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  • Newport workers take on zip wire challenge

    WORKERS at a battery manufacturer in Newport have taken the plunge with the longest zip wire in Europe in support of their colleague. read more

  • Risca pair in court over murder charges

    TWO Risca men charged with the murder of a 35-year-old man appeared at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court for a preliminary hearing yesterday. read more

  • Circuit of Wales choose Donington to host Grand Prix South Wales Argus: Ebbw Vale racetrack land move gets green light

    THE Circuit of Wales has announced the venue for next year’s British round of the MotoGP World Championship. read more

  • Llanwern pupils learn about Nato's role South Wales Argus:

    A TOP former Army colonel and intelligence officer with the Royal Marines visited Llanwern High School in Newport today as part of his work with Nato and 10 Downing Street. read more

  • WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: New German push on Paris

    The great battle read more

  • Gwent WI groups welcome centenary baton

    THE Women’s Institute centenary baton arrived in Gwent on its 2,500-mile trip around Wales and England. read more

  • BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Nato summit will focus world’s eyes upon us

    With just two days to go until the Nato summit, BECKY CARR looks at the impact that the world's media will have during their visit to Newport. read more

  • YOUR AM WRITES: Nick Ramsay, AM for Monmouth

    M4 COMMUTERS can’t have helped but notice the motorway warning signs and miles of security fencing paving the way for the NATO summit. read more

  • ARGUS COMMENT: No justice for family

    IT SEEMS not a month goes by without some revelation or other coming out, relating to the mess that is the Daniel Morgan murder inquiry. read more

  • Wales lose Adam Matthews South Wales Argus:

    Adam Matthews has become the third player to pull out of Wales' squad through injury ahead of their opening Euro 2016 qualifier against Andorra. read more

  • World title eliminator a moment of truth for Lee Selby

    ST JOSEPH’S star Lee Selby says next month’s final IBF world title eliminator against Australian Joel Brunker is the moment of truth for him. read more

  • Newport playwright signs publishing deal

    A NEWPORT writer has signed a deal which will see his work published for performance across the world. read more

  • Newport cafe launches Nato 'peace burger'

    THE owner of a Newport cafe has said his special Nato-themed ‘peace burgers’ have been a hit with customers. read more

  • NATO SUMMIT: Traders celebrate Celtic Manor invite South Wales Argus:

    NEWPORT traders were celebrating, having been told that they could sell their food at a street food market at the Celtic Manor for the Nato summit. read more

  • The Newport Nato summit in numbers

    6 warships, 2000 Welsh cakes, 61 world leaders,  157 commemorative coins and more - the numbers behind the Nato summit. read more

  • Flesrouy ti yrt

    I HAD to smile when I read the article on the Dylan Thomas-inspired painting Llaregyb (Argus August 28). Llaregyb is the Welsh spelling of Dylan’s fictional village of Llareggub, a product of his wicked sense of humour. I wonder how many people realise that Llareggub can be spelt backwards – try it &and see what you get! He did the same with the town of Llamedos. read more

  • Moral poser

    THE RADICAL Jihadist group ISIS, now calling itself ‘The Islamic State,’ is terrorising Syria and& Iraq, sending a chill into the hearts of innocents all around them, with a message to convert to their way of life or die. What sane person would want to join this group and convert to their way of life where to dissent is to die? This evil group as been condemned around the world, but it has one good effect (if possible) making us look at ourselves and our way of life, and where we stand against moral evil in our own country (some implemented by bad laws). Do we make a stand when called to declare who we are, and what we believe and what we live for? And where do we draw the line against moral evil, and say, ‘here our paths diverge, and here I make my stand’? N Plaisted, Vivian Road Newport read more

  • Flagging it up

    THE LETTER from Mr Hayes certainly rings true. Newport is in need of a banner that reflects its widely-held image to the greater advantage. This is particularly pressing in view of the impending Nato summit at the Celtic Manor, which despite all protestations to the contrary, still remains within the city boundaries. A logo would also not go amiss and one which, this time, specifically represents Newport rather than Wales as a non-participatory whole. read more

  • Hospital thanks

    I FELT compelled to write and record my thanks for the care and attention I received on Ward B7 Malpas at the Royal Gwent Hospital when I underwent a hysterectomy on August 18th. read more

  • It's all about oil

    CARWYN JONES suggests he would have a veto over an arrangement over the currency. Mr Jones, you are living in cloud cuckoo land. Mr Jones isn’t in a position to block anything and Westminster can’t stop Scotland using the pound, the pound is an independent currency like the dollar. Then the questions is the debt and North Sea oil. Keeping the pound would enable Scotland to pay its debt. While North Sea oil would last long enough to put Scotland on its independent feet. UK governments haves used North Sea oil to borrow against and that’s why the London government don’t want Scotland to leave. read more

  • Vote Ukip and Labour will win

    FOLLOWING the European Elections, there was plenty of boisterous talk from UKIP about how they would be challenging for Westminster seats in South Wales. Now though, we see that their target list contains exclusively English seats. read more

  • Cwmbran man who grabbed partner’s throat jailed

    A CWMBRAN man has been sentenced to 14 months imprisonment for an attack on his partner. read more

  • Maule leaves Scarlets for Bristol South Wales Argus: FRESH START: Gareth Maule has left the Scarlets for Bristol

    CENTRE Gareth Maule is relishing a fresh challenge over the border after leaving the Scarlets for Bristol, writes Chris Kirwan. read more

  • Debate ponders if Newport needs an elected mayor

    A HEATED debate over whether Newport should have a directly elected mayor took place at the city’s civic centre last night. The debate co-hosted by The Civic Society and Institute of Welsh Affairs (IWA) saw a panel of six give their views on whether or not the city would benefit from a directly elected mayor. read more

  • International media to be shown best of Wales in Newport South Wales Argus: Argus-Mark    01-02-13..Tredegar House. (3728533)

    REPORTERS from all over the world covering the NATO Summit will taste the best of Welsh culture, food and drink at its best at a reception in Newport on Thursday. read more

  • Missing girl found safe and well South Wales Argus:

    POLICE have confirmed that Bonnie Clarke, the 14-year-old girl reported missing in Bristol and with links in South Wales on Friday 29 August, has been found safe and well. read more

  • Squad is strong enough to compete, says Exiles ace

    TRANFER deadline day passed without any major activity at Newport County AFC but midfielder Adam Chapman believes Saturday’s win at Portsmouth proves the squad is good enough already. read more

  • £4m claim over Cwmbran man's murder-case arrests South Wales Argus: *HANDOUT PHOTO - BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE*
Undated Metropolitan Police handout photo of private detective Daniel Morgan who was killed exactly 18 years ago. Legal action will be brought against Home Secretary Charles Clarke over the unsolved axe murder by M

    THE METROPOLITAN Police are tackling a £4million compensation claim from five men who were arrested in a 2008 probe into the murder of Gwent private eye Daniel Morgan. read more

  • NATO SUMMIT: Travellers warned to expect disruption South Wales Argus:

    WITH just two days to go until the start of the Nato summit, travellers are being urged to use public transport or to allow extra time for their journeys. read more

  • Newport pan Wales charity cyclists aim to steer clear of NATO Summit security

    A team of South Wales cyclists will set off on 225-mile charity ride from Newport to Anglesey this week hoping not to get entangled in Nato conference security in Newport. read more

  • Finalists announced for county's business awards

    The finalists of the 2014 Monmouthshire Business Awards have been announced. read more

  • Smart Solutions creates new driver jobs across the UK

    A total of 230 permanent full-time driving jobs are being created across the UK, of which 24 will be based in Wales, by Newport-based managed service provider, Smart Solutions, on the back of a flurry of new contract wins. read more

  • 'I won't let thugs win' - Newport man who lost eye in attack rebuilds his life

    “I DON’T want to let them win.” Those are the words of a Newport archer who lost an eye in a vicious New Year’s Day attack – but who has vowed not to let his injury keep him shut away. read more


    WILLIAMS (Glaswyn David) Peacefully on 20th August 2014 Glaswyn (formerly Wain-y-clare Cottage) passed away (aged 76). Dearly loved brother, uncle and friend. Service of celebration will be held in Saron Chapel Goytre at 2-30pm on Saturday 6th September read more


    JOBBINS Dawne Suddenly on 19th August 2014 at her home at The Park, Blaenavon, Dawne a dearly beloved wife of Bill, loved mother of Marc, mother in law of Julie, a special nan of Kate & Sam, Dawne will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral Monday 8th September. Service at King Street Baptist Church, Blaenavon at 2.15pm, followed by interment at Varteg Road Cemetery. Family flowers only please donations in lieu of flowers for British Heart Foundation. Enq Co-operative Funeralcare Pontypool 01495 772288. read more


    GERWYN & ANDREA WILLIAMS Heartiest Congratulations on 40 Years of Wedded Bliss. Love from, Mam, Alan and all the Family. read more


    MEREDITH (Kevin John) Peacefully at his home in Wern Terrace, Pontypool, on 22nd August 2014 Kevin aged 60 years, beloved husband of Linda, much loved father of John, much loved grandfather of Kaie, Kevin will be greatly missed by family and friends. Funeral Tuesday 9th September. Service at Christchurch, Coed-y-Paen at 2.00pm followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only please donations in lieu of flowers may be given at the service. Enq E I Peake, Pontnewynydd 01495 763844. read more

  • VAT is changing

    Fundamental changes to the VAT accounting treatment for suppliers of digital services (broadcasting, telecommunications and wider e-services) will come into effect from next year and will impact UK businesses making such supplies to private individuals (‘consumers’) across the EU. read more

  • From the Chamber

    Sometimes it seems not a week goes by without another scandal around unethical business practices. read more

  • Booming recruitment firm’s new branch manager has a clear vision for the future

    EXPANDING South Wales jobs business Clear Sky Recruitment has appointed Jessica Nichols to the role of branch manager. read more

  • College wins UK award for top training

    Coleg Gwent’s business team is celebrating a trio of awards after this year’s Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Awards. read more

  • Commercially speaking

    THE city of Newport and it would appear all surrounding areas are crawling with police and security people. read more

  • Welsh care home wins national care award

    A team from a care home in Gwent has been named Best Care Team at a national a national awards ceremony that celebrates excellence in the care sector. read more

  • Energy saving specialist among first Green Deal one-stop-shops

    One of the UK’s leading experts in energy-saving technology and construction, which has a base in Caerphilly, is among the first companies in the country to be allowed to provide a complete start-to-finish service for the government’s Green Deal programme. read more

  • Former city nursing home goes on the market

    ONE of the city of Newport’s grand historic houses is up for sale at auction. read more

  • On-campus retailer becomes first in Wales to adopt ‘scan bag and go’ mobile payment technology

    Newport-based retail services firm Retail Merchandising Services is launching its pioneering new smartphone app, which turns mobile phones into cash registers, for the first time in Wales. read more

  • Innovation Group chooses Caerphilly for new divisional HQ creating nearly 80 jobs

    The Innovation Group, a global provider of outsourcing services and software to the insurance, fleet, automotive and property industries, is to establish a new division which will be headquartered in Caerphilly creating 77 new jobs. read more

  • Summit will have huge impact on South Wales, according to report

    Over the two days of the Nato Summit later this week, the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport will host 61 world leaders, 70 foreign and defence ministers and defence chiefs, approximately 4,000 delegates and 1,500 read more

  • National Youth Jazz Orchestra, Borough Theatre

    One of the most pleasurable things about attending a jazz gig such as this is the lack of standing on ceremony that exists ,and informality was certainly the watchword in this highly enjoyable performance by the cream of the country's young jazzers. read more

  • Enforced teenage midfield partnership can dazzle for Dragons

    IT MAY be through necessity but Newport Gwent Dragons will give a glimpse of the future in Galway on Saturday. read more

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