Archive for 2010
Plaid Cymru-led Caerphilly County Borough Council has frozen the allowances paid to its 73 members for a second year running.
The new Mayor of Caerphilly County Borough has been announced as Councillor James Fussell.
Cllr Fussell, 48, accepted the position of civic head at a council meeting on Thursday.
A wannabe opera singer from Caerphilly has been wowing the judges of Britain’s Got Talent.
Antonio Garcia, 20, auditioned for the show in Glasgow and was derided by the judges when he told them he was a karaoke singer.
Domestic abuse charity Caerphilly Women’s Aid has merged with homelessness charity Llamau.
Lindsay Markey, chair of Caerphilly Women’s Aid, said: “This merger is great news for Caerphilly Women’s Aid and for women and their families experiencing domestic abuse.
More than 1,200 balloons will be released into the air tomorrow at Bedwas Infants School.
The balloons will be released at 3.15pm from the school grounds and is part of a fundraising drive to improve the school’s facilities.
Police are appealing for information after an assault in Bargoed High Street left a woman in hospital for 12 days.
A business that began 11 years ago in offices above a travel agents has moved into new headquarters.
A group of Independent Living Skills (ILS) students have had success at a regional swimming gala recently.
The 14 students from Coleg Gwent’s Crosskeys campus took home nine gold, four silver and nine bronze medals at the International Pool in Cardiff.
Building services firm SCS Group, which is based in Tredomen, has opened a new office in central London to support its continuing growth
The company, one of the UK’s leading providers of ventilation, building management and smoke control solutions, will operate from contemporary, purpose-built offices located on Pall Mall, close to Piccadilly Circus underground and Charing Cross overground stations.
A second-hand car salesman from Caerphilly has been fined £10,000 for selling a car whose front wheel came off as its new owner drove it home.
Jeff Cuthbert AM welcomed members of the Caerphilly branch of the Parkinson’s Disease Support Group to the Welsh Assembly last week to mark Parkinson’s Awareness Week 2010.
The Dragons and Scarlets will be out to protect their unbeaten starts in the second round of the WRU Senior Women’s Regional competition on Wednesday.