Archive for October, 2011
South Wales East Plaid Cymru AM Lindsay Whittle has asked the Welsh Government to consider establishing a Commissioner for the Disabled.
UPDATE: CCTV images of Pontllanfraith betting shop armed robbery released
Gwent Police is appealing for information and witnesses following an armed robbery at Ladbrokes, in Commercial Street, Pontllanfraith.
Caerphilly County Borough Council has reported that a £750,000 revamp of the Blackwood Miners’ Institute is progressing well.
Pupils at Ysgol Gymraeg Cwm Derwen, in Oakdale, recently welcomed Islwyn MP Chris Evans to a special book signing of an edition of their first published book.
Caerphilly County Borough Council’s annual Christmas appeal Operation Santa is aiming to support more than 650 children in the area again this year.
Two of Caerphilly’s leading politicians have pledged to wear pink to raise awareness of breast cancer.
Labour’s Jeff Cuthbert and Plaid Cymru’s Lindsay Whittle have backed the Breast Cancer Campaign fundraising event.
Bedwas-based DS Smith Recycling is celebrating after the company’s marketing manager, Jade Bourke scooped the title of New Marketer at this year’s Canmol: Wales Marketing Awards.
Gethin Jenkins will captain a Wales side which shows three changes, plus one positional, to the starting line-up for the Rugby World Cup 3rd place play-off clash with Australia at Eden Park on Friday.
“Caerphilly town centre is open for business” is the message from a leading councillor after traders warned that gas roadworks were threatening their livelihoods .
The latest recycling figures show that Caerphilly County Borough Council is once again the best performing local authority in South Wales.
Almost one in ten of all jobs in Caerphilly County Borough is reliant on the hospitality industry, which is worth £52m a year to the local economy – according to a new report.
Welsh rugby fans are once again being urged to cheer on the national team at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium.