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Gerry Keighley

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Closure follows “strategic review”. Plus: Argus works to reward young people – and more news in brief

Sex prisoners interviewed and pictured by editorial team

As if a Bush victory weren’t bad enough, I read your sex offender story today: “But we will continue to support the local community’s call for the housing of sex offenders in the open prison to be stopped – because they [eh?] are living in fear. As always, we’ve got to be on our readers’ side.”

Vote rigging attempt scuppers Argus poll

A South Wales Argus Internet poll has been scuppered after the paper found evidence of attempts to rig the vote. The newspaper had been canvassing views on the design of a footbridge to cross the River Usk, and asked its

Argus sales hit seven-year high

The start of February brought the South Wales Argus its highest selling week for seven years. Base sale for Monday-Saturday topped 31,800 for the first time since 1997, a rise of nearly two per cent on the same week in

Blair scoop for Argus as Conversation is launched

Tony Blair launched his Big Conversation with the people of Britain by giving an exclusive interview to the South Wales Argus. The Prime Minister’s new consultation exercise in advance of the next General Election began in Newport. And he spoke

Shock horror! – Editor replaced by bear

The bear-faced cheek of it! A Newsquest editor popped out of his office for a few moments and was instantly usurped – by a yellow bear. Children In Need mascot Pudsey staged the coup during a tour of the Argus

Argus scores section 39 victory – and exclusive pics

The South Wales Argus scored a scoop when it successfully appealed against a section 39 order on a 15-year-old boy – and then got exclusive pictures of him. Reporter Gareth Llewellyn successfully appealed against the court order on the boy