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REMEMBERED: John Williams' grave detailing his decorations

THE LONG VIEW: The outstanding soldiers of Gwent honoured in the Great War

MATHS: From left, Joshua Nurden and Alfie Holland practice their numeracy skills with a holiday project

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Somerton Primary School

Rachel Thomas, store manager of Mothercare

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Shoppers react to Friars Walk opening

SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP: Bridie Luis Fuentes with Bruce MacDonald on his recent visit to Newport (46022617)

THE LONG VIEW: Newport evacuee’s special relationship spanned Atlantic Ocean

Copy pic of Bernard Edwards. (45338126)

FIRST PERSON: Former Merchant Navy captain turned author Bernard Edwards

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Just where does the money raised from the Poppy Appeal go to?

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Just where does the money raised from the Poppy Appeal go to?

PARA: Don Jones proudly wearing the red beret of the Parachute Regiment (45204638)

THE LONG VIEW: The Pontypool para who was among the first to land on D-Day

Judith Voyle and Mayor of Caerphilly, Cllr Leon Gardiner. October 2015.

FIRST PERSON: Bargoed Barnardos stalwart Judith Voyle

FUNDRAISER: Marc and Christopher Benger, from Wattsville, hope to raise £1,000 for St David's Hospice Care

Gwent brothers to recreate Chartist March to raise money for charity

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: RSPCA faces rise in cruelty cases across Wales

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: RSPCA faces rise in cruelty cases across Wales

The gates at Rodney Parade with the names of those members of Newport Athletic Club who were killed in the First World War and Richard Garnons Williams, top and Richard Brinley Stokes

THE LONG VIEW: The sportsmen of Gwent who went to war

Mr Alyufrusi opened his coffee shop in September after five years of planning

The man who escaped from war-torn Middle East to open coffee shop in Newport

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: St John’s On-The-Hill, Chepstow

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: St John’s On-The-Hill, Chepstow

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Why is the British steel industry in crisis?

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Why is the British steel industry in crisis?

CENTRE PIECE: Jason Salmon of the Prince of Wales Inn, Risca, sits at the table from the Doric (43306897)

THE LONG VIEW: Where the pieces of the ocean liner Doric found a new home in Gwent

Mark playing guitar

FIRST PERSON: Newport civil servant turned writer, Mark Pritchard

PICTURE POSED MY MODEL.File photo dated 12/03/13 of a man lighting a cigarette and how key dates on the history of smoking and smoking bans in the UK turned the tide of public opinion turned against smoking. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday O

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Are our teens really stubbing out the cigs?

Steve Williams landlord of the St Julians Inn in front of fittings from the liner "Doric" that was scrapped at Cashmore's in Newport.

THE LONG VIEW: Fragments survive of ocean liner 'Doric' which met its end in Newport

Archbishop Rowan Williams Church in Wales Primary School of the week. Headteacher Suzanne Hamer (41790344)

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Archbishop Rowan Williams Primary School

Argus-Mark   24-11-07.Wales v South Africa (Prince William Cup).Alix Popham. (41801875)

FIRST PERSON: Former Welsh rugby player Alix Popham

Barry Darnborough, 72, said: "Plastic bags are a nuisance."

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Plenty of positives from Wales from plastic bag charge

HONOUR: The regimental standard bearing the honour 'Loos' is shown as the Welsh Guards receive the freedom of Newport

THE LONG VIEW: 100 years on: How the Welsh Guards had their baptism of fire

Undy Primary School of the week Camille Wilson 10 (L) and Megan Peacock 10 playing pool. (39773628)

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Undy Primary School

TRAINS: The queuing system in place at Cardiff Central Station

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Why have train operators struggled to get rugby fans home after World Cup matches?

The Old Green days before the bulldozers moved in. Pic by Brian Keen.

Take a look at the shops, pubs and Newport life that used to be where the Old Green roundabout is today

Members of the school eco committee watch as George Griffiths aged 7 and Molly Jones aged 7 pond dip. (40194499)

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Llantilio Pertholey Primary

Nick Horler of Artie Crafts in Blaenavon. (39849407)

FIRST PERSON: Well-travelled Blaenavon shop-keeper Nick Horler

Gareth and Jane Edwards of the Queen Inn, Upper Cwmbran. (39865341)

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Hygiene ratings give food for thought

A Japanese print of the time showing the German surrender at Tsingtao (39693312)

LONG VIEW: The Gwent soldiers who fought alongside the Japanese

Pictured is Raglan Church in Wales Primary School.. (38978925)

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Raglan VC Primary School

Anita and William Rees (38939508)

THE LONG VIEW: The Newport evacuees who perished on their way to safety

LONG-SERVING: Trevor Jones MBE with his medal while delivering milk in 2003

FIRST PERSON: Tredegar milkman of 57 years, Trevor Jones MBE

Martin in 1982

FIRST PERSON: Risca Male Choir stalwart Martin Hodson MBE

The panel created by the Gwent Federation depicting the period between 2000 and 2009.

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: The WI - much more than just jam and Jerusalem

Richard Dunn's great-nephew, David Wall and niece, Wendy Wall with pictures and memorabilia from Richard's life (38175946)

THE LONG VIEW: The Pill boy who took to the stage, the big screen and the skies

Mount Pleasant Primary School of the week. Year 1 in the Forest School at Mount Pleasant Primary. (37732446)

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Mount Pleasant Primary School, Rogerstone

View of Dominica

FIRST PERSON: Teacher turned travel consultant Emma Casburn

Traffic on the M4 motorway. (37797053)

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Plans for Newport M4 relief road on show

Deputy Head Teacher Joseph Price helps Mason Watkins and Gabriella Lewis with their school work (31705129)

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Ebbw Vale's All Saints Primary

Family:  left to right they are Robert, Stephanie, Osian, Baby Emily, Catherine, Julie, Daniel, Susan, Peter, Elizabeth and Jean-Pascal.

FIRST PERSON: Usk ex-headteacher Peter McGowan

BANNED: Three councils in Gwent have banned Chinese lanterns

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: More council across Wales are banning sky lanterns

A DH4, like that which Leslie Simmonds and James Glendinning flew in. (35834791)

THE LONG VIEW: The heroes of Gwent who fought in the sky

FINALIST: Deborah Love

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: An inside look at the finalists of Gwent's newest High Street Heroes competition

HONOURED: Ted Cogdell meets Prince Charles at the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of VJ Day

THE LONG VIEW: The Gwent soldiers who faced the hellish fight in the Far East in combat and captivity

LEADER: David Morgan the 2015 Royal Welsh Show president leaves the tractors out of the Usk Showgrounds before setting off on a ride through the Monmouthshire countryside

First Person: Usk farmer David Morgan

CONCERN: Deb Davis, ChildLine service manager for Wales

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Coping with the stress of A-levels and GCSEs

‘Balloon Barrage, Newport’ by George Robert William Phillis . (c) Newport Museum and Art Gallery (34942912)

THE LONG VIEW: The silent sentinels who stood guard over wartime Newport

Marcus (far left) overseeing the media during the Queen's visit to Gloucester.

FIRST PERSON: Journalist turned life coach Marcus Grodentz

Les Lacey has postcards of scenes from WW1. Pictured is Les with the postcards. (34297355)

THE LONG VIEW: The men of Gwent who took horses to war

David at Beaconsfield Terrace

FIRST PERSON: The man who makes candles for Hollywood blockbusters

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