Crumlin school celebrates good report

Campaign Series: WELL DONE: Crumlin High Level Primary School pupils celebrate a good Estyn report.

10:29am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A VALLEYS primary school is celebrating the end of the summer term with a good report from Estyn inspectors.

Murder accused thought wound was not serious

Campaign Series: Trinant murder trial: Jury shown knives which could have been used in incident

9:50am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A TRINANT man said the fatal stab wound he inflicted on his friend “didn’t seem that serious”, a court heard yesterday.

Abercarn teenager raised over £2,000 for Sick Children's Trust

Campaign Series: Callista Dowling fundraising for The Sick Children's Trust. Pictured is Callista at home in Abercarn. (6683216)

9:16am Monday 21st July 2014

AN ABERCARN teen who underwent a life-changing operation to correct an 85 degree curvature of her spine which could have paralysed her or claimed her life, is overjoyed after raising more than £2,000 for the charity which helped her.

Man who breached prison licence found

12:22pm Monday 21st July 2014

TYLER Cook, 19, from Argoed, who police wanted to find as he had breached his licence conditions has been located and arrested and is in the custody of the prison service.

'Heartbroken' family’s desperate plea to find mum's rings after her death from cancer

Campaign Series: HEARTBROKEN: Keith Chung, right, with daughter Leiona and son Koby, behind with wife Sian who died on Friday and whose rings have been lost (8445523)

5:01pm Monday 21st July 2014

A CWMCARN man has made a desperate appeal to help find his wife's wedding rings which were lost shortly after her death last week.

QUIZ: How well do you know your area?

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3:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

WHAT proportion of people in Newport are Christian? How many people in Abergavenny have a degree? Take this quiz and test your knowledge.

New Islwyn school plans 'progressing well'

9:34am Sunday 20th July 2014

PLANS for a new school in the Islwyn West area are “progressing well”, according to the local authority.

Newbridge students premiere anti-bullying film

Campaign Series: FILMMAKERS: Newbridge Inclusion Centre Pupils (l-r) Callum Williams, Dylan Chequer, Kieron Connick, Caymen Perring, Paige Bennett, Samantha Jones, Jason Stapleton and Demi Vernall.

1:20pm Saturday 19th July 2014

PUPILS at Newbridge Inclusion Centre have premiered a short film they created to tackle bullying in the classroom.

UPDATE: Heavy rain could bring flooding to Wales

Campaign Series: Experts have warned that the risk of flooding this autumn and winter is higher than usual because of the wet summer

2:20pm Friday 18th July 2014

A WARNING of flooding has been issued for much of Wales with heavy rain expected to fall overnight.

Homes found for abandoned horses

9:28am Friday 18th July 2014

BLAENAU Gwent and Caerphilly councils have worked in partnership with equine charities and organisations from around the UK to find new homes for almost 50 horses and ponies on Manmoel Common.

Alleged killer ‘began to cry’

12:17pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE man on trial for his friend’s murder cried and told a policeman of how he had committed “the big one” after he was arrested, a jury heard yesterday.

Gwent parents to face £60 truancy fines

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11:33am Wednesday 16th July 2014

COUNCIL chiefs yesterday agreed to issue “punitive” fines to families of children who miss school through unauthorised absences.

Caerphilly school needs big improvement

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1:29pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A CAERPHILLY secondary school has been told by inspectors that it needs “significant improvement”, which is one inspection category above special measures.

Murder accused ‘upset at grandfather's death’

Campaign Series: Trinant murder trial: Jury shown knives which could have been used in incident

1:06pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A MAN accused of the murder of his friend said he was upset because his grandfather had died following the incident, a court heard.

Jocelyn Davies AM to step down in 2016

Campaign Series: Jocelyn Davies (3885071)

10:09am Wednesday 16th July 2014

JOCELYN Davies, AM for South Wales East has announced she will be stepping down from the National Assembly at the 2016 elections.

Wales set for ban on smoking in cars with children

Campaign Series: Bolton MPs are in favour of a ban on smoking in cars while children are present

10:09am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A BAN on people smoking in cars with children will be introduced in Wales it was revealed today.

Blackwood teen cancer survivor starts fundraising

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8:20pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A 19-year-old from Blackwood who overcame a three-year battle with leukaemia when he was seven is now organising a fundraising event to help others with the disease.

Appeal after ex-prisoner breaches licence

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4:15pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

GWENT Police are appealing for help in finding an Argoed man who breached his licence conditions after being released from prison.

Owner injured after pair try to steal man's dog

Campaign Series: Pontypool police in bid to cut car crime

3:51pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

GWENT Police are appealing for information after a man was injured after two people tried to steal his dog in Abercarn.

CCTV appeal after superstore petrol theft

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12:17pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

GWENT Police would like to speak to this man following a fuel theft from Tesco at Ystrad Mynach.

Murder jury hears friends’ evidence

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9:42am Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE JURY in the trial of a man accused of the murder of a friend, have heard from friends about the events leading up to the fatal incident earlier this year.

Blackwood pupils stage Proclaimers musical

Campaign Series: GETTING IT GOING 'Sunshine on Leith' rehearsals, by cast members of Blackwood Comprehensive School (7991060)

11:18am Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE Scottish musical Sunshine on Leith is coming to Blackwood Comprehensive School tonight (Tuesday) and tomorrow.

Gwent hit hard by cuts in prison officer numbers

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2:22pm Monday 14th July 2014

THE number of prison officers in Wales has been cut by 15 per cent in three years, with the biggest decrease reported in Gwent.

Work on Islwyn 'super school' to start next year

2:28pm Monday 14th July 2014

CONSTRUCTION work on a £18.5 million super school in Oakdale could start as early next March.

Gwent parents to face £60 truancy fines from this autumn

Campaign Series: Uniforms are among the regular costs to pay to get your child back in the classroom.

10:01am Sunday 13th July 2014

EDUCATION chiefs are to hand out “punitive” fines to families of children who skip school from September.

Manic Nicky Wire slams Newport's cultural ‘demolition’

Campaign Series: Argus-Mark   Reporter-  27-01-11The Manic Street Preachers outside the Blackwood Miners Institute ahead of the Radio 2 concertJames Dean Bradfield, Nicky Wire and Sean Moore (8081896)

5:09pm Thursday 10th July 2014

MANIC Street Preachers bassist and Newport resident Nicky Wire has spoken of his frustration over cuts to culture in the city and across Wales.

Alleged victim in rows with murder accused

12:48pm Thursday 10th July 2014

NEIGHBOURS of a man accused of the murder of his friend in a Gwent village last January, have described seeing and hearing the pair arguing in the street.

Suspended officers costing council £700k

Campaign Series: IN COURT:  Anthony O'Sullivan

12:20pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A GWENT council will pay around £700,000 in salaries to three suspended senior officers, it has been revealed.

'I didn't hurt my child' - mother tells murder jury

Campaign Series: Newport Crown Court

11:20am Thursday 10th July 2014

A MOTHER whose former boyfriend is on trial accused of murdering her newborn son has told a jury of her confidence she did not accidentally injure her child when rushing to get ready for a night out.

Accused held knife to man's throat - murder jury hears

Campaign Series: DIED: Ian Davies

9:30am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A MAN accused of the murder of a friend at his home in a Gwent village held a knife to his alleged victim’s throat just weeks before, and threatened to “cut” him, a court was told.

'Baby died after beating with shoe' - court hears

Campaign Series: Newport Crown Court

5:59pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A MAN accused of murdering a six-week-old baby he was looking after beat the child with a shoe and plastic bottle causing him brain damage, a court heard.

Night shelter could open longer this winter

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11:07am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A SCHEME that sees Caerphilly council work with local churches and volunteers to support rough sleepers is looking to be extended later this year.

Jack’s Appeal in double success

Campaign Series: INSPIRATION: Oakdale teenager Jack Thomas who died after suspected heart failurefailure

10:31am Wednesday 9th July 2014

PUPILS at Trinity Fields School and Resource Centre in Ystrad Mynach, and those at Bedwas High School have become the latest youngsters to receive a defibrillator thanks to the Campaign- backed Jack’s Appeal.

Have you been hit by flash floods?

Campaign Series: Flooding on A468 near Machen

3:47pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

HAVE you been hit by torrential rain in Gwent this afternoon?

Life-saving device arrives at Pengam school

Campaign Series: Lewis School Pengam, Gilfach Bargoed received a heart defibrillator from Gelli Gaer Community Council as part of Jack's Appeal.  Pictured during the morning assembly from left June Thomas, Cllr Judith Pritchard, Chris Parry and Sharon Owen. (7907248)

1:04pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

THE Argus campaign to install a defibrillator in every Gwent school celebrated another success yesterday [Monday 7] after Lewis School in Pengam became the latest to receive the life-saving device.

Plan to rid schools of asbestos

10:43am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A GWENT council is to begin a two-year programme to rid its schools of asbestos.

Thousands of Gwent workers to walk out on strike

Campaign Series: UNISON workers from Caerphilly Council Offices at Penallta House, Ystrad Mynach, walked out at lunchtime today as part of a national day of action with the GMB, UNISON and UNITE.  Pictured is a sign on display at the strike action. (3807587)

5:08am Monday 7th July 2014

MORE than 18,000 Gwent union members are set to strike on Thursday, including teachers, fire fighters, dinner ladies and local government workers, in various disputes over pay and pensions.

Grand day out at Machen Agricultural Show

Campaign Series: Hot dogs. Welsh hounds wait for their turn in the judging ring (7892686)

5:24pm Sunday 6th July 2014

TAILS wagged, ice-creams were licked and animals and families alike enjoyed the spectacle of Machen Agricultural Show on Saturday.

Risca thug in ‘racist’ attack is jailed

Campaign Series: JAILED: Two Newport men were sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court yesterday for importing mephedrone

1:10pm Saturday 5th July 2014

A RISCA man has been jailed for committing a “disgraceful” racially aggravated assault on the owner of his local shop.

Firefighters set to strike for 8 days

Campaign Series: Firefighters on strike at Fairweather Green fire station.

2:27pm Friday 4th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS in England and Wales will strike on eight consecutive days this month it was revealed today.

Pentwynmawr pupils enjoy mock wedding

Campaign Series: Pentwynmawr Primary School nursery and reception children taking part in a mock wedding for a RE Project. Pictured is Tia Summerhaze. (7809974)

10:43am Friday 4th July 2014

CHILDREN from Pentwynmawr Primary were excited to take part in their very own wedding service.

Volunteer heroes honoured at Caerphilly council ceremony

Campaign Series: AWARDS: Winners and sponsors at the awards night, with mayor Cllr David Carter and Lord Lieutenant Simon Boyle

4:35pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

DEDICATED volunteers across Caerphilly county borough were honoured in a special award ceremony sponsored by your Campaign.

LIVE: Prince Charles and Camilla visit Gwent

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9:49am Thursday 3rd July 2014

FOLLOW the royal visits as Prince Charles and Camilla come to Usk, Monmouth and Senghenydd today.

Appeals for more 20 mph zones

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7:32am Thursday 3rd July 2014

FIGURES released by the Welsh Government showed that 100 cyclists were killed or seriously injured on Welsh roads last year.

American Circus comes to Blackwood

Campaign Series: Uncle Sam's American Circus comes to Blackwood. Pictured are the performers of Uncle Sam's American Circus at Blackwood Showgound. (7792115)

5:08pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

UNCLE Sam’s American Circus has arrived in Blackwood.

Risca and Cwmbran post offices to be modernised

10:04am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A RISCA post office is to be modernised and its opening hours to double, including opening on Sunday, while Cwmbran post office is also being turned into a main-style branch.

Burglaries at business park in Ystrad Mynach

12:11pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A SPATE of burglaries at Duffryn Business Park in Ystrad Mynach took place over the weekend.

Video brings Caerphilly Castle back to life

Campaign Series: Video brings Caerphilly Castle back to life

5:15pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

COMPUTER technology is being used to bring Caerphilly Castle back to life, giving an idea of how it would have looked 700 years ago.

Rebuilding Caerphilly Castle with technology

Campaign Series: RE-IMAGINED: Missing sections of Caerphilly Castle rise from the ground as the south-east tower, that today out leans Pisa’s famous tower, straightens and returns to its former glory.

4:39pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

COMPUTER technology is being used to bring Caerphilly Castle back to life, giving an idea of how it would have looked 700 years ago.

Caerphilly waste charges to be delayed

Campaign Series: UNISON workers from  Caerphilly Council Offices at Penallta House, Ystrad Mynach, walked out at lunchtime today as part of a national day of action with the GMB, UNISON and UNITE.  Pictured is the outside of Penallta House. (3807519)

5:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

CAERPHILLY council is to delay charging at at its household waste recycling centres while it provides clarification over the scheme.


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