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  • WORK EXPERIENCE: Our reporter gets to grips with running a B&B at the West Usk Lighthouse

    The work never ends when running a B&B as FRAN GILLETT discovered when she spent a morning at West Usk Lighthouse. read more

  • IPCC publishes report into Gwent Police head injury incident

    AN independent investigation into how Gwent Police dealt with a man who suffered a severe head injury before being taken into custody has been published. read more

  • Newport council trial fly-tipping app

    A TRACKING app to monitor fly-tipping is being trialled by Newport council. read more

  • Gas repairs in Nantyglo will take several days to complete

    RESTORING gas supplies to hundreds of homes in Nantyglo may take several days to complete, residents are being warned. read more

  • Prisoner failed to return South Wales Argus:

    Gwent Police are looking for Stephen Peter Lima who failed to return to HMP Prescoed on Thursday (AUG 21) having been on day release. read more

  • Steve Jones excited by fresh start after Dragons departure

    NEWPORT Gwent Dragons legend Steve Jones is excited about the next chapter of his rugby career after landing a job at Gower College Swansea. read more

  • Gas repairs in Nantyglo will take several days to complete

    RESTORING gas supplies to hundreds of homes in Nantyglo may take several days to complete, residents are being warned. read more

  • Edinburgh ignoring critics as he looks towards Burton upset

    NEWPORT County boss Justin Edinburgh believes the majority of fans will raise the roof at Rodney Parade tomorrow and admits he’s trying to ignore current negative feedback. read more

  • COUCH POTATO: BB gets royal flush of all the usual suspects

    IF THE TV summer of 2014 is remembered for anything, it’ll surely be the flash-in-the-pan fad for imitating royalty. read more

  • New Detective Inspector for Monmouthshire

    A NEW Detective Inspector has been appointed to take charge of fighting crime in Monmouthshire. read more

  • Tooth treatment for Abergavenny war veteran leads to £2,000 bill

    A WAR veteran from Abergavenny who was facing nine months of agony after the NHS said they could not treat an infected wisdom tooth before that time has had it removed privately - with his family now looking for charities to help cover the bill. read more

  • Pontypool community leader warns historic rugby club may become an ‘eyesore’ unless security fence goes up

    A PONTYPOOL community leader warned yesterday that the town's historic rugby club could become an “eyesore” unless the public backs plans to put up a 7ft security fence to protect its grounds. read more

  • Save the NHS

    PEOPLE in this country are rightly proud of the NHS, and many are angry at its creeping privatisation now being introduced. read more

  • Don't criticise

    WHEN Councillor John Hopkins was leader of Blaenau Gwent Council he presided over a failure in social services. read more

  • Ditch the tolls

    THE Severn Bridge tolls must be abolished of course! read more

  • Job question

    FURTHER to the letter from C. Pearce (August 7) I will add that the local community officers in Newport are just as ‘friendly’ and useless! read more

  • Anger at Nato

    EXACTLY who will be receiving the newly-minted Nato medals? Councillor Bob Bright and co? Paul Flynn? Or maybe the workers at Celtic manor who are being paid the minimum wage by billionaire owner Sir Terry Matthews? read more

  • We were afraid of England, says Wales' women's boss

    WALES’ women’s football manager Jarmo Matikainen admitted his players were afraid of star-studded England on Thursday night, writes Andrew Penman. read more

  • Work continues to restore Nantyglo gas supplies

    WORK has gone on through the night to try to restore the gas supply to around 750 properties in Nantyglo interrupted late on Wednesday. read more


    PHILLIPS (Mike) We shared a special friendship for the last 30 years - so many happy memories and you will always be in my thoughts. Gillian X read more


    JEFFRIES (Nee Hall) On 15th August 2014, peacefully at University Hospital Wales with her family at her side. Susan aged 63 years, of Greenwood Avenue, West Pontnewydd, Cwmbran. Beloved wife of Terry devoted mother of Paul, Richard, Kimberley and Lucy and much loved grandmother. Funeral Friday 29th August, service 3.30pm at the Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to The Royal Gwent Hospital Cardiology Fund. Coloured clothing to be worn please. Further enquiries to Arthur Peake (Funeral Service) Cwmbran. Tel: 01633 482291. read more


    CLIFFORD (formerly Francis) Iris Maud On August 11th peacefully at Caerleon House Nursing Home, Iris, aged 96, much loved mother of Brian and Pauline and a dearly loved grandmother. Funeral Wednesday August 27th service at Gwent Crematorium at 10.30am. read more


    SZYMANSKI Olwyn (Sam) Oh Mam, if only we could spend just one more day with you, to hear your voice and see your smile. You will be greatly missed and forever loved. Christine, Gwyn, Leigh, Jason, Karen, Hayley, Nathan and great-grandchildren. read more


    BREWSTER (Brian) Much loved Bampy Tibby of Sarah, Phillip, Mackenzie and Oliver XX read more


    BREWSTER (Brian) Love and miss you always Dad. See you at the far post. Paul and Pam. read more


    SZYMANSKI (Olwyn) Remembering you is easy, I do it every day, but missing you is heartache that never goes away. I hold you tightly within my heart and there you will remain, until my life on earth is done when we will meet again. Will love you forever Mum. Michelle, Barry, Victoria, Ryan, Max, Chris and Tes. read more


    SZYMANSKI (Olwyn) To my beloved wife, no more suffering, no more pain, deep in my heart you will always remain, loved and remembered every day. Thank you for being a wonderful wife and mother to our children. Jimmy. read more


    KEATES Doug On 19th August, at his home in Caldicot, Doug, aged 86 years. Beloved Husband of the late Beryl, devoted Father of Christopher and Partner Nicola, dearly loved Gramp of Steve and Kim and Rob, Brother in law of Joan and the late Michael. Funeral Service Monday 1st September, 11.30am St Mary's Church, Caldicot prior to interment at Caldicot Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations for the Cardiac Unit, Royal Gwent Hospital and St. David's Hospice Care may be made payable to Philip Blatchly & Son Donations Account and sent to London House, 14 Chepstow Road, Caldicot, Mon, NP26 4HY. Tel: 01291 430468 read more


    BREWSTER (Brian) Thank you for always being there for us. You have been the best dad, bampy and friend to us all. We had so much fun and we will miss you so much. You may be gone but will never be forgotten. All our love from Steve, Teresa, Emily and Jack. read more


    GRIFFITHS (Rita) Passed away at Bank House Nursing Home, Ebbw Vale, after a long illness. Rita formerly of North Road, Pontywaun. Loving Aunt to nieces Shirley and Julie. Funeral service at Trinity Congregational Church, Pontywaun on Friday 29th August at 12.00 noon, followed by committal at Gwent Crematorium. Floral tributes may be sent c/o the funeral home. Further enquiries to Phillip Tom and Sons, Pontymister. Tel: 615005. read more


    REYNOLDS Elizabeth Mary Betty Suddenly on 13 August, Betty, dearly loved wife of Jack, much loved mother of Tony, mother-in-law of Margaret and cherished grandmother of Stephen and Chloe. Funeral service will take place at T.J. Davies and Sons, Chepstow Road on Thursday 28 August at 1pm followed by burial at St Woolos cemetery. Family flowers only, donations if desired made payable to Resuscitation Unit, Royal Gwent Hospital can be sent c/o T.J. Davies & Sons, 54-56 Chepstow Road, Newport NP19 8WU, Tel: 01633 258656. read more


    SZYMANSKI (Olwyn) Mum holds her childrens hands for a while, their hearts forever. 'Til we meet again. Michael, Alina and Tomos. read more

  • R FOX

    FOX (Roy) Roy Fox, Penarth, formerly of Pant Farm, Abergavenny, director and founder of Fox Group Moving and Storage, Cwmbran, sadly passed away on August 19th 2014 at UHW, a great shock to his children, Julie, Paul and Sally and all his grandchildren; and close family who will miss him greatly. Resting at James Summers and Son, Roath Court Funeral Home, Newport Road, Cardiff, until the service on Friday, August 29th at Thornhill Crematorium, Wenallt Chapel at 3.30pm. Family Flowers only, donations can be made in memory of Roy at the service in favour for Marie Curie, Holme Tower Hospice. read more


    CHLOE CHANNING Congratulations on obtaining your GCSE results. So proud of you. Love Nannie Phyl & Grampie Bill. xx read more


    CHLOE CHANNING Congratulations to our No 1. We are so proud. Our little star. Love Mam, Dad, Olivia & Hollie.xx read more


    ALEX JENKINS Well Done on your GCSE Results So proud of you Love Mam, Dad, Amy and all the family read more


    EMILY THOMAS Well Done on your GCSE Results So proud of you Love Mam, Dad, Andrew, Amber, Mason, Bamp and Nan read more


    BEECHAM The family of the late Doreen Beecham extend sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for expressions of sympathy, letters and cards of condolence. We are particularly grateful to the medical staff at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Usk Ward County Hospital, Reverend Bev Morgan and Craig the organist. Our thanks to everyone who gave donations for Velindre Hospital and to all who attended the funeral. read more


    RICHARDS The family of the late Philip Sean Richards extend sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for expressions of sympathy, letters and cards of condolence. Our thanks to everyone who gave donations for British Heart Foundation and to all who attended the funeral. The large attendance, spoken tributes and solo performance was a fitting accolade to a well loved and respected man. read more


    REESE John Mrs Heather Reese and family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, letters and cards of condolence, doctors and staff at the Royal Gwent Hospital and everybody who helped in the recent sad loss of John. Also the Reverend Allan Davies for his words of comfort and Tovey Bros for their professional services. Also thanks for the donations received for Cancer Research. Thank you all very much. read more


    HEWER Donald (Jock) Son-in-law of Sylvia and the late Clifford Parsons, brother-in-law of Pat, Melvin, Georgina, Michael, Ivor, David, Amanda and the late John and Cliff, Uncle to all his nieces and nephews. We will take a wee dram for you. Sleep peacefully Jock. Will never be forgotten. read more


    WILLIAMS (Clive Roland) 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 Police Inspector Clive Roland Williams. We extend our deepest sympathy to his wife Margaret and all members of his family. read more


    WILLIAMS On 19th August Clive (retired Inspector Gwent Police) of Pontllanfraith beloved husband of Margaret, father of the late Lesley, grandfather of Simon & Katy and great-grandfather of Rebekah, Alexander, Sophie, Jasmine and Aaron. Resting at The funeral home of Stanley J Nicholas Ltd., The Paddocks, Pengam until the funeral on Monday 1st September 2014. Requiem Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pontllanfraith at 11.00am Committal to follow at The Gwent Crematorium, Croesyceiliog. No flowers by request, donations in lieu to The Alzheimers Society c/o the funeral home please. read more


    PONTIN (David) You will be sadly missed and always remembered. Sleep peacefully. Mike, Ann and family, Susan, Eric and family, Terry, Diane and family and Janet, Les and family. read more


    JONES Lilian Lydia Usk Suddenly on 14th August 2014 at Royal Gwent Hospital, Lilian Lydia Jones aged 92 Years of Ladyhill Close, Usk. Beloved Mother of Jennifer, Glyn and Robert, Grandmother of Sharon and Grace. Funeral will take Place on Tuesday 26th August 2014. Friends please meet for the service at St. Mary's Church, Usk at 11:00am prior to Burial at St. Mary's Churchyard. Donations in lieu of flowers are to go to St David's Foundation. Further enquiries to Roger Llewellyn Hughes Funeral Services, Bryngwyn House, Glamorgan Street, Brynmawr. Tel; 01495310283 read more

  • E JOHN

    JOHN On 14th August 2014, Evan Aeron John, aged 78 years of Croesyceiliog (Retired School Headmaster), passed away peacefully at The University Hospital Of Wales. Beloved husband of Dawn, loved father of Brett and Steven and a much loved grandfather of all his grandchildren. Funeral will take place on Thursday 28th August at The Gwent crematorium 10.30am. Family flowers only. Further enquiries to Arthur Peake (Funeral Service) Tel: Cwmbran (01633) 482291 read more


    WAINWRIGHT (Terence) 'Terry' On Tuesday, 12th August 2014, Terry passed suddenly but peacefully away at home, aged 63 years. Dearly loved and cherished husband of Kay, devoted father, step-father and loving Grandfather. Terry was loved and respected by so many and he will be sadly missed by everyone. Funeral service will be held at Gwent Crematorium on Friday August 29th at 2pm. No flowers by request, but donations in lieu, if desired, would be appreciated for either The British Heart Foundation or The Gideon's International via (Donations) or direct to the charity. Any enquiries to Green Willow Funerals, Pilmawr Road, Malpas, Newport, NP20 6WN Tel: (01633) 855 350. read more

  • A CASS

    CASS (Annie) On 18th August 2014 at the Royal Gwent Hospital. Annie Gladys aged 86 years of Undy. Devoted wife of the late Francis John Cass (former Royal Marine Commando), mother of Linda, Hilary, Anne, Francis John, Christina and their families. R.I.P. Funeral Friday 29th August service at the Gwent Crematorium Croesyceiliog at 11-30am. Family flowers only please but donations in memory made payable to BLESMA may be sent c/o Albert E Hicks Ltd., Grafton House, 1 Grafton Road, Newport NP19 0AS. read more


    SZYMANSKI (Olwyn Elizabeth) 13th August 2014 We could not have known that morning that God would call your name. In life we loved you dearly, in death we feel the same. It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone, for part of us went with you, the day God called you home. Always in our thoughts and prayers your loving daughter Kim, Mel, granddaughter Katie, David and great-grandson Adam. xxx read more


    GILBERT (Maureen) Sister-in-law of Joyce, John, Pam and Mike and dearest aunty to her nieces and nephews. Will be sadly missed, always in our hearts. x read more

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