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  • Popular Crows boss may be forced to quit football

    CWMBRAN Town may have to search for a new manager if a mystery illness picked up by Tony Willcox forces doctors to advise him to scale down his commitment to the Welsh Premier club. The 46-year-old former Ton Pentre player and Barry Town manager is to

  • Moffett determined to tighten WRU belts further

    THE Welsh Rugby Union ARE cutting key development jobs in an effort to save money. They have confirmed the accuracy of yesterday's exclusive Argus story that new group chief executive David Moffett is wielding the axe even further. "Your story is accurate

  • Bomb find causes chaos in town

    CWMBRAN town centre was brought to a standstill yesterday after a wartime rocket was taken to the police station. The station, magistrates court, health centre and nearby houses were evacuated at 12.50pm and shoppers were warned to stay away. Tudor Road

  • Ruddock backing his Mr Indestructable

    EBBW Vale will be hoping their Mr Indestructible will help them through when they face up to Welsh Champions Llanelli on Saturday. Confidence at Vale is not exactly on a high against the Scarlets after they have been trounced twice already this season

  • Parking row grows

    MARKS and Spencer has joined the chorus of discontented Newport traders complaining about the city's parking. The general manager complained after the Argus revealed on Tuesday how Kingsway retailers claimed the closure of the centre's car park hit profits

  • Rugby side accused of 'scary violence'

    A GWENT rugby side are to cite a Rhondda Valley side following a "frightening" game they claim descended into a violent brawl. Officials at Fleur-de-Lys Rugby Football Club are writing a letter of complaint to the Welsh Rugby Union about the conduct of

  • AM fights for town's rail stop

    CALLS are being made for Crumlin to get its own railway station when the Cardiff to Ebbw Vale passenger railway line re-opens. Islwyn AM Brian Hancock is campaigning for the economic regeneration of the Navigation Colliery site and wants a railway station

  • Petrol bomb terror

    A FATHER says he fears for his family's safety after their car was petrol bombed in a terrifying incident. A Ford Sierra Sapphire owned by Nicholas Portman was destroyed, and the 20-foot flames from it caused substantial damage to his neighbour's garage

  • Thousands sign up for traffic calming

    RESIDENTS on a Newport estate where a schoolboy died after being hit by a car have presented a petition to the council calling for traffic calming. Kieron Evans, aged seven, was knocked down in Hendre Farm Drive, Ringland, on June 12. He died in hospital

  • Vandals attack ancient oak trees

    FORESTRY chiefs were called in after ancient oak trees in Monmouthshire were damaged. Monmouthshire county council's countryside department launched an investigation after it received a report that the trees at Tredunnock were damaged. Jim Keech and George

  • Should you video them?

    THERE was confusion across Gwent today over parents' rights to film or photograph their children in school productions. Councils in Edinburgh, Norfolk and Luton have provoked a storm of controversy by banning parents from filming school nativities and

  • Montgomery: No regrets about playing for Newport

    SOUTH African rugby ace Percy Montgomery has no regrets about joining Newport and says he'll be happy to play provincial rugby if it's adopted in Wales. The 50-times capped full back has seen Newport's fortunes decline since agreeing to join them and

  • 'Honeytrap' abuser jailed for ten years

    A GWENT man who abused children after turning his home into a honeytrap for youngsters was yesterday jailed for ten years. Dennis Joy, 48, of Cwmbran, had previously pleaded guilty to rape, gross indecency, 16 counts of indecent assault and two counts

  • Montgomery: No regrets about playing for Newport

    SOUTH African rugby ace Percy Montgomery has no regrets about joining Newport and says he'll be happy to play provincial rugby if it's adopted in Wales. The 50-times capped full back has seen Newport's fortunes decline since agreeing to join them and