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Caerphilly man jailed for seven years after running over and killing step-sister in illegal road race

A Caerphilly man who ran over and killed his step sister while taking part in an illegal road race has been jailed for seven years.


Sergeant dismissed by Gwent Police for gross misconduct involving “inappropriate sexual behaviour”

Sergeant Richard Evans outside Cardiff Crown Court

A custody sergeant who allegedly had sex with a female suspect has been fired by Gwent Police for gross misconduct.


Coleg Gwent faces £5.7m of cuts – 122 jobs to go

Coleg Gwent's Crosskeys campus. Picture by Jaggery

Coleg Gwent is facing cuts of £5.7 million with around 122 jobs to go

The college, which has a campus in Crosskeys, as well as Ebbw Vale, Newport, Crosskeys, Pontypool and Usk, said most part-time courses and community courses will go from September, although full-time courses are unaffected.


National Assembly for Wales launches app

The National Assembly for Wales has launched a mobile app, giving people another way of finding out what is happening at the Assembly.


Concrete specialists relocate to Caerphilly

(Left to right) Belinda Davies, Steve Davies, Nikki Ballet and Andrew Haines

A leading specialist in concrete applications and repairs has relocated to Caerphilly town and opened a new trade counter.


Police issue CCTV image appeal after trolley full of shopping stolen from Risca Tesco

Two men entered Tesco Risca and stole a trolley full of shopping

Police would like to speak with two men in connection with the theft of a trolley full of shopping from Tesco in Risca.


Rugby Union: Llandovery RFC 28 Bedwas RFC 24

Deri Mattravers takes on the Llandovery defence

On Friday evening, March 20, Bedwas allowed a 24-11 advantage going into the final quarter of the game to slip away and with it almost any hopes of making the end of season play-offs in the Principality Premiership.


Pontllanfraith RFC raising cash for clubhouse repairs

Members of Pontllanfraith RFC are trying to raise £5,000 for essential repairs to the club house.


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