Archive for 2011
Homelessness and domestic abuse charity Llamau is appealing to people for donations of any unwanted Christmas presents.
Deborah Holland, marketing manager for the charity, said: “If you received a present which you don’t really want, or will never use, don’t hide it away.
In his regular blog for Caerphilly Observer South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle gives his take on recent news.
New funding worth £5.5m to improve mental health services in Wales has been announced by Health Minister Lesley Griffiths.
Principality Welsh Premiership, Monday December 26 2011. Match report by John Meredith and photography by Ian Lovell
Bedwas let a slender half time advantage slip to present victory to Pooler in a disappointing second half at a wet Pontypool Park on Boxing Day.
|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.
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.