CAMPAIGNERS are still looking to explore the possible options available to them to save two Torfaen schools following the latest legal blow on Friday.
AN APPEAL has been launched after a turtle was found in Torfaen last week.
AN INAUGURAL 24-hour relay held in Pontypool has smashed its target to become one of the most successful first-time events in the history of Cancer Research UK.
MURALS designed by Newport art and design students have been given pride of place at the entrance of a housing development in the city.
A NEWPORT chef is hoping for another successful food festival in Bassaleg, which will also be hosting arts and crafts stalls this time around.
A CROSSKEYS man punched his neighbour’s dentures out in an attack over the noise of his barking dog.
THOUSANDS of people enjoyed the successful opening weekend of the Monmouth Festival as it returned for its 34th year.
POLICE are still appealing for help locating of a 74-year-old man who has been missing for a week.
POLICE are appealing to locate missing 13-year-old Abigail Dunn from the Newport area.
POLICE are appealing for information to locate a man missing from the Newport area.
A HUGE bronze statue of a bull has been stolen during a daytime burglary in Penallt, Monmouthshire.
A NEWPORT mum says she could not be more proud of her six-year-old daughter who chose to have her hair cut for the first in her life in order to donate it to “little princesses who don’t have any”.
POLICE are appealing for information after car parts were stolen from a garage in Abersychan.
A PONTYPOOL carer accused of dangerous driving in an alleged road rage spat gave evidence today and claimed the key witness is lying.
JAMES Benjamin has been backed to shine for Wales on the HSBC Sevens World Series circuit if he's not in the thick of it for Newport Gwent Dragons.
A crack team of highly-skilled engineers and support staff are putting a considerable amount of power into their fourth attempt at the strength sapping Rotary Club of Monmouth Raft Race.
The UK economy has slumped at its fastest rate since the financial crisis in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union, a report said.
Pharmaceutical outsourcing provider PCI Pharma Services has announced an expansion at its site in Tredegar.
TRAVELLERS have begun to leave the Newport International Sports Village (NISV) after legal proceedings were started to remove them from the site.
POLICE are appealing for information on a Newport man who has been reported missing.
St Joseph’s Hospital, a leading private healthcare provider in Newport, has completed a refurbishment project after securing a £5.7m finance package from HSBC.
In her monthly South Wales Argus column, Acorn’s Commercial Director, Sarah John talks about the South Wales HR Network’s latest seminar; The Apprenticeship Levy – how will it affect your business?
EBBW Vale have signalled their intent to retain their Principality Premiership crown by signing Scarlets number eight Rory Pitman, writes Chris Kirwan.
NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have confirmed that they will take on RGC 1404 in an extra pre-season friendly in Colwyn Bay next week.
A little-known Welsh business turned on the first full-scale mobile telecommunications network designed specifically for people who live and work in Wales at the recent Royal Welsh Show.
IT’S looking more and more that Labour MP’s don’t like democracy; from their strong iron curtain socialist heartlands via the EU referendum to having a new leader. How many votes will it take before they get a result to be happy with. If the…
I MUST admit, I don’t ever remember being bothered by cyclists in Newport City Centre. However, considering Commercial Street is supposed to be traffic free, it seems the number of vehicles using the street is increasing all the time. Either it is…
FOLLOWING the vote in Parliament this week that approved the renewal of the Trident nuclear submarine weapons system, it needs to be pointed out that most of the media, if not all of it, consistently gave the cost of the new system as being under…
MULCAHY Bernadette Colin and Mark would like to thank family and friends for their support, cards of condolence and prayers since Bobbie's death.We would like to thank father Mike for the wonderful service and Maria and Carl for all their support
I MUST congratulate Mr Sheppard (21/7) on being one of the very few Welsh speakers and also one of the very few readers of the Councils Newport Matters. To read the three pages in Welsh is to be applauded, though 90% of people throw it straight…
VAUGHAN Mel Loving Husband, Father and Grancha, In secret we weep in silence we cry, as each lonely hours and days passes by there is only one thought that eases our pain, it's knowing one day we are all together again. Love and miss you always Mel,…
PEWTNER Thelma Peacefully on the 6th July 2016 at Summerhill Nursing Home. Thelma of Glanmor Park Avenue Newport. Dearly loved Wife of Dennis, beloved Mother of Terry and the late Neil, Step Mum To Jayne And Lynne. Loved Nanny and Great Nanny.…
PROWSE Queenie Peacefully on Tuesday 12th July 2016 in the tender care of staff Ward D3 West, Royal Gwent Hospital Queenie Irene aged 105 years of Wellwood House, Ringland. Dearly loved Wife of the late Bill, much loved Mam of Janice and Eddie, loved…
CARNEY Michael Patrick Passed away peacefully on the 14th July aged 59 years. Loving husband, father, brother and bampy. Funeral service Thursday 28th July at 12 noon at St Mary's Church, Bletchley. Family flowers only please.
MORHAM On 17th July 2016, Ronald, aged 95 years, beloved husband of the late Gwen, loved father of Susan, Jane, Wendy and David, much loved by his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral at St Anne's Church, High Cross on Wednesday 3rd August…
ALISHA HAM Congratulations on passing your first year exams Primary Studies in University lots of love so proud From Nan, Bampa and Brandon. xxx
BRANDON HAM Congratulations on achieving 2:1 Ba Hons Degree in Performance and Media Lots of love so proud. From Nan, Bampa and Alisha xxxx
GARFIELD David Hugh Treasured Birthday Memories of a loving son. If God could build a stairway David and memories could build a lane, we would walk our way to Heaven and bring you home again. God Bless loving you now and always Mam, Dad, Liz and…
PROSSER Sheila Peacefully at the Royal Gwent Hospital on 15th July, Sheila aged 89 of Wattsville. Sheila will be sadly missed by all her family and Friends. Service to be held on Friday 29th July at the Private Chapel of Co-op Funeralcare, Risca at…
BREXIT, so who has been telling lies? And where indeed does truth exist? What a question! The Brexit vote was a huge shock to politicians and for once we were not tied to the political party chains that seem to make people lose their senses, with…
AS PART of the Ebbw Vale and Tredegar Crime Prevention Panel, I recently attended a meeting at a local estate. Many estates not just in Ebbw Vale and Tredegar have problems, the problems are countrywide. Areas are finding that their previous safe and…
First Minister Carwyn Jones has announced a business confidence plan and a new fund to support jobs and growth as part of the Welsh Government’s response to the EU referendum result.
Basepoint Business Centres has appointed Ian Mitchell as centre manager of Basepoint Chepstow.
PONTYPOOL have bolstered their pack with the signing of SSE Swalec Championship title winner Richard East.
A pilot undergraduate year in industry programme has celebrated the success of its first year, which has seen three quarters of participating students receiving employment offers from some of Wales’ leading technology businesses.
A tax senior at a Cwmbran-based accountancy firm has been commended by the industry’s governing body for an essay submitted as part of a competition.
By Angharad Rayner, employment law solicitor from Howells Solicitors
WATCHES worth £3,500 have been stolen from a property in Rogerstone.
A leather and fabric upholstery importer has taken two units at the Severnlink Distribution Centre, near Chepstow.
NEWPORT Cricket Club lifted the South Wales Premier League T20 trophy at the SSE Swalec Stadium on Sunday after a tense bowl out win against Ammanford and thrilling chase against Bridgend.