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Archive - Wednesday, 7 July 2004

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  • Time for a bit of rocking

    BMW's unfaired boxer twin, the R1150 R is a sophisticated response to the continuously expanding retro market and a reactionary demand for the return to minimalism. Unhampered by the bulk of a fairing or integrated bodywork, the R1150 R is a boxer with plenty of muscle and no little fleetness of foot. Its minimalism is only an illusion though. The visually appealing R has more advanced features than other machines of the same genre. read more

  • European election results

    Results for Wales electoral region read more

  • Results for Torfaen County Borough.

    Council election results read more

  • Sweeney hailed Test injury hero 28.06.04

    RUGBY star Ceri Sweeney is being hailed a hero today after saving the life of his team-mate, Alix Popham, from Gwent, during a Wales test match. read more

  • MBK freedom, fun, fresh and exciting

    THERE'S no doubt that 2004 is a big year for MBK and a big year for scooters in general with more people finding their way to real independence and a whole world of fun on two wheels. With new riders from all age groups taking to scooters to get around, MBK has introduced three all-new models across the line-up. These models: Booster, Flame X and Skyliner 400 add even more depth to the range and provide the very latest in MBK's advanced design and technology. read more

  • Forster set to miss out 16.06.04

    JASON Forster is set to miss out on a place in the Welsh team for Saturday's second Test against Argentina in Buenos Aires. read more

  • Patients to sue drugs company

    THREE Gwent epilepsy patients are suing a pharmaceutical company over allegations that a drug used to treat the condition damaged their eyesight. read more

  • Results for Blaenau Gwent County Borough.

    (Winners in bold type): read more

  • Payback time 17.06.04

    Wales coach Mike Ruddock has urged his players to take a leaf out of Lawrence Dallaglio's book of rugby wisdom as they go in search of revenge against Argentina in Buenos Aires on Saturday. read more

  • Gwent pair's big test

    Newport-based Phillip Price tunes up for next week's Open when he takes his place in the Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond tomorrow. Price, 37, who finished in joint 20th position last week in the European Open where he was defending his crown, is assured of an Open spot after finishing in the world's top 50 last year. read more

  • 'Tall order' for Rees

    DAVID Rees today spoke of the excitement of his new challenge as Newport coach and as overseer of the Newport Gwent Dragons Academy. read more

  • Spectacular and spirited

    PUPILS at Newbridge Comprehensive have been busy rehearsing for their latest dramatic production, which is being staged this week. read more

  • Mason due back soon for Wasps

    Newport Wasps' reserve Karl Mason doesn't expect to be out of action for too long following his first heat spill in the GMB Mavericks meeting with Boston at the Hayley Stadium on Sunday. read more

  • Dragons duo are in doubt 22.06.04

    NEWPORT Gwent Dragons pair Michael Owen and Hal Luscombe are both struggling to make the Welsh team for Saturday's tough test against South Africa in Pretoria. read more

  • Hopes of Valleys job boost

    HUNDREDS of jobs could be created in Gwent if a consortium wins an £800m Ministry of Defence contract to supply a high-tech military communication system. read more

  • 'I'm not a slogger'

    GLAMORGAN'S record-equalling Twenty20 batsman Ian Thomas hopes to prove he is not just a one-day batsman but a genuine county cricketer. read more

  • Gipsies spark festival fears

    A GROUP of gipsies who left a £100,000 scene of devastation when they were evicted from the LG site, moved on to ground at Newport's Tredegar House yesterday just three weeks before the start of the National Eisteddfod. read more

  • Results for Newport County Borough.

    (Winners in bold type) read more

  • The Shane event 22.06.04

    Argentian 20 Wales 35 read more

  • Pay strike 11.06.04

    The Welsh Rugby Union are embroiled in a row with national team captain Colin Charvis which has prompted his refusal to conduct media interviews. read more

  • Voting blow but Labour hold on

    THE ruling Labour party took a blow in Newport's council election battle. The opposition doubled its presence on the council as Labour saw its control cut from 79% to 62%. read more

  • Thanks for the Memo-ries...

    MEMORIES of romantic evenings spent courting at Newbridge Memo are shared by many happy couples. read more

  • Forster's battle 18.06.04

    Just when Dafydd Jones might have imagined his Test career was about to take off, along came a new Wales coach who consigned him to the squad fringes. read more

  • Stars come out to boost fund

    THERE are only two days left to register to take part in the biggest Sparkle event of the year so far. read more

  • Ride free - the new Piaggio Liberty

    PIAGGIO is making scootering even more stylish with the arrival of the new word in city freedom, the Liberty. With classic Italian style and elegance, the Liberty is the perfect practical, economical transport solution for everyone. read more

  • Bike dealer has bike taken - by the police

    DENBIGH-BASED Kawasaki dealership, A & D Motorcycles is playing its part to promote road safety awareness in North Wales by lending a new Kawasaki Z750 to the North Wales Police BikeSafe campaign that has been organised with the help and guidance of Police Authorities across the UK. read more

  • Search for a legend

    DO you own a Legend? That's the question the world's most famous motorcycle company is asking owners of Harley-Davidson Sportster models. To celebrate the latest and newest models in the Sportster family - the original two-wheeled Hot Rod of the 50s - Harley-Davidson has launched a nationwide competition to find the ultimate Sportster. read more

  • Irish spies 22.06.04

    Wales coach Mike Ruddock is hoping Ire-land's inside knowledge of South Africa will help his team gain a historic first away win over the Springboks. read more

  • Percy's progress 24.06.04

    Percy Montgomery reckons he is a far better player for his two years in Newport - and Springbok coach Jake White couldn't agree more. read more

  • Bright future 28.06.04

    Wales coach Mike Ruddock believes that with "a bit of work" his side can challenge the world's best despite having conceded 50 points to South Africa in their one-off Test on Saturday. read more

  • Piaggio's show of colours

    PIAGGIO, the UK's number one scooter manufacturer, has created a special one-off Euro NRG 2004 scooter in England colours, entering into the spirit of this summer's European Championships in Portugal. read more

  • Twinny in the city

    TWO versions for the evergreen Nevada - the "Base" and the "Club" with the same standards of comfort and handling which enable the concept of "easy riding" to be transferred within the confines of the city. read more

  • School head warns parents over parking

    A NEWPORT head teacher fears parents will not stop parking recklessly outside his school until someone is injured. read more

  • Toiling with intent

    WITH just weeks to go until the start of this summer's Eisteddfod in Newport work on the festival site in the grounds of Tredegar House is drawing to a close. read more

  • Warning 23.06.04

    SOUTH African pride is at stake and Wales will face a huge task when they take on the Springboks at Loftus Versveld on Saturday. read more

  • Waiting for Wales 22.06.04

    NOW comes the acid test for Wales. They deserve every credit for fighting back to share the series against Argentina, but next up comes South Africa. read more

  • Old phone box fetches £640

    THE traditional red phone box is a rare sight, but one Abergavenny woman has had one standing in her garden for ten years. read more

  • Wales go close 14.06.04

    Argentina 50 Wales 44 read more

  • Ruddock's order: Stand up to Puma bullies 12.06.04

    WALES coach Mike Ruddock has demanded that his young players stand up to Argentina's bully-boy tactics when they enter what is reputedly the most ferocious arena in world rugby today. read more

  • Results for Caerphilly County Borough.

    Council election results read more

  • Results for Monmouthshire.

    Council election results read more

  • Double farewell 15.06.04

    COLIN Charvis is a lucky man. Not only is he still the Wales captain, but he's still in Argentina. read more

  • Bok with a bang 28.06.04

    South Africa 53 Wales 18 read more

  • Tickets Boom

    SEASON ticket sales to watch Newport Gwent Dragons next season are rising fast and already they are way ahead of last year's final figure. They currently stand at 2,500, around 800 more than last season, and set to go a lot higher. read more

  • Ruling party keep grip on Blaenau Gwent

    LABOUR kept a firmgrip on Blaenau Gwent in the council elections last night. read more

  • Wealthiest and swankiest

    IN MONMOUTH, the wine shops stock Cristal champagne, former megastar musicians hang out in the pubs, and an ex-Spice Girl is moving in around the corner. read more

  • Owen blow 25.06.04

    NEWPORT Gwent Dragons forward Michael Owen is set to pull out of the Welsh team for tomorrow's Test against South Africa in Pretoria. read more

  • Relief as rapist stays locked up

    A GRANDMOTHER spoke of her relief at hearing that a rapist who brutally assaulted her over a three-year period has lost his appeal against conviction. read more

  • Attack mars pub opening

    A PUB says it's business as usual despite violence on its first night which forced it to close early. read more

  • Going that one step further

    AT YAMAHA the goal we have set ourselves is to create scooters which encourage their riders to grow and develop. They are easy to ride for novices, but with the ability to satisfy the most demanding riders. So as their riders' skills and ambitions progress, the scooters are always ready, capable and dependable. Our scooters go even further, motivating their riders to seek out new challenges by touching all of their senses and offering much more than they ever expected. This mission continues in 2004 as the luxury Majesty range moves into the maxi-scooter world with a new 395cc engine to complement the existing versions. read more

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