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Archive - Friday, 17 August 2012

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  • Victory a timely boost for the Dragons

    JUST like it is foolish to read too much into last week’s 40-3 drubbing by Biarritz, it would be daft to crack open the bubbly after Newport Gwent Dragons’ win against London Irish. read more

  • Armed police involved in Newport house search South Wales Argus: Two armed police officers outside a house in Glasllwch Crescent

    THREE people were arrested following the search of a Newport house involving armed police officers last night. read more

  • Celebrations as Griffithstown hall revamp begins

    PARISHIONERS in Pontypool are celebrating as work begins on a £600,000 project on their church hall. read more

  • Beaming out greetings to world from Newport lighthouse

     NEWPORT Amateur Radio Society will be taking part in a worldwide event this weekend, when they man the East Usk Lighthouse. read more

  • Monmouthshire restaurants among Wales' best

    TWO Monmouthshire restaurants are among more than 80 in Wales to be included in the Good Food Guide 2013. read more

  • Cwmbran man jailed for ‘willful’ breaches of order

    A CWMBRAN man has been sent to jail for 12 weeks after he failed to notify the probation service that he had moved house. read more

  • WORK EXPERIENCE: Broom’s much easier than a styling brush South Wales Argus: CAN SHE CUT IT? Reporter Hayley Mills tries her hand at hairdressing at Salon 68 in Pontypool

    THEY are the keeper of women’s secrets and the people who make them feel glamorous, so we sent HAYLEY MILLS to try her hand as an apprentice hairdresser. THE thought of my impending work experience at Salon 68 in Pontypool filled me with dread. read more

  • Toll workers call off work to rule

    SEVERN BRIDGE TOLL workers have called off their planned proposals to work to rule and reinstated overtime after what they have described " positive" talks with Severn River Crossings. read more

  • Newport's Olympic hero, Fred Evans on Rotary club duty

     NEWPORT’s Olympic boxing silver medallist Fred Evans will receive a hero’s welcome when he visits a city Rotary Club. read more

  • Gwent police pair get ready for Cwmcarn run

    TWO Gwent police officers are among the first to sign up for this year’s Great Gwent Poppy Run. read more

  • Devauden teen wins place to perform in Swan Lake South Wales Argus: DANCE CHANCE: Alys Davies will perform with the English Youth Ballet

    A TEENAGE dancer from Devauden saw off stiff competition to secure her place on stage for one of the world’s most famous classical ballet. read more

  • THE COUCH POTATO: Day one: guess who the 'celebrities' are on Big Brother South Wales Argus: THE GOODYEAR BLIMP: An actual famous person on Celebrity Big Brother

    IT ALMOST certainly passed you by, but the civilian version of Big Brother ended its latest run on Monday. read more

  • FIVE MINUTES WITH: Hannah Berney, Chepstow star of The Voice

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

  • Risca man in court for harassing old couple

    A RISCA window cleaner who went to an elderly couple’s home with a rottweiler asking for money has been fined £250. read more

  • Newbridge Memo hits topping out milestone

    THE first major milestone of the multi-million pound restoration of the Newbridge Memo and Institute takes place on August 29, with a special topping out ceremony. read more

  • COMMENT: Well done to all Gwent students

    CONGRATULATIONS to every Gwent teenager who achieved the A-level grades they wanted yesterday. read more

  • Bettws youth centre, too costly to fix, will be demolished

    A YOUTH centre in a Gwent estate shut last year has been declared surplus to requirements because it is too expensive to repair it. read more

  • Police appeal over missing Abertridwr man

    POLICE are appealing for help in finding a missing 77-year-old Abertridwr man. read more

  • Tears as Abertillery Remploy staff complete their final shift

    A GWENT factory that employed disabled people shut for the last time yesterday. read more

  • Hamster bite one of 999 calls

     INAPPROPRIATE 999 calls, including two men calling because they were hung over and a woman who was bitten on the finger by a hamster, are putting emergency services under increasing pressure, Wales’ chief medical officer warned. read more

  • Police investigation after Tredegar teenager death

    A POLICE investigation is under way into the force’s contact with a teenage boy from Tredegar who died in hospital after being found unconscious on Wednesday afternoon, officers said yesterday. read more

  • Speed trauma is still an issue, admits Coleman

    CHRIS Coleman is making no excuses for Wales’ poor performance against Bosnia-Herzegovina, but believes a sense of perspective is needed given the trauma the squad so recently experienced. read more

  • Final journey for Newport Transporter Bridge man

    A MAN who dedicated his life to the Newport Transporter Bridge and climbed it every day for many years made his final journey over the iconic structure yesterday. read more

  • O'Connor: Front trio will frighten defences

    AARON O’Connor believes familiarity will breed contempt for rival Blue Square Bet Conference defences. read more

  • M THOMAS

    THOMAS (Margaret Mary) On Friday 10th August 2012, peacefully at Menwinnion Country Home, Lamorna, Penzance, Margaret Mary, aged 98 years, formerly of Meltfort Road, Newport. Beloved wife of the late Ivor, loving mum of Barrie and Jill, mother-in-law of David and the late Margaret. A dearly loved nan and great nan. Funeral Thursday 23rd August 2012 service at St Woolos Cathedral at 3pm. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu for St Woolos Cathedral may be left at the church or sent c/o Tovey Bros., 9/11 Cardiff Road, Newport. NP20 2EH. read more

  • P SHELLEY

    SHELLEY (Peter) Nancy and family would like to thank everyone for kindness and support, letters and cards of condolence following their bereavement. Special thanks to the Rev Keith Beardmore, all those who attended the funeral service and who gave donations for All Creatures Great and Small. read more

  • E HUGHES

    HUGHES The family of the late Elsie Elizabeth Hughes extend sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for expressions of sympathy, letters and cards of condolence. We are particularly grateful to St David's Foundation Hospice Care and to the Reverend Canon Harald Thomas M.B.E. Our thanks to everyone who gave donations for St David's Foundation Hospice Care and to all who attended the funeral. read more

  • W HORTON

    HORTON (Wilfred) Dearly loved brother and best friend of Tom. Sister-in-law Barbara, uncle of Sharon and the late Stephen. Great uncle of James, Jonathan, Hannah and Kate. Sadly missed. read more

  • J CARD

    CARD (Jean) Audrey Peacefully on Sunday 29th July at St. Woolos Hospital aged 87 years with her family at her side. 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, Newport. Family flowers only, donations in lieu of flowers if desired would be appreciated for S.S.A.F.A. Donations and all enquiries to Green Willow Funerals, Pillmawr Road, Malpas, Newport. Tel: (01633) 855350 read more

  • S REDWOOD

    REDWOOD Suddenly following a long illness, Stuart, aged 41 years of Rifleman Street, Risca. Loving father to Aaron. Much loved son of Brian and Denise (Roberts). Dearly loved brother to Jane, Suzanne and Ryan. Stuart will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service at St. Mary's Church, Risca on Friday 31st August at 11.45am followed by committal at the Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only, please, donations in lieu for Cancer Research Wales or St. David's Foundation Hospice Care may be given at the service. Online messages of condolence may be left at www.philliptomandsons.co.uk read more

  • B THOMAS

    THOMAS (Bo) On 7th August 2012, Llewellyn Russell Thomas of New Inn, aged 87 years. Loving husband of the late Betty. Loved by all. So long boys - it's been a good life. Funeral Friday 24th August 2012, Service 10:30am at Gwent Crematorium. Floral tributes to Hook Funeral Service, or if preferred donations may be given for St. Anne's Hospice. Further enquiries to Hook Funeral Service, Marsden Funeral Home, 12A Sunnybank Road, Griffithstown. NP4 5LT Tel: (01495) 763539 read more

  • R OAKEY

    OAKEY (Ray) On August 13th 2012, peacefully at his home, Ray, aged 72 years, loved husband of Ann, devoted Dad of Robert, Mark and Sarah, much loved Grandad of Siobhan and Cerys. Funeral Wednesday August 22nd, service at the Wenallt Chapel, Thornhill Crematorium at 1.15pm. Family flowers only please but donations made payable to St David's Foundation may be sent c/o Tovey Bros., 9/11 Cardiff Road, Newport. NP20 2EH. read more

  • C HINGLEY

    HINGLEY Peacefully on August 12th 2012 in the comfort and care at Cheshire Home Lodge, Llanhennock, Clive Kelvyn, of Rhiwffranc House, Pentwyn, Abersychan. Dearly devoted husband and best friend of Jane, adored loving dad of Timothy and father in law of Emma, cherished grandfather of Daisie-Mai-Skye, beloved brother in law of Liz and Paul. Funeral will take place on Wednesday 22nd August, leaving his home he adored so much for a service and cremation at the Gwent Crematorium where friends are asked to meet at 10am. Family flowers only by request, donations if desired for the Cheshire Home Lodge Residential Fund. Family request if possible to wear an item of red. Further enquiries to B.M.Watkins, the funeral home, Varteg, Talywain 772725 / 773883. read more

  • B SPOONER

    SPOONER (Bernard) Jan and family wish to convey their sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for all the support and comfort given during Bernard's illness and at his death. Our sincere thanks to the District Nurses and St David's Foundation for their care, to Martyn Ridge and members of the Baroque Choir for their valuable contribution in Bernard's funeral service and to all clergy who took park in the service with special thanks to Canon Roy Cale. Thanks also to all who contributed to our chosen charities and to James Tovey for his kindness and consideration during this difficult time. read more

  • K WRIGHT

    WRIGHT (Katharine Ann) The family of Kath Wright would like to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the cards and kind messages of sympathy received during the sad loss of Kath. Our thanks to the Doctors and nursing staff of the Critical Care Unit of the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport. Also thanks to Mr. D. Peake, to everyone who gave donations to The National Society For The Prevention of Cruelty to Children and to all who attended the funeral service. read more

  • T BIGHAM

    BIGHAM (Tony) In loving memory of a dear husband died 17th August 2011. Miss you so much. Your loving wife Jan. xxx read more

  • A HUGHES

    ADAM HUGHES Of Blackwood Congratulations Adam on your degree in Medicine, words can't express how proud we are of you. Love Mam, Dad, Hollie. read more

  • L RUDGE

    RUDGE (Luke) Llongyfarchiadau Luke Ar enill pedair A safon A Mamgu a thadcu read more

  • L RUDGE

    RUDGE (Luke) Congratulations on gaining 4 A's at A Level. We are proud of you. Mam, Dad, Josh and Seren. read more

  • T HOWELLS

    HOWELLS Trevor (19th August) No birthday cards on your 90th Birthday, just lovely memories of a true gentleman. Miss you every day. Happy Birthday from your loving family. xxxx read more

  • G CODD

    CODD (George) Instead of a card, we send our love. Instead of a gift, we send a prayer, to the one we thought the world of and miss beyond compare. Love you always. Loving wife Judy, children Julie, Jayne, Stephen and Judith, grandchildren and great grandchildren. XX read more

  • N EDMUNDS PRESTON

    EDMUNDS - PRESTON Congratulations Natalie & Dave on the safe arrival of CARYS LILLY Love Kevin, Donna, Jamie, Ryan and Jaden. xx read more

  • N EDMUNDS PRESTON

    EDMUNDS - PRESTON Congratulations Natalie & Dave on the birth of CARYS LILLY Love Steven, Laura, Logan and Mia. xx read more

  • N EDMUNDS PRESTON

    EDMUNDS - PRESTON Natalie & Dave Thank you for our Beautiful Grandaughter and Niece CARYS LILLY Love Mum, Dad and Liam. xx read more

  • J DOWNING

    DOWNING JONATHAN Congratulations JON A Level Maths, Physics and Chemistry. Enjoy Bristol University Studying Physics Very Proud Mum, Dad and Frances. read more

  • S LARCOMBE

    LARCOMBE (Susan Ann) In memory of our loving Mum and Nan. Such a warm, kind and loving person, the world has never known before. Missed by all. Warren, Sarah and Harrison. XXX read more

  • W HORTON

    HORTON (Wilf) Peacefully on 5th August 2012, Wilfred Thomas, aged 87 years, of Penylan Road, Beechwood, Newport. Much loved husband of the late Marie, loved father of Jillian and Partner Mike, cherished grandfather of Louise, great-grandfather of Cameron. Resting in the Private Chapel of Michael G Ryan and Son and Daughters Ltd., 106-108 Malpas Road, City of Newport until funeral Thursday 23rd August 2012, service at the Greater Gwent Crematorium Chapel 12 noon prior to cremation. Family flowers only please, however, if desired, donations would be appreciated in lieu for Cancer Research UK Cwmru. Following the funeral all are welcome to join the family at the St Julians Conservative Club for light refreshments and to celebrate Wilf's life. All enquiries 01633 854522. read more

  • T FOWLER

    FOWLER Suddenly on August 11th 2012 in the comfort and tender loving care at Nevill Hall Hospital, Tracy, of Heath-Dene Medical Bungalow at Govilon, formerly of Hayden Street, Pontypool. Dearly adored loving daughter of Jean and the late Albert, much loved and cherished sister of Steven, cherished best friend of Bill and aunty of Andrew. Funeral will take place on Thursday August 23rd, family prayers at her home (Hayden Street, Pontypool). Leaving her home for a service and cremation at the Gwent Crematorium where friends are asked to meet at 9.30am. Family flowers only by request, donations if desired for Nevill Hall Intensive Care Ward. Further enquiries to B.M.Watkins, the funeral home, Varteg, Talywain 772725 / 773883. read more

  • E KELLOW

    KELLOW (Eveline Rosa) Peacefully at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Eveline of Rogerstone passed away. Dearly loved wife of the late James, cherished mum of Sarah and husband Peter, loved nana to Matthew and Rachel. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday 28th August at 11am at Cefn Wood Baptist Church followed by committal at the Gwent Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations for C7 East Ward, Royal Gwent Hospital may be sent to Robert Howells & Son, 90 Newport Road, Caldicot, Monmouthshire NP26 4BR. Tel: 01291 421375. read more

  • D GOODE

    GOODE (Del) On 10th August 2012, Delmore Patrick Henry Goode of Coed Eva, Cwmbran. Beloved husband of Marilyn, devoted father of Daniel, Kristian and the late Darren, dear father-in-law of Katie, much loved grandfather of Izzie, Jacob, Georgia and William, loved brother-in-law of Gillian and Mike, loved uncle of his nieces and nephews. Funeral Thursday 23rd August, service 10.00am at Gwent Crematorium. Donations in lieu of flowers may be given at the service for Residents Benefit at Ty Gwyn Hall. Enquiries to Peterson Funeral Home, Maendy Way, Cwmbran. Tel: 01633 483127. read more

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