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East Wales Weeklies appoint new boss

South Wales Argus deputy editor Kevin Ward is leaving the paper after more than 15 years. But he isn’t going very far. His new office is about ten yards away from his current place of work. Kevin, (38), has been

Deputy editor's blast for "thieving" nationals

An outraged deputy editor has hit out at national newspapers stealing stories from local papers and claiming them as their own “exclusives”. Kevin Ward of the South Wales Argus spoke out after two of its major stories were picked up

Editor's birthday not quite a "quiet affair"

South Wales Argus editor Gerry Keighley was hoping his 50th birthday would be a quiet affair – but found his colleagues had other ideas. Gerry arrived at work to find his half-century hadn’t been forgotten, and in fact, staff were

Argus steps up hunt for mum

The hunt for the mother of a baby abandoned outside a couple’s front door has been boosted by the South Wales Argus. A series of police appeals for his mother to come forward has met with no response. Now the

Argus scores with rugby special

The South Wales Argus celebrated a major cup final win for its major sportingteam in style. Newport RFC, the best-supported rugby club in Wales, clinched the Principality Welsh Cup at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff for the first time in

Argus action after steel jobs blow

Massive job losses at steelworks in South Wales brought a lightning responsefrom the South Wales Argus news team. Towns in the Argus’ heartlands – Newport and Ebbw Vale – bore the brunt of the 6,000 job cuts made by steel

Argus overturns court ban

The South Wales Argus has overturned a court order banning the naming of an alleged attack victim. The Argus persuaded magistrates, sitting in Newport’s youth court, to lift an order made under Section 49 of the 1933 Children and Young

Special edition marks three-year push

The South Wales Argus marked the third anniversary of the launch of its Justice for Miners campaign with a special edition. The campaign began after the Argus revealed how a Government compensation scheme set up to help former miners crippled

Argus leads the way in support of Big Brother's Helen

The South Wales Argus has been campaigning to keep Big Brother housemate Helen Adams in the house – with national newspapers now following its lead. The Argus has been backing Gwent hairdresser Helen Adams for victory in the Channel Four

Action helpdesk for worried workers

Steelworkers facing redundancy after Corus announced huge job losses are being helped by a new South Wales Argus campaign. The Argus launched its Backing Our Steelworkers campaign a week before Corus announced the closure of the Ebbw Vale tinplate works

Minister acts on Argus"wake up call"

The South Wales Argus’ 18-month Justice for Miners campaign has taken a huge step forward after new energy minister Peter Hain revealed he is to propose an “Argus-style” solution. The campaign focuses on the problems faced by ex-miners claiming compensation

Pay-out plea to new minister

The South Wales Argus greeted the Prime Minister’s enforced Cabinet reshuffle with a front page open letter to new energy minister Peter Hain. Neath MP Mr Hain now has the responsibility for overseeing the £1.5bn compensation scheme for ex-miners. The