Jobs under threat at Newport recycling plant

South Wales Argus:

8:40am Saturday 26th July 2014

ALMOST 100 jobs are under threat at a Newport recycling facility whose parent company has called it “commercially unattractive”.

Children ask Nato summit leaders for peace and no poverty

South Wales Argus: (8608658)

11:17am Saturday 26th July 2014

PRIMARY school pupils from two Newport schools have been given the chance to pen personal messages for the Nato world leaders ahead of the summit in September.

Witnesses are called by Tory AM in libel case

11:04am Saturday 26th July 2014

FIVE witnesses were called by Gwent Conservative AM Mohammad Asghar yesterday as he pursues libel action with another man against five members of the Newport Muslim community.

Councillors' plea to protect Newport courses

South Wales Argus: ARGUS-PENDRE   26-06-96

10:17am Saturday 26th July 2014

NEWPORT councillors will urge university chiefs to keep courses in the city and surrounding areas, including the campus in Caerleon, at a meeting on Tuesday.

Rodney Parade to host County fun day

South Wales Argus: CAST IRON SUPPORT A small group of the Carl Zeiss Jenna supporters turn up for their teams training session at Undy Athletic Club (8606120)

8:21am Saturday 26th July 2014

A FUN day at Rodney Parade will see acts perform on a sound system that was used during the Glastonbury festival.

Woman sees cat mauled to death by dog

South Wales Argus: Pontypool police in bid to cut car crime

10:10am Friday 25th July 2014

CWMBRAN pet owners have said they are terrified after a woman was awoken in the middle of the night by the sounds of her cat being mauled to death.

Inquest into death of Newport dad and Argus worker

South Wales Argus: Ben Caplan (3169317)

9:55am Friday 25th July 2014

AN inquest into the death of “generous, lovely” Newport dad and South Wales Argus worker Ben Caplan heard the cause of death was drowning with alcohol and drugs a possible contributing factor.

One injured in Gilwern crash

South Wales Argus:

8:04am Friday 25th July 2014

ONE person was injured after a crash in Gilwern.

Free safety check finds 53% of child car seats ‘unsafe’

10:16pm Friday 25th July 2014

MORE than half of all child car seats checked by Caerphilly Council’s Trading Standards department were found to have failed a safety test.

Abergavenny woman, 92, gets online

9:13pm Friday 25th July 2014

A MELIN resident recently became the latest silver surfer at the age of 99 thanks to the housing association’s digital inclusion work.

Newport staff make gruelling bike ride for cancer cause

7:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

A NEWPORT manufacturing company has completed a charity bike ride for Macmillan Cancer Support, raising over £3,500.

WORK EXPERIENCE: Our reporter is a farm hand

South Wales Argus: Work Experience - Fran Gillett at Greenmeadow Community Farm in Cwmbran. Fran gets a freshly laid egg from one of the farm's chickens. (8551737)

6:24pm Friday 25th July 2014

ALTHOUGH he has only been there just over a year, farm assistant Dean Roderick knows the story of each of the animals at Greenmeadow Community Farm off by heart.

Jury sent home in Trinant murder case

South Wales Argus:

5:19pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE jury in the trial of a Trinant man accused of murdering his friend has been sent home for the weekend.

GLC to play Usk festival

South Wales Argus: Goldie Looking Chain (8577418)

5:12pm Friday 25th July 2014

AN USK hotel will host some of the UK’s most popular bands at its weekend festival next month, including Newport's Goldie Looking Chain.

6 things to do in Gwent this weekend

South Wales Argus: The fireworks over the castle at last year's event

5:27pm Friday 25th July 2014

Newport County fun day - after Newport County's game against Carl-Zeiss Jena, fans can enjoy a fun day at Rodney Parade from 4pm on Saturday.

Pontypool man to publish fourth novel

South Wales Argus: Author Craig Evans with his first book Harm's Way

4:07pm Friday 25th July 2014

A PONTYPOOL graphic designer who has a passion for writing is set to publish his fourth novel.

Caldicot care home in running for garden award

South Wales Argus: Cherry Tree care home, in Caldicot (8572197)

3:21pm Friday 25th July 2014

A MONMOUTHSHIRE care home had its garden judged yesterday as part of a nationwide care home competition.

New rugby kit for 'scruffy' Newport team

South Wales Argus: Millbrook Primary School rugby team received new kit from the international engineering company Laing O'Rourke.  Pictured with the new team colours from centre left Cllr Kevin Whitehead, Dan Johnson and Paul Ramshaw. (8250901)

2:29pm Friday 25th July 2014

A NEWPORT councillor has given a school rugby team a new kit after they were too embarrassed to pose for photos in their old scruffy outfit.

Monmouth Festival kicks off

South Wales Argus: Monmouth Carnival
Crowds (8578659)

1:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

A MAJOR free music festival will start in Monmouth today.

Residents told of Nato summit security

South Wales Argus: LIVE: Newport council debate Celtic Manor conference centre

12:21pm Friday 25th July 2014

The NATO summit in Newport will be the biggest security event the UK police has ever seen, residents of Caerleon were told by a senior police officer Wednesday night at a public Q&A on the September summit.

Sacked nurse given job at sister's care home - hearing

South Wales Argus: Temple Court Nursing Tribunal Cardiff. Pictured is Robert Andrew Phillips leaving Temple Court in Cardiff. (8490364)

12:13pm Friday 25th July 2014

A SENIOR nurse sacked after allegedly groping a colleague was given a job at his sister’s care home in the same month, a Nursing and Midwifery Council panel heard yesterday.

Rail track trespassers 'risking their lives'

11:57am Friday 25th July 2014

HUNDREDS of young people are risking their lives every year by trespassing on railways, according to the British Transport Police (BTP).

Protesters hold Newport vigil for Gaza

South Wales Argus: Supporters held a Vigil for Gaza outside the Westgate Hotel in Newport.  Pictured are the supporters with banners, flags and posters. (8589160)

11:29am Friday 25th July 2014

A CROWD gathered outside the Westgate Hotel last night to hold a “vigil” for the conflict in Gaza.

Youngsters sign up to become safety wardens

South Wales Argus: TRAINING: Budding Junior Community Safety Wardens learning about the role of Community Safety Wardens.

10:51am Friday 25th July 2014

ALMOST 2,000 youngsters from across Caerphilly county have signed up to become junior community safety wardens.

Welsh Tory leader denies 'cover-up' in Gwent AM libel case

South Wales Argus: ASSEMBLY MEMBER: Andrew RT Davies

9:45am Friday 25th July 2014

THE leader of the Welsh Conservative group in the National Assembly denied accusations of wrongdoing yesterday in the hearing of a Gwent AM taking libel action against five members of the Muslim community.

Five people in A465 Ebbw Vale crash

South Wales Argus: Two injured in Pontymister crash on A467

9:38am Friday 25th July 2014

FIVE people were in a crash involved two vehicles on the A465 near Ebbw Vale.

Health experts call for minimum booze price

South Wales Argus: ‘Axe beer tax’ crusade

9:21am Friday 25th July 2014

MINIMUM unit pricing for alcohol should be introduced in Wales to help protect those most vulnerable to the effects of "hazardous and harmful" drinking, experts have recommended.

Jury to retire in stabbing trial

8:43am Friday 25th July 2014

THE judge in the trial of a Trinant man who fatally stabbed his friend began his summing up yesterday.

Help plan for housing in Newport city centre

6:47am Friday 25th July 2014

COMPANIES who convert buildings in Newport city centre into housing could be exempt from paying the council for the privilege, as part of a draft proposal being looked at to boost regeneration.

Gwent sees drop in teen pregnancies

South Wales Argus: TEENAGE PREGNANCY (8583788)

5:29am Friday 25th July 2014

TEEN pregnancies in Wales are at its lowest rate since 1998 according to new data released by the office of National Statistics, with significant decreases in each of the Gwent counties in the same time.

ARGUS COMMENT: More residents good for city centre

3:13pm Friday 25th July 2014

NEWPORT City Council is poised to consult on proposals to remove a planning regulation which is seen as potentially stifling some city centre re-development.

Panel set to give verdict on nurse

South Wales Argus: Temple Court Nursing Tribunal Cardiff. Pictured is Robert Andrew Phillips leaving Temple Court in Cardiff. (8490364)

6:25pm Friday 25th July 2014

A DISCIPLINARY panel has retired to consider whether they find allegations a nurse groped and insulted a co-worker proved.

Big fall in hoax 999 fire calls


5:52pm Friday 25th July 2014

HOAX calls made from Gwent to the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service fell by almost a third last year compared to 2012/13.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

South Wales Argus: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

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

UPDATE: Cwmbran death crash biker named

South Wales Argus:

3:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN died in a motorbike crash in Cwmbran last night.

Two arrested after wielding chainsaw and hammer in Newport street

South Wales Argus: Pontypool police in bid to cut car crime

1:59pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TWO men have been arrested after disorder on a Newport street involving two men - one carrying a chainsaw and the other a hammer.

Newport taxi crashes into ravine

South Wales Argus:

9:51am Thursday 24th July 2014

A NEWPORT taxi driver was injured after his car left the road and crashed into a ravine in the Gaer, Newport this morning.

Gwent’s temperatures leave Tenerife behind

South Wales Argus: Hapus Ice Cream at Gelli Farm in Machen, is booming with numbers following the hot weather.  Pictured enjoying their ice cream cones are from left Mason Lee 7 and Shane Jones 6. (8578652)

5:34pm Thursday 24th July 2014

FAMILIES in Gwent enjoyed a taste of the continent today as soaring temperatures overtook those in Tenerife on the hottest day of the year so far.

UPDATE: Man injured after quad bike overturns

South Wales Argus: A Yamaha quad bike like the ones stolen

12:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A FIRE CREW helped a quad bike rider who overturned on a roundabout last night.

Nurse denies groping claim

South Wales Argus: Robert Andrew Phillips Nursing Tribunal - Robert Andrew Phillips leaving the tribunal in Cardiff. (8492153)

9:18am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SENIOR mental health nurse yesterday denied groping a colleague during shifts at a unit in Ebbw Vale, at a disciplinary hearing.

World-renowned art on show at Chepstow

10:26pm Thursday 24th July 2014

AN exhibition of world-renowned artworks will be opened by the Minister for Culture and Sport at Chepstow Museum.

South Wales pharmacy cares for Commonwealth Games athletes

9:22pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A WELSH Pharmacy will look after athletes at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow by providing medicine and doctors.

Bypass best option for Chepstow - councillors

7:45pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A BYPASS for Chepstow is the best long-term option to alleviate the town’s traffic problems, which if left unchecked will result in people avoiding the town Chepstow “like the plague,”, according to a pair of town and community councillors.

Film series captures bird’s-eye view of Raglan Castle

South Wales Argus: Argus-Mark   Reporter-Melissa  13-07-10..Raglan castle... (3728498)

7:43pm Thursday 24th July 2014

RAGLAN Castle can be seen from the sky as part of new series from Cadw to showcase historic monuments in Wales.

Knife man arrested in Risca

South Wales Argus: Pictured is the Spar shop on Elm Drive, Ty Sign, Risca where armed police were called following reports of a man seen wielding a knife. (8584763)

5:50pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN was arrested by armed police in Risca yesterday after he was seen with a knife and fled into a convenience store for cover.

Monmouth pool to get new home

5:38pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE swimming pool in Monmouth will be moved as the council has agreed to build the new £36 million Monmouth Comprehensive School on the pool’s current site.

Town ban relaxed as breach of rights

South Wales Argus: Richard Bentham leaving Cardiff Crown Court (8552743)

5:22pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE human rights of a young golfer who killed a university lecturer in a car crash were violated when he was banned from his home town, a High Court judge has ruled.

Top cyclists line up for Gwent race

South Wales Argus: COMING SOON: Graham Briggs winning the Wales Open Criterium last year at Abergavenny (Picture courtesy of Bill Owen)

4:35pm Thursday 24th July 2014

AFTER last month’s National Championships, Monmouthshire welcomes back Britain’s best cyclists for the grand finale of British Cycling’s Elite Circuit Series.

Cwmbran singers win world choir silver

South Wales Argus: Nidus Children's Choir performing at the Culture Palace during the World Choir Games in Riga, Latvia.

3:41pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CWMBRAN’S Nidus Children’s Choir are celebrating having won a silver medal at the the World Choir Games.

Bedridden mum thanks fundraisers

3:33pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MUM struck down with a rare disorder that left her bedridden thanked fundraisers yesterday as donations continue to pour in to give her ground-breaking treatment in the US.

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