STEELWORKERS at Newport's Llanwern site are set to have their hours reduced and pay cut as Tata Steel attempts to cut costs.
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.
THE search for missing Langstone pensioner Ronald Bowman continued today.
Florence Welch has cancelled a pair of festival gigs to avoid permanently damaging her voice, as she heads for her first number one single.
TRIBUTES are being paid to a Newport man who worked for more than 40 years at the city's Whitehead steelworks.
A PROJECT that has improved end-of-life care for patients in Gwent has scooped an NHS Wales Award.
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.
A UNION at a Remploy factory in the Valleys said workers were angry and upset at the announcement to those their workplace.
THE chief medical officer for Wales has attacked food companies and their links with sport.
Pontypool RFC told of their disappointment at today’s High Court decision which will see them relegated from the Welsh Premiership.
SEVEN vehicles were seized by Gwent Police for having no insurance during two operations in Blaenau Gwent last month.
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.
MAY I draw fellow readers’ attention to Newport Museum and Art Gallery which currently has three exhibitions on display, all with a different theme.
NO SINGLE incident, such as the lorry fire in the Brynglas tunnel, could justify the expenditure of £830 million on a new road.
HOW come Muslim convert Richard Dart has never been taken off the streets before?
THANK you for the coverage of Bron Afon charges issue.
Grandmother Liz Sullivan MBE is one of the founders of a Valleys charity that has raised more than £1million for breast cancer research.
REGARDING the questionnaire being distributed by Bron Afon Community Housing.
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.
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.
Pupils in Welsh schools are said to be busier than ever, with many now sitting traditional A-levels and GCSEs alongside the Welsh Baccalaureate.
AN EMOTIONAL tribute was paid to a Cwmbran soldier at his former school today.
NEWPORT children have helped create a mosaic which was unveiled in Bettws.
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.
If you had to be stuck in a lift with someone, who would it be and why?
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.
BIG Pit National Coal Museum launched its series of free open air concerts at the weekend with a performance from Blaenavon Town Band.
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.
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
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
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
ROGERS (Sheila) Mam, when you meet the Hosts above, tell them that we sent you with all our love. From John and Valerie
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
STOREY DEBBIE Congratulations On achieving a 2:1 On your degree Love Mum & Dad xx
ALISON and RICHARD DAVIES Congratulations and Best Wishes, love from Mum, Elizabeth, James, Oliver and all the family. xxxx
ENNIS-HOWELLS Louise and Ryan are pleased to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter Darcey-Louise Born 28th June 2012 weighing 6lbs 7ozs
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
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
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
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