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GCSE results 2011: girls widen their lead

 

“Worrying trend” sees boys getting fewer top grades – though they have beaten girls at maths

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Caerphilly County Borough residents urged to look for Trustmark logo to avoid rogue tradesmen

 
The Trustmark Logo

Caerphilly County Borough Council has urged residents to look for the Trustmark logo when hiring tradesmen to avoid potentially being ripped-off.

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645 ex-miners in Wales died awaiting Vibration White Finger compensation

 

More than 600 former miners in Wales died before receiving compensation for a condition caused by working in the coal industry, according to figures released by the UK government.

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Closure of St Cenydd Road, Trecenydd, due to roadworks

 

Caerphilly County Borough Council is warning motorists of the closure of St Cenydd Road, in Trecenydd, from Thursday August 25.

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Police appeal over missing Caerphilly woman, 63

 
Police are appealing for information after 63-year-old Caerphilly woman Jeanette Bishop went missing on Tuesday

Gwent Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing Caerphilly woman.

Jeanette Bishop, 63, was last seen at her home on Tuesday August 23, at about 7.20am.

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South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle’s blog: August 24

 
Lindsay Whittle, South Wales East Assembly Member

In his regular blog for Caerphilly Observer South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle gives his take on recent news.

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Archaeologists discover Roman port in Wales

 

Second known port of Roman Britain unearthed during archaeological dig near fortress of Caerleon

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Ynysddu youth worker honoured for 27 years of service

 
Ynysddu youth worker Colin Prosser is stepping down after 27 years

A youth worker from Ynysddu has been honoured for dedicating 27 years to the youth club he founded.

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Homebuyers will pay for school catchment area privilege, says report

 

Santander study reveals over a third of prospective homebuyers would pay extra for house in catchment area of a good school

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Unemployed offenders face tougher work in the community

 

Plans to step up community penalties as an alternative to prison could include the possibility of hard manual labour

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Cheque abolition slammed by Treasury select committe

 

Select committee report critical of Payments Council’s proposal to abolish cheques and wants return of cheque guarantee cards

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Aneurin Bevan health board to digitise health records

 

Welsh health board plans two year project to transfer paper records to central electronic system

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