CASH-STRAPPED council chiefs have agreed to implement a series of measures to reduce the number of looked-after children in Torfaen.
COUNCIL chiefs agreed yesterday to submit plans to the Welsh Government to replace all local authority sixth forms with a 1,000-place college in Cwmbran.
A WELSH Medium school in Monmouthshire is set to expand to provide a nursery from April next year.
MORE than 100 rafts have signed up for this year's Monmouth Raft Race.
FAMILY and friends who gathered to say farewell to Cwmbran RAF veteran Ralph Cooke today, heard tributes to a "wonderful, caring husband, father and grandfather and brave hero of Bomber Command."
THE number of workers on zero-hours contracts has increased by almost a fifth to 744,000, new figures show.
POLICE are appealing for information after an attempted distraction theft in the car park of Waitrose in Monmouth.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage joined a rally overlooking the M4 yesterday calling for the Severn Bridge tolls to be scrapped.
HUNDREDS of people visited a Pontypool landmark and enjoyed the spectacular views on Bank Holiday Monday.
A PIECE of railway history could be preserved for future generations as rail enthusiasts launch a £20,000 fundraising appeal to move Griffithstown station to the Forest of Dean.
WARNINGS of floods have been given for Gwent, including Newport today as rare super-tides hit as part of the lunar cycle.
AN APPEAL to find descendants of ten people buried in the graveyard of a former chapel has been unsuccessful.
A PUB manager has said he has been forced to introduce parking charges after motorists used his car park as a free park-and-ride facility and even sell cars.
A CHEPSTOW boy who has raised more than £2,000 for Serennu Children's Centre is now trying to reach £3,000.
A GRIEVING mum has told how her son, a former member of Only Boys Aloud, died in her arms after losing a battle with bone cancer.
DAVIES On 24th August 2015, Nigel Walford Davies of Pontypool. Beloved Husband of Gill, devoted Father of Jason and Louise, loved Father-in-law of Tim, cherished Papa of Lauren and Emily and dear brother of Ros. Funeral Tuesday 8th September 2015,…
JENKINS Peacefully on 24th August 2015, Ron Jenkins, formerly of Caerleon. Beloved Husband of the late Rhoda. Sadly missed by Howard, Novella and all his Grandchildren. Funeral Wednesday 9th September 2015, service 12 noon at Gwent Crematorium.…
JONES Peacefully at home on 25th August 2015, Gwynne of Cwmbran formerly of Blaenavon. Beloved Husband of Jen, much loved Son of Marjorie and Ken, dearly loved Brother of John, devoted Dad of Nadine, Jamie and Step Children Leigh, Geraint and Cerys,…
CLAYTON On 23rd August 2015, after an illness bravely borne, Ryan Connor James Clayton, aged 18 years of Cwmbran. Beloved Son of Donna and Marc, devoted Brother of Jamie, Colin and the late Tyler, much loved Grandson of Sheila and John, Gill and…