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Christmas and New Year message

Some of us have been lucky enough to have a few days off work over Christmas and the New Year and my thoughts are very much with those who continue to work as normal, particularly those in the emergency services, the NHS, the prison service and the caring professions who ensure that we are all sa

Monmouth Amnesty branch welcome town Mayor and MP

The Monmouth Branch of Amnesty International held a successful coffee morning at the Priory Centre in Monmouth this week to highlight the work of human rights defenders throughout the world.

Severn bridge tolls gone

Monmouth MP and Chairman of Parliament's Welsh Affairs Committee expressed his delight that the long promised scrapping of Severn Bridge tolls has today finally happened.

Mr Davies said:

Goytre branch surgery saved from closure

Back in July 2018, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board had sadly received a formal request from Churchwood Surgery to close their branch surgery premises at Goytre.

Monmouth students visit Parliament

Sixth formers from Monmouth Comprehensive paid a visit to Parliament this week and gave local MP David Davies a thorough grilling on Brexit and other issues.

Funding bid for repairs to Inglis Bridge

Monmouth MP David Davies has written to the Rt Hon Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson MP to ask for funding to be provided for repairs to the Inglis Bridge into Vauxhall Fields.

Much needed progress on new footbridge

Local Councillor Maureen Powell and MP David Davies met with Network Rail officials on Friday to discuss progress on the plans for a new footbridge at Abergavenny Railway Station.