Caerphilly-based start-up Happus has been named as one of two South Wales businesses in this year’s Small Biz 100.
Caerphilly County Borough has been named in the top five Welsh council areas where benefit claimants have started their own business.
Trecenydd man handed suspended sentence over “revenge porn” after posting explicit picture of ex-lover on Facebook
A jilted lover has become the first transgender person in Britain to be convicted of “revenge porn”, after posting intimate images of his ex on Facebook.
A pensioner had to receive hospital treatment after he was assaulted by a dog-walker while strolling with his wife along Risca canal.
In his regular blog for Caerphilly Observer South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle gives his take on recent news.
Tributes have been paid to a “caring” father-of-two from Ystrad Mynach who died in a car crash that has left his ‘childhood sweetheart heartbroken’.
Drugs and an air weapon were found when police raided a house in Graig-y-Rhacca, leading to the arrest of a 61-year-old man.
Mason Jones’ family plea for second inquest as court hears butcher should have faced manslaughter prosecution after E.coli death
The family of a five-year-old boy from Deri who died after eating Ecoli-infected meat in school have made a plea for a second inquest into his death to be heard.
Inquests will be held into the deaths of a number of care home residents at the heart of Operation Jasmine, the First Minister has confirmed.
A Caerphilly-based comic book publisher has turned to the internet to help fund its new project.
An actress from Caerphilly has scooped a best actress award at an independent film festival in Los Angeles.
Two Caerphilly County Borough residents have been presented with their British Empire Medals for their outstanding work and services to the community.
St David’s Community Centre in High Street, Rhymney, is to host an event showcasing the voluntary sector tomorrow, Wednesday, October 7.
?A Picnic in the Park was held in Trethomas recently to support Keep Wales Tidy’s clean up campaign.
Staff at the Winding House Museum in New Tredegar are celebrating after being awarded a “Special Commendation for Outstanding Contribution to their Local Community”.
A Senghenydd man has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving after a three-car crash in Abertridwr.
A youth centre is hoping to build a wind turbine on nearby farmland to help with its funding.
Ramsey and Co to get Wales football stickers for Euro 2016 after Nelson shopper complains about England merchandise
The Wales football team is set to get its own sticker set if they qualify for Euro 2016, according to manufacturers Panini.
The majority of people living in The Valleys believe there are not enough jobs in the area, with more than 83% calling for more well-paid work.
Police are warning residents in Rhymney to be vigilant after a swathe of shed and garage break-ins.
Restoration of a Bedwas church that has cost almost £260,000 has been completed after three years.
A driver who was killed in a car crash between Rhiwderin and Lower Machen has been named as Paul Mills from Ystrad Mynach.
A one-month-old baby girl from Senghenydd, who was airlifted to hospital, has died, police have confirmed.
A mother and her five-month-old daughter who were reported as missing have been found.
Police had earlier today appealed for information to find Ailisha Joyce, 20, and her baby Maisey Flanagan, after they went missing from their Ystrad Mynach home.
The Poppy Appeal has broken the £1 million barrier in South East Wales for the first time. Donations to the annual appeal, run by The Royal British Legion, reached the landmark figure recently, surpassing last year’s total of £870,000.
The Welsh Government has said all dogs in Wales will need to be microchipped by April 2016.
In a written statement to the National Assembly, Rebecca Evans, Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, said regulations governing the new law will be debated by AMs on October 20.
Cleaning up dumped waste has cost Caerphilly taxpayers as much as £500,000 over the last four years.
And Caerphilly County Borough Council has claimed just £10,000 back in fines since 2011, a Freedom of Information (FOI) request has revealed.
The two authorities in Caerphilly County Borough charged with enforcing a new smoking ban in cars carrying children are split on how they will approach it.
A 41-year-old motorist from Ystrad Mynach was killed in a car crash on Saturday, September 26.
The man was driving a silver Mitsubishi Lancer on the A468 between Rhiwderin and Lower Machen when it crashed.
A motion put forward by Labour councillors attacked the “counterproductive, vindictive, socially divisive” Trade Union Bill, that is “driven by Conservative ideology”, as an “attack on democracy”.