Newport man jailed for slamming partner's head into wall

South Wales Argus: Newport Crown Court

9:52am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEWPORT man has been sentenced to 11 months imprisonment for a 10 minute assault in which he slammed his partner’s head into a wall.

Firefighters free man trapped in toilet

South Wales Argus: Two injured in Pontymister crash on A467

8:11am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A FIRE crew from Malpas had to rescue a man after he was trapped in a bathroom this morning.

MP hopes Nato declaration will tackle 'major' global issues

7:27pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE declaration made by world leaders at the end of the Nato summit should include a promise to resist Russian 'land grabbing', a Newport MP has said.

Caerphilly council gets new interim chief

South Wales Argus: Caerphilly County Borough Council HQ

6:34pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW interim chief executive has been appointed at Caerphilly council.

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Decision on M4 relief road sparks new row

South Wales Argus: POLITICS Wales 105430 (2282705)

6:19pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LAST week's announcement that the Welsh Government is backing a new motorway across the Gwent Levels provoked a backlash from critics and was welcomed by those backing the "black route". So what happens now? JEN MILLS reports.

PCC welcomes new code of police ethics

5:19pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW Code of Ethics has been welcomed by both the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent and the Chief Constable of Gwent Police Force.

YOUR AM WRITES: Newport West AM Rosemary Butler

4:12pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Summer is finally here, and it’s the perfect time to take advantage of the many exciting things to see and do in Newport.

Newport remembers the First World War

South Wales Argus: Send The Westmorland Gazette your stories from the First World War

3:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NEWPORT will be commemorating the 100 anniversary of the First World War with an array of events and ceremonies.

Meals on Wheels could be scrapped

1:45pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE Meals on Wheels service in Caerphilly county borough could be scrapped in order to save the local authority more than £250,000 a year.

TV's Kate Humble opens Gwent farm shop

South Wales Argus: OPENING: Kate Humble with Trellech Primary school pupils at the opening of the new farm shop and cafe at Humble by Nature in Monmouthshire

1:19pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WILDLIFE presenter Kate Humble launched a farm shop and cafe with the help of Monmouthshire pupils.

Newport Brownie and mum have royal time at palace

South Wales Argus: BROWNIE BIRTHDAY: Millie Leadley and her mum Alexandra

1:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEWPORT brownie and her mum have spent the day at Buckingham Palace with the Queen, the Countess of Wessex and tennis star Laura Robson during a birthday party for the brownies.

NOW AND THEN: A Newport scene

South Wales Argus:

12:57pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

This week we feature a scene from Newport.

Thousands raised at match in mum’s memory

South Wales Argus: Baby Hallie-Rose Charity Football Match between Newport County Development XI and Caerleon Town AFC.  Pictured sleeping in a Newport County top is Baby Hallie-Rose. (8400286)

12:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds were raised at a fundraising football match over the weekend in memory of Pontypool mum Caroline Howarth.

NOW AND THEN: Carnegie library in Corporation Road, Newport

South Wales Argus:

12:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

I GREW up across the road from this building. It’s Carnegie library in Corporation Road, Newport.

Newport student sets up autism school in Uganda

South Wales Argus: HARD WORK: Fredrick Sembatya, who studied at the university’s Caerleon campus, devotes his time to raising awareness of autism in the East African country.

11:50am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A MASTERS student from the University of South Wales’ Caerleon campus has set up a school for autistic children in his home country of Uganda.

Crumlin school celebrates good report

South Wales Argus: WELL DONE: Crumlin High Level Primary School pupils celebrate a good Estyn report.

11:20am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A VALLEYS primary school is celebrating the end of the summer term with a good report from Estyn inspectors.

Murder accused thought wound was not serious

South Wales Argus: Trinant murder trial: Jury shown knives which could have been used in incident

9:48am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A TRINANT man said the fatal stab wound he inflicted on his friend “didn’t seem that serious”, a court heard yesterday.

Pye Corner station work is on target

South Wales Argus: RAIL REVERSAL: Blaenau Gwent AM Alun Davies says a rail link from Ebbw Vale to Newport is not in the best interest of the Valleys

8:43am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ROGERSTONE councillors say that work on Pye Corner train station which began last March is due to be completed later this year.

Tributes to Newport's "nurse in a million"

South Wales Argus: MUCH MISSED: Margaret Went, who died suddenly last Monday

8:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TRIBUTES have been flooding in to a “nurse in a million”, charity volunteer and former ward sister from Newport who died suddenly last week.

Gwent Police must improve says report

South Wales Argus: Gwent Police Chief Constable Jeff Farrar

7:19am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FINANCIAL improvements need to be made by Gwent Police according to a report by HMIC published today.

Woman loses eight stone to pursue kayak dream

South Wales Argus: WEIGHT LOSS Sam Standerwick of Tredegar who has lost a dramatic  eight stone  (8443163)

6:24am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A WOMAN who was so unfit she was having trouble kayaking has lost eight stone and turned her life around in less than two years.

‘999? I haven't got enough money for the train' 14 bizarre reasons to call an ambulance

South Wales Argus:

6:20am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Really. Here are some of the bizarre reasons why some people in Wales have rung 999.

999 timewasters 'putting lives at risk'

South Wales Argus: New ambulance and A&E targets for care quality

6:07am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A WOMAN in Newport called 999 after finding she didn’t have enough money to buy a train ticket.

Cwmbran Congress set for refurb as fundraising target is hit

South Wales Argus:

5:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CHAMPAGNE was flowing at Cwmbran’s Congress Theatre as the volunteers reached their target of £100,000 for the refurbishment of the building.

Jogger saves sleeping man from fire

South Wales Argus: Steve Arnold, 18, was on a jog when he saw smoke so called the fire brigade before smashing down the door to put out the fire. Because of him he saved a man who was asleep upstairs in the house. Pictured is Steve Arnold near his home in Sudbrook. (8359920

5:14am Monday 21st July 2014

AN 18-year-old Monmouthshire student who was out for an evening jog saved a sleeping man from a fire after seeing smoke and kicking down the door.

Nurse accused of groping appears before hearing

South Wales Argus:

5:38pm Monday 21st July 2014

A nurse accused of groping a colleague at mental health units in Ebbw Vale has appeared before a professional conduct committee.

Police advice on protecting your property

7:47pm Monday 21st July 2014

CRIMINAL Damage Awareness Month launches in Blaenau Gwent this week aiming to raise awareness on how to protect property from thieves.

Tredegar to mark Great War centenary

6:18pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE Great War centenary is to be marked by a full programme of events at Bedwellty House and Park in Tredegar next month.

PCC art contest winners revealed

South Wales Argus: WINNER: 1st  Prize poster by Ellicia-Mai Jones for Trinant Primary School

5:46pm Monday 21st July 2014

YOUNGSTERS from Gwent have helped their school win a share of £1,000 from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office as part of a substance abuse awareness poster competition.

'Heartbroken' family’s plea to find mum's rings after cancer death

South Wales Argus: HEARTBROKEN: Keith Chung, right, with daughter Leiona and son Koby, behind with wife Sian who died on Friday and whose rings have been lost (8445523)

4:52pm Monday 21st July 2014

A CWMCARN man has made a desperate appeal to help find his wife's wedding rings which were lost shortly after her death last week.

Cwmbran dog walk helps disabled mum's cause

South Wales Argus: A community dog walk was held around Cwmbran boating lake, to raise funds for a bed ridden mum in Talywain.  Pictured are event organisers from left Leighton 5, Craig Green, Heather Whitehurst with their dogs Narla and Kayto. (8395552)

4:27pm Monday 21st July 2014

DOZENS of dogs and their owners walked through Cwmbran at the weekend to raise funds for a woman suffering from Stiff Person Syndrome.

YOUR MP WRITES: Islwyn MP Chris Evans

South Wales Argus: Islwyn MP visits reopened Cwmcarn High School

4:06pm Monday 21st July 2014

THIS past month I was honoured to be elected chair of the Down’s Syndrome All Party Parliamentary Group.

Trio to drive 10,000 miles from Newport to Mongolia

South Wales Argus: Victoria Griffiths, Gareth Griffiths and Will Morgan are driving to Mongolia for Welsh children’s charity Latch and are hoping to raise £2,000 (8360018)

3:29pm Monday 21st July 2014

THREE friends are taking the trip of a lifetime as they set off on a 10,000-mile charity drive from Newport to Mongolia.

Hundreds run in Pontypool 10k race

South Wales Argus: The Mic MOrris 10K race took place from Blaenavon finishing at Pontypool Park.  Pictured is the start of the race. (8397975)

2:54pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE fifth year of the Mic Morris 10k race saw nearly 500 runners don their trainers to raise money for Torfaen’s talented young sports people.

Gwent pair get disabled flying scholarship

South Wales Argus: FLYING: Amanda and Paul receive their scholarships from Prince Faisal and Air Chief Marshal Sir Andrew Pulford

2:30pm Monday 21st July 2014

TWO Gwent people are flying high after being given the opportunity to take part in a flying scholarship.

ARGUS COMMENT: Pan blaze rescue teen is hero

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

1:57pm Monday 21st July 2014

TEENAGE rugby player Steve Arnold was just out for an evening jog when what started out as his normal training run got his pulse racing faster than normal.

Newport kid raises hundreds for St David's Hospice Care

South Wales Argus: CLIMB : (L-R) Tom Porter, Christopher Davies, Dave Hond, Jason Young, Max Woodman, Jerrard French, Mitchell Davies, Evie Hond, Chris Bridges, Jasmine Bridges, Katy French, Isabel Young, Millie Woodman and Aryton French.

1:55pm Monday 21st July 2014

AN 11-year-old girl who reached reach dizzying heights for charity when she climbed Snowdon in memory of a family relative, has raised more than £400 for charity.

Caerleon pub owners: ‘We're here to stay’

South Wales Argus: Pictured outside the Bell Inn are staff and owners from left Lee Taylor, Rickie Ash and Lee Selway. (8399851)

1:49pm Monday 21st July 2014

OWNERS of a Newport pub have hit back at speculation that it is set to close.

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: War clouds overhang Europe

South Wales Argus:

2:10pm Monday 21st July 2014

Once more the war clouds overhang Europe as the result of the Austro-Hungarian note to Serbia.

Litter campaigns 'not working' ex-mayor

South Wales Argus: DENIAL: Chepstow is not the town of Pagford featuring in JK Rowling’s new novel

12:37pm Monday 21st July 2014

A FORMER mayor of Chepstow has blasted tactics to tackle anti-social behaviour and litter in the town centre.

Gwent strongman who raised £45k retires

South Wales Argus: Mike Williams with the truck he pulled

12:37pm Monday 21st July 2014

A GWENT-BORN strongman who raised a total of £45,000 for charity after the death of both his parents from cancer is retiring after almost 20 years.

Man who breached prison licence found

12:22pm Monday 21st July 2014

TYLER Cook, 19, from Argoed, who police wanted to find as he had breached his licence conditions has been located and arrested and is in the custody of the prison service.

Knockout success at Undy fun day

South Wales Argus: Tesco's Magor Distribution Centre held a Undy Fun Day to raise money for Diabetes UK.  Pictured is Bumper Ball football at the fun day. (8402197)

11:23am Monday 21st July 2014

MORE than 1,000 people turned out at Undy Fun Day yesterday for a madcap game of ‘It’s a Knockout’ at the town’s athletic club.

Crowds see classic buses in Ebbw Vale

South Wales Argus: Classic buses arrived in Ebbw Vale town centre for the day.  Pictured are some of the single decker buses on Market Street. (8395721)

10:21am Monday 21st July 2014

MORE than 1,000 people gathered in Ebbw Vale on Saturday for the third annual classic bus show in the town centre.

Newport regeneration 'going well' - report

South Wales Argus: Friars Walk development as of 11th June 2014.  Pictured in the backgorund are large steel frames being erected, where Debenhams will be built. (7073350)

9:44am Monday 21st July 2014

“STRONG and positive progress” towards Newport’s regeneration has been made over the past year, according to a council report.

Memorial misspells name of Newport Docks Disaster victim

South Wales Argus: John and Avril Hathway lost a relative in the Newport Docks Disaster, Frederick Francis Methyr Hathway. His name has been misspelled as Hathaway. Pictured is John Hathway with the plaque containing the spelling mistake. (7881529)

9:20am Monday 21st July 2014

THE relative of a man who was killed in the Newport Docks Disaster says his distant cousin’s name is misspelled on a memorial, and believes it is disrespectful it won’t be corrected.

QUIZ: How well do you know your area?

South Wales Argus: Argus-Mark   Reporter-   10-08-12
Generic Newport city centre
Commercial Street (1134576)

3:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

WHAT proportion of people in Newport are Christian? How many people in Abergavenny have a degree? Take this quiz and test your knowledge.

Abercarn teenager raised over £2,000 for Sick Children's Trust

South Wales Argus: Callista Dowling fundraising for The Sick Children's Trust. Pictured is Callista at home in Abercarn. (6683216)

6:16am Monday 21st July 2014

AN ABERCARN teen who underwent a life-changing operation to correct an 85 degree curvature of her spine which could have paralysed her or claimed her life, is overjoyed after raising more than £2,000 for the charity which helped her.

Man smashed glass bottle into teen's face

South Wales Argus: Gwent Police Logo2.jpg

7:11pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A NEWPORT teenager suffered multiple facial injuries after a man smashed a bottle into his face yesterday.

Hundreds gather at match in memory of Pontypool mum

South Wales Argus: Baby Hallie-Rose Charity Football Match between Newport County Development XI and Caerleon Town AFC.  Pictured sleeping in a Newport County top is Baby Hallie-Rose. (8400286)

4:49pm Sunday 20th July 2014

HUNDREDS of people came to Newport’s Coronation Park today to watch a charity football match in memory of Pontypool mum Caroline Howarth.







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