Archive for December, 2011
Pupils from Blackwood Primary School have visited the Senedd and decorated a Christmas tree that will be displayed on the Assembly’s estate.
Fly-tipping Action Wales is making a fresh appeal to people living in The Valleys to think twice before getting rid of waste from their homes this festive season.
Gwent Police is to be investigated by the Independent Police Complaints Commission over the way it handled a complaint that a firearms officer had sex with a married woman while on duty.
The Welsh Government has had its £14.5bn budget passed thanks to support from the Liberal Democrats.
The Labour administration needed the support of other parties in the Senedd because it does not hold a majority.
Environment Agency Wales is investigating the impact of a pollution to the River Ebbw.
Staff at Crumlin-based Brace’s Bakery have been busy making and packing Welsh cakes to send as a Christmas treat to Welsh troops in Afghanistan.
Drivers speeding through New Tredegar at over 50mph were caught out by police during a recent operation.
Following recent reports of motorists ignoring the law by residents, police took to Pleasant View, in Tirphil, to catch speeding.
A ten-year-old girl from Caerphilly will appear in a new production of smash-hit musical Oliver! At Cardiff’s Wales Millennium Centre.
A campaign for a new health centre in Llanbradach has taken a step forward after the health board confirmed it as a priority.
The Welsh Government has launched a campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse.
Shoppers on Cardiff’s Queen Street were greeted with a giant children’s ‘Christmas Wish List’ on Monday to highlight the effect domestic abuse has on the children who are exposed to it.
An engineering firm in Blackwood has confirmed that 75 jobs are to go.
Hawker Siddeley Switchgear, based at Blackwood Business Park, is to make 35 staff redundant while another 40 temporary workers will be let go before Christmas.
A new retail training centre created by Welsh-based training provider Acorn Learning Solutions has been hailed as key to boosting retail businesses in Caerphilly.