FROM a kind-hearted eight-year-old girl helping the homeless to a Torfaen ‘poppy queen’ retiring after 50 years of service, there has been plenty to smile about across Gwent this week.

Here’s a look at the full list of feel-good stories:

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Eight-year-old Lowri Walker from Risca has inspired her mum and community to help with donations for Christmas boxes for the homeless.

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(L-R) Zachary Eynon aged 9 months from Cwmbran and Lucas Ford aged 10 months from Newport. Both boys have had surgery to correct a misshapen skull

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Nancy Felton

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Part of the exhibition in the Westgate Hotel as part of Art on the Hill. Picture: www.christinsleyphotography.co.uk