Archive for 2009
Two people arrested in connection with an unexplained death of a 43-year-old Rhymney man have been released on bail pending further inquiries.
Three men are being questioned under the Terrorism Act after they were arrested at a Blackwood address.
Gwent Police arrested the three in Blackwood on suspicion of drugs offences on Wednesday.
Fortnightly rubbish collections will start on Monday throughout the county borough.
Caerphilly County Borough Council has said it has reduced the weekly collection to help encourage people to recycle.
A notorious eyesore at the top of Caerphilly town could soon be replaced with shops and homes.
A planning application to tear down Lawrence House, also known as the CoCo building, on the corner of Cardiff Road and Clive Street has been submitted to Caerphilly County Borough Council by owners Ludlow Street Investment Corp.
Good progress has been made building the new Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr Hospital, according to Caerphilly MP Wayne David who recently visited the site.
The finalists for the 2009 Caerphilly Business Forum Awards have been announced.
The best 18 businesses in the Caerphilly County Borough have been nominated in six categories.
Updated October 22nd, 2009
Phillip Watts was last seen at his home in Gilfach Street, Bargoed, at about 11am.
Gwent Police have not said where or how Mr Watts was found.
Mourners gathered today at Eglwysilan Church, in Abertridwr, for the funeral of 34-year-old David Furness, who was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident on October 3.
Villagers from Senghenydd will be hoping for success at an auction today as they bid on a historic watch.
Presented in 1923 to Llew Jenkins, the first rugby player from Senghenydd to be capped for Wales, the watch and chain was a gift from his fellow villagers.
The items are being auctioned later today at Bonhams in Chester and villagers have clubbed together to try and bring them back home for display by the Aber Valley Heritage Group.
Ambitious plans to redevelop Caerphilly town centre and Bargoed town centre have been thrown into doubt after a bid for Welsh Assembly funding was turned down.
Caerphilly County Borough Council is celebrating news that its new Tidy Towns – Tidy Places team has been shortlisted for a national environmental award.
Caerphilly firm Catnic, based on the Pontypandy Industrial Estate, has won a national marketing award.
The building products was one of five winners at the Canmol: Wales Marketing Awards, organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Barry Jenkins, marketing manager at Catnic, said: “Winning a Canmol Award is an excellent opportunity to showcase the success of our marketing campaign and to boost Catnic’s company profile.”