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Archive for October, 2011

Liam Fox quits as defence secretary


• First coalition Tory cabinet minister to resign
• Relentless revelations about Adam Werritty to blame
• Philip Hammond named as new defence secretary

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Caerphilly Council staff get behind Wales team with a singalong

Leader of council Cllr Allan Pritchard and his assistant Anna Warlow

The leader of Caerphilly County Borough led council staff in a rendition of Max Boyce anthem Hymns and Arias at the local authority’s HQ Penallta House in Ystrad Mynach.

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Peter’s Pies to treat rugby fans in Cardiff on Saturday

Owain Jones and Clare Morgan of Peter's prepare the Piemobile for Wales v France

Hungry Welsh fans up early on Saturday for the big match will be able to grab a free sausage roll thanks to Bedwas firm Peter’s Pies.

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Ystrad Mynach firm UES restructures and rebrands after excellent growth


Energy and environment consultancy UES, based in Ystrad Mynach, has restructured and rebranded after reporting a turnover of £1.3 million and growth of more than 50%.

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Man charged after robbery at Bargoed betting shop


A Merthyr Tydfil man has appeared in court charged with robbery.

Police officers were called to the Coral betting shop in Hanbury Road, Bargoed, at 7.45pm on Tuesday October 12 and later arrested one man.

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Caerphilly Council housing transfer vote could be delayed


The council tenant vote on whether or not to transfer Caerphilly’s 10,980 council houses to a new social landlord could be delayed until next year.

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Bargoed rockers 4th Street traffic to play Millennium Stadium after Wales vs France

4th Street Traffic

Bargoed rock band 4th Street traffic are to play Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium after the big TV screening of Wales’ historic clash against France in the semi-final of the Rugby World Cup.

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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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