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Archive - Thursday, 12 April 2012

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  • Trellech £1 million health centre to open

    A NEW £1 million health centre will open in a Monmouthshire village next month. read more

  • Clegg attacks Labour’s 'squandered years' in Wales South Wales Argus: Nick Clegg is to announce that energy firms will have to tell customers the best deal for their household from now on

    DEPUTY Prime Minister Nick Clegg hit out at Labour for failing the people of Wales on a whistle-stop tour of the principality today. read more

  • Newport great passes away

    FORMER Newport, Wales and Lions centre Malcolm Thomas has died at the age of 82. read more

  • Fire damages bird habitat at Newport Wetlands

    A FIRE ripped through reed beds destroying the habitat of protected birds at Newport Wetlands. read more

  • Garndiffaith sheltered scheme residents reassured

    SHELTERED housing residents who feared they would be forced out of their homes have been reassured their accommodation will be improved. read more

  • 36 jobs to go as Newport nursing home closes

    A NEWPORT care home will close with the loss of 36 jobs. read more

  • Pontypool Park blooming thanks to residents

    THE joys of spring are starting to show in Pontypool Park thanks to local residents who took part in a Wild Weekend bulb planting event organised by Pontypool Park Friends. read more

  • Is traffic money well-spent?

    FURTHER to my letter regarding the work being carried out at the George Street/Commercial traffic light junction, when I saw the short link road between Kingsway and this junction I assumed – wrongly – that a roundabout was being created. read more

  • Keep cavalcade in Pontypool

    SO COMMUNITY councillor Rob Benjamin wants to move the Pontypool Christmas Cavalcade to Pontypool Park? How shortsighted can a man be? read more

  • Council must provide sites for travellers

    I WAS recently proud to be part of a group of residents who successfully negotiated with travellers who were unlawfully occupying the old Focus DIY site in Rogerstone. read more

  • Less hot air for Newport

    THE jolly japes during the council’s “incinerator” read more

  • ‘Opportunity’ to improve our city

    HOW encouraging to read in Wednesday’s issue the chance for Newport to improve itself by compulsory purchase of our “ugly buildings.” read more

  • Sixties teen star Helen Shapiro to visit Pontypool South Wales Argus: WALKING BACK: Helen Shapiro and, above left, at the height of her fame with the Beatles

    HELEN Shapiro, who shot to fame in the 60s at the age of 14 with singles Don’t Treat Me Like a Child, Walking Back to Happiness, and Tell Me What He Said, will be in Pontypool next month. read more

  • EDITORIAL COMMENT: Good luck Lloyd

    OUR thoughts are with Newport Gwent Dragons and Wales player Lloyd Burns today. read more

  • Fuel panic gave chancellor windfall

    THE adage “it’s an ill wind that blows no-one some good”, certainly applies to recent events regarding the (alleged) tanker strike. read more

  • Chepstow residents' call to stop speeding South Wales Argus: ACCIDENT FEARS: Pat Roach, front, and other residents around Burnt Barn Road, Chepstow, which they say is increasingly being used as a rat run

    CHEPSTOW residents are calling for more to be done to stop speeding motorists using a narrow road as a short cut. read more

  • Call to help fund Pontypool RFC legal fight South Wales Argus: APPEAL: Frank Stanton, Pooler’s managing director

    PONTYPOOL’S historic rugby club is urging fans to help with a ‘fighting fund’ as it continues its legal battle with the Welsh Rugby Union. read more

  • Recovery hopes hit by export data

    The UK's fragile economic recovery suffered a jolt today after figures revealed a sharp fall in exports to countries outside Europe. read more

  • Abergavenny driver to face trial accused of causing M5 crash

    AN ABERGAVENNY coach driver will go on trial accused of causing amotorway pile up in which a 30-year-old Birmingham man died. read more

  • Fall in buses and lorries on road

    The number of buses and lorries on the roads is continuing to fall, according to Government figures. read more

  • COUNCIL ELECTIONS: Caerphilly profile

    Gwent’s largest council is heading to the polls this May. DAVID DEANS explores the issues facing Caerphilly council voters this year. read more

  • Fiancé’s tribute to ‘fun loving’ Newport woman South Wales Argus: LOVING COUPLE: Keith Price with his fiance Michelle Turner who died suddendly aged 40

    THE fiancé of a Newport woman who died suddenly aged just 40 paid tribute to a “fun loving” and “devoted” read more

  • Century for Charteris

    LUKE Charteris will make his 100th RaboDirect PRO12 appearance when he captains Newport Gwent Dragons in their penultimate home match of the season against Benetton Treviso tomorrow (kick-off 7.30pm). read more

  • Man released after Bassaleg 'firearm' incident

    A NEWPORT man arrested yesterday on suspicion of possessing a firearm after a two-hour siege was released with no further action. read more

  • CHRIS KIRWAN SAYS: Woods deserves the spotlight he's avoiding

    IT'S not often that Cross Keys head coach Greg Woods quietly goes about his business. read more

  • CHRIS KIRWAN SAYS: Pro12 can profit from shake-up

    MONEY. The Welsh clubs blamed a lack of it and their English counterparts blasted their inability to spend it for their respective European failures. read more

  • ‘Humber tolls cut – what about Severn Bridge?’ Newport AM

    A NEWPORT MP has asked what the Chancellor is doing to cut or freeze the cost of using the Severn crossings after Humber Bridge car tolls were slashed in half. read more

  • River Wye search for man called off

    A RIVER search for a missing Chepstow man due to stand trial and believed to have fallen into the River Wye has stopped. read more

  • Ex-Wales ambulance chief accused of grooming South Wales Argus: ACCUSED: Anton Van Dellen arrives at court

    A FORMER ambulance service chief will stand trial accused of the sexual grooming of a 15- year-old boy. read more

  • Edinburgh full of confidence

    NEWPORT County boss Justin Edinburgh is no longer looking at the teams around his side in the Conference relegation battle because he’s confident the results of others won’t matter. read more

  • Newport couple celebrating 70 years of marriage South Wales Argus: LOVE OF MY LIFE: Ray Wall with his wife Dot, the couple recently celebrated 70 years of marriage

    A NEWPORT couple who have hardly spent a day apart since the start of the Second World War are celebrating 70 years of marriage. read more

  • B WILLIAMS

    WILLIAMS (Barbara) God knew that you were weary, the road to hard to climb, so he gently closed your tired eyes and whispered Peace be thine. Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts. Sweet dreams Mum. Love forever, Susan, Bernard and family. read more

  • G WARMAN

    WARMAN Peacefully on the 1st April 2012 at Nevill Hall Hospital, Glynne of Nant-y-Gollen Farm, Pontypool. Dearly loved father of Stephen and Andrew, father in law of Sara and Ann, much loved Granpa of Ryan, Alys, Helena and Thomas, loved brother of Malcolm and Diana. Glynne will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. The Funeral Service will be held at the Gwent Crematorium on Thursday 19th April at 2.30pm. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired may be given at the service for The British Red Cross. All enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare, Pontypool. Telephone 01495 772288 read more

  • M WILLIAMS

    WILLIAMS (Maisie) The family of the late Maisie Williams wish to express their sincere thanks to all their relatives, friends and neighbours for their kindness and sympathy shown to them during their recent bereavement. They would also like to thank everyone for the cards, floral tributes and donations given for the British Heart Foundation. A special thank you to the Doctors & Nurses at New Inn Surgery, all the staff at Q Care, Rev Jennifer Mole and Staff at Wesley Funeral Home. read more

  • M LARCOMBE

    LARCOMBE The family of the late Marcia Larcombe extend sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours, for expressions of sympathy, cards and letters of condolence received. We are particularly grateful to the Reverend Gordon Cooke and members of New Inn Congregational Church and everyone at Hook Funeral Service. Thanks also to those who gave donations for Guide Dogs for the Blind and to all who attended the service. read more

  • T JONES

    JONES (Trevor) The family of the late Trevor Jones would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, letters and cards of condolence received during their recent sad loss. Special thanks to Rev Cliff Chonka, doctors and nurses on ward C4 East RGH, Danygraig Nursing Home and everyone who attended the service and gave donations for Rookwood Hospital. read more

  • S DAVIES

    DAVIES (Syd) Betty Davies and family would like to thank all neighbours, friends and colleagues (ex Wynns) for all the lovely cards received, also everyone who attended the funeral. A big thank you to Rev Sue Collingbourne for her very kind words. Special thanks to Tovey Bros for making a sad day memorable, thank you one and all. read more

  • A MORETON

    MORETON (Alwyn) Mary, Glyn, Alison and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for all their kind messages of sympathy, letters and cards of condolence and donations received. read more

  • V WILLIAMS

    WORKMAN (Vincent Miles) Vince, dear brother of Ted and Elaine, brother-in-law of Rusty and the late Albert, loved uncle of his niece and nephews. Goodnight, God Bless. xxx read more

  • G COLE

    COLE (Gerald) In loving memory of Gerald Cole who died 12th April 2008. Remembering every day all the happy times we spent together. Your ever loving wife Babs and all the family. read more

  • B WILLCOCK

    WILLCOCK (Beverley and Joyce-Daisy) In loving memory of my Mam and Dad who died in April 2003. Fondly remembered by daughter Lynn. read more

  • V CARTER

    JAMES (nee Carter) To VICTORIA AND DAVID a Precious Daughter FLORENCE JEANNE born 11-04-2012 First beautiful Grandchild for Fiona and Nigel. Much longed for first Great Grandchild for Rhoda and Bob McCourtney. Special thanks to Midwives, Trish Jarvis and Deb Porter who were "FAB" Much Love from us all. xxxxx read more

  • J TUFFT

    TUFFT (Joan) Happy 81st Birthday Sweetheart No cards today, only memories of the happy times we spent together. Missing you so much. Love you forever. Your loving husband Len xxx read more

  • R CHARLTON

    CHARLTON (Roger) Mary and family send special thanks to family and friends for all cards, flowers, messages of sympathy and donations for Altzheimers Research. Thanks also to Chris Wood and Greenwillows for the care and understanding given to the family. read more

  • B JONES

    JONES (Betty) On 6th April, at her home in Blenheim Avenue, Magor, Betty, aged 59 years. Beloved wife of the late Keith, devoted mother of Paul and Lisa and Rebecca and Gareth, much loved Nanny Betty of Luke and Joseph. Dearly loved by all her family. Funeral Service Monday 23rd April, 11.00am at the Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations for St. Annes Hospice may be sent to Philip Blatchly & Son, London House, 14 Chepstow Road, Caldicot, Mon. NP26 4HY. Tel: 01291 430468 read more

  • M WHITE

    WHITE (Megan) Passed away on 3rd April at Ynysddu Nursing Home, Megan, formerly of Cwmfelinfach. Wife of the late Gordon, mother of Fay and Marlene and mother in law of Ron. A treasured grandmother to all her grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. A Requiem Mass will be held on Monday 16th April 2012 at The Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pontllanfraith at 11am. Interment to follow at Danygraig Cemetery, Risca. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, may be sent for The Lymphoma Association c/o Stanley J. Nicholas Funeral Directors, The Paddocks, Pengam. R.I.P. read more

  • D WAITE

    WAITE Peacefully at Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny on Friday 30th March 2012 David (Dai) aged 67 years of Blaenavon. Much loved Husband of Lorraine, devoted Dad of Gail and Wayne, Ann and Paul, loved Gramp of Loran, Craig, Scott and Kelly. Will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral to take place on Friday 20th April 2012. Service 3.00pm at the Gwent Crematorium Chapel, Cwmbran prior to cremation. Family flowers only. Donations to the C.C.U. and I.T.U., Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny may be sent to T.J. Brown & Sons, Oaklands, Funeral Homes, George Street, Brynmawr. Tel: 01495 310238 read more

  • M JONES

    JONES (Mary) Slowly, almost so we wouldn't notice, Wouldn't worry, wouldn't feel sadness, Smiling when she see's our faces, Joking, teasing making faces. Leaving no doubt who she cared for Who came first, her children always. Peacefully left us feeling At the end, the time we were given To say goodbyes and kiss her forehead Was just our Mum being Mum as always. Nothing can hurt you now Mum. All our love, Ian and Helen. xxx read more

  • M JONES

    JONES (Mary) Love says little but means so much. Love is a feeling, a look, a touch. Love is a gift and I give it to you. From a daughter who's heart is broken in two.... Goodnight, God bless my darling Mum. Helen & Tony. xxx read more

  • M JONES

    JONES (Mary) A face so full of laughter. A heart full up with care. The loss we feel without you, sometimes too hard to bear. Your smile and love will live on forever, in our hearts. Shine bright up there, our wonderful Nan. All our love, Katie and Emily. xxx read more

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