• Where is his mum?

    THREE months after baby Oliver was found abandoned outside a Newport home, police are continuing their quest to find his mother. Despite massive publicity just after the little boy was found, his mum has failed to come forward. Police have been following

  • Jobs hopes dashed

    HOPES of job creation at the former LG Semicon factory in Newport were dashed this morning. The empty factory, which has never seen any production, was thought to have been bought by another company. But reports now indicate that it has been excluded

  • Crows' Euro hopes dies

    CWMBRAN'S players should be safe to book their summer holidays after a sixth defeat in eight games last night left them needing a football miracle to qualify for Europe. A Rhyl victory at Connah's Quay tomorrow night will end all hopes and, if that does

  • End of an era as Civil Service fold

    NEWPORT Civil Service end 75 years of rugby tonight with a final game at their Bettws ground. The game will consist of two teams of current and former Civil players and, afterwards, there will be a reunion of many old players in the clubhouse. Civil have

  • Residents to have say on health care

    A NEW group was launched last night to improve people's health in one of Wales' most deprived areas. Trevethin and District Health Watch, the only scheme of its kind in Torfaen, aims to combat the effects of poverty in the ward, said in a recent study

  • Griffiths leads Gwent golfers in pro-am

    GWENT competitors were very much to the fore in the Welsh Pro-Am Alliance meeting over the St Mellons course. Parc-based Darren Griffiths, the son of former world snooker champion Terry, returned a splendid 69 to finish runner-up in the professional section

  • I wannabe a Tot Idol!

    A WANNA-BE Gwent Tot Idol has sung her way through to the final 15 of a national TV talent competition. Nine-year-old Demi Holborn's big brother secretly sent a tape of her singing into the GMTV Tot Stars competition, and the next moment she was being

  • 'Go-slow courts add to our grief'

    THE devastated family of a former Newport woman found bludgeoned to death say the go-slow Canadian justice system is adding to their anguish. The family of Newport-born Angela Steer say they are appalled by the time it is taking for her alleged murderer

  • Mayo triumphant

    NEWPORT professional Paul Mayo showed once again that there is still plenty of life in the veteran former European Tour player as he lifted the South Wales PGA title for the Graham Poor Memorial Trophy for the third time with a series of classy displays

  • Police put brakes on bad bikers

    GWENT police are launching a campaign to target anti-social motorcyclists. Spearheaded by Sergeant Gary Morgan, of Abergavenny police, the campaign aims to target those motorcyclists who speed, make dangerous manoeuvres or have loud exhausts. Sgt Morgan

  • Enzo hits back after low blow

    ENZO CALZAGHE has hit back at a veiled attack on his world champion son, Joe, (pictured) by Prince Naseem Hamed. Hamed claimed that Gwent's WBO super-middleweight king should not 'call out names like (Bernard) Hopkins and Roy Jones as future opponents

  • Board on League mission

    THE quartet of new directors at Newport County have promised to breathe new life into the club and have said: 'We want Football League status.' The four successful businessmen, who will concentrate on clawing much-needed commercial revenue into the club

  • 'My son was ordered off school bus'

    A GWENT schoolboy was ordered off a bus and walked nearly three miles home after the driver claimed he started a fight. Huw Kinghan, 11, (pictured with mother Sue) a pupil at St Joseph's High School, Newport, was told he had to get off following a fight

  • Emma pulls it off!

    A MONMOUTH actress has clinched a big break in a top West End musical. Former Monmouth Comprehensive pupil Emma Thompson is about to make her debut in Andrew Lloyd Webber's new production, Daisy Pulls It Off. Emma, 23, now acts under her stage name of

  • 'Berserk' drinker bit PC

    A GWENT mechanic thrown out of a city centre pub went "berserk" as officers tried to arrest him, a court heard. Matthew Williams butted the doors of a police van and bit a police constable on his forearm, Cardiff crown court was told. He also lashed out

  • Stranger saves kids trapped in mud

    A MOTHER last night told of her gratitude to a mystery man who plucked her two children to safety from a pond's muddy grip. Robert Waters, six, and his 14-year-old sister Rachel were playing in a pond in Sir Harold Finch memorial park in Pontllanfraith

  • Vale restore some pride in Scotland

    EBBW Vale coach Mike Ruddock insisted there were plenty of positives to come out of last night's 49-31 defeat by form-team Edinburgh at Meadowbank Stadium. The Steelmen were in the hunt until the closing stages and it was certainly an improvement from

  • Jail for 'Del Boy' fraudster

    A 'DEL BOY' salesman was yesterdayjailed for conning £160,000 from other companies. David Perry was jailed for 30 months yesterday after admitting fraudulent trading, two counts of forgery, and eight counts of obtaining money by deception. Last night

  • Today's ads: SHAW (Kate) Happy 21st birthday Kate Hope you enjoy your party All our love, Mum, Dad and Rob XXX

  • Today's ads: CROSS A big thankyou for our beautiful second grandson LEE DAVID Lots of love to Rachel, Martin and Mathew Mum and Roger XXX CROSS Thank you RACHEL for our second precious son LEE DAVID a much wanted brother for MATHEW Born 18th April 2002

  • Deadly dog virus is back

    DOG owners are being warned to ensure their pets are vaccinated, following an outbreak in Gwent of a potentially deadly disease. Staff at Summerhill Veterinary Surgery, New-port, are warning dog owners to vaccinate their dogs after treating 12 dogs with

  • Howarth in line to face Cardiff

    SHANE Howarth could be back for Newport's vital Welsh/Scottish League clash against Cardiff at Rodney Parade on Friday night. Howarth (pictured) is battling to recover from the damaged ribs, suffered against Neath last week, and is desperate to return

  • Young hopefuls line up for roles

    HUNDREDS of teenagers turned out to audition for a touring play which will be visiting Monmouthshire schools. 'The Crime Of Your Life' is the brainchild of Monmouthshire Youth Service and will tour schools across the county in July. Auditions were held

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