Archive for May, 2010
Playing together since 2002, Guns 2 Roses are the number one Guns N Roses tribute in the country.
Diabetes UK Cymru and Caerphilly AM Jeff Cuthbert are asking AMs to shout down the myths about diabetes in an event at the Welsh Assembly for Diabetes Week.
The Bryn estate in Pontllanfraith has been made a no cold-calling zone in a bid to stop doorstep crime.
A 30-year-old woman has admitted hiding her dead newborn baby in the attic of her Pengam home.
Caerphilly Magistrates’ Court was told that Maxine Davies, of Cwmcarn Road, Pontywaun, hid her pregnancy from family and friends and panicked when the newborn baby was not moving or breathing.
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was found buried alive in Caerphilly.
The incident occurred on Thursday May 6 in a garden in Maxton Court on the Lansbury Park estate.
Coleg Gwent moved a step closer to completing its new £13 million building at its Crosskeys Campus earlier this week, when it celebrated a ‘topping out’ ceremony to mark reaching the highest point in the new build.
A Bargoed-born football coach, believed to be the world’s oldest, has hung up his boots at the rip old age of 93.
Mr Powell, who has worked as a coach at the University of Bath for the last 37 years, has seen a remarkable career that included playing for Wales, Blackpool, Queen’s Park Rangers and Aston Villa.
A council by-election for the Blackwood ward will be held on July 8.
The by-election is being held after long-serving independent councillor Kevin Etheridge stood down last month citing personal reasons.
Gwent Police Authority, the body in charge of how policing is run in the area, is looking for a new member.
Caerphilly’s Labour AM has attacked the new coalition Westminster Government for axing the Child Trust Fund to save cash.
Swansea City Opera present The Pearl Fishers at Blackwood Miners’ Institute on Wednesday May 26 at 7.30pm.
Opera has something for everyone.
Ynysddu Primary School is the latest to introduce a ‘walking bus’ so that kids can get to school safely.