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Planned Nant Llesg mine would spell end of public footpaths Open Spaces Society claim

A response to Planned Nant Llesg mine would bring prosperity to Rhymney Valley claims developer Miller Argent chief, by Maggie Thomas, correspondent for the Open Spaces Society for Caerphilly County Borough.


Bargoed Care Home criticised by inspectors as poor cleanliness ‘impacts dignity and self-esteem’

A care Bargoed home has been criticised by inspectors for its lack of cleanliness.
They found the home, owned by Four Seasons Health Care, had a strong “malodorous” smell on both visits.


Abertridwr sisters named as UK’s oldest twins

Twins Glenys Thomas and Florence Davies - The UK's oldest twins after celebrating their 103rd birthday together

Sisters Florence Davies and Glenys Thomas have been named the oldest living twins in the UK at 103.


Two injured in crash at Ystrad Mynach hospital entrance

Two drivers were taken to hospital after a crash at the entrance to Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr closed the A469 in Ystrad Mynach.


Caerphilly-born sailor honoured for work

Captain Neil Wagstaff presents the sword to Steven Andrews (right)

A Caerphilly-born sailor has been honoured by Royal Navy top brass for his work.

Lieutenant Steven Andrews has been presented with the Colley Sword – which recognises excellence and hard work.


In the Dock: Magistrates’ Court round-up. January 12 to January 22, 2015

Find out who has appeared in magistrates’ court recently.


Rugby Union: Caerphilly in nine try romp against Tredegar

Lloyd Rowlands goes over for Caerphilly

Caerphilly continued their winning ways at Virginia Park on Saturday January 24, outscoring Tredegar 13 tries to three to win 83-15 in an entertaining encounter for the home fans.


Rugby Union: Bargoed claim derby win against Blackwood to keep 100% record alive

Bargoed continued their unbeaten run in the SWALEC Championship as they ran in nine tries to beat local rivals Blackwood 57-10 on January 24.


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