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SCHOOL PROBLEMS: Dominic Barrett with his dad Ryan from Varteg. Dominic has had problems getting into a local school. (37487655)

Parents stuggle to find primary school place for four-year-old son

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Man arrested after Pontypool burglary

Man arrested after Pontypool burglary

Police hunt after arsonist goes missing from Gwent prison

Police hunt after arsonist goes missing from Gwent prison

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SOLAR FARM: The council’s planning officers are recommending the committee approve the council’s application for a 22,660 solar panel farm on land at Oak Grove Fa

Controversial solar farm to be decided by councillors

HELP: Elizabeth “Bette” Vaughan with Pauline Reed

Torfaen support worker retires after 45 years service

Man arrested after Pontypool burglary

Man arrested after Pontypool burglary

AWARENESS: Officers spoke to 27 motorbikes riders and 17 cars drivers

Motorists warned about road safety on busy road

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FOOD WASTE: The average UK household throws away £480 a year by not using all the food they buy

Chepstow group highlights food waste with challenge

LIFE SAVER: Guide Dog Cymru has been boosted by a donatiomn of more than £2,000 (library photo)

Guide dog charity boosted by £2,000 donation

ONLINE STAR: jordan Parker, 18, has spent the last two and half years making clips in his bedroom for his YouTube channel ShenanigansTVLive

Gwent teen behind humorous videos ‘snapped up’ by global media company

Firefighters called to Caldicot home over gas scare

Firefighters called to home over gas scare

SCAM WARNING: Woman has credit card stolen in supermarket car park after man asks for directions

SCAM WARNING: Woman has credit card stolen in supermarket car park after man asks for directions

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Flood warnings given as 'super-tides' set to hit Newport and Gwent

Flood warnings given as 'super-tides' set to hit Newport and Gwent

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Nigel Farage joins UKIP campaigners to back policy of scrapping Severn Bridge tolls after 2018 commitment comes to an end. (37145211)

UKIP leader calls for Severn tolls to be scrapped

TRAGIC: Donna Howell spoke ahead of the funeral of her 18-year-old son Ryan, who passed away at Royal Gwent Hospital after one of his lungs collapse

Cwmbran Only Boys Aloud teen loses cancer battle

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Sport

AMBITION: Wales' Aaron Ramsey in action against Cyprus on Thursday

Fans want a party but we still have a job to do, says Aaron Ramsey

WORLD CUP BID: Cory Allen, pictured making a tackle at the 2012 Junior World Championhship, will get the chance to impress for Wales this weekend

Wales centre Cory Allen delighted the World Cup dream is alive

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Promotion-chasing Pooler face tough test out west

Promotion-chasing Pooler face tough test out west

Wales' Gareth Bale ris mobbed by teams after scoring his side's first goal of the game during the UEFA European Championship Qualifying match at the GSP Stadium, Cyprus. Picture date: Thursday September 3, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Cyprus. Photo credit sh

Bale's brilliant header puts Wales on the verge of major tournament qualification

SUPERSTAR: Wales depend on Newport Gwent Dragons number eight Taulupe Faletau

Taulupe Faletau is our Mr Reliable and is hitting his prime but we can't take him for granted, says Wales boss Warren Gatland

Aaron Jarvis. (13698851)

Wales are gambling with just two World Cup hookers, admits Warren Gatland

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READY FOR ACTION: Cory Hill starts at lock for Newport Gwent Dragons in Galway

Connacht a tough test of Dragons' ambitions come rain or shine, says lock Cory Hill

BACK HOME: Wes Cunliffe will play for Newport this season after returning to his home city from Ebbw Vale

Winger Wes Cunliffe: Newport can be contenders at the top again

KICKING GAME: Fly-half Ethan Davies will be tasked with playing the territorial game as well as going on the run for Cross Keys

Cross Keys plan to use powerful pack to chase Premiership six-pointers

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KEY FIGURE: Damien Hudd will lead from the front again for Ebbw Vale

Steelmen must cope with no longer being a surprise package, admits new boss Davies

FIRST GAME: Ed Jackson starts at number eight

Six Dragons set for debuts in Pro12 opener at Connacht

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NO REST: Taulupe Faletau will take on Italy again

No rest for Faletau as key man is included for Wales final tune-up

ON THE UP: Carl Meyer has been grafting hard since earning a pro deal with Newport Gwent Dragons

Carl Meyer: I've come on leaps and bounds as a Dragons full-timer

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Wales given pre-Cyprus rankings lift

Wales rise above England in FIFA rankings

National Sport

Johanna Konta, pictured, upset ninth seed Garbine Muguruza at the US Open

Johanna Konta savours record-breaking US Open win over Garbine Muguruza

IOC president Thomas Bach has pledged financial support for refugees

IOC announces emergency fund to help refugee crisis

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Aaron Ramsey, centre, says Wales qualifying for a major tournament will fulfil a career ambition

Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey aims to fulfil career ambition against Israel

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Eoin Morgan's men were beaten by the world champions

Captain Eoin Morgan insists England will learn from defeat to Australia

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