Archive for September, 2011
Shoppers will have to remember to take their bags before they head out to the shops as Wales becomes the first UK country to introduce a charge for single use carrier bags
From October 1, all retailers will charge 5p per single-use carrier bag.
Wayne David, Labour MP for Caerphilly, has congratulated local schoolchildren for their efforts in collecting Tesco vouchers for the schools.
A director at Ystrad Mynach based firm Utility and Environmental Solutions (UES) has been highly commended at a prestigious business award.
Caerphilly Council’s Plaid Cymru leader Councillor Allan Pritchard has condemned Labour councillors for their “scurrilous attacks” on the new £172m Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr.
There are seven changes to the Wales team for their final World Cup Pool D clash against Fiji at the Waikato Stadium in Hamilton on Sunday.
Following their triumphant return from a tour of New Zealand and Hong Kong this summer, Coleg Gwent’s Crosskeys Campus rugby team have made an excellent start to the season, winning their first league game 28-17.
Islwyn MP Chris Evans recently spent a few hours as a nursery milk monitor, but this week it was the turn of Plaid Cymru AM Lindsay Whittle to try his hand at serving tea and cake.
Former Paralympian and one of Britain’s most successful Paralympic swimmers Chris Holmes visited Newbridge Leisure Centre last week.
An IT lecturer from Coleg Gwent’s Crosskeys campus is to walk the length of Wales to raise money for charity.
Increasing apprenticeship opportunities for young people, ensuring universal access to next generation broadband and introducing 50+ health checks were among the priorities announced by the Welsh Government this week.
The Caerphilly Friends of the Earth group has been recognised at the organisation’s national conference for its work.
The Experian Late Payment Index shows businesses in the UK paid their bills an average of 25.2 days late in Q2 this year.