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Caerphilly Council to fly Merchant Navy flag to recognise seafarers

The Red Ensign flag will fly outside Caerphilly County Borough Council’s headquarters in Tredomen on September 3 to mark Merchant Navy Day.

Man in hospital with serious head injuries after Aberbargoed assault

A man was hospitalised with serious head injuries after being assaulted in Aberbargoed on Bank Holiday Sunday.

Police appeal after woman hospitalised in Fochriw crash

A woman is in hospital after a two car crash in Fochriw, leading to an appeal for information from Gwent Police.

Three nurses from Brithdir Care Home struck off over poor care

Three nurses have been struck off for their poor standard of care, which led in some cases to patient deaths.

Caerphilly Youth Forum learn about domestic abuse at police HQ

Members of Caerphilly Youth Forum visited Cwmbran police headquarters to learn about how the police deal with situations of domestic violence.

South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle’s blog: August 28, 2015

In his regular blog for Caerphilly Observer South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle gives his take on recent news.

Rugby Union: Bargoed push Bedwas close in pre-season friendly

TOUGH: Geraint Edmonds tries to break through some Bargoed tackles

Bargoed pushed Bedwas all the way in a physical pre -season encounter at Bargoed Park, but the Championship side lost out 19-12 to their Premiership neighbours.

Rugby League: Valley Cougars knocked off top spot by Nottingham Outlaws

Valley Cougars were knocked off the top of Conference League South after losing 30-20 at home to Nottingham Outlaws on August 22.

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