BLACKWOOD band The Bleedin Noses will be launching their new album tomorrow evening at the Blackwood Miners’ Institute.
Porthcawl based singer/songwriter Nick Ward has already gained huge critical acclaim for his live performances on BBC Radio Wales Evening Show and 6 Music, and recently performed a stand-out solo set supporting The Christians in Cardiff.
The world-class Welsh Proms make a return to Cardiff this month, bringing the best in live music from around the country to the Welsh capital.
A stunning all-action tribute to 70s punk rock icons Radio Clash takes to the stage of the Hog and Hosper, Pontypool on July 7 2012.
A look at the 16th Maindee Festival will take place this Saturday, July 7.
The Pantaloons theatre company bring their darkly magical open-air production of Grimm Fairy Tales – a new adaptation of some of the best-loved stories ever to have graced the stage – to Chepstow Castle on Tuesday July 17.
Cwmbran choir, New Harmony Singers will be in the dock for the first time in over 30 years of delighting audiences across Wales and the world, when it performs at the Usk Sessions House on Saturday July 7th.
HIGHER-RATE taxpayers in Gwent who have yet to submit tax returns are being offered the opportunity to pay up under an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) campaign.
STAFF at Caldicot School are celebrating after receiving a Quality Mark for their work on staff development.
A FREE service is running in Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly and Torfaen to help people tackle substance misuse and drug and alcohol problems.
Goal-line technology has been approved as part of the laws of football in an historic decision by the International FA Board (IFAB).
AHMADIYYA Muslim Youth Association has joined Keep Wales Tidy’s Yellow Fish campaign to raise awareness about sources of water pollution.
AROUND 20 campaigners gathered outside the former Blaina Community Hospital over plans to build social housing, yesterday.
DISABLED workers at Remploy are to strike on July 19 and 26 in protest at the closure of their factories, unions said today.
Awen at Caerphilly Castle is part of Cauldrons & Furnaces, which is a series of eight events taking place at Cadw sites across Wales as part of the Welsh Government’s Cultural Olympiad celebrations.
THE WELSH CAVALRY has been saved from army cuts, but in a bitter sweet day, it was announced that a battalion of the Royal Welsh will be axed.
There’s a treat in store for 70s music aficionados at the Hog and Hosper on Friday July 6 as former Ducks Deluxe star Sean Tyla treats fans to solo highlights from a career spanning over four decades.
THE secret of eternal youth may lie in traditional jazz – certainly if Thursday’s concert at the Usk festival was anything to go by!
PLANS for a controversial £200 million waste burner could be considered at a Newport council hearing in three weeks time.
A COLOURFUL parade and a World War Two re-enactment are among the events taking place in Gwent this weekend but the rain has put a stop to the Machen Agricultural Show for the first time in more than 70 years.
YOUR South Wales Argus SuperDragon is out on the trail and it is a celebration of all things Newport.
THE 'Welsh Cavalry' or Queen's Dragoon Guards escaped the axe today as cuts to the army were announced.
Almost 50 people have been evacuated from a coach after armed police closed a major motorway.
THE multi-million-pound scheme to transform Pontypool town centre is killing trade, according to angry local businesses.
MILAN, Paris, Newport. The latter isn’t necessarily one of the go-to answers when listing the fashion capitals of the world, but for a Newport schoolgirl Paris and Milan are just two such Meccas she has visited as a fashion model.
BRONAFON leaseholders in Cwmbran have hit out after receiving bills of up to £27,000 for repairs to their building.
IF THERE’S one thing I’ve learned since first being elected to the National Assembly in 2007 it’s that AMs are often required to be in many places at once!
FOOD shops have seen a 96 per cent drop in the use of plastic bags since the 5p charge was introduced in Wales, new figures show.
JAMES Thelma (nee Henderson) Loving sister and auntie of Pat and family. RIP.
LYNCH (Johnny) Heaven is a place near by, so there's no need to say goodbye. Rest in peace. Love Patty, Billy and families. x
JUKES (Frederick Cyril) On Friday 29th June at his daughters home in Nailsea, following a short illness courageously borne, Frederick Cyril Jukes, aged 85. Beloved husband of the late Sheila, devoted father of Linda, father-in-law of Roger, much loved grandfather of Vicki, Kate, Bethan and Emma and beloved great grandfather of Samuel. Funeral Service to be held on Friday 13th July, 10.30am at Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only please but donations for Parkinson's UK may be sent c/o Arthur E. Davey & Sons, 82 Silver Street, Nailsea, Bristol. BS48 2DS. Tel: 01275 852307
LYNCH (Choco) His memory is a keepsake with which we will never part. God has him in his keeping, we have him in our hearts. R.I.P. Mandy and family. xxx
COLLINS (John) At peace now. Aunty Phyllis, Regina, Paul and Ciaran.
ROGERS Rosemary, of Caestory Crescent, Raglan, passed away at Monnow Vale Hospital on 29th June. Beloved wife of Brian, sister of Jill and Gareth, sister-in-law of Sylvia, Jean and John, a much loved aunt to all her nephews and nieces. Funeral service at St. Cadoc's Church, Raglan on Thursday 12th July at 9.45am prior to cremation at the Gwent Crematorium at 11am. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the St. David's Foundation and Monnow Vale Hospital. Further enquiries to Ted Williams and Sons. Tel: 01873 853942
BOWDLER (Reg) This day comes with sad regret, for those who knew Him, can never forget. From your friends Ted, Josie, Russ and Deb.
BOWDLER Reg (Dad) You left us suddenly Dad, with no warning. Love you Always, miss you forever. R.I.P. Mark, Natalie, Simon, Tina and all the family.
STAGG (nee Price) Joan Suddenly at home on July 1st, Joan, aged 79 years, beloved wife of the late Arthur, loving mamma of Linda, Gillian, David, Trevor, Christine, Gail and Martin, sons and daughters in law, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral Monday July 9th, service at St Pauls Church at 10.30am followed by interment at St Woolos Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to Tovey Bros., 9/11 Cardiff Road, Newport. NP20 2EH.
BOWDLER Suddenly at home on 22nd June, Reg of High Street, Crosskeys. Husband of the late Ruth, father of Mark, Simon and Barbara, treasured friend of Gwyneth. Reg will be sadly missed by all his family and many friends. Resting at the Private Chapel of Co-operative Funeralcare, Risca until the funeral on Monday 16th July at Crosskeys Methodist Church at 11.45pm followed by committal at Gwent Crematorium at 1.00pm. Family flowers only by request. Donations, if desired, may be given at the service. Further enquiries please telephone 01633 612531.
DONOVAN (Daphne) Suddenly at home on 29th June 2012, Daphne Joan of Park Street, Crosskeys. Beloved wife of John. Dearly loved stepmother to Carol, Diane and David. A loved Aunty Daph to all her grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to be held on Tuesday 10th July at St. John's Church, Cwmcarn at 2.00pm followed by interment at Abercarn Cemetery at 3.00pm. Further enquiries please contact Co-operative Funeralcare, Risca on 01633 612531.
TREADGOLD (Pat) On 29th June 2012 at The County Hospital, Griffithstown. Elizabeth Patricia (Pat), aged 82 years of Croesyceiliog. Beloved wife of the late Les Treadgold, devoted mother of Rich and Phil, loved mother-in-law of Lydia and a much loved Nan of Bethan, Rhys and Connor. Funeral Wednesday 11th July, service at Pontrhydyrun Baptist Church, Chapel Lane, Croesyceiliog 2.00pm followed by interment at Panteg Cemetery. Floral tributes may be sent to Arthur Peake (Funeral Service), Woodland Funeral Home, Woodland Rd, Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran.
KITSON On 29th June 2012 peacefully at the University Hospital of Wales, Alan John, aged 58 years. Dearly loved husband of Sue of Rogerstone, much loved father of Jonathan and Kreshmeh, adored gramps of Rhiannon and Owen. You will always live in our hearts. Funeral Wednesday 11th July, service at the Gwent Crematorium at 10am. Family flowers only please, but donations in memory may be given to Ty Hafan, St.Hilary Court, Culverhouse Cross, Cardiff. CF5 6ES.
WESTON Celia (nee Davies) Suddenly on 26th June 2012 at her home Celia. Beloved daughter of the late John and Nancy Davies, sister of Kay, Brian, Kevin and the late Carol and aunty to Julie. Sadly missed by all of her family and friends. Cremation at Thornhill Crematorium, Wenallt Chapel on Thursday 12th July at 11.00am. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Cancer Research UK, Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma. (Cheques payable to "Cancer Research UK") c/o T.J. Davies & Sons, 54-56 Chepstow Road, Newport. NP19 8WU. Tel: 01633 258656
STAGG (Mam) Words are few thoughts are deep. You have left so many memories Mam for us to keep. Love you always. David and Gaynor. xxx
STAGG (Mamma) I dreaded but knew this day would come. That God above would take my Mum. Its plain and simple for me to see, you were the best mum there could ever be. My life has been torn apart and left me with an aching heart. Rest in peace Mamma love you loads. Your baby son Martin and daughter-in-law Debbie. xxx
JAMES (Thelma) Goodnight, God Bless. Tony.
THOMAS (Rose Mary) The family of the late Rose Mary Thomas of Croesyceiliog wish to convey their sincere thanks and appreciation to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy and cards of condolence received during their recent bereavement, also to everyone who attended the funeral.
FOUWEATHER (Wal) It's a wonderful journey from the old world to the new, someday I'll take that journey, just to be with you and when I get to Heaven, where all are free from pain, I'll put my arms around you and we will never part again. Love and miss you so much. Yours forever, Mag. XXX TILL
STAGG (Mamma) I miss you Mamma no words can tell. Your voice, your smile your love as well. Loving you always forgetting you never. Love your heartbroken daughter Gillian and son-in-law Carl. xxx
STAGG (Nanna) Goodnight and God Bless Nanna Joan you are in Heaven now with Gransha. Love you loads. Donna and Davey. xx