Archive for 2009
A former Lewis School pupil has made it through to the next round of TV talent show X-Factor.
Lloyd Daniels, 16, from Treharris impressed show judge Cheryl Cole and singer Will Young, who was acting as a mentor on the show.
On Sunday night millions watched the singer make it through to the live show stage of the competition.
A new Sainsbury’s supermarket is set to open at the end of the month bringing a boost of 186 jobs.
Young offenders from across Caerphilly County Borough have been making amends for their past ill behaviour.
As part of their work with the local Youth Offending Service, the youngsters have been working alongside Commons Rangers at Caerphilly County Borough Council to help repair dry stone walls.
Pengam Library is closing its doors for three months to be be refurbished.
Caerphilly Library Service is pleased to announce that the next library to receive a facelift in its programme of refurbishments is the local library in Pengam.
A rallying call for Welsh rugby to work together to build on the success of the past year and take on the challenges ahead has been delivered by the WRU Group Chief Executive Roger Lewis at the union’s Annual General Meeting.
Pupils from Ty Sign Primary School have been working hard by helping to clear litter and spruce up a derelict patch of land in Ty Sign with some wildlife friendly plants.
Caerphilly County Borough Council has put its backing to a national poster campaign warning people to beware of scam letters.
Police Community Support Officers across Caerphilly County Borough have been teaming up with local children to help clean up the community as part of Keep Wales Tidy week.
Families are being offered free swimming and fitness lessons to take part in a new parenting skill scheme.
Firefighters are tackling a blaze of around 300 tonnes of wooden pallets at the Blackvein Industrial Estate in Cross Keys.
Gwent Police is appealing for help in tracking down the owners of these stolen power tools.
The items were recovered from a vehicle in the Newbridge area and a property in the Blackwood area.
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.”