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Caerphilly MP Wayne David’s Blog: Things will get worse before they get better

 

This year is turning-out to be a bad year for many people in the Caerphilly Borough. More than in most parts of the country, Caerphilly Borough is very dependent on public expenditure.

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Welsh ICE Blog: Are the green shoots of recovery starting to show?

 

In her column for the Caerphilly Observer, businesswoman and Welsh ICE director Mandy Weston argues the green shoots of recovery might be starting to show.

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South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle’s blog: February 6

 

South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle looks at the Bedroom Tax and Credit Unions in his latest blog for Caerphilly Observer.

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Caerphilly MP Wayne David’s Blog: Votes at 16

 

In his blog, Caerphilly MP Wayne David outlines his argument to lower the voting age from 18 to 16.

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South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle’s blog: January 23

 

Pay Deal
Unfortunately, I was unwell and missed the special meeting of Caerphilly Council called by Plaid Cymru last week to discuss top officers’ pay fiasco.

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Caerphilly Business Forum blog: SMEs in Wales gearing up for a successful year

 
Caerphilly Business Forum Logo

In his regular column for Caerphilly Observer, Caerphilly Business Forum’s chair Tony Sheehan looks ahead to 2013.

After a quiet Christmas, business activity in 2013 is already picking up fast and two surveys out last week have shown that SMEs in Wales are already gearing up for a successful year.

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Welsh ICE Blog: European Commission’s Action Plan for Entrepreneurship

 

In her column for the Caerphilly Observer, businesswoman and Welsh ICE director Mandy Weston looks at the potential local impacts of the European Commission’s Action Plan for Entrepreneurship, details of which were announced earlier this month.

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South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle’s blog: January 9

 

New surgery and chemist campaign
Myself and fellow Plaid councillors Anne Collins, Margaret Sargeant and Steve Skivens have started a campaign for a new doctor’s surgery and pharmacy in Penyreheol ward.

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First Minister’s New Year message for 2013

 
First Minister Carwyn Jones

First Minister Carwyn Jones wishes Wales a Happy New Year and is calling on the country to come together to face the challenges of the global economy.

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Caerphilly Business Forum blog: The benefits of a Living Wage

 

In his regular column for Caerphilly Observer, Caerphilly Business Forum’s chair Tony Sheehan looks ahead to 2013.

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South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle’s blog: December 26

 

Highly Paid Council Officers
What an absolute mess the Labour leadership on Caerphilly Council got themselves into over the “fat cat” pay rises for top managers.

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First Minister Carwyn Jones’ Christmas message 2012

 

“Families across Wales will be making their final preparations for Christmas, getting ready to spend some quality time together.

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