6:10pm Tuesday 29th July 2014
EDUCATION chiefs in Gwent will be able to hand out “punitive” fines to families of students who skip school from September. JOHN PHILLIPS takes an in-depth look at the merits of a controversial new policy which could also penalise parents who take their kids on holiday during term time.
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.
5:36pm Friday 18th July 2014
6:17pm Tuesday 15th July 2014
11:36am Wednesday 9th July 2014
LAST month the Argus revealed 100 part-time student places could leave Gwent if cuts proposed by the University of South Wales go ahead this year, while some courses in Caerleon are already being stopped. EMMA MACKINTOSH spoke to some of the students who could be affected.
6:04pm Tuesday 1st July 2014
As Newport is snubbed from the Nato summit’s title and an overwhelming majority believe there are no benefits to be had, LAURA LEA asks the people of Newport how we can benefit from the global event this autumn.
6:30pm Tuesday 24th June 2014
COAL mining areas in South Wales continue to be blighted by the effects of the huge job losses caused by pit closures throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, and still require support to help them recover, a new State of the Coalfields report concludes. ANDY RUTHERFORD looks at former mining areas in Gwent.
6:15pm Tuesday 10th June 2014
6:03pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014
6:20pm Tuesday 27th May 2014
12:47pm Tuesday 13th May 2014
Despite an encouraging study showing the numbers of adults who regularly take part in exercise is growing in Wales, it is growing faster in other parts of the country than in Gwent, KEILIGH BAKER discovers.
6:03pm Tuesday 6th May 2014
3:47pm Tuesday 29th April 2014
6:03pm Tuesday 15th April 2014
10:42am Tuesday 8th April 2014
Electronic cigarettes have 1.3 million users in the UK so how will the Welsh Government proposals to ban the use of them in public places and places of work affect them? CARYS THOMAS looks into the argument for and against the ban of e-cigarettes in Wales.
6:10pm Tuesday 25th March 2014
MORE than 20 children from Wales have undergone radical surgery - most of them in the USA - to help overcome problems that severely restrict their mobility and balance. Health reporter ANDY RUTHERFORD reports on a parent-driven campaign that is seeking to get the treatment, called selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR), available on the NHS.
6:20pm Tuesday 18th March 2014
With previous attempts at revitalising the Welsh films and entertainment industry in the form of Dragon International Studios (aka Valleywood), people involved in the business are eagerly waiting to see how well the new Pinewood Studios Wales will perform. ALEX JAMES JONES looks into how important filming is to the Gwent area and how this ties in to Pinewood.
6:15pm Tuesday 11th March 2014
IT WAS a bitter conflict which has left wounds for decades and is now sparking continued calls for a public inquiry. This month marks the 30th anniversary of the start of the1984/5 miners' strike, and NATHAN BRIANT takes a look at whether there is an appetite for such a probe in Gwent.
1:45pm Tuesday 25th February 2014
HEALTH boards across South Wales - with one notable exception - have voted to concentrate key services at fewer hospitals, to try to protect them and improve quality for patients. Health reporter ANDY RUTHERFORD reports on a process that will begin in within months, even though in Gwent the hospital that will house these services has yet to be built.
6:51pm Tuesday 18th February 2014
6:10pm Tuesday 11th February 2014
After a decade of work on the Newport Ship specialists are sharing their wealth of information with the world. But with funding cuts planned a council officer says a trust is the best way forward for the project. DAVID DEANS reports.
6:12pm Tuesday 28th January 2014
6:10pm Tuesday 21st January 2014
9:14am Tuesday 7th January 2014
No less than 14 months after the school first closed over airborne asbestos fears, pupils were relieved to get back to Cwmcarn High yesterday. CAIO IWAN and EMMA MACKINTOSH look back at the school's turbulent journey.
6:00pm Tuesday 17th December 2013
6:12pm Tuesday 10th December 2013
THROUGHOUT its lifetime, the 250 metre track has been used by many cycling greats from Sir Chris Hoy to Mark Colbourne, but the arena is also the base for the head office of Welsh Cycling and Newport Velo Youth Cycling Club.
6:10pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013
6:00pm Tuesday 19th November 2013
12:50pm Tuesday 12th November 2013
6:02pm Tuesday 5th November 2013
Today [TUES], hundreds of school children will march down Stow Hill to the Westgate Hotel in the footsteps of the Chartists who did so 174 years ago. LAURA LEA finds out why education must be at the heart of remembering this extraordinary piece of local history.
6:02pm Tuesday 8th October 2013
1:20pm Tuesday 17th September 2013
4:01pm Tuesday 20th August 2013
4:40pm Tuesday 25th June 2013
9:39am Tuesday 18th June 2013
The forced retirement of Carmel Napier exclusively revealed by the Argus last week has triggered a debate on whether the power of PCCs should be curtailed. Now a Home Office committee led by MP Keith Vaz will investigate the matter. DAVID DEANS, SOPHIE BROWNSON and NATALIE CROCKETT report.
7:30pm Tuesday 4th June 2013
FORCES usually run such campaigns in summer and at Christmas, as shown by the poster above Too many myths about drink or drug-driving Every month 23 people in Britain are killed and 108 are seriously injured by drink or drug drivers.
4:40pm Tuesday 28th May 2013
5:16pm Tuesday 21st May 2013
With regeneration plans put into place to transform Newport’s city centre, SOPHIE BROWNSON, DANIELLE SHERIDAN and DEAN PROSSER asked the people of Newport what they would really like to see happen to regenerate it.
2:40pm Tuesday 14th May 2013
4:10pm Tuesday 26th March 2013
LAST week’s Colliers report into the Newport Ship may have proved difficult reading for supporters of what’s thought of as the largest, best-preserved medieval ship in the UK, commanding international attention.
12:10pm Tuesday 12th March 2013
Gwent’s councils have set their budgets for 2013/14 and, while some have closed services, others haven’t. But the financial outlook is not good and future years could be bleak. DAVID DEANS investigates.
3:20pm Tuesday 5th March 2013
4:40pm Tuesday 8th January 2013
WHAT is it to be part of the Gwent Music Support Service? As Newport council considers whether or not it will axe its funding to the service, DAVID DEANS investigates how it touches the lives of thousands of children it works with every year.
3:20pm Tuesday 4th December 2012
WALES could end up with a separate system of qualifications from England after a report recommended GCSEs remain here, while across the border plans for an entirely new qualification are moving ahead.
1:40pm Tuesday 27th November 2012
With plans for a £250 million motorsport centre in Ebbw Vale expected to be submitted next month, ALISON SANDERS and EMMA MACKINTOSH look at how the plans are progressing and what the development could mean for the Gwent Valleys. PLANS for a multi-millionpound racing circuit in Ebbw Vale have moved a step closer.
3:29pm Tuesday 30th October 2012
WALKING around our towns and cities we may have become used to the sculptures, statues, murals and other pieces of public art which have become part and parcel of our communities. Conservative or wacky, beautiful or ugly, people either love them or hate them. ALISON SANDERS looked at the contribution public art in Gwent has made and whether it can be justified in today's economic uncertainty.
3:10pm Tuesday 9th October 2012
EVENTS in Machynlleth last week brought back painful memories for a Caldicot family, who are still waiting for answers eight years after their son vanished. CHRIS WOOD spoke to Geoff and Catherine Nutley as the eighth anniversary of James’ disappearance looms.
1:18pm Wednesday 26th September 2012
3:50pm Tuesday 4th September 2012
Last week, the first man from Gwent was jailed under the new sentencing guidelines for convictions under the Dangerous Dogs Act. Emma Mackintosh and Ben Frampton look at the changes in the law and dangerous dog ownership.
6:00am Tuesday 4th September 2012
Last week, the first man from Gwent was jailed under the new sentencing guidelines for convictions under the Dangerous Dogs Act. Emma Mackintosh and Ben Frampton look at the changes in the sentencing guidelines and dangerous dog ownership.