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The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh to visit Ystrad Mynach

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are set to visit Ystrad Mynach.

The Royal couple will visit company International Greetings UK Limited, based on Penallta Industrial Estate, on Wednesday April 30.


Children join Caerphilly Mountain Road barrier campaign

SAFETY: Local children have joined the campaign to have a road barrier

Children have joined a campaign for a road barrier to protect their homes, after two cars ploughed through garden fences in two years.


Transport charity Sustrans launches new audio treasure hunt

ON YOUR BIKE: Cyclists are being urged to explore the Taff Trail with a new audio treasure hunt

Transport charity Sustrans has launched a new audio treasure hunt for cyclists.

Taff Tales gives cyclists a new way to explore the National Cycle Network.


Caerphilly Council defends car parking charge plan for country parks

Caerphilly County Borough Council has defended plans to introduce car parking charges at its country parks.

Under the proposals, visitors to the parks will be charged for car parking in a bid to raise an estimated £80,000 a year for the council.


Protesters say no to Nant Llesg open cast mine in Rhymney Valley

Nant Llesg, Rhymney, Caerphilly

A protest against the proposed Nant Llesg open cast mine near Rhymney attracted 200 people outside Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Penallta House offices.


Paralysed Blackwood man awarded £450,000 compensation from Aneurin Bevan Health Board after birth errors

A young dad from Blackwood has been awarded £450,000 in compensation 23 years after he was born unable to use his left arm following errors made by doctors during his birth.


Football: Brithdir Bluebirds 1 Nelson Cavaliers 4

Ben Banks scores for Nelson Cavaliers from a Lewis Roberts long throw

Nelson came from behind with a hat-trick from Ben Banks to claim all three points against Brithdir in the Taff, Ely and Rhymney Valley Premier Division.


Rugby Union: Bedwas RFC 14 Bridgend RFC 25

Lewis Hudd offloads for Bedwas

Bedwas surrendered a first half lead to allow Bridgend to win a well contested match at the Bridge Field in the Principality Premiership on April 19.


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