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Archive for 2011

New Year Honours for Ynysddu foster couple


A couple who have dedicated the last 30 years to fostering have been awarded MBEs in the New Year Honours.

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Millennium Stadium becomes Cardiff’s medical hub


St John Wales volunteers will see in the New Year at the Millennium Stadium as the venue becomes a temporary medical centre to look after Cardiff’s revellers on New Year’s Eve.

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Appeal for information over mountain bike theft in Castle Court, Caerphilly

Police would like to speak to this person in connection with the theft of a mountain bike

Gwent Police is appealing for information to trace the person pictured in this CCTV still.

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More people turn to Debt Relief Orders to relieve financial strain


More people aged between 25 and 34 are turning to Debt Relief Orders (DROs) to deal with their debt problems than any other age group within the population, Insolvency Service figures show.

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Caerphilly shops told to beware of PayPoint rent scam

Police want to trace this man in connection with a rent card scam

Shops in Caerphilly County Borough are being warned against a Pay Point scam which has netted criminals £2,200 in just five days.

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Number of serious work injuries in Caerphilly revealed by Health and Safety Executive


The Health and Safety Executive has revealed that 63 major injuries were recorded in workplaces across Caerphilly County Borough in 2010/11.

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Appeal over Christmas Eve Sainsbury’s Pontllanfraith break-in

Sainsbury's burglary three men

Gwent Police and South Wales Police are appealing for information about two supermarket burglaries that occurred on Christmas Eve and are believed to be linked.

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Plaid Cymru pledge to freeze Caerphilly Council Tax for second year


Leading Plaid Cymru councillors have said they will keep their pledge to freeze council tax for the second year running.

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Environment Agency warns of possible flooding as unsettled weather is forecast


Environment Agency Wales is monitoring river levels closely over the next few days and into the Bank Holiday as unsettled weather has been forecast by the Met Office.

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New petrol station planned for Sainsbury’s Pontllanfraith


Sainsbury’s in Pontllanfraith is to get a new petrol station – the supermarket chain has announced.

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Fresh doubt over planned Llanbradach medical centre


The Church in Wales has said talks are still ongoing to build a new health centre on the site of a former church in Llanbradach – despite submitting a planning application for a completely different development.

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Project to boost people’s IT skills in Caerphilly County Borough


A new three-year initiative in Caerphilly County Borough is help people improve their computer skills.

The project, called Get IT Together, is focused on helping older people and individuals with disabilities gain basic IT skills and realise the benefits of being online.

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