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Archive for March, 2012

Appeal over railway cable theft near Gilfach Fargoed


Thieves caused commuter chaos on the Rhymney Valley line on Tuesday morning after they stole railway cabling.

Three-hundred metres of cabling was stolen from track near Gilfach Fargoed train station causing signal failure.

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Wales’ first eco award scheme developed in Caerphilly for youth groups


Caerphilly County Borough Council and Bridgend County Borough Council have developed a new eco award scheme for youth groups.

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Nelson man ordered to pay £200 for littering


A Nelson man has been prosecuted and ordered to pay £200 for dropping litter.

Adrian Pitt, of Maes-yr-Onen, was taken to court by Caerphilly County Borough Council after failing to pay a Fixed Penalty Notice fine.

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Police appeal over graffiti in Blackwood

An example of the graffiti in Blackwood

Police in Blackwood are appealing for information on graffiti that has been left on walls and buildings around the town.

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Caerphilly pupils learn about environment with Welsh Water

Pupils from Cwrt Rawlin Primary School taking part in the workshop run by Welsh Water

Children from Cwrt Rawlin Primary School in Caerphilly have been learning about the environment in special workshops organised by utility company Welsh Water.

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Six schools in Caerphilly County Borough praised for PE


Six Caerphilly County Borough schools have been commended for their work in PE this year.

Ynysddu Primary, White Rose Primary, Deri Primary, Greenhill Primary and St Helens Primary School, along with St Cenydd School have all received glowing reports and achieved the ‘ActiveMarc’ this year.

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Shed burglary in Rhymney


Officers in Rhymney are appealing for information following a shed being broken into on Carno Street on the afternoon of Friday March 16.

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Arriva Trains Wales: “Buy ticket or get £1,000 fine”


Valley Lines operator Arriva Trains Wales is warning passengers to buy a ticket before getting on its train or risk a £1,000 fine.

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8,000 honour Grand Slam Wales at Senedd

Captain Sam Warburton lifts the Six Nations trophy

More than 8,000 fans welcomed Warren Gatland’s Grand Slam heroes at a special reception in the Senedd on Monday evening.

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“Thousands of youngsters” could train with Caerphilly Council


Thousands of apprenticeships and training places for youngsters in Caerphilly County Borough could be created, according to a senior Plaid Cymru councillor.

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Caerphilly Council proposes ban on dogs in playgrounds


Caerphilly County Borough Council is to introduce a dog ban in children’s playgrounds.

The local authority is planning to introduce dog control orders in 122 enclosed children’s play areas and multi-use games areas.

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Police appeal after Range Rover stolen in Rudry


Police in Caerphilly are appealing for information after a White Range Rover Sport Estate was stolen from an address in Rudry at 5.15am on Monday March 12.

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