Archive for May, 2010
Students from Coleg Gwent’s Crosskeys campus were quick to make their mark on a national engineering and science competition recently.
Twenty cannabis plants and £2,000 cash were seized from a property in Caerphilly as part of a day of action by the authorities.
The body of a Blackwood man, who had missing for a week, has been found.
Gwent Police has said the body of 40-year-old Lewis Powell had been discovered and that they were not treating the death as suspicious.
Creative hair and beauty students at Coleg Gwent’s Crosskeys campus wowed their audience with intricate hairstyles, dramatic make-up and stylish design recently at the campus’s annual hair and beauty show.
Caerphilly County Borough Council has said it will continue its tough stance in dealing with people who drop litter and allow their dogs to mess in public without cleaning it up.
An electro-pop band from Caerphilly has seen their popularity sky rocket after an appearance on TV show Britain’s Got Talent.
Pub landlords have been told to turn the volume down by Caerphilly County Borough Council.
The local authority has said that between March last year and March this year it dealt with 249 noise complaints about commercial premises.
A 53-year-old ex-soldier who is riding a tractor around the country to raise cash for our troops will be stopping off at Senghenydd and Caerphilly on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Illegal and unregistered scrap metal traders have been the subject of a crackdown by authorities.
Gwent Police’s Risca Neighbourhood Policing Team, the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency, the Environment Agency and Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Trading Standards team carried out checks on vehicles outside local scrap metal dealers during the recent one-day operation.
Four workers from Caerphilly County Borough Council have cycled the length of Wales to help raise money for the Mayor’s charity.
Caerphilly Castle Juniors Football Club has been recognised in the FAW’s Club Accreditation scheme.
Seventeen other clubs from the Gwent area also achieved accreditation including Ebbw Vale Town Junior FC – which achieved a bronze level.
A new national advocacy and advice helpline for children and young people has been launched by Deputy Minister for Children Huw Lewis with the help of Radio 1 presenter Aled Haydn Jones.