Archive for October, 2011
Ninety reception class pupils from Ysgol Y Llawnt, Upper Rhymney and Bryn Bach Primary schools attended a special ‘Teddy Bear’s Picnic’ recently at the Coed Bryn Oer Plant woodland site near Parc Bryn Bach, north of Rhymney.
The Fly pub in Bedwas has welcomed the decision by the European Court of Justice which allows the screening of Premiership football games using a foreign TV decoder.
Oakdale Business Park is to be the home of two 130m high wind turbines after councillors gave the electricity generating scheme approval.
Students from Coleg Gwent and Ystrad Mynach College are taking to the global stage this week as they take part in the WorldSkills London 2011 competition.
The A469 in Ystrad Mynach will be partially closed over the next three weekends due to surfacing works.
The Wales side to play Ireland in the 2011 Rugby World Cup quarter-final at Wellington Regional Stadium on Saturday shows four changes, plus two positional switches, from the side who clinched the Pool D runner-up spot with an impressive victory over Fiji last weekend.
The mastermind behind an empire that has revolutionised personal computing, telephony and music, dies in California
The number of people diagnosed with diabetes in Caerphilly has increased by more than 400 in the past year pushing the total number to nearly 10,500, Diabetes UK Cymru has revealed.
Caerphilly County Borough Council has announced it will use social networking site Twitter to capture a ‘typical’ day in the life of the local authority.
St Martin’s Comprehensive School in Caerphilly has opened its doors to the local community so that residents can use the school’s pool and fitness facilities outside of school hours.
In his regular blog for Caerphilly Observer South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle gives his take on recent news.
Organisers of the Michael Jackson tribute concert, being held in Cardiff this weekend, have said the Black Eyed Peas will not be appearing due to “unavoidable circumstances”.