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Archive for September, 2009

Caerphilly fast food boss fined over poor hygiene


The owner of a former fast food takeaway in Caerphilly town centre has been prosecuted for breaking several food hygiene laws.

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New Tredegar man denies murder after Facebook row


A New Tredegar man accused of murdering his partner after she changed her Facebook status from married to single has told a court he had not planned to stab her.

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Caerphilly welcomes Croatian officials on fact finding tour


Government officials from Croatia are visiting Caerphilly County Borough today to learn about the area’s successful regeneration schemes.

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Blackwood thrash Tredegar 45–7


SWALEC National League Division One East round-up (Sept 5)

Defending champions Blackwood crossed the line half a dozen times in their 45 – 7 demolition of Tredegar on Saturday.

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Calzaghe family to open bridge named in their honour


Joe and Enzo Calzaghe

[cleeng_content id=”704421595″ description=”It costs just 15p to view an article from Caerphilly Observer’s archive.” price=”0.15″]A footbridge named in honour of the Calzaghe family will be officially opened on Wednesday.

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Bedwas seek first win against Llanelli


Following on from the opening Saturday’s visit of Neath, Bedwas once again welcome visitors from West Wales, this time in the shape of Llanelli.

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Chance to find out more about the new Caerphilly Hospital


An artist’s impression of the new Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, which is due to open in 2011.

Residents are being invited to find out more about the new hospital being built in Caerphilly County Borough.

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Free car parking boost for Bargoed


St Gwladys Road 'pay and display' car park is now free until after Christmas.

Caerphilly County Borough Council is to extend free car parking in Bargoed until after Christmas.

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Caerphilly young offenders work on Gelligaer community garden


The garden in Gelligaer depicts scenes of the area’s mining heritage and the nearby Roman Fort.

Young offenders put something back into their community when they helped to create a new a community garden at the Neuadd St Cattwg Community Hall in Gelligaer.

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Tributes paid to Llanbradach dad, 17, killed in car crash


17-year-old Daniel James Davies was a “doting father” to daughter Gracie-Jay.

Tributes have been paid to the 17-year-old driver killed in a Caerphilly car crash on Bank Holiday Monday.

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Residents say no to new flats in Llanbradach


Councillor Colin Mann

A Llanbradach councillor has written to the Archbishop of Wales to ask him to stop flats being built on the site of a former church.

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Community garden opens in Groesfan


Mayor John Evans opens the new community garden in Groesfan.

A new community space in Groesfan has been officially opened with a party.

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