Archive for 2010
Five community projects in Caerphilly County Borough have been awarded £676,625 by the Welsh Assembly Government’s Communities Facilities and Activities Programme (CFAP) scheme.
Budding film makers from Coleg Gwent’s Crosskeys Campus will get to celebrate their hard work on a music video in aid of cancer charity Tenovus at a special launch event on Saturday March 6.
Young football fans in Caerphilly County Borough have enjoyed a visit by a renowned sports writer.
Organised by Caerphilly’s Schools Library Service, sports writer and journalist Dan Freedman visited three schools to talk about his love of football.
A Hollywood film director is reportedly close to a deal to bring the story of Welsh Grand National winner Dream Alliance to the silver screen.
Caerphilly MP Wayne David has helped raise more than £2,000 in aid of the Haiti earthquake appeal by completing a sponsored walk from Bargoed to Machen.
Caerphilly County Borough Council has agreed a 2.9% increase on council tax for this coming financial year.
Councillors approved the rise at a meeting last night to discuss the local authority’s budget.
Wales came agonizingly close to pulling off another stunning second half comeback before seeing their hope of glory snatched away in an enthralling encounter at the Millennium Stadium.
Just over half of people have confidence in Gwent Police’s ability to fight crime and antisocial behaviour.
51% of people questioned in Caerphilly County Borough for the latest British Crime Survey said they had confidence in Gwent Police
In Newport the figure was 57%, in Monmouthshire 49% and in Blaenau Gwent it was 46%.
British author and illustrator Anthony Browne visited the Oasis Centre in Blackwood recently to talk to local school children about his love of books.
Caerphilly’s Labour Assembly Member Jeff Cuthbert has voiced concern at a recent report on Caerphilly Council’s handling of work at Welfare Park in Senghenydd.
Almost £100,000 was paid to benefits claimants by Jobcentre Plus for failings in its service in the South Wales Valleys region – which includes Caerphilly and Bargoed.
A 24-year-old Caerphilly teacher working in Abu Dhabi died after mistakenly drinking cleaning fluid.
The Cardiff inquest into the death of Emma Jones was told the teacher had her clothes and passport ready to return home after she became involved in a row with an ex-boyfriend.