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£250,000 boost for community projects in Caerphilly County Borough Council

Community schemes in Caerphilly County Borough are set to benefit from a £250,000 boost from Caerphilly County Borough Council.


Man, 85, taken to hospital after crash in Pontllanfraith

An 85-year-old man was taken to hospital after his car crashed into a medical centre in Pontllanfraith.

Witnesses to the crash said the car went through a fence before hitting the front of the Avicenna Medical Centre on Blackwood Road.


14-year-old boy rescued from Caerphilly Castle wall

Caerphilly Castle.

A 14-year-old boy had to be rescued by firefighters after becoming stuck on a wall at Caerphilly Castle.


New ITV drama to profile Tommy Cooper’s life

David Threlfall as Tommy Cooper in the ITV drama

The life of Caerphilly-born comic magician Tommy Cooper, who died 30 years ago today from a heart attack, is to be featured in a new ITV drama.


Bus driver taken to hospital after Ystrad Mynach crash

A bus driver has been taken to hospital after a crash with a car in Ystrad Mynach.

The crash happened at 2.30pm today on Caerphilly Road and the driver was taken to hospital as a precaution.


Burglary at New Tredegar Post Office

Gwent Police is investigating a burglary at a post office in New Tredegar.

The post office on Derlwyn Street in Phillipstown was broken into yesterday morning, Monday April 14.


Mixed week for Nelson Cavaliers with victory over Glyncoch followed by defeat at Cascade

Nelson Cavaliers had a mixed week in the Taff, Ely and Rhymney Valley Premier Division, beating Glyncoch Spartans in midweek before losing to Cascade on the weekend.


Caerphilly Park Rangers target promotion after being held by Western Bush Wanderers

Caerphilly Park Rangers’ title hopes were dashed after a 2-2 draw against Western Bush Wanderers on April 6.


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