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Archive - Thursday, 7 March 2002

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On this day:

  • Velodrome fears eased

    RESIDENTS' fears over the international velodrome plan-ned for Newport were partly allayed this week. read more

  • Attacked teen fears going out

    A TEENAGER hit with a bottle while enjoying a night out with friends has said the attack has left him afraid to go out. read more

  • Debbie's dream job

    DETERMINATION and hard work are set to reward Debbie Griffin with a dream job. A year ago, 17-year-old Debbie, (pictured) who has muscular dystrophy, had no idea what she wanted to do and had no qualifications. read more

  • Tranch shock the leaders

    THE County Motors Cup third round replays produced the upset of the season. Second Division Tranch AFC defeated First Division leaders Croesyceiliog 3-0, Mark Walker (2) and Mark Carpanini scoring. read more

  • Vale hand James outside half role

    EBBW Vale face Cardiff with full back Matt James in the number ten shirt on Saturday as impressive young fly-half Mark Meenan has been recalled by Bedford. read more

  • We're all set for a jubilee bash!

    DESPITE fears of a Jubilee flop, much of Gwent is gearing up to celebrate the event this summer. read more

  • Top dogs head for Crufts

    THEY'VE been washed, brushed and pampered - and now Gwent's entrants in the world's largest dog show are lining up for judging. read more

  • Steward spanked woman worker

    A WOMAN supervisor at a Gwent social club was "humiliated and degraded" when the steward spanked her several times on her bottom. read more

  • AM praises Argus campaign

    THE Argus Sport's campaign to kick racism out of Welsh rugby has been praised at the National Assembly for Wales. read more

  • Police want to trace vehicle

    POLICE want to trace a vehicle which sped away from the car park of a factory in Blaen-avon minutes before it went up in flames. read more

  • Newport trio told to 'be the stars'

    ANDY Marinos (pictured), Ian Gough and Chris Anthony return from Wales duty to the Newport team for their big Welsh/Scottish League game against Glasgow at Rodney Parade on Saturday night with a message ringing in their ears from coach Steve Hansen. read more

  • Rapist set to apply for bail

    RAPIST Trevor Masters - fighting extradition from France to Britain - has been granted leave to seek bail. read more

  • Newport act in Tonu'u row

    NEWPORT are to launch an internal investigation before deciding if they should take any further action in the Ofisa Tonu'u race row. read more

  • Residents will fight 'to bitter end'

    ANGRY villagers have vowed to "fight to the bitter end" council plans to rip up part of a school field to accommodate a new residential development. read more

  • Dredge targets top 10 finish again

    BRADLEY Dredge began his challenge for the Dubai Classic at the Emirates Golf club today alongside fellow Welshman Mark Pilkington. read more

  • Wasps riders ready for the off

    NEWPORT's Ben Howe has the chance to meet up with his new team-mates this weekend when the 2002 Wasps meet to prepare for the season. read more

  • Factory cuts jobs

    A FACTORY in Blaenau Gwent has been forced to close with a loss of 25 jobs after the company went bust. read more

  • WRU to splash the cash?

    THE Welsh Rugby Union were today meeting to discuss whether extra funding can be made available to the top clubs, but the threat of a players' strike over the issue has been removed. read more

  • Hartridge book place

    A NEWPORT school has reached the semi-final of the prestigious English Schools FA under-19 tournament. read more

  • We will stand by Llanwern, pledges Blair

    THE Argus reported yesterday how US tariffs on steel imports could cost British steel jobs. Today, Prime Minister Tony Blair writes exclusively for Argus readers on the new threat facing steel. read more

  • Keys top the table

    IN THE Premier X Division Cross Keys moved back to the top with a 7-1 win over Pontnewydd United, Robert Slade (2), Michael Howe, Gareth Greenslade, Lee Mansfield, Craig Phelps and Steve Jones scoring. read more

  • Newport act in Tonu'u row

    NEWPORT are to launch an internal investigation before deciding if they should take any further action in the Ofisa Tonu'u race row. read more

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