Archive for October, 2011
Caerphilly County Borough Council has been praised for its commitment to dog welfare by charity the RSPCA.
The charity has given the local authority a ‘Silver Stray Dogs Footprint’ as part of the its Community Animal Welfare Footprints scheme.
The WRU is urging all Welsh rugby fans to “Wear your colours and back Sam’s boys” before they open the doors of the Millennium Stadium this weekend to broadcast the World Cup semi-final.
Cider maker Blaengawney Cider is going from strength-to-strength after it received a business grant to buy new equipment.
Police officers handed out 85 banning notices to car cruisers at Blackwood Asda in just one hour.
The notices ban the motorists from congregating in an “antisocial manner” in the car park for one year.
More residents across Caerphilly County Borough are committed to using bags for life, after signing up to a pledge at a series of council-run events last week.
Islwyn MP Chris Evans teamed up with staff, pupils and local Councillor Robin Woodyatt to say G’day to new headteacher James Harris during an Australian themed assembly at Maesycwmmer Primary School,.
A new service in Caerphilly County Borough which aims to help people and their families affected by cancer is looking for volunteers to help run the scheme.
Caerphilly’s Labour MP Wayne David has been promoted by party leader Ed Miliband to Shadow Justice Minister, responsible for Constitutional and Political Affairs.
For the past year, I have been Shadow Europe Minister. This was an important job I found interesting and given the importance of European issues, it was extremely relevant.
Principality Welsh Premiership, Saturday October 8 2011.
A brace of tries from evergreen Number 8 Deri Mattravers and one from Ross Wardle saw Bedwas gain their first home win of the season in a see-saw game where the lead changed several times.
The Malcolm Uphill, the new JD Wetherspoon pub in Caerphilly town, will open its doors on Tuesday, October 11.
Rob Howley says Wales have reached ‘another level’ but ‘haven’t finished yet’ as they prepare to face France in the Rugby World Cup semi-final in Auckland on Saturday (Kick-off 9.00pm).