12:03pm Monday 13th May 2013
THE loss of his father inspired him to continue taking on extreme expeditions to raise tens of thousands of pounds for Macmillan Cancer Support and now Newport’s David Thompson is encouraging others to do the same. He tells his story to RUTH MANSFIELD.
2:52pm Wednesday 3rd April 2013
He is in charge of spending £120 million a month, a long way from his humble beginnings in Abertillery. Terry Morgan, 64, explains how he rose from being an apprentice in Cwmbran to the chairman of Crossrail, in charge of building the east-west rail link in London. He talks to HAYLEY MILLS.
4:30pm Wednesday 13th February 2013
RELEASED by Bristol Rovers at 15, Lee Evans thought his dreams of making it as a footballer were over. But inspired by the support of his family, and his home-town club Newport County AFC, the level-headed teen has earned a head-spinning move to Midlands giants Wolves, and in the process proved that through hard work you can achieve your dreams. He talks to WILL BAIN.
5:40pm Wednesday 16th January 2013
3:40pm Wednesday 9th January 2013
He sells poppies and gives talks to schoolchildren so that they never forget the sacrifices made in war, but RON JONES will never forget his time in the Auschwitz prisoner-of-war camp, or his 900-mile ‘death march’ across Europe.
3:10pm Wednesday 19th December 2012
IN the halcyon days of the 1960s Ricky Valance achieved nationwide success with the Number One single 'Tell Laura I Love Her', becoming the first Welsh man to score such a hit. EMMA MACKINTOSH met the singer to uncover his Monmouthshire roots.
4:10pm Wednesday 5th December 2012
When you see Keiron Self, your first thought might be the character Roger Bailey in My Family. But did you know the Newport-born thespian is also an Oxford graduate and Shakespearian actor? Keiron Self – currently starring in panto at the Riverfront, Newport – spoke to EMMA MACKINTOSH.
4:01pm Wednesday 28th November 2012
12:20pm Wednesday 14th November 2012
4:30pm Wednesday 7th November 2012
London 2012 saw the best-ever performance from British athletes – emotional comebacks, tear-jerking successes and a British nation looking on with pride. Chepstow T37 sprinter Jenny McLoughlin, 21, spoke to MELISSA JONES about the life-changing experience of running three events in four days at the Paralympics.