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Caerphilly Council tops recycling league table


The latest recycling figures show that Caerphilly County Borough Council is once again the best performing local authority in South Wales.

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10% of jobs in Caerphilly County Borough reliant on hospitality industry


Almost one in ten of all jobs in Caerphilly County Borough is reliant on the hospitality industry, which is worth £52m a year to the local economy – according to a new report.

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Rugby fans urged to ‘Wake Up for Wales’ (again!)


Welsh rugby fans are once again being urged to cheer on the national team at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium.

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No compulsory redundancies at Caerphilly Council for last three years


Caerphilly County Borough Council is the only local authority in Wales not to introduce compulsory staff redundancies over the last three financial years.

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Smacking of children could be banned in Wales

South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle

South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle is one of three Members behind moves to ban the smacking of children in Wales.

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Motorists in Bedwas warned to keep items out of view

Gwent Police

Motorists in Bedwas are being urged by police to take extra care with security after a recent increase in vehicles being broken into or damaged.

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Historic iron bridge near Draethen restored to former glory

The Iron Bridge near Draethen has been re-opened

Officials from Newport and Caerphilly came together last week to re-open a historic bridge which links the two areas.

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Match report: Bedwas RFC 22 Llandovery RFC 19

Rodger MacBurney crosses for his first Bedwas try

Principality Welsh Premiership, Saturday October 15 2011.
Match report by John Meredith, photography by Ian Lovell

A last kick of the game penalty by Bedwas outside half Richard Powell clinched victory for the home side in what at times was an uninspiring encounter.

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Compensation details for Caerphilly town traders

Road closures in Caerphilly town have driven trade away, according to local businesses

Details of how Caerphilly town centre traders can apply for compensation for loss of business during the ongoing roadworks have been published.

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Nathan Cleverly wins one for Wales as he retains WBO title


• Defending champion beats Tony Bellew in grudge match
• James DeGale is new European super-middleweight champion

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Rugby World Cup 2011: IRB chief backs Alain Rolland on Wales red card


• Paddy O’Brien says Sam Warburton red ‘absolutely correct’
Watch World Cup video highlights, interviews and more

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