THE female goshawk at Cwmcarn Forest has laid her first eggs of the season.
The search for missing schoolgirl April Jones has been officially called off, police said today.
AMONGST trees in Torfaen was a celebration of how the area has been protected and preserved with a range of activities.
GWENT Police are appealing for help in finding David Terrell, who has breached his licence conditions after being released from prison on 9th April 2013.
A MAN who suffered blood loss from a kidney laceration died from a complication following a necessary surgical procedure, a coroner concluded.
POLICE are appealing for information over an assault that took place on the tennis court on Woodfield Road, New Inn, Pontypool at approximately 7.20pm on Saturday 30th March.
POLICE have arrested 29-year-old Lee Tutton who breached his licence conditions after being released from prison last month.
A PROSTITUTE who persistently sold her body for sex "to make ends meet" has been sentenced.
POLICE in Newport have released this CCTV footage and are re-appealing for information following a robbery where a woman had her mobile phone stolen.
NEWPORT County AFC have revealed that the capacity for Sunday's home play-offs semi-final second leg against Grimsby Town at Rodney Parade will be more than 7,000.
A NEWPORT man will be sentenced after admitting breaking open his partner's front door and throwing a lamp.
A CRASH on the A467 briefly blocked a lane of the road just north of Abercarn today.
A BLACKWOOD-based confectionery company has been awarded the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise.
A son tried for aggravated arson after allegedly torching his father's van outside his the family's home was cleared of all charges yesterday.
A POLISH man was sentenced to 112 days in prison after he "disappeared from the system" for eight months.
ROOF leaks continued to plague Newport Station users almost three years after a £20 million revamp.
AN AWARD-WINNING filmmaker has released his Bafta nominated short about a paranoid pensioner hit by fears of falling.
THE sound of drums marked the return of the annual Scouts St George's Day parade to Newport after it was scrapped last year due to the weather.
A FAMILY has spoken of their devastation after their daughter was stillborn.
NEWPORT Gwent Dragons have signed former Wales hooker Rhys Thomas.
JOHNSON (Mary) Peacefully on 6th April 2013 at Ty Derwen Nursing Home, Crumlin, Mary, aged 91 years, formerly of St Marys Court, Baneswell, Newport. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. God bless, sleep tight. Resting at Ellis Williams Funeral Home. Funeral on Tuesday 23rd April service at St Marys Baptist Church, Baneswell, Newport 10.00am followed by interment at St Woolos Cemetery 11.00am. Flowers may be sent to the funeral home please. All enquiries Tel: 01495 243623.
MORRIS On 17th April 2013 Ray Morris of Sebastopol. Beloved husband of the late Jean, devoted father of Karen and Julie, dear father in law of Andy, loved grancha of Simon, Andrew and Claire and Grampy Ray of James, Joshua, Matthew and Emily. Funeral Friday 26th April, service 9.00am at Gwent Crematorium. Close family flowers only please, donations in lieu may be given at the crematorium for the Alzheimers Society. Further enquiries to Hook Funeral Service, Marsden Funeral Home, Sunnybank Road, Griffithstown. Tel: 01495 763539.
HACKLING (Beryl nee Milton) Peacefully at home on the 10th April 2013. Loving wife of Gordon, devoted mother of Paul and Susan, respected mother-in-law of Darren and loving grandmother of Sara, Joseph and Matthew. Also sister to Graham and the late Wyndham, Dennis, George, Tina and Brian. Funeral service at Hope Baptist Church Crosskeys on Monday 29th April at 12pm followed by interment at Danygraig Cemetery. Family flowers only, please, donations in lieu for St David's Hospice Care may be given at the service. Further enquiries to Phillip Tom and Sons, Pontymister. Tel: 615005.
MAGGS (Monica Teresa) formerly of Wesley St. Cwmbran Passed away on 8th April 2013, aged 87 years. Funeral service at Luton Crematorium at 10:30 am on Thursday 2nd May 2013. Family flowers only but donations for Stroke Association may be sent via www.memorygiving.com/monicamaggs. Any enquiries to Neville Funeral Service Limited, Neville House, Marsh Road LU3 2RZ Tel: 01582 490005
DAVIES (nee Blake) Edna Kathleen Peacefully at the Royal Gwent Hospital on Friday April 5th 2013. Edna of Wellwood House, formerly of Hendre Farm Drive. Beloved wife of the late Ernie, much loved and respected mother of Ernie and Simon, and a cherished grandmother and great grandmother. GOOD NIGHT AND GOD BLESS. The funeral service will be held at Gwent Crematorium, Croesyceiliog on Monday 29th April at 2.30pm. Family flowers only, donations in lieu of flowers can be made on the day to Sparkle. All enquiries to Green Willow Funerals, Pillmawr Road, Malpas, Newport. Tel: (01633) 855350.
HAMPSHIRE Peacefully at Nevill Hall Hospital Florence Hampshire (Flossie) Nee Wooff aged 98 years. Beloved wife of the late William Hampshire and much loved Aunt, formerly of Rock Farm, Llandenny. Funeral to be held at All Saints Church Kemys Commander on Saturday 27th of April at 11.00am. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Alzheimers Society. Enquiries to Julian Tooley Funeral Services.
LANE (Richard) On 15th April at Ystrad Mynach Hospital, Richie, aged 83 years of Channel View, Pontymister. Beloved and devoted husband of 61 years to Lena. Very much loved Dad to Janet and Andrew and loved and respected father-in-law to Graeme and Debbie. Dearly loved grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. Richie will be much missed by them all. Funeral service to be held at Bethany Baptist Church, Risca on Thursday 25th April at 2pm followed by Danygraig Cemetery at 3pm Flowers may be sent to Co-operative Funeralcare, 20 Commercial St, Risca. Further enquiries please telephone 01633 612531.
BARKER (Eileen) On 19th April, at Chepstow Community Hospital, Eileen, aged 78 years, of Caldicot. Beloved wife of the late John (Ginge), devoted mother of Terry and Raymond, father-in-law of Christine and Gail, dearly loved nanny of Craig and Charlotte, much loved by all her family and friends. Funeral service Thursday 25th April, 12.00 noon at St. Mary's Church, Caldicot, prior to interment at Caldicot cemetery. Flowers may be sent to the church or donations, if so desired, for Cancer Research UK, may be sent to Philip Blatchly & Son, London House, 14 Chepstow Road, Caldicot, Mon. NP26 4HY. Tel: 01291 430468.
GWYTHER Marlene (Molly) On April 16th peacefully at the Royal Gwent Hospital with all her family around her, Molly, aged 78 years, of St Julians Court, beloved wife of the late Harry, much loved mother of Lesley and Stephen, mother in law of Eddie and Debbie, much loved grandy of Oliver and Gabrielle and loving sister of Gill. Funeral Tuesday April 30th service at the Gwent Crematorium at 3pm. Family flowers only, donations in lieu payable to Velindre Hospital may be sent c/o Tovey Bros., 9/11 Cardiff Road, Newport. NP20 2EH. Mourning clothes not necessary.
DAVIES Edna (nee Blake) Dearest sister of Ernie, Tess, Brenda, Joan, Janet and the late Barbara. Much loved aunt of their families. Goodnight, God Bless.
BALLINGER (Mark Hubert David) Died 21st April 1996. You are always in my thoughts. Love Mum.
COUGHLAN (Joan) Mamma, Mondays and Thursdays will never be the same. See you in my dreams. Love you always. Tracy, Kyle, Keiron. This feels so wrong, I'm broken. Don't sleep well. (Party hard my Joanie). Julie, Cooney, Kylie, Katrice. Mam, through the tears, I'm smiling. Goodnight, God Bless your baby boy Sean, Lisa, Chelsea, Cian, Ruby. "We wish you luck as we wave you goodbye". XXX
COUGHLAN (Joan) No more pain Dal. "You fought a good fight". I learned a lesson from you. "Dignity". Goodnight, not goodbye. Your loving husband Billy. x
COUGHLAN (Joan) Words cannot describe how much I miss you Nan. I've lost my best friend. Sleep tight my Angel, until we meet again. All our love your heartbroken grandaughter, Kylie, Kyle and "Bump". xxx
UPDATE: Traffic is now moving again following the chaos caused by a crash in the Brynglas tunnel this morning..
DAN Lydiate wants one more win as a Newport Gwent Dragon after enjoying an emotional and victorious Rodney Parade farewell.
A SCATHING war of words between Caerphilly county's two largest parties over the pay scandal broke out over the weekend after Labour claimed Plaid were trying to destroy the council.
NEWPORT County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh has dismissed the idea that Grimsby Town have earned a psychological advantage for the play-offs with victory on Saturday.
NATHAN Cleverly is on a collision course with legendary five-weight world champion Bernard Hopkins, but not before a final pit stop this July.