Live Security tightens around Newport for Nato summit

South Wales Argus:

9:28am Monday 1st September 2014

POLICE are on duty across Gwent this morning ahead of the Nato summit this week.

New Inn printing firm folds and more than 100 jobs are axed

South Wales Argus:

7:44pm Monday 1st September 2014

STAFF at a printing company face an uncertain future after their firm was said to have collapsed after struggling for years to weather the economic downturn.

CCTV: Police appeal after Newport betting shop robbery

South Wales Argus:

1:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

GWENT Police are re-appealing for information after a robbery at Ladbrokes on Chepstow Road, Newport which happened on Wednesday 6th August at around 9.35pm.

WW1 ARGUS ARCHIVE: 'Desperate' battle at Mons

South Wales Argus:

10:09pm Monday 1st September 2014

The battle began at Mons on Sunday, during which day and part of the night the Germans attack, which was stubbornly pressed and repeated, was completely checked on the British front.

Jazz festival held in Abergavenny

South Wales Argus: The Tony O'Malley Trio perform at Abergavenny Castle during the Wall2Wall jazz festival. (9834737)

7:21pm Monday 1st September 2014

A JAZZ festival was held over the weekend around Abergavenny.

Women ‘are ill-informed on female health’

6:19pm Monday 1st September 2014

A CHARITY has called for Welsh women to face up to "embarrassment" about gynaecological health as new charity survey reveals a lack of knowledge among women in the UK.

YOUR MP WRITES: Islwyn MP Chris Evans

South Wales Argus: Islwyn MP visits reopened Cwmcarn High School

4:13pm Monday 1st September 2014

IF THERE is anything that us Welsh can learn from our Irish cousins, it is the way they have marketed their culture throughout the world. Their success has been outstanding – their tourist industry is absolutely thriving with 6.7million people visiting last year.

Guardian journalist defends Newport portrayal

South Wales Argus:

3:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

A NEWPORT-born Guardian journalist has defended his portrayal of the city in a piece which provoked anger today.

£48k Pontypool fountain still does not work

2:29pm Monday 1st September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs have come under criticism after splashing almost £50,000 on a fountain, which it is alleged has not worked properly since its unveiling two years ago.

Tricolour flying in Chepstow for French twinning visit

South Wales Argus: Chepstow town council are flying a French tricolour above its gatehouse, because the twinning visit took place last week (9819077)

2:07pm Monday 1st September 2014

A TRICOLOUR has been flying above Chepstow Ttown Ccouncil’s gatehouse in celebration of its exchange with French visitors, which finished last week.

Patients warned of Royal Gwent A&E delays

South Wales Argus: 'UNACCEPTABLE TREATMENT': Mrs Skidmore was admitted to the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport

1:05pm Monday 1st September 2014

PATIENTS attending - or thinking of attending - the accident and emergency department at the Royal Gwent Hospital are being warned by Aneurin Bevan University Health Board that some delays are “inevitable” as staff are currently dealing with a high number of emergencies.

Mum of miracle tot holds charity walk

South Wales Argus: Start of the Noah's Ark charity walk in Pontypool park organised by Danielle George (9831830)

12:21pm Monday 1st September 2014

A CHARITY walk organised by the mum of a miracle Griffithstown tot who beat meningitis has raised over £1,000.

Charity festival raises nearly £2,000

South Wales Argus: Blaenfest Music Festival - Duo Dead Fashion perform at the Market Tavern in Blaenavon. (9830024)

12:03pm Monday 1st September 2014

A ONE-DAY music festival in Blaenavon held to raise funds for a project helping young people was “absolutely fantastic”, one of its organisers has said.

Man dies after Stonehenge car crash

South Wales Argus: Stonehenge, Amesbury, United Kingdom (7832313)

9:55am Monday 1st September 2014

A MAN believed to be from New Tredegar as died after being hit by a car near Stonehenge, police have said.

ARGUS COMMENT: Protesters came in peace

9:05am Monday 1st September 2014

AT THE start of a momentous week for Newport, it is only right that we highlight the success of Saturday's anti-Nato protest march in the city.

Scouts trying to improve Forest Drive must battle thieves

South Wales Argus:

11:13pm Monday 1st September 2014

SCOUTS who have been building giant plant pots to encourage bees and butterflies in Cwmcarn have been hampered by thieves who keep stealing their equipment, their scout leader has said.

One of Newport's oldest residents passes away

10:03am Monday 1st September 2014

ONE of Gwent’s oldest residents has passed away, aged 106.

‘Harry Potter’ lawyer reported to police over St John medal claims

South Wales Argus:

9:01am Monday 1st September 2014

THE solicitor-advocate rebuked by a judge for dressing “like something out of Harry Potter” following a Blackwood dangerous driver trial has been reported to police for claiming his medals were from service with St John Ambulance.

Two arrested after Newport County away victory

8:01am Monday 1st September 2014

TWO people were arrested after Newport County's away victory at Portsmouth FC on Saturday afternoon, with fans describing unrest and violence outside the stadium on social media.

Muslim group asks councillor to stop using "Islamophobic" language

6:02am Monday 1st September 2014

A MUSLIM organisation has called for a Torfaen councillor to stop using "inflammatory and divisive language" which they've dubbed Islamophobic.

Gym gang do 40,000 reps to raise cash for Newport tot

South Wales Argus: The Casey's Cause team during their 24 hr charity gym and Thai boxing session at Functional Fitness Gym in Newport. (9826690)

5:02am Monday 1st September 2014

GYM enthusiasts did more than 4,000 sit ups and almost 5,000 air squats over a 24-hour period on the weekend to raise funds for a disabled Newport tot.

Obama will visit Welsh school

South Wales Argus: President Barack Obama points to teams in the crowd as he speaks to members of  2012-2013 NCAA Division I Menà 	s and Womenà 	s championship teams from several sports on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 10, 20

4:41pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THE WHITE House has confirmed US President Barack Obama will visit a Welsh school on Thursday morning as part of his trip to Newport for the Nato Summit - with a strong chance it will be a Gwent school.

THE NEWSDESK: Are you playing Nato police force bingo?

South Wales Argus: Police have blocked off pedestrian access to Coldra Roundabout.  Pictured is a Police officer from Lancashire Constabulary on the pedestrian path at Chepstow Road. (9800243)

1:45pm Sunday 31st August 2014

IT IS pleasing that Saturday's anti-Nato protest march through Newport was a good-tempered affair.

Nato security exercises planned around South Wales this week

South Wales Argus: Police have blocked off pedestrian access to Coldra Roundabout.  Pictured are NATO vehicle information signs outside The Celtic Manor on Chepstow Road. (9800160)

3:50pm Sunday 31st August 2014

CARS, aircraft and police officers will be carrying out security exercises around South Wales over the next few days in the run-up to Thursday and Friday's Nato summit at Celtic Manor, residents have been warned.

1,000 protest against Newport Nato summit

South Wales Argus: No to Nato protesters march in Newport, south Wales

10:10am Sunday 31st August 2014

AROUND 1,000 protesters marched through the streets of Newport yesterday ahead of next week's Nato summit.

Missing Bristol girl has links to Gwent area

South Wales Argus:

9:54am Sunday 31st August 2014

POLICE are appealing for information to find a 14-year-old girl who has links to the Caerphilly and Newport areas.

Risca murder accused to appear in court

South Wales Argus: Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing in Twmbarlwm Close, Risca (9759174)

9:57am Sunday 31st August 2014

TWO men accused of murdering a Risca man are due to appear in court this morning (Sunday).

Abergavenny staff sign up for 10k race

9:27am Sunday 31st August 2014

STAFF at the historic Abergavenny hotel are preparing to take part in south Wales’ premier charity race and beat a new fundraising target.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

South Wales Argus: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

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

Live Anti-Nato protesters march in Newport

South Wales Argus:

11:47am Saturday 30th August 2014

WITH the Newport Nato summit only days away, protesters are marching through the city today to voice their opposition to the alliance.

ARGUS COMMENT: Protesters are welcome, but treat our city with respect

7:54am Saturday 30th August 2014

TO ALL intents and purposes, the Newport Nato Summit starts today.

WEEKENDER: Wrong team inflicted United’s cup calamity

South Wales Argus: File photo dated 26-08-2014 of Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal showing his dejection during defeat to MK Dons during the Capital One Cup Second Round match at Stadium:mk, Milton Keynes. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday August 27, 20

3:38pm Saturday 30th August 2014

AMONG long suffering fans of teams other than Manchester United, there was widespread glee earlier this week as Louis Van Gaal’s team was dismantled by Milton Keynes Dons.

Gwent workers and politicians take ice bucket challenge

South Wales Argus:

2:10pm Saturday 30th August 2014

STAFF at a Newport factory, a Gwent Assembly Member and a Gwent MP got themselves soaked as part of an internet craze to promote fundraising for a motor neurone disease charity.

MMR vaccine uptake increases in Gwent

1:35pm Saturday 30th August 2014

VACCINATIONS against measles, mumps and rubella increased in Gwent during the first quarter of 2014 as awareness remained high in the aftermath of last year’s Swansea outbreak.

Pontypool woman celebrates 108th birthday

South Wales Argus: GRAND OLD LADY Millie Jenkins, (ok), celebrates her 108th birthday at Ty Ceirios care home in Pontnewynydd (9813706)

12:36pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A GREAT great grandmother of ten celebrated her 108th birthday yesterday.

Falklands veteran’s business moves to Cwmbran

South Wales Argus: PLATFORM TO BUILD  Simon Weston who is moving his security company to Cwmbran. Pictured with him are husband and wife team, Paul and Anita Hartshorn (9805662)

11:30am Saturday 30th August 2014

FALKLANDS veteran and businessman, Simon Weston OBE, has moved his security company, Weston Security, to Cwmbran.

Usain Bolt scarecrow is star of village contest

South Wales Argus: Llanfrechfa Village Association first annual Scarecrow Festival
OFF TO A FLYER  Usain Bolt with creators Lloyd Harris and Natasha Owen (9805360)

10:18am Saturday 30th August 2014

RESIDENTS in the village of Llanfrechfa are preparing for the winners of the scarecrow competition to be announced with some causing quite a stir in the area.

Newport skyline changing as Friars Walk takes shape

South Wales Argus: Pictured is the Firars Walk Project under construction, dated 29th August 2014. (9813947)

8:39am Saturday 30th August 2014

NEWPORT’S newest major department store is taking shape and building has started on a cinema at the Friars Walk development, pictures show.

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: British fleet's fine achievement

South Wales Argus:

3:10pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Fresh leaves for Britain's laurels

Nato jets to stage flypast over Newport summit

South Wales Argus:

12:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

NEWPORT will see a display of Nato jets as the city hosts the alliance's summit next week.

Live Protesters move in as Nato summit nears

South Wales Argus:

11:48am Friday 29th August 2014

PROTESTERS have started arriving at Newport's Tredegar Park ahead of the Nato summit at the Celtic Manor on Thursday.

Dead Risca man named locally as Stephen Lambert

South Wales Argus:

5:25pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE man who died following an incident in Risca on Wednesday night causing police to launch a murder investigation has been named locally as Stephen ‘Lammy’ Lambert.

Gwent MP braves ice-bucket challenge

South Wales Argus:

3:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE MP for Islwyn Chris Evans joined the ice-bucket craze today as he was doused with cold water outside his constituency office in Oakdale.

Judge rebukes lawyer for 'dressing like something out of Harry Potter'

South Wales Argus:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A JUDGE rebuked the defence lawyer in the trial of a Blackwood dangerous driver for dressing “like something out of Harry Potter”.

Anti-Nato protestors move in at Tredegar Park

South Wales Argus:

11:30am Friday 29th August 2014

ANTI-NATO protestors have moved in at Tredegar Park in Newport as the city prepares to host the summit next week.

Brother of Oakdale cyclist hits back at his ‘uncaring’ killer

South Wales Argus:

9:59am Friday 29th August 2014

THE devastated brother of cyclist Owain James, who he called a “one-of-a-kind guy”, attended court every day of the trial along with other family members.

Gwent Police praised for way crime is now recorded

South Wales Argus: Gwent police and crime commissioner Ian Johnston

5:08am Friday 29th August 2014

A REPORT into the way Gwent Police records crime has found that while overall the force is doing well, there remains room for improvement.

PM to urge tougher Russia sanctions

South Wales Argus: Prime Minister David Cameron will urge fellow European leaders to ratchet up the pressure on Russia over Ukraine when they meet at a summit in Brussels

10:38pm Friday 29th August 2014

David Cameron is to push for harsher sanctions against Russia after Moscow was accused of deploying more than 1,000 troops and an arsenal of weapons into Ukraine.

WORK EXPERIENCE: Boning up on physiotherapy

South Wales Argus: Argus reporter Sophie Brownson tries work experience as a physiotherapist with Clinic Director and Senior Clinician Jeremy Williams from Chrome Blue Physiotherapy.  Pictured in reception are Jeremy and Sophie. (9470201)

6:22pm Friday 29th August 2014

Our Argus reporter SOPHIE BROWNSON discovers how to fix all of your aches and pains when she tries her hand at being a physiotherapist with JEREMY WILLIAMS at Newport’s CHROME BLUE PHYSIOTHERAPY.

Campaign to save Cwmcarn Forest Drive grows

South Wales Argus: The Cwmcarn Forest Drive will be closing down in November to allow diseased Larch trees to be felled.  Pictured is the popular fishing lake attraction. (6397605)

5:31pm Friday 29th August 2014

A PETITION to keep the beleaguered Cwmcarn Forest Drive open has received more than 500 signatures in 24 hours.







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