South Wales Argus

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 06:00:00 +0100
New owners of Ebbw Vale's Festival Park on its future
TALKS with the new owners of an almost entirely deserted shopping centre in Ebbw Vale have taken place, councillors have been told.

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 04:00:00 +0100
No Culture Here: Campaign linked to Newport City of Culture
FIND out why projections have recently appeared on buildings across Newport.

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 04:00:00 +0100
Artist transforming neglected Chepstow underpass
A CHEPSTOW artist is determined to make an unloved underpass into a more colourful welcome to Wales.

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 04:00:00 +0100
Blenheim Road: Residents demand action on Cwmbran road
RESIDENTS have said they fear there will be a “serious accident” if action is not taken to clamp down on speeding drivers on a road near a school in Cwmbran.

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 08:50:00 +0100
Why there were workmen on the pylons near the Severn Bridge
MOTORISTS crossing the M48 Severn Bridge may have been wondering why a group of workmen had scaled what is one of Britain's tallest pylons.

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 07:20:51 +0100
Traffic and Travel: Live updates from across Gwent's roads
Live updates from across the roads in Gwent.

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 06:00:00 +0100
Here's everyone fined for speeding in Newport this week
HERE is round-up of everyone who has been fined for speeding in the Newport area over the past week.

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 09:01:26 +0100
Heavy rain and gales forecast across Gwent this weekend
Heavy rain and gales are forecast across Newport, Pontypool, Abergavenny, Chepstow, Ebbw Vale and Caerphilly this weekend.

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 08:00:00 +0100
HGV jobs in Newport - this is how much they pay
There are shortages in this industry, and many firms are prepared to pay to secure new drivers

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 07:07:00 +0100
My favourite five: Lee Kershaw
The South Wales Argus Camera Club has 4,600-plus members and we've been asking them to pick their five favourite photographs to share.

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 06:07:00 +0100
Public notices: Could you be in for a windfall?
Here is a round up of public notices which have appeared in the South Wales Argus over the last week:

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 05:00:00 +0100
Help and support through bereavement
Coping with bereavement is never an easy thing to deal with. Here are 4 of the best funeral directors to help.

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 08:36:17 +0100
Doctor Who return hinted at by Billie Piper
Billie Piper has teased her return to Doctor Who as Rose Tyler following Russell T. Davies' return to the BBC show

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 17:00:00 +0100
Andrew Lambert: Body found in Monmouth woodland
POLICE have confirmed that the body of a man found near Monmouth yesterday is that of Andrew Lambert.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 15:14:00 +0100
Newport drugs gang jailed for nearly 30 years
A DRUGS gang who flooded the streets of Newport with heroin and cocaine have been jailed for nearly 30 years.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 12:39:30 +0100
Sam Davies: Dragons can end Irish hoodoo against Leinster
SAM Davies is confident the Dragons can end a four-year hoodoo against Irish sides as they prepare to face Leinster and Connacht in the URC.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 10:37:08 +0100
Newport man admits killing ‘loving son’ in city death crash
A MAN has pleaded guilty to killing a “loving son” in a death crash near Newport city centre.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 12:16:08 +0100
Monmouthshire one of Wales' lowest for Covid cases
THERE has been one new death in Gwent relating to Covid-19 according to Public Health Wales’ latest statistics – out of nine in Wales.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 18:00:00 +0100
Cromwell Road sinkhole update as new potential void spotted
THERE are fears a new sinkhole is about to appear in a Liswerry road - just as another which emerged earlier this month is close to being repaired.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 16:00:00 +0100
Newport takeaway chicken found to be pink and bloody
A CUSTOMER at a Newport takeaway was left shocked when they found that the chicken they had bought appeared to not have been cooked fully.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 04:00:00 +0100
Caerphilly drugs gang made £310,000 trafficking cocaine
A DRUGS gang who made £310,000 trafficking cocaine in the Gwent Valleys have less than £29,000 which can be recovered by police.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 16:40:13 +0100
Crash on A472 and M4 Coldra roundabout partially blocked
An 'incident' has closed a stretch of the A472 near Usk. Traffic is building at the scene

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 16:00:00 +0100
Mental health nurse struck off on 'public protection’ grounds
The hearing heard that Miss Woods was given a number of opportunities to demonstrate a willingness to change

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 16:00:00 +0100
London Marathon run up Pen y Fan after mum's MND diagnosis
A MAN will be running up Pen y Fan for the Virtual London Marathon for the Motor Neurone Disease Association, after his mum was diagnosed with the disease.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 12:17:54 +0100
Newport County teenager Aneurin Livermore get Wales U19 call
ANEURIN Livermore has been called up by Wales Under-19s after starting the season brightly with Newport County AFC.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 11:06:55 +0100
Family pay tribute to Motorcyclist who died in Machen crash
The family of Ian Edwards, a motorcyclist who died following a crash in Machen, have paid tribute to him, saying he will never be forgotten.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 07:26:44 +0100
Updates from across the roads and Gwent's petrol stations
Updates from across the roads and Gwent's petrol stations.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 04:00:00 +0100
‘Speeding’ A466 Wye Valley link road: Call for speed cameras
VIDEO footage of cars ‘speeding’ on a busy Chepstow road where there was a fatal crash in the summer has prompted calls for speed cameras to be installed.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 04:00:00 +0100
When direct Newport to Crosskeys trains are set to start
TfW have given an update on the much anticipated Ebbw Vale Town extension too

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 13:00:00 +0100
Private nursery plan for school in Abergavenny is scrapped
PLANS for the nursery of a new all-through school in Abergavenny to be privately-run have been scrapped following a backlash.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 08:00:00 +0100
Great Taste Awards winners announced: Who won in Newport
Some mouth watering menu items from the area have won big

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 06:00:00 +0100
In court from Newport, Tredegar, Risca and Blackwood
A ROUND-UP of recent cases heard at Newport Magistrates’ Court.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 19:00:00 +0100
Statue of Wales' first black headteacher Betty Campbell
A STATUE of Wales’ first black headteacher has been unveiled in Cardiff.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 18:00:00 +0100
Hunt for Barry burglars who stolen from man, 80
DETECTIVES are investigating a distraction burglary after thieves claiming to be water board workers stole from an elderly man in Barry.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 17:00:00 +0100
Blackwood pupil is finalist in Royal Mail stamp competition
A BLACKWOOD pupil is in the running to have her art featured in a special set of eight postal stamps.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 17:00:00 +0100
Monmouthshire council boundary changes confirmed
MONMOUTHSHIRE council will gain one extra councillor after changes to electoral boundaries were confirmed by the Welsh Government.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 15:00:00 +0100
Newbridge Leisure Centre £90k new play equipment
A CAERPHILLY borough leisure centre has seen its popular swimming pool given a makeover.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 10:20:00 +0100
Pontypool burglar recalled to prison after just two months
A BURGLAR from Pontypool is wanted just two months after he was released from prison.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 09:30:00 +0100
NHS Unite members may strike over three per cent pay rise
Unite Wales NHS workers have voted in a consultative ballot to reject the 3 per cent pay rise in favour of industrial action

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 06:00:00 +0100
Blaenau Gwent: Recycling boxes stolen and set on fire
CONCERNS have been raised that youths in Blaenau Gwent have been stealing recycling boxes and setting them on fire.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 19:00:00 +0100
Hinkley Point C supplied by 200 Welsh companies
NEW nuclear power station Hinkley Point C is being supplied by 200 Welsh companies five years on from when the project was first approved.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 14:00:00 +0100
Mobile Post Office to cover rural areas of Gwent and Barry
A MOBILE Post Office will be introduced next month covering rural communities around south Wales.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 09:30:00 +0100
Velindre cancer hospital in Cardiff judicial review refused
A JUDGE has thrown out a request for a judicial review into the new Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 09:04:45 +0100
Nick Thomas-Symonds: Labour will not defund police
DEFUNDING the police will never be a Labour policy, Torfaen MP and shadow home secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds has said.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 20:00:00 +0100
Headteachers speak out on pandemic experiences
HEADTEACHERS have shared their experiences leading their schools through the Covid-19 pandemic and the pressures they faced.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 19:00:00 +0100
Plaid Cymru postpones party conference over Covid concerns
The Plaid Cymru 2021 conference had been due to take place in Aberystwyth on October 15-16.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 11:00:00 +0100
The War of The Worlds 2022 UK tour starring Duncan James
Jeff Wayne's musical version of 'The War of The Worlds' returns to stage in 2022 with a star-studded cast, including Strictly Come Dancing's Kevin Clifton and Steps' star Claire Richards.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 21:00:00 +0100
Tenby Beer Festival postponed to 2022
A CHARITY beer festival planned for this autumn has been postponed because of the coronavirus situation.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 20:00:00 +0100
How Welsh economy can deal with climate change and Covid
A SPECIAL event looking at how the Welsh economy can adapt under the impact of climate change and the Coronavirus pandemic will take place later this week.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 10:49:40 +0100
Man arrested on suspicion of terrorism at Heathrow Airport
The man was arrested following an investigation by officers from Counter Terrorism Policing South East.