Monmouthshire, Wales Newswire

Monmouthshire, Wales Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Monmouthshire, Wales.

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  1. Huge bronze bull statue stolen in daytime Monmouthshire home burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    Gwent Police are appealing for information following the burglary which occurred on July 23 in Hoop Road between 12.30pm and 5.15pm. Entry was forced into the property and the statue and and a heavy duty orange Tanaka brush-cutter strimmer were stolen.

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  2. PHOTOS: Police discover man's cannabis plants after he's arrested for assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South Wales Argus

    Gwent Police area support east officers - working in Newport and Monmouthshire - arrested a 32-year-old man in Bettws overnight on Sunday.

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  3. Historic bridge which links Wales with England celebrates 200th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | IcNetwork

    Communities in Wales and England marked the 200th anniversary of a historic iron bridge bringing them together across the River Wye. The Grade I listed Chepstow Bridge was built by John Urpeth Rastrick in 1816, and remains the only five-arch iron bridge of its age to survive.

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  4. Chepstow Bridge's 200 year-old crossing celebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | BBC News

    Communities in Wales and England are celebrating the 200th anniversary of a historic iron bridge bringing them together across the River Wye. The Grade I listed Chepstow Bridge was built by John Urpeth Rastrick in 1816, and remains the only five-arch iron bridge of its age to survive.

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  5. Pupils get taste for debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | South Wales Argus

    PUPILS from a Monmouthshire school took part in a lively debate on voting rights during a visit to County Hall in Usk. Twenty-two Goytre Fawr primary schoolchildren between the ages of nine and 11 discussed whether children should have the right to vote at the age of 12. The pupils are all members of the lunchtime debate club which started in April this year, an idea that came from the chairwoman of governors, Kathryn Edwards.

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  6. Get up close and personal with Britain's beauty spots by staying in a National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Mirror.co.uk

    Monday marks the start of National Parks Week so there's no better time to see what the great outdoors has to offer Tomorrow sees the start of National Parks Week and with summer finally shaping up, there's no better time to get out into Britain's great outdoors. The Lake District's National Park always draws visitors like bees to a honeypot.

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  7. Hertfordshire father's death caused by 'reckless driving' inquest hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | South Wales Argus

    A FATHER who died after his car left the A449 Monmouthshire was speeding and driving "recklessly", an inquest has heard. Mark Crabtree, 42, of Hertfordshire, died on the morning of January 3, 2015 when he was driving to his home in Borehamwood after dropping off his son with a former partner in Brecon.

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  8. Things to do this summer in South WalesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | South Wales Argus

    What's on at Techniquest this Summer? It's going to be even more mind-boggling at Techniquest this holiday! To celebrate 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl, Techniquest is running an amazing new show, Splendiferous Science, inspired by the spectacular work of the Cardiff-born author. Take part in interactive demonstrations and explore the most memorable and best-loved characters and events from Roald Dahl's children's books.

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  9. 'Priceless' Bronze Age treasure found in CwmbranRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | South Wales Argus

    The items were discovered in 2014 by metal detectors in farm land in Trevethin, Torfaen and land in Llanover, Monmouthshire and could be acquired by museums in Wales. Today Coroners Assistant Wendy James identified the items as "treasure" under the Treasure Act , a law that determines finds of national and historic importance.

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  10. Carys Salter taking part in the Road to Rio Olympics event at Friars Walk, Newport.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | South Wales Argus

    The activities were part of sport development scheme Road to Rio, and saw a team of qualified sports coaches visit the shopping centre, inviting the general public to sample sports ranging from archery to handball. The van - wrapped in an Olympic-themed design - holds over 15 types of Olympic and Paralympic sporting equipment and has been travelling around Newport, getting communities involved with sport.

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  11. The 2016 National Eisteddfod will be hosted by MonmouthshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | IcNorthWales

    There is a week to go before the start of the Monmouthshire National Eisteddfod and executive committee chair Frank Olding says excitement is building. The National Eisteddfod was last held in the county in 1913 and Mr Olding hopes all of Wales will make the journey south to enjoy the event.

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  12. Early Bronze Age bronze flanged axe hoard found in Monmouthshire, almost 4,000 years old.Read the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | South Wales Argus

    The items were discovered in 2014 by metal detectors in farm land in Trevethin, Torfaen and land in Llanover, Monmouthshire and could be acquired by museums in Wales. Today Coroners Assistant Wendy James identified the items as "treasure" under the Treasure Act , a law that determines finds of national and historic importance.

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  13. Green sites gain eco recognitionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | South Wales Argus

    TOP parks and green spaces in Gwent have been recognised as winners in the Keep Wales Tidy's Green Flag Awards. A total of ten sites were handed the coveted Green Flag Award this year, with a further 12 presented with a Green Flag Community Award.

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  14. Gwent's best green sites handed eco recognitionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | South Wales Argus

    TOP parks and green spaces in Gwent have been recognised as winners in the Keep Wales Tidy's Green Flag Awards. A total of ten sites were handed the coveted Green Flag Award this year, with a further 12 presented with a Green Flag Community Award.

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  15. Disproportionate number of rural schools shut, say ToriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Newsday

    Ministers said they were developing plans to ensure rural schools were not "adversely affected by an over emphasis on surplus places". Earlier in July , Education Secretary Kirsty Williams told BBC Wales a new law to support rural education could be introduced.

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  16. Employment rate in Wales at record highRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | South Wales Argus

    THE unemployment rate in Wales has dropped to its lowest level in a decade according to Labour market statistics released yesterday. More than 1.4 million people are currently in work, a 10-year record high of 72.6 per cent.

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  17. Town to honour Chepstow Bridge's 200 year historyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | South Wales Argus

    The bi-centenary ceremony culminates Chepstow's annual month-long festival and will be organised by Chepstow Town Council in partnership with Monmouthshire County Council and the Chepstow Festival Committee. It will be a re-enactment of the original opening, attended by Monmouthshire's Chairman, Councillor Jim Higginson, his opposite number from Gloucestershire, Colin Hay, and the Mayor of Chepstow, Paul Pavia.

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  18. Figures provided by Labour market statistics have seen reductions across GwentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | South Wales Argus

    THE unemployment rate in Wales has dropped to its lowest level in a decade according to Labour market statistics released yesterday. More than 1.4 million people are currently in work, a 10-year record high of 72.6 per cent.

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  19. Plaque honours Abergavenny man who founded Oxford collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    Dr Lewis was the principal of the Jesus College at Oxford and a noted academic, lawyer, politician and royal advisor to Queen Elizabeth I. Around 75 college alumni were present at the bilingual ceremony alongside other esteemed guests including local politicians and former the Secretary of State for Wales, Lord Murphy of Torfaen. The service involved hymns from King Henry VIII Grammar School choir and speeches from Canon Mark Soady, and Sir Nigel Shadbolt, the 33rd and current principal of Jesus College.

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  20. Hundreds turn out for climax of 31st Abergavenny Cycling FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    HUNDREDS of cycling enthusiasts and families lined the streets of Abergavenny as the town's cycling festival brought the curtain down on its 31st year today. The award-winning event saw professional and amateur cyclists descend on Monmouthshire again for a series of races between Wednesday and yesterday, including the "Iron Mountain Sportif" and Chepstow Grand Prix.

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