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New Homes Week: Apprentices impress in house building

Local MP David Davies met with apprentices from David Wilson Homes in Monmouth to celebrate New Homes Week (11-14 May).

Houses at King’s Wood Gate on Wonastow Road have been in heavy demand, underlining Monmouth’s popularly among commuters wishing to settle in the historic market town.

Calls for English-first road signs

Calls have been made for English to appear first on bilingual road signs in Usk after complaints that non-Welsh speaking drivers are getting confused.

Road closure signs are in place on one of the main routes into the town while gas pipe upgrade work takes place.

Charity Grand National bet at Ladbrokes Coral

Monmouth MP David Davies visited the Ladbrokes Coral shop in Abergavenny on Friday (13 April) to place a charity bet ahead of the Grand National.

Watched by an estimated 600 million people across 140 countries, the Grand National is the world's most famous steeplechase.

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I am getting a lot of emails and letters from people complaining about Brexit. Contrary to what the media might think or suggest, these are not complaints about the fact that Brexit is happening - far from it.

Uniting for Parkinson's on World Parkinson's Day

Monmouth MP David Davies has pledged to help improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s.

As part of World Parkinson's Day (Wednesday 11 April), Mr Davies and his office team signed up to take part in the Parkinson’s in the Workplace training from Parkinson’s UK.

BAE Systems visit marks National Apprenticeship Week

BAE Systems was delighted to welcome local Member of Parliament David Davies to its Land UK site at Glascoed, near Usk, on Friday (9 March).

Coinciding with National Apprenticeship Week, the visit saw Mr Davies spend time meeting apprentices training with BAE Systems.

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The “Beast from the East” and Storm Emma will be a reminder of the importance of a cheap and reliable electricity supply. This is under threat as a result of fears about runaway global warming.

HMRC phone scam warning

Fraudsters are threatening Monmouthshire residents with legal action by posing as HM Revenue & Customs in a new phone scam.