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Young Chepstow angler reels in award

Twenty-four young anglers from across the UK have been recognised at the House of Commons in the Fishing for Schools Champions Awards – and Monmouth MP David Davies was on hand to congratulate Josh Wall from Mounton House School in Chepstow.

Costain losing public support

Monmouth MP David Davies has warned that the contractor responsible for dualling the A465 Heads of the Valleys road between Gilwern and Brynmawr is rapidly losing the support of the public.

Caution urged over transgender law concerns

Plans to allow people to change their legal gender without a medical diagnosis and broadening access to sex-change drugs for children should be met with extreme caution, an MP has said.

Cadets v MP Challenge

Army cadets have put a local MP through his paces after accepting a fitness challenge to see if experience or youth would win.

David Davies threw down the gauntlet to Gwent and Powys Army Cadet Force (ACF) in a battle of five physical training exercises against the clock.

Dementia unit closure proposals criticised

Proposals to shut a 15-bed dementia ward at Chepstow Community Hospital have been criticised by a local MP.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has earmarked to close St Pierre Ward as part of a wider redesign of mental health services for older adults.

Countryside Alliance Awards: Nominate now in the 2017 Rural Oscars

With public nominations now open for the annual Countryside Alliance Awards, Monmouth MP David Davies is urging local communities to get involved.

Dubbed the ‘Rural Oscars’, the awards are the chance for the countryside to make its voice heard on a national stage.

Pledge to Back British Farming

Monmouth MP David Davies has recognised the vital role that local farmers play in contributing to the economy, the countryside and food production as he pledged to Back British Farming at a special parliamentary event.