Archive for September, 2009
Caerphilly MP Wayne David has backed Prime Minister Gordon Brown during this week’s Labour Party Conference in Brighton.
Mr David spoke to CaerphillyObserver.co.uk following Mr Brown’s keynote speech to conference delegates on Tuesday.
He said: “It was a good speech. It was a speech of an international statesman where he set out his vision of the fight.”
Business start ups in Caerphilly County Borough are being urged to apply for grant money to help them get off the ground.
A new crèche has been opened at Heolddu Comprehensive School in Bargoed with Welsh Assembly Government funding.
As a result of the funding through the Assembly’s Flying Start programme the crèche, formerly situated within the Cartref Pensioners Hall in Bargoed, was able to set up a new base at Heolddu.
Cwm Ifor Primary School in Penyrheol will be torn down and replaced with a new £5m state-of-the-art school – Caerphilly County Borough Council has announced.
An 18-year-old girl has been raped at a Glamorgan University halls of residence.
The attack happened at the Glamorgan Court Halls of Residence in Treforest in the early hours of Saturday, September 26.
Bus passengers across Caerphilly County Borough will get the chance to have their say about their local services on Friday at a bus users’ surgery.
Plastics firm A Schulman, based on the Croespenmaen Industrial Estate, has been fined £18,000 after a worker lost three fingers as he cleaned a machine.
The WRU Group has renegotiated its current partnership with food services provider Compass Group UK & Ireland to produce a new 15-year deal which will significantly increase revenue for the Millennium Stadium, and therefore rugby in Wales.
A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with trying to lure teenage girls into a stolen car.
Caerphilly firm Catnic, based on the Pontypandy Industrial Estate, has been nominated for a national marketing award.
The building products firm has been shortlisted for the Canmol: Wales Marketing Awards, organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Six-year-old Reuben Kala-Palmer, a pupil at Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Caerfilli, scooped top prize in an online competition about his favourite book.
Businesses in Caerphilly County Borough are being urged get their nominations in for this year’s Caerphilly Business Forum Awards by last year’s winners.