Archive for 2011
Politics and celebrity have been part of the electioneering toolkit for sometime now.
Tony Blair got matey with the likes of Oasis and Blur in the 90s and David Cameron had actor Michael Caine at last year’s general election.
Caerphilly’s Plaid Cymru candidate Ron Davies has called for the devolution of policing and the transfer of associated funding to the Welsh Assembly.
Pupils from Pentwynmawr Primary School recently held a fashion show with a difference.
Modelling clothes made from recycled materials and Fairtrade products, the pupils of the Newbridge school showed off the culmination of months of hardwork learning about recycling and the importance of Fairtrade products.
The Tour of Britain cycle race is to head to Caerphilly after organisers announced the county borough would host a stage of the elite competition.
A two-year-old boy with cerebral palsy has been given a £1,000 trike thanks to children’s charity React.
Louie Meade, from Abertridwr, has difficulty walking, crawling and even sitting unsupported.
Newbridge could be home to a solar panel park after councillors granted permission for it to be built on a farm.
• Official figures show chancellor George Osborne is making headway with his deficit reduction plan
Using iPads or other tablet computers overseas could cost users thousands of pounds more than for equivalent 3G use at home, says Which?
Marine Conservation Society urges public not to use toilet as a bin, after cotton buds and condoms make return to coastline
Caerphilly’s Conservative Assembly candidate Owen Meredith, has promised to set up a ‘Jobs Trust’ if elected on May 5.
Sustainable transport charity Sustrans Cymru has launched a summer photography competition.
The organisation wants people to get out on the National Cycle Network in the South Wales Valleys and document their day.
Crime in the Gwent Police force area has fallen, according to new Home Office statistics.
The figures, which cover the 12 months to December 2010, reveal that overall crime was down 9% – the equivalent of ten fewer victims of crime per day.