50 years ago

TWO Newport teenagers presented a petition bearing 10,500 signatures to the mayor. The petition was requesting better entertainment facilities in the town.

AT AN annual South Wales Argus dinner, it was announced that the re-housing of the paper in the near future was being considered.

SWEEPING changes were proposed to archaic Sunday observance laws. If accepted, they would mean more live Sunday entertainment and an end to the frustrating tangle of Sunday trading laws.

RESIDENTS of Castleton were demanding new road signs and a speed limit, after a road traffic accident claimed three lives. It was recorded as the third fatal road accident in the area in a year.