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  1. 12 of the best Welsh Grand Nationals: From Dick Francis and Mike...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    We look back at some of the greatest and history-making Welsh Grand National races at Chepstow as this year's Coral-sponsored event approaches Mountainous, right, ridden by Paul Moloney, beats Hawkes Bay and Ryan Mahon in the 2013 Coral Welsh Grand National at Chepstow The brave victory of Mountainous in last season's Coral Welsh Grand National added to a long list of memorable winners of the big race at Chepstow over the years. The Richard Lee-trained horse scraped to the line a head and half-a-length clear of the Paul Nicholls pair Hawkes Point and Tidal Bay in front of a crowd of more than 8,000.

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  2. Farm solar park seeks go-aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Freepressseries.co.uk

    A CHEPSTOW farmer is planning a solar park on a small portion of his land which could help power more than 1,250 homes. David Guest, 73, followed his father Charlie into dairy farming and now his two sons Andrew, 47, and Ross, 36, work on the family's 200-plus acres and his eldest grandson Richard, 20, is studying at the Royal Agricultural University at Cirencester.

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  3. Directors who allowed 'mountains of rotting waste' to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | IcNetwork

    Natural Resources Wales was left with a A 1.5m clean up bill when the company Wormtech Ltd folded in 2012 Proceeds of crime hearings against three directors of a waste recycling company, convicted of breaching a permit, have been put off until the new year. Jacqueline Powell, 58, of Manor Way, Whitchurch, Jonathan Westwood, 38 of Wordsworth Avenue, Cardiff and Robert Baynton, 42, from Dan y Bryn, Gilwern, Abergavenny were each given suspended prison sentences earlier this year .

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  4. Your Am Writes: Monmouth Am Nick RamsayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | South Wales Argus

    "Well we now know why the Welsh Assembly wants tax-raising powers don't we?", one constituent mused, stopping me in the street in Monmouth recently - "To pay yourselves more!". And of course you can't really blame the public for seeing things this way can you given the debacle of the last few weeks and the eye-watering proposals for a ten grand pay-rise for Assembly Members.

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  5. Oliver Sherwood hopeful of Coral Welsh Grand National tilt with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | IcNetwork

    Trainer Oliver Sherwood is praying for a chance to shoot for glory at this month's Coral Welsh Grand National at Chepstow. Sherwood hopes to make the cut for the biggest event in Welsh racing on December 27, despite his charge Global Power currently outside the handicap.

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  6. Politicians vow to keep wind turbine jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | South Wales Argus

    Steel and bridging manufacturer Mabey Bridge confirmed on Thursday that 150 jobs from its Station Road site are at risk following a review. A 45-day consultation will take place to decide what happens to these posts.

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  7. Carols and a torchlight procession draw crowds in TinternRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | South Wales Argus

    They assembled for a procession around the abbey walls before gathering to sing hymns including Hark the Herald Angels Sing and O Come All Ye Faithful under the stars in the magnificent setting of the Abbey. Nick Ramsay, AM for Monmouth, said: "In my job I attend a fair few carol concerts but this one is certainly the most atmospheric.

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  8. Mabey Bridge woes raise concerns about the renewables supply chainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | IcNetwork

    The sale of the Chepstow firm's wind turbine tower facility follows reported losses in its renewables section of A 24m The announcement by Mabey Bridge that it is putting up for sale the factory where it constructs wind turbine towers has raised concerns about the state of the supply chain for the renewable energy industry in Wales. On Thursday Mabey Bridge revealed its plans to find a buyer for its renewables section at Mathern, Chepstow, where 180 people are currently employed.

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  9. OAP's A 20k garden centre theft and fraud haulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | South Wales Argus

    GUILTY: Christine Hill netted around A 20,000 by stealing from Chepstow Garden Centre and defrauding a property management company A WOMAN who netted around A 20,000 by stealing from a Gwent garden centre and defrauding a property management company, abused positions of trust over a lengthy period of time, a court was told. Christine Hill, aged 67, of Home Farm Court, Shirenewton, pleaded guilty at Newport Crown Court to a charge of theft from Chepstow Garden Centre between September 29 2008 and May 31 2011.

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  10. Mabey Bridge Chepstow site closure threatens more than 300 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | IcNetwork

    The company, which builds steel bridges and also constructs steel wind turbine towers, has begun consulting on the closure of its Station Road business, where 150 people work Civil engineering and steel construction business Mabey Bridge is planning to close one of its sites in Chepstow and to sell another, with the possible loss of up to 330 jobs. The company, which builds steel bridges and also constructs steel wind turbine towers, has begun consulting on the closure of its Station Road site where 150 people work in the infrastructure division.

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  11. OAP's 20k garden centre theft and fraud haulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | South Wales Argus

    GUILTY: Christine Hill netted around A 20,000 by stealing from Chepstow Garden Centre and defrauding a property management company A WOMAN who netted around A 20,000 by stealing from a Gwent garden centre and defrauding a property management company, abused positions of trust over a lengthy period of time, a court was told. Christine Hill, aged 67, of Home Farm Court, Shirenewton, pleaded guilty at Newport Crown Court to a charge of theft from Chepstow Garden Centre between September 29 2008 and May 31 2011.

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  12. Four Gwent businesses up for local tourism awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | South Wales Argus

    At the Raspberry Tea Room in Llanyrafon Manor you can expect to get a wide selection of tea choices with a slice of cake. Pictured left is Shannon Williams, owner Julie Nelson and Jan Edwards.

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  13. Reveleys dance to winning tune with Waltz DarlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. WALTZ Darling was given a peach of a ride from James Reveley to land the feature race at Musselburgh yesterday.

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  14. Your chance to see Santa on his tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | South Wales Argus

    SANTA will be touring parts of Chepstow over the next few weeks with the help of the town's Round Table. On Sunday, leaving at about 4pm, he will visit Elm Road and Wintour Gate in Tutshill and Buttington Road, Mercian Way, King Alfred's Road and 1 Rifles in Sedbury.

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  15. Rebeccas Choice sparks hopes of home winner in Coral Welsh Grand National after trial race winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | IcNetwork

    There could well be a Welsh winner of next month's Coral Welsh Grand National at Chepstow after Rebeccas Choice landed the trial for the big race. Ebbw Vale trainer Dai Burchell saw his charge come home ahead of the rest at the Monmouthshire course, raising hope of a repeat performance on December 27. The Welsh Grand National trial has a good record of producing talent for the main event and it could well be a similar story with Rebeccas Choice.

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  16. December race in ChepstowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    It will be a fun and sociable day, with a Christmas party theme. There will be live Irish music in the marquee bar and the 'rodeo reindeer' will be offering a festive challenge for those brave enough to give it a try.

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  17. Two Goals: Zak Hitchens scored twice in Sudbrook's 9-2 cup victoryRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    DIVISION 1 leaders Sudbrook CC enjoyed a brief break from league action to book a semi-final place in the Gill Cup with a 9-2 victory over Chepstow Athletic. "We lost our keeper Steve Hepple who was unavailable so Second team keeper Martin Norton made his first team debut - and did every well," he said.

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  18. Woman suffers "medical emergency" in her car in ChepstowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | South Wales Argus

    A Gwent Police spokesman said officers were called to the High Beech roundabout at 9.12am and are providing assistance to the woman. A police spokesman said: "Emergency services were called today to High Beech roundabout, Newhouse , Chepstow to reports that a 44-year-old woman had suffered a medical episode whilst driving.

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  19. Town councillors reject High Trees planning applicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    PLANS for a new house on the grounds of a prominent building in Chepstow which neighbours say would be "out of character" was rejected by town councillors last week. Proposals for a glass-fronted house which would be located near High Trees were first submitted to Monmouthshire council in October.

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  20. More pressures on Monmouthshire schools' budgets, council warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    PRESSURES on Monmouthshire council's budget could result in more schools falling into a deficit position in the future, the authority has warned. It comes as the council said the financial position at Chepstow School is expected to deteriorate further by the end of the year.

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