Archive for November, 2010
*Cardiff students protest against higher education fee hikes
The Manic Street Preachers have cancelled their homecoming gig at Blackwood Miners’ Institute this week after singer James Dean Bradfield went down with laryngitis.
Caerphilly County Borough Council has become the council in Wales to adopt a new Local Development Plan (LDP) – a blueprint to guide future development.
Caerphilly Labour AM Jeff Cuthbert has urged the Environment Agency to use its powers to suspend operations at Bryn Compost, near Gelligaer.
A candlelit vigil will be held at the council’s offices today to mark White Ribbon Day.
The event, which will raise awareness of domestic abuse and remember those who have lost their lives as a result of domestic abuse, will be held at 4.55pm at the front of Caerphilly County Borough Council’s headquarters at Penallta House, Ystrad Mynach.
Bargoed band 4th Street Traffic are hoping to break into the chart with their latest single.
Long Way Round is available to download from iTunes and Amazon and the band, who recently played at Cardiff’s CIA, is making a big push promoting the EP.
Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Parks and Outdoor Facilities Service is in line for a budget cut of £180,000 with the loss of seven posts.
Plaid Cymru councillors are urging their Labour and Independent colleagues on Caerphilly County Borough Council to back the ‘Yes’ campaign in next year’s referendum on greater powers for the Welsh Assembly.
Caerphilly County Borough has one of the worst life expectancy levels in the country.
Figures from the Welsh Assembly Government show that Caerphilly has the fourth lowest life expectancy in Wales.
Caerphilly MP Wayne David welcomed two groups of visitors to Westminster recently from his constituency.
The first group was from the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA).
Wales 25-37 New Zealand
A Coleg Gwent student is celebrating an impressive performance at the Karate and Taekwondo World Championships in Italy last month, winning a host of gold and silver medals.