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Probus club donates to HOPE and Home Start - Hereford Times

Probus club donates to HOPE and Home Start  Hereford Times

BROMYARD and District Probus Club held a very special meeting at The Plough Inn, Stoke Lacy on May 14.

Published on 19 May 2019 | 9:02 am


Suspended GPs Helen and Mike Webberley move sex change clinic to Spain - The Times

Suspended GPs Helen and Mike Webberley move sex change clinic to Spain  The Times

A private gender clinic that gave sex-change hormones to a 12-year-old is moving to Spain after both its doctors were suspended by the General Medical ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 11:01 pm


It happened today - this day in history - May 18 - Yellow Advertiser

It happened today - this day in history - May 18  Yellow Advertiser

1642: Montreal in Canada was founded. 1804: Napoleon Bonaparte was proclaimed Emperor of France. 1830: Edwin Budding of Gloucestershire signed an ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 5:02 am


Monmouthshire council approves plans to repair and protect 'unique' Magor war memorial - South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire council approves plans to repair and protect 'unique' Magor war memorial  South Wales Argus

WORK could soon start on making much needed repairs to a 'unique' village war memorial after listed building consent was approved.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 4:57 pm


Councillors voice concern over scrutiny of council's £21million Newport retail park purchase - Free Press Series

Councillors voice concern over scrutiny of council's £21million Newport retail park purchase  Free Press Series

MONMOUTHSHIRE council's chief executive has defended the decision-making process behind the £21 million purchase of Newport Leisure Park, after…

Published on 17 May 2019 | 4:02 pm


Monmouth pub manager's charity fun day for Great Oaks Hospice - Monmouthshire Beacon

Monmouth pub manager's charity fun day for Great Oaks Hospice  Monmouthshire Beacon

A MONMOUTH pub manager has inspired two of her friends to help her organise a family fun day to help out a local cancer charity.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 3:09 pm


Local Athlete Fears For His Life After Council Make Grave Announcement - Abergavenny Chronicle

Local Athlete Fears For His Life After Council Make Grave Announcement  Abergavenny Chronicle

A local athlete mistakenly believed that yesterday's decision by MCC to declare a climate emergency meant the world was going to blow up in a matter of hours.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 2:10 pm


MONMOUTHSHIRE: Council declares climate emergency amid debate on its priorities - South Wales Argus

MONMOUTHSHIRE: Council declares climate emergency amid debate on its priorities  South Wales Argus

MONMOUTHSHIRE has become the first council in Gwent to declare a climate emergency, amid calls for the authority to 'get its priorities right.'

Published on 17 May 2019 | 11:11 am


Tributes paid to 'kind and devoted' councillor - South Wales Argus

Tributes paid to 'kind and devoted' councillor  South Wales Argus

WARM tributes have been paid to a former chairman of Monmouthshire council who was described as being at the centre of his community.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 5:34 pm


Funeral of first female chair of Monmouthshire County Council Olive Evans MBE - South Wales Argus

Funeral of first female chair of Monmouthshire County Council Olive Evans MBE  South Wales Argus

MOURNERS gathered at the Church of St Mary The Virgin in Magor yesterday to pay their respects to Monmouthshire County Council's first chairwoman,…

Published on 15 May 2019 | 4:04 pm


Record turnout for Rotary clubs' 'Walk The Wye' - Monmouthshire Beacon

Record turnout for Rotary clubs' 'Walk The Wye'  Monmouthshire Beacon

The Rotary Club's 'Walk The Wye' event, held on Sunday 12th May attracted a record entry of 378 walkers from as far afield as Worcester, Swindon, Swansea ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 11:53 am


Climate change emergency declared by town council | News - Monmouthshire Beacon

Climate change emergency declared by town council | News  Monmouthshire Beacon

A CLIMATE emergency has been declared by Monmouth Town Council's environment committee as a result of a presentation from a member of the public.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 11:53 am


Big variation in bowel cancer screening rates in Gwent - South Wales Argus

Big variation in bowel cancer screening rates in Gwent  South Wales Argus

BOWEL cancer screening rates in Gwent vary dramatically, with Newport and Blaenau Gwent having among the lowest rates in Wales, and Monmouthshire the ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 10:04 am


Roadworks could close town's main street for eight weeks - Monmouthshire Beacon

Roadworks could close town's main street for eight weeks  Monmouthshire Beacon

The second stage of resurfacing the upper part of Monnow Street - the pinch point and St John Street - could see the total closure of Monnow Street for up to ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 8:43 am


Double cup joy for teens - The Forest of Dean Review

Double cup joy for teens  The Forest of Dean Review

CALDICOT Town under-16s side completed a cup double – thought to be the first time in the club's history.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 8:01 am


Monmouthshire council explains waste permits and centre closures - South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire council explains waste permits and centre closures  South Wales Argus

THE introduction of a permit scheme at Monmouthshire County Council's four recycling centres will cost £40000, the local authority has revealed,…

Published on 15 May 2019 | 5:02 am


Gwent weather as high as Barcelona today says Met Office - South Wales Argus

Gwent weather as high as Barcelona today says Met Office  South Wales Argus

THE SUN is shining today, reaching temperatures of 19 degrees Celsius in Newport.

Published on 14 May 2019 | 9:05 am


New menopause policy could help women working at Torfaen council - South Wales Argus

New menopause policy could help women working at Torfaen council  South Wales Argus

WOMEN working at Torfaen council who are experiencing the menopause could receive greater support through a new workplace policy.

Published on 13 May 2019 | 4:18 pm


Monmouthshire council rejects Mounton House school third option - Free Press Series

Monmouthshire council rejects Mounton House school third option  Free Press Series

A CALL to consider 'rebuilding' a special needs school under threat of closure could be considered as part of a public consultation, but a motion on…

Published on 13 May 2019 | 4:11 pm


Abergavenny plane crash: Three survive A40 incident - BBC News

Abergavenny plane crash: Three survive A40 incident  BBC News

A light aircraft has crashed on to a main road but managed to avoid hitting any cars. South Wales Fire and Rescue *Service* said the three people on board ...

Published on 13 May 2019 | 2:56 pm


Here are the categories in this year's Health and Care Awards - South Wales Argus

Here are the categories in this year's Health and Care Awards  South Wales Argus

FOLLOWING the launch of the South Wales Argus Health and Care awards last week, here is a rundown of all the awards which are up for grabs, what…

Published on 12 May 2019 | 11:01 am


Universal Credit gap in Caerphilly County Borough puts people at risk of homelessness - South Wales Argus

Universal Credit gap in Caerphilly County Borough puts people at risk of homelessness  South Wales Argus

DESPITE an investment of more than £10.6million into affordable housing last year, there is zero affordable shared accommodation in the Caerphilly…

Published on 11 May 2019 | 11:02 am


Olive Evans, former Undy teacher and Monmouthshire chairwoman, dies - Free Press Series

Olive Evans, former Undy teacher and Monmouthshire chairwoman, dies  Free Press Series

OLIVE Evans, a career schoolteacher who later became Monmouthshire County Council's first chairwoman, has died, aged 89.

Published on 11 May 2019 | 5:02 am


Rejecting Axiom homes in Newbridge cost Caerphilly council nearly £65000 - southwalesargus.co.uk

Rejecting Axiom homes in Newbridge cost Caerphilly council nearly £65000  southwalesargus.co.uk

CAERPHILLY council paid a developer nearly £65000 after rejecting a planning application despite councillors being urged to approve the plans on…

Published on 10 May 2019 | 11:12 am


Devauden Festival in Chepstow will focus on protecting the environment - South Wales Argus

Devauden Festival in Chepstow will focus on protecting the environment  South Wales Argus

AN EVER-GROWING festival is returning for its tenth year soon.

Published on 10 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Caerphilly v Monmouthshire - local council opts for 'polite notices' over parking tickets as street enforcement bites - Abergavenny Chronicle

Caerphilly v Monmouthshire - local council opts for 'polite notices' over parking tickets as street enforcement bites  Abergavenny Chronicle

MORE THAN 700 parking tickets have been handed out in Caerphilly within a month of the council taking over civil parking enforcement - but none have been ...

Published on 9 May 2019 | 5:16 pm


Monmouthshire council set to consider declaring a 'climate emergency' - Free Press Series

Monmouthshire council set to consider declaring a 'climate emergency'  Free Press Series

TWO councils in Gwent are set to consider declaring a 'climate emergency' next week.

Published on 9 May 2019 | 4:44 pm


Monmouthshire introduces recycling centre permits and cuts hours - Free Press Series

Monmouthshire introduces recycling centre permits and cuts hours  Free Press Series

Monmouthshire County Council is introducing part-time closures at all of its Household Waste and Recycling Centres (HWRCs) from Saturday, June1.

Published on 8 May 2019 | 2:01 pm


Time's up for rogue parkers as council takes over parking charges - Monmouthshire Beacon

Time's up for rogue parkers as council takes over parking charges  Monmouthshire Beacon

Monmouthshire County Council has now taken responsibility for parking enforcement from Gwent Police.

Published on 8 May 2019 | 11:20 am


Controversial 345-home Chepstow plans are approved by council - Monmouthshire Beacon

Controversial 345-home Chepstow plans are approved by council  Monmouthshire Beacon

PLANS to build 345 homes at the former Fairfield-Mabey Bridge site in Chepstow have been approved by Monmouthshire councillors.

Published on 8 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Major housing scheme for 345 homes is approved by councillors - Free Press Series

Major housing scheme for 345 homes is approved by councillors  Free Press Series

PLANS to build 345 homes at the former Fairfield-Mabey Bridge site in Chepstow have been approved by Monmouthshire councillors.

Published on 7 May 2019 | 5:01 pm


Rusty Shackle to join Stereo MC's, Dr Feelgood and more at Rodney Parade festival - South Wales Argus

Rusty Shackle to join Stereo MC's, Dr Feelgood and more at Rodney Parade festival  South Wales Argus

MONMOUTHSHIRE band Rusty Shackle will be showcasing their latest album when they take to the stage next month. The band from Caldicot, founded in 2010, ...

Published on 7 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Plans for up to 11 homes in Shirenewton approved - Free Press Series

Plans for up to 11 homes in Shirenewton approved  Free Press Series

PLANS to build housing on a greenfield site on the edge of a Monmouthshire village have been approved by councillors.

Published on 7 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Monmouth Town beat Thornwell to claim Benevolent Cup - Free Press Series

Monmouth Town beat Thornwell to claim Benevolent Cup  Free Press Series

Monmouthshire Windows Benevolent Cup Final.

Published on 6 May 2019 | 7:00 am


David Broome Event Centre investing for the future - South Wales Argus

David Broome Event Centre investing for the future  South Wales Argus

An equestrian events centre in Monmouthshire has unveiled two new all-weather show rings, which it is hoped will increase its turnover by 20 per…

Published on 4 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Plans for housing on greenfield site in Shirenewton set to be decided by Monmouthshire County Council - Free Press Series

Plans for housing on greenfield site in Shirenewton set to be decided by Monmouthshire County Council  Free Press Series

PLANS to build housing on a greenfield site in a Monmouthshire village could gain approval next week, despite some concerns over the size of the…

Published on 3 May 2019 | 4:04 pm


Approval nears for 345-home project - Insider Media

Approval nears for 345-home project  Insider Media

The final go-ahead for a 345-home residential project in Chepstow is poised to be given after a reserved matters application was recommended for approval.

Published on 3 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Woman dies in Abergavenny house fire - BBC News

Woman dies in Abergavenny house fire  BBC News

Two crews tackled the blaze at a detached house in Monmouthshire on Friday morning.

Published on 3 May 2019 | 7:00 am


More than 700 parking tickets issued by council within first weeks of enforcement - South Wales Argus

More than 700 parking tickets issued by council within first weeks of enforcement  South Wales Argus

MORE THAN 700 parking tickets have been handed out in Caerphilly county borough within the first weeks of the council taking over civil parking…

Published on 2 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Monmouth crowned champions after victory on final day of season - Monmouthshire Beacon

Monmouth crowned champions after victory on final day of season  Monmouthshire Beacon

WRU National League 2 East - Monmouth 36 Ynysddu 8 MONMOUTH became champions of the WRU National League Division 2 East after a 36-8 home win ...

Published on 1 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Sixty Evel Knievels to ride through Monmouth for charity - Monmouthshire Beacon

Sixty Evel Knievels to ride through Monmouth for charity  Monmouthshire Beacon

A CLUTCH of Knievels will descend on Monmouth next week as part of a tour of Wales.

Published on 1 May 2019 | 7:00 am


More outpatient services at community hospital on cards - The Forest of Dean Review

More outpatient services at community hospital on cards  The Forest of Dean Review

A COMMUNITY hospital which has seen its dementia ward and minor injuries unit close in recent years could be boosted by more outpatient services.

Published on 1 May 2019 | 7:00 am


High street shop 'a complete and utter eyesore' - Monmouthshire Beacon

High street shop 'a complete and utter eyesore'  Monmouthshire Beacon

CONCERNS over the appearance of a high street building continue to grow.

Published on 1 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire farmer's son wins £2.7m slice of dad's business in High Court decision on family feud - South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire farmer's son wins £2.7m slice of dad's business in High Court decision on family feud  South Wales Argus

A FARMER'S son who was disinherited after a "personality clash" with his father has won a £2.7 million slice of the family land and…

Published on 30 April 2019 | 7:00 am


RSPCA say animal cruelty reports in Monmouthshire rose by 20% - Free Press Series

RSPCA say animal cruelty reports in Monmouthshire rose by 20%  Free Press Series

COMPLAINTS of animal cruelty in Monmouthshire rose by one-fifth in 2018, the RSPCA has said.

Published on 29 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Councillor's wife 'struggling to breathe' made to wait unacceptable time for chest X-ray results - South Wales Argus

Councillor's wife 'struggling to breathe' made to wait unacceptable time for chest X-ray results  South Wales Argus

A VULNERABLE woman's lengthy wait for X-ray results has been called "clearly unacceptable" by a health board boss.

Published on 29 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Upcycling firm staff shocked to find large quantity of cash hidden inside antique bible - South Wales Argus

Upcycling firm staff shocked to find large quantity of cash hidden inside antique bible  South Wales Argus

STAFF at a Gwent upcycling business were shocked to discover a large quantity of cash hidden inside an antique bible which they were in the process…

Published on 29 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Five Gwent councils to launch joint study on need for more electric vehicle charging points - Free Press Series

Five Gwent councils to launch joint study on need for more electric vehicle charging points  Free Press Series

A JOINT study is being launched by the five Gwent councils on the need for more electric vehicle charging points across the region.

Published on 29 April 2019 | 7:00 am


150-year-old mutual takes on trendy Monzo at its own game - The Times

150-year-old mutual takes on trendy Monzo at its own game  The Times

Monmouthshire building society does not boast glitzy offices in London and Las Vegas, it was not founded by a thrusting young entrepreneur and it hasn't got a ...

Published on 28 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Chepstow Community Hospital promised more services - BBC News

Chepstow Community Hospital promised more services  BBC News

Plans to boost services at a community hospital which has lost a dementia ward and minor injuries unit in recent years have been met with scepticism.

Published on 28 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire Housing Association creates new specialist role to lead on business evolution - South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire Housing Association creates new specialist role to lead on business evolution  South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire Housing Association has appointed Cheryl Tracey as its head of business evolution.

Published on 26 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Plans for 345 homes in Chepstow recommended approval | News - Monmouthshire Beacon

Plans for 345 homes in Chepstow recommended approval | News  Monmouthshire Beacon

CONTENTIOUS plans to build 345 homes at the former Mabey Bridge site in Chepstow have been recommended for approval.

Published on 26 April 2019 | 7:00 am


144 New Homes at Monmouthshire Development - Business News Wales

144 New Homes at Monmouthshire Development  Business News Wales

Building work on a collection of new homes in Monmouthshire is progressing well.

Published on 26 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire protesters join Extinction Rebellion action in London - Free Press Series

Monmouthshire protesters join Extinction Rebellion action in London  Free Press Series

CLIMATE change activists from Monmouthshire were on the front line of protests in London over the Easter weekend, taking part in demonstrations…

Published on 25 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Thousands living in fuel poverty could be given more financial support - Free Press Series

Thousands living in fuel poverty could be given more financial support  Free Press Series

THOUSANDS of residents experiencing fuel poverty in Monmouthshire could be given greater financial support to keep their homes adequately heated.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 2:20 pm


Eggheads star CJ de Mooi reveals he contracted HIV as a homeless teenage prostitute - Mirror Online

Eggheads star CJ de Mooi reveals he contracted HIV as a homeless teenage prostitute  Mirror Online

Former quiz show regular CJ de Mooi, 49, has opened up about his health battles after confirming he's dying from AIDS.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Golden treasure find at Monmouth housing development dig site - Monmouthshire Beacon

Golden treasure find at Monmouth housing development dig site  Monmouthshire Beacon

WHAT could be one of the most important and unique archaeological finds in the UK has been discovered on the Kingswood Gate estate.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Eggheads star CJ reveals he's dying and about to lose his home - Gloucestershire Live

Eggheads star CJ reveals he's dying and about to lose his home  Gloucestershire Live

A former star of hit TV quiz show Eggheads has revealed he is dying of AIDS and says he's about to be left homeless. CJ de Mooi lives in Caldicot, ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Memories of the Monmouthshire Hunt point-to-point | News - Glamorgan Gem

Memories of the Monmouthshire Hunt point-to-point | News  Glamorgan Gem

The Monmouthshire Point-To-Point racecourse was always popular with owners, riders and trainers from the Vale, Cowbridge's James Tudor will go down in ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire council approves school catchment changes - South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire council approves school catchment changes  South Wales Argus

CONTENTIOUS changes to secondary school catchment areas in parts of Monmouthshire have been approved by senior councillors.

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Monmouth Festival main stage scrapped as organisers say nine-day event is 'no longer supported' - Monmouthshire Beacon

Monmouth Festival main stage scrapped as organisers say nine-day event is 'no longer supported'  Monmouthshire Beacon

ORGANISERS of Monmouth Festival have announced there will not be a main stage this year after the response to the news last month that revealed the stage ...

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Poorer GCSE pupils are being left behind by peers in Monmouthshire - South Wales Argus

Poorer GCSE pupils are being left behind by peers in Monmouthshire  South Wales Argus

POORER school pupils living in Monmouthshire are being left behind by their peers with the county's attainment gap the highest in Wales.

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Council tax scammers 'targeting bill changes' in Wales - BBC News

Council tax scammers 'targeting bill changes' in Wales  BBC News

Fraudsters are exploiting householders receiving new council tax bills, it is claimed. Margaret Evans, 84, from Monmouthshire, was targeted and is warning ...

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Ex-Monmouthshire councillor branded gay people as 'sick and depraved' - Abergavenny Chronicle

Ex-Monmouthshire councillor branded gay people as 'sick and depraved'  Abergavenny Chronicle

A MONMOUTHSHIRE councillor has been accused of describing homosexuality as a “sickening and depraved practice”, a tribunal has heard.

Published on 27 March 2019 | 7:00 am


School catchment shake-up needed after 'decades of unfairness' - South Wales Argus

School catchment shake-up needed after 'decades of unfairness'  South Wales Argus

CHANGING secondary school catchment areas in parts of Monmouthshire would reverse “decades of unfairness”, a councillor has said.

Published on 25 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Controversial housing plan for village to be reconsidered after councillors given incorrect figures - South Wales Argus

Controversial housing plan for village to be reconsidered after councillors given incorrect figures  South Wales Argus

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build up to 111 homes in a Monmouthshire village will be reconsidered by councillors after incorrect figures were presented with the ...

Published on 16 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Inteserve, responsible for Monmouthshire and Torfaen schools, faces administration - South Wales Argus

Inteserve, responsible for Monmouthshire and Torfaen schools, faces administration  South Wales Argus

INTERSERVE, the outsourcing firm responsible for two new Monmouthshire schools and Torfaen's proposed sixth form centre, is set to go into…

Published on 15 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire council defends purchase of Newport Retail Park with borrowed £21m - South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire council defends purchase of Newport Retail Park with borrowed £21m  South Wales Argus

RENTS collected from Newport Leisure Park will secure funding for future services in Monmouthshire, according to the chief executive of…

Published on 14 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire council said Newport Leisure Park purchase due partly to shrinking budgets - Free Press Series

Monmouthshire council said Newport Leisure Park purchase due partly to shrinking budgets  Free Press Series

MONMOUTHSHIRE County Council (MCC) has purchased the freehold of the Newport Leisure Park, on the city's Spytty Road, for £21 million.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Council apologises for recycling collection delays amid problems with new system - South Wales Argus

Council apologises for recycling collection delays amid problems with new system  South Wales Argus

MONMOUTHSHIRE County Council has apologised to residents for teething problems with the authority's new waste and recycling collection system.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire council buys leisure park for £21m | Wales - ITV News - ITV News

Monmouthshire council buys leisure park for £21m | Wales - ITV News  ITV News

Read the latest Wales stories, Monmouthshire council buys leisure park for £21m on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Wales news.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Newport Leisure Park bought by Monmouthshire council for £21m - BBC News

Newport Leisure Park bought by Monmouthshire council for £21m  BBC News

A retail park in Newport has been bought by a neighbouring council for £21m. Monmouthshire County Council said the Newport Leisure Park on Spytty Road ...

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire 5.95% tax rise is backed - BBC News

Monmouthshire 5.95% tax rise is backed  BBC News

The Tory-run authority is one of five councils facing the biggest cut in Welsh Government funding.

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Campaigners are urging Monmouthshire County Borough Council to declare a 'climate emergency' - South Wales Argus

Campaigners are urging Monmouthshire County Borough Council to declare a 'climate emergency'  South Wales Argus

A MOTION is being drawn up calling on Monmouthshire council to declare a 'climate emergency.'

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Monmouthshire proposes closure of Mounton House special school - South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire proposes closure of Mounton House special school  South Wales Argus

MOUNTON House, Monmouthshire's only state-run special school, is under threat of closure by the local authority, with cost-cutting measures in mind.

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Mounton House school could be closed by Monmouthshire council - Free Press Series

Mounton House school could be closed by Monmouthshire council  Free Press Series

MOUNTON House, Monmouthshire's only state-run special school, is facing the threat of closure, the Free Press can reveal.

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Controversial decision to approve 242 homes was 'informed by incorrect housing figures' - South Wales Argus

Controversial decision to approve 242 homes was 'informed by incorrect housing figures'  South Wales Argus

CONTROVERSIAL plans for more than 200 homes in Monmouthshire will go before councillors again after incorrect figures were used to support their…

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Parents concerned over proposed changes to school catchment areas - South Wales Argus

Parents concerned over proposed changes to school catchment areas  South Wales Argus

PROPOSED changes to secondary school catchment areas have provoked concern amongst parents and residents living in and around a Monmouthshire…

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


New taxi laws which could cost council £60000 met with opposition - South Wales Argus

New taxi laws which could cost council £60000 met with opposition  South Wales Argus

PLANS for new taxi laws which could see Monmouthshire council lose nearly £60000 a year have been met with opposition from councillors.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Concern over boundary changes for all town and community councils - Monmouthshire Beacon

Concern over boundary changes for all town and community councils  Monmouthshire Beacon

A SURPRISE document has emerged from Monmouthshire County Council (MCC) advising of suggested boundary changes within the present structure of ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Monmouthshire County Council Considering Budget Changes - Business News Wales

Monmouthshire County Council Considering Budget Changes  Business News Wales

Monmouthshire County Council will take a significant step towards setting its budget for next year when Cabinet outlines a recommended budget at its meeting ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Controversial parking charges scrapped by council despite £600000 funding cut - Monmouthshire Beacon

Controversial parking charges scrapped by council despite £600000 funding cut  Monmouthshire Beacon

CONTROVERSIAL plans to introduce parking charges for disabled drivers in Monmouthshire have been scrapped by the local authority.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Older residents are holding back Monmouthshire's economy warns City Deal report - Abergavenny Chronicle

Older residents are holding back Monmouthshire's economy warns City Deal report  Abergavenny Chronicle

THE county's ageing population could harm its standing within the Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) City Deal, a report has warned.

Published on 12 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Sprawling settlements suggested for Monmouthshire's new housing plan - South Wales Argus

Sprawling settlements suggested for Monmouthshire's new housing plan  South Wales Argus

TWO sprawling settlements in southern Monmouthshire have been proposed amid hundreds of suggestions for new developments in the county.

Published on 6 February 2019 | 8:00 am


SCHOOL BANDINGS: Increase in number of Monmouthshire schools achieving top level - South Wales Argus

SCHOOL BANDINGS: Increase in number of Monmouthshire schools achieving top level  South Wales Argus

THERE was mixed news for Monmouthshire in the 2019 school categorisation results, with more of the county's schools achieving the highest level…

Published on 31 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Residents speak out against 200 homes at packed meeting - Monmouthshire Beacon

Residents speak out against 200 homes at packed meeting  Monmouthshire Beacon

SERIOUS concerns have been expressed by residents opposing a 200-home development on land on The Bayfield site on the outskirts of Chepstow.

Published on 30 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Road safety strategy by Monmouthshire 'cut and pasted' - BBC News

Road safety strategy by Monmouthshire 'cut and pasted'  BBC News

A council has been criticised for publishing a report "cut and pasted" from a similar document issued by a nearby authority 10 years ago. Monmouthshire's ...

Published on 26 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Monmouthshire embarks on separate glass collections - letsrecycle.com

Monmouthshire embarks on separate glass collections  letsrecycle.com

Residents in Monmouthshire are set to receive a new glass recycling box following a “successful” glass recycling trial of over 6500 properties which began in ...

Published on 17 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Plans for hundreds of new Chepstow homes submitted - Monmouthshire Beacon

Plans for hundreds of new Chepstow homes submitted  Monmouthshire Beacon

PLANS to transform a former shipyard into a new neighbourhood with 345 homes, offices and a riverside park have been lodged with Monmouthshire council, ...

Published on 16 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Council's expertise questioned after school asbestos overspend | News - Monmouthshire Beacon

Council's expertise questioned after school asbestos overspend | News  Monmouthshire Beacon

CONCERNS have been raised about Monmouthshire County Council's “level of expertise” after the removal of hidden asbestos at two schools led to project ...

Published on 16 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Development of 11 homes for village | News - Monmouthshire Beacon

Development of 11 homes for village | News  Monmouthshire Beacon

A GREENFIELD site in a Monmouthshire village could be used for a new housing estate with up to 11 homes.

Published on 8 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Recycling bags to be things of the past as council consults on budget plans - Monmouthshire Beacon

Recycling bags to be things of the past as council consults on budget plans  Monmouthshire Beacon

A RADICAL overhaul of some of the ways council services are being provided could be on the cards.

Published on 2 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Council tax could increase by almost six percent in Monmouthshire - and free Christmas parking could be axed - Abergavenny Chronicle

Council tax could increase by almost six percent in Monmouthshire - and free Christmas parking could be axed  Abergavenny Chronicle

COUNCIL tax payers in Monmouthshire face an increase of nearly six per cent under plans set out for next year's budget.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Monmouthshire residents face 5.95 council tax rise and new parking charges in 'very difficult' budget plans - South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire residents face 5.95 council tax rise and new parking charges in 'very difficult' budget plans  South Wales Argus

COUNCIL tax payers in Monmouthshire face an increase of nearly six per cent under plans set out for next year's budget.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 8:00 am


'Plastic-free' council plans to introduce plastic bags for food waste in place of compostable alternative - South Wales Argus

'Plastic-free' council plans to introduce plastic bags for food waste in place of compostable alternative  South Wales Argus

MONMOUTHSHIRE council could introduce plastic bags for food waste caddies from the New Year in a bid to increase recycling and save £33000 per…

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Plans for future of recycling centres could see closures and permit scheme introduced - South Wales Argus

Plans for future of recycling centres could see closures and permit scheme introduced  South Wales Argus

MONMOUTHSHIRE council is drawing up plans which could see the closure of at least one waste and recycling centre and a permit scheme introduced.

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Hundreds of homes needed in Monmouthshire to meet housing need, study suggests - South Wales Argus

Hundreds of homes needed in Monmouthshire to meet housing need, study suggests  South Wales Argus

HUNDREDS of affordable homes would have to be built per year in Monmouthshire by 2023 to keep up with demand.

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Free weekend parking in Monmouthshire - South Wales Argus

Free weekend parking in Monmouthshire  South Wales Argus

MONMOUTHSHIRE County Council is providing free weekend parking in Abergavenny, Chepstow and Monmouth in the approach to Christmas.

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Monmouthshire council scraps planned display charges - BBC News

Monmouthshire council scraps planned display charges  BBC News

Plans to charge Monmouthshire shopkeepers for putting their displays on the street have been dropped. The county council was to restrict "obstructions in the ...

Published on 5 September 2018 | 7:00 am








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