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3 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Start of the Noah's Ark charity walk in Pontypool park organised by Danielle George

"Miracle baby" Olivia George who almost died from meningitis. Pictured is Olivia George with Mum Danielle, Brother Isacc, and Dad Jamie.

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3 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

A 48k Pontypool fountain still does not work

COUNCIL chiefs have come under criticism after splashing almost A 50,000 on a fountain, which it is alleged has not worked properly since its unveiling two years ago.

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6 hrs ago | BBC News

Businesses 'need more hardship help'

It found half of the 22 authorities did not offer hardship relief to businesses hit by short-term crisis in the last three years.

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10 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Pedestrian in accident on A303 near Stonehenge dies

Patrick Sturtivant, 37, from Monmouthshire, South Wales, suffered serious head injuries in the collision with a Mercedes 300 on Friday night.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

South Wales Argus

Pontypool woman celebrates 108th birthday

Yesterday, dressed in a red and black outfit, she opened a telegraph from The Queen, had numerous bouquets of flowers in her favourite colours, red and white, as well as receiving boxes of chocolates and clothes.

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South Wales Argus

Newport skyline changing as Friars Walk takes shape

NEWPORT'S newest major department store is taking shape and building has started on a cinema at the Friars Walk development, pictures show.

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South Wales Argus

MMR vaccine uptake increases in Gwent

VACCINATIONS against measles, mumps and rubella increased in Gwent during the first quarter of 2014 as awareness remained high in the aftermath of last year's Swansea outbreak.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Mumps, Torfaen County, Wales, United Kingdom,

Mirror.co.uk

The top 10 couples escapes under A 500pp - perfect time for a romantic late getaway

The Med has all the summer's heat stored up, warm days are tailor made for European city breaks and here in the UK trees have the first kiss of autumn colour Postira is a pretty, unspoilt fishing village surrounded by vineyards on the Island of Brac and it's just a 10-minute drive from Supetar, where the ferry from Split sails in.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

IcNetwork

Nato Summit 2014: From 9,500 police officers to counter-summits,...

Nato Summit 2014: From 9,500 police officers to counter-summits, here's everything you need to know about the gathering of world leaders Unprecedented security will be in place when world leaders gather in Newport for one of the most important Nato summits in this history of the alliance.

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IcNetwork

Pub manager left with serious facial injuries after pint glass attack

Marcin Jalenewski, 38, manager at the Gol bar in Merthyr Tydfil, knew his attacker, Krystian Jagietto, from a previous job working at a poultry factory in Abergavenny.

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Campaignseries.co.uk

Dead Risca man named locally as Stephen Lambert

THE man who died following an incident in Risca on Wednesday night causing police to launch a murder investigation has been named locally as Stephen 'Lammy' Lambert.

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IcNetwork

Houses for sale in Wales: 10 of the best homes to buy in the country's most desirable post codes

Ever fancied buying a house in one of the post codes named Wales' most desirable? Have a gander at what's on offer... The tiny crossroads village in Anglesey came top of a poll commissioned by the Royal Mail who bid to find out the most desirable postcodes in England, Scotland and Wales.

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IcNetwork

Lipsmackin' marvels in Wales this weekend

The weather's set for an upturn, so we may have some more summer weekends to come this year, but here's our pick of what to do in Wales if you're rumbly of tummy this weekend The ever growing Pop Up Cardiff have announced a food combination of new flavours and old favourites for their last Pop Up in August.

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South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire Show Three's a Crowd Mia Price prepares her charollais for the show

Monmouthshire Show PROTECTION FROM THE ELEMENTS Lucy Jones of Magor and her calf who got first in the junior class Monmouthshire Show PROTECTION FROM THE ELEMENTS Lucy Jones of Magor and her calf who got first in the junior class The Monmouthshire Show was held at the town's showground and its acting secretary, Rose Webb, said visitors had come ... (more)

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This Is Somerset

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The closure of bottle banks near a Gloucestershire barracks is just one of the measures being taken as security is tightened across the West ahead of next week's Nato summit.

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South Wales Argus

Drugs four jailed after Newport house raid

FOUR Newport men were jailed yesterday for a total of five years for their part in a conspiracy to flood the streets with thousands of pounds worth of amphetamine.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Activists: Men need to act after baby's murder

The day after a baby girl was shot dead and her mother critically wounded, community leaders are demanding men in Louisville's West End take action and called for the killer to turn himself in.

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South Wales Argus

Gwent's Forgotten Past: Monks, Methodists and a turbulent priest

During the abbey's early years from 1148 to 1157, Abbot Henry, a highly-spiritual man, took control of the community.

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FarmingUK

Local knowledge critical to future water level management in Welsh lowlands

Natural Resources Wales ' Report, launched recently, is the first of its kind in Wales looking at the work authorities are conducting across Wales to reduce the risk of flooding.

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IcNorthWales

Wales Air Ambulance: Duo cycle around Wales raising A 2,000

Richard Lawson from Chester and John Plunkett, headteacher of Flint Mountain Primary School completed the epic 654-mile ride in eight days Richard Lawson and John Plunkett teamed up for the mammoth challenge pedalling from Chepstow through Wales to finish on the English-Welsh border in Chester, to raise cash for the Wales Air Ambulance.

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