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Trethomas man given ASBO to ban him from singing sexually explicit songs

GAGGED: Mark Jones

A Trethomas man has been given an ASBO that bans him from singing sexually explicit songs in public.


Caerphilly to share £2bn of EU cash for under-developed areas

Caerphilly will get a share of £2.1bn of European funding targeted at the poorest areas in the 28-member union.


Caerphilly’s Scream Queen Sabrina Dickens is acting up this Halloween

GO GRANNY GO: Sabrina as Ceri in Granny of the Dead

She could be ghost hunting, zombie killing, or stalking the streets as one of the walking dead herself – but a scream queen is on the prowl and horror follows her around.


Fire service warn caution as Bonfire Night events take place across Caerphilly County Borough

AWESOME: The firework display over Caerphilly Castle last year

The fire service has warned residents to be careful and vigilant over Halloween and Bonfire Night.


Islwyn MP urges UK Government to act on copycat websites

CONCERN: MP Chris Evans

Islwyn MP Chris Evans has urged the UK Government to tackle copycat websites that charge victims up to £1,000 over the odds for services such as registering the deaths of their loved ones.


Study of 2,500 Caerphilly men finds healthy lifestyle cuts risk of dementia by 60%

TAKE CARE: The study analysed 2,235 men in Caerphilly. Picture by Tony Alter

A 35-year study into men’s health in Caerphilly has found healthy living reduces the risk of dementia, heart attacks, cancer and strokes.


Rugby Union preview: Pontypridd v Bedwas

Bedwas make the short trip to Sardis Road, Pontypridd in good heart following an excellent win over Gwent rivals Newport last Saturday.


Valleys Gymnasts take gold as Amy Oliver eyes elite contests

GOLDEN GIRL: Carys Carpenter

A team of gymnasts from the Valleys Gymnastics Academy took gold at the National Alpha Factor Invitational in Wiltshire on the weekend of October 18-19.


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