Newport City County, Wales Newswire

Newport City County, Wales Newswire

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  1. The new plans which would reduce the number of MPs representing WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Revised proposals that would see the number of MPs representing Wales reduced from 40 to 29 have been published today. They supersede an earlier plan released last September, and reflect comments made to the Boundary Commission for Wales during a consultation exercise.

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  2. Gwent could lose two MPs under new plans to cut overall MPs from 650 to 600Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Campaignseries.co.uk

    PARLIAMENT: Revised plans by the Boundary Commission for Wales to reduce the number of Welsh MPs by 11 to 29. PLANS to cut the number of Welsh MPs from 40 to 29, including merging Newport into a single constituency and scrapping Islwyn altogether, remain unchanged following a public consultation. In September last year the Boundary Commission for Wales has released proposals as part of a plan to cut the overall number of MPs in the UK from 650 to 600.

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  3. Scotland sees progress in Brexit talks with London but still objects to billRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Reuters

    The British and Scottish executives have made progress in talks on how to share powers after Brexit, they said on Monday, but Edinburgh still objects to the central government's proposed law on withdrawing from the European Union. Scotland, which has a semi-autonomous parliament and executive with powers over specific policy areas, has been seeking assurances from the United Kingdom's central government over the status of those powers after Brexit.

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  4. Gang staged a bus crash on a busy Cardiff road in a bid to secure 50,000 for their 'injuries'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    One man drove a rented car into the back of the bus while his bungling accomplices pretended to have been hurt A gang of nine bungling conmen staged a bus crash in a bid to get 50,000 in insurance payouts. road with eight fraudsters pretending to be injured passengers when a silver Volkswagen rental car was driven into the back of the bus by ringleader Merrick Williams.

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  5. Health and Care Awards: Award to honour outstanding workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | South Wales Argus

    The South Wales Argus Health and Care Awards presentation evening will take place at Chepstow Racecourse on Thursday night, and finalists from the 15 award categories will gather to celebrate their achievements. One of the 15 award categories that will be awarded is the Outstanding Achievement Award, which is sponsored by Newport City Council .

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  6. Saturday nights Oktoberfest at Tredegar Park in Newport. Pictures: www.christinsleyphotography.co.ukRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | South Wales Argus

    The event saw thousands of people don their best alpine hats, lederhosen and dirndls before heading to the festival - which was set up inside a large white tent. The festival took place inside one of Europe's largest touring bier tents across three sessions on Friday evening, Saturday afternoon and Saturday evening.

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  7. How much is my old A 1 worth? The 24 historical designs that are now collectors itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Metro UK News

    While many will be cashing in their round pound coins in the bank, it might be worth hanging on to your old coin for a bit as they could be worth something in a few years. Here is a list in reverse order of how rare each design of old A 1 coin is and which coins are therefore worth more than others.

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  8. Plans for new industrial units on greenfield site.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | South Wales Argus

    A GRADE II listed former social club in the centre of Newport will be converted into three flats after plans were given the go-ahead. The planning application will see 37 Stow Hill, formerly the clubhouse of the Old Boys of Newport High School, converted into a four-bedroom flat and a pair of two-bedroom flats.

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  9. Programme manager John Hallam and media manager Fez Miah at Maindee Library.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | South Wales Argus

    THE past week has marked National Libraries Week - a week which showcases the importance of local libraries and what they have to offer. However, since its beginning, the event has grown over the years and has morphed from one day of library events across the UK to one week of them.

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  10. Bride and groom go to watch rugby game on their wedding dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | IcNetwork

    Andrew Symes and Charlotte Isabelle Treharne Symes are huge Cardiff Blues fans and made it onto the pitch at half time A newly-wed couple who just happen to be massive Cardiff Blues fans managed to incorporate a visit to the Arms Park into their wedding day. Andrew Symes and Charlotte Isabelle Treharne Symes, both 28 and living in Cardiff , got married at The Angel Hotel on Castle Street on Friday, October 13. Shop manager and hairdresser Charlotte, from Sully, said: "We've been together just over 10 years.

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  11. Families raise funds to transform hospital roomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | South Wales Argus

    FAMILIES who faced long waits in intensive care while their loved ones were being treated, have helped transform a hospital unit by donating thousands of pounds. Staff and families gathered at the Royal Gwent Hospital yesterday to reveal the newly-transformed relative rooms in the hospital's Critical Care Unit .

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  12. PREPARING: The Oktoberfest in Tredegar Park, Newport.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | South Wales Argus

    The popular German folk festival set itself up at Tredegar Park in Newport yesterday and will remain there until later today . The event is believed to have "transformed" the city with its Bavarian selection of drinks, food and entertainment.

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  13. 7 places you must visit in Wales if you're obsessed with ProseccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | IcNetwork

    Prosecco seems to have overtaken Champagne in popularity, and it's more affordable too. No wonder it's the drink of the moment.

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  14. South Wales Echo letters: Friday, October 13, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | IcNetwork

    Like many others right now I'm put off travelling on the Continent by a falling pound and continuous air travel problems. I'm also keen to find out what the UK can offer.

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  15. Commuters 'face daily major-event-style queues at Cardiff Central Station'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | IcNetwork

    The number of people using the station every year is expected to grow by 3.5 million over the next five years Commuters using Cardiff Central railway station could face major-event-style queues on a daily basis as the number of passengers grows, a city MP has warned. Network Rail, which owns the station, is forecasting that the number of passengers will soar by 3.5 million over the next five years as office developments in Central Square are built and opened.

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  16. Blindspot was 'significant factor' in A48 crash that killed trainee teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    A TRAINEE teacher who died in a crash on the A48 - and the driver whose car hit hers - did not see each other until it was too late because a parked vehicle created a blindspot for them, an inquest was told. The parents of Rhiannon Smith, who died six days after the crash last March, told the Argus after the hearing that they intend to ask Newport council if the space where the car was parked, outside Britannia Motors at Llandevaud, can be removed.

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  17. Project aims to mark war deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | South Wales Argus

    THE project, called 'Journey's End', aims to tell of the thousands of Newport men who lost their lives in the First World War. Its title reflects how many of them were buried here and how the search is hoped to be complete in time for the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War on November 11, 1918.

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  18. Blindspot parking space was a 'significant factor' in A48 crash that...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | South Wales Argus

    A TRAINEE teacher who died in a crash on the A48 - and the driver whose car hit hers - did not see each other until it was too late because a parked vehicle created a blindspot for them, an inquest was told. The parents of Rhiannon Smith, who died six days after the crash last March, told the Argus after the hearing that they intend to ask Newport council if the space where the car was parked, outside Britannia Motors at Llandevaud, can be removed.

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  19. Dragons add former Springbok Kirchner to B&I Cup coaching teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    THERE is a high-profile addition to the Dragons Premiership Select XV coaching team for their British and Irish Cup campaign - former Springbok Zane Kirchner. The 31-times capped South Africa international is sidelined until the New Year after dislocating his right shoulder in the Guinness PRO14 victory against Connacht last month.

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  20. Give us the truth about Brexit's impact, MPs tell GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | IcNetwork

    A number of MPs have written a stern letter to the Government calling for transparency on the consequences of Brexit Eleven Welsh Labour MPs and a former Secretary of State for Wales are among more than 120 Parliamentarians who have signed an open letter calling on the UK Government to publish a series of reports detailing the expected impact of Brexit. So far, while agreeing in principle to release the assessments, the Department for Exiting the EU has given no indication as to when publication may take place.

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