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21 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

MMR vaccine uptake increases in Gwent

VACCINATIONS against measles, mumps and rubella increased in Gwent during the first quarter of 2014 as awareness remained high in the aftermath of last year's Swansea outbreak.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Mumps, Torfaen County, Wales, United Kingdom, Monmouthshire County, Wales

Fri Aug 29, 2014

IcNetwork

Lipsmackin' marvels in Wales this weekend

The weather's set for an upturn, so we may have some more summer weekends to come this year, but here's our pick of what to do in Wales if you're rumbly of tummy this weekend The ever growing Pop Up Cardiff have announced a food combination of new flavours and old favourites for their last Pop Up in August.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Shropshire County, England, United Kingdom, Home Gardening, Home, Pizza, Monmouthshire County, Wales

South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire Show Three's a Crowd Mia Price prepares her charollais for the show

Monmouthshire Show PROTECTION FROM THE ELEMENTS Lucy Jones of Magor and her calf who got first in the junior class Monmouthshire Show PROTECTION FROM THE ELEMENTS Lucy Jones of Magor and her calf who got first in the junior class The Monmouthshire Show was held at the town's showground and its acting secretary, Rose Webb, said visitors had come ... (more)

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Related Topix: Monmouthshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Science, Agriculture

Thu Aug 28, 2014

IcNetwork

London reception will shine a light on brand Wales

Guests will have the chance to view images from the 'Wales is GREAT' campaign and find out how both governments are promoting Wales overseas More than 200 guests will attend a reception tonight at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London to showcase Welsh business, education and tourism in the build up to the NATO Summit .

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Related Topix: Monmouthshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Powys County, Wales,

South Wales Argus

Ambulance response times worse than a year ago

EMERGENCY ambulance response times performance across Gwent for July was worse than during the same month last year, despite more recent monthly improvements.

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Related Topix: Monmouthshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, World News, Caerphilly County, Wales, Torfaen County, Wales, Blaenau Gwent County, Wales,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Newsday

'World can learn' from coastal path

Other countries can learn from the way Wales has created the first footpath to follow a country's coastline, says the Royal Geographical Society .

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Related Topix: Flintshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Monmouthshire County, Wales

Freepressseries.co.uk

Decision on town traffic chaos put back

ANY Welsh Government recommendations on ways to resolve traffic problems in Chepstow - including a bypass - will not be completed until the end of the year, it has told the Argus.

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Related Topix: Monmouthshire County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Gloucestershire County, England

Freepressseries.co.uk

Royal Welsh ambassador rides 100 miles across Gwent

QUEEN OF THE CASTLE Hannah Barry, who will be doing a 100 mile sponsored ride on her horse, 'Oscar's Law', to raise money for the Royal Welsh Show, she is the Royal Welsh agricultural society's lady ambassador for the event AN ABERGAVENNY Royal Welsh ambassador is riding 100 miles around Gwent and bringing back the traditional side saddle to raise ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Agriculture, World News, Monmouthshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Torfaen County, Wales, Gloucestershire County, England

South Wales Argus

Planners opposenew housing estate

AN OUTLINE planning application for a housing estate with up to 370 new homes in Monmouth will be heard by Monmouthshire councillors at a meeting next Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Monmouthshire County, Wales, United Kingdom

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Peter Black AM

Rubber ducks cause chaos

Story of the day comes from the South Wales Evening Post who report that some 100 rubber ducks wrought havoc on the roads yesterday morning, when the boat trailer they were travelling in opened while on the move.

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Related Topix: Monmouthshire County, Wales, United Kingdom

Mon Aug 25, 2014

South Wales Argus

Figures reveal infant death tragedies in Gwent

TRAGIC figures released by the Office of National Statistics have revealed there were 41 unexplained child deaths over an eight-year period in Gwent's five county council areas.

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Related Topix: Torfaen County, Wales, United Kingdom, Blaenau Gwent County, Wales, Monmouthshire County, Wales

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Hundreds of plastic ducks were found on the A4042 at Llanellan, near Abergavenny

Bank holiday drivers in Monmouthshire were stuck in an unexpected traffic jam this morning - after hundreds of plastic ducks spilled onto the carriageway.

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Related Topix: World News, Monmouthshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Carmarthenshire County, Wales,

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Dog charity receives funding from a Monmouthshire charitable foundation

DONATION: Hope Dog Rescue have received 1,500 from Monmouthshire Building Society Charitable Forum pics by Huw John Photography The donation has been used to purchase essential equipment such as a micro-chip scanner, bowls, leads and bedding.

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Related Topix: Monmouthshire County, Wales, United Kingdom

South Wales Argus

AROUND 300 plastic ducks strewn across the A4042 at Llanellen, near Abergavenny.

Traffic had to slow down to avoid them on a quarter of a mile stretch between Llanellen bridge and the southern end of the village after the boat trailer which was carrying them opened.

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Related Topix: Monmouthshire County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom

Fri Aug 22, 2014

South Wales Argus

New Detective Inspector for Monmouthshire

Detective Inspector Andrew Tuck has been an officer with Gwent Police for 11 years, spending the majority of his career in Newport and the Force Intelligence Bureau, dealing with crime analysis to target offenders.

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Related Topix: Monmouthshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, World News, Torfaen County, Wales,

South Wales Argus

Gwent woman makes tearful Libya crisis plea to Nato leaders

A GWENT woman whose husband and son are trapped in conflict-torn Libya has made an emotional plea to world leaders coming to Newport's Nato Summit to put the Libyan humanitarian crisis at the top of their agenda.

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Related Topix: World News, Libya, Africa, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Monmouthshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Fasting, Health

BBC News

Recycling rates for waste rise again

All Welsh councils need to meet a target of 58% by 2016 with Denbighshire and Monmouthshire and Pembrokeshire already passing that figure.

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Related Topix: Denbighshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Merthyr Tydfil County, Wales, World News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

South Wales Argus

Scores released for reading and numeracy tests

MONMOUTHSHIRE performed well in the all Wales national reading and numeracy tests released yesterday, while Blaenau Gwent lagged behind in some areas.

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Related Topix: Monmouthshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Blaenau Gwent County, Wales,

Freepressseries.co.uk

Free Press Series: Monmouth Comprehensive pupils celebrating GCSE results

MONMOUTHSHIRE students celebrated across the county as GCSE grades have improved by 8 per cent since last year's results.

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Related Topix: Monmouthshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, World News, Gloucestershire County, England,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

South Wales Argus

Tributes to 'courteous and very loveable' Raglan doctor

WILSON WITH BET THE BORDER COLLIE WHO ROUNDS UP TURKEYS AT CEFN MAEN FARM NEAR RAGLAN A MONMOUTHSHIRE doctor who pioneered affordable medical equipment in Africa and was given an OBE by the Queen has been described by friends as a "courteous, whimsical and very loveable man", after he died of cancer earlier this year.

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