Archive for March, 2012
Fizzy drinks are now off the menu in Caerphilly’s schools as the local authority commits to promoting a more healthy lifestyle for children.
Police are advising people in the Caerphilly area to be vigilant after reports of a suspected credit scam.
A student has blown her rivals out of the water at a prestigious hairdressing competition.
First year hairdressing student Alex Williams took the silver medal for commercial blow-dry in the UK final of the Association of Hairdressers and Therapists (AHT) competition.
A project which previously reduced the number of deliberate grass fires in the Bargoed area has returned for a second year.
A Bargoed man is supporting the Welsh Government crack-down on drivers who abuse the Blue Badge disabled parking system.
Hundreds of thousands of pounds will be invested into Caerphilly’s roads.
The Labour Welsh Government revealed today that more than £11million of additional funding has been made available for the Transport Grant Settlement 2012-13.
Six volunteers from across Caerphilly county borough have achieved their Olympic goal and will head to the Games as ball boys and girls.
Bargoed YMCA has been awarded more than £2,000 claimed back from criminals.
The organisation was one of 20 that received funding from The Gwent High Sheriff’s Community Fund and Gwent Police Property Fund to promote and support community safety, crime prevention, youth diversion or tackle drugs and alcohol abuse.
A netball team have been crowned Welsh under 18 Schools Champions in the prestigious Presidents Cup.
The team from Coleg Gwent Crosskeys Campus, on Risca Road, took the competition by storm, defeating all of the seven other county representative teams, beating Afon Nedd Tawe in the final, 7 goals to 6 to secure the title.
Health Minister Lesley Griffiths claims new figures show increased access to GPs in Caerphilly.
The information, which was published as Ms Griffiths said she hoped to eliminate half-day closing at surgeries, revealed almost 50% of GP surgeries operated under Aneurin Bevan Health Board are open from 8:00-6.30pm each day with no lunchtime closure.
Gwent Police is appealing for information following a burglary in Blackwood.
The incident at a flat in Sycamore Court, took place between 11.30am and 1pm on Monday March 26.
A new inquiry by a National Assembly for Wales committee will examine what’s being done to reduce the incidence of stillbirths in Wales.