Wales ended their Euro 2012 campaign on a high as Gareth Bale's goal gave them their first back-to-back victories in competitive fixtures for six years in front of a sparse crowd in Sofia.
The UK could exhaust its oil and gas reserves in just 17 years if production continues at its current rate, according to new figures.
DENTISTS, dental nurses and hygienists will swap their uniforms for sportswear as they tackle a half marathon to help improve the oral health of the developing world.
A HAT-trick from Sam Foley helped Newport County to a stunning 4-1 win at promotion favourites Fleetwood Town last night.
Wales' hopes of qualifying for the 2013 UEFA Under-21 Championship suffered a blow with a narrow 1-0 home defeat to a slick Czech Republic side tonight.
CHARITY swimmers covered more than 50 miles at an event held in memory of the man who thought it up.
POLITICAL groups must unite to form a stable administration at Blaenau Gwent council, that’s the message from AM Alun Davies following Des Hillman’s resignation.
THE Welsh Government is being urged to defer a vote on the transfer of Caerphilly’s 10,980 council houses until next year, after an “unprecedented”
PEOPLE in Wales are living longer – but quality of life is being hit by the impact of lifestyle choices surrounding the likes of smoking and drinking to excess.
A £350 MILLION project in Ebbw Vale has achieved the highest ever score for a tool designed to assess sustainable developments.
KEY waiting times targets for Wales on the beginning of treatment for cancer were met only in Gwent during the first six months of 2011.
THOUSANDS of people across Gwent will be watching Saturday's World Cup semi final against France, and we want to see your pictures and videos as you soak up the big match atmosphere.
A TRAINEE teacher from New Inn is putting her best foot forward to raise money in memory of her brother.
WALES are on a crusade which could take them all the way to the World Cup final after an almost unbelievable turnaround in fortunes.
WALES’ education minister has said the University of Wales cannot continue under its current leadership.
A CWMBRAN couple who locked their toddler in a dog cage covered in faeces will be sentenced today.
NEWPORT County manager Justin Edinburgh will drill a simple message into his players ahead of tonight’s daunting trip, “you have absolutely nothing to lose”.
A POLICE crackdown has seen more than 80 cars banned from a supermarket in Blackwood that has been plagued by car cruisers.
NEWPORT’S giant vegetable grower Ian Neale spent Saturday night giving gardening tips to one of the biggest rap stars in the world.
A Newport County fan is one of seven men facing a football banning order after admitting their parts in violence that broke out before a Newport County game against Mansfield last year.
YOUR cute tot could win you £500 of Sainsbury's vouchers in our Christmas Cuties 2011 contest. All you need to do is bring your tot along at the following places on these dates.
IT IS little more than 72 hours since Wales sensationally beat Ireland to make it through to a Rugby World Cup semi-final against France.
TWO major parties in Newport will not call for a by-election in a city ward seat left vacant following the death of a councillor last month, the Argus has learned.
LUKE Charteris expects to be fit to take his place in the Welsh team to face France in Saturday’s World Cup semi-final in Auckland.
WALLIS (Florence) With over the rainbow you often sang me to sleep, such wonderful memories are mine to keep. Love, Barbara Ann.
EGAN (Doris) On October 5th at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Doris, aged 87 years, of Mendalgief Road, beloved wife of Bert, much loved mother of David, mother in law of Shirley, grandmother of Christopher and Kate, great grandmother of Joe and Huw and dear sister of John and sister in law of Peggy. Funeral Friday October 14th service at St Stephen's Church at 11.30am followed by cremation at Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired for St Stephen's Church may be left at the Church or sent c/o Tovey Bros. 9/11 Cardiff Road, Newport. NP20 2EH.
DANKS (Alf) Goodbye to our very dear and long time friend and a true gentleman. We will miss you but we have lovely memories of our times together with you and Edith. Love, Don and Peggy. XX
CHAMBERS (John) Those special times will not return when we were both together, but with all the love within my heart you'll walk with me forever. Your loving wife Florence. XX
LEADBEATTER On 7th October 2011 peacefully at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Colin, aged 70 years, dearly loved husband of Maureen of Usk Street, Newport, much loved father of Julie and Alun. Funeral Friday 14th October service in Duckpool Road Baptist Church at 1.30pm, followed by interment at Christchurch Cemetery. Mourning clothes not necessary. Family flowers only please but donations in memory may be given to Kidney Wales Foundation c/o Lorraine Davies, 1-3 Museum Place, Cardiff. CF10 3BD.
WALLIS (Florence) Much loved aunt of Jane and the late Paul, great aunt of Wayne, Terri-Anne, Christopher and families. Sleep peacefully. XX
CHAMBERS (John) Much loved uncle of Janet, Peter, Graham and their families. Always kind, supportive and loving. Will be greatly missed.
BUTCHER The family of the late Janie Butcher extend sincere thanks to relatives, friends, neighbours and colleagues for expressions of sympathy and letters and cards of condolence and floral tributes received. We are particularly grateful to the staff of Ward D2 East, Royal Gwent Hospital and to the Reverend Canon Harald Thomas M.B.E. Our thanks to all who gave donations for St. Anne's Hospice. The very large attendance was a wonderful tribute to our much loved Janie.
NEVILLE (Pam) 05-11-47 - 11-10-10 In loving memory of my darling Wife. A year gone by and everything has changed, but memories last forever. In God's keeping, never forgotten. Your loving husband Howard. xxxx
EDWARD (Ted) No words we write could ever reveal our love for you or how we feel. With aching hearts we whisper love. God bless. From Ber, Kath and Bri.
CONDON (Michael) 11/10/39 On this your 72nd birthday Mike. When you lose somebody you love, the hurt is hard to hide, but when you lose your husband the hurt goes deep inside. His smile has gone forever, his hand I cannot touch, but you never lose the memo- ries of the husband I loved so much. Love you always, Daphne.
CONDON (Michael) To our special dad. God made a choice in Heaven so very long ago, just who would be our dad the one to love us so. The day that we lost you it broke our hearts in two, but we wanted just to tell you how proud we are of you. All our love, Shaun, Denise, Kevin and grandchildren XXXX
WILLIAMS (Bill) On 6th October 2011, Alfred William Williams formerly of Maesglas. Beloved husband of the late Jean, devoted father of Idris, Delwyn, Gillian and Haydn, loved father in law of Kay, Graham and the late Chris, much loved grampa of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral Friday 14th October, service 1.30pm at Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu may be given at the service for British Heart Foundation. Enquiries to Peterson Funeral Home, Maendy Way, Cwmbran. Tel: 01633 483127.
MORGAN (Clarice Irene) Peacefully on the 2nd October 2011 at Panteg Hospital, Clarice, of Pen Y Bryn, Penygarn, Pontypool. Loving wife of the late John Ivor (Jack), much loved Mum of Jacqueline, Marilyn, Sandra, Phillip and the late Michael. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Resting at Co-operative Funeralcare, Pontypool until the funeral on Friday 14th October, service at St Cadocs Church, Trevethin 1.30pm followed by interment at Panteg Cemetery 2.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations for Trevethin Brownies and Girl Guides and also for Trevethin FC Youth Ensemble may be given at the service. All enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare, Pontypool 01495 772288.
DANKS (Alf) Beautiful memories treasured forever of the happy years we spent together. Life is eternal, love will remain, and in God's own time we'll meet again. Love you always, Edith XXX
DANKS (Dad) We never ask for miracles but today just one would do, to see the front door open and see our dad walk through. Love you forever, Janet & Alan and Susan and Tony XXXX
DANKS (Grampa) Your presence we miss, your memory we treasure. Loving you always, forgetting you never. Love, Claire, Jonathan, Elinor and Bethan XXX
DANKS Grampa, your life was full of loving deeds, forever thoughtful of our special needs. Today and tomorrow, my whole life through I will always love and cherish you. God bless. Andrew, Chantell, Alex, Ben and Lowri XXX
DANKS You were my grandpa, you were my friend. My love for you will never end. Love, Amanda, Rob, Joshua and Carys. XX
FARMER (Edward Thomas) Peacefully after a short illness on the 5th October at St Annes Hospice, Ted, beloved husband of Marge, devoted father of Anne and Susan, father-in-law of Joe, wonderful grancha of Claire, Andrew, Helen, Mathew, Richard, Serena and Emily. Beloved great grancha of Rebecca, Natasha, Jessica, Kelsea, Lewis, Isabelle, Kayden and Rowan. Funeral service Monday 17th October 12.30pm at T.J. Davies & Sons, 54-56 Chepstow Road, Newport prior to committal at Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only by request, donations in lieu to St Annes Hospice may be sent c/o the Funeral Home. Any enquiries Tel: 01633 258656.
JONES Peacefully on 4th October 2011 in Avenue Road Nursing Home, Glenis Irene Jones, aged 90. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to take place at the Kingdom Hall, Ebbw Vale on Friday 14th October 2011 at 2pm prior to cremation at the Gwent Crematorium, 3.30pm. Further enquiries to Ted Williams & Sons Tel: 01873 853942.
CHAMBERS (John) On October 5th 2011, peacefully at Summerhill Nursing Home, John aged 86 years, formerly of St Marys Court, devoted husband of Florence. He will be sadly missed by all his family. Funeral Friday October 14th, service at Gwent Crematorium at 4pm. No flowers by request but donations in memory made payable to the Salvation Army, may be sent c/o Tovey Bros. 9/11 Cardiff Road, Newport NP20 2EH.
RYAN (Daniel Michael) On 5th October, Daniel Michael, aged 28 years, of Magor. Dearly loved father of Michael, Benjamin and Jack, much loved by all his family. Funeral Thursday 13th October, 2.30pm at St. Mary's Church, Caldicot prior to interment at Caldicot cemetery. Dress code optional. Flowers or donations for Childline may be sent to Philip Blatchly & Son, London House, 14 Chepstow Road, Caldicot, Mon. NP26 4HY. Tel: 01291 430468.
LEADBEATTER (Colin) My dearest husband Colin, in life I love you dearly, in death I love you still, in my heart you hold a place no-one could ever fill. If tears could build a stairway, and heartache make a lane, I'd walk the path to heaven, and bring you back again. You gave me so many wonderful and happy years together which I will cherish forever and you are the love of my life. Sleep peacefully my darling, I love you so much. Maureen.