FAMILY and friends of a detective superintendent from Blackwood have donated £1,400 to the Alzheimer’s Society in tribute to "an amazing man".
MONMOUTHSHIRE council has paid out nearly £1.3 million in redundancy payments to school staff since 2011.
A NEWPORT not for profit organisation which helps disabled people all over the world is holding a Transporter Bridge walk to fundraise for disabled children in Kenya.
A VICTORIAN grotto adorned with thousands of shells and animal bones will have two rare public opening next month.
THIS year's Blackwood Carnival has offered its full support to a trust set up in memory of Tunisia terror attack victim Trudy Jones.
THE owner of a Monmouth bakery who admitted breaching food safety regulations has been fined.
PONTYPOOL Museum is appealing for old china sets and teapots to keep the premises going.
A PETITION asking Prime Minister David Cameron to scrap or significantly reduce the cost of the Severn Bridge tolls has received thousands of signatures.
BT broadband customers across the UK are reporting problems with both their phone lines and internet connections, as the firm warned the issues could last into next week.
A FUNDRAISER in memory of a popular Caldicot footballer who died will take place on August bank holiday.
A DAD of two has been given a suspended sentence after admitting defrauding his former Newport employers.
A NEWPORT horse dentist has undergone pioneering surgery to save her eyesight so she doesn't have to quit her job.
TOUGHER action is to be taken against anti-social behaviour at bus stops across Caerphilly county borough.
NEWPORT East AM John Griffiths has praised the work of Home-Start Monmouthshire in his constituency.
TEENAGER Aaron Collins hopes he’s done enough to force his way into the Newport County AFC first team after concluding an impressive pre-season in style.
POLICE are appealing for information after a woman had her handbag snatched while she was walking down a lane in New Inn.
ELITE performance manager Huw Bevan hopes that Newport Gwent Dragons will reap the rewards of pushing their players out of their comfort zone in their first block of pre-season training.
GEORGE North says Wales' "savage" World Cup training camps have been even tougher than their infamous 2011 preparations.
NEWPORT County AFC assistant manager Russell Osman has defended the decision to field a team of teenagers at Weston-super-Mare and hinted that one or two may feature in the League Two opener.
THE Royal Gwent Hospital Cardiology Fund recently held its sponsored fun run, and we would be pleased if, through your columns we can express our very sincere thanks to the many runners who took part and raised so much for the fund. We are very…
NO FLOWERS in our parks, no tennis nets in Beechwood Park, no paddling pool in Beechwood Park and the water feature for children in Tredegar Park still not working. Perhaps the council could put on some free buses to a proper cities such as Cardiff…
DID YOU know the Labour candidate Jeremy Corbyn shares some core values witthas Plaid Cymru.? He wants to abolish Trident and end to austerity and if he doesn’t get elected maybe the people in Wales who voted for him could vote for Plaid. The other…
SO THE city fathers who destroyed the Chartist mural feel that a light display will adequately replace their act of vandalism. A light display is pathetic and transitory, but a new mural will last for generations (unless destroyed again on a whim),…
THIS latest idea about turning a part of Pill into a red light district is an absolute disgrace to the residents of the area. It has been let down by the council over many decades and is unrecognisable now from the great place it was years ago. …
FURTHER to the praiseworthy and informative letter (23.7.15) by Ms. O. Davies, I only disagree with her comment that “it is no use complaining” about the filthy pigeon-mess strewn state of Newport’s Market Arcade and city centre streets. …
FORMER Caldicot School teacher Rhys Edwards has been appointed National Women's Head Coach and Elite Programme Lead on a new three-day-a-week contract.
HELP to located a Pontypool man that police would like to speak to following a burglary.
CAERLEON goal shooter Georgia Rowe and her Wales teammates have arrived in Tasmania and are set to step up their preparations for the Netball World Cup this week.
WALES’ women ended their EuroHockey Championships campaign on a high to claim a fifth-place finish in Prague and secure their place in Division Two.
THE FRIENDS of Newport Rugby Trust annual beer festival is returning to Rodney Parade for a fifth year – and will coincide with a County fixture for the first time.
CWMBRAN’S Danny Gabbidon has hinted that he will retire after turning down a chance to sign for League Two side Leyton Orient.
Houses in upper Cwmbran are experiencing a power cut.
BATTING hero Chris Cooke believes Glamorgan can still make the knockout stages of the Royal London Cup thanks to their remarkable three-wicket victory against Kent on Tuesday evening.
THE future of the most significant inhabited building at risk in Wales is now secure.
NEWPORT sprinter Katie-Jane Priest has been named in the Wales under-20 team for tonight’s Welsh Athletics Outdoor International in Cardiff.
A SHAKE up in the way the Welsh Ambulance Service responds to 999 calls will see all calls categorised into a traffic light system.
BIKES have been stolen from a garden in Pontypool.
APPEAL for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Chepstow.
A WOMAN has been reported as missing from her Cwmbran home.
FOLLOWING a career in the Armed Forces Andrew Tuggey, of Monmouthshire, embarked upon a second career in the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. He talks to Kath Skellon about the honour of becoming the current High Sheriff of Gwent and his hopes…
NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have awarded senior deals to six bright teenage prospects.
THE deputy leader of Torfaen council is completing seven cycling challenges this year to raise money for charity.
HUNDREDS of people enjoyed cycling around Caldicot Castle yesterday as part of an organised bike bash.
CHILDCARE students at Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone have been given an award after they raised £2,000 to buy a specialist bike for children with learning difficulties.
A PUBLIC consultation for controversial plans to place a crematorium in Bassaleg was not publicised enough, it has been argued.
THE sun shone and the pirates came out too this weekend - but not to walk the plank.
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WORK to build houses on the former Tredegar Park golf course have progressed a step further, with developers now hollowing out a grassy reservoir to take in water when the River Ebbw floods.
A MAN whose childhood dreams of professional wrestling were almost lost due to a horrific freak injury is now fulfilling his aspirations after taking part in the first Monmouthshire Championship Wrestling show.
AN alleged victim of historic child abuse at the hands of a former Newport head teacher today appeals for other victims to come forward.