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Gwent man denies intimidation charge after allegedly jumping on woman's car

Gwent man denies intimidation charge after allegedly jumping on woman's car

Family thank those who tried to save biker son after crash on Rover Way

Family thank those who tried to save biker son after crash on Rover Way

BUSINESS WOMEN: Kelli Aspland and Laura Griffin with their product

Cwmbran mums' sun cream invention hits the shelves

DANGER: hemicals in the sap of giant hogweed can cause rashes, blisters and may require hospital treatment

Giant hogweed reports increase in Torfaen

TRANSPORT: The vans will help deliver meals on wheels

Meals-on-wheels electric vans to save council more than £8k a year

UNION: 28 jobs could be cut at Doncasters Forgings in Blaenavon

Union warns 28 jobs could be cut at Doncasters Forgings in Blaenavon

TRAGIC: Kevin Morgan died at the scene of his motorcycle collision

Motorcycle injuries and deaths fall in Gwent but rise nationally

Clint Trayhern from Pantygasseg  finished fourth the Welsh Natural Bodybuilding contest in Newport (32280432)

Thousand sit-ups a day pays off in bodybuilding contest

Trees set on fire at rugby club

Trees set on fire at rugby club

COLLECTED: Bags cleared on Saturday

Torfaen residents clear-up restores 'hidden treasure' to its former glory

WINNER: Ryan Crew-Rees presented by Gail James, Head of English Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw, with Young Junior Poet of Pontypool.

The poet of Pontypool is announced

APPEAL: Police would like to speak to this man

UPDATE: Man cautioned after 15-year-old girl has food and rubbish thrown over her at McDonald's

Gwent's unluckiest lift? Two children stuck in lift in the fourth incident in nine months

Is this the world's unluckiest lift? Firefighters free kids from Cwmbran Morrisons for the fourth time in nine months

Firefighters free child stuck in Cwmbran play area swing

Firefighters free child stuck in swing

Victims urged to contact child sexual abuse inquiry

Victims urged to contact child sexual abuse inquiry

Torfaen prioritises service delivery on education, social care and recycling

Torfaen prioritises service delivery on education, social care and recycling

VELOTHON: Riders in the professional race speed through Pontnewynydd. Picture by Bill Hart. (32601785)

Councillors call for Velothon restrictions after 'teething problems'

FAREWELL: OVER 500 people took the opportunity to have a last look inside Llantarnam School before it closed last week.

More than 500 people bid emotional farewell to Cwmbran school

Claire White and her partner James Eden from Cwmbran are still waiting for an answer into why their baby died (32430692)

Parents demand answers after baby's death at Royal Gwent

Indecent exposure man spared jail after wearing 'shorts that were too short' in Cwmbran Morrisons supermarket

Sex offender spared jail after wearing 'shorts that were too short' in Morrisons

ART: The pupils with tattoo artist Rob Taylor

Pupils unveil new school sign inspired by local tattoo artist

Cash for South Wales Metro 'not new money' - Plaid

Cash for South Wales Metro 'not new money' - Plaid

The Mech Navvies steam train takes part in the 1960's themed weekend at the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway. (32482182)

Blaenavon World Heritage Site gets thousands in grant funding

VIDEO: Staff at Nant Celyn surprise students with Uptown Funk parody

VIDEO: Staff at Nant Celyn surprise students with Uptown Funk parody

FORMER TEACHER: Philip Griffith Jones

Tributes paid to 'truly remarkable' Cwmbran teacher

James Dean Bradfield (19040460)

Manic Street Preachers frontman auctioning off guitar

SCHOOL: Tia Leigh 13 returned to her class at Croesyceiliog School after having her leg amputated after tumours developed on her skin. (32276817)

Brave teen who had leg amputated after suffering from rare condition returns to school

WATCH Pupils mark Newport teacher's last day with flashmob

VIDEO: Newport primary School teacher moved to tears as pupils staged surprise Lion King playground dance to mark her last day after 25 years

CLOSED: A property in Cwmbran has been closed as a result of the anti-social and criminal behaviour of the people living there.

Police close down house after complaints of excessive noise, shouting, fighting, parties, disorder and drug use

TIPPING: Gwent was deluged with 23,181 fly-tipping reports but these resulted in just 135 legal actions, an FOI probe has shown. Residents are pictured at a badly affected area between Caldicot and Rogiet earlier this year

Argus investigation reveals the areas of Gwent worst hit by flytipping

It’s green for go with new electric meal vans

It’s green for go with new electric meal vans

FOUND: A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after the little Shetland type pony was found off the main road in Varteg

RSPCA appeal for owner of abandoned one-eyed pony found to come forward

Gwent health board wins hat trick of NHS awards

Gwent health board wins hat trick of NHS awards

SUPPORT: Deri and Michelle Groves have started a fundraising campaign for mother of two Caroline Davies (left) who needs to pay for a cancer treatment drug that is unavailable in Wales. (31048882)

Neighbours rally round to support Cwmbran woman's fundraising campaign for cancer drugs

MEADOWLAND: Residents in New Inn gather to protest over the councils decision not to cut the grass in the local playing fields turning them back to meadows (31886456)

Residents demand meadowland that is 'full of dog mess' is returned to playing fields

INJURED: The prosecution of Dr Prana Das was dropped

Care Bill to address "shocking" issues like those highlighted at Gwent care home

Helen Coulson (Headteacher), Jamie Baulch, Josh Hurn (Head Boy) & Hannah Hardwick (Head Girl) (Pic: Phil Darmanin)

'Emotional' awards evening marks end of an era for Fairwater High School

HMV: Simon Reynolds, of Cranham Houses, St Dials, was charged with four counts of fraud and four counts of theft

Man who stole DVDs from HMV before and after appearing in court jailed for 20 weeks

Plans unveiled for minimum alcohol price

UPDATE: Plans unveiled for minimum alcohol price

THEFT: Items stolen include mainly power tools, drills and saws

Van owners warned not to leave power tools in vehicles after spike in thefts

TRANSITION DAY: Chloe Thacker and Cara-Leigh Edwards

Pupils enjoy Transition Festival at Fairwater High School

HAPPY: Natasha Willard was delighted to be allowed to attend the Llantarnam School sixth form ball at the Park Plaza in Cardiff

Teen thrilled to attend school's sixth form ball after being struck down by mystery illness

COURT: Rachael Warren, aged 52, of Market Street, Blaenavon, denies a charge of affray

Woman involved in alleged assault of a wheelchair-bound cancer patient 'has nothing to hide', court hears

Wales to set its own taxes for first time in 800 years

Wales to set its own taxes for first time in 800 years

GIANT VEG: Kevin Fortey with his giant cabbages.

Gwent's giant veg grower reveals secret behind giant cabbages

DVLA call centre staff could go on strike

DVLA call centre staff could go on strike

Richard Williams, the Pontypool biker who died in a crash in Cardiff

Tributes paid to crash death biker Richard Williams

COURT: Danielle Jenkins, aged 23, of Beeches Road in Trevethin, as been jailed after "going mad" and attacking staff at a Pontypool McDonald's

Gwent Woman jailed after "going mad" punching and throwing chairs at McDonald's staff

'I never went to her house' - Man accused of threats to kill wheelchair-bound cancer patient

UPDATE: 'I didn't go to her house' - Man accused of threats to kill wheelchair-bound cancer patient

CRASH: Police found two damaged Mini’s, one of which was alight.

Police appeal for drivers and passengers to come forward after two-car crash in Pontypool

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