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  • Moffett: "I won't run away from budget row."

    WELSH rugby is set for another crucial power battle, with the new slimmed-down WRU on a major collision course with the vast majority of clubs. WRU group chief executive David Moffett considered resignation after an overwhelming vote at Saturday's annual

  • When telling tales is name of the game

    CHILDREN are usually told not to tell tales - but Saturday's storytelling workshop at Caldicot Castle was a masterclass in the ancient art. The workshop was run by Full House Theatre Company, who present their own show Secrets of Sherwood in the castle

  • Royal opening for new top-class riding arena

    A £250,000 new equestrian facility in Gwent will be opened by a member of Jordan's royal family. Princess Haya of Jordan, daughter of the late King Hussein and also a star in the equestrian world, will be the guest of honour at the opening ceremony of

  • Support the Dragons!

    COME out and support us -- that was the plea to rugby fans from new Gwent Dragons captain An-dy Marinos and coa-ch Mike Ruddock as the Dragons were launched in Newport today. They urged supporters, especially those from Newport, to forget about all the

  • Lorry load of fun for BUSK

    WOMEN in Gwent have felt the need for speed this weekend. More than 100 women have gone full throttle at the Army Training Base, in Caerwent, at the Ladies Driving Challenge. The event was held all-day Saturday and Sunday to raise awareness and funds

  • AM in climb to boost fitness

    NEWPORT East AM John Griffiths was scaling Mount Snowdon today to launch the Assembly's 20-year plan to make the Welsh fitter. Only 28% of adults in Wales take regular exercise leading to ill health and early deaths. It is estimated it costs the Welsh

  • Stop car crime!

    CAR thieves beware! Today the Argus begins a major campaign to strike back at the individuals who cause distress and misery every day by stealing or breaking into our cars. Vehicle crime in our area has reached epidemic proportions and it is time to fight

  • Moffett: "I won't run away"

    WELSH rugby is set for another crucial power battle, with the new slimmed-down WRU on a major collision course with the vast majority of clubs. WRU group chief executive David Moffett considered resignation after an overwhelming vote at Saturday's annual

  • Moffett: "I won't run away from budget row."

    WELSH rugby is set for another crucial power battle, with the new slimmed-down WRU on a major collision course with the vast majority of clubs. WRU group chief executive David Moffett considered resignation after an overwhelming vote at Saturday's annual

  • Missing daughter: Anguish goes on

    AN ABERGAVENNY father is facing the second anniversary of his daughter's disappearance - and is no nearer to finding out what has happened to her. It is a year since a murder hunt was launched in Germany in a bid to find out what happened to missing Louise

  • Golden boxer aims to corner a degree

    CWMBRAN'S Commonwealth gold-medal winning boxer Jamie Arthur is aiming to be a big hit outside the ring by studying at university. Jamie, who won gold at Manchester's Commonwealth Games last summer, has signed up to a part-time degree course in Sports

  • Moffett: "I won't run away from budget row."

    WELSH rugby is set for another crucial power battle, with the new slimmed-down WRU on a major collision course with the vast majority of clubs. WRU group chief executive David Moffett considered resignation after an overwhelming vote at Saturday's annual

  • Gloomy Baulch: "I just don't deserve a slot in Paris"

    JAMIE BAULCH won't be holding his breath waiting for a call from the British selectors ahead of the World Championships in Paris next month. The 30-year-old track star from Newport already knows that a place in the individual team is beyond him after

  • A foot too far for bin-men

    BIN-men refused to collect a Newport man's rubbish for five months because it was on his driveway and not the pavement - 12 inches away. Furious Philip Hodgkins, 55, has been in dispute with Newport city council over the matter since February and said

  • Tough week for County

    NEWPORT County continued their 100 per cent pre-season record with their late, late show at Caerleon - but the Dr Martens League side know that sterner assignments lie ahead. Welsh League Division One Caerleon, though, gave Peter Nicholas' men more than

  • 'Death trap terrace' razed to the ground

    A ROW of houses in Ebbw Vale - branded "death-trap terrace" by locals after the homes were gutted by fire and contaminated by asbestos - has been demolished. Last month more than 30 firefighters wearing white asbestos protective clothing battled through

  • Vote will protect gateway to town

    COUNCILLORS have voted to protect a key area of Pontypool in future developments - and make sure the facelift attracts visitors and businesses into the town. Torfaen councillors have approved the Clarence Corner development brief, which lays out a strict

  • Weary Malcolm set fair for France

    Christian Malcolm sped to second place in the 200- metre final at the Norwich Union World Trials and AAAs Championships in Birmingham last night, ensuring his automatic spot in the Great Britain team for the World Championships in Paris next month. The

  • Moffett: "I won't run away from budget row."

    WELSH rugby is set for another crucial power battle, with the new slimmed-down WRU on a major collision course with the vast majority of clubs. WRU group chief executive David Moffett considered resignation after an overwhelming vote at Saturday's annual