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The First Minister's visit was part of a number across South Wales to see first-hand the positive impact Welsh Government support is having on people's lives and how communities are preparing for Christmas.
PONTYPOOL community councillors said they are concerned the town could be left neglected in the wake of Torfaen council's proposed budget cuts.
CONTROVERSIAL plans to build houses at the Cold Stores Site in Llantarnam have been given the go-ahead by a Welsh Government inspector.
Pontnewydd Primary School hosting lessons for parents and their kids, creating activities and games for them to take home.
Staff say they have identified the family in an old picture found with the bear left in the airport nearly two years ago A ragged old teddy bear left behind in an airport nearly two years ago could soon be reunited with its owners.
THREE new fashion retailers have signed up to Cwmbran Shopping, with two shops occupying their outlet on a 10-year basis.
When a case such as that of the 10 stone, five-year-old girl taken into care by Newport council hits the headlines, cliched and knee-jerk reactions of blame are depressingly familiar and more importantly, unhelpful.
AN ALCOHOLIC who threatened his friend with a knife after drinking a litre of vodka was given a suspended prison sentence.
THE Now and Then picture shows Cwmbran bus station. The town has grown to become the sixth largest town in Wales and currently boasts well over 55,000 residents.
THE fire service had to ventilate a block of flats in Llanyravon, Cwmbran last night after the building became heavily smoke-logged due to a deliberate refuse fire in the stairwell.
YOUNGSTERS in Gwent are as bright as any others and deserve support and encouragement to aim high, the MP for Torfaen has said.
A VARTEG resident's petition has been submitted to Torfaen council in opposition to the proposed name change to Y Farteg.
A public consultation is now open and will run until December 16 with people invited to attend a public meeting at the school on December 3, from 9.30am-11.30am.
Food, gifts, Christmas products and toiletries were donated by over 70 businesses at a business networking event on December 11 to be passed on to Jesus Cares.