A 35-year study into men’s health in Caerphilly has found healthy living reduces the risk of dementia, heart attacks, cancer and strokes.
Budget cuts worth £39 million that will “impact significantly” on council services have been unveiled – as well as a hike in council tax.
In his regular blog for Caerphilly Observer South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle gives his take on recent news.
The leader of the opposition on Caerphilly County Borough Council will take a 5% cut in his senior allowance “as a response to the council’s difficult financial situation”.
Five members of the same family ran a “cash for crash” insurance scam worth hundreds of thousands of pounds, a court has heard.
The Yandell family, who run their own car repair business in Blackwood, claimed they were involved in 15 different road accidents in under two years.
A bogus builder who conned people out of more than £1.4 million has been jailed for five years after he was convicted of more than 40 fraud offences.
Oakdale under nines beat Ynysddu by eight tries to four on October 26, in a game of depleted numbers due to half-term and illness.
Bargoed’s incredible start to the season continued as they demolished Cardiff Met 61-12 at Bargoed Park on October 25, scoring nine tries in the process.