THE CONCERETE skate park at Northfields recreation ground in Cwmbran was formally opened earlier today.
THERE were a record number of visitors to Newport’s Riverfront Theatre last year, according to a council report.
A MAN who assaulted two carers at a mental hospital near Raglan will be indefinitely detained at another facility.
A FIFTEEN-hour charity spin-a-thon was held at a Newport gym to raise money for a charity which helps people with life-threatening illnesses.
A NEWPORT haulage firm says the immigrant crisis in Calais is causing them to lose around £100,000 a month.
A VAN driver who failed to stop after hitting a car he overtook on the A4046 had taken cocaine before the crash, a court heard.
A “LIVING HISTORY” weekend at Big Pit honouring the lives of Welsh miners has been cancelled due to a museum strike.
LEGISLATION to combat slavery officially came into force today.
AN ABERCARN pub has been banned from playing music after its owners were caught playing songs without a licence.
TORFAEN MP Nick Thomas-Symonds has stepped back in time to visit WaterAid’s pop-up Victorian street outside Parliament, to mark 150 years of Britain’s modern sewers.
A BLACKWOOD mum grieving her murdered partner has needed to take a DNA test to put his name on their baby daughter's birth certificate.
MEMBERS of a Pontypool and Cwmbran cocaine gang led by a cage fighter have had their appeals against their sentences thrown out by top judges.
POLICE in Newport are appealing for help finding a missing 15-year-old girl.
MORE changes to the Principality Premiership have been approved from season 2016/17.
NEWPORT County AFC manager Terry Butcher has called on the club’s fans to make Rodney Parade the most intimidating stadium in League Two this season.
GUIDANCE has been issued to organisations about how to recognise and deal with signs of violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence.
MEMBERSHIP of the Newport County AFC Supporters Trust has passed the 600 mark as support continues to grow for their proposed takeover of the club.
I see Caerphilly County Borough Councillors Rhianon Passmore and Hefin David have been selected as the Labour Party candidates for Islwyn and Caerphilly in the upcoming Assembly election. This will give the people a chance to ask both candidates why…
AT THE end of June, I was admitted to the A&E department at the Royal Gwent Hospital with severe abdominal pains which subsequently involved me to have an emergency operation performed by a wonderful surgeon who saved my life. I spent…
TODAY I was discharged from the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport after undergoing a heart procedure. I would like to publicly acknowledge the care and professionalism shown to me and my fellow-patients in coronary care and D3 West. At a time when…
NEWPORT Transport service 11a and 11c I have been informed today 20th (July 20) will be taken off due to council funding. It doesn’t matter elderly and the disabled people people will be stranded not that this bus service is reliable…
ASSEMBLY Member Mohammad Asghar deludes himself if he imagines that his typically Tory mix of bribes and gimmicks will help more than a handful of first-time buyers on to the ladder of home ownership. Many young people have been priced out of home…
THE suggestion by Gwent/Newport police that the young ladies plying their trade on the streets of Pill should be moved to areas that are less open to public gaze and away from residents (who are rightly aggrieved at the goings on) is a…
A sex predator who trawled Newport town centre looking for drunken teenage victims, has been told his 12-year sentence for rape was not a day too long.
NatWest customers have been left struggling to login to their online banking.
South Wales insurance giant Admiral, which has a base in Newport city centre, has donated more than £500 to the Buzzy Bees nursery in Cwmbran, through its Community Chest scheme.
Professional advisors Broomfield & Alexander has invested further in the strength of its accounting functions with the appointment of two trainee accountants in its Newport office.
STAFF at a call centre in Cwmbran claim around 120 employees have been made redundant.
It has been an exciting few weeks for the Welsh business community, especially in terms of inward investment.
A WOMAN from Newport has received an Anti-Social Behaviour Injunction (ASBI) after a variety of anti-social and criminal behaviour in and around the local community.
SO cool was 'The Iceman' under pressure on the Blackpool oche last week that it took a live television interview for Gerwyn Price to feel the heat when enjoying a breakthrough tournament as a darts professional.
FIVE Newport Gwent Dragons youngsters have been named in the Wales Under-18s squad for an international tournament in South Africa.
NEWPORT’S Christian Malcolm will return to Beijing next month to coach the British sprint relay team at the athletics World Championships.
NEWPORT will get a chance to earn revenge against Carmarthen Quins in round one of the Swalec Cup, writes Chris Kirwan.
NEWPORT sprinter Katie-Jane Priest helped Wales under-20s to second place in the 4x100m relay at this week’s Welsh Athletics Outdoor International in Cardiff.
A 39-year-old Newport man has admitted stabbing a man in Llanhilleth.
BUSINESSES in Wales including one in Gwent have been named for failing to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage.
In our photographic archive series we've discovered pictures of a visit to Newport from Field-Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery.
A QUARTET of Newport cricketers have been selected for the England Women's U15 Development Programme (EWDP) summer competition.
NEWPORT will attempt to strike a telling blow in the race for second place when they travel to rivals Cardiff in the Thomas Carroll South Wales Premier Cricket League.
LITTLE eco-warriors enjoyed a “waggle dance” modelled on the figure-of-eight motion of honey bees as they found out how the pollinators are helping to ensure the survival of our planet.
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FRIENDS of the Newport Medieval Ship are to make a new pilgrimage to a French town that minted the rare coin sealed in the shipping vessel’s keel as a good luck charm.
NEWPORT West MP Paul Flynn, who interviewed the former headteacher accused of abusing children at a Malpas primary school, said he did not remember a “whisper of scandal” at the time.
A NEWPORT church being forced to close due to structural defects is exploring the possibility of holding services at city centre venues including the multiplex cinema inside Friars Walk shopping centre.
VAUGHAN Cecile Josette Sara and Christopher and family would like to thank you for your kindness and support during this sad time. Special thanks to Gill Fortescue for making it a lovely service and to all those who sent flowers and attended the…
JONES (TURLEY) Hilary Mel and Rob would like to extend sincere thanks to family and friends for the flowers, cards, words of condolence and donations for St Anne's Hospice and all who attended the funeral of Hilary. Very special thanks to Rev Canon…
PRING Leighton Memories are like threads of gold, they never tarnish or grow old, but as you were you will always be, treasured forever in our memory. Love always, Mam, Rhian, Steve, Emma and Ruby X
WATSON Christine Ruth (nee Deakin) On 23rd July, it was a very long and emotional day as God opened his arms and welcomed a new Angel...Christine Watson. A very loved and treasured Wife, Daughter, Sister, Auntie and Friend that was taken too soon,…
POCOCK Leonard Rest in Peace Len, you were much loved, sorry you had such a bad time, thank you for my sister Carol for giving you love and care for a long time and also thank my daughter Tracy for loving you and helping all she could. Missing you…