Archive for 2010
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.
Companies in Caerphilly are being encouraged to seek success by entering the 2010 Canmol: Wales Marketing Awards, organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Broadcaster Roy Noble will be visiting Caerphilly tomorrow to talk about his new book ‘Noble Ways: Lay-bys in My Life‘
Mr Noble will be speaking at St Helen’s Community Hall, off Nantgarw Road, between 7pm and 9pm.
A scheme which sees coppers’ faces printed on Top Trumps-style collector cards for school children has been extended.
A man suffering from schizophrenia who booby-trapped his garden with trip wires and explosives has been detained indefinitely under the Mental Health Act.
Camapigners fighting to save a nursing home from closure have lost their fight.
On Tuesday Caerphilly County Borough Council’s cabinet took the decision to close the Ty Darran care
Families and friends of the home’s eleven residents had been campaigning to save it, collecting a petition of more than 13,000 signatures and marching through Risca.
UPDATE: Missing Blackwood man, 40, found dead
Gwent Police is appealing for information to find a missing Blackwood man.