The UK terror threat level has been raised to its highest level of critical following the Manchester attack.
A MOTHER-OF-TWO is aiming to raise money for her fiancé’s funeral after he died unexpectedly in his sleep last week.
TORFAEN council has formally re-elected its leader following the local government elections earlier this month.
PEOPLE across Wales have today shown solidarity and support for the victims of the terrorist attack in Manchester last night.
ACCESS to areas around the Principality Stadium during the UEFA Champions League finals will be “extremely” limited it has been announced, while anyone attending will be subject to “rigorous” security checks.
A FORMER waste management company boss faces four years in jail if he fails within three months to pay back almost £340,000 in clean-up costs, after illegally stockpiling thousands of tonnes of waste.
A CHILDRENS' charity has been advising parents what to do if their children have been affected by the terror attack in Manchester.
A NEWPORT restaurant has made an 85 kilos piece of artwork out of chocolate to celebrate the upcoming Champions League final and raise funds for Newport County AFC.
FORMER Newport Gwent Dragons fly-half Steffan Jones is returning to Wales to play for Bedwas in the Principality Premiership, writes Chris Kirwan.
FORMER Newport Gwent Dragons full-back Phil Dollman has been called into the Wales squad for the summer tour to face Tonga and Samoa.
LAST year we lost many familiar figures and famous faces including David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Prince, Muhammad Ali, Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds and George Michael.
FORMER James Bond star Sir Roger Moore has died in Switzerland at the age of 89 after a short battle with cancer, his family has announced.
THE funeral of Rhodri Morgan who died last week will be held on Wednesday, May 31.
GWENT Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of Darryl Hanbury.
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SPIDERIFFIC WAS TERRIFIC!: On the evening of Friday May 12, Gil and I joined a capacity audience for one of the funniest productions I have ever seen. Amazingly this production was by an amateur company, our local Cwmbran Woodland Players and was…
BLAENAVON OVER 50’S FORUM: Angela Lewis reports as follows: The May meeting of Blaenavon Over 50’s Forum was held at Blaenavon Workmen’s Hall. Chairman Mrs. Phyllis Roberts welcomed everyone, apologies for absence were given and the previous…
FORMER Newport County AFC boss Warren Feeney is back in football management – and he is set to return to Rodney Parade next season.
VOLUNTEERS: Are you at a stage in your life where you have time on your hands? Do you feel that you need to extend your skills or self confidence to make progress in your career? Do you feel you would like to be part of something worthwhile? Many…
ELECTION: I am delighted to have been elected to serve as one of the three Newport City Councillors to represent Rogerstone. Thank you for your support and I will do my best to represent all residents in Rogerstone. Rogerstone Community Councillors were…
NEWPORT TO PETERSTONE: Newport U3A’s Cycling Group latest outing took them on a 12 mile ride on quiet roads and lanes across the Gwent Levels towards Peterstone.
MOVING TRIBUTE: I have been a Newport Councillor for more than thirty years. In that time I have estimated that I have attended around four hundred meetings in the main council chamber. Truth be told, many of them were a battle to keep my eyelids open.…
GWENT Police are appealing for information to find 40-year-old Jason Evans, from Newport, who has breached his licence conditions after being released from Cardiff prison on February 17, 2017.
FUN DAY: A week today, Monday May 29 is the Spring bank holiday. As usual, there will be a Fun Day at the Transporter Bridge. We were lucky with the weather last time until late afternoon when rain, thunder and lightening prevented people going over…
LITTER PICK: Graig Best Kept Villages Group have organised litter picks in Bassaleg and Rhiwderin next Weekend. On Saturday May 27 the litter pick will be in Bassaleg, meeting at the end of Forge Lane, Court Crescent at 10.30am and on Sunday May 28 the…
LOCAL COUNCIL ELECTION: The local councillors of Alway extend their thanks and gratitude to the residents of the Alway ward for providing their support in the local council election.
GWENT Police are appealing for information to locate 27-year-old Cordell Roberts who has breached his licence conditions after being released from HMP Cardiff on December 1, 2015.
I AM BECOMING seriously annoyed at the constant repetition of the “£350m for the NHS” line, including during last night’s election debate.
I notice in your advance events column of 12th May, that Leslie Thomas the Newport writer is giving a lecture on his experiences of life in Newport during the Second World War.
THE serial columnist that is the Welsh Nationalist Andrew Nutt seems to have gone to ground recently.
IT'S not Paul Flynn who is saying the Tory candidate in Newport West was forced on the local party. It’s top Tories.
THANK you for publishing my request and photograph on May 8 in Grassroots.
I AM PLEASED to hear that the Conservatives plan to scrap the Severn Crossing tolls, as that will reduce the costs of my trips back to Wales, especially to Cardiff for the rugby! But a more serious benefit is that they expect the move to boost the local…
I REFER to the letter from former Tory councillor Peter Davies, South Wales Argus, 17th May 2017.
WE KNOW that Newport City Labour council has fooled the public many times, and now it looks like a member of the public is also trying to fool the Newport public!
WHILST I welcome the new rules banning smoking to protect mainly young people’s health introduced by the Public Health (Wales) Act.
AN APPEAL for information has been launched by Gwent Police following the theft of meat products from the Cwmbran branch of Iceland.
GWENT Police have launched an appeal for information to help identify a man in relation to an incident at the Cwmbran Rugby Club in March.
AMs in the Senedd today have paid tribute to the former first minister Rhodri Morgan.
MOVING tributes have been paid at a memorial service celebrating the life of Kyle Vaughan, four years after he went missing
A GOLF company director has admitted manslaughter over the death of a ball collector who drowned in a freezing course lake
KINGSLEY Jones insists Taulupe Faletau is “100 per cent” the British and Irish Lions’ starting number eight for this summer’s three-Test series against the All Blacks.
A NEWPORT man went to Buckingham Palace last week for a prestigious garden party, having been recognised for his services to volunteering.
NEWPORT County AFC supporters, like all football fans, are eager for news of exciting new signings now that the season is over and done with but manager Michael Flynn is already way ahead of his predecessors in the past two summers.
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A NEW form of broadband technology is set to be rolled out in a Monmouthshire parish.
IT is perhaps no surprise that the Westgate Hotel in Newport is once more on the market.