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  • Time to show your inner beauty

    GIRLS and women from Gwent have an opportunity to see a bit of the world, raise money for a good cause and become a positive role model for others. read more

  • Caerphilly clean up pays off for area

    AREAS of Caerphilly county have benefited from funding for clean-up work in the past year, including 15 schools. read more

  • Blaenau Gwent students inspired by MBE

    GWENT students joined Phil Packer, MBE, for part of an epic walking challenge as part of his aim to spread awareness of trauma in young people. read more

  • Police review case of ex-Blaenavon man on USA child sex charges

    AN EX-BLAENAVON man suspected of committing child rape and pornography offences in America is being reinvestigated by Gwent Police. read more

  • Car flips on on A48 near Newport

    A CAR flipped over on the A48 in Castleton, Newport this afternoon. read more

  • St Julian’s pupils get ready for Grease show

    GREASE is the word at one Newport school where pupils have been busy learning their lines ahead of their latest production. read more

  • Glass houses, stones

    IN response to Brian Hayes’ letter Argus, October 29, so it’s OK for Newport to absorb many townships over the last hundred years, but then it’s wrong for Cardiff to absorb Newport to become a metropolis. Mr Hayes, stop throwing stones at glass houses! read more

  • Don't let Labour rule all

    THERE is not a tier of local government from the Welsh Assembly to the local council that doesn’t have Labour in charge. read more

  • How we create world poverty

    I CAN assure Messrs Urie and Greenhaigh that my claim regarding the actual cause of world poverty is in fact correct. read more

  • Hamish is your man

    IT WILL surprise no one that former Plaid councillor Alan Pritchard runs to the defence of Ian Johnson, after all Ian’s candidacy has been endorsed by Plaid Cymru assembly member Jocelyn Davies. read more

  • At 90 reality is not difficult

    PC NEILSON is correct in saying that life is all the more precious knowing it is the only one we have. Ethical behaviour should be based on empathy with other humans, and yes also with non-humans. I find it surprising that in our scientific age, so many people cling to supernatural beliefs including internal life. read more

  • Scientists who believed in God

    I SHARE PC Neilson’s outrage. There are many atheists who are the embodiment of compassion for their fellow men, whose lives have quality. read more

  • This is a big blow for city

    THE ANNOUNCED closure of Newport Panasonic and the transfer of necessary operations to Cardiff is yet another indication that Newport would be losing out in any economic upturn that might follow the recession. read more

  • Blaenavon man admits assaulting 93-year-old mother

    A MAN assaulted his 93-year-old mother by putting his hands around her neck and pushing her, a court heard today. read more

  • Independence is so crucial

    I WOULD like to respond to two recent letters in the Argus from obviously politically motivated individuals. read more

  • LIVE: Police elections live debate

    THE Argus is offering readers the chance to get involved in the debate by asking the PCC candidates questions in our live online hustings this Friday at 2pm. read more

  • Gwent 999 response times well below par

    AMBULANCE response times for emergency calls in Gwent were well below the national average, according to new figures. read more

  • Newport man’s fears as teens steal puppy

    A NINE-WEEK-OLD puppy was stolen while its owner was taking it for a walk in Pill. read more

  • Red hot Monmouth delight boss Barrie Burns

    ON A day when rain caused the majority of fixtures to be postponed, a five-star performance from MacWhirter Welsh League Division One debutants Monmouth Town puts them bang in championship-chasing mix. read more

  • Trade drop forces Pontypool shoe stall to close South Wales Argus: SHUT: Julie and Jason Cox who say they have no choice but to close their stall in Pontypool market

    A FOOTWEAR stall, which has been in Pontypool Indoor Market for two years, will be closing down before Christmas. read more

  • Blaenavon man denies strangling his 93-year-old mother

    A MAN tried to murder his 93-year-old mother by strangling the pensioner then smothering her with a pillow, a court heard. read more

  • Magor teen made false drug claims to carer’s employer

    A TEENAGER phoned a mental health worker’s employer and falsely claimed she had used drugs while babysitting for him. read more

  • Jones ruled out of clash with Argentina South Wales Argus: FINE FORM: Ryan Jones, above, is pushing Toby Faletau all the way for the Wales No8 shirt

    WALES back-rower Ryan Jones has been ruled out of the opening autumn test against Argentina due to a shoulder injury. read more

  • Newport curry house gives big boost to Help Leo Walk fund

    A NEWPORT restaurant donated £700, an entire night’s takings, to the Help LeoWalk fund. read more

  • Tredegar bride gets budget dream dress thanks to cancer cause South Wales Argus: BARGAIN: Marie in her £100 dress with husband Steven

    FOR most brides-to-be, the challenge of finding the perfect dress involves a very long shopping trip and a very light purse. read more

  • YOUR MP WRITES: Jessica Morden Newport East MP

    TWO years ago I was e-mailed by a man trying to find a home for a portrait of Viscountess Rhondda. read more

  • THE NEWSDESK: Why I can’t support the death penalty

    THERE can’t be many people in Gwent who weren’t shocked by the murders committed by CarlWhant and Gavin Mills. read more

  • Thousands raised by Cwmcarn poppy run

    MORE than 100 people raised thousands of pounds for the Royal British Legion as they took part in the Great Gwent Poppy Run in Cwmcarn yesterday. read more

  • Wales must have control over Severn Crossings - First Minister

    THE First Minister Carwyn Jones today called for the UK Government to hand over control of the charges of the Severn Crossings to Cardiff. read more

  • Gwent drainage board manager hits back at Newport MP’s criticism

    The general manager of the Caldicot and Wentlooge Drainage Board has hit back at a Newport MP who criticised the board. read more

  • M5 crash blamed for downturn in organised fireworks displays

    A MASSIVE car crash on the M5 which claimed the lives of seven people, including a couple from Newport, may be putting people off organising fireworks displays. read more

  • Leigh Halfpenny is the real deal, says Ruan Pienaar

    SOUTH African ace Ruan Pienaar believes Leigh Halfpenny holds the key to Wales having a successful autumn. read more

  • C ATKINS

    ATKINS (Connie) Peacefully on 28th October 2012 at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Constance Mary, aged 71 years, of Monnow Walk, Bettws, formerly of Ailsbury Street, Crindau. Dearly loved wife of Edwin, much loved mamma of Nigel, Michelle, Samantha and Tim, loved mother-in-law of Simon and Gary, cherished nan of Jessica, Connor, Tom, Kane and Kian. The family would like to thank all nursing staff on C6 West R G H for the devoted care they gave to Connie during her stay. Resting in the Private Chapel of Michael G Ryan Son and Daughters Ltd., 106-106 Malpas Road, City of Newport until funeral Wednesday 14th November 2012, service at St. Mary's Parish Church, Malpas 12 noon prior to cremation at Thornhill Crematorium (Wenallt Chapel) 1:15pm. Flowers to the funeral home by 9.30am please. All enquiries 01633 854522. read more

  • T ENGLISH

    ENGLISH (Terri) Peacefully at home on 30th October 2012 after an illness bravely borne, Maria Theresa of Hadrian Close, Caerleon. Dearly loved wife of Michael, much loved mum of Kelly, Owain and his partner Karli, cherished nan of Tia, Shea, Eve-Marie, Cole and Vinny. Resting in the Private Chapel of Michael G Ryan Son and Daughters Ltd., 106-108 Malpas Road, City of Newport until funeral Friday 9th November 2012. Service at St. Mary's R C Church, Stow Hill 11am prior to interment at St. Woolos Cemetery 12 noon. Flowers to the funeral home by 9am please. However, donations if desired would be appreciated for Cancer Research UK Cymru c/o the funeral home. Following the funeral all are welcome to join the family at the Baneswell Social Club for light refreshments to share memories and celebrate Terri's life. All enquiries 01633 854522. read more

  • C ATKINS

    ATKINS (Connie) Sleeping peacefully without pain. Sister in law of Janet and Horace, auntie of Andrew and Marie and their families. read more

  • P WALDRON

    WALDRON (Prudence) Peacefully at her home in Newport Gwent, on the 25th October 2012, Prudence, (formerly of Butetown Cardiff). A beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Prudence will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Resting at James Summers and Son Roath Court Funeral Home until the service at St. Mary's Church Butetown on Friday 9th November at 1.15pm. Afterwards in the Wenallt Chapel at Thornhill Crematorium. No flowers by request but donations if so desired to St. Davids Nurses c/o the funeral director. read more

  • D EVANS

    EVANS (Deborah) Been gone three years, think about you every day. Your loving husband Mark. read more

  • E TURNER

    TURNER (Edward) Good friend for 62 years and greatly missed. From Len and Pat Sonnett and family. read more

  • E CLARKE

    CLARKE The family of the late Ernest Joseph Clarke extend sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for the letters, cards and words of condolence. Our thanks to everyone who gave donations for Ty Hafan and to all who attended the funeral. read more

  • R NICHOLLS

    NICHOLLS (Ron) The family of the late Ronald Arthur Nicholls extend sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for the letters, cards and words of condolence. Our thanks to everyone who gave donations for Crohn's and Colitis UK and to all who attended the funeral. read more

  • A THOMAS

    THOMAS (Alan John) Time flies, one year gone by but memories of you will never die. Always in our thoughts and hearts. Jean, children, grandchildren, Nip and Gord. read more

  • P GARDNER

    GARDNER (Paul) Memories of you will never fade, still missing you every day. Love Diana, Brian and family. read more

  • M PARKER

    PARKER (Madge) Madeline Maud, formerly of Caesar Crescent, Caerleon died peacefully in her sleep in the early hours of Thursday 25th October 2012 at Willow House, Stow Park Circle, Newport aged 84 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Philip Leslie Parker, beloved mother of Christine, Stephen, Andrew, Linda and Hazel, grandmother of David, Louise, Sarah, Stuart, Carolyn, Thomas, Jack and Lauren. Resting in the Private Chapel of Michael G Ryan Son and Daughters Ltd., 106-108 Malpas Road, City of Newport until funeral Monday 12th November 2012 service at the Greater Gwent Crematorium Chapel 10am, prior to cremation. Flowers to the funeral home by 8.30am please. All enquiries 01633 854522. read more

  • J BAILEY

    BAILEY Passed away peacefully on 31st October at Nevill Hall Hospital, Jack, of Prince Charles Road, Raglan, devoted husband of Frances, much loved father of Ann and John. Father in law of Martin and Janice, loving grandfather of Louise and Dave, Nick and Jill and Thomas and Emily. Great grandfather of Ollie and Millie, brother of Henry. Funeral Service to take place on Thursday 8th November at The Hereford Crematorium at 11.15am. Family flowers only, donations to Parkinson's UK will be collected at the service. All enquiries to Philip Goode Funeral Service Tel: 01873 853151. read more

  • E TURNER

    TURNER (Edward Richard) Peacefully on 28th October 2012 in the tender care of staff at St. Anne's Hospice Edward Richard aged 73 years of Avalon Drive, St. Julian's. (Former Manager of The Potters Arms, City of Newport). Loving father to Helen, Mark and Claire (Aka, Mary, Mungo and Midge), father in law of Rob, Steve and Kate, cherished Granddad to Lewis, Lauren, Alex, Michael, Matthew, Charlie and Jenna, Great granddad to Baby Millie, loving brother to his five sisters. Will be very dearly missed by all his family. R.I.P. We will love and miss you so much. Resting in the Private Chapel of Michael G Ryan Son and Daughters Ltd., 106-108 Malpas Road, City of Newport until the funeral Thursday 8th November 2012. Service at St. Julian and Aaron Parish Church, St. Julian's 11am prior to interment at St. Woolos Cemetery 12 noon. Flowers to the funeral home by 9am please, however if desired donations would be appreciated for St. Anne's Hospice c/o the funeral home. Following the funeral all are welcome to join the family for light refreshments at Newport Fugitives Athletic Club, Rogerstone to share memories and celebrate Edward's life. All enquiries 01633 854522 read more

  • L COCKS

    16 16 COCKS 16 16 16 Louis 16 (COXY) HAPPY 16TH BIRTHDAY. 16 Our baby's growing up. Love, Mum, Dad, Dan, Sam and family. X read more

  • J NICHOLS

    NICHOLS (Janet) No more pain now Jan. See you later. From your broken hearted sister Pat, Billy and family. X read more

  • H HOMFRAY

    HOMFRAY On the 28th October 2012 at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Hilda Elizabeth of Panteg Nursing Home, formerly at St Mary's Court, Risca. Beloved wife of the late Frederick, much loved mother of Frederick and the late Maureen, mother-in-law to Christine. Dearly loved by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Funeral Service on Friday 23rd November at Private Chapel, Risca Funeral Home at 10.00am followed by Gwent Crematorium at 11.00am. Family flowers only, donations in lieu of flowers to St David's Foundation. All enquiries to Co-Operative Funeral Home, Risca Tel: 01633 612531. read more

  • J BOULTON

    BOULTON Sadly on the 14th October 2012, Jean Margret of Brookland Road, Risca. Beloved wife of David, mother of David, Lyn, Michael, mother-in-law of Noelle, Ken, Louise, grandmother of Marie, Lauren, Matthew, Kayleigh, great-grandmother of Harry and Amber. Funeral on Monday 12th November 2012, 10.00am at Private Chapel, Co-Operative Funeral Home, Risca followed by Gwent Crematorium at 11.00am. All enquiries to Co-Operative Funeral Home, Risca Tel: 01633 612531. read more

  • J NICHOLS

    NICHOLS (Janet) Good night, God bless to a dear friend. Love, Lulu, Steve and family. read more

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