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Gwent PCC Ian Johnston attacks ‘dangerous and brutal’ Home Office police cuts

Gwent's Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Gwent has hit out at “brutal cuts” that will be “unsustainable” for policing in Gwent.

Christmas and New Year medical triage unit planned for Newbridge

Christmas and New Year revellers overindulging on their night out will be treated at a medical triage unit planned for Newbridge.

Gwent Police issue Dispersal Orders in Lansbury Park and Caerphilly

Gwent Police has issued Dispersal Orders in more than 30 areas of Caerphilly Town Centre and Lansbury Park – putting people at risk of arrest for “hanging around”.

Caerphilly Council bin collection dates for Christmas 2014

Caerphilly County Borough Council has said its waste and recycling collection days will change slightly over Christmas and the New Year.

Llancaiach Fawr Manor staff given Sandford Award for Heritage Education

Schoolchildren being taught history at Llancaiach Fawr

Workers at Llancaiach Fawr Manor have been given an award for the quality of their heritage education.

Labour wins Caerphilly Town Council Tonyfelin by-election

Labour has won the Caerphilly Town Council by-election in the Tonyfelin ward, held on Thursday December 18.

The party’s candidate Shayne Cook beat county councillor Mike Prew by 125 votes to 117 to take the ward from Plaid Cymru, a seat which the party had held for decades.

Rugby Union: Bargoed beat Bridgend Athletic to stay top of Swalec Championship

Bargoed maintained their hundred per-cent SWALEC Championship record with a gritty bonus point win, beating Bridgend Athletic 31-15 at Newbridge Fields.

Mountain Biking: Caerphilly’s Manon Carpenter comes third in BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year

Manon Carpenter in action in Norway.
Picture by Laurence Crossman-Emms

Caerphilly’s double world champion mountain biker Manon Carpenter came third in the BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year.

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