's Hospice Care for their care of Terry. read more


    MASON On 13th February 2015 Hilda in her 106th years passed away peacefully in her sleep at home . Loving wife of the late William (Bill), much loved mother of Donald and Valerie, mother-in-law of the late Ian, and adored Nana of the late Stuart. Funeral Monday 9th March service in All Saints Church Brynglas Newport at 11am followed by Cremation at the Gwent Crematorium as 12 Noon. Family flowers only please but donations in memory may be given to St. David's Hospice Care Blackett Avenue. Newport NP20 6NH. read more


    GREENING (Kathleen Elizabeth) After a long illness on the 15th February 2015. Kathleen, beloved wife of the late Les, dearly loved mother of Les, Billy and Terry and loved mother-in-law of Gill, Jean and Trudy. Wonderful grandmother of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Will be sadly missed by all. Reunited with Dad. Funeral service to be held at St Gabriels Church, Ringland on Wednesday 11th March 2015 at 10am, followed by interment at Christchurch Cemetery at 11am. Flowers can be sent c/o T.J. Davies & Sons 54-56 Chepstow Road, Newport NP19 8WU Tel: 01633 258656. read more


    TWOMEY (Jack) Deepest sympathy to Sheila and family. Jack you will never be forgotten. From Carsim, Ann and family. xx read more


    WILKINSON (Mary Elizabeth) Deepest sympathy to Phil, Jan and families. We are all thinking of you during this difficult time. All our love, your friends at Gateway XX read more


    WATKINS (Alan Henry) It is with deep regret that the Chief Constable, Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner and members of the Gwent Police received the sad news of the death of former Detective Chief Inspector Alan Henry Watkins. We extend our deepest sympathy to his wife Linda, daughters Samantha and Emma and all members of his family. read more


    ABDULLAH Carol Peacefully at home on 16th February 2015 with her loving children, close friends and family around her Carol Joyce aged 57years of Tone Close Bettws. Dearly Loved Mam of David, Michael, Lew, Sarah and their Partners, a much Loved Grandmother of her five Grandchildren, a very close friend to Tracy. Resting in the private Chapel of Michael G Ryan Son and Daughters Ltd., 106-108 Malpas Road City of Newport until funeral Monday 9th March 2015. Service at St David Lewis RC Church Bettws 12:30pm prior to Cremation at the Greater Gwent Crematorium 1:30pm. Immediate Family Flowers only please, however if desired donations would be appreciated for a charity to be announced C/o the funeral home. Following the funeral all are welcome to join the family for light refreshments at the Bettws Club, to share memories, pay tribute and celebrate Carol's life. All enquires 01633 854522 read more


    SMITH On 12th February 2015 peacefully at his home after a long illness bravely borne, Ian Sean aged 49 years. Dearly loved husband of Lucy of Bettws much loved father of Liam and Laura, Siobhan and Matthew and Callum and loving grumpy of Theo. You will live in our hearts forever. Funeral Friday 6th March service in St. John's Church Maindee at 2-30pm followed by cremation at the Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only please but donations in memory may be given to Cancer Research U.K. Wales Coniston Parkfield Place, Newport NP20 4NB read more


    TWOMEY (Jack) Family friend of Michaela and Mogsy, Brian and the late Joan. R.I.P. read more


    WHITECOMBE Peacefully on February 24th in the comfort and tender care at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant after a long illness Bonita Margaret (Bonnie) formerly of Greenhill Manor Merthyr Tydfil. Dearly devoted cherished daughter of Doreen and the late Keith and devoted sister of Julie and Corienne and Sian and sister in law of Wayne and Lee and devoted loving aunt of her nephews and nieces and friend of the community. Funeral will take place on Friday March 6th, family prayers at her parent's home Brynwern Pontypool at 9am leaving for a service at the Gwent Crematorium were friends are asked to meet at 9.30am. Family flowers only by request, donations if desired for PICKS Illness Society Fund. Further enquiries to B M Watkins Funeral Home Varteg 01495 772725/773883. read more


    THOMAS (Doris) A devoted mother, will be sadly missed and always remembered. Good night, God bless. Son Michael and grandsons Jason and Christopher. read more


    THOMAS (Doris) Thank you Mum for everything you did for me. Will be thinking of you every day. Son Dale, daughter-in-law Kim and granddaughter Jasmine. read more


    TWOMEY Jack My Darling Husband. I have only just lost you, the pain is hard to bear must I go through life Jack knowing your not there, my world has fallen apart but you have given me 53yrs of wonderful memories locked inside my heart, and as long as I have those memories we will never be apart. R.I.P. Wonderful Man. Your Everloving Wife Sheila. xx read more


    TWOMEY Granch You were really one in a million, a cut above the rest. All that knew you would agree you simply were the best. We will cherish our lovely memories Granch. Love you forever Carly and Marnie. xx read more


    TWOMEY Dad My lovely Dad, life will never be the same without you. I smile and speak at appropriate times but inside I'm crying. I'm proud you are my Dad. Miss you so much, I love you Dad. Carey and Alfie. x read more

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