A programme aimed at cutting the number of re-offenders by letting criminals explain their actions to victims has been backed by Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Ian Johnston.
The owner of an Ystrad Mynach off licence has been prosecuted for selling alcohol to a 15-year-old girl during a test purchase by Trading Standards.
Tax credits claimants are being warned by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in the run-up to the renewal deadline about scam or “phishing” emails sent out by fraudsters.
Town councillors have spoken out over fears that antisocial behaviour could return to Blackwood bus station because late-night warden patrols are being axed.
Parents of children who regularly skip school will be handed fixed fines of up to £120, Education Minister Leighton Andrews has said.
Local residents, businesses and school children collected two lorry loads of litter and waste from around Newbridge as part of the Big Spring Clean campaign.
Pupils from Ynysddu Primary School braved wet weather recently to give parents a lesson in road safety.
The school has signed up to the Junior Road Safety Officer scheme, which encourages children to promote road safety issues in school and around their community.
Students from The College Ystrad Mynach have finished runners-up in a prestigious competition, in which they created a marketing campaign for a live business.
Bedwas-based food firm Peter’s Pies has backed Wales’ very own Bonnie Tyler to win this Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest by baking a special edition pie.
Almost 60% of Welsh adults are either overweight or obese, according to the results of a national health survey.
Diabetes UK is looking for volunteers in the Caerphilly County Borough area to help co-ordinate a collection weekend at their local Tesco store.
In her column for Caerphilly Observer, businesswoman and Welsh ICE director Mandy Weston takes a look at current business news.
British Transport Police are appealing for the public’s help to identify two men they wish to speak to in relation to an incident on board a train between Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street rail stations.
A new community market is being held for the first time this Sunday at Bedwas Workmen’s Hall.
The event follows the success of similar local farmers markets in Machen, Rudry and Caerphilly town.
The Public Services Ombudsman for Wales will not investigate a complaint against Caerphilly County Borough Council over personal items and tributes left on graves.
Police investigation into unlawful pay rises at Caerphilly County Borough Council will be “meticulous”
Avon and Somerset Police has said it will be “meticulous” as its investigation into unlawful pay rises at Caerphilly County Borough Council continues.
Tir-y-Berth Village Hall is set to be demolished and replaced with a brand new building, thanks to a Big Lottery Fund grant of nearly £400,000.
Businesses in Caerphilly County Borough have received more than £2 million in European grants since 2009.
According to Caerphilly County Borough Council, which administered the Local Investment Fund grants, the funding has created 300 jobs and allowed 26 new businesses to be established.
The Welsh assembly has appointed the UK’s first-ever poverty minister as the country prepares for the worst hardship since the 1930s
A new partnership to foster arts and crafts in Caerphilly County Borough has been formed with help from Caerffili Cwm a Mynydd RDP Team.
Villagers in Senghenydd have been invited to take part in the production of a new short film.
As part of a project by S4C and BBC Wales, production company It’s My Shout will be visiting Senghenydd in July to shoot the community-based film – and residents have the chance to help shape it.
Heolddu Leisure Centre has been recognised for it quality of service for the 14th year running.
The centre is the only one in Caerphilly County Borough to have the QUEST Quality Award, which judges the facilities on the customer experience, health and safety, maintenance and several other categories.
Cefn Hengoed Ladies Choir successfully raised £200 for charity during a recent concert at Llancaiach Fawr Manor House.
A new state-of-the-art indoor training pitch has bee unveiled at New Tredegar Leisure Centre.
A bronze statue depicting a ‘Miners Rescue’ has been chosen for the National Mining Memorial at Senghenydd.
The statue, designed by sculptor Les Johnson, was chosen following a community vote depicts a rescue worker coming to the aid of a survivor signifying emotion and brotherhood.
South Wales East AM and Penyrheol ward councillor Lindsay Whittle gives his take on the latest news.
Unemployment in Wales has fallen by 6,000 according to latest figures from the the Office for National Statistics.
An estimated £19,000 worth of cigarettes and tobacco were stolen during a burglary at Tesco Petrol Station in Risca.
Gwent Police is appealing for information to an assault that took place between 11pm and 11.30pm on Saturday May 11 in Pontllanfraith.
Local Government Minister Lesley Griffiths has set out a programme to promote open and transparent local councils, including measures to ensure elected representatives better reflect the communities they represent.