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First Person featureDaniel Biddle with partner Gem Morgan (19688674)

Gwent man who lost both legs in 7/7 bombings will mark 10th anniversary in London

PROM VENUE: Chepstow racecourse (picture from files)

UPDATE: Anger after 135 Caldicot pupils ejected from prom after some 'smuggled drink and made threats to venue staff' and teen arrested

BLAZE: Crews spent four hours tackling the blaze at Abergavenny Fine Foods

Abergavenny Fine Foods vows to return to 'business as usual' after fire

CCTV: Police would like to identify this man after the theft of a moped in Caldicot

CCTV: Police launch fresh appeal for man after theft of moped

STOLEN: Police are appealing for information after an Xbox One and CCTV equipment were stolen from a property in Llanhennock

Police appeal after Xbox One and CCTV equipment stolen from house in Llanhennock

FAMILY: Verity and Meliha Azer at the festival

More than a thousand enjoy Kate Humble's Big Day Out

Two die after lightning strikes on Brecon Beacons

Two die after lightning strikes on Brecon Beacons

Bellowhead at Chepstow Castle

Folk group to perform in Chepstow for last time

Caldicot town council have been calling for more monitoring of the pedestrian zone. From left, Cllr Frank Rowberry, Mayor Dave Evans and Cllr Alan Allun Alan Davies

'Town centre is not safe for pedestrians,' warn councillors

CONCERNED: Monmouth's Assembly Member Nick Ramsay has said he is concerned that the town seem to have been dropped from maps for the planned South Wales Metro system

Calls for clarification on Monmouth's place on Metro system

Fiona's mum Jean Lindley cuts off the first chunk of Fiona's hair

Coffee shop owner's head shave raises £4k for charity

Man stole £3,000 of electricity

Man stole £3,000 of electricity

Speedway superstar Speedway Rider Tai Woffinden

Battling girl, 7, to meet speedway superstar

CERTIFICATES: (Vack left to right) Treasurer Jovita Jones BHF's Catherine Campbell,  (front left to right) with Hazel Jenkins and chairwoman Sylvia Jones. Picture by Adrian Smith.

Heart disease volunteers win praise for work

HAPPY: Shaun Hill, of The Walnut Tree, which was named best restaurant in Wales

Gwent restaurant named Best in Wales

CRIME: Shoplifting has gone up by 10 crimes in the two areas for April, May and June 2015 compared to the same period last year

Crime figures rise by a third in Caldicot and Chepstow

MEETING WANTED: Gwent council leaders want an update on the progression of the Circuit of  Wales project

Council leaders urge Circuit of Wales meeting

DAMAGES: John-Paul Beavan pleaded guilty to causing £200 worth of room damage at a room at the Angel Hotel

Fine for man who damaged walls and furniture in hotel room after row with estranged wife

Raymond Blanc OBE

Raymond Blanc and Tom Kerridge to headline Abergavenny Food Festival

Cooling down in the shade after playing in Belle Vue Park. L-R Sinead Healy,  Leilah Healy 8 months, Skyla Healy 20 months, Lexiie Curley 2 Ffion Curley 3 Niamh Curley 2 and Finley Curley 2. (30584044)

Gwent set to be hotter than Barcelona at 28C today

Firefighters tackle blaze at studios where Bohemian Rhapsody was recorded

Firefighters tackle blaze at studios where Bohemian Rhapsody was recorded

Ms Humble giving her speech

Kate Humble inspires girls at Speech Day

LIGHTS OFF: Street lights in Caldicot will be turned off from September 1.

Turning off streetlights is 'inviting criminals', warns councillor

Farmers warned after spate of thefts

Farmers warned after spate of thefts

BREAD MAKING: Clive Lillow, aged 75, was one of nine star attractions to take to the stage at GrandFest on June 13.

Granddad wows crowd with bread making skills

Man who died in A449 crash in named

Man who died in A449 crash is named

Hundreds of local people attended the 2016 Proclamation Ceremony in Caldicot Castle, to celebrate the Eisteddfod’s visit to the area next year.

Hundreds gather in Caldicot for the Proclamation of the Eisteddfod

Drivers admit to speeding and selfies at the wheel in new study

Drivers admit to speeding and selfies at the wheel in new study

TRAGIC: Rachel Hollister was just 31 when she died during an operation at the Royal Gwent Hospital in the early hours of April 13, 2013

Mother-of-six died from rare complication in childbirth, inquest finds

Damon Maynard, 37, absconded from Prescoed Prison, Usk, late on Monday night.

Potential sighting of missing prisoner in Nantyglo

Serious accident on A449

Man dies after crash on A449 outside Newport

Travellers cost Monmouthshire council more than £1,000 in cleaning fees and loss of revenue

Clear-up after travellers left cost council more than £1,000

Former town pub landlord Nigel Henderson, 52, and Stacey Anne Henderson, 35, were found dead at their home in Ruffets Close at 11.52am on Friday, June 19.

Police investigate death of Chepstow couple as inquest is adjourned

FAMOUS: The Grade II* listed country house has, for the last 150 years, been the seat of the Lord Raglan

Former home of late Lord Raglan beats £1.65m price tag

Abergavenny woman joins team of Welsh flying doctors

Abergavenny woman becomes Welsh flying doctor

Free Press website editor and RAF reservist Martin Wade wore his uniform to work

Free Press website editor and RAF reservist dons uniform to work

COMING DOWN: Iggle Piggle parachutes in to the teddy bears’ picnic at Usk Castle

Teddies parachute into tots picnic

DIED FROM STAB WOUNDS: Nigel and Stacey Anne Henderson

Chepstow woman 'stabbed in the heart' inquest hears

DEATH 'SUSPICIOUS': Stacey Henderson

Death of Chepstow woman 'suspicious', police say

SCHOOL: Cllr Peter Farley and Cllr David Dovey both defended Chepstow Schoo

Council defends running of Chepstow School amid calls for reorganisation

Man serving life sentence still missing from prison

Man serving life sentence still missing from prison

FAMILY: Lisa Jane Howells, centre, with her son Jordan Boxhall-James and daughter Jade Boxhall-James

Report reveals unacceptable delays in care of patient who later died

FLAT FIRE:  Paul Fields was treated for smoke inhalation but survived the blaze

Fiance of Cwmbran fire death victim Sam Thomas dies in hospital

Gwent council leader rejects merger plans

Gwent council leader rejects merger plans

Natasha Scott-Falber, 14, died on February 14, 2013, from TSS after using her first tampon

Pupils learn about Toxic Shock Syndrome thanks to Caerwent family

INQUIRY CALL: Chepstow School

Council to hold meeting with governors after calls for inquiry at Chepstow School

L-R Canon Dr Stephen James, Rebecca Smith and Canon Mark Soady

Gwent people honoured by Order of St John

TRAGIC: Nigel Henderson, 52, and Stacey Henderson, 35, were found at their home in Ruffets Close at 11.52am on Friday

Families pay tribute to Chepstow couple found dead

ABSCONDED: Damon Maynard, aged 37, has been convicted of wounding with intent and violent disorder

Police appeal to find violent offender who absconded from Prescoed Prison

POLICE: Two cars have crashed on the A48 in Chepstow

UPDATE: Woman taken to hospital after two-car crash in Chepstow

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