Archive for 2011
The merger between Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent’s social services has been welcomed by the Welsh Government.
Deputy Minister for health and social services Gwenda Thomas praised the planned merger after the issue was raised by South Wales East regional AM Lindsay Whittle.
Gwent Police Authority has appointed Simon Prince as Assistant Chief Constable for Gwent Police.
Mr Prince, who had been acting as temporary Assistant Chief Constable, joined the police as a probationer constable in 1990 and has spent all of his service in Gwent.
• Jonathan Thomas and Richie Rees also left out by Wales
News International chief stops short of full apology, saying she no longer wants to be ‘focal point of the debate’
News Corp chairman uses interview in his own Wall Street Journal to defend handling of News of the World scandal
• Three die at Stepping Hill hospital in Stockport
The case for linking the North East to a high-speed rail network is presented by local government body
Employees from a manufacturing firm in Bedwas have raised £5,000 for children’s hospice Ty Hafan.
The workers, from Eriez Magnetics Europe, based on Bedwas House Industrial Estate, scaled the peaks of Snowdon, Cadair Idris and Pen-y-Fan to raise the cash.
Former Coronation Street actor Sean Wilson, aka Martin Platt, will be making a special appearance at this year’s Big Cheese Festival in Caerphilly.
One hundred parking tickets were issued last month in Ystrad Mynach during a crackdown on illegal parking by police.
Repairs to a retaining wall on the A472 just north of Hafodyrynys, on the left hand side as you travel towards Pontypool, are continuing.
Andrew RT Davies has been named the new leader of the Welsh Conservatives in the Assembly.
The declaration was made on Thursday, following a count of members’ ballot papers at the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff.