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Archive for October, 2011

Caerphilly Business Forum blog: There are success stories despite the economic gloom

Andrew Diplock, chairman of Caerphilly Business Forum

Thank goodness for the Welsh rugby team. If it wasn’t for them we could be exposed to an endless stream of bad news stories.

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Police promise ‘zero tolerance’ to antisocial behaviour in Cefn Fforest


Gwent Police has promised a ‘zero tolerance’ approach to antisocial behaviour at the Welfare Ground in Cefn Fforest.

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Llanbradach car enthusiast hoping to make it to final of classic competition

Barry Chillington's 1953 Bristol 401

A Llanbradach car enthusiast is hoping to make it through to the final of this year’s Classic Car of the Year competition.

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Rugby World Cup 2011: Team selection Wales vs France


Wales have made one change to the starting line-up which triumphed over Ireland last weekend for the 2011 Rugby World Cup semi-final clash with France at Eden Park on Saturday.

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Gas roadworks in Caerphilly town centre could put shops out of business

Road closures in Caerphilly town have driven trade away, according to local businesses

Major gas roadworks in Caerphilly town centre are choking trade and threatening people’s livelihoods, according to local business.

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Caerphilly’s Labour politicians put pressure on over gas roadworks


Caerphilly’s Labour politicians have called for urgent action over the disruption caused by gas main works in the town centre.

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Caerphilly town traders urged to apply for compensation over lost business


Caerphilly town traders have been urged by local councillors to seek compensation after a slump in business caused by major gas roadworks.

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Deadline approaching for BBC Cymru Wales Creative and Digital Media apprenticeship places


BBC Cymru Wales is looking for the Welsh creative and media talent of the future from across Wales.

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Unemployment in Wales rises by 16,000 to hit 131,000


Unemployment in Wales rose by 16,000 between June and August of this year, according to new figures.

The number of people in Wales out of work is now 131,000 with the unemployment rate at 9%.

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£75 million scheme to create 12,000 jobs in Wales announced


A new £75m Welsh Government scheme will create 4,000 new jobs a year in Wales for the next three years, the First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has announced.

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Rugby World Cup 2011: Tens of Thousands of fans get behind Wake Up for Wales


World Cup fever has spread like wildfire through Wales with more than 25,000 fans already booked in for the WRU’s ‘Wake Up For Wales’ screening of the semi-final against France at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday morning.

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Partnership boosts building services specialist SCS Group

The SCS Group has been nominated for a top industry award.

Tredomen-based building services specialist SCS Group has signed a strategic partnership aimed at increasing the amount of construction contracts it can target nationwide.

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