A trainee teacher from Cwmbran has graduated with a 2.1 honours degree from the University of South Wales (USW) – a complete turnaround from her background in sport.
Scott Harris was over the moon when his mum and dad told him they were tying the knot after being together for around 35 years. He was proud to take the role of best man had to say a few words at the reception in Cwmbran Sports and Social Club.
But as he stood up in front of guests he realised he had forgotten to pack his speech. He glanced over nervously at his brother Dean, who gave their mum away, and the pair legged it out of the club to go on this epic adventure…
Seventeen-year-old Molly Jones has left her home in Two Locks and moved to London to train at a top dance and musical theatre school. Since January she has been a student at The Urdang Academy.
Many of its former students have performed in West End shows and become professional dancers.
The next time Richard Jones, a PE teacher from Croesyceiliog School, coaches his school cricket team on how to catch a high cricket ball he can just show them this video.
He was in the crowd at last weekend’s Glamorgan v Hants T20 Blast match at Sophia Gardens when a batsman whacked a shot high into the air for six.
Watch this video to see what happened next…
A dog walker was terrified yesterday when she saw this boy edging along the bridge over the railway track in Llanyrafon.
This cracking photo shows how early morning shoppers in Cwmbran crowded around the Sky TV kiosk in Gwent Square to watch the final test match between the Lions and New Zealand.
Staff at the stand usually try and sell subscriptions to passing shoppers.
But yesterday staff must have been bemused to suddenly see their tiny stand surrounded by rugby fans.
Thanks to Natalie Richards for the photo.
A team of staff from Gwent Police are doing a 24-hour running challenge in Cwmbran town centre. It started at 12pm today (6 July) and they will stop at 12pm tomorrow (7 July).
Mecca Bingo Cwmbran is huge! When you see the size of the room for the first time it would be easy to feel lost. But the staff give customers such a warm welcome that you quickly feel at home. It was our first visit and Kim Jones, the general manager, put us at ease and within ten minutes of walking through the entrance we were getting ready for eyes down.