Archive for 2011
Gwent Police is appealing for information after a 21-year-old man was mugged.
The robbery happened on Bedwas Road, Caerphilly, at approximately 11am on Friday December 23.
More than 2,500 people attended Caerphilly’s River of Light lantern parade on Thursday.
Children of all ages braved the cold winter night to display their homemade lanterns .
Wales Women’s head coach Rhys Edwards has named a 28-strong squad for the 2012 Six Nations campaign with Cardiff Quins’ back row Rachel Taylor unveiled as the captain.
A budding entrepreneur has been given a £4,000 in grant funding to start her own business
Lisa Everson, 22, from Caerphilly, has set up a dance project called Do Your Thing (DYT) which provides young people living locally, who have a passion to dance, with the classes and space required, despite gender, background, ability or race.
Coleg Gwent’s media make-up students conjured up a visual treat on a work placement for musical The Wizard of Oz.
A former student at St Martin’s School has been rewarded for getting the highest mark in his A-level Art and Design exam.
Enforcement Officers from Caerphilly County Borough Council have continued their fight to stop people littering.
The council has teamed up with McDonald’s in Blackwood to encourage customers to dispose of their litter correctly.
Government to ban surcharges on payments to airlines and other firms after campaign to end ‘last-minute’ fees
Cyclist pays tribute to teammates after winning top prize and raising hopes for an Olympic gold in London 2012 Games
Criminal inquiry – managed and controlled by IPCC – under way in relation to murder investigation by Staffordshire police
The National Assembly for Wales’s Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee has agreed to carry out an inquiry into the establishment of a separate Welsh legal jurisdiction.
It’s always difficult to sum up a whole year – the ups and downs, the triumphs and challenges. One thing is for sure, 2011 has definitely been eventful.
On a cloudy but dry day way back on Thursday 3rd March the people of Wales voted overwhelmingly to give further law-making powers to the National Assembly. It was the day an old nation came of age. The ‘Yes’ vote was not an answer to all of our problems, but it was a show of confidence in who we are and what we are capable of doing.