Archive for October, 2010
Caerphilly town has been recognised for both its fantastic floral displays and public artwork following this year’s Wales in Bloom competition.
Residents could soon be paying their council tax at their local Post Office or corner shop if plans by the council are approved.
Plaid Cymru councillors in Caerphilly town have launched a campaign against the planned closure of a well-used railway footbridge.
Residents of Gelligaer, Nelson and Penybryn have delivered a petition to the Welsh Assembly demanding that a composting site be shut down because of the stench it causes.
Police have released these CCTV images of the ten men accused of verbally abusing a woman on a train prompting her to stand on the track in front of the train.
A business has been prosecuted for fly-tipping commercial waste in the Caerphilly county borough.
Kaler and Sons, of Rhymney, was prosecuted for allowing commercial waste from their shop premises to be fly-tipped in the Fochriw and Rhymney areas.
Christmas shoppers in town centres across Caerphily County Borough will be able to enjoy free parking.
Caerphilly County Borough Council’s cabinet has agreed to the introduction of two hour free parking in all pay and display car parks for the fortnight in the run up to Christmas.
Doorstep selling has been banned at a sheltered housing complex near Newbridge after it was made a ‘No Cold Calling Zone’.
In his regular blog for Caerphilly Observer, Caerphilly Council leader Lindsay Whittle gives his take on recent news.
Old allotments at Ystrad Mynach and Graig-Y-Rhacca are to be re-opened.
Caerphilly County Borough Council’s cabinet has agreed to lease the former allotments site at Penallta Road in Ystrad Mynach to the Cylla Allotment Committee and the former allotments at Addison Way in Graig-Y-Rhacca to the Graig-Y-Rhacca Communities First Partnership.
Police in the Caerphilly and Ystrad Mynach areas are warning motorists to be vigilant after a spate of thefts.
Plaid Cymru members has selected Caerphilly Council leader Lindsay Whittle as a candidate for the South Wales East list of regional Assembly Members.