A Baker's Dozen #3 - Cornish Pasties
This is the third offering in my series about the origins of 13 of Britian's favourite bakes. A lot has been written about the humble Cornish Pasty. Some of the facts seem to differ from source to source. Here is what I think appears to be a fair account of the history of this much…CornishPastyBakingRead More
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Mr Brightside is the debut single by American Rock Band The Killers. It was written by the band's frontman Brandon Flowers and guitarist Dave Kuening, and featured on their first album Hot Fuss. Mr Brightside was inspired by one of Brandon Flowers' ex-girlfriends, who cheated on him. He says "I was asleep and I knew…MrBrightsideTheKillersRead More
What's in the Name?
Ever wondered where our words stem from? How old they are? What they originally meant? We take a brief look at what some of the key words in our series mean, and from where they originate. In all the time we’ve been preparing our InFocus series on mental health, it is strange to think that…EtymologyInFocusRead More
Here's a very busy DJ, I've been trying to track down for weeks!
Previously he used the name MK1, but these days he goes by the name of Matt Kirke. He is also known online as Mattalackass!
Matt is very well known around Newport. Here's what he had to say...
Yakubu Set to Replace Injured Feely
With the news that central defender Kevin Feely faces two-four weeks out through injury, Newport County manager Justin Edinburgh insists the club have a ready-made replacement in Ismail Yakubu. Feely was forced off at half-time in the 0-0 draw at Tranmere in midweek with a reoccurrence of the toe injury he suffered at the beginning of the season. The Irishman had an operation on Wednesday to sort out his troublesome toe, and is expected to be replaced by Ismail Yakubu on Saturday should he be…CountyYakubuFeelyRead More
Wales Unsuccessful in Euro 2020 Bid
Despite strong belief that their bid would be successful, the Football Association of Wales has been unsuccessful in their attempt to be named as one of the host nations for the 2020 European Championships. Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium bid to host a group game and also a quarter-final fixture just missed out with Scotland trumping them by just a single vote. The FAW released the following statement following the decision: “The FAW is obviously extremely disappointed by today’s news but would like to congratulate those cities…FAWEuro2020Read More
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2014 Food Festival Adam King
Mar 29, 2014 1:55 pm
WE ARE ON A COUNTDOWN.....
Welcome to Newport Food Festival! This year’s festival takes place on Saturday 4 October in the heart of Newport city centre. Read More