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Second uni rape investigation stopped


Detectives have stopped investigating an alleged rape at Glamorgan University in Pontypridd.

South Wales Police has confirmed a complaint that a 20-year-old woman was raped has been withdrawn and are no longer looking for a suspect.

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Police appeal over missing Tredegar woman


Gwent police are appealing for information after a 35-year-old Tredegar woman went missing.

Margaret Evans was last seen when she was dropped off in North Avenue, Ashvale, Tredegar after 1pm on Thursday October 8.

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Victim support for antisocial behaviour a success


A council-run service that help victims of antisocial behaviour has been labelled a success.

In its first three months Caerphilly County Borough Council has offered help to 32 families across the county borough.

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Caerphilly council asks residents for budget help


Caerphilly County Borough Council is asking residents how it can cut its budget.

The local authority wants to spark a debate on the issue of budget cuts as it faces up to life with less money from the Welsh Assembly.

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Trehir waste transfer plan passed


A new waste transfer station will be built at the Trehir landfill site near Llanbradach after councillors gave the scheme the go go ahead.

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Caerphilly teen raped girl, 8


A Caerphilly boy has admitted the rape an eight-year-old girl while he was on bail for another sexual offence against a 15-year-old.

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Gang admits £80,000 Nationwide raid


A gang of three robbers have admitted robbing the Nationwide Building Society in Caerphilly.

Patrick Smeda, Anthony Crooks and Carlos Corlett pleaded guilty to conspiracy to rob the Cardiff Road branch which netted them £80,000.

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Tributes paid to Abertridwr crash victim


Tributes have been paid to well-known valleys man killed in a motorcycle crash.

David Furness, 34, of Abertridwr, who was known as Hovis, died on Saturday October 3 in the smash on the A40 trunk road in Tafarn Newydd, Llandovery.

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Waste transfer plan for Trehir


Caerphilly County Borough Council will today consider outline plans for a new waste transfer plant in the county.

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Caerphilly training centre: “Give youngsters a chance”


A Caerphilly training centre is appealing to local employers to give its young learners chance to prove themselves in the job market by providing them with work placements.

ACT, based on the Pontygwindy Industrial Estate, exists to help young people, particularly NEETs (not in employment, education or training) gain qualifications which will hopefully lead to paid work placements, and ultimately successful careers.

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Missing Risca couple found


A retired Risca couple who went missing more than a fortnight ago have been found safe and well.

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Panic rooms for Caerphilly County’s domestic abuse victims


Victims of domestic abuse have been provided with panic rooms in their homes so they can protect themselves against their attackers.

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