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SOME pupils at another Blaina primary school have been asked to self-isolate following a positive case of coronavirus. A mixed reception and Year 1 class at Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Helyg, along with pupils accessing home to school transport via Bus 5 (John’s Travel), have been told to self-isolate. The pupils will be required to self-isolate […]

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is opening a mobile testing unit at the Former Nantyglo Comprehensive School site, from 12.30pm on Thursday 24th September. This new mobile unit has been opened in response to a rising rate of coronavirus cases, and will provide a walk up and drive through testing service to residents of Blaenau Gwent, by […]

PUPILS at a school in Blaina are now self-isolating following two separate confirmed cases of coronavirus.Parents of affected pupils at Ystruth Primary School received emails yesterday, advising them their children would need to isolate. A total of 33 pupils will be away from the school for a 14-day period – from September 18 – as […]

We’re issuing another urgent plea to the people in our patch of Gwent (that’s you if you live in Caerphilly, Newport, Monmouthshire, Blaenau Gwent or Torfaen) What started as an increase in positive coronavirus cases in younger people is now spreading to older people. Actions we can take NOW can reduce the spread of Coronavirus […]

Four more counties in South Wales will go into lockdown from 18:00 BST on Tuesday. Merthyr Tydfil, Bridgend, Blaenau Gwent and Newport will have the same restrictions as Rhondda Cynon Taf. People will not be able to enter or leave the areas concerned without a reasonable excuse, including to work if you cannot do so […]

Gwent Test Trace and Protect Service want people to be aware a person who tested positive for Coronavirus attended the following establishments between 13 and 18 September: Cymro Inn, 22 Bailey Street, Brynmawr, NP23 4ANWine Vaults, 22 Beaufort Street, Brynmawr, NP23 4AQThe Gwesty, Clarence Street, Brynmawr, NP23 4AJThe Bush, Bailey Street, Brynmawr, NP23 4DNThe Hobby […]

A PUPIL has tested positive for coronavirus at an Ebbw Vale school. Ebbw Fawr Learning Community confirmed that a student in their secondary phase had received the positive result. Pupils and staff who have been in contact with the positive pupil have been contacted by the staff and asked to self-isolate. In a letter to parents, headteacher […]

THE first death from coronavirus in Gwent for more than two months has been confirmed by Public Health Wales today. It comes as a further 48 new cases were confirmed in the area, including 34 in Caerphilly, 11 in Blaenau Gwent, and nine in Newport. And across Wales there have been three new confirmed coronavirus deaths today […]

GWENT Police have warned residents to be on the look out for a scam in the area. People have reported receiving an email claiming to contain a penalty charge notice. The email, reportedly from HM courts and Tribunals Service, asks for payment for the penalty charge. You should not reply or click links to pay. […]

SIXTY-three new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed across Gwent today, including a further 36 in Caerphilly county borough, and 15 in Newport. They are among 199 new cases across Wales, which also include 52 in Rhondda Cynon Taf, which is due to follow neighbouring Caerphilly into a local lockdown this evening. This is the 10th day […]