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Building sector returns to growth

10:51am Friday 2nd November 2012

The construction sector returned to growth last month, a survey said today, although housebuilders and commercial developers continue to weigh heavily on the industry.

Huge turnout for Newport Jubilee Celebrations

Free Press Series: The beacon at Ridgeway, Newport

12:00am Tuesday 5th June 2012

IN years to come, those who were at Ridgeway, Newport, tonight will be able to say ‘I was there’.

Argus street party winners fly the flag

Free Press Series: The party at Taff Court

4:55pm Monday 4th June 2012

THE champagne was on ice a little longer than expected due to typically British weather, but the Argus street party winners finally enjoyed their prize today Once Sunday's rain had subsided, residents of Taff Court, Cwmbran, came out in force to hang up the bunting and decorate their street with red, white and blue balloons for their celebration of 60 years since the Queen came to the throne.

Meet the Queen of Crindau!

Free Press Series: Joyce KIngston

3:21pm Monday 4th June 2012

WORSHIPPERS at Crindau Christian Fellowship in Newport celebrated the jubilee with a party involving their youngsters, and selected their very own queen for the day, Joyce Kingston.

Beacons to light up the sky for a Diamond night

2:59pm Monday 4th June 2012

BEACONS are to be lit across Gwent tonight to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Congratulations, Ma'am!

Free Press Series: Congratulations, Ma'am!

2:51pm Monday 4th June 2012

CELEBRATIONS are taking place across Gwent to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Sebastopol celebrates the Jubilee

Free Press Series: The street party gets under way

1:02pm Monday 4th June 2012

AROUND 100 people - including more than 30 children - celebrated the Diamond Jubilee with a street party in Sherbourne Road, Sebastopol, yesterday.

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the Jubilee news in Gwent

Free Press Series: RED, WHITE AND BLUE: Clare Nurden and neice Paige Nurden, ten, get in the mood for a party being organised by Claire and her mum Elizabeth for children in Estuary View, Caldicot

12:00pm Monday 4th June 2012

OUR Jubilee blog will be bring you news and pictures from Diamond jubilee celebrations across Gwent.

Big Lunches celebrate the Jubilee

Free Press Series: Lunchers at Llanmartin get into the jubilee spirit.

10:19am Monday 4th June 2012

HUNDREDS of people across Gwent got together for Sunday lunch yesterday to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee.

Garndiffaith sheltered housing residents celebrate with buffet lunch

Free Press Series: Wayne Willmott gets the party going at Sid Griffiths Court, Garndiffaith

4:10pm Sunday 3rd June 2012

RESIDENTS of Sid Griffiths Court celebrated the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in style with a special buffet lunch on Friday.

Risca's party in the park kicks off jubilee celebrations

Free Press Series: Members of the Royal British Legion riders at the party in the park

2:00pm Sunday 3rd June 2012

PEOPLE in Risca were among the first to get into the swing of the Jubilee with a party in the town on Saturday.

DIAMOND JUBILEE: Follow the flotilla with the Argus

10:02am Sunday 3rd June 2012

FOLLOW the Diamond Jubilee flotilla today and other big  Jubilee events across Britain with our live UK blog.

Severn lifeboat to join Jubilee flotilla

1:30pm Saturday 2nd June 2012

AN inshore lifeboat owned by SARA, the Severn Area Rescue Association, will be among 1,000 vessels taking part in the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Flotilla on the River Thames tomorrow (SUN JUN 3).  SARA Lifeboat Number Two, said SARA's south west commander Mervyn Fleming, of Newport, is so new she has not even been officially launched. She will be based in Gloucestershire.

Cwmfelinfach pupils re-enact coronation

Free Press Series: Cwmfelinfach pupils re-enact coronation

9:30am Saturday 2nd June 2012

YOUNGSTERS from a Gwent village re-enacted the Queen's coronation as the run-up to the Diamond Jubilee continues, and the Argus brings joy to one street party. CHRIS WOOD and MELISSA JONES report.

Abergavenny's Jubilee mural to be unveiled

Free Press Series: COLOURFUL: Dave Parkinson working on the Jubilee Mural

1:40pm Friday 1st June 2012

A SPECIALLY commissioned mural to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee will be unveiled in Abergavenny this weekend.

Tintern Jubilee duck race back on

12:10pm Friday 1st June 2012

THE Tintern Jubilee duck race is going ahead tomorrow following its postponement.

Caerleon pub gets green light for Jubilee celebrations

Free Press Series: CELEBRATION: Landlady Angela Jones with husband Adrian at the Red Lion in Caerleon

7:40pm Wednesday 30th May 2012

A PUB run by a former Newport councillor will be able to hold two events to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee this weekend despite objections from council officials that they would disturb residents.

Find out where the Jubilee celebrations will be in Gwent

5:50pm Wednesday 30th May 2012

PARTIES across the region will create a bank holiday bonanza to celebrate 60 years since Elizabeth II ascended to the throne.

Chepstow's Jubilee race to feature special exhibition

4:20pm Wednesday 30th May 2012

CHEPSTOW’S Diamond Jubilee race meeting will feature a special exhibition looking at the Queen’s most memorable moments as a racehorse owner and avid fan of the sport.

Pill woman hopes Jubilee parties will match Coronation

Free Press Series: CORONATION MEMORIES: Rosemarie Emms

9:50am Wednesday 30th May 2012

ROSEMARIE Emms will be enjoying a street part to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee next week, just as she did to mark the Coronation 59 years ago.

Jubilee party numbers outdo Royal wedding

Free Press Series: RIGHT ROYAL FUN: A street party for last year’s Royal Wedding in Church Crescent, Bassaleg, Newport – there are more planned around Gwent for the Diamond Jubilee

11:04pm Tuesday 29th May 2012

BRITONS will be hanging out the bunting this weekend, with councils in England and Wales receiving nearly 9,500 road closure applications to hold street parties to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Blaenavon to light beacons for Jubilee

11:21am Tuesday 29th May 2012

BLAENAVON Town Council is hosting a beacon lighting event on Monday, June 4, at 9pm, on Keepers Road, above Balls Pond, in honour of the Queen's diamond jubilee.

Jubilee fun at Blaenavon railway

Free Press Series: HISTORIC: One of Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway's trains

10:10am Tuesday 29th May 2012

WITH summer finally seeming to have arrived, Blaenavon’s Heritage Railway is looking forward to a bank holiday weekend of fun from June 2 to June 5.

Monmouth concert to mark Jubilee

10:30am Monday 28th May 2012

MONMOUTH Choral Society is marking the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with a celebration concert on Saturday, June 9 The choir has an extra reason to celebrate as its musical director, Huw Williams, has been awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, in recognition of his role as suborganist at the Chapel Royal.

Tell us your Jubilee party plans

1:42pm Sunday 27th May 2012

IT'S just days until the Queen celebrates her Diamond Jubilee - and thousands of people across Gwent are set to take part in celebrations.








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