A GWENT lawyer has been appointed as President of the Monmouthshire Incorporated Law Society.
INSPIRED by our Jack’s Appeal, a Newport primary school was presented with a life-saving heart defibrillator today..
A RISCA chef who worked alongside Heston Blumenthal has launched a food van that will bring molecular gastronomy to dinner parties across the UK.
A “FAMILY man” from Newport has been jailed for five years after he made an explosive out of a firework and extra gunpowder.
DIRECTOR of rugby Lyn Jones was disappointed to taste defeat in Newport Gwent Dragons’ Guinness Pro12 opener but believes the performance at the Sportsground bodes well for the season.
IT WAS groundhog day at the greyhound stadium of Galway as Newport Gwent Dragons endured a 29-23 defeat in their Guinness Pro12 opener against Connacht.
WALES under-21s kept up their 100 per cent record in their 2017 European Championship qualifying campaign with a 3-1 victory in Luxembourg this evening.
DEATHS due to drugs misuse in Gwent during 2012-14 fell compared to the previous three years, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
UPDATES from the Sportsground as Newport Gwent Dragons get their Guinness Pro12 season under way against Connacht.
A DEAL has been agreed to bring an eight-week pop-up car dealership to Friars Walk when it opens in November.
A CWMBRAN man who had nearly 2,000 diazepam tablets in his possession has been sentenced to a community order.
DEFENDER Aaron Hayden's loan spell from Wolverhampton Wanderers to Newport County AFC has been extended by a further month.
TERRY Butcher admits he’s desperate for a first victory of the season but he insists tomorrow’s home clash with York City is far from a must-win game for Newport County AFC.
NEWPORT County AFC manager Terry Butcher says he has no concerns about new signing Matt Partridge’s off-the-field problems and is backing him to show his quality on the pitch, writes Andrew Penman.
A DEDICATED support worker who helped dementia patients has retired after 45 years of valued service.
Richard Pepler, CEO of HH Cashflow Finance who also sits on the advisory board of the Development Bank for Wales, offers advice to Welsh SMEs on how to grow sustainably in the post-recession world
BLACKWOOD'S Bradley Dredge moved into the driving seat in the hunt for a third European Tour title after carding a second successive five under par 66 to move one shot clear at the midway point of the M2M Russian Open.
ST JOSEPH'S star Lee Selby will defend his IBF world featherweight title for the first time against Mexican Fernando Montiel in the United States in October.
CAROLINE Flack opened the series by proclaiming: “This is the year of change with a whole new X Factor family.”
Communities in some of the Valleys’ most disadvantaged areas have been ‘revitalised’ following £10.2m investment from a five-year regeneration initiative.
An enhanced new on-line business support service has been launched by the Welsh Government to ensure access to Business Wales support is available to all entrepreneurs and businesses at any time and any place.
A MAN has been charged with conspiracy to kidnap as part of an investigation into slavery.
THE Friars Walk shopping and leisure centre will be the catalyst for Newport’s future when it opens in a little over two months from now.
Identifying what more can be done to build a world class skills system in Wales will be the focus of this year’s annual conference for work-based learning providers from across the country.
A UNIQUE conference to discuss how some of the major world religions view climate change was held in Newport last month.
A NEWPORT man has been jailed for six years for stabbing a man in the neck.
WHILE I fully understand the council’s need to meet landfill targets and thus the new slim bins will be replacing existing black bins, I am concerned by the lack of information being provided to the public. Having spoken to more than 100…
MS SUE Griffiths says it’s “disgusting [that] Caerphilly Council want people to be kept in the dark over the festive season”. I absolutely agree it’s a shame that Caerphilly Council has reluctantly been forced to end funding for Christmas…
RE THE letter from town councillor Mr A Child complaining that Blackwood Town Council will no longer have the money spent on Christmas lights (£800) reimbursed by the county borough council. Taxpayers in Blackwood pay a precept of £140 a year to…
I WISH to write to you regarding the current consultation on “things people would like to see banned on the streets” of Newport. I am absolutely disgusted with this consultation, that is clearly very biased by presenting leading questions to…
YORK City loan star David Tutonda believes the Minstermen have a better group of players than the promotion-chasing Newport County AFC squad he was a member of last season.
AARON Ramsey plans to fulfil a career ambition when Wales seek to end 58 years of hurt against Israel on Sunday.
NEWPORT motorsport star Rory Collingbourne is looking to continue his move up the Renault Clio Cup table this weekend as the championship heads to the Rockingham Race Circuit for rounds 13 and 14.
TWO people have been arrested following drug raids in Cwmbran yesterday.
A MAN has been arrested following a burglary in Pontypool.
POLICE have appealed for help in finding a Newport woman who has gone missing.
Many people in Gwent, moved by the plight of refugees are collecting aid to help them.
THE leader of the Welsh Conservatives has said the UK must be willing to take its share of refugees.
MRS Allen thought her son's World Cup dream was over at just past midday on Monday while Cory was still in bed, scared to find out his fate.
NEWPORT fire crews dealt with a deliberately lit rubbish fire under the City (SDR) Bridge at 7.20pm last night.
A BICHON frieze dog was rescued shortly after 6pm last night by firefighter's from Cardiff's Roath station, after he got stuck in brambles near water in Peterstone Wentlooge. The animal was not injured.
FIREFIGHTERS from Ebbw Vale dealt with two deliberately set fires at skate parks in Blaenau Gwent yesterday evening.
IT WAS a tough pre-season for Pontypool but the promotion hopefuls will hope the hard graft pays off when they kick off their Swalec Championship campaign at Narberth tomorrow afternoon (kick-off 1.30pm), writes Chris Kirwan.
DEATHS due to drugs misuse in Gwent during 2012-14 fell compared to the previous three years, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). There were 51 such deaths recorded in the area in the three years to 2014, compared…
A NEWPORT man found to have almost 2,000 indecent images of children on computer equipment at his home, was arrested after an anonymous tip-off to police.
LYN Jones believes South African star Sarel Pretorius will be Newport Gwent Dragons' guiding light as they get set for the big kick-off.
A 60-year-old convicted arsonist is being sought by Gwent Police after absconding from Prescoed Prison near Usk, yesterday.
THE big kick-off is finally here but sadly I’ll have to wait another week until getting back out on the pitch.
A CONTROVERSIAL proposal to create a solar farm in Crick, near Caldicot will go before County Councillors next week.
A FORMER Brynmawr church and cemetery is to be turned into a row of shops after Blaenau Gwent Council gave the go ahead yesterday.