Young mum saves woman from Newport bridge

South Wales Argus:

9:47am Monday 28th July 2014

A MOTHER-of-two has been praised after she talked a suicidal 19-year-old woman down from Newport Bridge by sharing her own story of how she fought depression.

Firefighters rescue bleeding dog from riverbank

South Wales Argus:

9:21am Monday 28th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS rescued a dog that was trapped and bleeding in Newport.

Gwent heroin gang made to pay back profits

South Wales Argus: JAILED: Two Newport men were sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court yesterday for importing mephedrone

6:31am Monday 28th July 2014

A GROUP of men who brought at least £50,000-worth of heroin to Newport from Bristol were ordered to pay back some of the profits, with two told to pay back just £1 each.

Newport school closure for Nato summit

South Wales Argus: Uniforms are among the regular costs to pay to get your child back in the classroom.

6:16am Monday 28th July 2014

AS FEW as seven Newport schools could be fully open during September's two-day Nato summit at Celtic Manor, as fears over "major disruption" along the M4 corridor cause head teachers and governors to close schools and take inset days instead.

ARGUS COMMENT: Good luck, Mr Mayor

South Wales Argus: EDITORIAL COMMENT: Mandela's words are his lasting legacy

9:07am Monday 28th July 2014

WE wish Newport mayor Matthew Evans all the luck in the world with his grand plan to gather the city's 'finest' together in one place to raise money for charity.

Breaking news Caerphilly girl, 14, missing

South Wales Argus: APPEAL: Bonnie Rose Clarke has been missing since Friday

8:56am Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE are today appealing for information to locate a 14-year-old girl who has gone missing from her home in Caerphilly.

Wentwood Forest solar farm plan to go before council

South Wales Argus: Westmill Solar Farm – an example of how the solar project at Sevor Farm,  near South Marston, could look

7:45am Monday 28th July 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL application for a 45 acre solar farm near one of Wales’ largest ancient forest will go before a planning committee in August despite protest from more than 100 campaigners.

Thousands line Monmouth streets for carnival

South Wales Argus: The Pasty Heaven team take part in the Monmouth bed race (8639475)

5:02am Monday 28th July 2014

CARNIVAL fever reached Monmouth yesterday as a colourful parade made its way through the town, before its popular Bed Race made a return to the annual proceedings.

Blaenau Gwent horse and dog show

South Wales Argus: ON THE RUN: Llanfilo Confetti puts on a show

6:34am Monday 28th July 2014

POOCHES and ponies paraded at the park in Cwm for the annual Blaenau Gwent Horse and Dog Show at Cwm Welfare Ground.

Newport County fun day at Rodney Parade

South Wales Argus: The Newport County family fun day at Rodney Parade after County beat AFC Carl Zeiss Jena 1-0 (8632246)

6:02am Monday 28th July 2014

NEWPORT County fans had double cause for celebration on Saturday as they scored a victory against longstanding rival Carl Zeiss Jena before enjoying a fun day at Rodney Parade.

Gwent company launches investigation into drug scandal

South Wales Argus: Sports nutritionist Darren Foote of Brynmawr is providing his 'Mountain Fuel' energy drinks to HRH Prince Harry's South Pole trek team (1756119)

5:47am Monday 28th July 2014

THE Gwent company behind a supplement used by two Welsh athletes at the centre of the Commonwealth Games doping scandal have launched an internal investigation.

Towed car crashes after coming loose

South Wales Argus: Courtney Barrett’s car has been written off after the RAC failed to attach the tow correctly, it came off and the car careered into another one on the A4042. Courtney is pictured at Usk Garage with her grandmother Bonita Barratt and her damaged car.

5:32am Monday 28th July 2014

AN ELDERLY woman was taken to hospital after the broken-down car she was being towed in came loose and smashed head-on into an oncoming car.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

South Wales Argus: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

11:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

THE NEWSDESK: Back the athletes putting in the hard yards away from our TV screens

South Wales Argus: Wales's Elena Allen in action on her way to a Silver Medal in the Skeet Women Final at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Carnoustie, during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday July 25, 2014. See PA stor

1:48pm Sunday 27th July 2014

THE best thing about the Commonwealth Games, for me, isn't the appearance of sporting superstars like Usain Bolt.

IT'S THE WEEKEND: The Weekend Recipe - Fresh Strawberry and Black Pepper Lassi by South Wales freelance vegetarian chef Shaheen Sutton

South Wales Argus: (8569670)

12:32pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Lassi is appearing all over now as an alternative cooling drink to milkshakes on many trend setting café menu's across South Wales, but its a cooling yoghurt based drink that has been enjoyed by those from South Asian communities, especially around the fasting Ramadan season.

IT'S THE WEEKEND: Family Fun - Try out the attractions at Cantref Adventure Park

South Wales Argus: FUN:  Bottle Feeding

10:31am Sunday 27th July 2014

Get the whole family involved in an exciting day out at CANTREF ADVENTURE PARK in Brecon this summer as SOPHIE BROWNSON reports.

IT'S THE WEEKEND: Food and drink - Rapeseed oil: the healthier cooking oil?

1:34pm Sunday 27th July 2014

New research suggests rapeseed oil can reduce heart problems. CARYS THOMAS researches the benefits of the oil.

IT'S THE WEEKEND: LIfe in The Grey Lane by Nigel Corten

South Wales Argus: (8561569)

9:29am Sunday 27th July 2014

THESE days I try not to spend too much time piloting the armchair. I'll save that for when I start to feel old. Till then, I’ll keep strolling up and down the fairways, in search of a half-decent round of golf.

Appeal launched for Gaza and Israel

9:12am Sunday 27th July 2014

THE British Red Cross has launched an appeal to help provide medical assistance in Israel and Gaza.

Jobs under threat at Newport recycling plant

South Wales Argus:

8:40am Saturday 26th July 2014

ALMOST 100 jobs are under threat at a Newport recycling facility whose parent company has called it “commercially unattractive”.

IT'S THE WEEKEND: The Monmouthshire woman making art from felt

South Wales Argus: FELT: Collier's Row

8:28am Saturday 26th July 2014

It may normally be associated with children's play time, but felt is also being used to create stunning works of art by one Monmouthshire woman. JEN MILLS reports.

IT'S THE WEEKEND: The Great Outdoors - Where to skateboard in Gwent

South Wales Argus: Nathan Price strutts his stuff at the Abergavenny Youth and Community centre skate jam event (8462222)

4:32pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SOPHIE BROWNSON takes a look at where to find some of the best ramps and half-pipes for skateboarders, BMX riders and those riding scooters.

Residents get say as council faces cuts

5:45pm Saturday 26th July 2014

RESIDENTS across Caerphilly county borough will get the chance to help shape the way the council delivers services during the next few years, as it faces unprecedented budget cuts.

IT'S THE WEEKEND: Shopping with Keiligh Baker - Summer beauty products

3:28pm Saturday 26th July 2014

BOB Marley sang: "Sun is shining, the weather is sweet/ Make you want to move your dancing feet".

Gwent producers scoop awards

South Wales Argus:

3:10pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A BLAENAVON cheese company scooped three awards at this year’s Royal Welsh Show.

Trevethin shops has a £1.6 million transformation

South Wales Argus:

2:20pm Saturday 26th July 2014

AROUND 100 people gathered to watch the official opening of the new £1.6 million social enterprise development, shops and new police office in Trevethin.

Council to debate FGM motion

South Wales Argus: Cllr Gail Giles. cabinet member for licensing and statutory functionslaunching cold calling zone in Malpas. Pictured is Cllr Gail Giles on Wavell Drive in Malpas. (5439371)

2:15pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A NEWPORT councillor will put forward a proposal to introduce a campaign and a zero-tolerance Charter against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) following a shocking report from the Home Office.

Newport school could expand after merger

12:54pm Saturday 26th July 2014

PLANNING permission is being sought for a major expansion of a junior school site in Newport, which will allow the physical completion of a merger with the neighbouring infants school.

Cwmbran car evening raises £600 for charity

South Wales Argus: A Motorsport evening was held at Newtown Motors by the Forresters Car Club to raise money for St David's Hospice.  Pictured are some vintage vehicles on display. (8591431)

12:37pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A GWENT-based car club raised £600 for charity by hosting a special event on Thursday evening.

WEEKENDER: Games’ feelgood spirit is a lesson for football

South Wales Argus: Members of the England team arrive during the 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony at Celtic Park, Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 23, 2014. See PA story COMMONWEALTH Ceremony. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA

12:18pm Saturday 26th July 2014

WHEN I was a boy, the Commonwealth Games was as much an exercise in geography as a feast of sporting entertainment.

Children ask Nato summit leaders for peace and no poverty

South Wales Argus: (8608658)

11:17am Saturday 26th July 2014

PRIMARY school pupils from two Newport schools have been given the chance to pen personal messages for the Nato world leaders ahead of the summit in September.

Witnesses are called by Tory AM in libel case

11:04am Saturday 26th July 2014

FIVE witnesses were called by Gwent Conservative AM Mohammad Asghar yesterday as he pursues libel action with another man against five members of the Newport Muslim community.

Councillors' plea to protect Newport courses

South Wales Argus: ARGUS-PENDRE   26-06-96

10:17am Saturday 26th July 2014

NEWPORT councillors will urge university chiefs to keep courses in the city and surrounding areas, including the campus in Caerleon, at a meeting on Tuesday.

Rodney Parade to host County fun day

South Wales Argus: CAST IRON SUPPORT A small group of the Carl Zeiss Jenna supporters turn up for their teams training session at Undy Athletic Club (8606120)

8:21am Saturday 26th July 2014

A FUN day at Rodney Parade will see acts perform on a sound system that was used during the Glastonbury festival.

Woman sees cat mauled to death by dog

South Wales Argus: Pontypool police in bid to cut car crime

10:10am Friday 25th July 2014

CWMBRAN pet owners have said they are terrified after a woman was awoken in the middle of the night by the sounds of her cat being mauled to death.

Inquest into death of Newport dad and Argus worker

South Wales Argus: Ben Caplan (3169317)

9:55am Friday 25th July 2014

AN inquest into the death of “generous, lovely” Newport dad and South Wales Argus worker Ben Caplan heard the cause of death was drowning with alcohol and drugs a possible contributing factor.

One injured in Gilwern crash

South Wales Argus:

8:04am Friday 25th July 2014

ONE person was injured after a crash in Gilwern.

Free safety check finds 53% of child car seats ‘unsafe’

10:16pm Friday 25th July 2014

MORE than half of all child car seats checked by Caerphilly Council’s Trading Standards department were found to have failed a safety test.

Abergavenny woman, 92, gets online

9:13pm Friday 25th July 2014

A MELIN resident recently became the latest silver surfer at the age of 99 thanks to the housing association’s digital inclusion work.

Newport staff make gruelling bike ride for cancer cause

7:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

A NEWPORT manufacturing company has completed a charity bike ride for Macmillan Cancer Support, raising over £3,500.

WORK EXPERIENCE: Our reporter is a farm hand

South Wales Argus: Work Experience - Fran Gillett at Greenmeadow Community Farm in Cwmbran. Fran gets a freshly laid egg from one of the farm's chickens. (8551737)

6:24pm Friday 25th July 2014

ALTHOUGH he has only been there just over a year, farm assistant Dean Roderick knows the story of each of the animals at Greenmeadow Community Farm off by heart.

Jury sent home in Trinant murder case

South Wales Argus:

5:19pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE jury in the trial of a Trinant man accused of murdering his friend has been sent home for the weekend.

GLC to play Usk festival

South Wales Argus: Goldie Looking Chain (8577418)

5:12pm Friday 25th July 2014

AN USK hotel will host some of the UK’s most popular bands at its weekend festival next month, including Newport's Goldie Looking Chain.

6 things to do in Gwent this weekend

South Wales Argus: The fireworks over the castle at last year's event

5:27pm Friday 25th July 2014

Newport County fun day - after Newport County's game against Carl-Zeiss Jena, fans can enjoy a fun day at Rodney Parade from 4pm on Saturday.

Pontypool man to publish fourth novel

South Wales Argus: Author Craig Evans with his first book Harm's Way

4:07pm Friday 25th July 2014

A PONTYPOOL graphic designer who has a passion for writing is set to publish his fourth novel.

Caldicot care home in running for garden award

South Wales Argus: Cherry Tree care home, in Caldicot (8572197)

3:21pm Friday 25th July 2014

A MONMOUTHSHIRE care home had its garden judged yesterday as part of a nationwide care home competition.

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Four killed as troops fire on Dublin rioters

South Wales Argus:

3:30pm Friday 25th July 2014

An appalling sequel to a successful gun running exploit by the Irish volunteers at Howth some ten miles from the capital occurred.

New rugby kit for 'scruffy' Newport team

South Wales Argus: Millbrook Primary School rugby team received new kit from the international engineering company Laing O'Rourke.  Pictured with the new team colours from centre left Cllr Kevin Whitehead, Dan Johnson and Paul Ramshaw. (8250901)

2:29pm Friday 25th July 2014

A NEWPORT councillor has given a school rugby team a new kit after they were too embarrassed to pose for photos in their old scruffy outfit.

Monmouth Festival kicks off

South Wales Argus: Monmouth Carnival
Crowds (8578659)

1:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

A MAJOR free music festival will start in Monmouth today.

Residents told of Nato summit security

South Wales Argus: LIVE: Newport council debate Celtic Manor conference centre

12:21pm Friday 25th July 2014

The NATO summit in Newport will be the biggest security event the UK police has ever seen, residents of Caerleon were told by a senior police officer Wednesday night at a public Q&A on the September summit.

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