This bi-monthly, glossy mag is packed with features about the county from arts and crafts to food and drink. We chat to local people, list local events, visit local landmarks and help you enjoy all the fantastic things Monmouthshire has to offer.
Monmouthshire is a beautiful county incorporating mountains in the north and the Wye Valley to the east. It counts Abergavenny, Monmouth, Chepstow and Usk among its towns and is packed with fantastic pubs and restaurants, places to go for scenic walks, interesting independent shops, and as much history as any one could want.
8:46am Wednesday 29th March 2017
I was born in 1940 in Abertillery and it was just my parents, my sister and me.
8:24am Friday 24th March 2017
For every scheme, like Friars Walk, which gets off the ground, there are many more which have stayed firmly on the drawing board. MARTIN WADE looks back on the visions of future Gwent.
7:03am Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Jessica Morden became the first women in Gwent ever to be elected to Parliament when she won the Newport East seat in 2005.
7:27am Friday 17th March 2017
Newport has seen a huge variety of ships come and go over the years. From paddle steamers to sailing ships and cable layers - they've all come here. The Argus has often been there to photograph them too. Here MARTIN WADE delves in the archive to tell the stories of some of our sea-going visitors.
9:31am Thursday 16th March 2017
GEORGETOWN Primary School in Tredegar is much-valued school within the small community that it serves.
1:37pm Thursday 16th March 2017
WE HAVE been asked to point out that in a School of the Week article published in the South Wales Argus on Thursday, we incorrectly spelled the name of Georgetown Primary School head teacher Amanda Hulbert.
6:04am Wednesday 15th March 2017
“I GREW up in Newport, just over the bridge. Over Somerton Bridge and by the Black Horse. Born there in 1947, worst winter on record or something like that. I turn 70 in a few weeks, on March 30.
9:29pm Monday 6th March 2017
INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day (IWD) is an annual event which celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women.
8:12am Friday 3rd March 2017
These aerial views of Newport paint a fascinating picture of how the city has changed. MARTIN WADE looks at aerial views of Newport’s history.
5:08am Wednesday 1st March 2017
KIRSTY Mabbott is a United Reformed Church Minister at St David's Church in Bettws. The minister also identifies herself as queer- an umbrella term to describe individuals who don’t identify as straight and/or who have a non-normative gender identity, or as a political affiliation - and uses the pronouns "ze" (instead of she) and "hir" (instead of her).
11:16am Tuesday 28th February 2017
DOMESTIC abuse is largely seen as an invisible crime.
8:02am Friday 24th February 2017
SOME of the shops here have gone, some have returned and some have changed but they all give a fascinating snapshot of Newport from over 35 years ago.
8:02am Thursday 16th February 2017
TWO weeks after the release of the annual school banding ratings, pupils at Pembroke Primary School pupils are singing Celebrate good times - and with good reason.
1:53pm Wednesday 15th February 2017
“Jack was your typical teenager. He was very sporty, he was very intelligent, had a messy room sometimes, he was a typical boy. He was loving and always looked out for people.
9:43am Friday 10th February 2017
ON Thursday, February 6, 1890, around three hundred men left their homes in the tight terraced streets of Torfaen, never to return.
12:01pm Tuesday 7th February 2017
From March 1, any motorist caught using a handheld device while driving will receive six points on their driving licence and a £200 fine.
9:29am Friday 3rd February 2017
The discovery of five letters to a Newport home from 1916 have shed light on one family’s heart-breaking loss. MARTIN WADE investigates the letters to the parents of Lance Corporal Alfred Morgan.
6:04am Thursday 2nd February 2017
A NEWPORT school which has some of the top grades in the country reveals how it achieves highly.
12:01pm Wednesday 1st February 2017
“I spent my childhood and teenage years going in and out of care.
9:02am Friday 27th January 2017
WARSHIP Weeks were one of the ways British people were asked to help pay for Britain’s war effort during the Second World War. In a frenzy of fundraising, towns across Britain dug deep and raised tens and hundreds of thousands of pounds.