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ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Gwent pits make profits

South Wales Argus:

5:40pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Monmouthshire was one of only three areas in the South western division of the National Coal Board to have made a profit in the last fifteen months.

NOW&THEN: Islwyn Street, West Wind, Abercarn

South Wales Argus: (9138084)

11:54am Tuesday 19th August 2014

The now & then pictures show Islwyn Street, West End, Abercarn.

NOW & THEN: A scene from the Gwent Valleys

South Wales Argus: (9138084)

2:39pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Last week’s Now and Then picture showed Llantarnam Grange, Cwmbran

THE ARCHIVE: A call to arms 100 years ago

2:35pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

100 years ago

ARGUS ARCHIVE: German liner interned as 'prize of war'

South Wales Argus:

5:47pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

JUST after war was declared, Newport police boarded a German liner anchored just off Newport. They declared her a prize of war.

NOW AND THEN: A scene from Gwent

South Wales Argus:

7:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

If you recognise the picture and want to share your memories with other readers, email nowandthen@southwalesargus.co.uk by noon, Friday, August 8.

NOW AND THEN: St Woolos hospital

South Wales Argus:

6:20am Tuesday 5th August 2014

The ‘Now and Then’ picture is of St Woolos hospital, which was previously Woolaston House and the Newport workhouse.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 25 years ago - Police use radar and aircraft to catch speeding drivers

South Wales Argus: The speed gun at work on Kent Road

5:26pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Gwent Police were to use radar guns, extra patrols and light aircraft to catch motorists driving a speeds at up to 120 mph the Newport to Monmouth dual carriageway.

NOW AND THEN: Chepstow Road, Newport

South Wales Argus:

12:50pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

LAST week we visited Chepstow Road, Newport, and received the following replies:

NOW AND THEN: Carnegie library in Corporation Road, Newport

South Wales Argus:

12:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

I GREW up across the road from this building. It’s Carnegie library in Corporation Road, Newport.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 25 years ago - Rugby legend rescues baby from terror attack

South Wales Argus: Welsh front row legends Graham Price, Bobby Windsor and Tony Faulkner

3:19pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

GWENT rugby legend Charlie Faulkner told how he carried a baby 100 yards to safety through a stampeding crowd after a suspected terror attack at Jerusalem's Wailing Wall.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Cuts to bus services on cards

South Wales Argus: NOW AND THEN: Cwmbran bus station

3:06pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

There was a hint of yet more cuts in country services of the Western Welsh bus company when the chairman gave an address to shareholders.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 100 years ago - Newport's greatest day as world's largest dock opens

South Wales Argus:

2:40pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Prince Arthur of Connaught to head the inauguration of Alexandra Dock's new lock, making the dock the world's largest.

NOW AND THEN: Belle Vue Park, Newport,

South Wales Argus:

12:30pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

LAST week we visited Belle Vue Park, Newport.

NOW AND THEN: Pye Corner, Newport

South Wales Argus: NOW AND THEN: A scene from Newport

1:10pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THIS picture shows the junction of Bassaleg Road and Western Valley Road to the west of Newport.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - End for coal shipments from Newport

South Wales Argus: NEWPORT DOCKS: A picture from 1926

4:25pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Coal shipments from Newport Docks were to come to an end on August 29. Trade was then due to be transferred to Barry Docks in accordance with a new policy from the British Transport Docks Board.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 100 years ago - Woman charged with attempted suicide

South Wales Argus: ARGUS ARCHIVE: 100 years ago - Woman charged with attempted suicide

4:14pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A young wife was charged with attempting to commit suicide after throwing herself into the canal at Two Locks, Cwmbran.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 25 years ago - MP demands probe over axe murder of Cwmbran man

South Wales Argus: *HANDOUT PHOTO - BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE*
Undated Metropolitan Police handout photo of private detective Daniel Morgan who was killed exactly 18 years ago. Legal action will be brought against Home Secretary Charles Clarke over the unsolved axe murder by M

3:50pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

The gruesome murder of Daniel Morgan, a private detective from Gwent, led to a demand for an investigation in a Commons speech by MP Simon Hughes.

NOW AND THEN: Newport Arcade

South Wales Argus: NOW AND THEN: A scene from Newport

7:10am Tuesday 1st July 2014

This week we feature a scene from Newport.

NOW AND THEN: Rutland Place, Newport

South Wales Argus: NOW AND THEN: A scene from Newport

8:20am Tuesday 24th June 2014

This week we feature a scene from Newport.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 100 years ago - Newport's High Street to be widened

South Wales Argus: NOW AND THEN: High Street, Newport

5:32pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

After being separated for 13 years, each thinking that the other had died, a husband a wife were re-united at Newport borough police court when the husband was charged for failing to maintain his wife.

NOW AND THEN: Newport Masonic Hall on Dock Street

South Wales Argus: NOW AND THEN: A scene from Newport

4:40pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

This week we feature a scene from Newport.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Railway over Crumlin viaduct closes

South Wales Argus: ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Railway over Crumlin viaduct closes

5:04pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

Gwent's last branch line running from Pontypool Rd over the famous Crumlin viaduct and into the Vale of Neath officially closed.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Royal visit to Alexandra Docks

South Wales Argus: NEWPORT DOCKS: A picture from 1926

4:51pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

The Chamber of Commerce wrote to Newport town council asking them to take the appropriate action to give his Royal Highness Prince Arthur of Connaught, a fitting welcome on his forthcoming visit to open the new lock of the Alexandra Docks.

NOW AND THEN: Commercial Street, Newport

South Wales Argus: NOW AND THEN: A scene from Newport

9:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

Last week’s Now and Then picture showed Reynolds which extended over 149, 150 and 151 Commercial Street.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 70 years ago - D-Day is 'a mighty torrent to sweep Nazism from the face of the earth'

South Wales Argus: ARGUS ARCHIVE: 70 years ago - D-Day is 'a mighty torrent to sweep Nazism from the face of the earth'

2:33pm Friday 6th June 2014

'The tide has turned to a mighty torrent to sweep Nazism from the face of the earth' - How the Argus described the invasion of Europe 70 years ago.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Orb works expanding

8:10pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

The Steel Company of Wales announced they were to spend £2million on an expansion programme at Orb works, Newport.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 25 years ago - 999 calls sent to wrong Newport

South Wales Argus: Hoax calls 'putting lives at risk' - fire service

7:10pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

BRITISH Telecom admitted a third mistake in the 999 emergency call system. Calls had again been mis-directed between Newport, Gwent and Newport, Dyfed.

NOW AND THEN: Clarence Place, Newport

South Wales Argus: NOW AND THEN: A scene from Newport

9:50am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Last week’s Now and Then picture showed Clarence Place looking down Corporation Road.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 25 years ago - Kinnock leads fight for Oakdale pit

South Wales Argus: Neil Kinnock

2:06pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

LABOUR leader and Islwyn MP Neil Kinnock was personally leading a campaign to secure the future of Gwent’s sole remaining pit, Oakdale, in his constituency.

NOW AND THEN: Godfrey Road and St Mark’s Church, Newport

South Wales Argus: NOW AND THEN: A scene from Newport

8:10am Tuesday 27th May 2014

THIS picture showed Godfrey Road with St Mark’s Church in the distance.

'Legendary' nightclub owner, George Savva dies

South Wales Argus: TOP MAN: George Savva pictured in 2004

2:05pm Saturday 24th May 2014

"THE legend is gone." Those were the words of Pamela Savva about her late husband, one of Gwent's best-known entrepreneurs and club managers George Savva, who has died aged 72.

NOW AND THEN: Cambrian Road, Newport

South Wales Argus: NOW AND THEN: A scene from Newport

7:20am Tuesday 20th May 2014

This week we feature a scene from Newport.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 25 years ago - Gwent floppy disk firm could be saved

6:30am Tuesday 20th May 2014

South Wales Argus:

NOW AND THEN: George Street Bridge, Newport

South Wales Argus:

2:01pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

LAST week’s Now and Then picture was of the first crossing of George Street Bridge, Newport.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 25 years ago - Row grows over teaching Welsh

7:30am Tuesday 13th May 2014

South Wales Argus: ARGUS ARCHIVE: 25 years ago - Row grows over teaching Welsh Abergavenny’s King Henry VIII School was the fourth comprehensive school to demand exemption from the curriculum change making the teaching of the Welsh language compulsory.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Gwent reservoir opened

South Wales Argus: Hannah Tilley, a champion sailor, with her boat at Llandegfedd Sailing Club

5:37pm Monday 12th May 2014

A £3.5million reservoir scheme serving South East Wales was officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Cardiff 50 years ago today.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Argus offers 2 weeks in US for £199

South Wales Argus:

6:10am Tuesday 6th May 2014

A HOLIDAY of a lifetime was launched by the South Wales Argus taking in a fortnight in North America visiting Boston, Newport Rhode Island, the New York World Fair, Richmond and Washington for £199.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 100 years ago - Newport chauffeur summoned after speeding

10:10am Tuesday 29th April 2014

A Newport chauffeur was summoned to court after a local constable witnessed him speeding.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - What will Severn Bridge toll be?

South Wales Argus: The Severn Bridge

8:20am Tuesday 29th April 2014

With the Severn Bridge’s completion planned for early 1966, an approach was made to the Ministry of Transport as to the likely toll to be levied.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 25 years ago - Newport 'one of worst places to live in Britain'

7:10am Tuesday 29th April 2014

A reputation for violence had left Newport trailing near the bottom of a new league table of best towns and cities in Britain in which to live.

NOW AND THEN: A scene from Newport

South Wales Argus: NOW AND THEN: A scene from Newport

3:57pm Monday 28th April 2014

This week we feature a scene from Newport.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Second dead baby found

South Wales Argus:

11:01am Thursday 17th April 2014

There were grim discoveries in Gwent after the bodies of two babies were found.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 25 years ago - Gwent Hillsborough survivor tells of tragedy

South Wales Argus: A harrowing image from the 1989 Hillsborough tragedy

6:20am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A Gwent Liverpool fan spoke of the helplessness he felt as he watched a tidal wave of death build up at Hillsborough.

NOW AND THEN: St Julian’s Methodist Church, Newport

South Wales Argus: NOW AND THEN: A scene from Newport

6:10am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Last week’s picture showed St Julian’s Methodist Church at the junction of Caerleon Rd and St Julian’s Ave.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 25 years ago - Newport church founders walk out

South Wales Argus:

1:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

THERE was trouble at the King's Church in Newport after founder-members walked out in a bitter split on how the church was being run.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - George Street Bridge opens

South Wales Argus:

6:20am Wednesday 9th April 2014

The new £2 million George Street Bridge was officially opened by the town mayor, councillor Trevor Vaughan, marking the culmination of a 17-year-old dream.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 100 years ago - Grave of Chartist leader John Frost found in Bristol

South Wales Argus:

7:10am Tuesday 8th April 2014

THE GRAVE of Chartist leader John Frost was found in a Bristol churchyard by Newport man Mr H Tudor Davies.

NOW AND THEN: Chepstow Road and the cenotaph, Newport

South Wales Argus: NOW AND THEN: A scene from Newport

5:40am Tuesday 8th April 2014

This week we feature a scene from Newport.

ARGUS ARCHIVE: 100 years ago - Usk farmers in court over hedge

8:40am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Two Usk farmers were at variance in Usk court, over a hedge separating their properties.






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