Archive - Monday, 21 February 2005
Rundown areas set for £750,000 boost
CRUMBLING roads and areas blighted by graffiti are being targeted with a 750,000 cash injection as part of an urban improvement programme in Newport.
Heroes - County battle on
NEWPORT County produced a heroic display to keep Nationwide South juggernaut Grays at bay on Saturday as they grabbed a point in one of their best displays of the season.
Dragons in good stead for Europe
NEWPORT Gwent Dragons made virtually certain of Heineken Cup rugby next season with their courageous 13-11 Celtic League victory over Ulster at Rodney Parade on Friday night.
"The best view in the world" - who can argue with the sentiment voiced by the dean of St David's, the Very Reverend J. Wyn Evans. In the valley below his home, lies one of Britain's most beautiful and inspiring cathedrals. As the winter sun casts an…
Rampant Newport run in eight
NEWPORT are the sole Gwent team who will be involved in Tuesday's Konica Minolta Cup quarter-final draw, an eight-try demolition of Glamorgan Wanderers at Rodney Parade on Saturday ensuring their place, while Cross Keys, Pontypool and Bedwas bowed out.
Luscombe faces fight for fitness
NEWPORT Gwent Dragons threequarter Hal Luscombe is fighting to be fit for Wales' Six Nations Championship game against France in Paris on Saturday.
It's a new image in a flash...
HERE are Gwent's track superstars Jamie Baulch and Christian Malcolm as you have never seen them before.
Your chance to buy a masterpiece head
NEWPORT art-lovers will have the chance to snap-up original work by budding talents at a charity auction.
Wardens fail to get trained
ALMOST half of Newport's community safety wardens are unable to use their full powers because they have not been trained.
It's a big hand for charity knitter
FOR the last two years an 84-year-old Newport woman has picked up her knitting needles to support St David's Foundation Hospice Care.
Magazine launched on a high
A new magazine for Newport hit the city's streets on Saturday.
Biker hurt by booby trap
A TEENAGE motorcyclist suffered serious injuries when a wire was deliberately placed across a Gwent lane and caused him to come off his bike.
Fire service warn about derelict flats
FIREFIGHTERS are warning that a block of asbestos-ridden derelict flats, now a target for young arsonists, is turning into a death trap.
Hunters vow poll revenge
DEFIANT pro-hunt campaignershave vowed to take their revenge on the Labour government at the ballot box.
Thrilled to win right to fight for city seat
THE winning candidate in a controversial all-woman shortlist to succeed outgoing Newport East MP Alan Howarth was chosen yesterday.
GRIFFITHS IN FRAME
WALES defence coach Clive Griffiths could be the surprise new front-runner for the position of Newport Gwent Dragons' coach next season.
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