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.
THREE people were arrested following the search of a Newport house involving armed police officers last night.
PARISHIONERS in Pontypool are celebrating as work begins on a £600,000 project on their church hall.
NEWPORT Amateur Radio Society will be taking part in a worldwide event this weekend, when they man the East Usk Lighthouse.
TWO Monmouthshire restaurants are among more than 80 in Wales to be included in the Good Food Guide 2013.
A CWMBRAN man has been sent to jail for 12 weeks after he failed to notify the probation service that he had moved house.
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.
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.
NEWPORT’s Olympic boxing silver medallist Fred Evans will receive a hero’s welcome when he visits a city Rotary Club.
TWO Gwent police officers are among the first to sign up for this year’s Great Gwent Poppy Run.
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.
IT ALMOST certainly passed you by, but the civilian version of Big Brother ended its latest run on Monday.
If you had to be stuck in a lift with someone, who would it be and why?
A RISCA window cleaner who went to an elderly couple’s home with a rottweiler asking for money has been fined £250.
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.
CONGRATULATIONS to every Gwent teenager who achieved the A-level grades they wanted yesterday.
A YOUTH centre in a Gwent estate shut last year has been declared surplus to requirements because it is too expensive to repair it.
POLICE are appealing for help in finding a missing 77-year-old Abertridwr man.
A GWENT factory that employed disabled people shut for the last time yesterday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
AARON O’Connor believes familiarity will breed contempt for rival Blue Square Bet Conference defences.
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,…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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,…
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…
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…
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…
BIGHAM (Tony) In loving memory of a dear husband died 17th August 2011. Miss you so much. Your loving wife Jan. xxx
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.
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RUDGE (Luke) Congratulations on gaining 4 A's at A Level. We are proud of you. Mam, Dad, Josh and Seren.
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
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…
EDMUNDS - PRESTON Congratulations Natalie & Dave on the safe arrival of CARYS LILLY Love Kevin, Donna, Jamie, Ryan and Jaden. xx
EDMUNDS - PRESTON Congratulations Natalie & Dave on the birth of CARYS LILLY Love Steven, Laura, Logan and Mia. xx
EDMUNDS - PRESTON Natalie & Dave Thank you for our Beautiful Grandaughter and Niece CARYS LILLY Love Mum, Dad and Liam. xx
DOWNING JONATHAN Congratulations JON A Level Maths, Physics and Chemistry. Enjoy Bristol University Studying Physics Very Proud Mum, Dad and Frances.
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
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…
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,…
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…
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…