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Archive for December, 2011

Christmas drink drive campaign launched by Welsh police


Gwent Police, alongside the three other Welsh police forces, has launched their annual anti drink drive campaign.

During last year’s month-long campaign, 40,264 motorists were tested with 578 returning either positive results or failing/refusing to take the breath test.

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Assembly Members want light rail network for the valleys


The possibility of a high-speed rapid transport system for the valleys is to be discussed by Assembly Members next week.

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River of Light Parades in Blackwood and Caerphilly for 2011

The River of Light Parade will take place on December 22, 2011, at 6.30pm

People of all ages are set to take part in this year's River of Light Parades

Festive lantern parades will be taking place in Caerphilly and Blackwood during Christmas 2011.

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Gwent Police help Oakdale primary school to put on a show


School children from Rhiw-Syr-Dafydd Primary School, in Oakdale, put on a show stopping theatre production on Wednesday, with a little help from the police.

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Wesley Methodist Church awarded £180,000 grant from Welsh Government

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Wesley Methodist Church, Caerphilly

A historic Caerphilly Methodist church dating from 1930 has been awarded a £180,000 grant from the Welsh Government.

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Maescywmmer Primary School welcome Islwyn MP to Tudor assembly


Young historians at Maescywmmer Primary School recently welcomed Islwyn MP Chris Evans to learn about Henry VIII at a special Tudors themed assembly.

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Welsh Government to eradicate child poverty in Wales by 2020


First Minister Carwyn Jones will reiterate his Welsh Government’s commitment to eradicate child poverty in Wales by 2020 at a conference today.

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