Bettws, Wales Newswire

Bettws, Wales Newswire

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  1. Four police cars had "windscreens smashed" and "tyres slashed" at two different places in NewportRead the original story

    Monday Nov 27 | South Wales Argus

    A spokeswoman for Gwent Police said: "On Sunday, November 26, we received reports of criminal damage to police vehicles parked near Welland Crescent in Bettws and outside Maindee Police Station in Newport. "At this time inquiries are ongoing to locate who is responsible, anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting log 496 26/11/17, or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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  2. Road blocked in Newport after crashRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    A Gwent Police spokeswoman said: "At approximately 7.20am this morning, it was reported that a man driving a grey Renault Laguna crashed into a parked car on Monnow Way in Bettws. "A 41-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs and is in police custody."

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  3. 70 people were snared in the hard drugs crackdown by Gwent PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    HERE are the 41 faces of men and women who were part of an early morning sting operation by Gwent Police in their bid to crackdown on class A drugs in Newport. In the series of raids linked to Operation Jewels, a total of 70 people were convicted for a range of drug-related offences.

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  4. Gwent Police and the 41 offenders caught up in Operation Jewels parts one and twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    HERE are the 41 faces of men and women who were part of an early morning sting operation by Gwent Police in their bid to crackdown on class A drugs in Newport. In the first series of raids linked to Operation Jewels, 23 people were convicted for a range of drug-related offences - with all but one coming from Newport.

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  5. Firefighters respond to spate of incidents across GwentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    At around 3.30pm crews responded to a report of an unsafe unlit bonfire close to buildings in Bettws, Newport. A crew from Ebbw Vale were called to reports of a refuse fire in a park in Georgetown, Tredegar, at around 4.20pm.

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  6. Argus Comment: Fireworks need to be controlledRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    ONCE again a small minority of idiots used Hallowe'en and the run-up to bonfire night as an excuse to cause mayhem. In different pockets across Newport, youths set bins on fire, threw fireworks around and in Bettws set a police car on fire.

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  7. Dad says firework thrown at flat could have harmed his seven-month-old sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    A DAD has said his seven-month-old son could have been killed after a rocket was "thrown" at the window the baby was sleeping in. Anthony Owen, visits his partner to see his baby Lachlan-Jai Bastuba-Owen and his two step-children two to three days a week in Bettws at their flat.

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  8. A police car was deliberately set on fire close to a police stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | IcNetwork

    The car was set alight near Bettws police station in Newport in the early hours of November 1 - just a few hours after Halloween. A spokeswoman said: "We're appealing for information after one of our police vehicles was deliberately set alight near to Bettws Police Station in Newport in the early hours of this morning at around 4am .

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  9. Police car burnt out in night of disturbances across several areas of NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    HALLOWE'EN was a night of disturbances in certain areas of Newport - including in Bettws, where a police car was burn out. Gwent Police have said that one of their police vehicles - a Ford Focus - was deliberately set alight near Bettws police station in the early hours of Wednesday.

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  10. Newport City Homes plans to 'completely revitalise' area of city after buying landRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    NEWPORT City Homes has made its first major land purchase, buying 10 acres in Old Town Dock, Newport with plans to potentially build "at least 150 homes" and "completely revitalise the area". The site, between Usk Way and East Docks Road, forms part of the Old Town Dock development scheme and already has planning permission for housing, retail, leisure and office space.

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  11. Swimming coach from Newport given award by UK Prime MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    A SWIMMING coach from Newport has been given award by the Prime Minister's office, 10 Downing Street, because of her efforts to make a change in the community. Angeline Tshiyane has won the daily Points of Light award, which recognises "outstanding" individual volunteers - people who are making a change in their community.

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

    Oct 16, 2017 | 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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  13. Programme manager John Hallam and media manager Fez Miah at Maindee Library.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2017 | 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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  14. 125 APPEAL: Argus reporter abseils down Transporter Bridge, raising 636 for Gwent hospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    STANDFIRST: AN ARGUS reporter abseiled down the Newport Transporter Bridge on Saturday to raise funds for the paper's 125 appeal in aid of St David's Hospice Care. ESTEL FARELL-ROIG tells us more about her experience I LIKE things that get the adrenaline pumping, but, as I was driving down the SDR towards the Transporter Bridge on Saturday morning, my head was telling me "what are you doing? That looks very high."

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  15. 125 APPEAL: Reporter raises more than 560 for Gwent hospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    AN ARGUS reporter who will be abseiling down the Newport's Transporter Bridge on Saturday has now raised A 561 for a Gwent hospice. Estel Farell-Roig will be one of the people taking part in the abseil to raise money for St David's Hospice Care - part of the paper's 125 Appeal.

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  16. New project will reach out to 'challenged' communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Campaignseries.co.uk

    A NEW project has been set up in Newport to reach out to some of the most "challenged" communities in Gwent. Street Contact, which is part of Eden Gate, will be going into two areas of Newport - Pill and Bettws - and Ty Sign in Risca, Caerphilly Borough.

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  17. New project will reach out to city's "challenged" communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    A NEW project has been set up in Newport to reach out to some of the most "challenged" communities in the city. Street Contact, which is part of Eden Gate, will be going into two areas of Newport - Pill and Bettws - as well as Ty Sign, in Risca.

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  18. Doctor Who and Torchwood star to join in Queen's Baton Relay celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    A NEWPORT actor who starred in Torchwood and Doctor Who is set to join in celebrations for the Queen's Baton Relay next month. Bettws actor Gareth David-Lloyd, who is known to millions for his portrayal of Ianto Jones in Doctor Who and Torchwood, will be coming to the city for the Queen's Baton Relay ahead of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018.

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  19. Addison Fouweather was last seen in Bettws at around 10pm on Bank Holiday MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    GWENT Police are appealing to help locate Newport teen Addison Fouweather, who was last seen in Bettws on Monday, August 28. Addison is described as 5'5" tall, of broad build with brown hair and glasses and has not been seen since 10pm with officers concerned for his welfare.

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  20. Crash survivor wants to thank samaritanRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    A MAN is searching for the good Samaritan who came to his aid when he was involved in a crash. Sebastian Lowe, from Bettws in Newport, was riding his motorbike while travelling to a friend's birthday party earlier this month.

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