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  • New schemes set to make road changes

    CHANGES to the A4043 St Lukes Road in Pontnewynydd are due to start at the end of this month for approximately six weeks. read more

  • Council leader tells of 'journey' out of special measures

    MONMOUTHSHIRE council’s leader admitted it has taken time for the authority to recover after its children and young people’s department was placed in special measures. read more

  • UPDATE: A40 between Raglan and Monmouth is closed

    THE A40 Northbound between Raglan and Monmouth is closed. read more

  • Kingsley Jones: Dragons must not waste our Paris hard work

    NEWPORT Gwent Dragons coach Kingsley Jones has warned his charges that smiles will swiftly turn to frowns if they fail to rise to the occasion again when Newcastle head to Rodney Parade this evening. read more

  • Two vehicle accident on A40 in Monmouth

    THE A40 in Monmouth is down to one lane following a two vehicle collision. read more

  • SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Langstone Primary School

    LanLangstone Primary IS a school that strives for excellence in everything they do, as Hannah Wood finds out. read more

  • Gwent Poppy Appeal launched in Newport

    AFTER raising almost £280,000 for the Royal British Legion last year, the annual Gwent Poppy Appeal was launched at Newport's Civic Centre yesterday afternoon. read more

  • County swoop for Swansea's Curtis Obeng

    NEWPORT County AFC are hopeful of receiving international clearance for Swansea City defender Curtis Obeng ahead of Saturday’s clash with Accrington Stanley. read more

  • Pupils learn about the impact of war on home front

    PONTYPOOL Museum welcomed school pupils to join in their Second World War workshops. read more

  • Jamie Stephens relishing FA Cup clash with boyhood club South Wales Argus: CUP DATE: Jamie Stephens

    NEWPORT County AFC goalkeeper Jamie Stephens is relishing the prospect of facing his boyhood team Forest Green Rovers in the FA Cup on Saturday. read more

  • YOUR AM WRITES: South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle

    THE issue of human rights has become a political hot potato at United Kingdom level. read more

  • Charity gives free defib training at school

    TRAINING was given to students at Oakdale Comprehensive School last week in how to use a defibrillator and provide cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). read more

  • Exiles look to bring in another loan signing South Wales Argus: Scott Tancock (11363046)

    NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh hopes to boost his injury-ravaged squad with a new loan signing today. read more

  • OAP raids her savings to avoid heart op wait

    A PENSIONER was forced to use her savings to pay for a £19,500 heart operation after being told she faced a wait of up to six months for treatment. read more

  • Crash blocks road in High Cross South Wales Argus:

    A ROAD in High Cross is blocked and slow traffic reported in both directions because of a crash involving two vehicles. read more

  • Teenagers burgled home while OAP was in bed

    TWO 19-year-olds from Blackwood who were on drugs when they burgled a 77- year-old woman’s house will serve time in a young offenders’ institution. read more

  • Blaenavon Post Office

    COUNCILLORS “share residents’ concerns” about the proposed temporary closure of Blaenavon post office. read more

  • Letter is so right

    HOW I agree with Brendan O’Brien (South Wales Argus, October 21), you are absolutely right in your letter. This is a council that in the past has threatened to prosecute cafe owners and newsagents who put out chairs etc on the pavement, citing the very reasons you say in your letter. The only thing you got wrong is that its the police who should be blamed for not taking action, namely the police, the same police who allow a mass protest on the M4 (how can they find so many police on a Sunday?). read more

  • Gimme shelter

    WAITING for a coach at Newport railway station, I couldn’t fail to notice how little cover there is there. The weather was atrocious, with rain and very strong winds, and as there was only one small bus shelter, most people had to huddle under nearby trees to get some protection. read more

  • Losing faith

    I WOULD like to thank the anonymous reader who took the time and money to post me a ‘British Together’ booklet (which at a cost of 70p was an added expense). This has only reinforced my belief in nationalism. After all, the Orange Order celebrates William of Orange, a Dutch Protestant king – how British is he? read more

  • Council rejects Newport merger plan

    MONMOUTHSHIRE councillors rejected the Welsh Government’s vision for a council restructure with another Gwent authority and chose to seek an alternative model. read more

  • Drug-dealing Newport boxer's jail term is cut

    A NEWPORT boxer who led a £500,000 cocaine ring in South Wales has convinced top judges to cut his jail term on appeal. read more

  • Thomas gets the nod for Dragons crunch clash with Newcastle South Wales Argus: Dragons in Premiership Sevens. James Thomas escapes from the defence. (8633321)

    JAMES Thomas gets the nod to replace Wales lock Andrew Coombs for Newport Gwent Dragons against Newcastle tomorrow evening. read more

  • Stand Up to Cancer event raises £1,000

    A FAMILY from Cwmbran has raised more than £1,000 for Stand Up To Cancer. read more

  • Heartless policy

    “HEARTLESS” is a fairly emotive word. I wonder if Torfaen Council has ever heard of it? Well, of course, it must have as its policy on cemetery memorabilia appears to be entirely based on it. read more

  • Future's sold off

    THE record of Westminster Governments since 1979 for selling off of state assets on the cheap is well documented. Last year Royal Mail was privatised on the cheap and the public left short-changed. Now the 40 per cent share in Eurostar is to be sold off by a Westminster government ideologically opposed to state ownership. read more

  • White Christmas, Dolman Theatre

    Musical theatre is thriving in the city at the moment, and while the Riverfront were celebrating their tenth anniversary, the Dolman Theatre were having a celebration of their own in the shape of a storming production of White Christmas by CentreStage Cymru. read more

  • Mystery surrounds Newport teen's death South Wales Argus: Search widened for missing Newport teen Nida Naseer

    THE inquest into the death of Newport teenager Nida Naseer has recorded an open verdict. read more

  • Asda opening hits town's shops

    SOME independent businesses in Caldicot say they have suffered a steep drop in custom since the opening of an Asda store in the town last week. read more

  • EDITOR'S CHAIR: Odd tale of the UKIP DJ and his calypso calamity

    READERS of a certain age (and by that I mean people who are as old as me) will remember Mike Read as something of an Eighties superstar. read more

  • ARGUS COMMENT: Fans are being priced out of watching football

    NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh poses a valid question when he asks why the club has lost around 1,000 supporters since the start of the season. read more

  • Paul Flynn seeks clarity on Iraq presence

    NEWPORT West’s MP Paul Flynn has again warned of extending UK involvement in Iraq and sought confirmation that troops were there on a humanitarian mission. read more

  • Keep chocolate away from your dog this Halloween

    DOG welfare organisation the Kennel Club is calling for owners to keep their dogs safe this Halloween. read more


    BUTCHER (Leonard Haydn) Len sadly died on August 20th, 2014, aged 61. Beloved husband of Janet, devoted father and father-in-law of Rhys, Lowri, Samantha and James and adoring Datcu of Ffion and Oliver. A Thanksgiving service for Len's life will be held at the Gwent Crematorium on Monday, November 3rd at 1.30pm. No flowers please, but if desired, donations, to Wales Kidney Foundation received by Tovey Brothers, Funeral Directors, 9-11 Cardiff Road, Newport NP20 2EH. Tel. 01633 266848. read more


    SIMMS Barry Anthony Of all the many Blessings, however great or small, to have had you for a Brother was the greatest one of all. Love and miss you always, Susan, Martyn and family. xx read more


    WALSHE In memory of Eddie. Dear brother-in-law of June and Uncle of Nigel. God Bless. read more


    DOHERTY (Michael) Long time friend and fishing mate. Will be sadly missed by W. H. Jones and family. read more


    FITZPATRICK John Terrance Dean It is with deep regret that the Chief Constable, Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner and members of Gwent Police received the sad news of former Police Sergeant John Terrance Dean Fitzpatrick. We extend our deepest sympathy to his wife Christine and all members of his family. read more


    SMITH Ernest (Ern) Passed away on 19th October, at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Ernest (Ern), aged 76 years, formerly of Rogiet and Newport. Funeral service Thursday 30th October, 12.15pm at St. Mary Magdalene Church, Hewelsfield, Nr Lydney, Glos prior to private cremation. Flowers may be sent to Philip Blatchly & Son, Highcroft House, Woolaston, Lydney, Glos, GL15 6PN Tel: 01594 529345. Always loved. read more


    RICHARDS (Bryn) On 16th October 2014. Brynley Ewart of Henllys, Cwmbran passed away peacefully aged 90 years. Beloved husband of the late Joyce, devoted father of Jeff and Margaret, much loved father in law of Jayne and Garrod, dearly loved gramp of Julia and Kevin, Andrew and Heather, Harri and Tracy, Tom and Sarah, Joe and Helen, great gramp of Ralph, Connie, Bella and Reggie. Funeral Friday 31st October, service 11.30am at the Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations to St David's Foundation Hospice Care. Further enquiries to Arthur Peake (Funeral Service) Cwmbran, Tel: 01633 482291. read more


    SIMMS (Barry Anthony) Our wonderful Dad and Grampy. The love you gave so kind and warm. We shall miss you dearly. Your loving daughters Tracey & Jayne. With love Jeff, Mike, Thomas & Lucy. read more


    SIMMS (Barry Anthony) Darling, no words can express the loss I feel. We shared so much together, our joys, our sadness. Our rooms are empty, there's no sound. I am lost and wander round. You fought so bravely but had to go. My heart is broken. Your loving wife Pauline. read more


    SIMMS (Barry Anthony) Peacefully at home on 17th October, Barry Anthony of Rogerstone, Newport. Beloved Husband of Pauline. Dearly loved Dad of Tracey & Jayne, father-in-law of Michael & Jeff. Devoted Grampy to Thomas & Lucy and dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. A respected friend to all that knew him. Funeral service at Gwent Crematorium, Cwmbran on Wednesday 29th October at 2pm where friends are asked to meet. Afterwards, all are welcome for refreshments at Greenmeadow Golf Club, Croesyceiliog. Immediate family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to St David's Hospice Care may be given at the service or sent c/o Blackett Avenue, Newport, NP20 6NH. read more


    JENKINS On 13th October 2014, Melvin Charles aged 90 years of Plas-Y-Coed, Pontypool. Beloved husband of Dorothy, devoted father of John and the late Barbara, dearly loved daughter in law of Hilary, much loved bampi of Claire, Greg, and their partners Andrew and Helen., great grandfather of Joshua, Eve, Ellie and Megan. Funeral Monday 27th October, service 11.00am at the Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations in lieu may be given for the British Heart Foundation. Further enquiries to Arthur Peake (Funeral Service) Cwmbran, Tel: 01633 482291. read more


    WALSHE (Eddie) Rest in Peace Eddie, from Terry, Terry and Dawn and family. read more


    N U BRIAN & PAULINE BENHAM Mam & Dad, Congratulations on your 40th Wedding Anniversary. Lots of love, Victoria, Scott, Libby, Zac & Connor XXX read more


    TANNER (Pamela) Forever in our thoughts, especially today on your Birthday. Husband Mel. Children, Michelle, Gary and Marc. Daughter-in-law, Son-in-law, Grandson, Great Grandsons, Granddaughters. read more


    OLIVER Congratulations GAVIN & MARIA on the birth of SOFIA 19th Oct. 2014 Love Mam and Dad x read more


    PARSONS (Leon Ray) I can't put into words how much I miss you each and every day. You were my partner, friend and soulmate but until we meet again love you now and always. Your loving wife May XX read more


    SIMMS (Barry) In loving memory of Barry Simms. Beloved brother-in- law and uncle, now at rest you will stay in our hearts always treasuring the memories of our family times together. Love eternal, Christine, Darren, Johanna and Paul. x read more

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