Never miss anything again. Sign up for our RSS news feeds and Newsletters.

On this day:

Displaying 1 to 50 of 96

  • Llanwern steelworkers to have hours reduced

    STEELWORKERS at Newport's Llanwern site are set to have their hours reduced and pay cut as Tata Steel attempts to cut costs. read more

  • ‘Negative vibes’ over dismissal of ex- Royal Gwent gynaecologist

    A GYNAECOLOGIST who was unfairly dismissed from his job at Newport's Royal Gwent Hospital said he had been told there were "negative vibes" following his dismissal. read more

  • Search continues for missing Langstone pensioner

    THE search for missing Langstone pensioner Ronald Bowman continued today. read more

  • Florence pulls out of festival gigs

    Florence Welch has cancelled a pair of festival gigs to avoid permanently damaging her voice, as she heads for her first number one single. read more

  • Tributes paid to Newport stalwart of Whitehead steelworks South Wales Argus: TRIBUTES: Fred Jukes, who worked at Whiteheads, Newport, for more than forty years

    TRIBUTES are being paid to a Newport man who worked for more than 40 years at the city's Whitehead steelworks. read more

  • Pioneering Gwent project scoops top NHS award

    A PROJECT that has improved end-of-life care for patients in Gwent has scooped an NHS Wales Award. read more

  • Dragons looking for a fast start South Wales Argus: WORLD CLASS: Wales flanker Dan Lydiate will be available for the Dragons at the start of the season

    NEWPORT Gwent Dragons will be targeting a fast start to the RaboDirect Pro12 campaign after being handed a first game at home against new Italian franchise Zebre. read more

  • Valleys Remploy workers ‘angry and upset’ - union

    A UNION at a Remploy factory in the Valleys said workers were angry and upset at the announcement to those their workplace. read more

  • Wales' top doc hits out over fast food sporting links

    THE chief medical officer for Wales has attacked food companies and their links with sport. read more

  • Pontypool RFC tell of 'disappointment' at court verdict

    Pontypool RFC told of their disappointment at today’s High Court decision which will see them relegated from the Welsh Premiership. read more

  • Cars seized in Blaenau Gwent swoops

    SEVEN vehicles were seized by Gwent Police for having no insurance during two operations in Blaenau Gwent last month. read more

  • Abergavenny Specsavers appeal a huge success

    A LOCAL opticians has collected hundreds of pairs of old and unwanted glasses, which will be used to help people with poor eyesight in the developing world. read more

  • Newport museum is worth a visit

    MAY I draw fellow readers’ attention to Newport Museum and Art Gallery which currently has three exhibitions on display, all with a different theme. read more

  • We need jobs, not new M4 relief road

    NO SINGLE incident, such as the lorry fire in the Brynglas tunnel, could justify the expenditure of £830 million on a new road. read more

  • Hatred hasn’t been a secret

    HOW come Muslim convert Richard Dart has never been taken off the streets before? read more

  • Bron Afon must cap home repair charges

    THANK you for the coverage of Bron Afon charges issue. read more

  • FIRST PERSON: Ebbw Vale gran's MBE for raising £1m for cancer cause South Wales Argus: MBE SURPRISE: Liz Sullivan, 66, from Ebbw Vale, who has battled breast cancer twice and helped

    Grandmother Liz Sullivan MBE is one of the founders of a Valleys charity that has raised more than £1million for breast cancer research. read more

  • Why is Bron Afon asking about income?

    REGARDING the questionnaire being distributed by Bron Afon Community Housing. read more

  • Pontypool McDonald’s roundabout is a nightmare

    CONGRATULATIONS Mrs Dancey on your letter regarding the McDonald’s roundabout at Pontypool (published in the Argus’ sister paper, the Free Press, July 4). Your opinion is shared by so many who consider this an absolute nightmare, especially at peak times. read more

  • Superstore competition could be good for Caerleon

    I LIVED in Caerleon for a number of years and have just read the article and comments concerning the coming of a small Sainsburys in the Angel Hotel. read more

  • EDUCATION FILE: Baccalaureate yet to convince sceptics

    Pupils in Welsh schools are said to be busier than ever, with many now sitting traditional A-levels and GCSEs alongside the Welsh Baccalaureate. read more

  • Dead Cwmbran soldier’s school pays tribute South Wales Argus: MEMORIES: Cpl Matthew Thacker remembers his brother Cpl Michael Thacker at the memorial service at his former school Fairwater High, Cwmbran

    AN EMOTIONAL tribute was paid to a Cwmbran soldier at his former school today. read more

  • Bettws pupils design school mosaic

    NEWPORT children have helped create a mosaic which was unveiled in Bettws. read more

  • Cwmbran football club pavilion could go after thieves strike again

    A CWMBRAN football club may have to give up its clubhouse after metal thieves carried out an almost identical attack for the second time in less than a year. read more

  • FIVE MINUTES WITH: Chef Stephen Terry of The Hardwick South Wales Argus: FIVE MINUTES WITH: Chef Stephen Terry of The Hardwick

    If you had to be stuck in a lift with someone, who would it be and why? read more

  • Pontypool RFC court bid fails to stop relegation

    PONTYPOOL RFC today failed in its High Court challenge to plans which will see it forced into relegation from the Welsh Rugby Union's top league. read more

  • Blaenavon band in tune for Big Pit concerts

    BIG Pit National Coal Museum launched its series of free open air concerts at the weekend with a performance from Blaenavon Town Band. read more


    LEYSHON (Spencer Rees) Passed away peacefully at home in Bassaleg, age 97 years with his wife Lillian at his side. Invited family mourners only please. Will be sadly missed by family and friends. read more

  • M COX

    COX Margery Agnes (Dolly) Peacefully on the 2nd July at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Dolly passed away aged 99 years. Beloved wife of the late Percy, loving mum of the late Shirley, mother-in-law to Ronald, much loved Grandmother of Paul, Dean, Dawn and her husband Chris. Great Grandmother of Cory sister-in-law of Arthur and his late wife Joan. Funeral service to be held on Wednesday 18th July at 11.15am St. Mary's Church, Magor prior to committal at the Gwent Crematorium, Croesyceiliog. Floral tributes or donations for St. Mary's Church, Magor maybe sent to T.J. Davies & Sons 54-56, Chepstow Road, Newport. Tel 258656 read more


    EVANS Beverley (Bev) Peacefully on 15th June in Benidorm Spain, Bev, age 53 years. Much loved wife of Terry, devoted Mum of Stacey, Shaune and Darren, Sister of Barrie, Gareth and Lyndon. Funeral Service Monday 16th July 1.00pm at St. Julian's Methodist Church followed by interment at Christchurch Cemetery. Floral tributes may be sent to T.J. Davies & Sons 54-56 Chepstow Road, Newport. Tel 01633 258656 read more


    ROGERS (Sheila) Sadly after a short illness at home on the 7th July, Sheila passed away. Beloved wife to the late Ronald, cherished mum to John, Jean, Paul and the late Donald and Christine and much loved Grandmother and Great Great Grandmother. The funeral service shall take place on Monday 16th July 2012 at St. Gabriels Church, Ringland at 10.00am, followed by interment at Christchurch Cemetery at 11.00am floral tributes and donations made payable to St. David's Foundation may be sent c/o T.J. Davies and Sons, 54-56 Chepstow Road, Newport. NP19 8WU. Tel 01633 258656 read more


    ROGERS (Sheila) Mam, when you meet the Hosts above, tell them that we sent you with all our love. From John and Valerie read more

  • B CORK

    CORK (Barbara) Suddenly on 5th July 2012 at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. Barbara Lilian, aged 73 years of Thompson Avenue, Newport. Dearly beloved wife of the late Roy, much loved mother of Paul, Roy and Caroline. Cherished Nan to Ryan, Daniel, Ellis, Callum, Jake, Louie, Charlie and Oscar. Funeral to be held on Tuesday 17th July, service at St Patrick's R.C.Church at 11.30am prior to interment at St Woolos Cemetery. Family flowers only, however, if desired donations would be appreciated, payable to the Salvation Army may be sent c/o Tovey Bros. 9/11 Cardiff Road, Newport NP20 2EH. read more


    ROGERS (Iris) Dearest Nanna Iris, a loving Nan to us all. You will be sadly missed and always will be in our thoughts and prayers. Much love, Simon, Charlotte, Maizie and Luke. XX read more


    JENNINGS (John) John, beloved brother and brother-in-law of Ken, Sylvia, Gwynfryn and family. Sad are the hearts that loved you, sad are the tears that fall, but living our lives without you, is the saddest part of all. Goodnight, God bless. XXX read more


    JENNINGS (John) My darling, I am so thankful to have had you in my life. Your love for me and mine for you never waivered and I will love and miss you forever. Goodnight, God bless sweetheart. Until we meet again, Maureen. XXX read more


    JENNINGS (John) To our beautiful and loving husband and father. A man so special in every way, whose unconditional love made us strong. Our soulmate and our hero. We are so proud and privileged to say that you are ours - all that we ever wanted and needed. Dignified, brave and uncomplaining in the face of adversity - we could only stand in awe. We miss you so desperately but know that you are with us and watching over us. Your wisdom and wicked sense of humour will be with us always. We will love you forever. Goodnight, God bless until we meet again. Maureen, David and Paul. XXX read more


    GRACE (Gladys) No words can describe how much you meant to us and how much we will miss you. Sleep tight nan. We will love you always, Paul, Donna and Ethan. XXX read more


    GRACE (Gladys) Beloved mam of Sandra and Ray. Our thoughts are full of memories. With great love we speak your name, our lives go on without you but will never be the same. Now you're happy and free. Sleep peacefully. We will love and miss you always. XX read more


    ROGERS (Nannie Iris) Peacefully on the 1st July, Mrs Iris Rogers mother of my Grandad, sadly passed away. You will always be a respected member of the family. You are now free of pain. R.I.P. Love, Oliver. XXX read more


    JENNINGS (John) Dad, words cannot do justice to all you were to us, strong, wise and true. Your humility, humour and love will be missed by all who knew you, but especially your family who were so precious to you, as you were to us. We will always love you. Paul, Maggie, Charlotte and Phoebe. XXX read more

  • B CORK

    CORK (Barbara Lilian) Peace at last Mum and finally together again with Dad. Life won't be the same without your beautiful smile. All of our love your heartbroken son, Roy, Lire and your lovely grandsons Louie and Oscar. xxx read more


    STOREY DEBBIE Congratulations On achieving a 2:1 On your degree Love Mum & Dad xx read more


    ALISON and RICHARD DAVIES Congratulations and Best Wishes, love from Mum, Elizabeth, James, Oliver and all the family. xxxx read more


    ENNIS-HOWELLS Louise and Ryan are pleased to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter Darcey-Louise Born 28th June 2012 weighing 6lbs 7ozs read more


    ENNIS-HOWELLS Congratulations Louise and Ryan on the safe arrival of our beautiful niece and cousin DARCEY Lots of love, Paige, Danny and Isabelle XXX read more


    ENNIS-HOWELLS Congratulations Louise and Ryan on the birth of our beautiful granddaughter DARCEY LOUISE born 28th June weighing 6lbs 7ozs Thank you both, we're very proud grandparents. Love always, Mum and Dad XXX read more


    JENNINGS (John) Dad, Grampy - so many good times and so many great memories. You were our hero and always will be. We will miss you always, but love you and remember you forever. Goodnight, God bless. David, Nerys, Matthew, Nathan and Joshua. XXX read more


    VINCENT (Ruth) Twelve years have passed my darling since you went to sleep. In my thoughts everyday and I love you my flower forever. Your Roy. XX read more

Displaying 1 to 50 of 96

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree