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.
AREAS of Caerphilly county have benefited from funding for clean-up work in the past year, including 15 schools.
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.
AN EX-BLAENAVON man suspected of committing child rape and pornography offences in America is being reinvestigated by Gwent Police.
A CAR flipped over on the A48 in Castleton, Newport this afternoon.
GREASE is the word at one Newport school where pupils have been busy learning their lines ahead of their latest production.
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…
THERE is not a tier of local government from the Welsh Assembly to the local council that doesn’t have Labour in charge.
I CAN assure Messrs Urie and Greenhaigh that my claim regarding the actual cause of world poverty is in fact correct.
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.
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…
I SHARE PC Neilson’s outrage. There are many atheists who are the embodiment of compassion for their fellow men, whose lives have quality.
A MAN assaulted his 93-year-old mother by putting his hands around her neck and pushing her, a court heard today.
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.
I WOULD like to respond to two recent letters in the Argus from obviously politically motivated individuals.
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.
AMBULANCE response times for emergency calls in Gwent were well below the national average, according to new figures.
A NINE-WEEK-OLD puppy was stolen while its owner was taking it for a walk in Pill.
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.
A FOOTWEAR stall, which has been in Pontypool Indoor Market for two years, will be closing down before Christmas.
A MAN tried to murder his 93-year-old mother by strangling the pensioner then smothering her with a pillow, a court heard.
A TEENAGER phoned a mental health worker’s employer and falsely claimed she had used drugs while babysitting for him.
WALES back-rower Ryan Jones has been ruled out of the opening autumn test against Argentina due to a shoulder injury.
A NEWPORT restaurant donated £700, an entire night’s takings, to the Help LeoWalk fund.
FOR most brides-to-be, the challenge of finding the perfect dress involves a very long shopping trip and a very light purse.
TWO years ago I was e-mailed by a man trying to find a home for a portrait of Viscountess Rhondda.
THERE can’t be many people in Gwent who weren’t shocked by the murders committed by CarlWhant and Gavin Mills.
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.
THE First Minister Carwyn Jones today called for the UK Government to hand over control of the charges of the Severn Crossings to Cardiff.
The general manager of the Caldicot and Wentlooge Drainage Board has hit back at a Newport MP who criticised the board.
SOUTH African ace Ruan Pienaar believes Leigh Halfpenny holds the key to Wales having a successful autumn.
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.
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,…
ATKINS (Connie) Sleeping peacefully without pain. Sister in law of Janet and Horace, auntie of Andrew and Marie and their families.
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…
TURNER (Edward) Good friend for 62 years and greatly missed. From Len and Pat Sonnett and family.
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.
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…
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.
EVANS (Deborah) Been gone three years, think about you every day. Your loving husband Mark.
GARDNER (Paul) Memories of you will never fade, still missing you every day. Love Diana, Brian and family.
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…
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…
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,…
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
NICHOLS (Janet) No more pain now Jan. See you later. From your broken hearted sister Pat, Billy and family. X
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…
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…
NICHOLS (Janet) Good night, God bless to a dear friend. Love, Lulu, Steve and family.
PARKER Joan Lloyd Parker of Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran passed away on 21st October 2012, aged 83 years. Beloved wife of the late Colin, mother of Elizabeth, dear sister of Peggy. Funeral Tuesday 20th November, service 10.00am at the Gwent Crematorium.…