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COSTLY: A petition has been started calling on the Severn Bridge toll fees to be cut for commuters

Petition calling for PM to scrap Severn Bridge toll charges reaches nearly 5,000

Ambulance 999 calls shake up

UPDATE: Radical shake-up of 999 calls sees introduction of traffic light system

SHOW: Chris Royles as El Custodio

Man battles back from horrific freak injury to live wrestling dream

VICTIM: An alleged victim of historic child abuse at the hands of a former Newport head teacher has appealed for other victims to come forward

Alleged victim of historic sex abuse at hands of Newport head teacher appeals for victims to come forward

COUNCIL: At the last council meeting cabinet member for children and young people, Cllr Liz Hacket Pain, said the school had spent £426,000 on redundancy payments to staff in 2013-14

Council spends £1.3 million on Monmouthshire schools redundancies, figures show

FOOD SAFETY: Richard Eklof, who owns Wigmore’s Bakery on St Mary’s Street in Monmouth, pleaded guilty to five breaches of regulations at a hearing on July 17

Bakery owner finded for breaching food safety regulations

BT warned the issues could last into next week

Phone and internet problems for BT broadband customers

Flood prevention works started as housing development at former Tredegar Park golf course edges closer

Flood prevention works start as housing development at former Tredegar Park golf course edges closer

TRIBUTE: Staff and members of the Alzheimer’s Society craft group in Blackwood with Mr Davies’ wife, Dorothy, and daughter, Cheryl

Family tribute to former Detective Superintendent raises £1,400 for Alzheimer's Society

WALK: ResponsABLE Assistance, which works to help disabled people in developing countries and disaster zones, is set to walk the Transporter Bridge

Fundraising group set to walk Transporter Bridge in aid of disabled children in Kenya

GROTTO: the Pontypool Park structure fell into disrepair but underwent a Heritage Lottery restoration in the nineties

Victorian shell grotto to enjoy rare opening during bank holiday weekend

TRIBUTE: Trudy Jones was among the 38 people tragically killed when a gunman opened fire on tourists in Sousse on Friday, June 26

Carnival gives backing to Trudy Jones Trust Fund

POPULAR: Karl Baynton

Fundraiser for popular footballer from Caldicot

COURT: Matthew Smith, 33, appeared at Cardiff Crown Court after pleading guilty to a charge of fraud

Newport man spared prison after defrauding his former employers of £1,4000 worth of goods

CREMATORIUM: Local residents have campaigned against the plans

Public consultation on proposed Bassaleg crematorium was 'not publicised enough'

MUSEUM APPEAL: Pontypool Museum is appealing for old china sets and teapots to keep the premises going

Pontypool museum appeals for more china donations as fundraising battle continues

DELIGHTED: Joanne Jovicic, who works as an equine dental technician, feared she would have to quit her job due to her eye condition

Newport horse dentist has eyesight saved by pioneering surgery

DISTURBANCE: Caerphilly council are tackling anti-social behaviour

Council to tackle anti-social behaviour after needles found at bus stops

PRAISE: Newport East AM John Griffiths has praised the work of Home-Start Monmouthshire in his constituency

Minister praises Home-Start scheme

APPEAL Police are appealing for information after a woman had a bag snatched in New Inn

Police appeal after woman has bag snatched down a lane in New Inn

Pirate Captain Roger Francis and Pirate Darren Coldwell aboard the Mon & Brec Canals Trust Pirate Boat at Fourteen Locks

A "great day for pirates and volunteers"

Torfaen councillor Anthony Hunt is embarking on a series of bike challenges to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support (32381969)

Torfaen councillor tackles seven cycling challenges in aid of charity

FUN TIMES: Lillie Watson aged 7 from Rogiet (33451858)

Hundreds enjoy bike bash at Caldicot Castle

Assault in Chepstow

Assault in Chepstow

Copy Pic Andrew Tuggey the High Sheriff of Gwent with the Mayor of Swansea (30958546)

FIRST PERSON: High Sheriff of Gwent Andrew Tuggey

TRACE: Daniel Dyas

Help to trace man following Pontypool burglary

Llwyn Celyn (33515783)

Grant saves rare medieval house

Julie Ann Hughes

Missing Cwmbran woman located

Upper Cwmbran power cut

Upper Cwmbran power cut

Bikes stolen in Pontypool

Bikes stolen in Pontypool

Coleg Gwent childcare students with the Tomcat bike.

Students fundraise for £2,000 specialist bike for learning difficulties school

SAFE ZONE: Plans for a 'safe zone' for prostitutes in Pill are 'going nowhere' (picture posed by models)

UPDATE: Row over Pill prostitution 'safe zone' idea breaks out at council meeting

COURT CASE: Llanwermn Steelworks is included in the case

Former Gwent coke workers launching compensation claim win legal challenge

Woman rescued from under car taken to hospital

Woman rescued from under car taken to hospital

RESCUE:ire service crews from Duffryn and Malpas attended the scene on Grosvenor Road at 1.24pm

Woman taken to hospital after crash in Bassaleg

Residents in New Inn gather to protest over the councils decision not to cut the grass in the local playing fields turning them back to meadows (31886456)

Residents welcome council u-turn as 'thriving' green is returned to playing field

Gwent man denies intimidation charge after allegedly jumping on woman's car

Gwent man denies intimidation charge after allegedly jumping on woman's car

Family thank those who tried to save biker son after crash on Rover Way

Family thank those who tried to save biker son after crash on Rover Way

SAILING: MV Balmoral sailing past the Transporter Bridge

Popular pleasure steamer sails through Newport for the first time in four years

BUSINESS WOMEN: Kelli Aspland and Laura Griffin with their product

Cwmbran mums' sun cream invention hits the shelves

AWARDS: Caldicot Castle retained its Green Flag

Council celebrates hat-trick of Green Flag awards for parks

COURT: David McAllister, of Stanway Place, Ely, in Cardiff, pleaded guilty to the three offences which happened on February 16 this year in King Street, Ebbw Vale

Man admits wounding and assault charges after incident in Ebbw Vale

Cllr. Margaret Cornelius and Cllr David Williams at the proposed site of a new crematorium next to Bassaleg school  (33154775)

Plans for crematorium near school are 'inappropriate', warn Bassaleg residents

PROSTITUTE PLANS: Gwent Police are considering allowing people to work as prostitutes in a specific area of Pillgwenlly in Newport, away from houses, saying women already sell sex there (picture posed by model)

Pill prostitution 'safezone' plans would turn area into a 'ghetto', warn residents

TRANSFORMED: The Newbridge Memo, a memorial hall and miner's institute, has been restored to its former glory

Last chance to vote for Memo for lottery funding

DANGER: hemicals in the sap of giant hogweed can cause rashes, blisters and may require hospital treatment

Giant hogweed reports increase in Torfaen

PIERCING: Jayne Bryant is the Newport West Assembly Candidate for Labour

Newport West candidate backs health bill banning 'intimate' piercing of under 16s

RESCUED: The mare and her foal who are receiving treatment at The MacGregor Centre

Mare and foal enjoy new lease of life after being rescued by horse charity

TRAFFIC: he Welsh Government announced a series of public information exhibitions this autumn over the plans or an M4 relief road around Newport

Welsh Lib Dems urge local residents to share their views on M4 relief road plans

CAR CRIME: Items including drills, CD players, binoculars and a distinctive Liverpool FC lunchbox are believed to have been stolen from vehicles in Caldicot and Chepstow

Police appeal for owners of items stolen from cars to come forward

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