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Outdoor education changes must not 'pose any risk to the education of children' - Free Press Series

Outdoor education changes must not 'pose any risk to the education of children'  Free Press Series

MONEY-MAKING initiatives to maintain Monmouthshire's outdoor services must improve children's education, councillors have said.

Published on 18 December 2018 | 5:42 pm


Country house with beautiful garden maze for sale in Wales - HouseBeautiful.com

Country house with beautiful garden maze for sale in Wales  HouseBeautiful.com

Waterspring, a six bedroom country house, located in the Monmouthshire village of Earlswood in south east Wales, comes with its very own maze and over five ...

Published on 18 December 2018 | 9:00 am


What Severn bridge toll end could mean for jobs and homes - BBC News

What Severn bridge toll end could mean for jobs and homes  BBC News

What will the end of the Severn Bridges tolls mean for the surrounding economy and its residents?

Published on 17 December 2018 | 1:09 pm


Caldicot housing market: Locals 'virtually out-priced' - BBC News

Caldicot housing market: Locals 'virtually out-priced'  BBC News

There has already been a jump in house prices in areas close to the Seven bridges, says an estate agent.

Published on 17 December 2018 | 8:58 am


Lots of festive events in Newport and Gwent today - South Wales Argus

Lots of festive events in Newport and Gwent today  South Wales Argus

THERE'S a lot going on in Newport today if you're in a festive mood - with more than one appearance from Father Christmas himself.

Published on 16 December 2018 | 6:02 am


Omnio supports Unisys in Monmouthshire BS digital project - Finextra

Omnio supports Unisys in Monmouthshire BS digital project  Finextra

Omnio Group, a banking and fintech provider formed by the merger of Payment Cloud Technologies (PCT) and Tuxedo Money Solutions, has partnered with ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Medals for Iraqi army operation | News - Monmouthshire Beacon

Medals for Iraqi army operation | News  Monmouthshire Beacon

ELEMENTS of 1st and 2nd Battalion The Rifles were presented with operational medals by HRH The Duke of Kent last week for playing their part in an overseas ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 3:22 pm


Controversial village homes plan 'called in' by Welsh Government - Monmouthshire Beacon

Controversial village homes plan 'called in' by Welsh Government  Monmouthshire Beacon

CAMPAIGNERS fighting a 111-home development which was recently approved by Monmouthshire council have been handed a boost after the decision was ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 3:09 pm


Plans to create an 'eco village' of 32 homes submitted to council - South Wales Argus

Plans to create an 'eco village' of 32 homes submitted to council  South Wales Argus

PLANS to create an "eco village" of 32 homes in Monmouthshire have been submitted.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 2:53 pm


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 | 2:13 pm


New book on astrology predicted to be a bestseller - Abergavenny Chronicle

New book on astrology predicted to be a bestseller  Abergavenny Chronicle

A local astrologer who has just written a new book on star signs and how to understand them is confidently predicting his new magnum opus will be a bestseller.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 10:07 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 | 5:54 pm


Befrienders and drivers sought by charity | News - Abergavenny Chronicle

Befrienders and drivers sought by charity | News  Abergavenny Chronicle

LONELINESS is often exacerbated by the festive period when those without family or close friends can feel even more isolated. Now a local befriending charity ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 3:16 pm


Raglan 111-home plans stopped in their tracks as council told not to approve development - Monmouthshire Beacon

Raglan 111-home plans stopped in their tracks as council told not to approve development  Monmouthshire Beacon

RESIDENTS of Raglan campaigning against a recently-approved housing development which could increase the size of the village by 30 per cent have been ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 11:12 am


GovTech Final Five to Lift Loneliness and Improve Transport in Monmouthshire - Business News Wales

GovTech Final Five to Lift Loneliness and Improve Transport in Monmouthshire  Business News Wales

Five companies which successfully bid for inclusion in Monmouthshire's GovTech Catalyst Challenge featured in a recent (Tuesday 4th December) fact-finding ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 1:00 am


Centre could close as Gwent councils plan to scrap 50-year-old outdoor education service - South Wales Argus

Centre could close as Gwent councils plan to scrap 50-year-old outdoor education service  South Wales Argus

AN ACTIVITY centre could close amid plans to scrap an “unsustainable” *service* responsible for providing outdoor education in Gwent for nearly 50…

Published on 11 December 2018 | 2:32 pm


More pay and better conditions thread councillor diversity push - Abergavenny Chronicle

More pay and better conditions thread councillor diversity push  Abergavenny Chronicle

HIGHER salaries and childcare expenses should be offered to attract more diverse candidates for local government roles, councillors in Monmouthshire have ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 4:28 pm


Controversial plans for housing in Devauden submitted to Monmouthshire County Council - South Wales Argus

Controversial plans for housing in Devauden submitted to Monmouthshire County Council  South Wales Argus

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build 15 homes in a village have been submitted to Monmouthshire council.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Huge £33.5m investment in new machinery by plant firm - South Wales Argus

Huge £33.5m investment in new machinery by plant firm  South Wales Argus

CHEPSTOW Plant International has invested £33.5m in its contract fleet of machinery over the past eight months, resulting in the company's…

Published on 10 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Permit scheme to be introduced at tips while possible closures still on the table - South Wales Argus

Permit scheme to be introduced at tips while possible closures still on the table  South Wales Argus

CHANGES to waste and recycling centres in Monmouthshire will include a new permit scheme being introduced, while the possible full closure of at…

Published on 9 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Better pay and childcare allowance could improve diversity, say Monmouthshire councillors - South Wales Argus

Better pay and childcare allowance could improve diversity, say Monmouthshire councillors  South Wales Argus

HIGHER salaries and childcare expenses should be offered to attract more diverse candidates for local government roles, councillors in Monmouthshire…

Published on 7 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Plans to introduce plastic bags for food waste 'a necessary evil' - South Wales Argus

Plans to introduce plastic bags for food waste 'a necessary evil'  South Wales Argus

PLANS to introduce plastic bags for food waste caddies in place of an 'ineffective' compostable alternative in Monmouthshire have moved a step…

Published on 7 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Five companies considered for £1m GovTech loneliness project - Insider Media

Five companies considered for £1m GovTech loneliness project  Insider Media

Five companies in Monmouthshire are being considered for a digital project aimed at addressing loneliness in rural communities, with two companies to be ...

Published on 7 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Controversial Raglan '111' housing plan hits the wall - Abergavenny Chronicle

Controversial Raglan '111' housing plan hits the wall  Abergavenny Chronicle

A controversial plan forced through by councillors to build 111 homes in Raglan hit a major snag after it was shot down by Welsh Government planners.

Published on 6 December 2018 | 1:12 pm


Long-awaited revamp of grade II-listed town hall given green light - South Wales Argus

Long-awaited revamp of grade II-listed town hall given green light  South Wales Argus

A LONG-AWAITED revamp of Abergavenny's town hall has been unanimously supported by Monmouthshire councillors.

Published on 6 December 2018 | 8:00 am


SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Llandogo Primary in Monmouthshire - South Wales Argus

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Llandogo Primary in Monmouthshire  South Wales Argus

NESTLED on a steep hillside next to the River Wye is Llandogo Primary, the smallest school in Monmouthshire.

Published on 6 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Kingfishers fight back to win against 10-man Ely - Monmouthshire Beacon

Kingfishers fight back to win against 10-man Ely  Monmouthshire Beacon

JD Welsh League Division Two - Monmouth Town 2 Caerau Ely 1 MONMOUTH Town FC moved firmly into mid-table as they claimed a scrappy three points ...

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Turbulent at top of the table as matches survive the storms - Monmouthshire Beacon

Turbulent at top of the table as matches survive the storms  Monmouthshire Beacon

Monmouthshire Windows East Gwent League Division 1 A SURPRISING number of matches survived the stormy weather with two of the top three winning on ...

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Town's traffic woes 'could be solved without bypass' - Monmouthshire Beacon

Town's traffic woes 'could be solved without bypass'  Monmouthshire Beacon

A CHEPSTOW motorist fed up with the town's daily rush-hour gridlock has come up with some low cost modifications which he believes would significantly ...

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Plastic free Monmouthshire plans to hand out plastic bags for food waste - Abergavenny Chronicle

Plastic free Monmouthshire plans to hand out plastic bags for food waste  Abergavenny Chronicle

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

Published on 4 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


Doctor ran illegal transgender clinic that gave sex change hormones to 12-year-old - Mirror Online

Doctor ran illegal transgender clinic that gave sex change hormones to 12-year-old  Mirror Online

Dr Helen Webberley, 49, of Monmouthshire in Wales charged between £75 and £150 per hour to those looking to have "gender reassignment"

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Wheels come off Velothon Wales as organisers cancel race - Abergavenny Chronicle

Wheels come off Velothon Wales as organisers cancel race  Abergavenny Chronicle

Organisers of Velothon Wales announced last week that the premier cycling race would not feature on next year's calendar.

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Budget cuts softened for cash-strapped county council - Abergavenny Chronicle

Budget cuts softened for cash-strapped county council  Abergavenny Chronicle

Monmouthshire County Council's funding troubles welcomed a respite last week when Welsh Government announced an extra £141.5m for Welsh councils.

Published on 30 November 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


Monmouthshire football clubs could get £35000 to upgrade facilities - South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire football clubs could get £35000 to upgrade facilities  South Wales Argus

FOOTBALL clubs in Monmouthshire could receive £35000 from the local authority to help bring their facilities up to national standards.

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Monmouth is third happiest place to live in Britain survey reveals - South Wales Argus

Monmouth is third happiest place to live in Britain survey reveals  South Wales Argus

Monmouth has been named the third happiest place to live in Britain.

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Tory candidate dropped after 'anti Islamic' calls | News - Monmouthshire Beacon

Tory candidate dropped after 'anti Islamic' calls | News  Monmouthshire Beacon

THE Welsh Conservatives have electoral egg on their faces this week following the suspension of their support for the Tory candidate for this week's by-election.

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Hundreds of homes still needed to meet 'frightening' shortfall - Monmouthshire Beacon

Hundreds of homes still needed to meet 'frightening' shortfall  Monmouthshire Beacon

HUNDREDS of affordable homes would have to be built per year in Monmouthshire by 2023 to keep up with demand, with concerns the county will never be ...

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Monmouthshire council urged to expand proposed dementia care home - South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire council urged to expand proposed dementia care home  South Wales Argus

MONMOUTHSHIRE council has been asked to press on with plans to build a new residential care home for people with dementia.

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Councillor speaks of homeless experience in spare rooms plea to landlords - South Wales Argus

Councillor speaks of homeless experience in spare rooms plea to landlords  South Wales Argus

A COUNCILLOR has made a heartfelt plea for Monmouthshire landlords to be more open to taking in homeless tenants having experienced homelessness…

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Severn toll scrapping drives £10m boost for Caldicot - BBC News

Severn toll scrapping drives £10m boost for Caldicot  BBC News

Caldicot needs improving to benefit from the scrapping of Severn tolls, councillors are told.

Published on 26 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 24 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Two in hospital after car crashes into tree near Chepstow - BBC News

Two in hospital after car crashes into tree near Chepstow  BBC News

The B4293 Chepstow to Itton road remains closed while police carry out investigation work.

Published on 22 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Cash for recycling in Newport, Monmouthshire and Blaenau Gwent - South Wales Argus

Cash for recycling in Newport, Monmouthshire and Blaenau Gwent  South Wales Argus

A TRIO of projects aimed at increasing recycling in Gwent have been handed funding from the Welsh Government,

Published on 22 November 2018 | 8:00 am


YOUR COUNCIL LEADER WRITES: Peter Fox, Monmouthshire - South Wales Argus

YOUR COUNCIL LEADER WRITES: Peter Fox, Monmouthshire  South Wales Argus

MONMOUTHSHIRE'S residents recognise that our lovely county really is a very special place and this has been confirmed following the publication of…

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Roadworks plans unveiled for removal of toll booths - Monmouthshire Beacon

Roadworks plans unveiled for removal of toll booths  Monmouthshire Beacon

WORK by Highways England to create a toll-free journey for drivers heading into Wales will start next month, with both bridges undergoing changes.

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


The projects that will deliver thousands of new homes across south Wales - Wales Online

The projects that will deliver thousands of new homes across south Wales  Wales Online

Here we feature a number of housing projects across south Wales, that together will provide thousands of new homes. Some are already under way, while other ...

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


New housing estate earmarks 18 homes for Usk | News - Abergavenny Chronicle

New housing estate earmarks 18 homes for Usk | News  Abergavenny Chronicle

PLANS for a new housing estate along the main road leading into Usk have been submitted, with 18 homes proposed reports Niall Griffiths.

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Mitchel Troy campsite bids to stay open for longer - Monmouthshire Beacon

Mitchel Troy campsite bids to stay open for longer  Monmouthshire Beacon

THE owners of a Monmouthshire caravan park have launched a *fresh* bid for permission to stay open for longer during the year.

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Day of action tackled rural crime in Monmouthshire - Free Press Series

Day of action tackled rural crime in Monmouthshire  Free Press Series

GWENT Police officers and Natural Resources Wales wildlife agents came together to focus on rural crime in a national day of action.

Published on 20 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Litter crackdown in Monmouthshire 'to see justice applied' - BBC News

Litter crackdown in Monmouthshire 'to see justice applied'  BBC News

People in Monmouthshire have known they faced no punishment for too long, a councillor says.

Published on 19 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Homelessness figures rising across region - and 'likely to worsen' further, it has been warned - South Wales Argus

Homelessness figures rising across region - and 'likely to worsen' further, it has been warned  South Wales Argus

RISING levels of homelessness in Gwent are likely to "get worse" in the coming years, councillors have been warned.

Published on 19 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Monmouth stops to remember 100 years since Armistice | News - Monmouthshire Beacon

Monmouth stops to remember 100 years since Armistice | News  Monmouthshire Beacon

AT 11am on 11th November 1918, the guns fell silent on what had been the most devastating and wasteful war the world had ever seen.

Published on 14 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Aggressive plans for litter blitz across area as part of Wales-first crackdown - South Wales Argus

Aggressive plans for litter blitz across area as part of Wales-first crackdown  South Wales Argus

MONMOUTHSHIRE council could become the first local authority in Wales to launch a publicly available litter strategy.

Published on 13 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Details for Monmouthshire's Remembrance Day services 2018 - Free Press Series

Details for Monmouthshire's Remembrance Day services 2018  Free Press Series

ON SUNDAY, communities nationwide will commemorate Armistice Day.

Published on 7 November 2018 | 8:00 am


111 Raglan homes approved despite fierce opposition | News - Monmouthshire Beacon

111 Raglan homes approved despite fierce opposition | News  Monmouthshire Beacon

FIVE?hundred new homes will be created within the next two years now that county planners have accepted just three plans for housing developments.

Published on 7 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Hundreds of homes set for county after controversial developments given green light - South Wales Argus

Hundreds of homes set for county after controversial developments given green light  South Wales Argus

TWO developments which could see more than 400 homes built in Portskewett and Caldicot have been given the green light.

Published on 7 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Fireworks displays taking place this weekend around the county - Monmouthshire Beacon

Fireworks displays taking place this weekend around the county  Monmouthshire Beacon

MONMOUTH and Chepstow will be celebrating Bonfire Night this year with fireworks displays that promise to be bigger and better than ever. The Round Table ...

Published on 2 November 2018 | 7:00 am


Controversial plans for more than 500 new homes likely to be approved despite strong opposition - South Wales Argus

Controversial plans for more than 500 new homes likely to be approved despite strong opposition  South Wales Argus

THREE controversial housing developments which could see more than 500 hundred new homes built in Monmouthshire are likely to be approved next week.

Published on 31 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Council's 'plastic free' aims questioned with food waste bags claim - South Wales Argus

Council's 'plastic free' aims questioned with food waste bags claim  South Wales Argus

MONMOUTHSHIRE council's aspirations to become a “plastic-free” county have been questioned after it was claimed the authority is prepared to…

Published on 30 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Crime rates on the up across Monmouthshire - Monmouthshire Beacon

Crime rates on the up across Monmouthshire  Monmouthshire Beacon

AN OVERNIGHT smash and grab raid on a shop in Monmouth town centre this week is the latest recorded incident in an area which has seen a 28 per cent ...

Published on 24 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Plans for first phase of 266-home development submitted to council - South Wales Argus

Plans for first phase of 266-home development submitted to council  South Wales Argus

PLANS for the first phase of a 266-home development at a site in Undy have been submitted to Monmouthshire council.

Published on 19 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Wales House Price Index shows Monmouthshire as the fastest growth area - South Wales Argus

Wales House Price Index shows Monmouthshire as the fastest growth area  South Wales Argus

THE abolition of the Severn Bridge tolls has already increased the commuter belt from Bristol, according to the Wales House Price Index, and house…

Published on 17 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Horses saved from Storm Callum flood water by owners in Monmouthshire - South Wales Argus

Horses saved from Storm Callum flood water by owners in Monmouthshire  South Wales Argus

A DRAMATIC video has captured a man rescuing his horses from a flooded field in Monmouthshire over the weekend.

Published on 14 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Treasure status for Monmouthshire Bronze Age and gold finds - BBC News

Treasure status for Monmouthshire Bronze Age and gold finds  BBC News

Archaeological discoveries in Monmouthshire dating as far back as the 9th Century BC have been declared as treasure. A hoard of 12 bronze age tools and ...

Published on 6 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Thieves have stolen gates in the Llandegveth area of Monmouthshire. - South Wales Argus

Thieves have stolen gates in the Llandegveth area of Monmouthshire.  South Wales Argus

GATES have been stolen by thieves in the Llandegveth area of Monmouthshire.

Published on 5 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Quad bike stolen from Monmouthshire garage - South Wales Argus

Quad bike stolen from Monmouthshire garage  South Wales Argus

A QUAD bike was stolen from a garage at a farm in the Trefil area of Monmouthshire.

Published on 4 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire has the most vibrant local economy in Wales - Abergavenny Chronicle

Monmouthshire has the most vibrant local economy in Wales  Abergavenny Chronicle

Research shows that Monmouthshire has the most vibrant economy of any local authority in Wales – ranking top out of 22 local authorities in Wales.

Published on 1 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Housing sites outside LDP will still be considered - Monmouthshire Beacon

Housing sites outside LDP will still be considered  Monmouthshire Beacon

MONMOUTHSHIRE council will continue to consider housing developments on land outside its local development plan (LDP) – despite concerns that the move ...

Published on 28 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Two separate crashes close different sections of the A40 in Monmouthshire - WalesOnline

Two separate crashes close different sections of the A40 in Monmouthshire  WalesOnline

The A40 in Monmouthshire is currently closed in two locations after two separate crashes. A serious crash has led to the road being closed closed northbound ...

Published on 22 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Chepstow bypass plans boosted with Secretary of State backing - Monmouthshire Beacon

Chepstow bypass plans boosted with Secretary of State backing  Monmouthshire Beacon

PLANS for developing a Chepstow bypass have been given a shot in the arm with the backing of a senior Cabinet Member from the UK Government. *Fresh* from ...

Published on 19 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Trellech pupils latest to join Daily Mile initiative - Monmouthshire Beacon

Trellech pupils latest to join Daily Mile initiative  Monmouthshire Beacon

FOLLOWING a year of fundraising the community of Trellech Primary School launched The Daily Mile last Friday (7th September).

Published on 13 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Asbestos at Monmouthshire schools could cost extra £350k - South Wales Argus

Asbestos at Monmouthshire schools could cost extra £350k  South Wales Argus

THE discovery of unanticipated asbestos at two schools in Monmouthshire could land the local authority with a £350000 clean-up bill.

Published on 11 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire County Council drops street furniture charges - South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire County Council drops street furniture charges  South Wales Argus

TRADERS in Monmouthshire will no longer have to pay for displays outside their premises after a controversial policy was finally scrapped by the…

Published on 9 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Usk Show draws 20000 visitors to Monmouthshire - South Wales Argus

Usk Show draws 20000 visitors to Monmouthshire  South Wales Argus

MORE than 20000 people descended on Monmouthshire over the weekend to sample the rural delights of the Usk Show.

Published on 8 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire County Council Pavilion Back by Popular Demand at Usk Show - Business News Wales

Monmouthshire County Council Pavilion Back by Popular Demand at Usk Show  Business News Wales

Visitors to Usk Show on Saturday September 8th can look forward to being entertained and engaged when they step into the Monmouthshire County Council ...

Published on 6 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire council scraps planned display charges - BBC News

Monmouthshire council scraps planned display charges  BBC News

High street traders describe the change of heart over the permit plan as "more than fair".

Published on 5 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Recycling changes biggest in a decade | News - Monmouthshire Beacon

Recycling changes biggest in a decade | News  Monmouthshire Beacon

MONMOUTHSHIRE County Council (MCC) is carrying out its biggest review of waste collection and recycling in more than a decade.

Published on 5 September 2018 | 7:00 am


'Tardy' handling of planning row led to council paying £54450 to residents - South Wales Argus

'Tardy' handling of planning row led to council paying £54450 to residents  South Wales Argus

MONMOUTHSHIRE residents embroiled in a planning dispute received a £54450 pay-out following the council's “tardy” handling of the case.

Published on 4 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire to offer warm welcome to cyclists Thomas and Froome - Monmouthshire Beacon

Monmouthshire to offer warm welcome to cyclists Thomas and Froome  Monmouthshire Beacon

TOUR de France champion Geraint Thomas and Giro d'Italia winner Chris Froome will ride through Monmouthshire on Sunday 2nd September as both compete ...

Published on 17 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Nearly half of homes and businesses in Monmouthshire without full 4G coverage - Monmouthshire Beacon

Nearly half of homes and businesses in Monmouthshire without full 4G coverage  Monmouthshire Beacon

ALMOST HALF of homes and businesses in Monmouthshire do not have full 4G coverage, according to Ofcom. Figures from the communications regulator's ...

Published on 15 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire councillor Graham Down suspended for 'unnatural' gay comments - South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire councillor Graham Down suspended for 'unnatural' gay comments  South Wales Argus

A COUNCILLOR in Monmouthshire has been suspended after describing homosexuality as “unnatural, perverted, immoral and wrong”.

Published on 14 August 2018 | 7:00 am


TVWS Tech Brings 30Mb Broadband to 400 Monmouthshire Homes UPDATE - ISPreview.co.uk

TVWS Tech Brings 30Mb Broadband to 400 Monmouthshire Homes UPDATE  ISPreview.co.uk

Some 400 homes residing within 6 kilometres of Llantilio Crossenny in Monmouthshire (Wales, UK) will be the next to benefit from fixed wireless superfast.

Published on 13 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire Council Welcomes New Leadership Team - Business News Wales

Monmouthshire Council Welcomes New Leadership Team  Business News Wales

Monmouthshire County Council is welcoming three new chief officers to its senior leadership team. The appointments of Chief Officer for Enterprise and Chief ...

Published on 2 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Council announces surprise withdrawal of unpopular 'a-board' charges - South Wales Argus

Council announces surprise withdrawal of unpopular 'a-board' charges  South Wales Argus

THE deputy leader of Monmouthshire County Council has announced the authority's decision to repeal a controversial policy on street furniture…

Published on 23 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire street furniture ban looks set to end - BBC News

Monmouthshire street furniture ban looks set to end  BBC News

The move sparked anger from traders who said it was destroying high street "colour and vibrancy".

Published on 23 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire council has 'learnt lessons' over loss-making events - South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire council has 'learnt lessons' over loss-making events  South Wales Argus

MONMOUTHSHIRE County council has said that lessons have been learnt after an “ambitious” programme of events, including a Little Mix concert at…

Published on 22 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Five crocodiles in Monmouthshire dangerous animal hotspot - BBC News

Five crocodiles in Monmouthshire dangerous animal hotspot  BBC News

Five crocodiles and 10 venomous snakes that are being kept in Monmouthshire make it one of Wales' dangerous animal hotspots. A person in Swansea also ...

Published on 18 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Councillors challenge decision on staffing restructure in Monmouthshire tourism sites - Abergavenny Chronicle

Councillors challenge decision on staffing restructure in Monmouthshire tourism sites  Abergavenny Chronicle

A DECISION to change the way in which four Monmouthshire tourism sites are run has been called in by several councillors.

Published on 16 July 2018 | 7:00 am


£4.6m to create an adventure triangle at Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal - South Wales Argus

£4.6m to create an adventure triangle at Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal  South Wales Argus

A PROJECT which could attract thousands of visitors to the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal has been given the go ahead by Torfaen council.

Published on 11 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Sale of 36 acres of farmland could support building of new Monmouthshire schools - South Wales Argus

Sale of 36 acres of farmland could support building of new Monmouthshire schools  South Wales Argus

MORE THAN 36 acres of farmland in northern Monmouthshire could be sold by the local authority to help fund new schools.

Published on 3 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Twelve Monmouthshire schools in deficit - despite overall surplus - South Wales Argus

Twelve Monmouthshire schools in deficit - despite overall surplus  South Wales Argus

TWELVE schools in Monmouthshire will finish the 2017/18 financial year in deficit, despite an overall surplus in funds.

Published on 2 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire County Council takes first steps towards establishing housing company - Abergavenny Chronicle

Monmouthshire County Council takes first steps towards establishing housing company  Abergavenny Chronicle

MONMOUTHSHIRE has taken its first steps towards becoming the first council in south east Wales to establish its own housing company.

Published on 26 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Plans to build cycle path on former railway line site - South Wales Argus

Plans to build cycle path on former railway line site  South Wales Argus

PLANS to transform a former railway line between Little Mill and Usk into a new cycle path have been outlined.

Published on 25 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire plane crash: Men 'died doing what they loved' - BBC News

Monmouthshire plane crash: Men 'died doing what they loved'  BBC News

Martin Bishop and Roderick Weaver were killed when their light aircraft came down.

Published on 12 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Inquiry under way after two die in Monmouthshire plane crash - BBC News

Inquiry under way after two die in Monmouthshire plane crash  BBC News

Two men were killed when the light aircraft came down in fields near Raglan.

Published on 11 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Two killed in Monmouthshire light aircraft accident - BBC News

Two killed in Monmouthshire light aircraft accident  BBC News

Two men have died in a light aircraft crash in Raglan, in Monmouthshire.

Published on 10 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Major plans for 300 new homes in Monmouthshire on table - South Wales Argus

Major plans for 300 new homes in Monmouthshire on table  South Wales Argus

MAJOR plans for up to 300 new houses near Portskewett have been lodged with the local authority.

Published on 26 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Monmouthshire could become one of the country's first plastic-free authorities - Abergavenny Chronicle

Monmouthshire could become one of the country's first plastic-free authorities  Abergavenny Chronicle

THE changing attitude towards single-use plastic, in part linked to the Blue Planet TV series, could see Monmouthshire County Council commit to becoming a ...

Published on 21 May 2018 | 7:00 am








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