• Wales U20 20 England U20 26

    WALES Under-20s put up a brave fight but went down to defeat against their English counterparts at Parc y Scarlets. Tries by back row forwards Ed Siggery and Ben Thomas were not enough to prevent Darren Edwards' side from going down to a 26

  • Gutsy Arthur beaten by Booth

    CWMBRAN super bantamweight Jamie Arthur lost his Commonwealth title as his quest for the British crown ended in a points defeat to Jason Booth. Arthur dominated early on but in a gruelling contest in which both fighters suffered cuts it was 33-year

  • Gwent hospitals set for efficiency drive

    GWENT'S three biggest hospitals are seeking to transform the way their operating theatres are run, to make more efficient use of surgery time and boost patient care. NHS Wales' Transforming Theatres programme will be introduced at the Royal Gwent,

  • Woman found dead in Newport flat fire named

    A PREGNANT woman found dead after a flat fire in Liswerry, Newport, today, was named as Nikitta Jade Grender. The 19-year-old, who was heavily pregnant, was found in a first floor flat, after fire crews from Malpas, Maindee and Duffryn were

  • Felinfoel 15 Newport 74

    NEWPORT safely negotiated their Swalec Cup tie in Felinfoel this afternoon, running out 74-15 winners to secure a home round three derby clash with Blackwood. The Black and Ambers made light of a howling wind to run in 12 tries against their hosts from

  • Newport fire death update

    A WOMAN found dead after a flat fire in Liswerry, Newport, this morning, was heavily pregnant. Fire crews from Malpas, Maindee and Duffryn were called to Broadmead Park at around 7.50am. On arrival they received reports that someone

  • Newport students' film shortlisted for UK award

    TWO Newport students are looking forward to having their film screened to more than 2,000 people after it has been shortlisted for an award at a British Film Institute festival. Craig Devine, 20 and Glyn Davies, 21, who are both in their final

  • Lorg Raglan's Bugattis up for auction

    VINTAGE cars owned by the late Lord Raglan will be sold at auction today. A 1933 Bugatti Type 51 Grand Prix two-seater owned by Fitzroy John Somerset, who died last year, will be sold to the highest bidder at Bonhams' Paris sale of Motor Cars

  • Well-know Abergavenny vet dies

    A WELL respected Abergavenny veterinary surgeon has died after a short illness. Glynne Davies, 61, was the senior partner at Riverside Veterinary Centre in Brecon Road, a practice he set up with David Hassall thirty years ago. Having qualified as

  • Big guns back for Dragons cup showdown

    NEWPORT Gwent Dragons bring back some of their big guns for tomorrow’s LV Cup-tie against the Scarlets at Rodney Parade which will put them into only their second semi-final if they win. Skipper Tom Willis and Wales lock Luke Charteris, who stood down

  • Woman dead in Newport flat fire

    A WOMAN was found dead after a fire in a flat in Liswerry, Newport, this morning. Fire crews from Malpas, Maindee and Duffryn were called to Broadmead Park at around 7.50am. On arrival they received reports that someone was still in the property

  • Abertillery gets £13 million regeneration cash

    AFTER months of debate and uncertainty over funding, it was confirmed on Thursday that £13 million will be spent breathing new life into Abertillery. The money, which will come from the Assembly Government, European Regional Development fund

  • Pre-match bluster proves scrumthing and nothing

    FROM autumn strength to winter weakness – all eyes were on the set piece at the Millennium Stadium last night. A Welsh scrum shorn of world class Lions Gethin Jenkins and Adam Jones against an English lineout devoid of Tom Croft and Courtney

  • Dismal run continues for Gatland’s troops

    WALES made the worst possible start to World Cup year when they fell at the first hurdle, going down against England in the Six Nations opener at the Millennium Stadium last night. It was their eighth game without a victory and they now have

  • Changes made to Brynmawr housing plan

    CHANGES were made to controversial plans for 40 affordable homes and a new scout hut to be built in Brynmawr, ahead of a planning meeting this month. Melin Homes has made changes to its plans for a housing site on Factory Road in Brynmawr.