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Farmer's union calls on Welsh Government to support environmental scheme.

Farmer's union calls on Welsh Government to support environmental scheme.

Conservative MP for Monmouth David Davies.

Monmouth MP backs call for BT's broadband "monopoly" to be broken up

Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds, who has thrown his support behind World Cancer Day. (55004076)

Torfaen MP throws support behind cancer awareness campaign

The Senedd and the old Coal exchange at Cardiff Bay. (53758084)

Wildlife organisation welcomes new environmental bill

Beauty and the beast with front L- R Harry Lewis, Rosie Hathaway and Luca Goddard appearing on the 9th 10th and 11th of Feb at Chepstow School. (54611232)

Chepstow School pupils preparing for annual show

The car overturned in Usk last night (photo credit Lucy Price and Richard Hurd)

FULL STORY: Car overturns and crashes into three vehicles in narrow Usk street

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Congestion at junction 28 of the M4.

Junction 28 work delayed until June

Chepstow School

School's plan to reduce deficit is 'on track'

Town councillors reject Monmouthshire council's signs plan

Councillors reject 'unsightly and dangerous' advertising signs plan

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Concerned: Llanvapley resident Les Taylor met with Monmouth AM Nick Ramsay

Villagers hit out at solar farm developer over lack of community benefits

First Minister Carwyn Jones. (38548070)

First Minister calls England-only postgraduate loan scheme “wholly unacceptable”

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Conservative MP for Monmouth David Davies at a hustings session last year. (20625158)

Gwent MP to chair Westminster meeting on steel industry

Man Inserting Voting Paper into a Ballot Box. (24665784)

Welsh students reminded to register to vote

Usk couple to take on three marathons for charity

Sheep in the snow near the Keeper's Pond, Blaenavon. Photo thanks to Craig Titchener.

PICTURES: Snow and warnings of ice on roads in Gwent

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Newport Civic Centre.

Newport crematorium plans given the green light

AMs approve new bag for life charges

Shops could be forced to donate proceeds from carrier bag charges to charity

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Singers performing at a Severn event in 2009

Singers needed to join Wye River Festival choir

Survey aims to shed light on crippling horse illness

Survey aims to shed light on crippling horse illness

Newport Active Living Centre swimming pool. (6127473)

Free swimming for current and former armed forces in Wales

Welsh Government communities minister Lesley Griffiths

Welsh minister hits out at benefit changes

Welsh steel industry "fighting for its life", says minister

Welsh steel industry "fighting for its life", says minister

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Conservative AM for South Wales East William Graham.

AMs to debate transport improvements following Rugby World Cup chaos

Welsh prison inmates to be allowed to smoke in cells

Welsh prison inmates to be allowed to smoke in cells

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Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds speaking in Parliament.

Gwent MP campaigns to increase access to low-cost medication

Tata Steel at Llanwern. (52854576)

Tata Steel among firms to benefit from £1.5 million for staff training

Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies (left) with  North Wales AM Mark Isherwood (right) unveling the party's autism strategy.jpg

Welsh Conservatives unveil autism support plans

Darren with Tanith last year

Woman whose healthy husband, 36, collapsed suddenly from heart attack to run London Marathon

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William Powell AM. (7983236)

Welsh Lib Dems launch climate change plan

The motorists involved in the crash had left the scene with the police and fire service using dogs and thermal cameras to locate those involved

Thermal cameras and police dogs used in search following Usk crash

Crews from Chepstow and Usk tackled the deliberately started stable and caravan fire in Shirenewton on Saturday

Crews from Chepstow and Usk called to caravan and stable fire on Usk Road

Two children and four men in Gwent diagnosed with Guillian-Barre Syndrome a rare condition that leaves patients with a facial weakness or paralysis

Alert after six people found with rare illness in Gwent

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Monmouthshire plan to separate glass in recycling could go ahead this summer

Plan to separate glass in recycling could go ahead this summer

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CROSSING: The Severn Princess at the Aust landing stage as the final pieces of the Severn Bridge are put in place in 1966. Pic courtesy of Tim Ryan. (54133483)

THE LONG VIEW: When you could take the ferry across the Severn

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The Welsh Government's deputy health minister Vaughan Gething. (47558043)

Number of people in Wales dying as a result of a stroke down by 26 per cent since 2014

Quad bike on fire in a field on Old Hereford Road, Abergavenny

Quad bike on fire in Abergavenny field

Gwent schools' colour-coded league tables to come out today

Live Gwent schools' colour-coded league tables published

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The Welsh Government's Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant at the launch of the Environment (Wales) Bill at Greenmeadow Fsrm, Cwmbran.. (25693582)

Support for renewable energy schemes unveiled

Jools Holland will perform in Chepstow

Jools Holland announced for Castell Roc

Plastic bottles and cans await recycling

Recycling changes on the way for Monmouthshire

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Nathan Micic from Castles Brewery Ltd are opening their first pub at the Kings Head in Chepstow

Renovated pub to open in Chepstow

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Abergavenny-raised author Owen Sheers

Abergavenny poet among nominees at St David Awards

Increase in drink and drug driving in Gwent in December, despite drop in tests (53776973)

Increase in drink and drug driving in Gwent in December, despite drop in tests

High winds close lane on Severn Bridge

High winds close lane on Severn Bridge

£52 million price for Cardiff Airport nationalisation was justified, report finds

UPDATED: £52 million price for Cardiff Airport nationalisation was justified, report finds

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The Welsh Government’s Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews.

Welsh politicians unite in objection to Trade Union Bill

A motorcycle crash happened on A466 at Chepstow

UPDATE: Biker taken to hospital after A466 Chepstow crash

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National Railway Strike: September 27 to October 5 1919 Abergavenny Joint Strike Committee  L-R Back row Messrs: P Dodd, F Blanch, A Pointer W Blanch, R Morton, R.Shaw, W Woodhill, B Blackmore, C Turner, J Winney, E Harris, E Jenkins, W Thatcher.Middle Ro

A look back at the stories making the Free Press headlines in 1936

First Minister Carwyn Jones announces the finalists of the St David's awards at the Millennium centre in Cardiff.. (53186440)

First Minister rejects doctor recruitment problems claims

David Davies Monmouth MP

'If you feel that strongly about wristbands, wear a jumper' Gwent MP tells asylum-seekers

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