Archive for 2011
Coleg Gwent’s Crosskeys Campus rugby team has reached the final of the Welsh Rugby Union Colleges League after winning the last two matches of the regular season.
A group of police cadets have raised nearly £1,000 after staging a charity walk for Comic Relief.
More than £285 was dropped into collection buckets carried by the Blaenau Gwent youngsters as they carried out the 15-mile hike between the police stations in Tredegar and Abertillery, via the stations in Ebbw Vale and Brynmawr.
Gwent Police have appealed for information about an incident involving a taxi and a bus driven by a learner driver.
A Hengoed school has been recognised for its PE teaching.
Tir-y-Berth Primary School in New Rd, Tir-y-berth, Hengoed, is one of 29 across Wales to have been awarded the ‘ActiveMarc Cymru’.
The public is to get the chance to see plans for two wind turbines in Oakdale, near Blackwood.
Students at The College Ystrad Mynach scooped prizes for their construction skills.
Nine students took part in the South East Wales heat of the Construction Skills Wales contest, held at Merthyr Tydfil College, with five going through to the final at Coleg Ceredigion at the end of this month.
A man missing from the Hengoed area for more than a month has been found.
Stephen Cartwright, 54, was reported missing on Tuesday, February 22.
Caerphilly County Borough Council is creating 100 new training places for young people.
The council set itself the target after agreeing to invest £485,000 in training and development for people aged between 16 and 25.
The former head of public protection at Caerphilly County Borough Council is taking a role overseeing Gwent Police.
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Caerphilly Business Forum’s chairman says the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Budget contained some hope for recovery but left a lack clarity around fuel prices, inflation and tax changes.
In his regular blog for Caerphilly Observer, Caerphilly Council leader Lindsay Whittle gives his take on recent news.
Bikers have been urged to take care on the roads this spring and summer.
Gwent Police issued the warning ahead of the clocks going forward this weekend and the increase in the hours of daylight for motorcyclists to explore the region’s scenic routes.