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4 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Young clothes designer jailed for glassing a man in a pub

A young clothes designer who glassed a man in a pub apologised to his victim after he was jailed for eight months.

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8 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Gwent's Forgotten Past: From Houdini to Morrissey - how Gwent is entertained

WELCOME to our new summer feature series bringing you a glimpse of Gwent's Forgotten Past.

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10 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Tackling poverty is the only way to tackle childhood obesity, says think tank director

New figures show that more than 10% of four and five year olds in Wales are obese with 26% classed as overweight or obese Wales' childhood obesity crisis can only be tackled if poor families can access affordable food, the director of one of Wales' leading think tanks has warned.

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11 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

THE winner of this year's Poet of Pontypool competition have been announced.

The competitions, run by Pontypool Community Council, closed on June 6, with poems to be based on either Seeds of Hope or The Old Soldier.

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12 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Rare glass on show in Pontypool

Looking at the Blaschka glass exhibit at Pontypool museum are Julian Carter, , and Mark Richards, deputy director general and director of operations at the National Museum of Wales It is the first time Blaschka Glass has been on show in Torfaen - an example of the museum providing an opportunity for local people to see an extremely rare collection.

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12 hrs ago | Freepressseries.co.uk

PONTYPOOL Museum has launched a Blaschka Glass exhibition.

It is the first time Blaschka Glass has been on show in Torfaen - an example of the museum providing an opportunity for local people to see an extremely rare collection.

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16 hrs ago | Freepressseries.co.uk

Free Press Series: Star Riders: The under-16s category race gets under way

BRITAIN'S best cyclists came to Chepstow last night for the grand finale of British Cycling's Elite Circuit Series.

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17 hrs ago | BBC News

One-in-10 Welsh children are obese

More than a quarter of Wales' four and five-year-olds are overweight - with more than one in 10 classed as obese, say public health officials.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

South Wales Argus

Ridgeway loo could become cafe

A DISUSED public shelter and toilets in Newport could be saved from being demolished as a local father dreams of opening a cafe on site.

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Freepressseries.co.uk

Gilwern residents object to homes plan

GILWERN residents have raised objections to a planning application to build 92 residential units and a new road on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

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South Wales Argus

Probe into cross-border health care

The Welsh Affairs Committee, which Mr Davies chairs, will examine the workings of the NHS for patients who rely on healthcare facilities on the other side of the border.

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South Wales Argus

Half of 999 calls miss target

FIGURES released yesterday show that over half of the category A emergency calls in Wales fail to meet the Assembly Government's response time target of eight minutes.

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South Wales Argus

Pamela Evans on her graduation

A TEACHER at a Pontypool school who taught generations of children has come full circle on her retirement - teaching both the first and last pupils to attend it.

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Family celebrates Pontypool woman's 100th birthday

FAMILY members from as far afield as Ireland made the trip to Pontypool on Tuesday for a Gwent great-grandmother's 100th birthday.

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Police hunt for convicted killer, thought to be on loose in Hockley

Officers from the Gwent region are appealing for information to find Turner, who may be in Essex, as he was recalled to prison after breaching his licence.

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Top IT man cleared of fraud makes complaint against Gwent Police Chief

A SENIOR Torfaen council officer who was cleared of fraud earlier this year has made a complaint about Gwent Police chief constable Jeff Farrar and said he is "looking for justice".

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IcNetwork

Emergency crews pull a body from the River Usk in Newport

South Wales Fire and Rescue, SARA and Gwent Police were called to the river between Newport and Caerleon after reports that someone had fallen into the water near the M4 bridge alongside the Brynglas Tunnels, on Tuesday night.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

South Wales Argus

LAST week we visited Chepstow Road, Newport, and received the following replies:

I believe the Now and Then picture is Chepstow Road, Newport. Eveswell School was on the left and in the distance is a tram car.

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IcNetwork

Road trip restaurants: Where to eat just off the M4

Heading out west for the summer break? Or just visiting for the day? Here's our must-read guide on where to stop for the best motorway munchies Caldicot boasts takeaway Angelo's Fish Bar just 0.8 miles from the junction, but if you're after something of the sit-down variety, there's also The Spice Trail , authentic Indian food just a mile from the ... (more)

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South Wales Argus

Dragons and ex-Wales star guilty of assaulting ex-girlfriend and former Miss Wales

Dragons and ex-Wales star Ian Gough guilty of assaulting ex-girlfriend and former Miss Wales and partner of Another Level star Dane Bowers, Sophia Cahill Ex-Wales international rugby star Ian Gough was today found guilty at Croydon Magistrates' Court of assaulting his ex-girlfriend and former Miss Wales Sophia Cahill just weeks after she got ... (more)

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