Local News

Democracy in the classroom at Ysgol Gymraeg Y Fenni

Democracy came to the classroom when local MP David Davies visited an Abergavenny school today.

Mr Davies was invited to speak to pupils at Ysgol Gymraeg Y Fenni about his role in the democratic process.

Calls for Chepstow bypass taken to Parliament

Calls for the Welsh Government to build a bypass around Chepstow to tackle air pollution and ease congestion have been taken to Parliament.

Local MP David Davies raised the long-standing issue during Welsh Questions in the House of Commons today.

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.