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  1. Father lost his arm due to a deadly flesh-eating bugRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    Father, 42, who dismissed his cold-like symptoms as flu has lost his arm after discovering he was infected with a deadly flesh-eating bug A father, who dismissed his cold-like symptoms as flu, has lost his arm after being infected with a life-threatening flesh-eating bug. Luke Dobson, 42, from Undy, near Chepstow, South Wales, initially just had pain in his elbow but was rushed to hospital when his condition took a turn for the worse.

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  2. Monmouthshire Windows East Gwent LeagueRead the original story

    Monday | Freepressseries.co.uk

    THORNWELL Red & White A beat lowly Caldicot Castle B 10-2 at the weekend to help reduce the goal difference advantage held by leaders Caldicot Castle A, writes Bob Cypher. Despite being 13 goals adrift of Castle, Thornwell's players are confident that goal difference will not decide the title issue, believing they can win on Castle's home patch later in the season.

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  3. Charities share 13,500 raised by Hoggin' the BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Freepressseries.co.uk

    CHARITIES both local and national have shared more than A 13,500 raised during last year's Hoggin' the Bridge. The popular fundraiser in October of last year saw crowds of spectators flood the streets to watch thousands of colourfully-attired bikers cross over the Severn Bridge and ride through Monmouthshire.

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  4. All the news, as it happensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | This is Gloucestershire

    Welcome to today's live blog for Monday, January 16, which got off to a blustery and wet start with strong winds hitting from the early hours. We will be keeping you up-to-date with all the breaking news for the county, and sharing with you some of our top stories from Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud, Tewkesbury, the Forest of Dean and the Cotswolds.

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  5. Ancient tradition - Mari Lwyd involving a decorated horse skull - is thriving in GwentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    In 2015, the traditional Welsh event which involves a horse's skull was revived in Caerleon, where it is set to be held today. Usually around 10-15 Mari Lwyds attend, but due to the event's increased popularity over recent years, around 30 are expected.

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  6. Job losses at Arrow XL warehouse in ChepstowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | South Wales Argus

    Home delivery company Arrow XL told staff and agency workers at their morning meeting today that they would be closing the unit on February 11. The two-man delivery and collection service had relocated to Chepstow in April of last year following a serious fire at the firm's main warehouse in Worcester. Since then both Arrow XL and agency staff, employed by Sterling Recruitments, have worked at the 151,500sq ft warehouse in the Newhouse Farm Industrial Estate.

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  7. Gwent-wide happiness survey to launch on 'Blue Monday'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    The Happiness Pulse survey will roll out on Monday January 15 - a day seen by many as the most depressing day of the year. And local authorities are seizing on the interest by encouraging residents to provide their own happiness score and hints and tips for happiness.

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  8. Raz de Maree ridden by James Bowen on the way to victory in the 2017 Welsh Grand NationalRead the original story

    Monday Jan 8 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    Racing at Chepstow with Phil Bell - James Bowen, 16, and Raz De Maree make it a Coral Welsh Grand National to remember THE Coral Welsh Grand National often generates a good story, and this year's renewal will be remembered for an exceptional ride from the 16-year-old Welsh apprentice James Bowen on the Irish raider Raz De Maree, writes Phil Bell. James Bowen is the son of Haverfordwest trainer Peter Bowen, and the younger brother of another successful young rider Sean Bowen.

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  9. Wayne Duffield hit a hat-trick as Mathern won 7-1 at Chepstow TownRead the original story

    Monday Jan 8 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    CALDICOT Castle A took the opportunity to return to the top of Division 1 without kicking a ball in anger. As title rivals Thornwell A continued their Amateur Cup adventure, Castle were due to welcome Underwood but the visitors were unable to fulfil the fixture so Castle were awarded a 5-0 victory and three points to lift them to the top on goal difference.

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  10. What now the tolls have come down?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Campaignseries.co.uk

    With the Severn Bridge tolls set to be scrapped by the end of 2018, how is the commercial property market looking in south east Wales and how might it be affected by the tolls scrap? The M4 corridor of south east Wales will remain the prime location for the industrial market due to its strong transport links. Recent uptake of industrial units by Amazon, in Newport, and AlUK, in Chepstow, are testament to that, with the availability of units over 100,000 sq ft dropping by 32 per cent in the last year, according to the 'South Wales Report 2017' by JLL, showing strong demand in the industrial sector of south east Wales.

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  11. Raz Aintree run up in the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | Sky Sports

    Ground conditions will be key in deciding whether Raz De Maree will line up in the Randox Health Grand National at Aintree following his heroic victory in the Welsh equivalent on Saturday. Runner-up to Native River in last year's Coral Welsh Grand National, Gavin Cromwell's 13-year-old went one better with a determined performance under 16-year-old rider James Bowen.

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  12. Plans to build shared use path along disused railway line move a step closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    PLANS to build a shared use path along a disused railway line have moved a step closer after they were supported by Monmouthshire County Council . A-B Connecting Communities, set up to resurrect the project more than five years after it was put on hold, is launching a new bid to build a path through the Wye Valley from Chepstow to Tintern, known as the Wander Path project.

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  13. Traffic updates across the region: High winds force closure of M48 Severn BridgeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    The M48 Severn Bridge both ways closed due to strong winds between J2 A466 Wye Valley Link Road and J1 A403 . There is heavy traffic on A38 Gloucester Road between B4057 Gipsy Patch Lane and Bradley Stoke Way .

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  14. FLOODED: Executive director Phil Bell at Chepstow RacecourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    During December the forecasters had implied conditions would be fine for last week's Coral Welsh Grand National, the biggest race meeting of the year at Chepstow and an important sporting occasion for Wales. However, all that changed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day when we had far more rainfall than was predicted.

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  15. What we want from 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 1 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    The big unknowns in 2018 will be the progress upon the UK's departure from the EU and also whether there is political stability in Westminster. If there are no major uncertainties at the economic and political levels, then 2018 should be another year of solid progress for business.

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  16. End of New Year's Day Severn Bridges toll riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 1 | BBC News

    The toll on the two Severn crossings will not be increased on New Year's Day for the first time in many years. The charge is usually increased in line with annual inflation on 1 January but the toll will actually be reduced for the first time since 1966 on 8 January.

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  17. Nurses, entrepreneurs, community workers among those to receive New Year's HonoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    ENTREPRENEURS, nurses, community workers are just some of those who work or live in Gwent that feature in the Queen's New Year's Honours list. One of the leading figures in Newport's continued regeneration, Professor Simon Gibson OBE, is one of two businessmen to be made Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire .

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  18. Monmouthshire Free Press Review of the Year: July to DecemberRead the original story

    Friday Dec 29 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    In the second half of our Review of the Year, reporter SAUL COOKE-BLACK looks back at news from between July and December A DAD who was called the 'miracle man' after surviving a motorbike crash spoke of his determination to walk again. Gareth Hughes, 36, fell off his bike on the B4235 between Chepstow and Usk, leaving him in a critical condition with a broken back in three places, broken ribs and sternum and punctured lungs.

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  19. Shirley Lightbound at Caldicot Citizens Advice Bureau. www.christinsleyphotography.co.ukRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | South Wales Argus

    MONMOUTHSHIRE County Citizens Advice are facing a "difficult future" amidst continued cuts to the service, its chairman has said. According to the MCCA yearly report, bureaus in Caldicot, Chepstow, Monmouth and Abergavenny faced an increased demand for their services despite operating in continual deficit budgets.

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  20. Darren Webster celebrates his victoryRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Sporting Life

    A review of the action on the 11th day of the PDC World Darts Championship, including another win for Darren Webster over Simon Whitlock. Darren Webster knocked Simon Whitlock out of the PDC World Darts Championship for the third time in four years on Wednesday.

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