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Newbridge Memo opening gala a sell out

STAR-STUDDED: Roy Noble was compere at Newbridge Memo's opening gala

Newbridge Memo celebrated 90 years and the completion of its restoration by holding a sold out gala concert featuring Manic Street Preachers’ James Dean Bradfield.


Second-hand car salesman from Nelson prosecuted by Trading Standards

A second-hand car salesman has been ordered to pay almost £3,000 after he sold a non-existent warranty on a vehicle to an unsuspecting couple.


Newbridge to get a riverside park in new regeneration project

Work to create a riverside park under Trecelyn Viaduct will get underway this month as part of the Newbridge Development Programme.


Free entry to Caerphilly Castle as St David’s Day celebrated

Caerphilly Castle will open for free on St David's Day

Caerphilly Castle will be open for free as St David’s Day is celebrated across the county borough over the weekend.


Lights out as Caerphilly Council approves £12m of cuts and a 3.9% council tax rise

Caerphilly Council's headquarters in Tredomen

Councillors approved £12m worth of cuts and a council tax rise of 3.9% for 2015/16. The cuts will see street lights turned off for part of the night in some residential areas and funding for Christmas lights removed.


Small business warning over pension changes

Small businesses across Wales will get a letter from The Pensions Regulator urging them to prepare for new pension duties.


Football: Rampant Nelson beat The Village 16-1

A rampant Nelson Cavaliers broke their long standing club record with a 16-1 win at The Village in the Taff Ely and Rhymney Valley premier Division on February 21.


Rugby Union: Budina hat-trick sends Bedwas into Swalec Cup quarter-finals

TRY FEST: Phil Rees breaks for Bedwas

Ten tries including a Rory Budina hat-trick eased Bedwas to a 56-3 victory over Cardiff Met on February 21, to secure a place in the quarter finals of the Swalec Cup.


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