CHRISTIAN Malcolm’s dream of a third Olympic final appearance ended tonight – and the Newport ace admitted it might soon be time to call it quits from the track too.
Christian Malcolm put in a strong bid to reach the Olympic 200m final tonight, but failed to progress beyond the semis.
TWO Newport men are following their dream by setting up their own international record label.
THE Manic Street Preachers have paid tribute to a music journalist killed in a crash on the M48 in Monmouthshire.
A GWENT doctor accused of fraud told a court she took on locum work while on sick leave with stress and depression in order to maintain her "clinical confidence".
Alexandra Morgan is much more than just a pretty face. She has raised more than £50,000 for charity and is now a community fundraiser for Tenovus. Her life has been a rollercoaster of emotion but, despite that, the 28-year-old is determined to keep up her inspirational work. She talked to MELISSA JONES.
A-level students across the country are eagerly awaiting their exam results. While for many it will be a time for celebration, others won’t make their grades. However, help is at hand through the university clearing process.
A SOUTH Wales Argus paper boy and friends have been praised for a good deed.
RICHARD Wooles could only look on in awe at the Velodrome and praise the incredible British Cycling squad yesterday.
CHRISTIAN Malcolm can’t see himself climbing the Olympic podium in the 200m at London 2012 – but that isn’t stopping him aiming to be part of what he believes will be a historic final.
If you had to be stuck in a lift with someone, who would it be and why?
A SERIOUS accident on the SDR bridge has closed that road both ways this morning.
Fifty years ago in October, I was one of the women admitted to the all-male college in Caerleon.
With reference to Mr Morgan’s letter of August 1, regarding the lack of Welsh flags in local shops. I agree with his sentiments.
Paul Harris (August 2) agrees with me, then sidesteps, ignoring Mr Johnston’s hints in his first letter, claims that no financial assistance has been sought or given to Johnston’s campaign.
Watching, listening or reading about cancer patients who are struggling to get hold of the treatments they need has become commonplace in Wales. Rarely does a week go by when we don’t hear of the tragic plight of another patient struggling to get a life-prolonging treatment through our NHS.
Well done, Prime Minister, and his media. Gone, it seems, are the days of world conflict, climatic impact, poverty and economic difficulties.
I write in response to a letter by Margaret Pritchard (31.07.12). I, for one, agree with this lady and certainly accept that bereaved families will be upset by waiting times for funerals at the Greater Gwent Crematorium.
AN ABERGAVENNY action group campaigning to secure the future of a former college for community use was dealt a blow after the owners rejected its bid to buy part of the site.
HE swam in agony to raise money to say ‘thank you’ for the care he receives. Now nine-year-old Lewis Perham has been nominated for a Night of Honour award for his bravery and selflessness.
ALMOST ten years after the idea was first put forward, planning permission is being sought for a 450-bed Specialist and Critical Care Centre for Gwent.
NEWPORT city centre traders gave a mixed reaction to news that an Assembly member said it wasn’t in the Valleys’ best interests to link up the Ebbw Valley line to the city.
MILLER (Clessie) Mum, you would have been 70 today. So sad we cannot celebrate with you. Love and miss you every day. Joanne and Vincent X
MILLER (Clessie) A special Mum, a wonderful Nan, one wish would be to celebrate your 70th birthday today. We love and miss you so very much. Yvette, Mark, Kyle and Callum XX
EMMOTT (Roy) In loving memory of a dear husband, father and grandfather, died 8th August 2010. Miss you so much Roy. Your loving wife Mairi and family. XXX
SLADE (John) The family of the late Leonard John Slade extend sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for the expressions of sympathy, letters and cards of condolence received. Our thanks to everyone who gave donations for the Stroke Unit, Royal Gwent Hospital and to all who attended the funeral.
SHAW The family of the late Alan Shaw extend sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for the expressions of sympathy, letters and cards of condolence received. Our thanks to everyone who gave donations for Kidney Research Unit for Wales (KRUF) and to all who attended the funeral.
BURTON (Blodwen May) Peacefully, on Wednesday 1st August, at her home, Blodwen of Hafod Close, Fleur De Lis. Dearly loved wife of the late Gwilym Burton, devoted mother of Pat, Lorna, Enid and Robert, loving mother in law of Eric, David, Gareth and Mary, much loved grandmother and great grandmother. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. Funeral to take place on Monday 13th August 2012. A service will be held at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Blackwood at 11am followed by cremation at Thornhill Crematorium, Cardiff (The Wenallt Chapel) at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, will be gratefully received for St. David's Foundation Hospice Care c/o S.J. Nicholas, 'The Paddocks', New Road, Pengam.
JAMES (Mary) On 3rd August, at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, Mary, aged 75 years, of Larkfield Avenue, Chepstow. Beloved wife of the late Jimmy, loving sister of Vivian, Margaret and Mavis, dearly loved by all her family. Funeral service Tuesday 28th August, 12 noon at St. Tewdric's Church, Mathern, NR. Chepstow prior to cremation at the Forest of Dean Crematorium, 1.30 pm. No flowers by request, donations for South Wales Gynaecological Cancer Fund may be sent to Philip Blatchly & Son, 5 Station Road, Chepstow, Mon. NP16 5PA. Tel: 01291 624939
FISH (George) Happy Birthday Dad, always in our thoughts. Miss you so much. Love Andrew, Penny and Kids. xxxx
MILLER (Clessie) Today we celebrate your 70th, without you is hard, but always in our hearts and thoughts. Love Darcy, Sandra and girls.
JARVIS - MANSFIELD Emily and Ian On Saturday 28th July 2012 at St. Brutius Church, Brize Norton, Oxfordshire. The marriage took place between Emily Victoria, daughter of Jon and Marion Jarvis and Ian, son of Ann and the late Derek Mansfield. Congratulations, love and best wishes from both families. xxx
SPARROW-BIGGS 1 Charlie Special 1 Boy's Birthday. 1 1 Today. Love you always. 1 Mam, Dad, Brothers and Sisters.
POWELL STEPHEN and MICHELE Congratulations Mum and Dad on your 40th Wedding Anniversary Love Claire, Neil, Richard, Jo, Neve, Catrin, Evan and Mikaela xxxx
DOHERTY (nee Mears) TOM & SYLVIA Happy 60th Anniversary Love, Robert, Margaret, David and families. xxx
PITT (Loyd and Ruth) CONGRATULATIONS MUM and DAD 60 Happy Years together Love always, Angela, David, Glyn, grandchildren and great grandchildren
DOHERTY SYLVIA To my darling wife on our Diamond Wedding Day Thank you for a wonderful 60 years Your loving husband Tom
30 DORE 30 GARY- JOHN Happy 30th Birthday 30 Still Looking Good. 30 Have a Great Day! 30 All our love, 30 Mum, Dad,sisters, 30 brother-in-laws, nephews, Niece and Boumps xxx 30
CARD (Jean) Audrey Peacefully on Sunday 29th July at St. Woolos Hospital aged 87 years with her family at her side. Loving wife of the late Albert, devoted mother of Melanie, Pauline and Nicholas, affectionate mother in law of Clive and Tracy, and a proud nan to Christopher, Ross, Amy and Elinor. A committal service will take place on Thursday 23rd August at 1.00pm at Gwent Crematorium followed by a service of thanksgiving at 2.00pm in Ringland Presbyterian Church. Family flowers only, donations in lieu of flowers if desired would be appreciated for S.S.A.F.A. Donations and all enquiries to Greenwillow Funerals, Pillmawr Road, Malpas, Newport. Tel: (01633) 855350
CHARLES (Michael) Spencer Dear nephew of Tom, Pat and family. Sadly missed.
WRIGHT Katharine Ann There is a face before me, the voice I would love to hear, a smile i'll always remember of the wife I loved so dear. Deep in my heart lies a picture, more precious than silver or gold. It's a picture of my wife, whose memory will never grow old. Love, Gerald.
WRIGHT Katharine Ann Peacefully after a short illness on Thursday 2nd August 2012 at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, Katharine Ann Wright, aged 68 years of Parklawn Close, Pontnewydd. Beloved wife of Gerald, much loved mother of Martyn and Angela, mother-in-law of Sian and Chris, devoted nan of Beth, Scott, Carys and Libby. Sadly missed by Glyn, family and friends. Funeral Service at Holy Trinity Church, Pontnewydd at 2.00pm on Monday 13th August, prior to a private family burial at St Basil's Churchyard, Bassaleg, Newport. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Enquiries to Mr D Peake, Arthur Peake & Sons, Funeral Service. Telephone (01633) 482291/866546.
TAYLOR Suddenly on 1st August 2012, Betty Mary, cherished wife of Rowland. Beloved mother of Raymond, Lindsay, Christopher, Gaynor and the late Garnet. A devoted grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and dearest sister of Bernice and the late Beryl. A Private family funeral followed by cremation. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to St. David's Foundation, Blackett Avenue, Newport NP20 6NH.
CHARLES (Mike) With love from Mumsy and all Nancys family. Free from pain.
MUSCAT On 28th July 2012 suddenly, Gladys, beloved wife of the late John, dearly loved mother of Susan, mother-in-law of the late David and adored nan of Ross and Nicky. Re-united with dad. Funeral Monday 13th August, service at the Gwent Crematorium at 10am. Family flowers only please.
ALICE MYNARD1 21 21 2 21st Birthday Greetings 21 to our beautiful granddaughter, 21 daughter, sister, auntie, niece, cousin and girlfriend. 21 21 Love you always, 21 21 1 21Nan and family X
30 GARY-JOHN 30 30 DORE 30 Happy 30th Birthday 30 30 30 3& All our love 0 kisses Nadine, Lucca & Leo 30 1 30 XXXX
GARY-JOHN 30 DORE 30 30 Happy 30th Birthday "Super Son in Law" 3 30 30 All our love & hugs 0 Ann, Tony, Kyle, Jenna, Harlow xxxx
BROWN (Heard) Katie HAPPY 18th BIRTHDAY Gorgeous Girl. Love you loads, Mum, Phil, Daniel & Emma. xxxx
Brown (Heard) Katie Happy 18tH BirtHday Enjoy your party. Lots of love nan xxx