GARETH Bale has his eyes on further Wales improvement after they rounded off a successful Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with a 2-0 win over Andorra.
ONCE again Wales concluded a qualifying campaign with a meaningless match – but this time a full house at the Cardiff City Stadium was delighted with that.
WAITS of more than 36 weeks from referral to treatment for Gwent patients reached a new high during August, and have increased by 65 per cent in just five months.
HATE crimes in Gwent have risen by nine per cent in the past year figures revealed today as part of National Hate Crime Awareness Week.
A CAR wash to raise funds for a Cwmbran mother who was denied access to a life-extending form of cancer drugs have raised £265.
A HOMEOWNER has criticised a social landlord for converting a three-bedroom house into shared accommodation amid what he perceives as a housing shortage for families.
REVISED plans for 209 homes on the former paper mill site in Sudbrook have been submitted to Monmouthshire council's planning department.
AN elderly cyclist who was left permanently brain damaged following a road accident died two years later as a result of his injuries, an inquest found today.
A MAN standing trial for a string of alleged indecent assaults abused a young girl on more than one occasion, a court heard.
A BACKBENCH councillor is to call on town hall chiefs to ban Chinese lanterns in Torfaen.
A LABOUR back-bench AM has said she has been sacked from her committee for speaking out against the Welsh Government’s M4 relief road plans.
Follow all the action live and join in the celebrations as Wales host Andorra in their final Euro 2016 qualifier at the Cardiff City Stadium. Kick-off 7.45pm
THE death of an elderly retired government officer was accidental, an inquest found.
AN inquest was opened and adjourned today into the death of a pensioner who was seriously injured in a road accident in Newport in August.
ROB Howley has no doubt that Wales are battle-hardened and ready for the latest punishing instalment of their demanding Rugby World Cup schedule on Saturday.
WALES prop Gethin Jenkins wants to continue his 13-year Test career beyond the Rugby World Cup.
NEWPORT Gwent Dragons hooker Elliot Dee is poised for his first start in almost nine months in Glasgow on Friday while wing Tom Prydie could feature after receiving good news about his injured left knee.
NEWPORT County AFC manager John Sheridan has further boosted his squad with the loan signings of Tommy O'Sullivan and Jazzi Barnum-Bobb from Cardiff City.
POLICE are looking for a man after a break-in at a property on Court Crescent in Bassaleg, Newport.
A MAN who died after being hit by a car on the A4042 at Llanellen Bridge has been named as Gavin Horne.
POLICE are appealing for information after a mini jukebox was stolen from B&M Bargains in Abergavenny.
POLICE are appealing for information following the theft of a of a mini juke box from B&M Bargains in Abergavenny.
SOUTH Africa ace Bryan Habana has vowed that Springboks won't repeat the mistakes that saw them downed in Cardiff when they lock horns with Wales on Saturday.
JAMES Hook has been backed to solve Wales' World Cup selection headache by starting in midfield for the first time in over four years in Saturday's quarter-final against South Africa.
WALES coach Gareth Williams says Newport Gwent Dragons' Singha Premiership 7s winners have given him plenty of food for thought in Olympic year, writes Chris Kirwan.
THE killer stepson of Usk poet, Anne Jackson, had his sentence for her murder cut by top judges today.
POLICE are appealing for information after a car was stolen during a house burglary in Abergavenny.
THE Monmouthshire and District National Eisteddfod local fund appeal have received £20,000 from Abergavenny Town Council towards the 2016 festival.
The Welsh Labour Government’s plans for a new stretch of M4 are a costly mistake.
NOW that they have put the name Friars Walk up on the new shopping centre will the local police enforce this and keep the bikes off the main street when they are going the wrong way against the flow of traffic and on the pavement. They could start…
ARGUS readers will be aware of the latest controversy over the new M4 road planned in Gwent (October 9, Argus) after the Labour Welsh government admitted it was spending a staggering £20m on preparation works, including consultation, in this…
I NOW find the council (who keep telling us they are cutting back on street lighting) are replacing the new fluorescent lamps with LED lamps, (noticed Park Drive) these seem to use raw AC since the flicker is very bad. Also a keep left bollard has…
MR Rout (Argus letters Oct 9) raised a number of questions illustrating shortcomings in our own society to argue against refugees being welcomed to Wales. The same argument has been made by other readers in several previous letters. I…
I WANT to welcome the decision of the Arts Council of Wales to support the community work at the Blackwood Miners’ Institute from 2016. I’m delighted that the work at the institute has been recognised by the arts council. This is a…
A PAIR of Blackwood wrestlers have graduated from the prestigious Florida Pro Wrestling Academy after going through the pain barrier in the heat of Tampa.
ANDREW RT Davies AM (leader of the Welsh Conservatives) constantly attacks the Labour Party for its running of the NHS in Wales. His stance is hypocritical in that he is a member of a party whose government is hell bent on the dismantling and…
AS FLU season approaches Diabetes UK Cymru is recommending that your readers with diabetes take up the offer of a free flu jab from their GP. People with diabetes are considered a ‘high-risk group’ when it comes to getting flu. …
I CONCUR with Nigel Corten, Argus, October 8, regarding the traffic congestion outside the Royal Gwent Hospital, and its knock-on effect, deterring visitors thinking of coming into Newport when the new shopping precinct is opened. I contacted…
WELSH Conservatives have supported calls for a ban on the use of snares in Wales.
BEER giants SABMiller and Anheuser-Busch InBev, who own Magor brewery, have "agreed in principle" on a £68 billion blockbuster tie-up to create the world's biggest drinks firm.
NEWPORT County AFC have announced that Saturday’s home clash with Portsmouth will not be moved to avoid a clash with Wales’ Rugby World Cup quarter-final.
PLANS are afoot to open a waste centre able to process 100,000 tonnes of rubbish a year.
SIR John French’s report of Wednesday afternoon’s operations should do much to dissipate may of the rumours industriously circulated as to the actual positions occupied by the British troops.
THE majority of people in Wales looked on in bemusement last week as England reacted to the carrier bag charge being introduced.
AND so to the third of the WNO’s ‘Madness’ season that has moved from the bel canto of I Puritani to Handel’s Orlando and ended up in musical theatre with an acknowledged Sondheim masterpiece, here juxtaposing Todd’s insanity with that of…
ON A DAY of sporting milestones for Wales, this evening of musical masterpieces most surely topped the lot.
RICHARD Herring has previously fallen into the grumpy middle aged man category of comedians but the recent birth of his first child Phoebe has led him to examine the ephemeral nature of happiness in his 12th solo stand-up tour.
ELI Walker has been called up to Wales’ World Cup squad to replace the injured Liam Williams.
This week we feature a scene from Newport.
THE opening of the National Software Academy in Newport is good news for the city and for Wales as a whole.