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  • Sandell: Loss of pal Chris Zebroski is like losing a limb

    NEWPORT County club captain Andy Sandell has expressed his regret over Chris Zebroski’s jailing; admitting the prison sentence handed out to the striker has had a negative impact on the Exiles. read more

  • So near, yet so far for Cross Keys again – Cross Keys 19 Pontypridd 27

    ANOTHER heroic crack at reigning cup and league champions Pontypridd, another gallant defeat for a Cross Keys side who were once again just simply outclassed. read more

  • Dack: We won't go up so the kids will now get the chance to impress

    JIMMY DACK has conceded the Exiles’ promotion bid is probably over after their 3-2 home defeat to Dagenham. read more

  • Llanelli 0 Ebbw Vale 51

    EBBW Vale clinched a richly deserved Premiership playoff spot with this their 14th win in 21 league games and their best yet, writes Huw Thomas. read more

  • County 2 Dagenham 3: Promotion dream ends for unlucky Exiles

    A VIRTUOSO display from visiting goalkeeper Mark Cousins put the nails in the coffin of Newport County’s promotion push. read more

  • IT'S THE WEEKEND: Food and Drink - Apple County Cider Co enjoying success

    It started off as a family member’s hobby but cider producing is now an award-winning business in Monmouthshire for Ben Culpin. read more

  • WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: What air raid may portend South Wales Argus:

    Comic casualty lists are drawn up to show the visibly poor results attending the visits to our east coast of German aircraft and it is true that the damage done was very slight but at the same time some very narrow escapes of individuals are placed on record and with a bit more luck the hurt inflicted upon us could easily have been much greater. read more

  • A glowing report for canal volunteer

    A STAR volunteer at Fourteen Locks Canal Centre has been recognised by Keep Wales Tidy for his work making sure the place is spick and span. read more

  • Church fundraising appeal gets a £13k boost

    A FUNDRAISING appeal to raise £100,000 to pay for repairs to the roof of a medieval church has been given a £13,000 boost. read more

  • IT'S THE WEEKEND: The Great Outdoors - Llandegfedd Sailing Club back on the water

    Llandegfedd Sailing Club are back in the water after being out of action for a year. FRANCESCA GILLET joined them for their first open competition following a £2.5 million investment by Welsh Water in facilities at Llandegfedd Reservoir read more

  • Pontypool man given suspended sentence for attack on wife

    A PONTYPOOL man was given a suspended sentence for a “disgusting” attack on his wife. read more

  • Bench moved to across Abergavenny to new park

    A BENCH has been moved to an urban park in Abergavenny thanks to help from a community group. read more

  • MIKE FLYNN SAYS: Bad week but we have to stay positive South Wales Argus: WINNER: Chris Zebroski celebrates his goal at Dagenham on SaturdayPicture: JULIAN DAVIES

    IT’S been a bad week on and off the pitch for County with a third defeat on the bounce, a mounting injury list and the news that Chris Zebroski has been sent to prison – but we’re trying to stay positive! read more

  • Blaenau Gwent's libraries struggling to invest in staff and stock - report

    A REPORT to be submitted to Blaenau Gwent councillors next week has found the authority’s libraries are struggling to invest in staff and stock. read more

  • IT'S THE WEEKEND: Newport City Martial Arts helping youngsters learn about self-discipline

    MARTIAL arts instructor, Master Everton Smith has come full circle since he first took up the sport more than 30 years ago. read more

  • Ebbw and Keys attempt to cement top-three spots

    EBBW Vale and Cross Keys take to the field this afternoon knowing that victory will cement their place in the Principality Premiership playoffs, writes Chris Kirwan. read more

  • Y MURPHY

    MURPHY (Yvonne B) To my darling Yvonne, words cannot express the sorrow I am going through. All my love Tony. read more

  • M SULLER

    SULLER Mary (nee Ridler) We would like to thank everyone for the lovely array of cards and flowers that we have received, we would also like to thank everyone for the donations that were made. We would like to thank all those who attended Mary's funeral and for the thoughts of those unable to attend. Thank you to Father Edward Mathias-Jones of St Stephen's Church for the lovely service, thanks to Roy and the staff at Tovey Bros for their professionalism. Special thanks go out to Clive Lemon for his wonderful song and also big thanks go out to all of the Newport Male Voice Choir for their attendance. A big thank you goes out to Audrey and Lynne for an out standing buffet and to Ann Barton for the beautiful display of flowers. Thank you also goes out to Lyndon Mort and staff of the Pill Harriers. We would also like to highlight the love and devotion given to Mary by all the caring staff at t read more

  • N PROSSER

    PROSSER (Nancy) The family of the late Nancy Prosser wish to convey their sincere thanks and appreciation to all realtives, friends and neighbours for their support, kind expressions of sympathy, and for the many letters and cards of condolence received during their recent bereavement. Also to all who attended the funeral and to those who gave donations in Nancy's memory. read more

  • T FALLON

    FALLON (Tricia) Eleven years today. Still thinking of you. God Bless. W H Jones. read more

  • J COOKES

    COOKES John A year today you were called away. In our hearts the memories are clear of the Greatest Dad we loved so dear. You always had a smile to share time to give and time to care. Miss you so much Dad Love Babs and Gary. xxx read more

  • P MADDEN

    MADDEN (Philip) Treasured memories of my wonderful husband. "To live in the hearts of those you loved and left behind is not to die". Thelma. read more

  • M CONDON

    CONDON Michael Every day I look at your picture, I see you smiling at me. As the tears flow I wish you were here to see. Every day I think of you, each day I miss you more. Wishing I could turn back time so life could be as it was before. With every day that passes, I'm one step closure to you, so we can be together again to share a love so true. All my love Daphne. xxxx read more

  • M CONDON

    CONDON Dad Another year has passed Dad but our love will never fail. A smile can hide a million tears, a laugh can heal the pain but nothing ever stops the longing of wanting you back again. Love always Shaun, Denise, Kevin, Donna, Eddie and Tyler xxx. read more

  • P MADDEN

    MADDEN Philip Dad, never forgotten always in our thoughts love Mark, Heather, Joanna and John. read more

  • Y MURPHY

    MURPHY (Yvonne) Side by side, a mile apart, friends are forever, close to your heart. Rest in peace. Love Lyn and Nic. read more

  • M JEREMIAH

    JEREMIAH On 5th April 2015, Marian Thelma Jeremiah of Pontypool. Beloved daughter of the late George and Lil, much loved sister of Joan and Margaret, dear aunt of Hugh, David, Christopher, Sian, Kathryn and their families. Funeral Friday 24th April, service 10.00 am at Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu may be given for Cancer Research UK (Wales). Further enquiries to Hook Funeral service, Marsden Funeral Home, 12a Sunnybank Road, Griffithstown NP4 5LT Tel: (01495) 763539. read more

  • T RICHARDS

    RICHARDS Thomas (Tom) On April 8th, Tom passed peacefully away at Ty Enfys Nursing Home, aged 90 years. Devoted husband of the late Betty. Much loved father of Christopher, Lynda and Beverley, dear father-in-law of Christine, Brian and Paddy. A loving Gramps of Gaynor, Alex, Victoria, Justin, Lee, Donna, Dan, Katy, Jonathan and Gerard. Great grandfather to Tomos, Sam, Dylan, Yian, Summer and Iwan. He will be greatly missed. Resting at the private funeral home of J.Pidgeon & Son, 539 Cowbridge Road East, Victoria Park, Cardiff until the Requiem Mass at Christ the King, Llanishen on Friday April 24th at 11.15am, followed by burial at Thornhill Cemetery at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired would be appreciated to the Stroke Association, www.stroke.org.uk/fundraise/give-memory. Rest in peace. read more

  • V BARTLETT

    BARTLETT (Vicky) Will always love and remember you Vick. Goodnight, God Bless. Glyn. read more

  • F LASKEY

    LASKEY Gwyneth (Gwyn) Passed away peacefully on 23rd March 2015. A celebration of Gwyn's life is to be held at the Gwent Crematorium, Croesyceiliog, on Monday 20th April at 12:00noon. No black only bright colours to be worn with smiles. No flowers by request. Donations if desired may be made to St. David's Hospice. All enquires to Green Willow Funerals, Pillmawr Road, Malpas, Newport. NP20 6WN (01633) 855350 read more

  • B WOODWARD

    WOODWARD Bryn The family of Mr Bryn Woodward of Herbert Cottages, Coed Morgan, Abergavenny formerly of Pontllanfraith and Llanhilleth would like to announce his sad passing on the 7th April. He leaves his three Daughters Kim, Janet and Julie and their families. Resting at Ellis Williams funeral home. Funeral on Thursday 30th April service at Ellis Williams Private Chapel 2.00pm followed by cremation at Gwent Crematorium 3.00pm. Family flowers only please. Donation if desired to St David's Foundation may be given at the service. read more

  • B ROGERS

    ROGERS Beatrice Jane Peacefully on 2nd April 2015 at Gilwern House, Pontllanfraith Beatrice aged 95 years formerly of Greenfield, Newbridge. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Resting at Ellis Williams funeral home. Funeral on Monday 27th April service at Ellis Williams Private Chapel 12.00pm followed by interment at Abercarn Cemetery 1.00pm Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to the NSPCC May be given at the service. read more

  • J LEWIS

    LEWIS On 8th April 2015 at The Royal Gwent Hospital, Joan Kathleen, aged 84 years of Maesgwyn, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran. Beloved wife of the late Bert, devoted mother of Alan and Deborah, father-in-law of Val, dearly loved Nan of Daniel, Matthew, Jason, Kirsty, Christopher and Sarah and a great-grandmother. Funeral Friday 24th April, service at Holy Trinity Church, Pontnewydd 10.45am followed by interment at Panteg Cemetery. Floral tributes may be sent to Arthur Peake (Funeral Service) Woodland Funeral Home, Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran or if preffered donations may be sent direct to Diabetes UK/Cymru, Argyle House, Castlebridge, 5-19 Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff. CF11 9AB. read more

  • Y MURPHY

    MURPHY (Yvonne B) Dear Yvonne, you will be sadly missed. Your brothers and sisters in Ireland and London. read more

  • F SHERIDAN

    SHERIDAN Francis (Frank) Peacefully in the Royal Gwent Hospital on 5th April 2015 beloved husband of the late Teresa, much loved father of John and Bridget, father-in-law of Melanie and Robert, adored grandfather Frankie of James, Tom and William. You will always live in our hearts R.I.P. Funeral Wednesday 29th April Requiem Mass at St. Mary's R.C. Church Stow Hill Newport at 10am followed by interment at St. Woolos Cemetery Flowers may be sent to Albert E. Hicks Ltd., 1 Grafton Road Newport. read more

  • B WILLIAMS

    WILLIAMS Betty Peacefully on 6th April 2015, Betty aged 93 formally of Park View Bungalows passed away at the Royal Gwent Hospital. Beloved Mother of the late John, Virginia and Vince, Much loved mother in law of Brian and Lorraine, caring Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Resting at Woodfield Park Funeral Home, until the service at Pontllanfraith Methodist church at 2.15pm on Wednesday 29th April. Followed by the committal at the Gwent Crematorium, Cwmbran at 3.30pm. Floral tributes welcome but if so desired may be sent to Marie Curie c/o Woodfield Park Funeral Home, Penmaen, Blackwood, NP12 0DE read more

  • C ROBERTS

    ROBERTS Cyril Claude Peacefully on 6th April 2015, Claude aged 84 formally of Many Trees, Pennar Lane, Beloved Husband of the late Vilma, much loved father to Rosemary and Rebecca, caring Grandfather, Great Grandfather and Great Great Grandfather. Will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Resting at Woodfield Park Funeral Home, until the service at 2.00pm on Wednesday 22nd April. Followed by the committal at Abercarn Cemetery at 3.00pm. Family flowers only but donations if so desired may be sent to British Heart Foundation or Arthritis Society c/o Woodfield Park Funeral Home, Penmaen, Blackwood, NP12 0DE read more

  • K TRUSZKOWSKI

    TRUSZKOWSKI At home on 14th April 2015, Krystyna Truszkowski of Cwmbran. Beloved Wife of the late Zygmunt, devoted Mother of Henry, Martin and Elizabeth, dear Mother in law of Susan and Margaret, dearly loved Babcia of Luke, Alice, Gareth and Ross. R.I.P. To be received into Our Lady of The Angels RC Church, Old Cwmbran on Tuesday 21st April at 4.00pm. Requiem Mass Wednesday 22nd April at 11.00am followed by interment at Panteg Cemetery. Flowers and enquiries to Peterson Funeral Home, Maendy Way, Cwmbran or if preferred donations in lieu may be given at the service for St. David's Hospice Care. read more

  • C BLAKE

    BLAKE Clive Charles On 7th April at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Clive husband of Jean, father of Andrew, Stephen and Kevin, son of the late Alice and Charles, brother of Janice. Funeral Wednesday 22nd April, service at Tovey Bros Private Chapel 9/11 Cardiff Road, Newport NP20 2EH at 1.30pm followed by interment at St Woolos Cemtery. Flowers welcome c/o Tovey Bros. read more

  • D THOMAS

    THOMAS David William sadly passed away on Sunday 5th April 2015 at home in the arms of his devoted wife Marlene. Cherished Dad to Adrian, Lisa, David and Richard, loved father in law to Lindsey and Rachel, much loved grandfather & great grandfather to Luke & Vicky, Grant & Sarah, Olivia & Jordan, Aaron, Aimee, Alice, Katie, Sophie, Joseph, Faye, Sam, Gracie, Jack, Jamie, Jess, Kayden and Brooke. David will be sadly missed by all his family, friends and neighbours. Funeral Wednesday 29th April service and cremation at the Gwent Crematorium 10.00am. Family flowers only please donations in lieu for Velindre Hospital may be given at the service. Enq E I Peake, Pontnewynydd 01495 763844 read more

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