MONMOUTHSHIRE gave six armed forces veterans who passed through the county as part of a charity walk a warm reception at the weekend.
THE FIRST Minister of Wales has responded to a series of recommendations from a report looking into allegations of neglect and abuse at care homes in Gwent.
NEARLY 2,000 people have signed petitions against plans to close an 'iconic' primary school in Torfaen.
FRESH calls have been made for temporary traffic lights said to be causing 'traffic misery' on Isca Road in Caerleon to be altered have been rejected.
TORFAEN is set to join a Government backed scheme to help alleviate the Syrian refugee crisis.
AN ABERGAVENNY restaurant has been presented with a prestigious hospitality award in recognition of its wine.
GWENT councils are looking to tackle hate crime this week as part of National Hate Crime Awareness Week.
A WOMAN allegedly raped repeatedly as a child by a Tredegar man, insisted today that she was telling the truth.
RENOWNED Welsh fashion designer Julien Macdonald is set to officially open the hotly-anticipated new Debenhams store at Friars Walk, Newport, on Thursday 12 November.
NEWPORT County AFC have confirmed that former Cardiff City striker Warren Feeney has agreed to join the club as assistant manager to John Sheridan.
AUSTRALIA assistant coach Stephen Larkham accepts that it will be hard to replace banned flanker Michael Hooper in Saturday's World Cup Pool A decider against Wales.
JAMIE Roberts admitted he was "shaking for 80 minutes" when England and Australia locked horns last weekend and the powerhouse centre says the nerves are still jangling despite Wales safely making it through their World Cup group of death.
NEWPORT Gwent Dragons youngster Tyler Morgan has been backed to rise to the occasion in Wales' key World Cup clash with Australia.
THE main carriagewayof the M4 is closed and queueing traffic reported for for three miles due to a crash between a van and a 4X4.
MORE names have been added to the list of brands which have signed to take space at Newport’s Friars Walk development ahead of its opening on November 12.
LOCK Dean Mumm insists there is plenty more to come from Australia’s scrum despite the Wallabies obliterating England at the set piece, writes Chris Kirwan.
A YELLOW warning of rain has been issued for Gwent for today.
In a time of national austerity, when a day doesn’t go by without headlines of swathing cuts to budgets by the Tory government, I am delighted to report on the Labour Welsh Government has delivered on its NHS promise.
THE SCARLETS may be flying high in the Guinness Pro12 but centre Adam Warren has no regrets about making the move east to Newport Gwent Dragons.
TEENAGE students from three Military Preparation Colleges across South Wales had the rare opportunity to demonstrate the impact that Armed Forces training has had on their lives at a special event at the Senedd in Cardiff last week.
AUSTRALIA will be without flanker Michael Hooper for Saurday’s World Cup clash with Wales at Twickenham after the Wallabies vice-captain pleaded guilty to a charge of foul play.
WE'VE seen thousands of rugby fans travelling from all corners of the country - and the world - to Cardiff's Millennium Stadium for the Rugby World Cup. Unfortunately for some, the journey hasn't always been plain sailing, especially when it comes to…
This week we feature a scene from Newport.
IF YOU believed everything that parts of the national media have been saying over the last few days, England’s supermarkets and shops should have been a seething mass of anger, resentment and confusion yesterday.
FORMER Wales forward Jonathan Thomas has called for rugby players to be fully educated on the dangers of concussion and head injury.
ST JOSEPH’S boxer Joe Cordina begins his quest to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games tomorrow.
I’VE always enjoyed doing the crosswords and puzzles in the paper, but the ‘Niner’ I find more challenging, where you have to guess the answer using numbers. I’m always pleased when I get the nine letter word. However, it might be…
A GOVERNMENT decision to prematurely end subsidies for onshore wind farms means that the modern Mabey Bridge factory in Chepstow is set to close with the loss ultimately of 125 jobs. The Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd claims, in…
AS THE Tories meet in Manchester to set out their plans to take the UK back to 19th century it is clear that Cameron and his elitist government have got working people and public services fixed firmly in their sights. What we will see this…
ON RETURNING from holiday, I was saddened to hear of Derek Fowle’s passing and delighted to read about how his fantastic commitment to youth football in Newport had been recognised and appreciated so much. I was most surprised, however, to find…
ABERGAVENNY Road Club is nominated in three categories at the 2015 USN Welsh Cycling Awards, with member Ffion James also up for junior performance of the year.
GARETH Bale was the main winner at the 25th Football Association of Wales Awards at Cardiff City Hall on Monday night.
AUSTRALIA could be without influential full-back Israel Folau for Saturday’s Pool A decider against Wales at Twickenham.
WALES flanker Justin Tipuric has hailed Australia's "pretty special back row" ahead of a World Cup group decider between the countries.
SAMSON Lee has revealed talk of ghostly goings-on at Wales' World Cup hotel in Surrey.
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This week we feature a scene from Newport.
TWO lanes are closed on the M4 and queuing traffic reported after a crash between J26 at Malpas and at Highcross.
SWEETINGHAM Tracey Nothing could be more beautiful than the memories I have of you, to us they're very precious because they are of you. Never forget you. All my Love Richie. xxx
SWEETINGHAM Tracey Goodnight Tracey, Godbless, sleep peacefully. Love Sandra and Glyn x
SAVIGAR-JONES Susan Ann To our dear sister-in-law and auntie Sue, taken from us all too soon. Always in our hearts and thoughts. Will be truly missed. Love, Kevin, Helen and Imogen.
HOOPER Jean Rosemary Suddenly but peacefully in the Royal Gwent Hospital surround by all her family on September 26th 2015 Mam passed away. A loving Mother to Sandra, Susan, Colin, Terry and Carol, much loved Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Wiil…
BARNES On 29th September 2015, Marjorie Barnes aged 71 years of Whitebrook Way, Cwmbran. Beloved Wife of James, devoted Mam of Dean, Paul and Michelle, much loved mother-in-law of Leanne and Keith, dearly loved nan of Gemma and Michael. Funeral…
EDWARDS In Memory of Michael Royston Edwards formerly of Underwood Estate, Llanmartin. Beloved father of Lynda, Tracey, Michael and the late Colin, as well as the Gramp and Great-Gramp to their children. He sadly passed away peacefully on 28th…
TUFFT Joan Nan, I miss you more each day but our special memories will always stay. Love you loads. Jessica XXX
TUFFT Joan It's nine years since I lost you sweetheart but still miss you so much. Every day I think of you, talk to you and wish you were here. Love you forever. Len XXX
tearing an earring from her ear.
POLICE are appealing for information following an attempted arson at a property in Gwent.
POLICE are appealing for information to locate Michael Jones, aged 25, from Cwmbran after he breached his bail conditions.