5:32am Friday 2nd December 2016
A PROJECT hopes to uncover stories of the hundreds of Newport men from Lysaghts steelworks who went to fight on the First World War. MARTIN WADE finds out more.
9:55am Wednesday 30th November 2016
I grew up in Newport in the Baneswell area as the youngest of two children.
7:03am Friday 25th November 2016
Newport has a special connection with the sea and hundreds of her sons lost their lives there in the service of the Merchant Navy in the two world wars.
1:38pm Tuesday 22nd November 2016
Every September when the new school year comes around there’s always a bit of controversy that comes with it. School uniforms.
5:39am Friday 18th November 2016
A HUNDRED years ago today, the bloodiest battle the British Army had ever fought was brought to a close. MARTIN WADE tells how the Battle of the Somme was ended.
8:28am Friday 11th November 2016
IN THE first years of peace after the end of the First World War, cities, towns and villages across the country erected monuments to their dead. They all had suffered and had seen many of their men march to war never to return. Many of those who did come back bore terrible scars, both physical and mental. The memorials were an expression in stone of the trauma visited on these places.
11:31am Wednesday 9th November 2016
Former Caerphilly and Islwyn mayor, Michael Gray, recently retired as a councillor for Cross Keys area after 30 years of service. Chris Binding investigates.
8:10am Friday 4th November 2016
HE is a man whose name is known across Newport and Gwent for his role in the Chartist uprising. We know him for this, the square and now the school named after him, but how much do we really know about John Frost? MARTIN WADE investigates.
9:34pm Monday 31st October 2016
Thirteen years after the idea was first mooted, Gwent's Specialist and Critical Care Centre was finally given the go ahead today. ANDY RUTHERFORD looks back at the project's long genesis, and forward to what it will mean for the area's health services.
6:45am Friday 28th October 2016
IT WAS a prize which had eluded Newport before, but 15 years ago the town launched a bid to become a city. MARTIN WADE looks back on Newport’s quest to become a city.
8:05am Thursday 27th October 2016
Cwmbran’s Henllys Church in Wales Primary School is a small, but lively school. ALICE ROSE reports.
7:40am Friday 21st October 2016
Pit villages in South Wales were all too familiar with the danger that mining brought. Until the Aberfan disaster, it was the men underground who faced this peril.
7:40am Friday 21st October 2016
In the days following the disaster, the Argus told of how people had warned of how unsafe the tip was and how the NCB tried to avoid blame for the tragedy. But that blackest of times had seen the people of Gwent and South Wales show great selflessness.
6:13am Thursday 20th October 2016
Fifty years ago tomorrow, one of the worst disasters ever to happen in Wales saw 116 children and 28 adults die when 150,000 tonnes of coal waste slid down a hillside into the village of Aberfan. A soldier who led a rescue party tells MARTIN WADE of the hellish task that faced them.
5:24am Friday 14th October 2016
An act of bravery by a Newport soldier 100 years ago this month saved the lives of many at a notorious army camp, MARTIN WADE tells this fascinating tale of heroism.
6:09am Thursday 13th October 2016
HIDDEN just out of the way of the historic town of Chepstow and situated next to the leisure centre is Chepstow School.
7:06am Wednesday 12th October 2016
Blitz survivor and chairwoman of the Newbridge Memorial Hall trustees, Barbara Bevan, talks about her life from London to Gwent.
6:15am Friday 7th October 2016
On this day 75 years ago a Newport street was destroyed and eleven people killed in a night of carnage when German planes brought death to Rogerstone. MARTIN WADE recalls the attack on Park Avenue.
8:05am Thursday 6th October 2016
IN our regular School of the Week feature we visit a primary or secondary school in Gwent to showcase the work they are doing.
6:06am Tuesday 4th October 2016
THE number of people with tattoos has increased in recent years but have attitudes changed to how they are perceived in the workplace? CARYS THOMAS investigates.